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MonkFiber™, a functional, sweet fiber from the pomace of the monk fruit

09-Apr-2020 Ingredients by Nature (IBN)—supplier of high-quality, customizable, science-based food ingredients—announced the launch of MonkFiber™, a functional, sweet fiber from the pomace of the monk fruit. Monk fruit, also known as Luo Han Guo, is a small green melon named so because of the monks who ... more

Banana flavours inspiring cookies innovation

09-Apr-2020 Brands in the cookies category are using banana powder to provide a new sensory experience for consumers, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.Shubham Mahajan, Associate Analyst at GlobalData, commented, ‘‘The cookies category is dominated by chocolate, vanilla, and ... more

Fairtrade Together: COVID-19 Briefing

08-Apr-2020 Fairtrade is gathering updates from around the world about how COVID-19 is affecting producer organizations, family farmers, and workers. While the health impacts in most countries in the global south are still behind Europe, North America and parts of Asia, governments there have taken pre ... more

Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

Amber Beverage Group names new distributor in Finland

08-Apr-2020 Amber Beverage Group today announces that it has appointed Beverage Partners Finland, part of the Hans Just Group, as its distributor in Finland. BPF will distribute a range of Amber Beverage Group’s core brands including the gold-filtered sparkling wine Cosmopolitan Diva® and the agreement ... more

Mondelēz International Completes Acquisition of Give & Go

07-Apr-2020 Mondelēz International, Inc. announced it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the famous two-bite® brand of brownies and the Create-A-Treat® brand, ... more

COVID-19 Crushing the Dairy Industry

07-Apr-2020 No one could foresee a crippling global pandemic. We are witnessing the decimation of the dairy industry. The crisis playing out before our eyes is staggering. Dairy farmers are dumping milk into fields and down drains; retailers are limiting consumers dairy purchases; and farmers are left ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

McCain donates $1-million to help New Brunswick (Canada) food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

06-Apr-2020 More than 60 food banks, shelters, community kitchens, and school programs in New Brunswick received the urgent support they needed this week, as The McCain Foundation donated $1-million to Food Depot Alimentaire.  In recent weeks, COVID-19 has left food banks across the province and countr ... more

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Banana flavours inspiring cookies innovation

09-Apr-2020 Brands in the cookies category are using banana powder to provide a new sensory experience for consumers, according to GlobalData a leading data and analytics company.Shubham Mahajan, Associate Analyst at GlobalData, commented, ‘‘The cookies category is dominated by chocolate, vanilla, and ... more

Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

Mondelēz International Completes Acquisition of Give & Go

07-Apr-2020 Mondelēz International, Inc. announced it has completed its previously announced agreement to acquire a significant majority interest in Give & Go, a North American leader in fully-finished sweet baked goods and owners of the famous two-bite® brand of brownies and the Create-A-Treat® brand, ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

Just the taste of fat can make you feel full without eating

03-Apr-2020 New Deakin research has found a possible appetite suppression dynamic for some overweight Australians, with results showing the taste of fat within a food can make some of us feel full without needing to swallow. Dr Andrew Costanzo, from Deakin's Centre for Advanced Sensory Science, led a t ... more

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste

01-Apr-2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has anal ... more

Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?

01-Apr-2020 Is the organic sector living up to its sustainability claims when it comes to packaging? Packaging expert Carolina Schweig went to BIOFACH and VIVANESS, the Leading Trade Fairs for Organic Food and Natural and Organic Personal Care, to see for herself.  Organic products are very much in fav ... more

Hydrosol continues its success story with the plant-based revolution

31-Mar-2020 Sustainability, healthy lifestyle and natural functionality are the big trends on international markets this year. This was the conclusion drawn from a survey of around 150 attendees from more than 60 countries who recently came together at Hydrosol’s Sales Network Meeting in Hamburg. Every ... more

Too much salt weakens the immune system

30-Mar-2020 A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a current study under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human volunte ... more

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Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

Amber Beverage Group names new distributor in Finland

08-Apr-2020 Amber Beverage Group today announces that it has appointed Beverage Partners Finland, part of the Hans Just Group, as its distributor in Finland. BPF will distribute a range of Amber Beverage Group’s core brands including the gold-filtered sparkling wine Cosmopolitan Diva® and the agreement ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

Beam Suntory India Stands Up for the Indian Food & Beverage Community

06-Apr-2020 Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, has come forward to support the food and beverage community in India at this time of social distancing to prevent the spread of Covid-19. This initiative represents the spirit of Beam Suntory’s corporate social responsibility efforts, whose m ... more

Carlsberg Suspends 2020 Guidance; Expands Cost-cutting

03-Apr-2020 Carlsberg said it has decided to suspend guidance for fiscal year 2020 due to the uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The company said it has expanded its cost-cutting measures to protect the continued financial health of its business. The company is taking additional measures to ... more

Just the taste of fat can make you feel full without eating

03-Apr-2020 New Deakin research has found a possible appetite suppression dynamic for some overweight Australians, with results showing the taste of fat within a food can make some of us feel full without needing to swallow. Dr Andrew Costanzo, from Deakin's Centre for Advanced Sensory Science, led a t ... more

Beam Suntory and Maxxium Spain Contribute to the Fight Against COVID-19

02-Apr-2020 Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, along with its joint venture distribution partner Maxxium Spain, have donated a combined €240,000 to support hospitals and nursing homes in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. In addition, Beam Suntory’s Segovia distillery is now in the process of pro ... more

COVID-19 response: How the Coca-Cola supporting communities and frontline responders

02-Apr-2020 Throughout its 134-year history, The Coca-Cola Company has operated in times of crisis and tapped its network of partners, suppliers and stakeholders to provide not only financial resources, but also logistical, technical and marketing expertise to support communities in need.  The Coca-Col ... more

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste

01-Apr-2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has anal ... more

All news on beverages

Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

Just the taste of fat can make you feel full without eating

03-Apr-2020 New Deakin research has found a possible appetite suppression dynamic for some overweight Australians, with results showing the taste of fat within a food can make some of us feel full without needing to swallow. Dr Andrew Costanzo, from Deakin's Centre for Advanced Sensory Science, led a t ... more

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste

01-Apr-2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has anal ... more

Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?

01-Apr-2020 Is the organic sector living up to its sustainability claims when it comes to packaging? Packaging expert Carolina Schweig went to BIOFACH and VIVANESS, the Leading Trade Fairs for Organic Food and Natural and Organic Personal Care, to see for herself.  Organic products are very much in fav ... more

Hydrosol continues its success story with the plant-based revolution

31-Mar-2020 Sustainability, healthy lifestyle and natural functionality are the big trends on international markets this year. This was the conclusion drawn from a survey of around 150 attendees from more than 60 countries who recently came together at Hydrosol’s Sales Network Meeting in Hamburg. Every ... more

Copper boosts pig growth, and now we know why

30-Mar-2020 Pigs have better feed conversion rates with copper in their diets, but until now, scientists didn't fully understand why. Existing research from the University of Illinois shows copper doesn't change fat and energy absorption from the diet. Instead, according to new research, the element se ... more

Too much salt weakens the immune system

30-Mar-2020 A high-salt diet is not only bad for one's blood pressure, but also for the immune system. This is the conclusion of a current study under the leadership of the University Hospital Bonn. Mice fed a high-salt diet were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections. Human volunte ... more

COVID-19’s impact on the UK grocery market

25-Mar-2020 Following the social distancing measures put in place by the prime minister last week (16th March), retailers are making changes in how they operate as they react to the new norm that COVID-19 is imposing.  The outbreak of the virus is unprecedented and its impact on the retail sector has b ... more

All news on meat

Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

COVID-19 Crushing the Dairy Industry

07-Apr-2020 No one could foresee a crippling global pandemic. We are witnessing the decimation of the dairy industry. The crisis playing out before our eyes is staggering. Dairy farmers are dumping milk into fields and down drains; retailers are limiting consumers dairy purchases; and farmers are left ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

Just the taste of fat can make you feel full without eating

03-Apr-2020 New Deakin research has found a possible appetite suppression dynamic for some overweight Australians, with results showing the taste of fat within a food can make some of us feel full without needing to swallow. Dr Andrew Costanzo, from Deakin's Centre for Advanced Sensory Science, led a t ... more

Health claims and flavour innovation can boost consumption in India's yogurt category

02-Apr-2020 Traditionally, homemade yogurt is consumed as part of most meals and snacks in Indian households and it seems the tradition of making it at home is alive and well as Mintel research reveals that almost three in four Indians (71%) have had fresh/homemade yogurt in the past six months and ove ... more

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste

01-Apr-2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has anal ... more

The a2 Milk™ brand expands into the Canadian market under licence

01-Apr-2020 The a2 Milk Company is pleased to announce it has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with Agrifoods Cooperative (‘Agrifoods’) for the production, distribution, sale and marketing of a2 Milk™ branded liquid milk for the Canadian market as was announced by Agrifoods overnight. CEO ... more

Packaging for organic products: How sustainable is it really?

01-Apr-2020 Is the organic sector living up to its sustainability claims when it comes to packaging? Packaging expert Carolina Schweig went to BIOFACH and VIVANESS, the Leading Trade Fairs for Organic Food and Natural and Organic Personal Care, to see for herself.  Organic products are very much in fav ... more

Hydrosol continues its success story with the plant-based revolution

31-Mar-2020 Sustainability, healthy lifestyle and natural functionality are the big trends on international markets this year. This was the conclusion drawn from a survey of around 150 attendees from more than 60 countries who recently came together at Hydrosol’s Sales Network Meeting in Hamburg. Every ... more

All news on dairy

MonkFiber™, a functional, sweet fiber from the pomace of the monk fruit

09-Apr-2020 Ingredients by Nature (IBN)—supplier of high-quality, customizable, science-based food ingredients—announced the launch of MonkFiber™, a functional, sweet fiber from the pomace of the monk fruit. Monk fruit, also known as Luo Han Guo, is a small green melon named so because of the monks who ... more

Fairtrade Together: COVID-19 Briefing

08-Apr-2020 Fairtrade is gathering updates from around the world about how COVID-19 is affecting producer organizations, family farmers, and workers. While the health impacts in most countries in the global south are still behind Europe, North America and parts of Asia, governments there have taken pre ... more

Possible lives for food waste from restaurants

08-Apr-2020 More than a third of the food produced ends up being wasted. This situation creates environmental, ethical and financial issues, that also alter food security. Negative effects from waste management, such as bad smells or the emission of greenhouse gases, make the bioeconomy one of the best ... more

Resilience towards food addiction

07-Apr-2020 Overconsumption of hypercaloric and highly palatable food was evolutionarily advantageous when food was scarce, aiming at increasing the success of survival. Nowadays, however, caused by the easy access of caloric dense food and stress-induced eating, this physiological strategy has become ... more

Film packaging is perceived differently again and appreciated more

07-Apr-2020 The current situation clearly shows how important packaging in general and film packaging in particular is, and not only for the protection and transport of the products. Product safety and product hygiene are now more important than ever. In the public discussions before the Corona crisis, ... more

McCain donates $1-million to help New Brunswick (Canada) food banks during COVID-19 pandemic

06-Apr-2020 More than 60 food banks, shelters, community kitchens, and school programs in New Brunswick received the urgent support they needed this week, as The McCain Foundation donated $1-million to Food Depot Alimentaire.  In recent weeks, COVID-19 has left food banks across the province and countr ... more

ONE commitment to Health and Safety

06-Apr-2020 One Banana stands in solidarity with those affected by the health and safety measures applied to prevent and contain the pandemic known as COVID-19 in Ecuador by donating more than 2,000 boxes of bananas to help scarce resources areas of the country. Despite its importance, the strict sanit ... more

Just the taste of fat can make you feel full without eating

03-Apr-2020 New Deakin research has found a possible appetite suppression dynamic for some overweight Australians, with results showing the taste of fat within a food can make some of us feel full without needing to swallow. Dr Andrew Costanzo, from Deakin's Centre for Advanced Sensory Science, led a t ... more

DSM completes acquisition of Glycom

02-Apr-2020 Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announces the completion of its acquisition of Glycom A/S (“Glycom”), the world's leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) for an enterprise value of €765 million. The acquisition of Gl ... more

Reduced off-odor of plastic recyclates via separate collection of packaging waste

01-Apr-2020 Plastic recyclates produced from waste packaging have to meet high sensory requirements in order to be used for new products. Plastic recyclates often have off-odors, some of which have not hitherto been identified. The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has anal ... more

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