fruit & vegetables

22 Apr 2024
--- Sweden-based food technology company Saveggy, has raised €1.76 million (US$1.87 million) to launch its plant-based packaging alternative for fresh fruit and vegetables at an industrial scale. The investment round was... Read More
22 Apr 2024
--- US-based Berjé has acquired Peru-based essential oils and fruit products producers Global Citrus International and Acelim del Peru to expand its international operations in Peru and Mexico. Global Citrus International... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- FoodChain ID has unveiled a regulatory library module called “Sustainable Packaging Services” as a digital tool to enable food manufacturers to keep up with changing global regulations on sustainable packaging.... Read More
18 Apr 2024
--- Tereos has opened a new Customer Innovation Centre located in Aalst, Belgium. The facility is designed to foster innovation and deepen collaboration with customers by offering a range of services and solidifying its role as... Read More
12 Apr 2024
--- This week in industry news, Givaudan announced its Plant Attitude Challenge, where the company invites start-ups to decrease costs of an alternative protein recipe. Gastronology 3D Food Works started the industrial... Read More
11 Apr 2024
--- Berry Global has released a white paper outlining its “breakthrough” technology in PE Cling Film. The technology is said to be the solution to finding a recyclable alternative to traditional polyvinyl chloride... 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
--- McDonald’s has agreed to purchase all 225 of the restaurants in its Israel franchise following months of Pro-Palestinian boycott action amid the Hamas and Israel war which has led to much lower sales for the fast food... Read More
05 Apr 2024
--- There are growing concerns over potential price hikes and possible supply shortages for certain products due to the UK government’s decision to levy post-Brexit charges on imports of some key EU food and plant products... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- Recent research indicates that the EU has been disproportionately funding animal farming over plant cultivation through its Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), raising concerns over the encouragement of environmentally... Read More
02 Apr 2024
--- Biotech start-up PoLoPo has unveiled the SuperAA platform — a molecular farming system that uses metabolic engineering techniques to formulate proteins in common plant crops. The method is currently deployed in... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- Danish biotech giant Novonesis underscores the importance of competitive biotech R&D in the EU food nutrition space, to support the green transition and improve nutrition security. Nutrition Insight sits down with the... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- Key developments in March included a plethora of changes across the food regulatory landscape and food tech innovation. Notably, the EU AI Act was greenlighted by the European Parliament, the US state of Washington outlawed... 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
28 Mar 2024
--- Symrise has unveiled its latest proprietary tool, trendscope 2024+, a comprehensive analysis designed to decode the current and future consumer trends shaping the market. This tool combines qualitative and quantitative... Read More
25 Mar 2024
--- Anuga FoodTec took place in Cologne, Germany, last week (19-22 March), highlighting technology-enabled food quality improvements. The latest machinery enables optimized processing, slicing and aseptic filling, while food... Read More
22 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development (COMAGRI) has voted in favor of the European Commission’s (EC) proposed Plant Reproductive Material (PRM) legislation. IFOAM Organics Europe and... Read More
22 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, dsm-firmenich unveiled a production facility in New Jersey, US, to bolster beverage scale-up. Biotalys and Novonesis joined forces to commercialize a biofungicide for crop protection, while Tate... Read More
21 Mar 2024
--- Providing free, weekly home delivery of fresh fruits and vegetables from local farms helped to improve people’s nutrition, physical activity levels and cardiovascular disease risk factors, says a new study presented... Read More
21 Mar 2024
--- The European Parliament and Council reached a provisional agreement to extend trade liberalization measures for Ukraine while adding sensitive agriculture products with import “safeguards” to curb the influx of... Read More