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Cargill to invest $225 million at facility in Sidney, Ohio

18-Oct-2019 Cargill is expanding its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio, to better serve area farmers and to meet growing demand for protein and refined oils. The company will invest approximately $225 million at the Sidney site, increasing crush capacity and modernizing ... more

Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

US wine tariffs alarm German winegrowers

18-Oct-2019 The long arm of US President Donald Trump reaches as far as the Moselle and Saar: "The punitive tariffs on wine hit us particularly hard," says winegrower Florian Lauer in Ayl (Trier-Saarburg district). In the steep slopes along the Moselle and Saar rivers, the production costs are so high ... more

Taking vitamin D by oral spray just as effective as taking a tablet

18-Oct-2019 Researchers from the University of Sheffield partnered with industry to test the efficacy of vitamin D oral sprays. The head-to-head clinical trial compared the rate of change of vitamin D status in response to a vitamin D3 (3000IU per day) dose, in both capsule and oral spray (sublingual) ... more

Tetra Pak explores Graphene material for the food and beverage manufacturing industry

18-Oct-2019 Tetra Pak has joined the European Commission Graphene Flagship project as the exclusive representative from the packaging industry to explore possible future applications of graphene in food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing.  Graphene is a carbon-based material, one of the thinnest known to ... more

Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group strengthens its presence in Brazil through the acquisition of Cafe Pacaembu

17-Oct-2019 Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group S.p.A., listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (MZB.MI), holding of a worldwide Group leading in the production, processing and marketing of roasted coffee, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary has acquired Café Pacaembu Ltda. Known for the brand Café Pac ... more

Lamb Weston Forms New Joint Venture in Argentina to Serve South American Market

17-Oct-2019 Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today that it has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly 2-billion-pound South American market. Each partner will own 50% of the new joint venture, Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. Terms of ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

The attractive tomato

16-Oct-2019 Tomatoes are the most consumed vegetables in Germany. The supermarket offers a variety of different varieties. Consumers, however, are usually unaware of the differences and may choose a variety that they do not like. A research team from the University of Göttingen examined tomato characte ... more

Boxed Water Is Better announces sustainability-focused Art of Tea collaboration

16-Oct-2019 Boxed Water Is Better today announced the launch of Boxed Matcha in collaboration with mission-driven tea importer Art of Tea. The bundle includes a 24-pack of 500 mL Boxed Water and 24 Art of Tea Matchasticks, an organic ceremonial grade blend of three Japanese green tea varietals. Simply ... more

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Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

ProSweets Cologne 2020: Packaging for sweets and snacks

15-Oct-2019 What requirements will packaging for confectionery and snacks have to meet in 2020 and beyond? ProSweets Cologne, which will take place from 2 to 5 February 2020, will provide answers to this question. Less plastic, more renewable raw materials, lower packaging weight and recyclability are ... more

Obesity gene TMEM18 can influence the development of body fat in humans

15-Oct-2019 Dr Kathrin Landgraf received the journal Molecular Metabolism’s Young Investigator Award for best abstract at this year’s Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, which took place at the end of September. As a member of the team led by Professor Antje Körner, the biologist from Leipzig was able to sh ... more

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”: multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

14-Oct-2019 The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched i ... more

Filling people's stomachs with the conservation of resources from the field to the laboratory

11-Oct-2019 For farmers in the cultivation of arable crops and for consumers in industrialized countries, sustainable agriculture and nutrition mean that less can be more. This conclusion can be drawn on the basis of research projects carried out by the Zuse Community on the occasion of the United Nati ... more

Look out for these 3 trends in sports nutrition

03-Oct-2019 The sports nutrition market is going through a major transformation, muscling its way out of its athlete-focused niche into the mainstream. Here, we highlight three trends emerging in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Europe: Further explore plant-powered sports nutritionThe Mintel Trend ‘Powe ... more

Eating with a conscience: Almost a fifth of all food and drink launches in Europe are organic

03-Oct-2019 With the doors set to open for Anuga 2019 (5th – 9th October), the latest research from Mintel reveals there has never been so much choice for organic food and drink lovers across the globe. According to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), in the last 10 years, the total number of n ... more

Barry Callebaut Unleashes the Full Power of the Cacaofruit in Next-Gen Food & Drink Category

02-Oct-2019 Based on its unparalleled innovation power, Barry Callebaut AG, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, unveiled today at an exclusive event in San Francisco 'Cacaofruit Experiences': an innovative range of products that celebrates the fresh, fruity ta ... more

Huhtamaki adds manufacturing capacity in India to speed up growth

01-Oct-2019 Huhtamaki has agreed to acquire the assets and operations of Mohan Mutha Polytech Private Limited (MMPPL), a privately-owned flexible packaging manufacturer located in Sri City, Andhra Pradesh, India. The acquisition allows Huhtamaki to speed up its growth in India by improving its capabili ... more

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Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

US wine tariffs alarm German winegrowers

18-Oct-2019 The long arm of US President Donald Trump reaches as far as the Moselle and Saar: "The punitive tariffs on wine hit us particularly hard," says winegrower Florian Lauer in Ayl (Trier-Saarburg district). In the steep slopes along the Moselle and Saar rivers, the production costs are so high ... more

Tetra Pak explores Graphene material for the food and beverage manufacturing industry

18-Oct-2019 Tetra Pak has joined the European Commission Graphene Flagship project as the exclusive representative from the packaging industry to explore possible future applications of graphene in food and beverage (F&B) manufacturing.  Graphene is a carbon-based material, one of the thinnest known to ... more

Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group strengthens its presence in Brazil through the acquisition of Cafe Pacaembu

17-Oct-2019 Massimo Zanetti Beverage Group S.p.A., listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (MZB.MI), holding of a worldwide Group leading in the production, processing and marketing of roasted coffee, announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary has acquired Café Pacaembu Ltda. Known for the brand Café Pac ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

Boxed Water Is Better announces sustainability-focused Art of Tea collaboration

16-Oct-2019 Boxed Water Is Better today announced the launch of Boxed Matcha in collaboration with mission-driven tea importer Art of Tea. The bundle includes a 24-pack of 500 mL Boxed Water and 24 Art of Tea Matchasticks, an organic ceremonial grade blend of three Japanese green tea varietals. Simply ... more

Obesity gene TMEM18 can influence the development of body fat in humans

15-Oct-2019 Dr Kathrin Landgraf received the journal Molecular Metabolism’s Young Investigator Award for best abstract at this year’s Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, which took place at the end of September. As a member of the team led by Professor Antje Körner, the biologist from Leipzig was able to sh ... more

Carlsberg issues latest Green Fibre Bottle update

14-Oct-2019 During the C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, the Carlsberg Group today issued an update on its journey to create the Green Fibre Bottle, the world’s first "paper bottle" for beer. Made from sustainably sourced wood fibres, it is both 100% bio-based and fully recyclable. The Gr ... more

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”: multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

14-Oct-2019 The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched i ... more

Filling people's stomachs with the conservation of resources from the field to the laboratory

11-Oct-2019 For farmers in the cultivation of arable crops and for consumers in industrialized countries, sustainable agriculture and nutrition mean that less can be more. This conclusion can be drawn on the basis of research projects carried out by the Zuse Community on the occasion of the United Nati ... more

All news on beverages

Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

Obesity gene TMEM18 can influence the development of body fat in humans

15-Oct-2019 Dr Kathrin Landgraf received the journal Molecular Metabolism’s Young Investigator Award for best abstract at this year’s Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, which took place at the end of September. As a member of the team led by Professor Antje Körner, the biologist from Leipzig was able to sh ... more

Who says you can't eat red meat?

14-Oct-2019 A team of international researchers recently rattled the nutrition world by saying there isn't enough evidence to tell people to cut back on red or processed meat, seemingly contradicting advice from prominent health experts and groups including the American Cancer Society and American Hear ... more

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”: multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

14-Oct-2019 The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched i ... more

Filling people's stomachs with the conservation of resources from the field to the laboratory

11-Oct-2019 For farmers in the cultivation of arable crops and for consumers in industrialized countries, sustainable agriculture and nutrition mean that less can be more. This conclusion can be drawn on the basis of research projects carried out by the Zuse Community on the occasion of the United Nati ... more

Antibiotic resistance in food animals nearly tripled since 2000

11-Oct-2019 The growing appetite for animal protein in developing countries has resulted in a smorgasbord of antibiotic consumption for livestock that has nearly tripled the occurrence of antibiotic resistance in disease-causing bacteria easily transmitted from animals to humans, according to a recent ... more

Nestlé develops 'PB triple play' - a fully plant-based 'bacon cheeseburger'

10-Oct-2019 Nestlé announced today that it has developed vegan alternatives to cheese and bacon, designed to complement its existing plant-based burger patties. This makes it the first food and beverage company to develop and produce all three essential elements for a no-compromise plant-based ‘bacon c ... more

Vion launches ME-AT, a start-up for alternative proteins

09-Oct-2019 The demand for alternative proteins is growing. Vion invests in demand-driven chains. Alongside the sustainable production of traditional meat, a new part of the organisation, ME-AT, will work as a food designer and concentrate on developing high-quality meat alternatives. The products will ... more

Kepak secures USDA approval to distribute Irish beef burgers in US

09-Oct-2019 Kepak Group has become the first ever European meat processor to be awarded United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval for the supply, marketing and distribution of Irish beef in a value-added format of beef burgers into the US market. The approval announced today at Anuga, the ... more

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Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

Taming the wild cheese fungus

16-Oct-2019 The flavors of fermented foods are heavily shaped by the fungi that grow on them, but the evolutionary origins of those fungi aren't well understood. Experimental findings published this week in mBio offer microbiologists a new view on how those molds evolve from wild strains into the domes ... more

Obesity gene TMEM18 can influence the development of body fat in humans

15-Oct-2019 Dr Kathrin Landgraf received the journal Molecular Metabolism’s Young Investigator Award for best abstract at this year’s Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, which took place at the end of September. As a member of the team led by Professor Antje Körner, the biologist from Leipzig was able to sh ... more

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”: multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

14-Oct-2019 The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched i ... more

Filling people's stomachs with the conservation of resources from the field to the laboratory

11-Oct-2019 For farmers in the cultivation of arable crops and for consumers in industrialized countries, sustainable agriculture and nutrition mean that less can be more. This conclusion can be drawn on the basis of research projects carried out by the Zuse Community on the occasion of the United Nati ... more

Nestlé develops 'PB triple play' - a fully plant-based 'bacon cheeseburger'

10-Oct-2019 Nestlé announced today that it has developed vegan alternatives to cheese and bacon, designed to complement its existing plant-based burger patties. This makes it the first food and beverage company to develop and produce all three essential elements for a no-compromise plant-based ‘bacon c ... more

China’s dairy and soy food market set to be worth US$56bn by 2023

07-Oct-2019 Robust economic growth and a large population base is driving the China’s dairy and soy food sector, which is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.6% from C¥276bn (US$41.7bn) in 2018 to C¥379.2bn (US$56bn) by 2023, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics compa ... more

Look out for these 3 trends in sports nutrition

03-Oct-2019 The sports nutrition market is going through a major transformation, muscling its way out of its athlete-focused niche into the mainstream. Here, we highlight three trends emerging in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Europe: Further explore plant-powered sports nutritionThe Mintel Trend ‘Powe ... more

Eating with a conscience: Almost a fifth of all food and drink launches in Europe are organic

03-Oct-2019 With the doors set to open for Anuga 2019 (5th – 9th October), the latest research from Mintel reveals there has never been so much choice for organic food and drink lovers across the globe. According to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), in the last 10 years, the total number of n ... more

All news on dairy

Cargill to invest $225 million at facility in Sidney, Ohio

18-Oct-2019 Cargill is expanding its integrated soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio, to better serve area farmers and to meet growing demand for protein and refined oils. The company will invest approximately $225 million at the Sidney site, increasing crush capacity and modernizing ... more

Top clean-packaging trends

18-Oct-2019 The packaging sector has undergone a significant transformation over the past decade and it continues to evolve. Against this backdrop, brands are exploring new strategies in line with consumers’ desire to lead an environmental-friendly, sustainable and more hygienic lifestyle. Sumit Chopra ... more

Taking vitamin D by oral spray just as effective as taking a tablet

18-Oct-2019 Researchers from the University of Sheffield partnered with industry to test the efficacy of vitamin D oral sprays. The head-to-head clinical trial compared the rate of change of vitamin D status in response to a vitamin D3 (3000IU per day) dose, in both capsule and oral spray (sublingual) ... more

Lamb Weston Forms New Joint Venture in Argentina to Serve South American Market

17-Oct-2019 Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LW) announced today that it has formed a joint venture with Sociedad Comercial del Plata in Argentina to serve the nearly 2-billion-pound South American market. Each partner will own 50% of the new joint venture, Lamb Weston Alimentos Modernos S.A. Terms of ... more

Nestlé recognized for advancing gender balance in the workplace

16-Oct-2019 Nestlé and one of its employees have today been recognized by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for advancing gender balance in the workplace. This underscores the work Nestlé has been doing to empower women across its value chain and provide equal opportunities ... more

The attractive tomato

16-Oct-2019 Tomatoes are the most consumed vegetables in Germany. The supermarket offers a variety of different varieties. Consumers, however, are usually unaware of the differences and may choose a variety that they do not like. A research team from the University of Göttingen examined tomato characte ... more

Taming the wild cheese fungus

16-Oct-2019 The flavors of fermented foods are heavily shaped by the fungi that grow on them, but the evolutionary origins of those fungi aren't well understood. Experimental findings published this week in mBio offer microbiologists a new view on how those molds evolve from wild strains into the domes ... more

Obesity gene TMEM18 can influence the development of body fat in humans

15-Oct-2019 Dr Kathrin Landgraf received the journal Molecular Metabolism’s Young Investigator Award for best abstract at this year’s Helmholtz Diabetes Conference, which took place at the end of September. As a member of the team led by Professor Antje Körner, the biologist from Leipzig was able to sh ... more

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley”: multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

14-Oct-2019 The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on food and nutrition. The initiative will be launched i ... more

Filling people's stomachs with the conservation of resources from the field to the laboratory

11-Oct-2019 For farmers in the cultivation of arable crops and for consumers in industrialized countries, sustainable agriculture and nutrition mean that less can be more. This conclusion can be drawn on the basis of research projects carried out by the Zuse Community on the occasion of the United Nati ... more

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