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We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

Climate change is making it harder to get a good cup of coffee

16-Apr-2021 Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future. This is the result of a new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation. Their results are r ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

Mondelez Bahrain Biscuits WLL Simplifies Energy and Water Monitoring

16-Apr-2021 Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits has implemented a new, cloud-based technology that will help the company efficiently monitor and help reduce the company’s use of electricity, water, and natural gas at its Bahrain factory. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Resource Advisor will help the operations ... more

Of apples and oil pumpkins: News from microbiome research

16-Apr-2021 The extent to which the composition of the microbiome of apples and oil pumpkins depends on the geography of the location and what insights can be derived from this for breeding, health and shelf life of the fruits is shown in two recent publications by researchers at TU Graz. The microbiom ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Smurfit Kappa’s Bag-in-Box is first to secure Amazon’s ‘Frustration-Free Packaging’ certification

15-Apr-2021 Smurfit Kappa’s innovative three litre Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. This is a world first for a generic packaging design, applicable for a wide range of products. The company unveiled this unique Amazon FFP pre-certifica ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

Bakery consumers are split in attitudes towards bread and cakes

15-Apr-2021 When assessing consumer response to bakery, it is impossible to put bread and cakes in the same basket. The former is seen as an everyday staple with health and nutritional benefits, while the latter are pleasurable indulgences for more occasional use. It is very much a tale of two concepts ... more

Cultivating Matsutake, valuable edible fungi

15-Apr-2021 Costing anywhere from 15 to 70 dollars per mushroom depending on the quality, matsutake mushrooms are some of the most valuable edible fungi in the world. Revered for their delicate scent, matsutake mushrooms are cooked in rice or soups as an Autumn celebration delicacy in Japan. However, t ... more

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We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

Mondelez Bahrain Biscuits WLL Simplifies Energy and Water Monitoring

16-Apr-2021 Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits has implemented a new, cloud-based technology that will help the company efficiently monitor and help reduce the company’s use of electricity, water, and natural gas at its Bahrain factory. Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Resource Advisor will help the operations ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

Bakery consumers are split in attitudes towards bread and cakes

15-Apr-2021 When assessing consumer response to bakery, it is impossible to put bread and cakes in the same basket. The former is seen as an everyday staple with health and nutritional benefits, while the latter are pleasurable indulgences for more occasional use. It is very much a tale of two concepts ... more

Crown Holdings, Inc. Announces Sale Of Its European Tinplate Business To KPS Capital Partners, LP

12-Apr-2021 Crown Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP. Crown will receive pre-tax proceeds of approximately €1.9 billion from the transaction and will retain a 20% ownership stake in the busine ... more

Jet-Puffed Introduces New Stand-up Resealable Bags and New Bites in Three Flavors for Indulgent, Easy Snacking

12-Apr-2021 While most people associate marshmallows with s’mores by the campfire or hot cocoa, nearly 50% of Americans snack on marshmallows right out of the bag1. Today, Jet-Puffed introduces two new lines of snacking marshmallows that will be sure to make all marshmallow snackers nationwide rejoice. ... more

Baking beyond the baked good

12-Apr-2021 2020 was hallmarked by a wave of at-home baking, brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, as consumers reckoned with how to spend their newfound time at home. Social media feeds filled up with banana bread recipes and hacks for the perfect sourdough starter and dollar sales of baking mixes and ... more

Backed by DSM, Hologram seeks to disrupt nutrition marketplace by offering consumer-facing personalized solutions

07-Apr-2021 Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, announced the launch of Hologram Sciences, a consumer-facing company that will create brands targeting various health conditions. By combining health diagnostics, digital coaching and personalized nutriti ... more

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We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

Climate change is making it harder to get a good cup of coffee

16-Apr-2021 Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future. This is the result of a new study by an international team of researchers that looked at the peculiar effects climate change has on Africa's largest coffee producing nation. Their results are r ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Smurfit Kappa’s Bag-in-Box is first to secure Amazon’s ‘Frustration-Free Packaging’ certification

15-Apr-2021 Smurfit Kappa’s innovative three litre Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. This is a world first for a generic packaging design, applicable for a wide range of products. The company unveiled this unique Amazon FFP pre-certifica ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

The organic opportunity for carbonated soft drinks in Latin America

13-Apr-2021 In Latin America, carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) brands can use organic to reassure consumers over pesticide use and respond to their demand for natural ingredients. Organic is still underrepresented in CSDs in the region and brands should educate consumers on what the certification stands f ... more

Crown Holdings, Inc. Announces Sale Of Its European Tinplate Business To KPS Capital Partners, LP

12-Apr-2021 Crown Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP. Crown will receive pre-tax proceeds of approximately €1.9 billion from the transaction and will retain a 20% ownership stake in the busine ... more

High-tech in the mountains

12-Apr-2021 A&M Rare’s new, ultramodern bottling plant seems almost surreal in its Armenian mountain setting. This is a place where unspoiled scenery and naturalness are writ large – with regard to both the company’s exclusive products and the production of the same. The company relies on KHS for the p ... more

Using molecular sieves to adjust the taste of non-alcoholic beer

09-Apr-2021 Researcher Deborah Gernat has created a new method to further develop the taste of non-alcoholic beer, in collaboration with Heineken. The technique, which is based on molecular sieves, gives brewers a new tool to bring the taste of non-alcoholic beer closer to that of regular beer. The fir ... more

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We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

Beyond Meat announces major retail expansions throughout Europe

14-Apr-2021 Beyond Meat, Inc., a leader in plant-based meat, today announced significant product distribution expansion within thousands of European retail locations this spring. As Beyond Meat has grown its retail presence in the region, the European plant-based foods market has seen aggressive growth ... more

Can we end the cage age?

13-Apr-2021 Between 2018 and 2020, 1,4 million EU citizens signed the petition 'End the Cage Age', with the aim of ending cage housing for farm animals in Europe. In response to this citizens initiative, the European Parliament requested a study by Utrecht University researchers on the possibilities to ... more

AAK partners with Big Idea Ventures to accelerate the development of ingredient solutions for alternative meat and dairy products

13-Apr-2021 To support new and emerging start-up companies developing alternative meat and dairy products and to create further collaboration opportunities with some of the most recognized players in the food industry, AAK AB (publ.) will invest in Big Idea Ventures’ (BIV) New Protein Fund I. This nich ... more

Crown Holdings, Inc. Announces Sale Of Its European Tinplate Business To KPS Capital Partners, LP

12-Apr-2021 Crown Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP. Crown will receive pre-tax proceeds of approximately €1.9 billion from the transaction and will retain a 20% ownership stake in the busine ... more

Nuggets for Breakfast?

08-Apr-2021 There’s another reason to never skip breakfast. America’s favorite protein breakfast brand, Jimmy Dean®, is helping keep breakfast exciting with new Breakfast Nuggets and Skillets varieties. Kids and families are sure to love Breakfast Nuggets, easy to eat nuggets filled with delicious morn ... more

Backed by DSM, Hologram seeks to disrupt nutrition marketplace by offering consumer-facing personalized solutions

07-Apr-2021 Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, announced the launch of Hologram Sciences, a consumer-facing company that will create brands targeting various health conditions. By combining health diagnostics, digital coaching and personalized nutriti ... more

All news on meat

We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

Halloumi cheese from both parts of Cyprus now protected in the EU

14-Apr-2021 Halloumi cheese from both parts of Cyprus will be specially protected in the EU in future. After years of preparatory work, the EU Commission has registered the halloumi (Greek) and hellim (Turkish) produced on the Mediterranean island as a "protected designation of origin", as the Brussels ... more

AAK partners with Big Idea Ventures to accelerate the development of ingredient solutions for alternative meat and dairy products

13-Apr-2021 To support new and emerging start-up companies developing alternative meat and dairy products and to create further collaboration opportunities with some of the most recognized players in the food industry, AAK AB (publ.) will invest in Big Idea Ventures’ (BIV) New Protein Fund I. This nich ... more

Crown Holdings, Inc. Announces Sale Of Its European Tinplate Business To KPS Capital Partners, LP

12-Apr-2021 Crown Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its European Tinplate business to KPS Capital Partners, LP. Crown will receive pre-tax proceeds of approximately €1.9 billion from the transaction and will retain a 20% ownership stake in the busine ... more

The science of turning milk into cheese

09-Apr-2021 The global production of sheep's milk is one the rise, in the vast majority of cases used to produce cheese. However, a relatively large amount of milk is needed to produce it, so science is looking for ways to increase its yield; that is, to obtain more cheese using less milk. Immersed in ... more

Backed by DSM, Hologram seeks to disrupt nutrition marketplace by offering consumer-facing personalized solutions

07-Apr-2021 Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, announced the launch of Hologram Sciences, a consumer-facing company that will create brands targeting various health conditions. By combining health diagnostics, digital coaching and personalized nutriti ... more

EW GROUP announces the acquisition of Hygiena to form a leading food safety company

07-Apr-2021 EW GROUP, a German strategic holding company in the field of animal breeding, health, nutrition and diagnostics, announced today the acquisition of Hygiena, a leader in food safety and environmental testing solutions. The terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. The transaction is ... more

All news on dairy

We believe food packaging is fundamental to improving the resilience of food systems

16-Apr-2021 It was  1906 when Alfred Henry Lewis, an American journalist and lawyer stated, “there are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy.” Since then societies have changed considerably, with over 56% of the global population living in urban areas, compared with less than 15% in 1900. As a re ... more

How we can reduce food waste and promote healthy eating

16-Apr-2021 Food waste and obesity are major problems in developed countries. They are both caused by an overabundance of food, but strategies to reduce one can inadvertently increase the other. A broader perspective can help identify ways to limit food waste while also promoting healthy nutrition, two ... more

Of apples and oil pumpkins: News from microbiome research

16-Apr-2021 The extent to which the composition of the microbiome of apples and oil pumpkins depends on the geography of the location and what insights can be derived from this for breeding, health and shelf life of the fruits is shown in two recent publications by researchers at TU Graz. The microbiom ... more

2021 Global Food Policy Report

15-Apr-2021 The severe health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have disrupted food systems and upended livelihoods. Yet pandemic responses have demonstrated the power of well-crafted policies to blunt the impact of major shocks while laying the groundwork for stronger, more resilient food ... more

Consumers are willing to pay for ecosystem services

15-Apr-2021 Many consumers are willing to pay for improved environmental quality and thus non-market values of impacts of food production on e.g. water quality, C sequestration, biodiversity, pollution, erosion or GHG emissions may even be comparable to the market value of agricultural production. Dive ... more

Cultivating Matsutake, valuable edible fungi

15-Apr-2021 Costing anywhere from 15 to 70 dollars per mushroom depending on the quality, matsutake mushrooms are some of the most valuable edible fungi in the world. Revered for their delicate scent, matsutake mushrooms are cooked in rice or soups as an Autumn celebration delicacy in Japan. However, t ... more

Crop rotations with beans and peas offer more sustainable and nutritious food production

14-Apr-2021 Growing more legumes, like beans and lentils, is potentially a more sustainable and nutritious approach to European agriculture, shows a new study in Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. This study presents some of the first holistic evidence that adding legumes to traditional crop rotati ... more

Beyond Meat announces major retail expansions throughout Europe

14-Apr-2021 Beyond Meat, Inc., a leader in plant-based meat, today announced significant product distribution expansion within thousands of European retail locations this spring. As Beyond Meat has grown its retail presence in the region, the European plant-based foods market has seen aggressive growth ... more

For tomato genes, one plus one doesn't always make two

13-Apr-2021 Both people and tomatoes come in different shapes and sizes. That is because every individual has a unique set of genetic variations--mutations--that affect how genes act and function. Added together, millions of small genetic variations make it hard to predict how a particular mutation wil ... more

Popeye with a whiff of rotten eggs

13-Apr-2021 An international team of scientists led by microbiologists Alexander Loy from the University of Vienna and David Schleheck from the University of Konstanz has uncovered new metabolic capabilities of gut bacteria. For the first time, the researchers have analyzed how microbes in the gut proc ... more

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