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Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

Coca-Cola Hosts Investor Day: Company Reaffirms Guidance and Updates Long-Term Growth Targets

Senior leaders from The Coca-Cola Company, led by President and CEO James Quincey, will meet with investors and analysts today. As part of that meeting, the company is reaffirming its full year 2017 guidance as well as its previously provided full year 2018 outlook considerations. The compa ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

Nestlé reorganizes infant nutrition business, announces changes to Executive Board

The Nestlé Board of Directors has decided to change the organization of the infant nutrition business at Nestlé to enhance further the company’s ability to win in this high-growth category. Effective January 1, 2018, infant nutrition will move from the globally-managed Nestlé Nutrition to a ... more

GlobalData: Diageo to breathe new life into dormant Scottish distilleries

Drinks giant Diageo has announced that it will be reviving two of its Scottish whisky distilleries that have been dormant for over three decades. Diageo has outlined plans to get Brora in the north east of Scotland and Port Ellen on Islay in the Hebrides up and running by 2020, according to ... more

Study finds consuming nuts strengthens beneficial brainwave frequencies

A new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health has found that eating nuts on a regular basis strengthens brainwave frequencies associated with cognition, healing, learning, memory and other key brain functions. An abstract of the study — which was presented in the nutrition sect ... more

Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites

You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it's only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity, according to a University of Illinois apple expert. "I know everyone wants Honeycrisp, but they're notoriously hard t ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

Hydroponic histrionics? Organic purists assail designation

Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so. The National Organic Standards Board, which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture, voted this month against a proposal to exclude hydroponics and aquaponics - the raising of plant ... more

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Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

c-LEcta provides innovative solutions to the Sugar and Sweetener Industry

The Sweet Tec Conference organized by the ZDS Solingen and attended by representatives of the world’s leading food companies gave valuable insights in new trends in the sugar and sweetener industry. Speakers including c-LEcta’s Head of Innovation, Dr. Andreas Buthe, held interesting talks a ... more

BASF declares Force Majeure for Vitamin A and E and several Carotenoids

Plant shutdown after fire in Citral plant Restart of downstream plants after scheduled maintenance not possible On October 31, a fire occurred during the startup of the Citral plant in Ludwigshafen. Consequently, BASF had to shut down the plant and had to declare Force Majeure for its Citr ... more

Change in the Executive Committee of Barry Callebaut

After serving as Chief Financial Officer of the Barry Callebaut Group since February 2007, Victor Balli (born 1957) has decided to retire from his executive function effective February 28, 2018. The Board of Directors has appointed Remco J. Steenbergen (born 1968, Dutch national) as new CFO ... more

GlobalData: Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surp ... more

German group sees less cocoa in Nutella colour shift

If you've found your jar of Nutella is looking lighter these days, a German consumer protection agency may have found out why. "Since the colour of the new Nutellas is brighter, we assume that more milk powder was added at the expense of cocoa," Verbraucherzentrale Hamburg said on its Face ... more

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighbouring countries

BfR publishes the fourth updated edition of the EU Food Safety Almanac and the new ENP Almanac (European Neighbourhood Policy) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia - the globalisation of food production and food trading i ... more

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Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

Coca-Cola Hosts Investor Day: Company Reaffirms Guidance and Updates Long-Term Growth Targets

Senior leaders from The Coca-Cola Company, led by President and CEO James Quincey, will meet with investors and analysts today. As part of that meeting, the company is reaffirming its full year 2017 guidance as well as its previously provided full year 2018 outlook considerations. The compa ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

GlobalData: Diageo to breathe new life into dormant Scottish distilleries

Drinks giant Diageo has announced that it will be reviving two of its Scottish whisky distilleries that have been dormant for over three decades. Diageo has outlined plans to get Brora in the north east of Scotland and Port Ellen on Islay in the Hebrides up and running by 2020, according to ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

BASF declares Force Majeure for Vitamin A and E and several Carotenoids

Plant shutdown after fire in Citral plant Restart of downstream plants after scheduled maintenance not possible On October 31, a fire occurred during the startup of the Citral plant in Ludwigshafen. Consequently, BASF had to shut down the plant and had to declare Force Majeure for its Citr ... more

Study: 1.1 Million Americans Homebrew Their Own Beer

According tonewly released demographics data from theAmerican Homebrewers Association (AHA)—the leading organization dedicated to advancing and educating people on the hobby of homebrewing—there are currently 1.1 million people in the United States who homebrew their own beer, and 40% of th ... more

GlobalData: Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surp ... more

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighbouring countries

BfR publishes the fourth updated edition of the EU Food Safety Almanac and the new ENP Almanac (European Neighbourhood Policy) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia - the globalisation of food production and food trading i ... more

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Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

BASF declares Force Majeure for Vitamin A and E and several Carotenoids

Plant shutdown after fire in Citral plant Restart of downstream plants after scheduled maintenance not possible On October 31, a fire occurred during the startup of the Citral plant in Ludwigshafen. Consequently, BASF had to shut down the plant and had to declare Force Majeure for its Citr ... more

GlobalData: Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surp ... more

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighbouring countries

BfR publishes the fourth updated edition of the EU Food Safety Almanac and the new ENP Almanac (European Neighbourhood Policy) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia - the globalisation of food production and food trading i ... more

GlobalData: Marijuana is driving innovation in food and drink markets

Cannabis-infused drinks are set to become more widely available. Investment in the marijuana market is increasing as legal recreational use of the drug becomes more widespread, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The latest high profile investor is Constellation B ... more

GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a ... more

Organic industry continues upward trend

The global organic market is nearing USD 90bn in turnover and is developing in the right direction with excellent future prospects. The growth rates are particularly high in North America and northern Europe. In the USA, organic products account for 5 per cent of the food market, with the s ... more

All news on meat

Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

BASF declares Force Majeure for Vitamin A and E and several Carotenoids

Plant shutdown after fire in Citral plant Restart of downstream plants after scheduled maintenance not possible On October 31, a fire occurred during the startup of the Citral plant in Ludwigshafen. Consequently, BASF had to shut down the plant and had to declare Force Majeure for its Citr ... more

GlobalData: Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surp ... more

Together for more food safety in Europe and its neighbouring countries

BfR publishes the fourth updated edition of the EU Food Safety Almanac and the new ENP Almanac (European Neighbourhood Policy) Strawberries from Spain, tomatoes from the Netherlands, spices from Morocco and citrus fruits from Georgia - the globalisation of food production and food trading i ... more

GlobalData: Marijuana is driving innovation in food and drink markets

Cannabis-infused drinks are set to become more widely available. Investment in the marijuana market is increasing as legal recreational use of the drug becomes more widespread, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The latest high profile investor is Constellation B ... more

GFSI Launches Its Global Markets Awards 2018; Celebrates Successes in Food Safety Capability Building

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Global Markets Awards 2018. For this second edition, the Awards will recognise companies from across the globe that have leveraged GFSI’s Global Markets Programme in an exemplary way on their journey towards a ... more

Organic industry continues upward trend

The global organic market is nearing USD 90bn in turnover and is developing in the right direction with excellent future prospects. The growth rates are particularly high in North America and northern Europe. In the USA, organic products account for 5 per cent of the food market, with the s ... more

All news on dairy

Huhtamaki invests in a new manufacturing facility in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Huhtamaki is investing app. EUR 11 million to have a new manufacturing facility built in Hämeenlinna, Finland. Manufacturing operations will be transferred from the current facility that has been built in the 60's to a new, modern facility. Construction work is planned to begin during sprin ... more

What contribution can organic farming make?

Soil degradation, over-fertilisation, pesticides – intensive farming poses a threat to our very existence. Organic farming is an oft-cited alternative. But can it actually feed the world – and would it be a fully sustainable food system? The challenge is as follows: feed an estimated popula ... more

Nestlé reorganizes infant nutrition business, announces changes to Executive Board

The Nestlé Board of Directors has decided to change the organization of the infant nutrition business at Nestlé to enhance further the company’s ability to win in this high-growth category. Effective January 1, 2018, infant nutrition will move from the globally-managed Nestlé Nutrition to a ... more

Study finds consuming nuts strengthens beneficial brainwave frequencies

A new study by researchers at Loma Linda University Health has found that eating nuts on a regular basis strengthens brainwave frequencies associated with cognition, healing, learning, memory and other key brain functions. An abstract of the study — which was presented in the nutrition sect ... more

Disease-resistant apples perform better than old favorites

You may not find them in the produce aisle yet, but it's only a matter of time before new disease-resistant apple cultivars overtake favorites like Honeycrisp in popularity, according to a University of Illinois apple expert. "I know everyone wants Honeycrisp, but they're notoriously hard t ... more

Not just beer and brats: Germany now boasts 300 Michelin restaurants

The country best known for beer and bratwurst can, as of Tuesday, pride itself on bypassing the 300 mark for the number of restaurants that have earned at least one coveted star in the 2018 Michelin Guide for Germany. Atelier in Munich, run by the 35-year-old Jan Hartwig, became the countr ... more

2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria

Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that onboard food won ... more

Hydroponic histrionics? Organic purists assail designation

Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so. The National Organic Standards Board, which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture, voted this month against a proposal to exclude hydroponics and aquaponics - the raising of plant ... more

BASF declares Force Majeure for Vitamin A and E and several Carotenoids

Plant shutdown after fire in Citral plant Restart of downstream plants after scheduled maintenance not possible On October 31, a fire occurred during the startup of the Citral plant in Ludwigshafen. Consequently, BASF had to shut down the plant and had to declare Force Majeure for its Citr ... more

GlobalData: Rising overpopulation is likely to hinder food standards around the world

Population continues to rise globally, especially in the UK, exacerbating concerns over food standards. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the UK population is expected to increase by 3.6 million (5.5%) over the next ten years to 2026, with the 70 million mark being surp ... more

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