11 May 2022
--- Following a strategic review last year, Mondelēz International is planning to sell its developed chewing gum business, which includes brands Trident and Dentyne.This is in addition to offloading its Halls cough drop brand,... Read More
04 May 2022
--- As the war in Ukraine rages on, major Western companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for continuing business dealings with Russia despite the raising of sanctions and divestments by governments and industry... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Mars is planning a multi-year collaboration with Pipa, an artificial intelligence food research company, to bring health advancements to food and accelerate the discovery of novel, plant-based ingredients. By ‘placing... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Multivac is presenting a new compact and fully automatic traysealer for food, supermarkets and large kitchen applications at the ongoing Anuga FoodTec 2022 trade show in Cologne, Germany. Michael Wolters, a product... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- Premier Foods has launched a range of better-for-you fibrous-full cakes and pies with 30% less sugar and increased natural fruit, under the Mr Kipling brand. The move is designed to attract health-conscious consumers who are... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Upcycled food start-up Kazoo Snacks’ corn tortilla chips are made using upcycled corn germ and less virgin corn than its conventional counterpart. The industry-first snacks reduce food waste and save up to 76 liters of... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- Food ingredient prices are predicted to continue rising globally throughout 2022, with many experts warning of knock-on consequences of famine, political turmoil, social unrest and economic recession. The Russian invasion of... Read More
23 Mar 2022
--- From plant-based food to infant nutrition and whey protein, the upcycling ingredients space is spurred by consumer demands for environmental sustainability and innovative technology.
18 Mar 2022
--- Researchers have developed high-protein microalgae strains boasting improved taste – now upscaled by Allmicroalgae. Specifically, a new Chlorella strain could be used in products like vegan sausages, snacks, soups and... Read More
17 Mar 2022
--- The recent regulatory adjustment by the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) to allow methyloxolane in food processing paves the way for Minafin’s patented bio-based EcoXtract solution, an alternative to... Read More
04 Mar 2022
--- Although taste has a key role in F&B success, it is important that industry also considers other sensory attributes from appearance and texture to sound. FoodIngredientsFirst continues its conversation with key players... Read More
23 Feb 2022
--- France-based telecom company Orange Business Services has teamed up withsnacking giant Mondelēz International’s to enhance its digital operations. The move aims to unify the operations of brands such as Cadbury, Chips... Read More
18 Feb 2022
--- US snacking giant Mondelēz has invested US$23 million in its Oreo biscuit production line in Cikarang, Indonesia. The advanced production line is energy and water-efficient and sports a low carbon emissions footprint.
11 Feb 2022
--- Super Bowl Sunday is set to drive consumption of traditional snacks, alcohol and meat further than ever before, according to researchers. Following last year’s game day COVID-19 lockdown, which saw a rise in F&B... Read More
08 Feb 2022
--- Stabilizer specialist Hydrosol has rolled out an array of healthier F&B for children leveraging its sister companies’ expertise within the Stern-Wywiol Gruppe. The formulations range from sugar- and fat-reduced... Read More
26 Jan 2022
--- PepsiCo Europe is urging policymakers to deliver specific targets for flexible packaging to drive collection, sorting and recycling after the company proposed eliminating virgin fossil-based plastic in all of its chip... Read More
25 Jan 2022
--- PepsiCo Europe plans to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastic in all of its chip bags by 2030. The food and beverage giant proposes using 100% recycled or renewable plastic instead, reducing greenhouse gasses (GHGs) from... Read More
20 Jan 2022
--- Mondelēz International has launched its third annual State of Snacking report, a global consumer trends study examining year-over-year insights on how consumers make snacking decisions, with mindfulness and well-being... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Insights into future trends and innovations in confectionery and snacks are on the horizon as industry prepares for ISM and ProSweets 2022, to be held in Cologne, Germany. New ingredients, recipes and exotic flavors will be... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Flavor and extracts’ specialist Synergy Flavours has expanded and advanced its R&D laboratories at its headquarters in Illinois, US. Several laboratories have been upgraded to boost the company’s position in... Read More