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Constellation Brands to Invest $4 Billion to Develop Canabis Market

Constellation Brands to Invest $4 Billion to Develop Canabis Market

    Constellation Brands to Invest $4 Billion to Develop Canabis Market

Constellation Brands, the North American and international alcoholic drinks group, is investing US$4 billion (C$5 billion) to increase its stake in Canopy Growth Corporation, a leading diversified cannabis company, to

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Brewing Up Authenticity, Vibrancy, and Sol

    Brewing Up Authenticity, Vibrancy, and Sol

With the hot summer months in full swing, beer lovers are reaching for their favorite cold brews to beat the heat. But as consumers venture down their grocer’s beer aisle,

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Carlsberg Group Delivers Strong First Half

    Carlsberg Group Delivers Strong First Half

Carlsberg Group has increased operating profit organically by 14.2% in the first half of 2018 with all three of its regions – Western Europe, Asia and Eastern Europe – delivering

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Levi Roots Caribbean Snack Pots Launched by Aimia Foods

    Levi Roots Caribbean Snack Pots Launched by Aimia Foods

Aimia Foods is introducing to the market ‘Levi Roots Caribbean Snack Pots’, a range of On the Go Instant Snack Pots, that consumers simply add hot water to and stir

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National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

    National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018 – Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin – Wednesday, September 5th

The National Food & Drink Business Conference and Exhibition 2018, Ireland’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging, ingredients and logistics industries, is being held at the

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2 Sisters Outlines Transformation Agenda

    2 Sisters Outlines Transformation Agenda

Ronald Kers, the new chief executive of 2 Sisters Food Group, has spelled out his vision for the future of the company. His first 100 days have been taken up

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General Mills Announces Significant Growth Across its UK Snacking Division

    General Mills Announces Significant Growth Across its UK Snacking Division

General Mills is launching new lines across both its Fibre One and Nature Valley portfolios, as it reveals its snacking division has grown +35.4% and household penetration has grown +12.1

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Lorien and Britvic – Manufacturing Success

    Lorien and Britvic – Manufacturing Success

Lorien Engineering Solutions, a division of GP Strategies, is working with soft drinks provider Britvic to help install new state-of-the-art production lines at Britvic’s Leeds and Rugby manufacturing sites. Lorien

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Carlsberg Group Increases Ownership in Cambodian Business

    Carlsberg Group Increases Ownership in Cambodian Business

Carlsberg Group has increased its ownership in the Cambodian brewer Cambrew from 50% to 75%. Cambrew is among the largest brewers in Cambodia. Its largest beer brand – the iconic

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Kerry Group Reports Healthy Volume Growth

    Kerry Group Reports Healthy Volume Growth

Kerry Group, the global taste & nutrition and consumer foods group, has reported a solid underlying business performance for the half year ended 30 June 2018. Group revenue on a

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Glanbia and US Partners to Build $470 Million Cheese and Whey Factory

    Glanbia and US Partners to Build $470 Million Cheese and Whey Factory

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, along with US dairy co-operatives – Dairy Farmers of America and Select Milk Producers – expect to commission their new joint venture large-scale cheese and

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Ardagh Group Completes Conversion of Rugby Plant From Steel to Aluminium

    Ardagh Group Completes Conversion of Rugby Plant From Steel to Aluminium

Ardagh Group has announced that it has recently completed the conversion of its Rugby (UK) beverage can manufacturing plant from steel to aluminium. “The conversion of the Rugby plant has

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New Production Line For Danish Crown to Serve Japanese Market

    New Production Line For Danish Crown to Serve Japanese Market

Japanese consumers and restaurants have for decades had a strong preference for Danish pork, which is still growing. Danish Crown is consequently installing a new production line at its abattoir

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Glanbia’s First Half Performance in Line With Expectations

    Glanbia’s First Half Performance in Line With Expectations

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has delivered in line with expectations in the first half of 2018. Wholly owned revenue from continuing operations was €1,112.0 million, an increase of 3.6%

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Synergy Flavours Launches Ruby Chocolate Flavour

    Synergy Flavours Launches Ruby Chocolate Flavour

Synergy Flavours, leading global flavour expert, has launched its newly developed Ruby Chocolate flavour to add to its wide range of chocolate flavour profiles. Ruby Chocolate is made using a unique

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Seafood Processor in Denmark Turns to SEALPAC’s Sustainable FlatSkin® System

    Seafood Processor in Denmark Turns to SEALPAC’s Sustainable FlatSkin® System

These days, more and more skin packs are conquering the retail shelves around the world. The advantages of the skin packaging system are obvious: securely sealed under deep vacuum, food

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Germany Continues to Dominate Global Vegan New Product Development

    Germany Continues to Dominate Global Vegan New Product Development

Over the past few years, Germany has emerged as a leading force in the so-called ‘vegan revolution’. New research from Mintel shows that Germany has retained its crown as the

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New Managing Director at Heineken Ireland

    New Managing Director at Heineken Ireland

HEINEKEN Ireland has appointed Maarten Schuurman (pictured) as its new Managing Director, effective 1st September 2018. Maarten Schuurman has enjoyed a successful 22-year career at HEINEKEN encompassing both global and general

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UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Show Announces Cutting-Edge Seminar Programme

    UK’s Most Exclusive Packaging Show Announces Cutting-Edge Seminar Programme

Diageo, M&S, Lush and Carlsberg are just some of the major names already on board as part of Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London’s free-to-attend seminar programme. The expert sessions, packed with real

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St Peter’s Brewery Opens New State-of-the-art Bottling Line

    St Peter’s Brewery Opens New State-of-the-art Bottling Line

Two years ago St Peter’s Brewery launched Without®, the world’s first 0.0% alcohol craft beer, which provided a huge sales boost and turned the English brewery business back to profit.

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Expect Indulgence, Alternative Concepts and ‘Premiumisation’ in Beverages This Festive Season

    Expect Indulgence, Alternative Concepts and ‘Premiumisation’ in Beverages This Festive Season

Dessert-inspired treats, iced drinks, premium ingredients and unexpected flavours will be prominent on beverage menus across Europe this Christmas, according to research from Kerry Taste & Nutrition. The festive season

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Macsa ID UK Underlines Commitment to Industry 4.0 Readiness

    Macsa ID UK Underlines Commitment to Industry 4.0 Readiness

Further underlining its commitment to Industry 4.0 readiness for improved manufacturing efficiencies, Macsa ID UK Ltd – a newly established division of Barcelona-based laser coding, marking and scoring equipment manufacturer, Macsa

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Heineken and China Resources Enterprise to Join Forces in China

  Heineken and China Resources Enterprise to Join Forces in China

Heineken has joined forces with China Resources Enterprise (CRE) and acquired a 40% stake in China Resources Beer (CR Beer)

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Diageo Invests $90 Million to Open New Guinness Brewery in the US

  Diageo Invests $90 Million to Open New Guinness Brewery in the US

Diageo has opened the new home of Guinness in America – the Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House in Maryland.

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ABP Wins 17 Great Taste Awards

  ABP Wins 17 Great Taste Awards

ABP Ireland has been awarded a total of 17 stars at the prestigious annual Great Taste 2018 Awards in London,

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Tesa Offers Fresh Approach to Food Packing

  Tesa Offers Fresh Approach to Food Packing

Tesa, a global market leader in adhesive tapes, has introduced a new double-sided tape especially designed for reclosure on tape

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Ramon Laguarta to Replace Indra Nooyi as Head of PepsiCo

  Ramon Laguarta to Replace Indra Nooyi as Head of PepsiCo

PepsiCo’s board of directors has unanimously elected Ramon Laguarta to succeed Indra Nooyi as chief executive officer. Indra Nooyi will

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Campari Reports Solid Organic Growth

  Campari Reports Solid Organic Growth

Campari, the Italian drinks group, has reported solid organic growth across net sales and all profit indicators in the first

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Carbery Takes Home 13 Awards at 2018 International Cheese Awards

  Carbery Takes Home 13 Awards at 2018 International Cheese Awards

Irish dairy processor Carbery Group achieved great success at the world renowned International Cheese Awards which took place recently in

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Issues-led Conference Programme and Keynote Speakers Set to Inspire at PPMA Show 2018

  Issues-led Conference Programme and Keynote Speakers  Set to Inspire at PPMA Show 2018

The PPMA Show 2018, which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 25 to 27 September, has unveiled a

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Total Produce Completes $300 Million Dole Investment

  Total Produce Completes $300 Million Dole Investment

Dublin-based Total Produce, Europe’s leading fresh produce company, has completed the acquisition of a 45% equity stake in Dole Food

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Hot Weather Proves Thirsty Work as Irish Drink Sales Boom

  Hot Weather Proves Thirsty Work as Irish Drink Sales Boom

The latest Irish grocery market share figures from Kantar Worldpanel, for the 12 weeks ending 15 July 2018, show sales

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Food Start-up Innovation Challenge – Apply Now!

  Food Start-up Innovation Challenge – Apply Now!

As part of Hi Europe & Ni 2018, trade show organizer UBM will showcase some of the most promising start-ups

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Key Technology Introduces VERYX® Digital Sorters For Fresh-Cut Leafy Greens

  Key Technology Introduces VERYX® Digital Sorters For Fresh-Cut Leafy Greens

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced VERYX® digital sorters for fresh-cut leafy greens. VERYX

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Resilient First Half Performance by Greggs

  Resilient First Half Performance by Greggs

Greggs, the leading bakery food-on-the-go retailer in the UK with almost 1,900 retail outlets, increased revenue by 5.2% to £476

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Crust & Crumb to Build New State-of-the-art Factory in Ireland

  Crust & Crumb to Build New State-of-the-art Factory in Ireland

Crust & Crumb, the manufacturers of chilled pizzas, pizza bases and flat breads, has announced plans to build a new,

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RSSL Opens Dedicated Acrylamide Laboratory

  RSSL Opens Dedicated Acrylamide Laboratory

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL), a global leader at the forefront of scientific analysis, consultancy, product development and training, has established

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Alco System Proves Hot Option For Cooking Applications

  Alco System Proves Hot Option For Cooking Applications

A system is now available from Interfood Technology which offers a wide range of cooking methods for many different applications,

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Kepak Group Acquires 2 Sisters UK Red Meat Business

  Kepak Group Acquires 2 Sisters UK Red Meat Business

Kepak Group has agreed to acquire the UK business and assets of 2 Sisters Red Meat (incorporating St Merryn Foods

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New BMJ Open Study Reveals Wide Variation in Sugar and Calories in Cakes and Biscuits, as Industry is Accused of Not Complying

  New BMJ Open Study Reveals Wide Variation in Sugar and Calories in Cakes and Biscuits, as Industry is Accused of Not Complying

A new study by Action on Sugar at Queen Mary University of London, published by the journal BMJ Open,1 has investigated

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Coley Porter Bell Puts the Smile Back into Breakfast With Jordans Grin-ola

  Coley Porter Bell Puts the Smile Back into Breakfast With Jordans Grin-ola

Award-winning global brand and design agency Coley Porter Bell has unveiled the design for a healthy new children’s offering from Jordans Cereals. The

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Intelligent Waste Management Facility Turns Food Waste into Water

  Intelligent Waste Management Facility Turns Food Waste into Water

Food waste is an issue that affects everyone, whether at home or at work. It is also a particular concern

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Change of Leadership at McCain Foods GB & Ireland

  Change of Leadership at McCain Foods GB & Ireland

Nick Vermont, regional chief executive of McCain GB & Ireland, will retire in September after 35 years with the business.

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Heineken Revises Full-year Profit Margin Projection

  Heineken Revises Full-year Profit Margin Projection

Heineken achieved 5.6% organic growth in net revenue reached to €10.78 billion in the first half, with total consolidated volume

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Pesticides in Food – Latest Figures Remain Steady

  Pesticides in Food – Latest Figures Remain Steady

Europeans continue to eat food that is largely free of pesticide residues or which contains levels of residues within legal

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Sleeve Labeling Technologies – AWA Alexander Watson’s Latest Market Study

  Sleeve Labeling Technologies – AWA Alexander Watson’s Latest Market Study

A new in-depth study of the dynamic sleeve labelling market has just been published by AWA Alexander Watson Associates. The

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Diageo Delivers Another Year of Strong, Consistent Performance

  Diageo Delivers Another Year of Strong, Consistent Performance

Diageo has reported a 3.7% increase in operating profit pre-exceptionals to £3.819 billion on sales up 0.9% to £12.163 billion

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Historic Milestone For Pearse Lyons Distillery With Release of 5-year-old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

  Historic Milestone For Pearse Lyons Distillery With Release of 5-year-old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

The Pearse Lyons Distillery is celebrating the general release of the exclusive Pearse 5-Year-Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey. The single malt carries the first

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What Today’s Food Companies Can Learn From Start-ups

  What Today’s Food Companies Can Learn From Start-ups

Only 0.5% of food product launches achieve success in the marketplace. For food companies to beat those odds, real innovation

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Rotech Machines – Sizing Up Ready Meals Coding Trends

  Rotech Machines – Sizing Up Ready Meals Coding Trends

Manufacturers in the growing ready meals sector are facing increasing challenges regarding the labelling and coding of convenience food products.

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Quorn Foods Continues Global Growth and Invests £7 Million in New Global Innovation Centre

  Quorn Foods Continues Global Growth and Invests £7 Million in New Global Innovation Centre

Quorn Foods, a global market leader in healthy, sustainable protein, has reported like-for-like sales totalling £112 million for the first

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Solid First Half Performance By Nestlé

  Solid First Half Performance By Nestlé

Nestlé has reported a 2.3% increase in total sales to SFr43.9 billion (€37.8 billion) and 19.0% jump in net profit

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Consumer Demand for Authentic Cheese Taste Driving Shift in Snack Industry

  Consumer Demand for Authentic Cheese Taste Driving Shift in Snack Industry

Consumer demand in the cheese snack category is shifting towards craft and artisan products that are closely linked to real

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Gentle System Weighs in on Fresh Produce Waste

  Gentle System Weighs in on Fresh Produce Waste

Due to their fragile nature, susceptibility to bruising and shorter shelf life, weighing fruit and vegetables has been a longstanding

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