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Industry news

food waste

Supermarket food waste law comes into place in France

Posted on: 5 February 2016

The new law makes France the first country in the world to introduce a food waste ban on its supermarkets...

waitrose

Waitrose makes 100 day grazing pledge for dairy herds

Posted on: 5 February 2016

Waitrose’s new pledge sets a minimum standard for its British dairy farmers, requiring them to graze their herds outside for at least 100 days a year...

pesticides

Aldi Süd bans 8 pesticides from fruit and veg produced for their markets

Posted on: 5 February 2016

Aldi Süd is the first big retailer in Europe to ban eight bee-harming pesticides from domestic fruits and vegetables produced for their markets...

arla

Arla makes organisational changes to deliver its Good Growth Strategy 2020

Posted on: 5 February 2016

The changes will see the formation of a new global Executive Management Team as well as the creation of a globally-focused structure...

UK dairy industry

Unlocking a ‘new world of opportunity’ for the UK dairy industry

Posted on: 4 February 2016

The strategy, called 'United Kingdom: Exporting Dairy to the World', identifies actions and recommendations that will enhance the UK dairy industry’s export performance...

juice market in Europe

Analysts forecast a decline in the juice market in Europe

Posted on: 4 February 2016

According to Technavio analysts, the juice market in Europe is expected to decline at a CAGR of over 2% by 2019...

usda

USDA awards $30.1m in grants for food safety and plant improvements

Posted on: 4 February 2016

$15.1m of the USDA's grants will be used to fund 35 projects focused on enhancing food safety and improving food quality...

katjes

Katjes’ Magic Candy Factory voted top innovation at ISM

Posted on: 3 February 2016

Katjes' Magic Candy Factory, the world's first food-certified 3D printer for fruit gums, took first place among the top innovations at ISM...

crisps

Sales of crisps decline while popcorn demand rises

Posted on: 3 February 2016

New research from Mintel reveals that sales of potato-based and other snacks, such as tortilla chips and popped chips, overtook sales of potato crisps in 2015...

packaging

Older consumers left ‘powerless’ by packaging

Posted on: 3 February 2016

Packaging on supermarket goods can leave ‘older’ consumers feeling powerless and vulnerable, according to a new study...

harvest innovations

ADM expands gluten-free ingredients portfolio with Harvest Innovations purchase

Posted on: 3 February 2016

Harvest Innovations is an industry leader in minimally processed, expeller-pressed soy proteins, oils and gluten-free ingredients...

biocide-alternatives

Campden BRI to evaluate effectiveness of biocide alternatives

Posted on: 2 February 2016

Campden BRI’s experts will simulate real-life scenarios in their microbiology process hall to test the effectiveness of biocide alternatives in the decontamination of equipment and food surfaces...

chi-ltd

Coca-Cola acquires minority shareholding in Nigeria’s Chi Ltd

Posted on: 2 February 2016

The agreement creates a strategic relationship between two beverage industry leaders within Africa’s largest economy...

essential oils

Are essential oils the key to reducing antibiotics in poultry?

Posted on: 2 February 2016

Cargill researchers studying additives found that selected essential oils had the most comprehensive effect on overall gut health...

Choc37.9

Choc37.9 – chocolate that doesn’t melt in your hands!

Posted on: 1 February 2016

Barry Callebaut says the Choc37.9 is a solution for the increased demand for chocolate and compound products in warmer climates...

 

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