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Nestlé to Invest SFr100 Million in Factories in China

    Nestlé to Invest SFr100 Million in Factories in China

Nestlé has announced a series of investments that will further strengthen its footprint in China and continue to enhance its product portfolio with innovative and premium products. The investments, in

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ESI Nutrition Increases Production Capacity and Releases New Bottle Options

    ESI Nutrition Increases Production Capacity and Releases New Bottle Options

ESI Nutrition, the nutrition division of French dairy co-operative Laïta, has announced that, after two years of planning, construction, and initial set up, its new production line located in its

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Carlsberg and Marston’s to Form UK Joint Venture

    Carlsberg and Marston’s to Form UK Joint Venture

Carlsberg and Marston’s have announced a proposed deal to form a joint venture beer company in the UK – Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company. Both companies will inject their brewing and

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Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe has welcomed the much anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and

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Another Year of Consistent Delivery By Tate & Lyle

    Another Year of Consistent Delivery By Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle, the UK-based global provider of solutions and ingredients for food, beverage and industrial markets, achieved a 2% increase in revenue to £2.882 billion and a 4% rise

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Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

    Nespresso Launches New Capsules Using 80% Recycled Aluminium

Nespresso has launched the first coffee capsules made using 80% recycled aluminium. This is part of the company’s continued journey towards circularity, going further to minimise waste and maximise reuse

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European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

    European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

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Flowens Wins Award for Healthy Ageing Ingredient of the Year

    Flowens Wins Award for Healthy Ageing Ingredient of the Year

Flowens®, Naturex’s patented natural formula for urinary health, has been named Ingredient of the Year – Healthy Ageing at the 2020 NutraIngredients Awards. Produced from a full-spectrum cranberry blend, Flowens® has been clinically

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Flavour Trends – Winning With Words and Triggering Taste Buds

    Flavour Trends – Winning With Words and Triggering Taste Buds

Innova Market Insights’ latest report on global flavour trends in the food and beverage industry highlights how it is no longer just about tantalising the taste buds with a range

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Greencore Responds Rapidly to Challenges of COVID-19

    Greencore Responds Rapidly to Challenges of COVID-19

Greencore Group, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of convenience food, has reported a 1.6% increase in revenue to £712.7 million for the 26 weeks ending 27 March 2020 with

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St. Paul Group Strengthens its Cheese Business

    St. Paul Group Strengthens its Cheese Business

St. Paul Group, a cheese specialist with premises in Belgium and the Netherlands, has acquired the processed cheese, analogue cheese, grated cheese and air-dried cheese activities of Givaudan, the global

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

Mondelēz International has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting the company’s significant progress towards achieving its 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals. The report outlines Mondelēz International’s ongoing

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Irish Whiskey Industry Ready to Bounce Back After Covid-19 Restrictions

    Irish Whiskey Industry Ready to Bounce Back After Covid-19 Restrictions

The Irish Whiskey industry is ready to bounce back when the Covid-19 restrictions are eased. That is the message from Drinks Ireland/Irish Whiskey Association. The Irish whiskey industry had a

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ARYZTA Undertakes Strategic Review

    ARYZTA Undertakes Strategic Review

The board of ARYZTA, the global food business with a leadership position in speciality bakery, has announced that in April it appointed Rothschild & Co to undertake a review of

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Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

    Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy to Power Sustainability Ambitions

A 10-year agreement with Danish company Better Energy will secure for Chr. Hansen Denmark green electricity from two brand new solar parks that have just been taken into operation. This

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Lower Costs, Improved Productivity Through Automated Packing

    Lower Costs, Improved Productivity Through Automated Packing

Interfood continues to offer options for automated packing solutions which can significantly reduce costs and improve productivity in end-of-line packing operations. One such solution is the Servokart C100S from Buhmann,

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Carlsberg UK Launches New Digital Platform to Help Pubs and Restaurants

    Carlsberg UK Launches New Digital Platform to Help Pubs and Restaurants

Brewer Carlsberg UK has launched a new digital platform called ‘Love My Local’ to support food and drink operators who are either closed or facing restrictions, due to COVID-19. The

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Turning Slurry into Animal Feed

    Turning Slurry into Animal Feed

An innovative new project led by University College Cork (UCC) will use duckweed to treat wastewater, typically slurry, from beef and dairy farms. The project ‘Brainwaves’ has just received € 1.4

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PepsiCo Launches New Direct-to-Consumer Offerings

    PepsiCo Launches New Direct-to-Consumer Offerings

As consumers increasingly turn online for their food and beverage needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, PepsiCo has launched PantryShop.com and Snacks.com, two direct-to-consumer websites where shoppers can order an assortment

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Ingredion Launches Sweetener to Meet Demands of Health-conscious Consumers

    Ingredion Launches Sweetener to Meet Demands of Health-conscious Consumers

Ingredion EMEA has launched its first polyol sweetener, ERYSTA® Erythritol. The sweetener enables manufacturers to reduce or replace sugar to achieve nutrition-related claims, such as ‘no added sugar’ or ‘calorie-reduced’, in multiple

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Danone Aims to Expand Plant-based Sales Worldwide to €5 Billion by 2025

    Danone Aims to Expand Plant-based Sales Worldwide to €5 Billion by 2025

Three years after the acquisition of WhiteWave, Danone is moving into a new chapter for its Essential Dairy and Plant-Based (EDP) business to capture greater growth and value. Following the

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Functional Ingredients Can Help Food Service Industry Address Consumer Need For Wellness

    Functional Ingredients Can Help Food Service Industry Address Consumer Need For Wellness

Functional ingredients like probiotics can help the food service industry respond to growing consumer focus on wellness, according to a new report. The global food service industry has had to

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Winkworth’s UTS Mixer Solution Adds Scalability For Food Production Firms

  Winkworth’s UTS Mixer Solution Adds Scalability For Food Production Firms

For growing food production firms looking to add scalability to their business, Winkworth, the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of

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Plant Power, Clean Labels and Personalisation Drive Segmentation of Sports Nutrition

  Plant Power, Clean Labels and Personalisation Drive Segmentation of Sports Nutrition

Global launches of sports nutrition products more than doubled between 2015 and 2019 and suppliers are now segmenting their offerings

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Norwegian Seafood Exports Fall For First Time in 18 Months

  Norwegian Seafood Exports Fall For First Time in 18 Months

For the first time since September 2018, Norway has experienced a fall in seafood exports. In April, 183,000 tonnes of

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Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

  Reducing Emissions Through Improved Farming Practices

McKinsey & Company Agriculture practice has released a new report examining the role of agriculture in climate change and how

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Irish Grocery Growth Slows as Shoppers Adapt to New Normal

  Irish Grocery Growth Slows as Shoppers Adapt to New Normal

The latest figures from Kantar show take home grocery sales in Ireland increased by 17.2% in the 12 weeks to 19 April

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Britain’s Eating and Drinking-out Industry Stepping Up Plans For a Depleted Market Post-lockdown

  Britain’s Eating and Drinking-out Industry Stepping Up Plans For a Depleted Market Post-lockdown

The latest CGA Business Confidence Survey reveals that UK operators remain deeply pessimistic about both market prospects and the future

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Scottish Seafood Sector Urges Big Retailers to Unlock UK Markets

  Scottish Seafood Sector Urges Big Retailers to Unlock UK Markets

Seafood Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish seafood sector, has written to the chief executives of the main UK supermarket

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Arla Foods Ingredients Launches First Clean-label Ambient Yogurt Concept to Meet Chinese Demand

  Arla Foods Ingredients Launches First Clean-label Ambient Yogurt Concept to Meet Chinese Demand

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a clean-label concept to help brands meet growing demand for ambient yogurt in China. The

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New Online Food Programme Set to Grow Irish Producers

  New Online Food Programme Set to Grow Irish Producers

An innovative new online food programme, from the Local Enterprise Offices, is set to boost the number of Irish food

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Deal Activity in UK Food and Beverage Sector Slowed in First Quarter of 2020

  Deal Activity in UK Food and Beverage Sector Slowed in First Quarter of 2020

New analysis from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has found that deal activity in the UK

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Fever-Tree Co-founder to Step Down

  Fever-Tree Co-founder to Step Down

Charles Rolls, co-founder of Fever-Tree, is to step down from his current role as non-executive deputy chairman at the group’s

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UK Water Drinks Up 1 Billion Litres in Five Years

  UK Water Drinks Up 1 Billion Litres in Five Years

UK sales of plain, flavoured, juicy and functional waters have increased by more than 1 billion litres over the past

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Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

  Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

Kerry Group, the taste and nutrition company, has expanded its clean-label food protection capabilities through the acquisition of two innovative

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Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

  Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

Nearly 40 stakeholders from across the spectrum – including consumer groups, policy makers, academics, food companies and retailers – are

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Adult Influences Inspire Baby Foods and Snacks Innovation

  Adult Influences Inspire Baby Foods and Snacks Innovation

While early stage infant nutrition is firmly focused on the developmental needs of babies, it is evident that parents’ interests

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Businesses Sign Up to Scottish Food and Drink Directory

  Businesses Sign Up to Scottish Food and Drink Directory

More than 120 Scottish food and drink businesses from sectors as diverse as brewers, dairies, seafood, and condiments have joined

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New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

  New Offshore Wind Farm Partnership to Power Nestlé in the UK

Nestlé has announced a new wind farm partnership off the coast of North East England. The offshore farm, run by

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Norwegian Seafood Industry Prepares For a New Reality

  Norwegian Seafood Industry Prepares For a New Reality

The Norwegian government has started the careful reopening of society after successfully curbing the spread of the Corona virus with

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Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

  Glass Packaging is Top Choice For Environmentally Conscious Consumers

As industries, businesses and politicians make strong commitments to initiatives like the European Green Deal and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, consumers all

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UK Plain Water Market Dips

  UK Plain Water Market Dips

After a searing summer in 2018, UK sales of plain water slipped back in 2019, but were ahead of results

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Bunge Loders Croklaan Takes Lead in Lowering 3-MCPDe Levels

  Bunge Loders Croklaan Takes Lead in Lowering 3-MCPDe Levels

Bunge Loders Croklaan, a key supplier in specialty oils and fats for the food industry, has strengthened mitigation of 3-MCPDe

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Fever-Tree Strengthens Global Leadership

  Fever-Tree Strengthens Global Leadership

Fever-Tree, the UK-based supplier of premium carbonated mixers, has reported a 10% increase in revenue to £260.5 million for the

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Chr. Hansen Expands Probiotics Offering For Women’s Health

  Chr. Hansen Expands Probiotics Offering For Women’s Health

Chr. Hansen has acquired HSO Health Care. The acquisition of the Austria-based B2B company specialising in probiotics for women’s health

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Lidl and Liffey Meats Will See Bord Bia Quality Approved Irish Beef Exported to 17 Countries Around Europe and to the US

  Lidl and Liffey Meats Will See Bord Bia Quality Approved Irish Beef Exported to 17 Countries Around Europe and to the US

Lidl Ireland and the retailer’s exclusive beef supplier, Cavan-based Liffey Meats, have secured exports to the value of €14 million,

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YFood Secures €15 Million Investment

  YFood Secures €15 Million Investment

YFood, a Munich-based start-up company offering complete food solutions in the form of drinks, bars and powder, has secured a

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Encouraging First Half Trading For ABF Before £284 Million Primark Closure Charge

  Encouraging First Half Trading For ABF Before £284 Million Primark Closure Charge

Associated British Foods (ABF) has reported a 3% rise in group revenue to £7.6 billion at constant currency for the

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Synergy Flavours Launches ‘Dairy by Nature’ Range in Europe and Asia

  Synergy Flavours Launches ‘Dairy by Nature’ Range in Europe and Asia

Synergy Flavours, a leading supplier of flavours, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry, has launched Dairy by

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Premier Foods Transforms its Pensions Schemes

  Premier Foods Transforms its Pensions Schemes

Premier Foods has concluded its strategic review, which was announced on 27 February 2019, and announced a transformational agreement with

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DuPont Launches YO-MIX® PRIME to Help Yogurt Manufacturers

  DuPont Launches YO-MIX® PRIME to Help Yogurt Manufacturers

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced the global launch of its DuPont™ YO-MIX® PRIME cultures series. These innovative cultures set

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The Right Bite – Wellness and Lifestyles

  The Right Bite – Wellness and Lifestyles

Many of today’s busy consumers are juggling their careers, families and social lives while striving to maintain healthy lifestyles, both

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A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

  A Paradigm Shift in How Effectively PET Can be Recycled

Carbios, a company pioneering new bio-industrial solutions to reinvent the lifecycle of plastic and textile polymers, has announced the publication

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British Out-of-home Food and Drink Sales Fall Nearly 60% in March

  British Out-of-home Food and Drink Sales Fall Nearly 60% in March

Britain’s managed pub, restaurant and bar sector saw collective like-for-like sales drop 57.6% in March as the country moved into

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