17 Apr 2024
--- Givaudan Sense Colour is rolling out a series of new natural color solutions in line with market demands, including a phycocyanin-rich natural blue hue similar to spirulina, its Endure Red Beet, which can be a suitable... Read More
11 Apr 2024
--- Germany-based Torg has raised €2.7 million (US$2.9 million) in an oversubscribed seed round to transform F&B sourcing with its AI-powered platform. Through this technology, Torg helps retail and wholesale buyers... Read More
09 Apr 2024
--- Food inflation in the world’s wealthiest nations has fallen to levels from before Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine and declined for 15 consecutive months, reaching 5.3% in February versus 6.3% in January,... Read More
08 Apr 2024
--- Netherlands-headquartered GNT, which creates Exberry colors from non-GMO fruit, vegetables and plants, has published its latest sustainability report, revealing a 22% reduction in carbon intensity at its factories since... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- There is an increasing demand for coloring food ingredients that offer clean label options across F&B applications. This is often accompanied by higher expectations for stability and color yield. Suppliers are seeing an... Read More
29 Mar 2024
--- The EU vote on the Nature Restoration Law has been shelved after several member states withdrew support for the landmark regulation. European Commissioner for the Environment, Virginijus Sinkevičius, warns “the current... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- Cargill is pioneering wind-assisted propulsion (WAP) technology on ocean vessels to cut fossil fuels and support decarbonization efforts with renewable energy. The global food corporation recently completed a six-month test... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- Anuga FoodTec is opening its doors to visitors in Cologne, Germany, next week (March 19–22). Exhibitors will showcase their latest solutions addressing this year’s main theme: How can food production be geared... Read More
14 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly in favor of the EU AI Act yesterday, with the groundbreaking regulation expected to enter into force early next year and apply in 2026. The impacts of this new law on food... Read More
13 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament (EP) has voted in favor of the Green Claims Directive (GCD) that seeks to establish a verification and pre-approval system for environmental marketing claims to protect consumers. However, according... Read More
12 Mar 2024
--- The EU plans to dilute its incoming deforestation regulation (EUDR) by temporarily designating all export countries with the same standard risk classification. The change comes after governments in Asia, Latin America and... Read More
07 Mar 2024
--- The Red Sea shipping crisis is continuing to hinder trade between Europe and Asia and impact the price and availability of key commodities in the consumer goods sector, including wheat and plastic, according to research by... Read More
01 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament has voted in favor of a landmark nature restoration law amid right-wing pushback and farmer protests. While environmentalists see the new law as a historic opportunity to restore nature in Europe,... Read More
28 Feb 2024
--- GNT has unveiled a range of concentrates made from caramelized sugar syrup as natural substitutes to caramel (E150) color used in beverages. The colors — Exberry Shade Autumn Brown and Exberry Shade Golden Brown... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show in Birmingham, UK (February 21–22), industry experts highlighted the latest material developments aimed at bolstering the circular economy. Ridding packaging of... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- The UK is preparing to roll out its “Not for EU” labels across commercial food and beverage products, which businesses fear may lead to additional trading complexities and costs. Consumers are worried the clear... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Azelis announced a new distribution agreement with Oterra, a provider of natural food colors. This partnership allows Azelis to serve customers in Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Czechia,... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- The majority (92%) of Americans are “embracing the sweet spirit” of Valentine’s Day with plans to share chocolate and candy with loved ones, according to the National Confectioners Association... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- German farmers are protesting against government plans to abolish diesel subsidies and motor vehicle tax exemptions in agriculture, but environmental groups claim such measures are necessary for sustainable food systems.... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- Environmental and animal protection groups have criticized the European Commission’s (EC) new plans to weaken its agriculture-related GHG emission targets and accused policymakers of favoring discontented farmers over... Read More