21 Jan 2022
--- The value of the Netherlands’ agricultural exports in 2021 hit a record of €104.7 billion. Next to its exports of floriculture, meat was the nation’s second-most exported agricultural product. Meat exports... Read More
20 Jan 2022
--- OpenDairy has launched an online marketplace to allow direct transactions between dairy buyers and sellers without the need for a trader. To facilitate a full-service experience to its platform users, the Netherlands-based... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- Each year, an estimated 490 million pints of milk is wasted in the UK, according to Morrisons. The supermarket chain is now making a push to scrap “Use By” dates on 90% of its own brand milk – and encourage... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- Cargill is targeting Europe’s growing flexitarian appetite with a new range of vegan chocolate and couverture chocolates. Chocolate ExtraVeganZa is positioned to deliver a “truly indulgent sensorial... Read More
11 Jan 2022
--- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) has globally rolled out four new cultures under its Yo-Mix Prime series for yogurt manufacturers. The new cultures join the previously released Yo-Mix Prime 800 and 900 in... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- Dutch plant-based ingredients manufacturer Fooditive has unveiled its new vegan casein in an animal-free alternative milk made from peas using fermentation. The ingredient is the first vegan casein made available for... Read More
06 Jan 2022
--- Driving the explicit intention of cutting food waste from being sent to landfill by 75%, Smithfield Foods has committed to a laundry list of resource conservation and waste reduction initiatives within its operations.
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- Plant-based and vegan cheese product launches are forecast to be a key trend for the new year and no sooner has 2022 begun and two products have already hit the shelves.
03 Jan 2022
--- Unilever scientists are arguing that plant-based diets are generally better for health and the environment. In a new review, the researchers conclude that public health strategies should facilitate the transition to a... Read More
24 Dec 2021
--- An in-depth look into the sustainability measures employed by industry players in the dairy, ingredients and flavor sectors, to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reveal that pooled efforts are being undertaken to... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- Two years after International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)’s landmark acquisition of DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (N&B), the company is exploring a wealth of cross-category synergies. Under its new tagline... Read More
20 Dec 2021
--- Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has made the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “A list” for climate reduction efforts in global forestry stewardship. It is one of 24 high-performing companies selected... Read More
16 Dec 2021
--- As consumers in Europe seek F&B from local and sustainable sources, plant bases beyond the highly popular coconut are being tapped for vegan ice cream. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with Agrana, Edlong, Emsland and Meurens... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Coveris is launching a range of lightweight, fully recyclable pouches for Tesco’s grated cheese products in collaboration with Ornua Foods. Coveris says the launch marks a “major step change” in the cheese... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Irish dairy cooperative Ornua has secured a five-year syndicated bank facility of €580 million (US$653.8 million) to refinance its debt, replacing its existing 2017 facility. The new facility will extend to December... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- On-the-go consumption was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but the trend will remain strong into the future, according to Anna Rabanus, global category manager at SIG. In this exclusive interview, Rabanus explores major... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- A new report from Innova Market Insights has shed light on the burgeoning dairy and non-dairy yogurt categories, outlining significant growth in 2021. The market researcher believes the global market value will exceed US$100... Read More
09 Dec 2021
--- Consumers will stop buying a product when its original price has risen by an average of 40%, reveals a survey conducted by SurveyGoo. At this point they go in search of cheaper brands.
08 Dec 2021
--- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling on food sectors to take action and manage practices that incorporate plastic, following the release of a new report on plastic contamination in... Read More