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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 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...


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 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 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’ 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...


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...


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...


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...


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 – 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...