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Sweden's Bayn Europe has announced that it is to acquire Pändy Foods with the intention to create a strong and fast-growing international Food Tech Group. The two companies say they are uniquely placed in terms of technology, development of raw... Read more

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Belgian brewing giant AB InBev, which makes Stella Artois, Beck's, and Budweiser, amongst others, has signed a 10-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with Munich-based energy company BayWa r.e., which will allow the brewery to operate... Read more

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Ethiquable, a French fair-trade cooperative group, has announced plans to invest €15-million for the construction of a new facility producing organic chocolate... Read more

FOOD & BEVERAGE

Denmark's Universal Robots, one of the largest collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturers in the world, has announced that the Danish division of major global brewery group Carlsberg has significantly improved staff safety since integrating cobots... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Since the simplification of import procedures in 2018, more and more fruit imports have been given access to the Chinese market. Since then China has imported around 4.86 million tonnes of fruits, with a value of $6.95-billion (€6.32-billion), up... Read more

3D printing has been touted as being a manufacturing cure-all for a whole host of different applications. The reality is very different, but this doesn't stop the onslaught of news articles proclaiming 3D printing to be the answer. Here's a... Read more

Recent research has shown that today’s environmentally conscious shoppers expect more from packaging, especially when it comes to their beverage choices. It is no longer enough for packaging to only protect the product, be convenient and visually... Read more

The state of the environment is said to be reaching a tipping point and consumers are now wanting to change their lifestyles to help the planet. One of the main areas consumers are changing is their diets. People are understanding the link... Read more

China and the European Union have reached a deal that protects regional food products, known as geographical indications (GI) in both territories. The agreement covers a list of 100 Chinese delicacies in the EU, including Lapsang Souchong tea... Read more

Driven by rising concerns over contamination and labour shortages, the fresh meat industry is on the cusp of eschewing pre-made shrink bags in favour of an on-machine vacuum flow wrapping process that eliminates any product contact... Read more

UK-based manufacturer of easily recyclable paper-based packaging, Frugalpac, has added another innovative option to its range of sustainable coffee cups, introducing the Frugal Cup Linerless... Read more

The C40 World Mayor Summit this week in Copenhagen saw the launch of Paboco, the paper bottle company. The company unites some of the world's leading brands and experts in design, material and technology... Read more

In an out-of-this-world first, Aleph Farms, an Israeli food-tech startup, has successfully produced lab-grown meat in space. The company managed to grow cultivated beef patties about the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS)... Read more

ABP, one of Europe's largest private agribusiness companies, has announced the introduction of new sustainable packaging. The new packaging will see the amount of plastics used to package its meat products reduced by 70%. It will consist of... Read more

Dust is a major issue in the food industry thanks to the presence of airborne allergens, which, while a problem for workers’ long-term health, can also pose issues further down the line for consumers... Read more

The planning required to pack liquid products into the correct containers can mean the difference between merchandise arriving quickly on shelves or the potential spoilage of goods, and possible legal issues... Read more

The consumption of safe and nutritious food is a basic human right, with safe being a key word. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for the safety of food to be called into question, leading to recalls and extensive investigation. Here, George Walker... Read more

The European Commission has issued a fine totalling €31.6-million to two canned foods companies. The two firms had been making price agreements for several years. The Dutch company Coroos was ordered to pay €13.6-million, whereas the French... Read more

Global packaging and paper group Mondi, in cooperation with chemical producer BASF and COROOS, one of the biggest European companies in the preservation of fruits, vegetables and pulses for premium A-brands and private label products, have... Read more

Coca‑Cola HBC, the world's third largest Coca-Cola anchor bottler, is to acquire Acque Minerali, a private natural mineral water and sparkling beverages business based in Italy. The acquisition is being made with The Coca-Cola Company, in-line... Read more

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