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HEINEKEN Appoints New Regional Presidents For Europe and Asia Pacific

    HEINEKEN Appoints New Regional Presidents For Europe and Asia Pacific

HEINEKEN has announced the appointments of Soren Hagh (pictured left) as President of the Europe region and Jacco van der Linden (pictured right) as President of the Asia Pacific region,

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Record UK Grocery Sales as Shoppers Prepare For Lockdown

    Record UK Grocery Sales as Shoppers Prepare For Lockdown

The latest UK grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales grew by the fastest rate in over a decade during the past 12 weeks – increasing by

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AB InBev Withdraws 2020 Outlook

    AB InBev Withdraws 2020 Outlook

Given the uncertainty, volatility and fast-moving developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the markets in which AB InBev operates, the global brewer has withdrawn its 2020 Outlook, which was  announced

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Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

    Teknomek hits peak design with new Dyson Airblade wash troughs

Hygienic furniture specialist Teknomek has introduced new Dyson Airblade wash trough models that have been developed to reduce listeria risk in food processing facilities. Variants of the product are available

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Greencore Names New CFO

    Greencore Names New CFO

The Board of Greencore Group, a leading manufacturer of convenience food in the UK, has announced the appointment of Emma Hynes (pictured) as Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer with

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Müller UK & Ireland Launches Major Recruitment Drive to Help Feed the Nation

    Müller UK & Ireland Launches Major Recruitment Drive to Help Feed the Nation

The UK’s favourite dairy brand[1] has launched a significant recruitment push for up to 300 additional key workers to help feed the nation. This follows strong consumer demand for dairy products

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Unilever Takes Measures to Help Fight Against Covid-19

    Unilever Takes Measures to Help Fight Against Covid-19

Unilever has announced a wide-ranging set of measures to support global and national efforts to tackle the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. The company’s actions are designed to help protect the lives

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PFM Packaging Machinery Supports Ireland’s Big Cheese

    PFM Packaging Machinery Supports Ireland’s Big Cheese

PFM Packaging Machinery’s range of equipment has played a major part in helping a cheese manufacturer in Ireland to diversify and expand into new markets supplying food wholesalers, distributors, caterers

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Diageo Pledges More Than 8 Million Bottles of Sanitiser For Frontline Healthcare Workers

    Diageo Pledges More Than 8 Million Bottles of Sanitiser For Frontline Healthcare Workers

Diageo has pledged to enable the creation of more than eight million bottles of hand sanitiser, by donating up to two million litres of alcohol to manufacturing partners, to help

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Greggs Closes All Shops

    Greggs Closes All Shops

Greggs, the leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer in the UK, with more than 2,050 retail outlets throughout the country, has closed its shop estate in order to protect its staff and

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Growth in the Number of UK Distillers Continues

    Growth in the Number of UK Distillers Continues

The growth in the number of UK distillers shows no signs of stopping, rising another 20% to 246 in the last year up from 205 the previous year*. Research by

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The Corona Hangover in Global Dairy

    The Corona Hangover in Global Dairy

The upward trajectory in global dairy product prices visible in Q4 2019, stalled in Q1 2020. The onset of the coronavirus in China and the permeation across the globe have

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Bakkavor Group Completes Refinancing

    Bakkavor Group Completes Refinancing

Bakkavor Group, a leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, has successfully concluded a planned refinancing of its core group bank facilities, agreeing new term loan and revolving

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First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

    First Milk Launches New Commitment to Sustainable Dairy

First Milk, the wholly British farmer-owned dairy co-operative, has launched the First4Milk Pledge – a new initiative to proactively promote dairy farming and First Milk to its customers and the

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British Snacking Brand Boosts Expansion as it Targets £100 Million Worth of Sales by 2022

    British Snacking Brand Boosts Expansion as it Targets £100 Million Worth of Sales by 2022

One of the UK’s leading independent snacking companies has marked the next stage in its growth towards £100 million worth of sales by 2022, announcing nationwide distribution of Burts Potato

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Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

    Container Glass to Reduce CO2 By 50%

The Federation of European manufacturers of glass containers (FEVE) has launched an ambitious new project – the ‘Furnace of the Future’ – which will cut CO2 emissions by 50%. The

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Global Dairy Ingredients Market to be Worth $81.4 Billion by 2025

    Global Dairy Ingredients Market to be Worth $81.4 Billion by 2025

Valued at US$53.8 billion in 2019, the global dairy ingredients market (incorporating proteins, milk powder, milk fat concentrate, lactose and its derivatives) is projected to be worth US$81.4 billion by

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Starbucks to Expand Further in China With $130 Million Investment

    Starbucks to Expand Further in China With $130 Million Investment

Starbucks will invest approximately US$130 million in China to open a state-of-the-art roasting facility in 2022 as part of its new Coffee Innovation Park (CIP). As Starbucks largest manufacturing investment

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Bel Group Diversifies into Plant-based Foods

    Bel Group Diversifies into Plant-based Foods

The Bel Group, the international cheese producer, is acquiring All in Foods, a French start-up that produces the Nature & Moi brand of plant-based foods. Bel will become the majority

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UK Out-of-home Food and Drink Sales Down 3.3% in February

    UK Out-of-home Food and Drink Sales Down 3.3% in February

The scale of the impact of the developing coronavirus crisis plus the effect of floods earlier in the month on Britain’s managed pub, bar and restaurant sector in February is

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PepsiCo Expands in Fast-Growing Energy Category With $3.85 Billion Acquisition

    PepsiCo Expands in Fast-Growing Energy Category With $3.85 Billion Acquisition

PepsiCo has agreed to acquire Rockstar Energy Beverages, the popular energy drink maker, for $3.85 billion. Rockstar, founded in 2001, produces beverages that are designed for those who lead active

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Driving Behavioural Change in Consumers Through the Food and Grocery Industry

    Driving Behavioural Change in Consumers Through the Food and Grocery Industry

IGD research reveals a big appetite from consumers to be healthier and more sustainable in their food choices and consumers are looking for support to make positive changes. Two-thirds (66%) of consumers

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Foodex Postponed Until 12-14 April, 2021

    Foodex Postponed Until 12-14 April, 2021

Foodex 2020, the UK’s premier trade event for food and drink manufacturing, processing, packaging and logistics, which was scheduled to

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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

    Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

Kerry Group, the leading taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its facility

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Vitafoods Europe 2020 Postponed Until 1-3 September 2020

    Vitafoods Europe 2020 Postponed Until 1-3 September 2020

Following close consultation with its partners in the international nutraceutical industry, Vitafoods Europe has taken the decision to postpone this

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Ice Cream Market Shifts Towards Greater Pleasure and Less Guilt

    Ice Cream Market Shifts Towards Greater Pleasure and Less Guilt

Pleasure is still the driving force behind ice cream purchases, with consumers naming its taste, the fact that it’s a

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Iceland Seafood Expands in the UK

    Iceland Seafood Expands in the UK

Iceland Seafood International is adding significant processing and coldstore capacity in the UK and also plans to merge its operations

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Irish Grocery Market Maintains Growth

    Irish Grocery Market Maintains Growth

The Irish grocery market maintained steady growth of 1.3% during the 12 weeks to 23 February 2020, the latest figures

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Exceptional Year For Greggs

    Exceptional Year For Greggs

Greggs, the UK food-on-the-go retailer and manufacturer, with 2,050 retail outlets throughout the country, has reported a 13.5% increase in

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British Restaurant, Pub and Bar Leaders More Positive About Future, Despite Pressures

    British Restaurant, Pub and Bar Leaders More Positive About Future, Despite Pressures

CGA’s latest Business Leaders’ Survey reveals that optimism among business leaders in the UK out-of-home eating and drinking sector was at

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Emmi Delivers Solid Results in Line With Expectations

    Emmi Delivers Solid Results in Line With Expectations

Emmi increased its sales by 1.1% to SFr3.494 billion (€3.275 billion) in 2019 and achieved organic growth of 2.2 %. The

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Fastest Growth Since November Puts UK Grocery Market in Better Health

    Fastest Growth Since November Puts UK Grocery Market in Better Health

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show year-on-year supermarket sales in the UK grew by the fastest rate

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Nomad Foods Delivers Another Year of Solid Growth

    Nomad Foods Delivers Another Year of Solid Growth

Nomad Foods, the largest frozen foods company in Western Europe, has reported a 7.0% increase in revenue to €2.324 billion

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First Consumer Promotion of Irish Beef in the US

    First Consumer Promotion of Irish Beef in the US

Bord Bia (Irish Food Board) has launched the first consumer promotion of Irish beef in the USA to date, giving

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Glanbia Increases Revenues But Earnings Decline

    Glanbia Increases Revenues But Earnings Decline

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, delivered strong revenue growth in its 2019 financial year ended 4 January 2020 with revenue

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Britvic Expands J2O Range of Adult Soft Drinks

    Britvic Expands J2O Range of Adult Soft Drinks

Britvic has added three new products to its J2O brand, which is the UK’s leading adult soft drink. The new

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New Geographical Indication From Spain

    New Geographical Indication From Spain

The European Commission has approved the addition of a new geographical indication from Spain in the register of Protected Geographical

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Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

    Ten Trends For Sustainable Business Revealed

With the 2020s set to be the most disruptive decade yet for business leaders, a new report from Veris Strategies

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Danone to Acquire a Majority Stake in Harrogate Water Brands

    Danone to Acquire a Majority Stake in Harrogate Water Brands

Danone (through a UK subsidiary) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Harrogate Water, a family-owned business with a

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Kerry Acquires Leader in Plant Proteins

    Kerry Acquires Leader in Plant Proteins

Kerry Taste & Nutrition has expanded its non-allergenic and organic plant protein capability by acquiring the Spanish company Pevesa Biotech.

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Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

    Valio is First Finnish Food Company to Set Climate Targets in Line With the Paris Agreement

Valio, the dairy and food owned by Finnish milk suppliers, has committed to set scientifically assessed targets to reduce greenhouse

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DSM to Acquire Glycom For €765 Million to Accelerate Growth in Early Life Nutrition

    DSM to Acquire Glycom For €765 Million to Accelerate Growth in Early Life Nutrition

Royal DSM, a global science-based company specialising in nutrition, health and sustainable Lliving, has agreed to acquire Glycom, the world’s

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Tesco to Adapt Bakeries in Large Stores to Meet Changing Customer Demand

    Tesco to Adapt Bakeries in Large Stores to Meet Changing Customer Demand

Tesco’s bakeries are an important part of the supermarket group’s offer for customers. However, over recent years, Tesco has seen

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PepsiCo Targets Online Snacks Growth in China With $705 Million Acquisition

    PepsiCo Targets Online Snacks Growth in China With $705 Million Acquisition

PepsiCo has agreed to acquire Hangzhou Haomusi Food Co (Be & Cheery), one of the largest online snacks companies in

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Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Plant in Northern Ireland

    Coca-Cola HBC Invests £9.3 Million in Expanding Plant in Northern Ireland

Coca-Cola HBC has commissioned a new ‘canning line’ at its Lisburn plant in Northern Ireland. The canning line is the

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HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

    HEINEKEN Spain to Brew Beer With 100% Renewable Electricity in 2020

HEINEKEN Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier Iberdrola, guaranteeing the supply of 100% renewable electricity

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St Pierre Groupe Secures Place in the Annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 For Fourth Year

    St Pierre Groupe Secures Place in the Annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 For Fourth Year

St Pierre Groupe has secured its place in the 11th annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. This is the fourth

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Jameson Irish Whiskey Passes 8 Million Cases Annual Sales Barrier

    Jameson Irish Whiskey Passes 8 Million Cases Annual Sales Barrier

Sales of Jameson Irish whiskey passed a record 8 million cases in the twelve months to December 2019 as the

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Lidl GB to Invest £1.3 Billion in Store Expansion Over 2021 and 2022

    Lidl GB to Invest £1.3 Billion in Store Expansion Over 2021 and 2022

Lidl has opened its 800th store in Great Britain. The milestone comes after the discounter opened 50 new stores in

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Keelings Acquires Pineapple Farm in Costa Rica

    Keelings Acquires Pineapple Farm in Costa Rica

Keelings, the Irish-owned family business, has acquired Las Brisas, a pineapple farm located in Costa Rica that is highly acclaimed

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Brands and Transformation Deliver Strong 2019 Results For Arla Foods

    Brands and Transformation Deliver Strong 2019 Results For Arla Foods

In 2019 international dairy co-operative Arla Foods exceeded expectations for sales of its global brands whilst simultaneously transforming its business

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Danone Launches Baby Formula Track & Connect For Consumers and Retailers

    Danone Launches Baby Formula Track & Connect For Consumers and Retailers

Danone has launched its baby formula Track & Connect service – a digitally-enabled service giving consumers and retailers greater transparency

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The Flavour Factor – Innovation Remains Vital as Three-quarters of Consumers ‘Love to Discover New Flavours’

    The Flavour Factor – Innovation Remains Vital as Three-quarters of Consumers ‘Love to Discover New Flavours’

Flavour is, on average, the single most important factor in consumers’ food and drink choices. Interest in novelty and variety

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Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

    Britvic Announces First Sustainability-linked Financing Deal

Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility, allowing it to borrow up to £400 million over the next five

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