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Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Opens New €180 Million Nutritional Ingredients Plant

    Glanbia Ingredients Ireland Opens New €180 Million Nutritional Ingredients Plant

Ireland’s leading dairy ingredients company, Glanbia Ingredients Ireland, has commenced production at its new, state-of-the-art nutritional ingredients plant at Belview in County Waterford, so completing a €200 million investment programme

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Fast Response from UK Company to Help Save Lives in Iraq

    Fast Response from UK Company to Help Save Lives in Iraq

2 days ago UK based engineering firm Olympus Automation (OAL) were approached by the president of Azersun, the leading food producer in Azerbaijan, for a rapid cooking system to feed

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FDF Recognition for RSSL

Reading Scientific Services (RSSL) has been shortlisted for the Food & Drink Federation Awards in the category for Education Initiative. The award is made to companies that support education about

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The east – the market of the future: Paulaner on the road to success in the CIS region .

 From Moscow to Astana to Baku – Paulaner’s Bavarian beer specialities are more popular than ever in the emerging markets of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region, where sales

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Britvic productivity boosted by Videojet trial.

Soft drinks group Britvic is looking at upgrading its Rugby site following the trial of a Videojet 1620 UHS coding machine. The addition enabled Britvic to increase its production line

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Wood, as far as the eye can see

    Wood, as far as the eye can see

Few high-bay facilities are as impressive as the new distribution center operated by Alnatura Produktions- und Handels GmbH in Lorsch, Germany. It rises 17.5 meters into the sky and—this is

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Walsh Whiskey Distillery Unveils €25m Expansion Programme to Build Share of Global Irish Whiskey Market

    Walsh Whiskey Distillery Unveils €25m Expansion Programme to Build Share of Global Irish Whiskey Market

Walsh Whiskey Distillery Unveils €25m Expansion Programme to Build Share of Global Irish Whiskey Market · Major Italian drinks company Illva Saronno Holding S.p.A. invests in Walsh Whiskey Distillery Ltd

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Packed to the Rafters: Packaging Innovations London

    Packed to the Rafters: Packaging Innovations London

Packaging Innovations London closed its doors Wednesday 2 October at 4pm, reporting record visitor and exhibitor numbers for the fourth year running, a trend that has continued since its launch

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Case report: Implementation of an energy management system

    Case report: Implementation of an energy management system

By Juliane Bränzel, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH   In view of steadily rising energy costs, the sustainable and efficient use of energy in production is becoming increasingly important. But

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Kliklok announces new Managing Director

    Kliklok announces new Managing Director

Kliklok International, manufacturers of automatic packaging machinery, has announced the appointment of Neil Fowell as Managing Director with effect from 28th October 2013, taking over from Bob Morley who is

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Starbucks opens new design concept stores in China

    Starbucks opens new design concept stores in China

Starbucks Coffee Company has opened two flagship stores in China featuring new design concepts. Starbucks China unveiled a ‘coffee tribute’ store at the Kerry Center in Beijing, celebrating Starbucks’ coffee heritage and

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IGD Leads Industry Push to Improve Nutrient Content of Food and Drink

    IGD Leads Industry Push to Improve Nutrient Content of Food and Drink

IGD has published an interactive guide on reformulation aimed to help food and drink companies improve the nutrient content of their products, making healthier options available to consumers. At present,

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New Irish Food Academy to Educate Small Food Businesses

    New Irish Food Academy to Educate Small Food Businesses

According to organizers, nearly 350 Irish small food businesses will benefit from Food Academy Start, a newly launched training program aimed at supporting and nurturing start up Irish food businesses.

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FDF teams up with UKTI’s open to export website to help smes boost exports

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) today announced its activities during next week’s Open To Export Food & Drink Focus Week, a joint-initiative between UK Trade & Investment and industry

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fdf: a return to growth for food and drink export

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) today reported that in the first half of 2013, total UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew by 2.5% to £6.1billion. This comes as

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Scotch Whisky Association Appoints New Chief Executive

    Scotch Whisky Association Appoints New Chief Executive

David Frost CMG (pictured), director for Europe, Trade and International Affairs at the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the UK Government department focusing on economic growth and trade

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Chivas Brothers Opens Prestige Bottling Facility

    Chivas Brothers Opens Prestige Bottling Facility

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has officially opened a brand new bottling hall designed to cater for today’s luxury Scotch whisky and gin consumers during a visit to Renfrewshire.

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Coca-Cola top brand in Irish grocery for ninth year in a row

Coca-Cola is the biggest selling brand in the Irish grocery sector for the ninth year in a row, according to the Checkout Top 100 brands report, produced by Checkout magazine

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Nestlé turns to flower power at its UK factories

Food manufacturing giant Nestlé has pledged to plant wildflower meadows at all its 13 UK factories within two years and to encourage its Scottish dairy farmer suppliers to plan wild

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KP Snacks uses Printpack for snack re-launch

Printpack has created stand-out designs for the re-launch of KP Snacks’ Phileas Fogg potato chip range in the UK. Printpack’s flexo print technology enabled vibrant, stand-out graphics on the packs

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Starbucks, Danone team up to develop Greek yogurt brand

Starbucks has teamed up with Danone’s US subsidiary, Dannon, in an attempt to establish a foothold in the country’s booming Greek yogurt market. In a joint statement issued yesterday, French

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Gluten-free taste improvements spur market growth

The gluten-free foods market has continued to grow as new ingredients and technologies have significantly improved the taste of products, according to experts at the Institute of Food Technologists’ annual

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Premier Foods puts faith in Power Brands and cost cutting

Premier Foods will continue to develop its Power Brands and deliver a further £10M of cost savings this year, according

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Small meat firms ‘pressured’ to use longer shelf-life dates

Smaller manufacturers who produce ready-to-eat (RTE) products or packed meats should be helped to ensure they are not responsible for

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Future plans will involve a greater export push and targeting customers in Africa, Australia, the EU and South America.

Unilever ceo Paul Polman outlined a three-pronged strategy for the firm’s future growth, encompassing innovations, costs and food performance in

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Hershey reports 17.6% rise in Q2 net profit

US chocolate manufacturer Hershey has reported that its net earnings for the second quarter of 2013 increased by 17.6% to

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2 Sisters and Premier Foods strike deal

2 Sisters Food Group has forged a licensing agreement with Premier Foods for the production, distribution, sales and marketing of

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PepsiCo needs marketing muscle behind Mighty Lights in the UK, expert

PepsiCo UK needs marketing muscle behind its new reduced fat Mighty Lights potato chip line if the product is to

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Young’s Seafood transforms IT operations

Young’s Seafood has transformed its IT systems, bringing them in-house to boost service to all its factories and improve IT

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Cargill Cocoa Promise helps first Brazilian cocoa farmers to become UTZ Certified

Cargill’s commitment towards a sustainable supply chain provides new opportunities for cocoa farmers and farming communities   Ilhéus, Brazil, July

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Britvic and AG Barr Terminate Merger Discussions

    Britvic and AG Barr Terminate Merger Discussions

Following discussions, the boards of Britvic and AG Barr have decided not to proceed with a possible merger after the

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Kerry begins work on €100m technology and innovation centre

Irish food ingredients company Kerry Group has begun work on a €100m Global Technology and Innovation Centre in Ireland, to

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Termination of discussions with A.G. BARR p.l.c (“AG Barr”)

The Board of Britvic and its advisors have had a number of discussions with AG Barr and its representatives concerning

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Rise in global meat prices

Global meat export prices increased 2% in June 2013, according to the latest data from the UN Food and Agriculture

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Wrigley’s manager re-elected head of PRODULCE

Spanish confectionery association PRODULCE has re-elected Olga Martinez as its president for the next two years to improve the association’s

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Ready meals sales on the up across Europe

Ready meals have continued to sell well in France despite the weak economy – and growth is expected to continue

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Iron Maiden’s beer ‘could double’ Robinsons’s volumes

Robinsons Breweries could double its annual volume sales, according to the company, after it has seen Iron Maiden’s premium beer Trooper,

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£3M step on the road to self-sufficient energy

Cheesemaker Wyke Farms is aiming to be 100% self sufficient in green energy after ploughing £3M into a biogas and

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UK project to tackle food industry sustainability challenges

The UK government has launched a project to understand the biggest technological challenges for the food industry as it aims

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Biostime agrees to finance French infant formula plant expansion

Chinese infant formula manufacturer Biostime International Holdings has entered into a Framework Agreement with Isigny Sainte Mère (ISM) to finance

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Crisp firm Seabrook battles back into the black

Seabrook Crisps is edging back into the black after what its chief executive conceded had been a testing two years.

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Chobani’s strained (not Greek) yoghurt gets UK revamp

Greek yoghurt giant Chobani has reintroduced its ‘strained’ yoghurt in the UK after a court ruled that it was misleading

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Krones launches cold-fill version of Twin-Flow tech at DrinkTec 2013

Krones tells BeverageDaily.com that the aseptic filling trend is growing, as the firm gears up for Drinktec where it will

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Libya opens doors to Irish sheep

Following the Republic of Ireland’s successful reintroduction of cattle shipments to Libya earlier this year, the renewed trade link is

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‘Great confidence’ in the export future of British dairy, says retiring Dairy UK chief

– There is “great confidence” in the future of the British dairy sector, according to Dairy UK director general, Jim

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GEA Refrigeration Technologies opens freezer plant in France

GEA Refrigeration Technologies has opened a Freezer Competence Center in Dijon, France. The centre will manufacture and assemble spiral chillers

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Lucky Charms rainbow Pride campaign targeted diverse millennials, says General Mills

General Mills wanted to resonate better with young, diverse Lucky Charms consumers through its #LuckyToBe digital campaign which honored Pride

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Nestlé ‘perplexed’ as UK shuns trademark for Kit Kat shape

The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has rejected Nestlé’s application to trademark the four-finger Kit-Kat shape after opposition from Mondelez

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Cocoa market awaits impact of ADM Cocoa sale

The Archer Daniels Midland Company is in discussions to sell its cocoa processing operations. We find out how potential industry

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Morrisons expects suppliers to ‘absorb’ labelling costs

Morrisons’ suppliers will probably have to cover some of the huge costs of changing packaging labels on up to 10,000

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Options Indulgence | Shelf Review

Every month, Monica Lucas, president and research director of retail consultancy Pragma, takes a look at a recently-launched pack from

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Provexis seeks to demerge Science in Sport and Fruitflow

UK firm Provexis has filed to demerge the Science in Sport (SiS) consumer sports brand it purchased for €10m in

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Dairy Crest finds potential milk delivery buyer

Dairy Crest is consulting staff on plans to break up its milk delivery business in the north west of England and sell it

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UNICEF, WHO slam Danone over misleading Turkish infant formula campaign

UNICEF and the World Health Organisation (WHO) have slammed Danone for misleadingly claiming that they gave their backing to a

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