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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

effect® is the official partner of FC Schalke 04 Esports

13-Aug-2018 effect® is the first official partner of the Schalke Knappen, which concentrates exclusively on the e-sport activities of FC Schalke 04 with a long-term sponsoring commitment. Germany's number one energy drink from MBG and S04 initially agree on a contract term of two years. Whether on the ... more

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

13-Aug-2018 A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes, and avocados stay fresher longer. J.R. Simplot Company on Monday anno ... more

Drought in Europe makes wheat much more expensive

13-Aug-2018 The drought makes wheat considerably more expensive. At the Matif commodity futures exchange in Paris, which is important for the European market, the price of wheat rose by 20 percent to over 200 euros per tonne from May to the end of July. This was reported on Thursday by Klaus Josef Lutz ... more

The Coconut Collaborative: Awards for Chocolate and Nature

13-Aug-2018 At this year's free from food awards, the prize goes for the third time in a row to the coconut delicacies from London-based manufacturer The Coconut Collaborative. In the milk alternatives category, the special dessert delicacy Chocolate was the winner of the year 2018 and the coconut prep ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Key gene to accelerate sugarcane growth is identified

09-Aug-2018 Despite international breeding efforts, advanced agronomy and effective management of pests and diseases, sugarcane yields have been static for decades owing to constraints on culm development. The culm's sugar storage capacity is physically limited, restricting the volume of sucrose and bi ... more

Ramon Laguarta Elected Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo

08-Aug-2018 Indra K. Nooyi to end tenure as CEO after delivering more than a decade of strong performance, grounding company in Performance with Purpose philosophy, and positioning PepsiCo for continued success. PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) (“PepsiCo”) today announced that its Board of Directors has una ... more

Majority of Britons consider beer in pub unaffordable

08-Aug-2018 More than half of the British consider the beer prices in the pub no longer affordable. This is the result of a survey conducted by the opinion research institute YouGov on behalf of the lobby organization Camra (Campaign for Real Ale). When asked whether the pint is affordable in a British ... more

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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

The Coconut Collaborative: Awards for Chocolate and Nature

13-Aug-2018 At this year's free from food awards, the prize goes for the third time in a row to the coconut delicacies from London-based manufacturer The Coconut Collaborative. In the milk alternatives category, the special dessert delicacy Chocolate was the winner of the year 2018 and the coconut prep ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Why women stay behind the scenes at work

08-Aug-2018 While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more

Kroger brings it home, introduces online delivery

02-Aug-2018 Kroger is introducing online delivery as customer convenience becomes an increasingly crucial element to gain loyalty in a hyper-competitive atmosphere. Online grocery shopping is still a tiny part of the market, but supermarket operators are betting that more people will want to buy their ... more

DouxMatok and Südzucker Announce Partnership to Manufacture and Commercialize Breakthrough Sugar Reduction Technology Across Europe

02-Aug-2018 Addressing both industry and consumer’s needs, a key priority is to drive launches of new products with substantially less sugar and with no taste compromises. Südzucker, Europe’s leading sugar company, and DouxMatok, developer of targeted flavor delivery technology, today announced a partn ... more

The eco gender gap: 71% of women try to live more ethically, compared to 59% of men

30-Jul-2018 While consumers are increasingly interested in topics like ethics and sustainability, it seems that Britain’s men are lagging behind women when it comes to maintaining good environmental habits. At a national level, 65% of Brits say they are trying to live more ethically than a year ago. Bu ... more

50 years on, McDonald's isn't messing with its Big Mac

30-Jul-2018 McDonald's is fighting to hold onto customers as the Big Mac turns 50, but it's not messing with the makings of its most famous burger. The company is celebrating the 1968 national launch of the double-decker sandwich whose ingredients of "two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, chees ... more

EU top court rules new breeding techniques count as GMOs

26-Jul-2018 The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday that food produced by a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques should be considered genetically modified organisms, thus falling under the EU's strict regulations of the products. The ruling, which will see the foods face special safet ... more

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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

effect® is the official partner of FC Schalke 04 Esports

13-Aug-2018 effect® is the first official partner of the Schalke Knappen, which concentrates exclusively on the e-sport activities of FC Schalke 04 with a long-term sponsoring commitment. Germany's number one energy drink from MBG and S04 initially agree on a contract term of two years. Whether on the ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Ramon Laguarta Elected Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo

08-Aug-2018 Indra K. Nooyi to end tenure as CEO after delivering more than a decade of strong performance, grounding company in Performance with Purpose philosophy, and positioning PepsiCo for continued success. PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) (“PepsiCo”) today announced that its Board of Directors has una ... more

Majority of Britons consider beer in pub unaffordable

08-Aug-2018 More than half of the British consider the beer prices in the pub no longer affordable. This is the result of a survey conducted by the opinion research institute YouGov on behalf of the lobby organization Camra (Campaign for Real Ale). When asked whether the pint is affordable in a British ... more

Why women stay behind the scenes at work

08-Aug-2018 While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more

Heineken Signs Non-binding Deals With China Resources To Create Partnership

07-Aug-2018 Heineken NV (HKHHF.PK) said that it has signed non-binding agreements with China Resources Enterprise, Limited or 'CRE' and China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co. Ltd. to create a long-term strategic partnership for Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. HEINEKEN will become CRE's 40% minority ... more

Heineken Signs Non-binding Deals With China Resources To Create Partnership

03-Aug-2018 Heineken NV said that it has signed non-binding agreements with China Resources Enterprise, Limited or 'CRE' and China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co. Ltd. to create a long-term strategic partnership for Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau. HEINEKEN will become CRE's 40% minority partner in h ... more

Molson Coors wants to brew cannabis-infused beverages

03-Aug-2018 Molson Coors Canada, the Canadian business unit of Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE: TAP; TSX: TPX), and leading Canadian cannabis producer, The Hydropothecary Corporation (“HEXO”) (TSX: HEXO), are pleased to announce that they have entered into a definitive agreement to form a joint vent ... more

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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Why women stay behind the scenes at work

08-Aug-2018 While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more

Jury tells pork giant to pay $473.5M in nuisance lawsuit

07-Aug-2018 A federal jury decided Friday that the world's largest pork producer should pay $473.5 million to neighbors of three North Carolina industrial-scale hog farms for unreasonable nuisances they suffered from odors, flies and rumbling trucks The jury found that Smithfield Foods owes compensatio ... more

Kroger brings it home, introduces online delivery

02-Aug-2018 Kroger is introducing online delivery as customer convenience becomes an increasingly crucial element to gain loyalty in a hyper-competitive atmosphere. Online grocery shopping is still a tiny part of the market, but supermarket operators are betting that more people will want to buy their ... more

Poultry firm to pay $3.75M to settle discrimination lawsuits

02-Aug-2018 A Mississippi poultry supplier will pay $3.75 million to Hispanic workers, ending an eight-year legal fight. The Clarion Ledger reports Koch Foods of Mississippi LLC agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by 11 workers at its Morton plant, as well as one filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportu ... more

DouxMatok and Südzucker Announce Partnership to Manufacture and Commercialize Breakthrough Sugar Reduction Technology Across Europe

02-Aug-2018 Addressing both industry and consumer’s needs, a key priority is to drive launches of new products with substantially less sugar and with no taste compromises. Südzucker, Europe’s leading sugar company, and DouxMatok, developer of targeted flavor delivery technology, today announced a partn ... more

Undercover video shows pig abuse but also common practices

31-Jul-2018 Recently released undercover video showing pigs being kicked, hit and punched at a Kentucky supplier for the world's largest meat producer drew prompt condemnation from animal rights groups and the agricultural industry alike. However, the images sandwiched in between - adult pigs in cages ... more

The eco gender gap: 71% of women try to live more ethically, compared to 59% of men

30-Jul-2018 While consumers are increasingly interested in topics like ethics and sustainability, it seems that Britain’s men are lagging behind women when it comes to maintaining good environmental habits. At a national level, 65% of Brits say they are trying to live more ethically than a year ago. Bu ... more

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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Why women stay behind the scenes at work

08-Aug-2018 While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more

Kroger brings it home, introduces online delivery

02-Aug-2018 Kroger is introducing online delivery as customer convenience becomes an increasingly crucial element to gain loyalty in a hyper-competitive atmosphere. Online grocery shopping is still a tiny part of the market, but supermarket operators are betting that more people will want to buy their ... more

DouxMatok and Südzucker Announce Partnership to Manufacture and Commercialize Breakthrough Sugar Reduction Technology Across Europe

02-Aug-2018 Addressing both industry and consumer’s needs, a key priority is to drive launches of new products with substantially less sugar and with no taste compromises. Südzucker, Europe’s leading sugar company, and DouxMatok, developer of targeted flavor delivery technology, today announced a partn ... more

Can flavor boost cheese's profile in Latin America?

01-Aug-2018 The use of flavor in cheese is an untapped opportunity in Latin America and could give consumers more reasons and more ways to eat cheese. Nearly eight in 10 Brazilians, for example, agree they would like to try more flavors in cheese (eg cranberry/herbs). Yet, despite the interest, product ... more

The eco gender gap: 71% of women try to live more ethically, compared to 59% of men

30-Jul-2018 While consumers are increasingly interested in topics like ethics and sustainability, it seems that Britain’s men are lagging behind women when it comes to maintaining good environmental habits. At a national level, 65% of Brits say they are trying to live more ethically than a year ago. Bu ... more

Ben & Jerry's, advocacy group: Farm worker program a success

26-Jul-2018 Ben & Jerry's and the group Migrant Justice say an agreement that the ice cream company signed last year to improve pay and working conditions of laborers on farms that provide the company milk has been a success during trying dairy times. Ben & Jerry's signed the "Milk with Dignity" agreem ... more

EU top court rules new breeding techniques count as GMOs

26-Jul-2018 The European Union's top court ruled Wednesday that food produced by a series of new biotechnology breeding techniques should be considered genetically modified organisms, thus falling under the EU's strict regulations of the products. The ruling, which will see the foods face special safet ... more

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Agricultural Research and Food Sciences: the University of Hohenheim maintains the top position in Germany

13-Aug-2018 The ranking published yesterday by the National Taiwan University (NTU) of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart once again confirms the highest research level in Germany in the agricultural, food and nutrition sciences. The university ranks 6th in Europe and 21st worldwide, while the NT ... more

Genetics technology could lead to more crops, fresher food

13-Aug-2018 A multinational agricultural company based in Idaho has acquired gene editing licensing rights that could one day be used to help farmers produce more crops and make grocery store offerings such as strawberries, potatoes, and avocados stay fresher longer. J.R. Simplot Company on Monday anno ... more

Drought in Europe makes wheat much more expensive

13-Aug-2018 The drought makes wheat considerably more expensive. At the Matif commodity futures exchange in Paris, which is important for the European market, the price of wheat rose by 20 percent to over 200 euros per tonne from May to the end of July. This was reported on Thursday by Klaus Josef Lutz ... more

Amazon, Whole Foods Market To Offer Grocery Pickup In As Little As 30 Minutes

10-Aug-2018 Amazon announced Wednesday the launch of grocery pickup in as little as 30 minutes from select Whole Foods Market stores. The company is beginning pickup in Sacramento and Virginia Beach, with more cities to come throughout 2018. Prime members can now shop Whole Foods Market's products and ... more

4.4 million EU funding for German-Dutch food companies

09-Aug-2018 How will algae and insect products be produced in the future? How can the meat industry react sustainably to the nutritional needs of the population? And how will food actually be prepared in the kitchen in the future? FOOD2020 has the answers. The German-Dutch cooperation project will be c ... more

Key gene to accelerate sugarcane growth is identified

09-Aug-2018 Despite international breeding efforts, advanced agronomy and effective management of pests and diseases, sugarcane yields have been static for decades owing to constraints on culm development. The culm's sugar storage capacity is physically limited, restricting the volume of sucrose and bi ... more

Why women stay behind the scenes at work

08-Aug-2018 While research has shown that visibility in the workplace is critical for professional advancement, the reality is that for some women, it’s easier said than done. According to a new study by Stanford scholars, professional women have strong reasons to ignore recommendations that urge them ... more

USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

06-Aug-2018 Federal authorities have issued a public health alert about more than two dozen beef, pork and poultry salad and wrap products as a precaution due to possible parasite contamination. The Agriculture Department's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products, distributed by Indianapol ... more

Vegan soccer club is now carbon neutral

06-Aug-2018 An English soccer team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations. Forest Green Rovers, which plays in English soccer's fourth tier, has adopted a number of environmentally-friendly measures, from using electric vehicles, ... more

Heat causes hormone stress in tomato plants

03-Aug-2018 The prolonged heat wave this year is causing considerable yield losses in agriculture and horticulture in large parts of Germany. This is not only due to a lack of irrigation, but also to the influence of heat on the metabolism of plants.Tomatoes are important yield crops in vegetable culti ... more

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