After several years of decline, salmonellosis cases in the EU have flattened out. EFSA scientists say that setting stricter targets for Salmonella in laying hens at farm level could help reduce cases of this origin by a half.
EU countries are currently required to reduce the proportion of l ... more
Biodegradable coffee bean packaging produced by SOFTPACK Co., Ltd. using PLANTIC, a product manufactured and sold by Plantic Technologies Limited (headquarters: Australia; President: Kenzo Okamoto), received the Grand Prize from South Korea’s 8th Green Packaging Awards, which are sponsored ... more
PepsiCo, Inc. (PEP) reported fourth-quarter core EPS of $1.49 compared to $1.31, prior year. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange translation, core constant currency EPS increased 17 percent year-over-year. On average, 19 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report ... more
The foodservice sector, which is often the harbinger of what will become a trend in retail packaged food and drinks, is continuing to innovate around flavour, textures and food experiences.
Tea trends in the foodservice scene have become some kind of a phenomenon across Asia, opening up opp ... more
One of the most significant challenges of the 21st Century is how to sustainably feed a growing and more affluent global population with less water and fertilizers on shrinking acreage, despite stagnating yields, threats of pests and disease, and a changing climate. Recent advances to addre ... more
Nestle says net profit rose more than 40 percent last year, pointing to revived growth in its key Chinese and U.S. markets and laying out plans to slice off its Herta cold cuts businesses to focus more on plant-based foods and "high-growth" categories.
The Vevey, Switzerland-based food and ... more
Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to acquire the Thai and European operations of BRF S.A. The $340 million (USD) purchase includes four processing facilities in Thailand, one processing facility in the Netherlands and one processing facility in the United Kingdom. Thi ... more
Many consumers want to eat healthy food products with less fat and without chemical additives. Indeed, even politicians are now recognizing this need and are paving the way for change. So-called light food products are available but are thought of dubiously because the reduction in fat is o ... more
SIG is the first in the industry to offer a market-ready alternative to plastic straws, announcing today that a paper straw solution will be delivered to first customers in the first quarter of 2019.
With growing concern about the environmental impact of plastic straws, the food and bevera ... more
French wine and spirits exporters say they are "in the total fog" over Brexit. With less than two months before Britain's scheduled departure from the European Union, the head of the French federation of exporters of wines and spirits warned of the damaging effect of an exit without an agr ... more