21 May 2024
--- Investment in F&B manufacturing in the UK is falling, according to a Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) report and survey. Brexit, the global COVID-19 pandemic, geo-political unrest, extreme weather conditions and... Read More
20 May 2024
--- Consumer preferences are constantly evolving, and the trend toward health-conscious and more sustainable food choices continues to rise. Even traditionally indulgent sectors like sugar confectionery are now examining how... Read More
17 May 2024
--- In this week’s industry updates, Nestlé Purina expanded its pet food production in Mexico. Symrise’s new CEO announced this year’s expected growth, while Unilever was recognized for the creative... Read More
15 May 2024
--- BlueAlp, a Netherlands-based advanced recycling technology company, has signed an agreement with Recupero Etico Sostenibile (RES), a waste management specialist, to build Italy’s first industrial-scale advanced... Read More
08 May 2024
--- Ferrero North America has commemorated its first chocolate processing facility in North America and its third facility globally. The 70,000-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing campus in Bloomington, Illinois, produces... Read More
03 May 2024
--- At this year’s Vitafoods Europe trade show, DolCas Biotech will showcase a new chocolate prototype infused with its biocurcumin ingredient, Curcugen. With the functional chocolate sample, the company aims to... Read More
03 May 2024
--- The EU is set to ban several smoke flavorings commonly used in meat and cheese products and soups, sauces and snacks after food safety authorities linked the ingredients to genotoxicity health concerns. The phasing out of... Read More
02 May 2024
--- Developments in technology, including granular deforestation mapping, child labor monitoring and AI measurement tools, are accelerating progress toward ofi’s Cocoa Compass sustainability ambition, flags the company.
30 Apr 2024
--- Nestlé’s income accelerator program is helping cocoa farmers improve cocoa productivity by around 30%, as well as increase their net income, according to a new report published by KIT Institute.
30 Apr 2024
--- The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has revealed that UK food inflation is beginning to normalize and is likely to continue slowing if global food prices and domestic producer costs remain stable. However, geopolitical... Read More
30 Apr 2024
--- Grape marc or pomace is a substantial waste product of the wine industry, making up around 30% of the grape weight. US-based Sonomaceuticals upcycles the marc of Chardonnay grapes — one of the most abundant grapes of... Read More
30 Apr 2024
--- CP Kelco has completed a US$60 million expansion in production capacity for its citrus fiber product line. The company has ample capacity to support current and future customers’ citrus fiber supply needs.
29 Apr 2024
--- In April, disputes over the effectiveness of eco-labels, sustainability in supply chains, greenwashing and failures in animal welfare within the food industry were all significant issues. Food giant Nestlé pushed back... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, Nestlé launched Nespresso in India to grow its premium coffee category. The FAO launched an initiative to reduce the need for antimicrobials on farms amid the growing threat posed by... Read More
26 Apr 2024
--- Unilever reveals its results for the first quarter of 2023, noting a sales growth of 4.4% and volume growth increasing to 2.2%. All five of its five Business Groups (Beauty & Wellbeing, Personal Care, Nutrition, Home... Read More
25 Apr 2024
--- Nestlé expected a slow start to 2024, and its three-month sales performance for 2024 matches those expectations. The food giant has revealed total reported sales decreased by 5.9% versus Q1 2023, falling to CHF 22.1... Read More
25 Apr 2024
--- The European Parliament officially endorsed the provisional agreement on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) yesterday, drawing a mix of concerns and support from the industry. The legislation includes... Read More
24 Apr 2024
--- Unilever has revealed plans to scale back some of its sustainability targets, including more responsible packaging, backing for SMEs and support for the living wage, in a move that has drawn criticism from NGOs. The FMCG... Read More
23 Apr 2024
--- Tapping into forward-looking market insights in Asia, Cargill is showcasing its high-quality gourmet products and versatile solutions for chocolate, compounds, fillings & coatings and decorations, specially tailored for... Read More
22 Apr 2024
--- Barry Callebaut plans to create a fully scalable, sustainable and profitable cocoa farming model for the industry. The Group will establish the investment company FFI to develop technology and R&D capabilities. The... Read More