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EC Proposes to Combine and Reinforce Existing School Milk and School Fruit Schemes

    EC Proposes to Combine and Reinforce Existing School Milk and School Fruit Schemes

The European Commission has published a proposal bringing together two currently separate school schemes, the School Fruit Scheme and the School Milk Scheme, under a joint framework. In a context of

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FSA Publishes Latest Report on Industry Beef Product Test Results

    FSA Publishes Latest Report on Industry Beef Product Test Results

The FSA has published the third quarterly report of industry results from the testing of beef products for horse meat or horse DNA. No results found horse meat/DNA at or

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Major Brands Reveal Their Secrets at Packaging Innovations

    Major Brands Reveal Their Secrets at Packaging Innovations

A prestigious line-up of packaging and print experts has been unveiled for this year’s Packaging Innovations learnShops seminar programme, with presentations from packaging Guru Lars Wallentin, DHL Supply Chain, Iceland

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Record Sales For Kerrygold Butter in Germany

    Record Sales For Kerrygold Butter in Germany

The Irish Dairy Board achieved record sales figures of € 316 million in 2013 in the German market with its Kerrygold butter brand. Managing director of the Irish Dairy Board

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Siemens Water Technologies becomes Evoqua

As the dust settles on negotiations by AEA Investors to acquire Siemens Water Technologies, a new name is given to the municipal, industrial and services water and wastewater treatment specialist,

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Plans For New €10 Million Whiskey Distillery in Dublin

    Plans For New €10 Million Whiskey Distillery in Dublin

The Teeling Whiskey Company has announced plans for a new Irish whiskey distillery to be located at Newmarket Square in The Liberties area of Dublin. This will be the first

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UK Environment Agency Launches Free System to Streamline Waste Reporting Process

    UK Environment Agency Launches Free System to Streamline Waste Reporting Process

A free online system that will save UK businesses time and money by transforming the way they record the waste they produce has been launched by a partnership of waste

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Sainsbury’s Invests Millions to Get Active Kids in the Kitchen

    Sainsbury’s Invests Millions to Get Active Kids in the Kitchen

UK grocery group Sainsbury’s is investing millions in the return of its Active Kids scheme, to help children lead healthier, more active lifestyles. Fronted by ambassadors David Beckham and Ellie

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Spiromatic Silos and Tanks – The Logical Choice For the Food Industry

Already in the sixties Spiromatic was a pioneer being the first in the market with GRP or composite silos. Today GRP silos and tanks have become the standard for storage

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Growth in UK Beer Volumes as Positive Impact of Beer Duty Cut Continues

    Growth in UK Beer Volumes as Positive Impact of Beer Duty Cut Continues

British beer sales have increased for two consecutive quarters – the first time in 10 years – according to the latest quarterly ‘Beer Barometer’ figures from the British Beer &

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New Head at Remy Martin

    New Head at Remy Martin

Rémy Cointreau has announced that Eric Vallat has joined the group as chief executive officer of the House of Rémy Martin. After graduating from the HEC business school in Paris

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3.7 Million British Households Now Own a Coffee Capsule or Pod Drink Maker

    3.7 Million British Households Now Own a Coffee Capsule or Pod Drink Maker

A growing number of British consumers are looking to recreate café-quality coffee within the comfort of their own home, reveals new research from Mintel. In a report looking at the

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Feature Packed Economical Labelling From Weber

    Feature Packed Economical Labelling From Weber

Weber’s Model 4300 Pro-Apply in-line systems combine high-quality label printing and application for economical, fast and accurate pressure-sensitive labelling. The Model 4300 Pro-Apply systems are designed, engineered and assembled by

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P.E.T. Engineering Wins InnoBev Sustainability Award

    P.E.T. Engineering Wins InnoBev Sustainability Award

P.E.T. Engineering was awarded with the ‘Best light-weighting’ for the patented solution ‘swerve neck’ during the Global Beverage Sustainability Awards, at InnoBev 2013. The awards recognize the beverage industry’s best

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Diageo Acquires Super-Premium Tequila Brand

    Diageo Acquires Super-Premium Tequila Brand

Diageo has added super-premium tequila brand Peligroso to its portfolio. The move comes just weeks after the company announced that a joint venture with Sean Combs had acquired prestige tequila brand

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One Million British Children to Learn About Where Food Comes From

    One Million British Children to Learn About Where Food Comes From

Every primary school in the UK will be given the chance to learn more about food and where it comes from as part of a major new food education programme.

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PepsiCo Plans $5 Billion Investment in Mexico

    PepsiCo Plans $5 Billion Investment in Mexico

PepsiCo has announced plans to invest $5 billion in Mexico over the next five years. The investment is designed to further strengthen PepsiCo’s food and beverage business in Mexico, one

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Top Ten Food Trends For Cocoa and Chocolate Applications in 2014

    Top Ten Food Trends For Cocoa and Chocolate Applications in 2014

The ‘Rise of the Hybrid’ which sees new hybrid products and unconventional flavour combinations, was one of the most exciting food trends examined in the latest ‘T for Trends’ webinar

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Ibonhart – The Leader in Bread Slicing and Packaging Equipment

    Ibonhart – The Leader in Bread Slicing and Packaging Equipment

It is widely known that Ibonhart have been industry leaders in bread slicing and packaging equipment for over 30 years. More recently Ibonhart has refined its core products to provide

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Innoval Döhler becomes a 100% Döhler subsidiary

  New company Doehler Mexico S.A. de C.V. in Mexico becomes the hub for Central America, the U.S. and Canada    Broad ingredient portfolio and integrated solutions for the American

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Premier Foods Forms Joint Venture For Bread Business

    Premier Foods Forms Joint Venture For Bread Business

Premier Foods has reached a conditional agreement with The Gores Group to operate its Bread business as a stand-alone joint venture, which will trade under the name of Hovis. The

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Mondelez International to Invest £75 Million at Bournville Site

    Mondelez International to Invest £75 Million at Bournville Site

Mondelez International is to invest £75 million on upgrading the Cadbury factory and headquarters at Bournville near Birminghamin the UK. The money will be spent over three years and will

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Nestlé to Invest $1 Billion in Mexico

    Nestlé to Invest $1 Billion in Mexico

Nestlé is to invest $1 billion in Mexico, building two new factories in the country, which is the sixth largest global market for the company. The five-year investment will fund

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Irish and Scottish Companies Assisted With German Export Plans

    Irish and Scottish Companies Assisted With German Export Plans

This year, 15 food and drink companies from the border regions of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland will be given

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Algatechnologies Extends Shelf Life of AstaPure® Natural Algae Astaxanthin

Algatechnologies, (Algatech) Israel, announces the successful completion of stability studies for its AstaPure® line of natural astaxanthin products. The research

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New Opportunities for Margarine Manufacturers in Asia

Emulsifier specialist Palsgaard is pleased to announce that the company is in the process of installing a margarine pilot plant

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All in All internal invisible barrier (INTVISIBAR) system

All in All internal invisible barrier system (INTVISIBAR) comprises the latest in surface active control for the minimisation of moisture

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Velona Acti-Salt

Velona Acti-Salt is a novel all-natural blend, lower in both sodium and potassium, which is used to replace sodium chloride

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Velona SL+ Natural clean label shelf life extension

Velona SL+ is a natural clean label shelf life extension solution for use in a variety of raw and cooked meat

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Aspartame: The People’s Choice

Products sweetened with aspartame are as popular as ever. Recent surveys conducted by Populus Research Ltd have found that in

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LPS Industries launches new packaging films

  US-based flexible packaging materials manufacturer LPS Industries has extended its product portfolio with the launch of new packaging films

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Asda adopts solution for consistent colour on packaging

UK Walmart subsidiary Asda is adopting cloud-based colour solution PantoneLIVE to standardise the company’s brand colours across its global packaging

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Viridor to build new UK glass recycling plant

UK-based recycling services provider Viridor is set to invest £25m in a new glass recycling plant in Newhouse, Lanarkshire. To

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Food packaging found to influence taste preferences for infants

A new study has found that packaging aesthetics play a stronger role than branding in influencing the taste preferences of

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AG Barr On Course to Meet Expectations

    AG Barr On Course to Meet Expectations

UK soft drinks group AG Barr has maintained its strong momentum across the final quarter and expects revenue of about

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SABMiller to Expand Production Capacity in Nigeria

    SABMiller to Expand Production Capacity in Nigeria

SABMiller‘s Nigerian subsidiary, Intafact Beverages, is to expand its brewery in Onitsha, South Eastern Nigeria. SABMiller made an initial investment

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Sensient Launches Attractive New Colour Shades With Clean Label Option

    Sensient Launches Attractive New Colour Shades With Clean Label Option

Sensient Food Colors Europe has extended its Cardea range with an even wider choice of bright new colour shades. Sensient’s

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Nestlé Signs Research Agreement With Singapore

    Nestlé Signs Research Agreement With Singapore

Nestlé has entered a strategic partnership with the Singapore government’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research, A*STAR, with the goal

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Stevia to Steal Intense Sweetener Market Share by 2017, Reports Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research

    Stevia to Steal Intense Sweetener Market Share by 2017, Reports Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research

Post EU regulations, improved tastes and textures and increased consumer buy in and demand, stevia has been quietly gaining traction

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Specialist Resin Flooring For Walkers Snacks

    Specialist Resin Flooring For Walkers Snacks

In different food and drink environments it is vital that the correct flooring is chosen for maximum safety and efficiency

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Further Progress by Unilever in 2013

    Further Progress by Unilever in 2013

Although turnover fell by 3% to Eur49.8 billion, due to adverse currency exchange factors and divestments, Unilever has reported underlying

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Carlsberg Joins With Suppliers to Eliminate Waste by Developing Next Generation of Packaging

    Carlsberg Joins With Suppliers to Eliminate Waste by Developing Next Generation of Packaging

Carlsberg and selected global suppliers have joined forces to rethink the design and production of packaging material, to develop the

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Nelson Peltz Joins Mondelez Board

    Nelson Peltz Joins Mondelez Board

Mondelez International has added Nelson Peltz, chief executive and a founding partner of investment group Trian Fund Management, to its

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The Big Print Debate Presses the Key Industry Questions

    The Big Print Debate Presses the Key Industry Questions

‘The latest print technologies: gimmick or sound ROI?’ is the hot topic being addressed at this year’s BIG Print Debate,

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Exhibitions & Events 2014

  Month Date Exhibitions 2014 web Sector Location February 4th – 6th Food & Packaging www.messe.no/en/ Food & Packaging Norway

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World’s First Ever KitKat Boutique Opens

    World’s First Ever KitKat Boutique Opens

One of Nestlé’s ‘billionaire’ brands, KitKat, is launching its first ever stand-alone boutique, in Japan. Globally, 650 KitKat fingers are

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Anheuser-Busch InBev Strengthening its Position in Fast-Growing Asia Pacific Region

    Anheuser-Busch InBev Strengthening its Position in Fast-Growing Asia Pacific Region

Anheuser-Busch InBev is to reacquire Oriental Brewery, the leading brewer in South Korea, from KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for

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CHEP – Building Better Supply Chains

    CHEP – Building Better Supply Chains

CHEP, the global leader in pallet and container pooling services, has revealed that its Collaborative Transportation program removed 2.9 million

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Mondelez International Achieves 100% Palm Oil Sustainability Milestone Two Years Early

    Mondelez International Achieves 100% Palm Oil Sustainability Milestone Two Years Early

Mondelez International has achieved Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) coverage for 100% of the palm oil it bought in

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Sweet Memories – Nestlé UK Launches Reminiscence Pack

    Sweet Memories – Nestlé UK Launches Reminiscence Pack

Nestlé UK has created a ‘reminiscence pack’ featuring wrappers and packaging from its confectionary archive to help trigger happy recollections

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Russell Finex Helps Nestlé Safeguard Product Quality at New 26,000 Tonnes/year Milk Powder Processing Plant in Chile

    Russell Finex Helps Nestlé Safeguard Product Quality at New 26,000 Tonnes/year Milk Powder Processing Plant in Chile

Six Russell Compact Sieve® units enable Nestlé to screen milk powder on finer meshes without compromising flow rates. With factories or

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Demonstrating Excellence With the Great British Bounce Back

    Demonstrating Excellence With the Great British Bounce Back

Food and drink manufacturers that, through excellence and innovation, have helped to lead the UK economy out of the recession

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Mintel Expands Portfolio into Poland

    Mintel Expands Portfolio into Poland

Mintel has announced its expansion into consumer research and trends in Poland and the appointment of two key lead analysts

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New Sales Manager at Marel GB

    New Sales Manager at Marel GB

Marel, the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries, has promoted Ross Layton

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New Milestone in Diageo Scotch Investment

    New Milestone in Diageo Scotch Investment

Diageo has announced plans for a £30 million expansion of its Clynelish Distillery in Sutherland, Scotland. In the latest major

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Senior Management Changes at Bakkavor

    Senior Management Changes at Bakkavor

Bakkavor, the UK’s leading fresh prepared foods manufacturer, has appointed Mike Edwards as chief operating officer, UK. He will report

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Food Fraud – MEPs Call For Measures to Fix Weak Links in the Production Chain

    Food Fraud – MEPs Call For Measures to Fix Weak Links in the Production Chain

Recent food fraud cases, including the sale of horse meat as beef, should prompt the EU to review the functioning

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Unilever Sells Pasta Brand in the Philippines

    Unilever Sells Pasta Brand in the Philippines

Unilever has agreed to sell its Royal pasta brand in the Philippines to RFM Corporation, one of the biggest diversified

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