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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Kathy Krenger to Join Kraft Heinz as Chief Communications Officer

22-Jun-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) today announced that Kathy Krenger is joining the company as its new Chief Communications Officer. Currently Senior Vice President, Global Communications, for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, she will begin her new role on July 21, reporting directly to CEO Mi ... more

Brownes Dairy appoints Natalie Sarich-Dayton as its first ever female CEO

22-Jun-2021 Brownes Dairy has appointed its first ever female CEO, heralding changes at the factory gate for the iconic WA company. Natalie Sarich-Dayton becomes the first female CEO to lead the company in its 135 year history, previously serving as Brownes’ Director of Sales and Marketing. “Brownes Da ... more

Chinese consumers love bubble tea, but also want health

22-Jun-2021 Founded in 1783, TongHanChun Hall is the veteran of the traditional Chinese medicine industry. The main store in Yuyuan, Shanghai has been renovated and opened earlier this year with the addition of a new tea store. The health and wellness milk tea introduced is carefully formulated with na ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Rritual Superfoods secures listing with Vitacost.com

21-Jun-2021 Rritual Superfoods Inc. is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to launch its premium brand of functional superfood elixirs online at www.vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of health and wellness products owned by The Kroger Co. Following our recent market expansion ann ... more

What do fog and beer have in common?

21-Jun-2021 The rainbow, a custard, the waterproof sportswear that breathes and does not weigh us down, the foam with which we curl our hair or the famous hydroalcoholic gel that we constantly apply to ourselves. Colloids are present in many everyday processes and products, although most of us have nev ... more

Arla builds dairy farm in Nigeria to support local milk production

21-Jun-2021 Farmer owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods will build a state-of-the-art commercial dairy farm in Northern Nigeria where it will also train and support up to 1,000 local dairy farmers as part of its long term commitment to public private partnerships that support the development of the Nige ... more

Coca-Cola Showcases : 'Limitless' Potential at Women's Foodservice Forum Leadership Conference

21-Jun-2021 More than 70 women from Coca-Cola attended the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) 2021 Annual Leadership Development Conference (ALDC), which offered in-person, virtual and on-demand content, workshops and breakout sessions for participants to build leadership skills, network and share best pr ... more

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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

The evolution of good taste

15-Jun-2021 Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Taste tells us a lot a ... more

Cargill survey reveals nearly all Americans indulge in a daily chocolate treat

15-Jun-2021 Reaffirming chocolate’s near universal appeal, a new survey from Cargill finds most Americans indulge in a chocolate-flavored treat every day. Viewed as a reward, mood lifter, energy booster and the secret to surviving a tough day, the company’s ChocoLogic™ research reveals consumers’ prefe ... more

Mondelēz International Recognized with Prestigious Black Pearl Award

15-Jun-2021 Mondelēz International has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the prestigious Black Pearl Award from the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) and sponsored by F&H Food Equipment Company. The honor is given annually to one company for its efforts in advancing food safety ... more

Take a plant-based break

15-Jun-2021 After much anticipation, Nestlé is finally making plant-based dreams come true with the launch of KitKat V. The new vegan version of the iconic KitKat will be on shelves from mid-June in the United Kingdom, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Further countries will soon follow, including ... more

Why heart patients should avoid cream cake

15-Jun-2021 Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in Germany. Important triggers for this are stress, lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. Now a research team led by Professor Dr. Dietmar Manstein, Director of the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry at Hannover Medical School (MH ... more

UN Food Systems Summit

11-Jun-2021 Taking place in September, the UN Food Systems Summit aims to launch further actions in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe sustainable food systems are a key component of sustainability, not only in terms of the climate impact, but also on a social level. And ... more

Kerry launches new world-class taste facility in Mexico

07-Jun-2021 Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, has announced the opening of its new taste facility in Latin America, which will serve mainly Mexico, Central America, theCaribbean, and the Andean region. Located in Irapuato, Mexico, the new state-of-the-art facility will significant ... more

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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Chinese consumers love bubble tea, but also want health

22-Jun-2021 Founded in 1783, TongHanChun Hall is the veteran of the traditional Chinese medicine industry. The main store in Yuyuan, Shanghai has been renovated and opened earlier this year with the addition of a new tea store. The health and wellness milk tea introduced is carefully formulated with na ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

What do fog and beer have in common?

21-Jun-2021 The rainbow, a custard, the waterproof sportswear that breathes and does not weigh us down, the foam with which we curl our hair or the famous hydroalcoholic gel that we constantly apply to ourselves. Colloids are present in many everyday processes and products, although most of us have nev ... more

Coca-Cola Showcases : 'Limitless' Potential at Women's Foodservice Forum Leadership Conference

21-Jun-2021 More than 70 women from Coca-Cola attended the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) 2021 Annual Leadership Development Conference (ALDC), which offered in-person, virtual and on-demand content, workshops and breakout sessions for participants to build leadership skills, network and share best pr ... more

AB InBev develops world's lightest beer bottle

16-Jun-2021 It is the lightest longneck beer bottle in the world. Anheuser-Busch InBev has developed it for commercial production. The trick: If the innovation were used in glass production for AB InBev's brands in Europe for a year, CO2 emissions could be significantly reduced. As significantly as tak ... more

Beam Suntory Names Key Leaders to Drive Progress Towards Long-Term Sustainability Ambitions

16-Jun-2021 Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, has named Kim Marotta as its first Vice President – Global Environmental Sustainability, and Rachel Roberts as its first Global Vice President –Consumer & Society Sustainability. These experienced leaders will each spearhead pillars of Proof ... more

The evolution of good taste

15-Jun-2021 Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Taste tells us a lot a ... more

Nespresso begins expansion of production center in Romont

15-Jun-2021 Nespresso has begun the expansion of its production center in Romont, Switzerland. The CHF 160 million investment in this new structure will help meet increasing consumer demand for Nespresso's high-quality premium coffees and support international development in the coming years. The secon ... more

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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Experts warn: Meat substitutes often much more expensive than meat

21-Jun-2021 The barbecue season is in full swing - and savings and discount offers on barbecue products attract many people to the supermarket. An analysis by the environmental organization WWF now shows that the majority of barbecue meat in German supermarkets is significantly cheaper than meat substi ... more

The evolution of good taste

15-Jun-2021 Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Taste tells us a lot a ... more

Why heart patients should avoid cream cake

15-Jun-2021 Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in Germany. Important triggers for this are stress, lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. Now a research team led by Professor Dr. Dietmar Manstein, Director of the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry at Hannover Medical School (MH ... more

UN Food Systems Summit

11-Jun-2021 Taking place in September, the UN Food Systems Summit aims to launch further actions in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We believe sustainable food systems are a key component of sustainability, not only in terms of the climate impact, but also on a social level. And ... more

South Dakota pork plant, labor union reach 4-year agreement

11-Jun-2021 The union that had threatened a strike at a Smithfield pork processing plant in South Dakota says it has reached a tentative agreement with the company on a four-year contract. The Sioux Falls chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers had negotiated with Virginia-based Smithfield Fo ... more

Meat company JBS confirms it paid $11M ransom in cyberattack

11-Jun-2021 The world's largest meat processing company says it paid the equivalent of $11 million to hackers who broke into its computer system late last month. Brazil-based JBS SA said on May 31 that it was the victim of a ransomware attack, but Wednesday was the first time the company's U.S. divisio ... more

Largest meat producer getting back online after cyberattack

09-Jun-2021 The world's largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack, but experts say the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack and others are far from resolved. In a statement late Wednesday, the FBI attributed the attack on Brazil-based meat processor JBS S ... more

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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Brownes Dairy appoints Natalie Sarich-Dayton as its first ever female CEO

22-Jun-2021 Brownes Dairy has appointed its first ever female CEO, heralding changes at the factory gate for the iconic WA company. Natalie Sarich-Dayton becomes the first female CEO to lead the company in its 135 year history, previously serving as Brownes’ Director of Sales and Marketing. “Brownes Da ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Arla builds dairy farm in Nigeria to support local milk production

21-Jun-2021 Farmer owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods will build a state-of-the-art commercial dairy farm in Northern Nigeria where it will also train and support up to 1,000 local dairy farmers as part of its long term commitment to public private partnerships that support the development of the Nige ... more

Danone announces the sale of Vega as part of its portfolio review

18-Jun-2021 Danone announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell Vega, the Canada and U.S. plant-based nutritional products brand, to funds managed by WM Partners, a US-based private equity investment firm focused on the health and wellness industry. The sale of Vega is part of Danone’s conti ... more

Like your olives bitter?

18-Jun-2021 Olives, well-known for their characteristic bitter taste, are in high demand owing to the popularity of the oil that's derived from them. The health benefits of olive oil are well known, ranging from antiviral, anti-cancer, to even anti-hypertensive effects. These benefits are attributed to ... more

The evolution of good taste

15-Jun-2021 Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Taste tells us a lot a ... more

Why heart patients should avoid cream cake

15-Jun-2021 Cardiovascular diseases are the most common cause of death in Germany. Important triggers for this are stress, lack of exercise and an unhealthy diet. Now a research team led by Professor Dr. Dietmar Manstein, Director of the Institute of Biophysical Chemistry at Hannover Medical School (MH ... more

New method to measure milk components has potential to improve dairy sustainability

14-Jun-2021  Present in blood, urine, and milk, the chemical compound urea is the primary form of nitrogen excretion in mammals. Testing for urea levels in dairy cows helps scientists and farmers understand how effectively nitrogen from feed is used in cows' bodies, with important economic implications ... more

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Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Kathy Krenger to Join Kraft Heinz as Chief Communications Officer

22-Jun-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) today announced that Kathy Krenger is joining the company as its new Chief Communications Officer. Currently Senior Vice President, Global Communications, for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, she will begin her new role on July 21, reporting directly to CEO Mi ... more

3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

Rritual Superfoods secures listing with Vitacost.com

21-Jun-2021 Rritual Superfoods Inc. is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to launch its premium brand of functional superfood elixirs online at www.vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of health and wellness products owned by The Kroger Co. Following our recent market expansion ann ... more

Experts warn: Meat substitutes often much more expensive than meat

21-Jun-2021 The barbecue season is in full swing - and savings and discount offers on barbecue products attract many people to the supermarket. An analysis by the environmental organization WWF now shows that the majority of barbecue meat in German supermarkets is significantly cheaper than meat substi ... more

Keeping strawberries fresh using bioactive packaging

18-Jun-2021 Québec produces more strawberries than any other Canadian province. Strawberries are delicate and difficult to keep fresh. In response to this challenge, Monique Lacroix, a professor at at the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS), and her team have developed a packaging fil ... more

Garden Gourmet continues plant-based innovation following Solar Impulse award

16-Jun-2021 Nestlé's Garden Gourmet brand has promised more innovative plant-based food following recognition by the Solar Impulse Foundation. The brand has been awarded the Solar Impulse Efficient Solution Label, marking it as a solution that is good for people, the environment and business. With a st ... more

McCain Foods Commitment will Help Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C

16-Jun-2021 McCain Foods’ commitment to cut in half greenhouse gas emissions across all of its global operations by the end of the decade has been verified to align with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5°C. Consistent with its Global Sustainability Strategy and pledge to produce planet-friendly fo ... more

The evolution of good taste

15-Jun-2021 Does evolution explain why we can't resist a salty chip? Researchers at NC State University found that differences between the elemental composition of foods and the elemental needs of animals can explain the development of pleasing tastes like salty, umami and sweet. Taste tells us a lot a ... more

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  • Business

    Chinese consumers love bubble tea, but also want health

    22-Jun-2021 Founded in 1783, TongHanChun Hall is the veteran of the traditional Chinese medicine industry. The main store in Yuyuan, Shanghai has been renovated and opened earlier this year with the addition of a new tea store. The health and wellness milk tea introduced is carefully formulated with na ... more

    3 strategies for plant-based brands to stay ahead of the competition

    22-Jun-2021 As plant-based company LIVEKINDLY Collective acquires Amsterdam-based The Dutch Weed Burger, we explore what this means for the plant-based sector, and what vegan brands need to consider in their strategies to stand out in an increasingly competitive market. Further vegan innovation and con ... more

    Rritual Superfoods secures listing with Vitacost.com

    21-Jun-2021 Rritual Superfoods Inc. is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement to launch its premium brand of functional superfood elixirs online at www.vitacost.com, a leading online retailer of health and wellness products owned by The Kroger Co. Following our recent market expansion ann ... more

  • Career

    South Dakota pork plant, labor union reach 4-year agreement

    11-Jun-2021 The union that had threatened a strike at a Smithfield pork processing plant in South Dakota says it has reached a tentative agreement with the company on a four-year contract. The Sioux Falls chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers had negotiated with Virginia-based Smithfield Fo ... more

    Shift-work causes negative impacts on health

    28-Apr-2021 Shift-work and irregular work schedules can cause several health-related issues and affect our defence against infection, according to new research from the University of Waterloo. These health-related issues occur because the body’s natural clock, called the circadian clock, can be disrupt ... more

    VTT is using artificial intelligence to look for solutions for detecting stress

    07-Apr-2021 Burnout is a growing global phenomenon that becomes emphasised in knowledge work. The pandemic and rapid transition to remote work have further increased stress levels. VTT leads the international Mad@Work project, which examines the possibilities of using artificial intelligence for early ... more

  • Cooperation

    Unilever steps up plant-based protein innovation in partnership with 'ENOUGH'

    28-May-2021 Unilever has announced that it will partner with food-tech company ENOUGH (formerly 3F BIO) to bring new plant-based meat products to market. ENOUGH’s technology uses a unique zero-waste fermentation process to grow a high-quality protein. Natural fungi are fed with renewable feedstock, suc ... more

    Roquette and BRAIN Group agree on production scale-up for protein sweetener

    02-Feb-2021 Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for food, nutrition and health markets, biotech pioneer BRAIN AG, and BRAIN Group company AnalytiCon Discovery have successfully completed the R&D phase for the development of Brazzein. The partners have now signed a contractual agreement ... more

    Hungry Planet announces partnership with Post Holdings

    28-Jan-2021 Hungry Planet® Inc., a plant-based meat company, today announced a partnership with Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST), a consumer packaged goods holding company. In this new partnership, Hungry Planet will work closely with Post’s Foodservice and Retail units to expand the distribution of Hun ... more

  • Finances

    Nestlé completes CHF 20 billion share buyback program

    03-Jan-2020 Nestlé S.A. today announced that it has completed its 20 billion share buyback program initiated on July 4, 2017. Since July 4, 2017, Nestlé has repurchased 225,186,059 of its shares for a total of CHF 20 billion at an average purchase price per share of CHF 88.82. A total of 136,160,000 re ... more

    AB Inbev wants to raise five billion dollars by going public in Asia

    12-Sep-2019 According to Kreisen, the world's largest beer brewer AB Inbev wants to raise about 5 billion US dollars (about 4.5 billion euros) with its new plan for the IPO of the Asian division. The Belgian group is currently testing the interest of investors and could publish details next week, the n ... more

    Stock market hype surrounding Beyond Meat fades away

    26-Jun-2019 The high flight of Beyond Meat has ended for the time being - at least at the stock exchange. The US company with the coveted vegan burgers once again suffered heavy price losses at the beginning of the week, and the share was trading weaker for the fifth day in a row. Although the company ... more

  • Laws

    Chinese food waste law with fines for over-ordering comes into effect

    30-Apr-2021 A Chinese law aimed at preventing food waste has come into force after being passed on Thursday. It means that excessive orders placed with catering services can incur a fine of up to 10,000 yuan (1,545 dollars). Catering services are now also allowed to charge customers a disposal fee if t ... more

    EU authority gives green light for products with mealworms

    14-Jan-2021 The European Food Safety Authority has given the green light to new products such as grilled flour beetle larvae and pasta containing parts of these insects. This was announced by the experts of the analytical authority, EFSA for short, in the Italian city of Parma on Wednesday. They presen ... more

    Foreign food must not simply look like original

    21-Dec-2020 Food from foreign suppliers may not be called the same or look the same as agricultural products with a protected designation of origin in EU states without further ado. The European Court of Justice on Thursday banned products that are so similar in shape and appearance to a product with a ... more

  • Market

    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

    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

    Proposed cut for herring harvest could affect lobster catch

    10-Dec-2018 Fishermen who seek one of the most important bait fish on the East Coast are likely to see a dramatic reduction next year in the amount they are allowed to harvest, and the change could have major implications for lobster consumers. The commercial fishery for herring is a major industry in ... more

  • People

    Kathy Krenger to Join Kraft Heinz as Chief Communications Officer

    22-Jun-2021 The Kraft Heinz Company (Nasdaq: KHC) today announced that Kathy Krenger is joining the company as its new Chief Communications Officer. Currently Senior Vice President, Global Communications, for Hyatt Hotels Corporation, she will begin her new role on July 21, reporting directly to CEO Mi ... more

    Brownes Dairy appoints Natalie Sarich-Dayton as its first ever female CEO

    22-Jun-2021 Brownes Dairy has appointed its first ever female CEO, heralding changes at the factory gate for the iconic WA company. Natalie Sarich-Dayton becomes the first female CEO to lead the company in its 135 year history, previously serving as Brownes’ Director of Sales and Marketing. “Brownes Da ... more

    Beam Suntory Names Key Leaders to Drive Progress Towards Long-Term Sustainability Ambitions

    16-Jun-2021 Beam Suntory, a world leader in premium spirits, has named Kim Marotta as its first Vice President – Global Environmental Sustainability, and Rachel Roberts as its first Global Vice President –Consumer & Society Sustainability. These experienced leaders will each spearhead pillars of Proof ... more

  • Politics

    Sesame Labeling Becomes Law

    27-Apr-2021 President Joseph R. Biden today signed into law a monumental new food allergy bill requiring that sesame – to which nearly 1.6 million Americans are allergic – be labeled on all packaged foods beginning January 1, 2023 and that food allergy research be given greater priority by the federal ... more

    Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into possible trade restrictions by Mondelēz

    02-Feb-2021 The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Mondelēz has restricted competition in a range of national markets for chocolate, biscuits and coffee by hindering the cross-border trade of these products between EU Member States, which would be in breac ... more

    The veggie burger gets to keep its name

    26-Oct-2020 It was about the veggie sausage: According to the will of the European Parliament, vegetable meat substitutes should continue to be allowed to bear designations such as "steak", "burger" or other animal-like names. The EU Parliament rejected a corresponding bill on Friday. A compromise draf ... more

  • Price Development

    Grocery prices are soaring, but for how long?

    18-May-2020 Panic buying has increased significantly in the US which, by default, has increased demand substantially during COVID-19. Research from Mintel’s Global COVID-19 Consumer Tracker indicates that more than half of US consumers are placing a higher priority on groceries above all other product ... more

    Arla Foods amba confirms March milk price

    25-Feb-2020 Arla Foods amba’s on account price for conventional milk will increase by 1 eurocent for March 2020. When applied to the UK manufacturing price it will increase by 0.90 pence per litre to 30.94ppl. The Arla on-account price for UK organic milk will decrease by 1 eurocent for March 2020 whic ... more

    Scarce vanilla harvest

    05-Aug-2019 The important ice-cream ingredient vanilla is showing a lower harvest and thus persistently high prices. "We expect the harvest to be 20 to 25 percent lower than last year," said Georges Geeraerts, head of Madagascar's vanilla export association, in an initial assessment of yields in the wo ... more

  • Research

    Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

    23-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

    Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

    21-Jun-2021 Food has become one of the major challenges of the 21st century. According to a study carried out by CNRS scientists1, an organic, sustainable, biodiversity-friendly agro-food system, could be implemented in Europe and would allow a balanced coexistence between agriculture and the environme ... more

    What do fog and beer have in common?

    21-Jun-2021 The rainbow, a custard, the waterproof sportswear that breathes and does not weigh us down, the foam with which we curl our hair or the famous hydroalcoholic gel that we constantly apply to ourselves. Colloids are present in many everyday processes and products, although most of us have nev ... more

  • Technology

    New Global Networking Initiative: iba.CONNECTING EXPERTS 2021

    21-Oct-2020 72 hours of meeting new people and establishing new contacts: iba is once again responding to the industry’s needs by showing its power as a trend-setter and driving force. In light of the current restrictions and lack of exchange within the industry, it is expanding its portfolio to includ ... more

    How population growth will shape the future of the food industry

    05-Mar-2020 From climate change to geopolitical upheavals, this century will confront the global food industry and the food of the future with many challenges. But one megatrend in particular will have a major impact on supply chains and production processes: the growth of the world's population. The q ... more

    Hot noodle dish delivered by drone

    04-Dec-2019 The start of a limited delivery trial in Guangzhou, China, as part of the joint development of a drone cargo service was announced today at XAG headquarters.This joint development agreement was originally signed 02 July 2019 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian (China) by Dirk Hoke, ... more

  • Product development

    AB InBev develops world's lightest beer bottle

    16-Jun-2021 It is the lightest longneck beer bottle in the world. Anheuser-Busch InBev has developed it for commercial production. The trick: If the innovation were used in glass production for AB InBev's brands in Europe for a year, CO2 emissions could be significantly reduced. As significantly as tak ... more

    Take a plant-based break

    15-Jun-2021 After much anticipation, Nestlé is finally making plant-based dreams come true with the launch of KitKat V. The new vegan version of the iconic KitKat will be on shelves from mid-June in the United Kingdom, Poland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Further countries will soon follow, including ... more

    Nestlé develops two new packaging innovations for Vittel® natural mineral water bottles

    09-Jun-2021 Nestlé has developed two new packaging innovations for its Vittel® natural mineral water bottles. The novel water bottles are designed to function just like traditional plastic bottles but with much less plastic. The first innovation is the Vittel® GO system which consists of a reusable har ... more

  • Production

    Nespresso begins expansion of production center in Romont

    15-Jun-2021 Nespresso has begun the expansion of its production center in Romont, Switzerland. The CHF 160 million investment in this new structure will help meet increasing consumer demand for Nespresso's high-quality premium coffees and support international development in the coming years. The secon ... more

    Recycling facility will convert PET flake into food-grade recycled PET (rPET) pellet

    18-May-2021 Plastipak, a global leader in the design, manufacture and recycling of plastic containers has announced a major investment in recycling at its manufacturing site in Toledo, Spain. The new recycling facility will convert PET flake into food-grade recycled PET (rPET) pellets suitable for dire ... more

    Reducing fresh fruit juice sugar naturally

    16-Feb-2021 Process engineering group GEA and Israeli foodtech start-up Better Juice have joined forces to help beverage manufacturers produce healthier, lower-sugar fruit juice. Better Juice has developed a groundbreaking solution that naturally reduces the amount of sugar in fresh juice by up to 80 p ... more

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