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Vegetable-based meat substitute with the best environmental balance

02-Jul-2020 Meat substitute products such as vegetarian sausage, schnitzel or meatballs are becoming increasingly popular in Germany. In a study entitled "Meat of the Future", the Federal Environment Agency has now examined the effects meat substitutes have on the environment and health and what role t ... more

Chanterelle mushrooms as a taste enhancer

01-Jul-2020 Chanterelles give savoury dishes a rich body and a unique complex flavour. Experts refer to this as the kokumi effect. A research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology recently developed the first method to clearly quantify cha ... more

Cancellation of Beviale Moscow 2020

01-Jul-2020 In view of the current development in Russia regarding the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), Beviale Moscow 2020 must finally be cancelled. The event has initially been postponed to Wednesday September 2nd to Friday September 4th 2020. The Moscow Government has decided to transform the ... more

Insects and algae as feed for poultry

01-Jul-2020 More and more animal products are consumed worldwide. This growing demand requires a considerable amount of high-protein feed for farm animals. However, the cultivation of animal feed is often accompanied by land-use changes such as deforestation. Future feed should therefore become indepen ... more

Beverage Companies Spent More than $1 Billion in Advertising for Sugary Drinks and Energy Drinks in 2018

01-Jul-2020 Beverage companies spent $1.04 billion to advertise sugary drinks and energy drinks in 2018, a 26% increase compared to 2013, according to Sugary Drinks FACTS 2020, a new report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut. The report documents continued e ... more

Innovation spotlight: DIY superfood-based drink

30-Jun-2020 Nestlé has unveiled nesQino, a digitally-connected Q-mug machine that enables consumers to prepare their own healthy drink with superfood ingredients. There are three base sachets and seven superfood sachets. The base sachets are made from dairy milk, cereal, and plant-based ingredients, wh ... more

Topping-out ceremony at Carlsberg’s new Water Recycling Plant in Denmark

30-Jun-2020 The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen celebrated Carlsberg’s topping-out ceremony at the plant that will make the brewery the first in the world to virtually eliminate water wastage. Following screening and evaluation by Carlsberg’s Integrated Supply Cha ... more

Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Carlsberg: limited edition champions cans

29-Jun-2020 Carlsberg is celebrating Liverpool FC’s Premier League title win by launching a limited edition ‘champions can’ for fans in 25 countries across the world.  The limited-edition packaging sees Carlsberg switch its iconic green colour to Liverpool FC’s equally iconic red. The Champions can fea ... more

Merit Functional Foods Building Cutting-edge Pea and Canola Protein Production Facility

29-Jun-2020 Construction of Merit Functional Foods’ 94,000-square foot production facility is well underway; Merit’s facility will produce the world’s highest purity and highest quality pea and canola protein.  Several major project milestones have been completed or are in progress: the facility’s supe ... more

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Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29-Jun-2020 Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect h ... more

Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread

29-Jun-2020 Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus. As the coronavirus pand ... more

New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

25-Jun-2020 Today, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki. The Huhtamaki Circular Economy Startup Program by Food System 6 is designed to accelerate the development of yo ... more

Fairtrade producers raise their voices to ask Nestlé to keep KitKat Fairtrade

24-Jun-2020 After a decade of sourcing cocoa and sugar for KitKat in the UK and Ireland, Nestlé have informed Fairtrade they no longer plan to buy Fairtrade cocoa and sugar from some of the world’s most vulnerable small scale farmers.   The move will mean a loss of almost £2 million (£1.95 million) in ... more

AR Packaging – the new unified brand name in packaging

24-Jun-2020 ÅR Packaging group of companies is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the packaging sector with net sales of more than 900 million euros and factories in 13 countries. The company is now incorporating all of its brands under one new identity – AR Packaging. AR Packaging has seen conti ... more

Novel virtual trade fair for the process industry

24-Jun-2020 From 8 to 11 September 2020, LUMITOS, a leading provider of B2B specialist portals and online marketing solutions, will be hosting the "virtual process show", a new digital meeting place for the process industry. In the halls of the virtual process show, an expected more than 100 exhibitors ... more

COVID-19 has reinvented dining and delivery in Latin America

22-Jun-2020 Foodservice is one of the industries hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to control the outbreak, many countries across the Latin American region went into lockdown from mid-March 2020, with the exception of essential businesses like supermarkets and drugstores. Faced with this s ... more

Cream of Wheat, Mrs. Butterworth confront race in packaging

22-Jun-2020 Colgate, Cream of Wheat and Mrs. Butterworth are the latest brands reckoning with racially charged logos. The soul-searching comes in the wake of PepsiCo's announcement Wednesday that it's renaming its Aunt Jemima syrup brand. Mars Inc. says it's also reviewing its Uncle Ben's rice brand. N ... more

NETZSCH delivers its 1,000,000th pump

19-Jun-2020 In May 2020, global market leader and manufacturer of positive displacement pumps NETZSCH Pumps & Systems delivered its 1,000,000th pump from its subsidiary in Exton, USA. The pump, a NEMO® progressing cavity pump for high-density solids, was developed at the company headquarters in Germany ... more

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Cancellation of Beviale Moscow 2020

01-Jul-2020 In view of the current development in Russia regarding the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19), Beviale Moscow 2020 must finally be cancelled. The event has initially been postponed to Wednesday September 2nd to Friday September 4th 2020. The Moscow Government has decided to transform the ... more

Beverage Companies Spent More than $1 Billion in Advertising for Sugary Drinks and Energy Drinks in 2018

01-Jul-2020 Beverage companies spent $1.04 billion to advertise sugary drinks and energy drinks in 2018, a 26% increase compared to 2013, according to Sugary Drinks FACTS 2020, a new report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut. The report documents continued e ... more

Innovation spotlight: DIY superfood-based drink

30-Jun-2020 Nestlé has unveiled nesQino, a digitally-connected Q-mug machine that enables consumers to prepare their own healthy drink with superfood ingredients. There are three base sachets and seven superfood sachets. The base sachets are made from dairy milk, cereal, and plant-based ingredients, wh ... more

Topping-out ceremony at Carlsberg’s new Water Recycling Plant in Denmark

30-Jun-2020 The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Ane Halsboe-Jørgensen celebrated Carlsberg’s topping-out ceremony at the plant that will make the brewery the first in the world to virtually eliminate water wastage. Following screening and evaluation by Carlsberg’s Integrated Supply Cha ... more

Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Carlsberg: limited edition champions cans

29-Jun-2020 Carlsberg is celebrating Liverpool FC’s Premier League title win by launching a limited edition ‘champions can’ for fans in 25 countries across the world.  The limited-edition packaging sees Carlsberg switch its iconic green colour to Liverpool FC’s equally iconic red. The Champions can fea ... more

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29-Jun-2020 Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect h ... more

Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread

29-Jun-2020 Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus. As the coronavirus pand ... more

Diageo plc announces change to its Board of Directors

29-Jun-2020 Diageo announces the appointment of Melissa Bethell as a Non-Executive Director, effective on 30 June 2020. Melissa will also join the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees on appointment. Melissa is the Managing Partner of Atairos Europe, an investment firm backed by Comcast NBC Un ... more

New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

25-Jun-2020 Today, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki. The Huhtamaki Circular Economy Startup Program by Food System 6 is designed to accelerate the development of yo ... more

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Vegetable-based meat substitute with the best environmental balance

02-Jul-2020 Meat substitute products such as vegetarian sausage, schnitzel or meatballs are becoming increasingly popular in Germany. In a study entitled "Meat of the Future", the Federal Environment Agency has now examined the effects meat substitutes have on the environment and health and what role t ... more

Insects and algae as feed for poultry

01-Jul-2020 More and more animal products are consumed worldwide. This growing demand requires a considerable amount of high-protein feed for farm animals. However, the cultivation of animal feed is often accompanied by land-use changes such as deforestation. Future feed should therefore become indepen ... more

Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29-Jun-2020 Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect h ... more

Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread

29-Jun-2020 Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus. As the coronavirus pand ... more

Germany slaughterhouse outbreak brings police, mass testing

29-Jun-2020 German police deployed hundreds of officers Thursday across two western regions that have been placed under a renewed pandemic lockdown in an attempt to contain a coronavirus outbreak linked to a slaughterhouse. Swathed in white protective gear, officers accompanied local council workers ma ... more

New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

25-Jun-2020 Today, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki. The Huhtamaki Circular Economy Startup Program by Food System 6 is designed to accelerate the development of yo ... more

AR Packaging – the new unified brand name in packaging

24-Jun-2020 ÅR Packaging group of companies is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the packaging sector with net sales of more than 900 million euros and factories in 13 countries. The company is now incorporating all of its brands under one new identity – AR Packaging. AR Packaging has seen conti ... more

Novel virtual trade fair for the process industry

24-Jun-2020 From 8 to 11 September 2020, LUMITOS, a leading provider of B2B specialist portals and online marketing solutions, will be hosting the "virtual process show", a new digital meeting place for the process industry. In the halls of the virtual process show, an expected more than 100 exhibitors ... more

Pressure rises on German meat-packing industry after outbreak

23-Jun-2020 The German government is looking into legal liability in the case of a slaughterhouse where more than 1,300 workers have tested positive for Covid-19, Labour Minister Hubertus Heil told public broadcaster ARD on Monday. "I believe that we must investigate the options for liability under ci ... more

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Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29-Jun-2020 Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect h ... more

Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread

29-Jun-2020 Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus. As the coronavirus pand ... more

Arla Foods confirms July milk price

26-Jun-2020 Arla Foods’ on-account prices for conventional milk will decrease by 0.75 euro cents per kilo and the UK organic milk price will decrease by 1.5euro cent per kilo from 1 July 2020, however the figure will be positively impacted by a 0.03 ppkg quarterly currency adjustment.   When applied to ... more

New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

25-Jun-2020 Today, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki. The Huhtamaki Circular Economy Startup Program by Food System 6 is designed to accelerate the development of yo ... more

Milk under the microscope

24-Jun-2020 For a long time, the consumption of cow's milk was considered very healthy, but is increasingly coming under criticism for ecological reasons. In the meantime, many plant-based alternatives are on the market: from soy and rice to oat, almond or cashew drinks. But what exactly do they contai ... more

AR Packaging – the new unified brand name in packaging

24-Jun-2020 ÅR Packaging group of companies is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the packaging sector with net sales of more than 900 million euros and factories in 13 countries. The company is now incorporating all of its brands under one new identity – AR Packaging. AR Packaging has seen conti ... more

Novel virtual trade fair for the process industry

24-Jun-2020 From 8 to 11 September 2020, LUMITOS, a leading provider of B2B specialist portals and online marketing solutions, will be hosting the "virtual process show", a new digital meeting place for the process industry. In the halls of the virtual process show, an expected more than 100 exhibitors ... more

COVID-19 has reinvented dining and delivery in Latin America

22-Jun-2020 Foodservice is one of the industries hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to control the outbreak, many countries across the Latin American region went into lockdown from mid-March 2020, with the exception of essential businesses like supermarkets and drugstores. Faced with this s ... more

Cream of Wheat, Mrs. Butterworth confront race in packaging

22-Jun-2020 Colgate, Cream of Wheat and Mrs. Butterworth are the latest brands reckoning with racially charged logos. The soul-searching comes in the wake of PepsiCo's announcement Wednesday that it's renaming its Aunt Jemima syrup brand. Mars Inc. says it's also reviewing its Uncle Ben's rice brand. N ... more

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Vegetable-based meat substitute with the best environmental balance

02-Jul-2020 Meat substitute products such as vegetarian sausage, schnitzel or meatballs are becoming increasingly popular in Germany. In a study entitled "Meat of the Future", the Federal Environment Agency has now examined the effects meat substitutes have on the environment and health and what role t ... more

Chanterelle mushrooms as a taste enhancer

01-Jul-2020 Chanterelles give savoury dishes a rich body and a unique complex flavour. Experts refer to this as the kokumi effect. A research team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology recently developed the first method to clearly quantify cha ... more

Insects and algae as feed for poultry

01-Jul-2020 More and more animal products are consumed worldwide. This growing demand requires a considerable amount of high-protein feed for farm animals. However, the cultivation of animal feed is often accompanied by land-use changes such as deforestation. Future feed should therefore become indepen ... more

Palsgaard invests €100m in Danish facility to more than double production capacity by 2024

30-Jun-2020 A new spray cooling tower will add a minimum additional 30,000 tonnes to the company’s spray capacity and will be fully operational by first quarter 2023. This facility will be supported by the construction of multiple new reaction, distillation, and esterification plants. The expansion add ... more

Merit Functional Foods Building Cutting-edge Pea and Canola Protein Production Facility

29-Jun-2020 Construction of Merit Functional Foods’ 94,000-square foot production facility is well underway; Merit’s facility will produce the world’s highest purity and highest quality pea and canola protein.  Several major project milestones have been completed or are in progress: the facility’s supe ... more

Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

29-Jun-2020 Researchers dipped their new, printed sensors into tuna broth and watched the readings. It turned out the sensors - printed with high-resolution aerosol jet printers on a flexible polymer film and tuned to test for histamine, an allergen and indicator of spoiled fish and meat - can detect h ... more

Latin America's critical food markets fuel virus spread

29-Jun-2020 Mexico City's main wholesale market detects dozens of coronavirus cases every week. A covered food market in Venezuela was the source of one of the largest outbreaks in the country. And every single merchant in a vast market in Peru has tested positive for the virus. As the coronavirus pand ... more

New start-up program launched to support entrepreneurs building circular economy

25-Jun-2020 Today, the U.S.-based nonprofit Food System 6 (FS6) announces the launch of a comprehensive startup program in partnership with global sustainable food packaging leader Huhtamaki. The Huhtamaki Circular Economy Startup Program by Food System 6 is designed to accelerate the development of yo ... more

Burcon JV Company Merit Functional Foods Secures Additional $10 Million Funding

24-Jun-2020 Burcon NutraScience Corporation (“Burcon”) (TSX:BU, OTCQB:BUROF), a global technology leader in the development of plant-based proteins, is pleased to announce that its joint venture company, Merit Functional Foods Corporation (“Merit Functional Foods” or “Merit”) has secured additional deb ... more

AR Packaging – the new unified brand name in packaging

24-Jun-2020 ÅR Packaging group of companies is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in the packaging sector with net sales of more than 900 million euros and factories in 13 countries. The company is now incorporating all of its brands under one new identity – AR Packaging. AR Packaging has seen conti ... more

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