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Quorn Foods Announces New Chief Executive to Continue Rapid Expansion

    Quorn Foods Announces New Chief Executive to Continue Rapid Expansion

Quorn Foods,the world leader in meat-alternatives, has announced the appointment of Marco Bertacca as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Marco Bertacca will assume the role on the 6th of

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance Unveils its Priorities For the New European Commission

    The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance Unveils its Priorities For the New European Commission

The priorities of the sports nutrition sector for the new mandate of the European Commission to ensure a healthier and fitter future for European citizens have been unveiled by the

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DIVA – The Second Call For SME Funding is Now OPEN!

    DIVA – The Second Call For SME Funding is Now OPEN!

DIVA is an EU funded project that aims to support SMEs to apply their digital technology to the agrofood, forestry or environmental sectors. The DIVA consortium is based across 6

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Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

    Over Three-quarters of UK Grocery Shoppers Switch, Avoid or Boycott Brands Because of Their Environmental Policies

New consumer research published by Kantar, the world’s leading data, insights and consulting firm, reveals that over three-quarters (77%) of UK grocery shoppers have, in the last 12 months, switched, avoided or

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Schubert Packs 720 Yakult Bottles Per Minute

    Schubert Packs 720 Yakult Bottles Per Minute

By Bernd Göhringer, Area Sales Manager at Gerhard Schubert GmbH, Crailsheim, Germany Today, more than 39 million people in 39 countries worldwide enjoy the probiotic drink. For the European market,

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Griffith Foods Wins Food Ingredients Europe Food & Beverage Innovation Award

    Griffith Foods Wins Food Ingredients Europe Food & Beverage Innovation Award

Griffith Foods Europe, a product development and service partner in the protein and snacks market, has won the prestigious Food Ingredients Europe Food & Beverage Category Innovation Award for its

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Positive Start For Cranswick

    Positive Start For Cranswick

Cranswick has made a positive start to the year with revenue up 7.1% to £770.0 million for the six months ended September 2019, compared to the corresponding period a year

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St Pierre Groupe Receives Queen’s Award For Enterprise

    St Pierre Groupe Receives Queen’s Award For Enterprise

Manchester-based English bakery business St Pierre Groupe has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade, in recognition of the company’s meteoric global growth. Recently rebranded from Carrs Foods

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Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

    Palsgaard Named Sustainability Champion at Fi Innovation Awards

Palsgaard has won the Sustainability Champion prize at the Food Ingredients Europe Innovation Awards. The Danish emulsifier specialist clinched the award after reducing net CO2 emissions from its six global production

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€35 Million EIB Backing For Carbery Group

    €35 Million EIB Backing For Carbery Group

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide a €35 million loan to enable expansion and diversification of the Ireland-based facilities of Carbery Group, a leading international dairy, ingredients and

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Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

    Valio Aims at Carbon Neutral Dairy by 2035

Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. Valio, the biggest dairy business in Finland

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70% time savings in system configuration and ordering achievable with the Festo Handling Guide Online

Machine builders, system designers and project engineers can now configure and create new handling system solutions in record time using the Handling Guide Online from industrial automation specialists Festo. The

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No and Low Alcohol Sales Soar as British Consumers Moderate Their Drinking

    No and Low Alcohol Sales Soar as British Consumers Moderate Their Drinking

New research from CGA reveals that sales of no and low alcohol drinks are rising, thanks to increasing numbers of British consumers moderating their intake. The exclusive new report from

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Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

    Research Shows Significant Dairy Beef Carbon Reduction Potential

ABP Food Group, which is the largest beef processor in the UK and Ireland, in conjunction with the Irish Cattle Breeding Federation (ICBF) and Teagasc, has announced the latest results

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Cutting-Edge Innovations on Display at UK’s Largest Packaging Event

    Cutting-Edge Innovations on Display at UK’s Largest Packaging Event

Food and drink professionals will be given the unparalleled opportunity to discover the latest industry developments when Packaging Innovations 2020 returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February. Alongside

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Marston’s Remains On Track

    Marston’s Remains On Track

Marston’s, a leading UK pub operator and independent brewer, increased total underlying revenue by 2.9% to £1.174 billion in the year ended 28 September 2019, reflecting the positive impact of

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€21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre in Ireland

    €21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre in Ireland

The Irish Government has announced Enterprise Ireland funding of €7.2 million, over five years, for Food for Health Ireland, a Technology Centre based in University College Dublin (UCD) that aims

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Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

    Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across

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Continued Progress by Britvic

    Continued Progress by Britvic

Britvic, which is one of the leading branded soft drinks businesses in Europe, grew revenue by 1.4% at constant currency to £1.54 billion and adjusted EBIT by 4.4% to £214.1

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Three Days of “Source, Learn, Connect” – Fi Europe & Ni

    Three Days of “Source, Learn, Connect” – Fi Europe & Ni

Fi Europe & Ni will open its doors in Paris for the 33rd time on December 3rd. In addition to the innovations of approximately 1,700 exhibitors, a free to attend

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AllinAll Ingredients in Tune With Tomorrow

    AllinAll Ingredients in Tune With Tomorrow

Reflecting on the increased focus on sustainability within the food industry AllinAll has developed a number of innovative product solutions. These enable users to produce such products as meat free

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Kerry Releases ProDiem™ Refresh – A Plant-based Protein For Waters, Juices and Energy Drinks

    Kerry Releases ProDiem™ Refresh –  A Plant-based Protein For Waters, Juices and Energy Drinks

Kerry Group has introduced ProDiem™ Refresh as a plant-protein ingredient for use in low-pH beverages such as waters, juices and energy drinks. Developed using Kerry’s leading protein expertise, ProDiem Refresh has been optimized to

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DSM expands BakeZyme® Portfolio With the Launch of New Solutions to Maximize Freshness in Baked Goods

  DSM expands BakeZyme® Portfolio With the Launch of New Solutions to Maximize Freshness in Baked Goods

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has introduced the latest additions to its

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Strong End to the Year For Danish Crown

  Strong End to the Year For Danish Crown

Danish Crown has posted strong results for the 2018/19 financial year despite major challenges in the first half of the

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Givaudan Doubles Flavour Production Capacity in China

  Givaudan Doubles Flavour Production Capacity in China

Givaudan, the world’s leading flavour and fragrances company, today officially inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong manufacturing facility aimed

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Resilient Performance From Refocused Greencore

  Resilient Performance From Refocused Greencore

Now refocused on its UK convenience foods operations following the $1.075 billion (£817 million) sale of its US business, Greencore

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British Food Price Inflation to Make 2019’s Christmas Dinner the Costliest Yet

  British Food Price Inflation to Make 2019’s Christmas Dinner the Costliest Yet

Supply issues are driving up the wholesale prices of Christmas dinner essentials, leaving UK operators and consumers facing higher costs

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Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

  Leftover Grain From Breweries Could be Converted into Fuel For Homes

A Queen’s University Belfast researcher has developed a low cost technique to convert left over barley from alcohol breweries into

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Platinum Equity Looks to Acquire Biscuit International

  Platinum Equity Looks to Acquire Biscuit International

Platinum Equity, a global investment firm based in Los Angeles, has entered into exclusive negotiations with Qualium Investissement to acquire

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Smart Mama Concepts Offer New Solutions For Growing Maternal Nutrition Market

  Smart Mama Concepts Offer New Solutions For Growing Maternal Nutrition Market

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched two maternal supplementation concepts to support children’s cognitive development during pregnancy and lactation.[i] The Smart

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Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

  Smurfit Kappa Unveils Innovative New Packaging Portfolio to Replace Single-use Plastics in Beverage Packs

Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated

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HKScan to Launch Plant-based Protein Products

  HKScan to Launch Plant-based Protein Products

HKScan Corporation, the Nordic meat and food group, and Hes-Pro of Finland have signed a co-operation agreement to develop, produce

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Fazer Group to Invest €30 Million in its Oat Milling Business

  Fazer Group to Invest €30 Million in its Oat Milling Business

Fazer Group will invest over €30 million in its Nordic oats business, doubling the milling capacity in Lahti, Finland and

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Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

  Sweden to First Country Worldwide Where all Coca-Cola’s Plastic Bottles Will be Made From 100% Recycled Material

Coca-Cola Sweden has announced that, from 2020, it will make all of its plastic bottles from 100% recycled material, becoming

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Consumer Research Shows Health Continues to Drive the Purchasing Agenda

  Consumer Research Shows Health Continues to Drive the Purchasing Agenda

A recent consumer survey, commissioned by the market research company FMCG Gurus on behalf of BENEO, reveals that health is

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Irish Grocery Market on Strong Footing Ahead of Christmas Rush

  Irish Grocery Market on Strong Footing Ahead of Christmas Rush

All of Ireland’s major grocery retailers achieved growth again in the 12 weeks to 3 November 2019, according to the

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Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

  Tetra Pak Becomes the First to Offer Packaging Made With Fully Traceable Plant-based Polymers

Tetra Pak, together with its supplier Braskem, has become the first company in the food and beverage industry to responsibly

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€200 Million to Promote European Agri-food Products in and outside the EU

  €200 Million to Promote European Agri-food Products in and outside the EU

The European Commission will allocate €200.9 million in 2020 to fund promotion activities for EU agri-food products at home and

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New €20 Million Dairy Powders Plant Opens in Ireland

  New €20 Million Dairy Powders Plant Opens in Ireland

Newbaze Ireland Nutrition Food (trading as Ireliffey) has opened its new dairy formula plant at Carrickmacross in County Monaghan, marking

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Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

  Future of Packaging on Display at UK’s Largest Industry Event

Packaging professionals from household names through to independent brands will come together to discover the latest technologies and solutions when

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Danish Crown Reveals Tulip Losses

  Danish Crown Reveals Tulip Losses

Danish Crown’s last year as the owner of Tulip Ltd resulted in a loss of DKr210 million (€28 million) from

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Refresco Expands in North America

  Refresco Expands in North America

Refresco, the world’s largest independent bottler of beverages for retailers and A-brands, has agreed to acquire AZPACK (Arizona Production &

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Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

  Mondelēz International Releases First-ever State of Snacking™ Report Exploring Evolving Global Consumer Snacking Trends

Mondelēz International has launched its first-ever State of Snacking™ report, a global consumer trends study examining the role snacking plays

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Royal DSM to Expand Dairy Business With €150 Million Acquisition

  Royal DSM to Expand Dairy Business With €150 Million Acquisition

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has agreed to acquire specialty dairy solutions provider

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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

  The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is

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£17 Million Investment at Princes Bradford Underway With New Bottling Line

  £17 Million Investment at Princes Bradford Underway With New Bottling Line

International food and drink group Princes has completed the first phase of a planned £17 million investment in its UK

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The Vegetarian Butcher to Supply Plant-based Rebel Whopper® to Burger King® Across Europe

  The Vegetarian Butcher to Supply Plant-based Rebel Whopper® to Burger King® Across Europe

Unilever’s The Vegetarian Butcher has partnered with the Burger King brand to launch the plant-based Rebel Whopper. In the initial

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Protein Waters Without the Taste of Protein?

  Protein Waters Without the Taste of Protein?

A unique new product from Arla Foods Ingredients overcomes the taste and mouthfeel issues that have long challenged manufacturers of

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Refresco to Acquire Britvic’s Three Juice Bottling Facilities in France

  Refresco to Acquire Britvic’s Three Juice Bottling Facilities in France

Refresco, the world’s largest independent bottler of beverages for retailers and A-brands with production in Europe and North America, has

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UK Supermarket Growth is Sluggish

  UK Supermarket Growth is Sluggish

The latest UK grocery market share figures from Kantar show that year-on-year supermarket sales grew by 1.0% over the past

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Should Infant and Follow-on Formula Continue to Contain Arachidonic Acid in the Future?

  Should Infant and Follow-on Formula Continue to Contain Arachidonic Acid in the Future?

From February 2020 onwards, new standards for infant and follow-on formulae will be in effect in the European Union (Commission

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Convenience at its Best: Naylors’ Ready-to-enjoy Coleslaw in Reclosable Schur®Star Stand-up Bag

  Convenience at its Best: Naylors’ Ready-to-enjoy Coleslaw in Reclosable Schur®Star Stand-up Bag

‘The whole world loves coleslaw’ – this is what British Naylor Farms, one of the UK’s largest vegetable and salad

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Premier Foods Sharpens Consumer, Customer and Operational Focus

  Premier Foods Sharpens Consumer, Customer and Operational Focus

Premier Foods has reported a 2.4% increase in group revenue to £366.7 million for the 26 weeks ended 28 September

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Experts Examine How Technology is Being Used to Improve Food Manufacturing and Outline the Next Steps For the Industry

  Experts Examine How Technology is Being Used to Improve Food Manufacturing and Outline the Next Steps For the Industry

From using satellites to track asparagus crops, to measuring the lean meat percentage of pork using a high-tech camera, companies

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