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ProStrategy Colman Wins IBM Platimum Achievement Award – Top Irish Business Partner for 2014

ProStrategy Colman are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the ‘IBM Platinum Achievement Award – Top Irish Business Partner for 2014’.  The award was presented at the annual

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UK consortium to launch CPET tray recycling initiative

A consortium of organisations from the packaging,retail and recycling industries will roll out a trial programme that aims to increase the number of black CPET trays that are recycled. Led

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Jungheinrich acquires leading software company

Materials handling specialist Jungheinrich has completed the acquisition of ISA-Innovative, a leading warehouse management systems software company. Jungheinrich has held a significant stake in ISA since 2009 and, in recent

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EU sets 70% recycling target in new Circular Economy Package

    EU sets 70% recycling target in new Circular Economy Package

The European Commission has today (2 July) unveiled a revamped package of waste and recycling targets to accelerate Europe’s transition to a circular economy. The ‘Circular Economy Package’ requires member

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LycoRed announces appointment of Rony Patishi-Chillim New CEO

Appointment underscores Adama’s commitment to LycoRed as nutrition leader   LycoRed, Israel, part of Adama Group, announces the appointment of Rony Patishi-Chillim as its new CEO, effective October 1, 2014.

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Ben & Jerry’s turns to ‘carbon insetting’ to reduce emissions

    Ben & Jerry’s turns to ‘carbon insetting’ to reduce emissions

Values-led ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s is stepping up its efforts to reduce CO2 emissions with a move towards ‘carbon insetting’ to improve supply chain resilience and resource efficiency.

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Corvaglia Mexico: 10-year anniversary

    Corvaglia Mexico: 10-year anniversary

Eschlikon, June 2014 The mexican subsidiary of the swiss Corvaglia Holding AG celebrates its ten years of existence. Back, on July 24 2004 at 14:47 hours the first closure left

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RadTech Europe Announces Food Seminar

    RadTech Europe Announces Food Seminar

Covering UV-Printing for Food Packaging   The Hague, Netherlands, June 27,  2014 – RadTech Europe (RTE) announces they are hosting an international food seminar on ‘UV-Printing for Food Packaging.’ This

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Olympus Automation Inspires Sustainability with Cycle Ride Sponsorship

    Olympus Automation Inspires Sustainability with Cycle Ride Sponsorship

When Olympus Automation (OAL) became the lead sponsor for “Coast to Coast in a Day 2014” we didn’t anticipate the enthusiastic response from our employees and customers alike. Originally wanting

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Coca-Cola Enterprises and Marks & Spencer join the 2014 PPMA Show Seminar Programme

    Coca-Cola Enterprises and Marks & Spencer join the 2014 PPMA Show Seminar Programme

30 September – 2nd October 2014, NEC, Birmingham  The PPMA Show, the UK’s premier free-to-attend complete production line event for processing and packaging machinery, has announced that Coca-Cola Enterprises and

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Defra to fund study on recycling of flexible packaging

    Defra to fund study on recycling of flexible packaging

LRS Consultancy in partnership with Enval, SITA UK, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises and Tesco have received funding to scope out viable approaches for collecting flexible packaging materials. This

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Salt of the Earth Going Nuts with Sodium Reduction

    Salt of the Earth Going Nuts with Sodium Reduction

Now, Soccer Fans Can Enjoy Salted Nuts without Guilt Atlit, Israel — June 25, 2014, New market research conducted by TNS for the Israel Society of Hypertension shows that 62%

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Transit Buses on the Road to Sustainability with Thermo King Athenia E-Series Air-Conditioning Modules

    Transit Buses on the Road to Sustainability with Thermo King Athenia E-Series Air-Conditioning Modules

Brussels, Belgium, June 24, 2014 – Traffic congestion, due to growing urbanization, strains cities and raises environmental concerns. The need for sustainable transport and passenger mobility is accelerating the adoption

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Taura Natural Ingredients appoints Phoenix as distributor for Gourmet Series

    Taura Natural Ingredients appoints Phoenix  as distributor for Gourmet Series

Taura Natural Ingredients has named France-based Phoenix Ingredients as European distributor for its Gourmet Series fruit pieces for the artisanal confectionery and bakery sectors. Phoenix, based in Bordeaux, will collaborate

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Naturex launches new cherry-based antioxidants and curing enhancers for the meat & poultry sector

    Naturex launches new cherry-based antioxidants and curing enhancers for the meat & poultry sector

Avignon, 23 June 2014 – Naturex has expanded its portfolio of natural solutions for shelf life extension with a range of new cherry-based antioxidants and curing enhancers for meat &

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Verner Wheelock students get top marks from RSPH

    Verner Wheelock students get top marks from RSPH

Not one, not two, but three students trained by leading food industry training company, Verner Wheelock Associates, have achieved the highest marks in the country in their RSPH examinations. Helen

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Search is on for top food and drink entrepreneurs

    Search is on for top food and drink entrepreneurs

The search is now on for Britain’s first-ever Investec Food & Drink Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.It seeks top food and drink entrepreneurs from the nation whose food is now

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Food waste from 200 schools to get a green ‘makeover’ with John Warren ABP and Taylor Shaw

    Food waste from 200 schools to get a green ‘makeover’ with John Warren ABP and Taylor Shaw

A food waste collection and disposal company based inCountyDurhamis now working with food catering specialists Taylor Shaw to process the leftover food waste from over 200 schools acrossDurhamfor the production

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It’s time to shatter “myths” about protein, says Arla Foods Ingredients

    It’s time to shatter “myths” about protein,  says Arla Foods Ingredients

Many female consumers mistakenly believe that eating and drinking high protein products could make them fat or develop excessive muscle mass, according to whey protein supplier Arla Foods Ingredients. The

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Sensient Flavors presents new line of natural cherry flavors

    Sensient Flavors presents new line of natural cherry flavors

Five flavors allow manufacturers to create drinks with multiple cherry profiles BREMEN, GERMANY — June, 2014 —– Sensient Flavors has developed a new line of natural cherry flavors. With Black

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Carlow Brewing Company signs 400,000 kWh green energy deal

    Carlow Brewing Company signs 400,000 kWh green energy deal

The Carlow Brewing Company’s production facilities in Bagnelstown, Co Carlow, will be powered by wind energy provided by Energia and third-party wind farms under a new deal. The wind turbines

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Over-dependence on health message is the top cause of failure in functional foods

    Over-dependence on health message is the top cause of failure in functional foods

  Relying too much on a health benefit to differentiate a new food or beverage is the most common reason for failure in functional foods and beverages, reveals a new

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Whisper-Quiet and PIEK-Certified Multi-Temperature SLXe Spectrum Unit Delivers Peak Performance

  Whisper-Quiet and PIEK-Certified Multi-Temperature SLXe Spectrum Unit Delivers Peak Performance

Brussels, Belgium, June 17, 2014 – Debates are taking place in Europe to shift urban deliveries outside of peak traffic

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Greek yogurt process promises an end to 1 million tons of acid whey

  Greek yogurt process promises an end to 1 million tons of acid whey

Greek yogurt manufacturers in the US could cut their acid whey output by a collective 1 million tons a year

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UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science: Irish agri-food sector 5th in EU in terms of innovation

  UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science: Irish agri-food sector 5th in EU in terms of innovation

  Ireland has the 5th most innovative agri-food sector in the European Union behind Denmark, Finland, Germany and the Netherlands,

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Tetra Pak Completes €60M Upgrade In Turkey

  Tetra Pak Completes €60M Upgrade In Turkey

Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, has announced a further investment of €36M in its

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Danone to close three European plants and shed 325 jobs

  Danone to close three European plants and shed 325 jobs

Danone said it plans to shut plants in Italy, Germany and Hungary, eliminating 325 jobs, because of a drop in

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Coca-Cola Life: Coke with fewer calories and less sugar to tackle obesity

  Coca-Cola Life: Coke with fewer calories and less sugar to tackle obesity

Coca-Cola has announced plans to launch a new version of its bestselling soft drink with a third less sugar and

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Heineken to invest £126m in UK

  Heineken to invest £126m in UK

Heineken is to invest £126 million into expanding its UK operations; £50m at its Manchester brewery, £58m at its Hereford

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Thermo King Extends Warranty on Vehicle Powered Refrigeration Units in Europe, Middle East and Africa

  Thermo King Extends Warranty on Vehicle Powered  Refrigeration Units in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Brussels, Belgium, – Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a

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Check 2 from Marel: Fast accurate checkweighing for the food industry

  Check 2 from Marel: Fast accurate checkweighing for the food industry

Marel’s new M-Check 2 Checkweigher, launched at Marel’s Packing, Labeling and Dispatch event on June 11, combines high levels of

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A new range of flavors: WILD providing the taste of summer

  A new range of flavors: WILD providing the taste of summer

Are you familiar with camu camu or pink guava? If not, you can get to know them in WILD’s new

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Ford and Heinz working together to develop waste tomato-based plastics

  Ford and Heinz working together to develop waste tomato-based plastics

Researchers at Ford Motor Company and H.J. Heinz Company are investigating the use of tomato fibres in developing sustainable, composite

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Outgoing BIM CEO to head up €35m project in Killibegs

  Outgoing BIM CEO to head up €35m project in Killibegs

Outgoing CEO of Bord Iascaigh Mhara Jason Whooley is to head up Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland (BII) in Killybegs, Co Donegal

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Innova Market Insights presents: The Time is Right for Protein Innovation

  Innova Market Insights presents: The Time is Right for Protein Innovation

Innova Market Insights at IFT Food Expo 2014 (New Orleans, June 21-24)  Duiven, The Netherlands — High interest in protein

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Cloetta acquires Irish jelly bean producer Aran Candy

  Cloetta acquires Irish jelly bean producer Aran Candy

Confectionery company Cloetta has announced the acquisition of Ireland-based Aran Candy, the owner of the Jelly Bean Factory brand, for

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New premium brand IC engine forklift range offers exceptional value proposition

Jungheinrich has launched a completely re-designed generation of IC-engine powered counterbalanced forklift trucks. The new ‘Torque Converter’ hydrodynamic drive trucks

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Waitrose teams up with ITM Power to produce renewable fertiliser

Supermarket chain Waitrose is stepping up its sustainability drive by joining forces with the Technology Strategy Board and ITM Power

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Linkx Packaging Systems is appointed ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics

End-of-line packaging expert Linkx Packaging Systems has been appointed a ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics. Linkx Systems was selected on

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Thermo King Keeps it Cool and Quiet at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2014

Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 2014 – In order to relieve the overwhelming traffic congestion and improve road safety, debates are

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Stay in Control from Pack to Pallet Marel hosts Packing, Labeling & Dispatch Event in Copenhagen

Labeling and Dispatch Event at their new state-of-the-art demonstration center Progress Point in Copenhagen. Innovative manual, semi-automatic and automatic systems

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Consultancy expands at RSSL

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) has appointed Sarah Marshall as its new Head of Consultancy Business, as a crucial step

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Industry Urged to Provide Clearer Product Information on Labelling

Despite the introduction of a standardised traffic light food labelling system in 2013, consumers want manufacturers, brand owners and retailers

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NATECO2 Consults and Proofs Best Practice on How to Benefit from Carbon Dioxide Extraction at Vitafoods Europe 2014

At the Vitafoods Europe show 2014 at Geneve the German extraction service provider NATECO2 gives advice in how to gain

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Sheffield’s Burgeoning Independent Real Ale Sector Boosted by City’s Newest Brewery

Knight Frank has boosted Sheffield’s burgeoning independent real ale sector by finding a perfect home for the city’s newest brewery.

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Mushroom-derived Technology Takes the Bitter out of Coffee & Chocolate

An all-natural fermentation process using mushrooms to remove bitter and acidic qualities from food ingredients created by food technology firm

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GEA Group Invests in Production Capacity for Confectionery Equipment

  GEA Group Invests in Production Capacity for Confectionery Equipment

The GEA Group is setting the standard – with a multi-million euro investment in a new technology center and the

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New Puratos White Paper Presents Latest Cake Freshness Innovations

Global bakery products specialist, Puratos, is launching a new white paper presenting the latest industry trends driving cake freshnessinnovation. The

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Hydrosol Develops Innovative Product Ideas for the Yogurt Category

Yogurt products are a strong-selling category around the world. One reason is the variety of forms this dairy product can

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Gecko® Ultra Helps Seeds Adhere to Baked Goods!

With Kampffmeyer Food Innovation’s latest product, loose seeds and similar toppings become a thing of the past in production areas

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Algatechnologies Invests $20 million in Natural Astaxanthin Production

  Algatechnologies Invests $20 million in Natural Astaxanthin Production

Algatechnologies (“Algatech”), Israel, announces a more than 100% expansion of its production capacity of AstaPure® brand natural astaxanthin. This doubling

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Solid Performance puts Origin Enterprises on Positive Footing

Agri-services group Origin Enterprises has upgraded its full-year guidance as it reported a “solid” operating and financial performance in the

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Lamb Weston Meijer Invests in New State-of-the-Art Potato Grading Area in Kruiningen

  Lamb Weston Meijer Invests in New State-of-the-Art Potato Grading Area in Kruiningen

Lamb Weston / Meijer, manufacturer of deep-frozen potato products and dried potato flakes, is investing 20 million euros in its

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Carlow Brewing Company Releases Two New Additions to the O’Hara’s Range of Craft Beers

  Carlow Brewing Company, one of the country’s most established craft breweries, is excited to announce the much anticipated launch

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