Food and Beverage

The Ukrainian agriculture sector has seen significant growth in the first 10 months of 2018. more

There are many possible approaches to dealing with the global food waste problem, from innovative packaging to nanotechnology and smarter transit solutions, as Victoria Hattersley reports. more

There’s a noticeably visual shift in tone on our shop shelves at this time of year as the bright hues of summer products are replaced by the rich colour palettes dressing a variety of advent calendars, selection boxes and other festive treats. more

Together with Golden Compound, packaging manufacturer ALPLA is bringing a world first onto the market: a biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of in their home compost. more

Unilever has introduced a new probiotic ice cream brand, Culture Republick, which it says is the first premium ice cream to contain probiotics. more

Victoria Cymes is a leading Polish producer of fruit syrups, fresh and pasteurised juices, fruit drinks and smoothies in a wide range of flavours. more

Orkla has announced it will integrate companies, Hamé and Vitana to create one strong food company to strengthen its position in both Czech Republic and Slovakia. more

Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) has recently announced it will acquire Sweden-based coffee business JOBmeal from Valedo Partners Fund II for an undisclosed sum. more

Sidel's new EvoDECO solutions are designed for total flexibility and optimised for unmatched performance, to meet the high demands within the labelling industry. more

UK beverage maker Britvic, has announced it now powers all of its operations across British from 100 percent renewable electricity, after securing a four-year deal with energy provider E.ON. more

Leading Japanese snack food maker, Calbee has recently acquired British crisp brand, Seabrook Crisps as it looks to further expand across Europe. more

Electrolux has partnered with smart kitchen technology company, Drop to further develop the smart kitchen ecosystem and create opportunities to enhance the taste experience for more customers. more

Italian coffee producer, Lavazza Group, has entered into an agreement to buy Mars Inc.’s coffee unit, Mars Drinks. more

Electrolux has newly acquired SPM Drink Systems, a major Italian manufacturer of professional dispensers of frozen and hot beverages and soft ice-cream, as part of the plan to expands across the hospitality industry. more

Big news from the UK's food sector: the country's major retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to ambitious milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking Food Waste Reduction Roadmap. more

With more than one million tonnes of fresh tomatoes processed per campaign, Spanish CONESA Group is the largest tomato processing company in the Mediterranean. more

Fever-Tree with Bacardi-owned tequila brand Patroon have joined forces to create a new citrus tonic water featuring Mexican limes, tangerines and bitter orange that perfectly pairs with Patron tequila. more

Organic bakery company, Doves Farm Foods has newly invested £4.5 million in a gluten-free cereal plant located in the UK. more

Scotch whisky brand Grant’s has introduced a worldwide brand redesign, including a new design for its bottles. more

UK-based cider producer Thatchers Cider, has announced it will invest £14 million to expand the production capacity of its manufacturing facility at Myrtle Farm. more


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