Rice University engineers are turning carbon monoxide directly into acetic acid — the widely used chemical agent that gives vinegar its tang — with a continuous catalytic reactor that can use renewable electricity efficiently to turn out a highly purified product.
The electrochemical proces ... more
Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, has today (12 January 2021) announced three key trends for the global food, drink, and foodservice industries, including analysis, insights, and recommendations centred around the ‘now’ (next 12 months), the ‘next’ (18 months+), and the ‘f ... more
Which foods end up on plates in Germany and how healthy are they? While the national trend is positive, meat consumption remains too high. This is the conclusion reached by the German Nutrition Society (DGE) in its latest Nutrition Report. “In order to counteract the rising trend of obesity ... more
The world's first and leading incubator for plant-based and cultured food startups invites innovative founders to apply by February 7, 2021 to participate in the pioneering accelerator program. The incubator program with expert mentoring, financial support and more will start in April 2021. ... more
The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced the top 10 trending foods of 2020, as well as its food trend predictions for 2021.
Based on year-over-year sales growth across Kroger's business, including nearly 2,800 retail stores and pickup, delivery and ship ... more
German food delivery service Delivery Hero received conditional approval from authorities to take over South Korean competitor Woowa on Monday, contingent upon the sale of a subsidiary.
The South Korean anti-trust authority KFTC announced that the Berlin-based company must first sell off it ... more
Carol Oldbury, Director of Hames Chocolates, explains: “Whilst it’s hard to predict what 2021 has in store, one thing we are sure of, is that the popularity of chocolate will not diminish! Chocolate has been the go-to treat for people for nearly 200 hundred years and the one food many of us ... more
The Ferrero Group, a global confectionery group, today announced a definitive agreement pursuant to which it will acquire Eat Natural, the maker of high-quality cereal bars, toasted muesli and granola.The Ferrero Group plans to maintain and further build Eat Natural’s strong brand authentic ... more
The environmental damage arising from the production of foods is not currently reflected in prices. If the consequential costs of the greenhouse gases emitted are determined and added to current food prices, animal products such as milk, cheese and especially meat would have to become far m ... more
Berlin Packaging, the world's largest hybrid packaging supplier, announced today the acquisitions of Repli and Pentapackaging, two leading plastic packaging companies.
Repli, based in Barcelona, Spain, and Pentapackaging, based in Bergamo, Italy, will significantly expand Berlin Packaging's ... more