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Multi-million investment in capacity extension for chicory root fibre

02-Dec-2021 BENEO announces multi-million investment program in capacity extension for prebiotic chicory root fibre worldwide BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chi ... more

Global Mushroom Market Report 2021

02-Dec-2021 The "Global Mushroom Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Button, Oyster), by Form (Fresh, Processed), by Application (Food, Pharma), by Distribution Channel (Online, Grocery Stores), and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offe ... more

Reduced meat diet has many advantages

02-Dec-2021 Which diet is better: moderately reduce meat consumption and eat more fruit, vegetables and wholegrain products, as recommended by the German Nutrition Society? Follow our southern neighbors' example and eat more fish and seafood? Or even switch completely to a vegan diet? A new study by th ... more

Coffee time: Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets

01-Dec-2021 In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine’s effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants’ reaction times. “A lot of what happens in our environment is moving— ... more

Roquette Opens World’s Largest Pea Protein Plant

01-Dec-2021 Roquette celebrated the opening of the world’s largest pea protein plant, further extending its leadership position to meet surging global demand for alternative proteins. The new “Plant for the Future” gives Roquette the largest pea protein supply in the world alongside some of the world’s ... more

Kraft Heinz Completes Sale of Natural Cheese Business to an Affiliate of Groupe Lactalis

01-Dec-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) (“Kraft Heinz” or the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the sale of certain assets in its global cheese business and the license of certain trademarks to an affiliate of Groupe Lactalis for total consideration of approximately $3.3 billio ... more

DSM to acquire Vestkorn Milling to accelerate growth in plant-based proteins

01-Dec-2021 Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Norwegian company Vestkorn Milling, one of Europe’s leading producers of pea- and bean-derived ingredients for plant-based protein products, for an enterprise value of €65m. Ves ... more

Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

Julia Herz Named Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association

30-Nov-2021 The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—today announced the hire of Julia Herz as the executive director of the American Homebrewers Association®Opens in new window (AHA), the BA’s homebrewing division. Herz ... more

Acquisition of Consol for $1 billion

30-Nov-2021 Ardagh Group S.A. (“Ardagh”) announces that it has agreed to acquire Consol Holdings Proprietary Limited (“Consol”), the leading producer of glass packaging on the African continent, for an equity value of ZAR10.1 billion ($635 million). Headquartered in Johannesburg, and founded in 1946, C ... more

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Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

3 emerging trends in gluten-free food and drink

30-Nov-2021 In recent years, health-conscious consumers are showing increased interest in gluten-free products as a part of a broader healthy eating regime, in the form of grain-free/low-carb diets like paleo and keto. This continues to move the market opportunity beyond just those consumers with coeli ... more

Shopping trolleys save shoppers money as pushing reduces spending, finds new study

29-Nov-2021 Shoppers are likely to save money in the run up to the holiday season if they use standard shopping trolleys, new research has found. The study, led by Bayes Business School, explores how using the standard shopping trolley with a horizontal handlebar – such as you would likely find in a su ... more

General Mills Announces Proposed Sale of European Dough Businesses to Cérélia

26-Nov-2021 General Mills announced that it has agreed to sell its European dough businesses to Cérélia, a global leader in ready-to-bake dough solutions. The proposed transactions would include General Mills branded and private label dough businesses in Germany, the UK, and Ireland, including the Knac ... more

Dr. Oetker strengthens its International Executive Board

24-Nov-2021 Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG is adding two new members to its International Executive Board. With effect from January 1, 2022, Claudia Willvonseder will take over responsibility for Marketing, Research and Development, Compliance, Sustainability and Global Data Management. At the sam ... more

Ice Cube That Doesn’t Melt or Grow Mold

24-Nov-2021 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs. These plastic-free, “jelly ice cubes” do not melt, are compostable and anti-mic ... more

Robot technology to measure plant growth

24-Nov-2021 The different way plants grow in the world’s first solar glasshouse is the subject of a new Murdoch University research project which will deploy custom-built autonomous robot technology. The glasshouse horticulture industry is worth $30+ billion ($US) per annum and allows growers to exten ... more

Urbanization not always bad for food and land use diversity

23-Nov-2021 Widely accepted myths that urbanization negatively impacts food and land use biodiversity are incorrect, according to a team of researchers who developed a framework for evaluating this intersection. Their results could also affect nutrition and food insecurity in urban areas. More than 50% ... more

Embrace simple flavors for thrifty consumers

23-Nov-2021 Simple flavors can appeal to consumers who are looking for ways to stretch their dollar and keep their pantry stocked with versatile meal essentials. Macroeconomic issues, such as inflation, rising food prices and supply chain shortages, will put new pressure to find value in food and drink ... more

Rising global demand for food

22-Nov-2021 KfW today concluded another loan agreement in Rome with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on behalf of the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for a promotional loan of EUR 400 million. EUR 400 million was disbursed for the first time in 2014. As ... more

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Coffee time: Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets

01-Dec-2021 In the first study of its kind to explore caffeine’s effects on dynamic visual skills, researchers concluded that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. Caffeine also improved participants’ reaction times. “A lot of what happens in our environment is moving— ... more

Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

Julia Herz Named Executive Director of the American Homebrewers Association

30-Nov-2021 The Brewers Association (BA)—the not-for-profit trade association dedicated to small and independent American craft brewers—today announced the hire of Julia Herz as the executive director of the American Homebrewers Association®Opens in new window (AHA), the BA’s homebrewing division. Herz ... more

Acquisition of Consol for $1 billion

30-Nov-2021 Ardagh Group S.A. (“Ardagh”) announces that it has agreed to acquire Consol Holdings Proprietary Limited (“Consol”), the leading producer of glass packaging on the African continent, for an equity value of ZAR10.1 billion ($635 million). Headquartered in Johannesburg, and founded in 1946, C ... more

Shopping trolleys save shoppers money as pushing reduces spending, finds new study

29-Nov-2021 Shoppers are likely to save money in the run up to the holiday season if they use standard shopping trolleys, new research has found. The study, led by Bayes Business School, explores how using the standard shopping trolley with a horizontal handlebar – such as you would likely find in a su ... more

Only alcohol -- not caffeine, diet or lack of sleep -- might trigger heart rhythm condition

26-Nov-2021 New research from UC San Francisco that tested possible triggers of a common heart condition, including caffeine, sleep deprivation and sleeping on the left side, found that only alcohol use was consistently associated with more episodes of the heart arrhythmia.  The authors conclude that p ... more

Gen Z drive demand for alcohol reduction

25-Nov-2021 Avoidance of alcohol is becoming the norm for a growing minority of consumers around the world. While this trend is seen across all age groups, it is most apparent in Generation Z, with as many as a third of consumers aged 18-25 now saying that they never consume alcohol. This trend is crea ... more

Latte lovers, rejoice: Coffee could lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease

25-Nov-2021 Good news for those of us who can’t face the day without their morning flat white: a long-term study has revealed drinking higher amounts of coffee may make you less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. As part of the Australian  Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Study of ageing, research ... more

The tea industry is also affected by raw material shortages

25-Nov-2021 The mood among the members of the German Tea & Herbal Tea Association, the local representative of the industry, is actually positive throughout. Cause for joy gives among other things the fact that according to current tea report in Germany never so much tea was drunk as in the last year a ... more

Ice Cube That Doesn’t Melt or Grow Mold

24-Nov-2021 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs. These plastic-free, “jelly ice cubes” do not melt, are compostable and anti-mic ... more

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Reduced meat diet has many advantages

02-Dec-2021 Which diet is better: moderately reduce meat consumption and eat more fruit, vegetables and wholegrain products, as recommended by the German Nutrition Society? Follow our southern neighbors' example and eat more fish and seafood? Or even switch completely to a vegan diet? A new study by th ... more

Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

Shopping trolleys save shoppers money as pushing reduces spending, finds new study

29-Nov-2021 Shoppers are likely to save money in the run up to the holiday season if they use standard shopping trolleys, new research has found. The study, led by Bayes Business School, explores how using the standard shopping trolley with a horizontal handlebar – such as you would likely find in a su ... more

Ice Cube That Doesn’t Melt or Grow Mold

24-Nov-2021 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs. These plastic-free, “jelly ice cubes” do not melt, are compostable and anti-mic ... more

Robot technology to measure plant growth

24-Nov-2021 The different way plants grow in the world’s first solar glasshouse is the subject of a new Murdoch University research project which will deploy custom-built autonomous robot technology. The glasshouse horticulture industry is worth $30+ billion ($US) per annum and allows growers to exten ... more

Urbanization not always bad for food and land use diversity

23-Nov-2021 Widely accepted myths that urbanization negatively impacts food and land use biodiversity are incorrect, according to a team of researchers who developed a framework for evaluating this intersection. Their results could also affect nutrition and food insecurity in urban areas. More than 50% ... more

Embrace simple flavors for thrifty consumers

23-Nov-2021 Simple flavors can appeal to consumers who are looking for ways to stretch their dollar and keep their pantry stocked with versatile meal essentials. Macroeconomic issues, such as inflation, rising food prices and supply chain shortages, will put new pressure to find value in food and drink ... more

Rising global demand for food

22-Nov-2021 KfW today concluded another loan agreement in Rome with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on behalf of the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for a promotional loan of EUR 400 million. EUR 400 million was disbursed for the first time in 2014. As ... more

Artificial smell to control food quality

16-Nov-2021 Researchers from IBEC, in collaboration with the University of Cordoba, recently published a study where they develop protocols that optimize the use of a technique capable of analysing, at the molecular level, substances present in the aroma of food, managing to differentiate samples of ha ... more

Time series study first to suggest that increased consumption of ultra-processed foods has environmental implications

15-Nov-2021 A new study of 30-year changes in the Brazilian diet finds that increased consumption of ultra-processed foods is linked to worsened impacts on the environment, and echoes dietary changes in the UK. A new study finds that over the last 30 years, Brazil has undergone a nutrition transition t ... more

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Kraft Heinz Completes Sale of Natural Cheese Business to an Affiliate of Groupe Lactalis

01-Dec-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) (“Kraft Heinz” or the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the sale of certain assets in its global cheese business and the license of certain trademarks to an affiliate of Groupe Lactalis for total consideration of approximately $3.3 billio ... more

Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

Shopping trolleys save shoppers money as pushing reduces spending, finds new study

29-Nov-2021 Shoppers are likely to save money in the run up to the holiday season if they use standard shopping trolleys, new research has found. The study, led by Bayes Business School, explores how using the standard shopping trolley with a horizontal handlebar – such as you would likely find in a su ... more

Groundbreaking technology from Arla Foods Ingredients holds potential to revolutionize innovation for dairy

29-Nov-2021 A revolutionary technology to separate milk  into its different protein components has been pioneered by the leader of the dairy ingredients category, Arla Foods Ingredients, opening the door to infinite innovation possibilities. The patented method, called milk fractionation, is developed ... more

Ice Cube That Doesn’t Melt or Grow Mold

24-Nov-2021 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs. These plastic-free, “jelly ice cubes” do not melt, are compostable and anti-mic ... more

Robot technology to measure plant growth

24-Nov-2021 The different way plants grow in the world’s first solar glasshouse is the subject of a new Murdoch University research project which will deploy custom-built autonomous robot technology. The glasshouse horticulture industry is worth $30+ billion ($US) per annum and allows growers to exten ... more

Oatly, a leader of the plant-based milk category in China, opens first Chinese factory

24-Nov-2021 Oatly Group AB (Nasdaq: OTLY) (“Oatly” or the “Company”), the world’s original and largest oat drink company, today announced the opening of its first production facility in Ma’anshan, China, just a few months after opening its first Asian factory in Singapore in July. The new production fa ... more

Urbanization not always bad for food and land use diversity

23-Nov-2021 Widely accepted myths that urbanization negatively impacts food and land use biodiversity are incorrect, according to a team of researchers who developed a framework for evaluating this intersection. Their results could also affect nutrition and food insecurity in urban areas. More than 50% ... more

Embrace simple flavors for thrifty consumers

23-Nov-2021 Simple flavors can appeal to consumers who are looking for ways to stretch their dollar and keep their pantry stocked with versatile meal essentials. Macroeconomic issues, such as inflation, rising food prices and supply chain shortages, will put new pressure to find value in food and drink ... more

Rising global demand for food

22-Nov-2021 KfW today concluded another loan agreement in Rome with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on behalf of the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) for a promotional loan of EUR 400 million. EUR 400 million was disbursed for the first time in 2014. As ... more

All news on dairy

Multi-million investment in capacity extension for chicory root fibre

02-Dec-2021 BENEO announces multi-million investment program in capacity extension for prebiotic chicory root fibre worldwide BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chi ... more

Global Mushroom Market Report 2021

02-Dec-2021 The "Global Mushroom Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report by Product (Button, Oyster), by Form (Fresh, Processed), by Application (Food, Pharma), by Distribution Channel (Online, Grocery Stores), and Segment Forecasts, 2021-2028" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offe ... more

Roquette Opens World’s Largest Pea Protein Plant

01-Dec-2021 Roquette celebrated the opening of the world’s largest pea protein plant, further extending its leadership position to meet surging global demand for alternative proteins. The new “Plant for the Future” gives Roquette the largest pea protein supply in the world alongside some of the world’s ... more

DSM to acquire Vestkorn Milling to accelerate growth in plant-based proteins

01-Dec-2021 Royal DSM, a global purpose-led science-based company, announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Norwegian company Vestkorn Milling, one of Europe’s leading producers of pea- and bean-derived ingredients for plant-based protein products, for an enterprise value of €65m. Ves ... more

Staff wellbeing programmes help social relationships and reduce bullying

01-Dec-2021 Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA), working in collaboration with insurance and investments company Vitality, found that the more employees engage with health and wellbeing programmes (HWPs) the better the quality of co-worker relationships, the less they experience bullyi ... more

Shopping trolleys save shoppers money as pushing reduces spending, finds new study

29-Nov-2021 Shoppers are likely to save money in the run up to the holiday season if they use standard shopping trolleys, new research has found. The study, led by Bayes Business School, explores how using the standard shopping trolley with a horizontal handlebar – such as you would likely find in a su ... more

Spicy breast milk?

26-Nov-2021 In part of a recent human study led by the Technical University of Munich (TUM), it was found that after eating a curry dish containing pepper, piperine - an alkaloid responsible for the pungency of pepper - was present in the milk of breastfeeding women. The findings help decipher mechanis ... more

Impossible Foods Closes $500M in New Funding Amid Record Growth

25-Nov-2021 California-based Impossible Foods announced today that it has secured approximately $500 million in its latest funding round, led by existing investor Mirae Asset Global Investments with participation from other existing Impossible Foods investors. Impossible Foods is now the fastest-growin ... more

Ice Cube That Doesn’t Melt or Grow Mold

24-Nov-2021 Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed a new type of cooling cube that could revolutionize how food is kept cold and shipped fresh without relying on ice or traditional cooling packs. These plastic-free, “jelly ice cubes” do not melt, are compostable and anti-mic ... more

Robot technology to measure plant growth

24-Nov-2021 The different way plants grow in the world’s first solar glasshouse is the subject of a new Murdoch University research project which will deploy custom-built autonomous robot technology. The glasshouse horticulture industry is worth $30+ billion ($US) per annum and allows growers to exten ... more

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