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Aryzta Delivers Strong Full Year Performance

    Aryzta Delivers Strong Full Year Performance

Aryzta’s food business has increased EBITA by 19.6% to €486.3 million, as a result of the improved efficiencies, on revenue up by 10.0% to €3.4 billion for the financial year

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Nestlé Creates a New Executive Board Function and Redefines Zones Europe and AOA

    Nestlé Creates a New Executive Board Function and Redefines Zones Europe and AOA

Over recent years, Nestlé has consistently strengthened its nutrition, health and wellness strategy and expanded its boundaries with the creation of Nestlé Health Science and Nestlé Skin Health. At the

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Mead Johnson Nutrition Unveils New Manufacturing and Research & Development Complex

    Mead Johnson Nutrition Unveils New Manufacturing and Research & Development Complex

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, a global leader in pediatric nutrition, has formally opened the doors to its new production and research campus in Tuas, Singapore. This investment represents the single

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O-I Extends its Range to Enhance Presentation of Premium Beers

    O-I Extends its Range to Enhance Presentation of Premium Beers

Owens-Illinois (OI), the world’s largest glass container manufacturer has introduced a new bottle to enhance its standard range and help brewers differentiate their premium and craft beers. The new standard

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British Sales of Sports and Energy Drinks Surpass £1.5 Billion

    British Sales of Sports and Energy Drinks Surpass £1.5 Billion

New research from Mintel reveals that half (54%) of British consumers claim to often feel tired, rising to six in ten (60%) women. In line with this, throughout the downturn

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Nespresso Elevates Coffee Experience With Riedel-designed Glasses

    Nespresso Elevates Coffee Experience With Riedel-designed Glasses

Nespresso and master glass makers Riedel have designed two special tasting glasses to further elevate the coffee sensory experience for Nespresso and all coffee lovers. The glasses, called Intense and

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Mondelez International Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

    Mondelez International Appoints New Chief Marketing Officer

Mondelez International, the global snacking group with a portfolio that includes nine iconic brands that each generates more than $1 billion in revenues, has named Dana Anderson (pictured) as Senior

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TOMRA Sorting Opens New R&D Facility in Ireland

    TOMRA Sorting Opens New R&D Facility in Ireland

TOMRA Sorting in Irleand has created a new centre of excellence for its food optical sorting and peeling business, and is set to improve its R&D capabilities after moving to

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Strong Trading By Shepherd Neame

    Strong Trading By Shepherd Neame

Shepherd Neame, the Kent-based brewer and pub operator, has increased operating profit before exceptionals by 5.5% to £13.4 million and EBITDA by 4.3% to a record level of £20.5 million

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Licence Agreement Between AG Barr and Snapple Beverage Corp

    Licence Agreement Between AG Barr and Snapple Beverage Corp

UK drinks company AG Barr has entered into a ten year licence agreement with US-based Snapple Beverage Corporation, a subsidiary of the Dr Pepper Snapple Group. Under the agreement, which

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Nestlé Endorses Caring For Climate

    Nestlé Endorses Caring For Climate

Nestlé has announced its endorsement of Caring for Climate, the world’s largest coalition on climate issues, as part of the company’s long standing efforts to further provide climate change leadership.

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Say Cheese and Toast the Award Winners

    Say Cheese and Toast the Award Winners

GEA Mechanical Equipment UK and GEA Process Engineering, joint sponsors of the GEA Award, for the Best English Cheese, have presented Ford Farm with the winner’s trophy at this year’s

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EC Private Storage Aid For Cheese Closed

    EC Private Storage Aid For Cheese Closed

The European Commission has closed the measure for Private Storage Aid (PSA) for cheese following a disproportionate surge in interest for this measure from cheese producers in certain regions not

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New food packaging: The environment and stiffness ticked all the right boxes for SAS

    New food packaging: The environment and stiffness ticked all the right boxes for SAS

/INS. Paperboard is a promising material for airline food packaging – it has low weight, can be barrier coated, and can be finished to the required level of elegance and

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New Survey Reveals That Four In Five Suppliers Report GSCOP Issue

    New Survey Reveals That Four In Five Suppliers Report GSCOP Issue

Startling new figures unveiled by a YouGov survey focusing on the Groceries Supply Code of Practice reveals that four in every five suppliers have reported varying issues in their dealings

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Spread With Added Plant Sterols and Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides and “Bad” Cholesterol

    Spread With Added Plant Sterols and Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides and “Bad” Cholesterol

New research demonstrates that the consumption of a combination of low dose omega-3 and plant sterols can effectively reduce both LDL-cholesterol and triglyceride levels in men and women with high

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Irish Drinks Exports are Worth €1.4 Billion

    Irish Drinks Exports are Worth €1.4 Billion

Irish drinks exports are worth €1.4 billion, with the drinks manufacturing sector exporting 45% of its total turnover, according to new figures from The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland. The

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GEA in Ireland Offers a Single Source For Aseptic and Hygienic Process Components

    GEA in Ireland Offers a Single Source For Aseptic and Hygienic Process Components

GEA Process Technologies Ireland, based near Dublin, part of GEA Process Engineering has restructured its components department to bring together technology-leading brands, to strengthen the company’s service offering and provide

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Strong Interim Performance by AG Barr

    Strong Interim Performance by AG Barr

AG Barr is continuing to outperform the UK soft drinks market by achieving strong growth in both sales and profit. The Scottish soft drinks group has reported a 5.4% increase

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UK Food and Drinks Producers Prepare For a Tough Year Ahead

    UK Food and Drinks Producers Prepare For a Tough Year Ahead

The UK’s largest 150 food and drink producers are bracing themselves for a difficult year ahead as they face increased pressure from supermarkets trying to oppose the discounters, according to

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Green Light For Acquisition of WILD Companies by Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

    Green Light For Acquisition of WILD Companies by Archer-Daniels-Midland Company

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of WILD Flavors GmbH and the related company WILD Dairy Ingredients (WDI) by the Archer-Daniels-Midland Company, the US-based

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Nestlé to Increase Milk Output in Mexico

    Nestlé to Increase Milk Output in Mexico

Nestlé has announced plans to invest SFr50 million (Eur41 million) over the next six years to increase milk production in Mexico. The planned investment is part of Nestlé’s ongoing efforts

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Arla Foods to Strengthen Partnership in Brazil

    Arla Foods to Strengthen Partnership in Brazil

Arla Foods is strengthening its presence in the Brazilian market by announcing a shared ownership with its longtime partner, Brazil’s largest dairy company, Vigor Alimentos. Since 1986, Arla has been

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William Grant & Sons Opens €35 Million Tullamore Distillery

    William Grant & Sons Opens €35 Million Tullamore Distillery

William Grant & Sons, the independent family owned distiller and owner of Tullamore DEW Irish whiskey brand, has officially opened

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Coca-Cola HBC Named Industry Leader in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Coca-Cola HBC Named Industry Leader in the 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Coca-Cola HBC, the world’s second largest bottler of products of The Coca-Cola Company, has been named the industry leader amongst

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Prospector® Ingredients Database Goes Mobile

    Prospector® Ingredients Database Goes Mobile

In order to improve its reachability, the online database Prospector® is now also accessible via iPhone and iPad app. Available

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German Food Institute Appoints Axel Graefe as New Manager

    German Food Institute Appoints Axel Graefe as New Manager

The managing committee of the KIN food institute has appointed Axel Graefe (pictured) as new Manager and Head of Institute.

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Dairy Crest to Close Facilities at Hanworth and Chard

    Dairy Crest to Close Facilities at Hanworth and Chard

Dairy Crest has started consultation with employees and their representatives regarding the closure of its glass bottling dairy in Hanworth,

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PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change

    PepsiCo Joins Calls for Action on Climate Change

PepsiCo has strengthened its commitment to action on climate change by announcing new goals for phasing out equipment with hydroflourocarbons

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Arla Foods Makes Non-binding Bid For Egyptian Dairy

    Arla Foods Makes Non-binding Bid For Egyptian Dairy

Arla Foods is making a non-binding bid for a majority stake in Arab Dairy Products Company, a listed company based

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Nestlé and Partners to Create 100,000+ Job Opportunities in Europe

    Nestlé and Partners to Create 100,000+ Job Opportunities in Europe

Around 200 companies have joined forces under Nestlé’s Alliance for YOUth to tackle the youth unemployment crisis in Europe, pledging to

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Glanbia Acquires Sports Nutrition Brand

    Glanbia Acquires Sports Nutrition Brand

Glanbia, the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, has agreed to acquire The Isopure Company for cash consideration of US$153

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Mondelez International Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

    Mondelez International Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year

Mondelez International has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the tenth year in a row on the

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Bottle Heaven Since 1937

    Bottle Heaven Since 1937

Looking for a bottle manufacturer with ranges to inspire you and to make your product stand out and give shelf

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Careers Day of the Anuga FoodTec 2015

    Careers Day of the Anuga FoodTec 2015

From 24-27 March 2015, the Anuga FoodTec – the international suppliers fair for the food and beverage industry – is

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Dairygold to create 115 jobs with €117m Investment

    Dairygold to create 115 jobs with €117m Investment

Dairygold is to create 115 jobs in Cork as part of a multi-million expansion of its dairy processing facilities in

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Heineken begins construction of new HP Bulmer facility

    Heineken begins construction of new HP Bulmer facility

High-care construction specialist, Chalcroft, has commenced work at the HP Bulmer cider production site in Hereford, as part of a

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Chocolate chip cookie brand Chips Ahoy!, which has a worldwide value of more than $1bn, is launching in the UK

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Premier Foods Announces Restructuring

    Premier Foods Announces Restructuring

Premier Foods today announces a reorganisation of its commercial structure creating three new Strategic Business Units (SBU’s) to strengthen focus

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Dairy Crest appoints new Chairman

    Dairy Crest appoints new Chairman

The Board of Dairy Crest, the leading UK-owned dairy foods company, announces that Stephen Alexander will become the company’s Chairman

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San Miguel Corp to consider acquiring United Biscuits

Philippines-based San Miguel Corporation and Saudi Arabian food producer Savola are reportedly considering making bids to acquire UK-based snacks firm

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Warning About Irish Whiskey Renaissance

    Warning About Irish Whiskey Renaissance

The global Irish whiskey market is expected to expand from 7.5 million cases in 2013 to 24 million cases by

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Huge Potential For Irish Food and Drink Industry But Significant Barriers Remain For SMEs

    Huge Potential For Irish Food and Drink Industry But Significant Barriers Remain For SMEs

The export-focused Irish food and drink industry has a solid foundation for growth but barriers remain for indigenous small and

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Diageo Invests €169 Million to Regenerate Historic Guinness Brewery

    Diageo Invests €169 Million to Regenerate Historic Guinness Brewery

Diageo has officially opened its new Eur169 million brewing centre of excellence at its historic St James’s Gate site in

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Acquisition of Drambuie Whisky Liqueur Business

    Acquisition of Drambuie Whisky Liqueur Business

William Grant & Sons has acquired the Drambuie Liqueur Company which owns the Drambuie whisky liqueur brand. Drambuie is a

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Irish Dairy Board Acquires Spanish Cheese Plant

    Irish Dairy Board Acquires Spanish Cheese Plant

The Irish Dairy Board has acquired Luxtor, a Spanish pizza cheese and cheese blends plant which is a subsidiary of

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The Pathfinder: a new step in Naturex’s sustainability strategy

    The Pathfinder: a new step in Naturex’s sustainability strategy

Avignon, 22nd September 2014 – Naturex unveils new developments in its sustainability program by disclosing its achievements and reveals the

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Diageo Launches New Venture to Partner With Leading Tech Start-ups

    Diageo Launches New Venture to Partner With Leading Tech Start-ups

Diageo has created a new global innovation programme – Diageo Technology Ventures – designed to solve existing business challenges and

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Nestlé Opens Coffee Capsule Factory in Northern Germany

    Nestlé Opens Coffee Capsule Factory in Northern Germany

Nestlé has opened a large coffee capsule factory in the northern German city of Schwerin, increasing Nescafé Dolce Gusto production capacity and

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Mondelez International Releases First Well-being Progress Report

Mondelez International has issued its first report highlighting the company’s progress against its global well-being goals. The report details important

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Global Spirits Group Reports Healthy Growth

    Global Spirits Group Reports Healthy Growth

Independent Scotch spirits business William Grant & Sons has increased turnover by 5.2% to £1.12 billion for 2013 with group

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Franciscan Well Launches Jameson-Aged Pale Ale in Latest Collaboration

    Franciscan Well Launches Jameson-Aged Pale Ale in Latest Collaboration

Cork craft brewery Franciscan Well and Jameson Irish whiskey have launched their second collaboration, Franciscan Well Jameson-Aged Pale Ale. Building

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Diageo Launches Two New Guinness Porters

    Diageo Launches Two New Guinness Porters

Diageo has release of two brand new beers – GUINNESS DUBLIN PORTER and GUINNESS WEST INDIES PORTER. Inspired by authentic

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Eden Springs Acquires Five Water Cooler Businesses From Nestlé Waters Direct

    Eden Springs Acquires Five Water Cooler Businesses From Nestlé Waters Direct

Eden Springs, a leading provider of office water and coffee solutions in Europe, has confirmed the acquisition of five water

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Parmalat to Become Second Largest Dairy Company in Brazil

    Parmalat to Become Second Largest Dairy Company in Brazil

Parmalat is acquiring the dairy business of Brazilian food group BRF for R$1.8 billion (Eur610 million). Incorporating 11 plants, BRF’s

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Researchers Decode the DNA of the Robusta Coffee Bean

    Researchers Decode the DNA of the Robusta Coffee Bean

A team of researchers from around the world have sequenced the DNA of the Robusta coffee bean in an important

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New Factory Set to Boost Supplies of ‘Gold Standard’ Whey Protein For Arla Foods

    New Factory Set to Boost Supplies of ‘Gold Standard’ Whey Protein For Arla Foods

Arla Foods is constructing a new hydrolysates factory in Jutland, Denmark, which is scheduled to be complete by October 2015

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Cargill to Expand its Chocolate Footprint in North America and Europe

    Cargill to Expand its Chocolate Footprint in North America and Europe

Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company’s global chocolate business for $440 million. The acquisition is an excellent

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