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Italy and France show promise for organic packaged food

Both France and Italy have strong culinary traditions and consumers want quality food but have less and less time to cook – could this be why organic packaged food shows such promise?

Organic packaged food is synonymous with both quality and convenience for Italian and French consumers.

Commission to focus on food waste initiatives as survey shows lack of public understanding

The European Commission is set to put focus on food waste at EXPO Milan after a Eurobarometer survey published today showed that date marking is poorly understood by many European consumers.

AB InBev and SABMiller reach agreement on takeover deal

A deal to create the world’s largest brewer has been agreed ‘in principle,’ AB InBev and SABMiller have announced this morning. 

‘Enjoy, it's from Europe’: New programme set to promote EU agriculture in 2016

A new €111 million programme aims to help European food producers find new markets outside the European Union and promote consumption of agri-food products within the EU.

Free trade advice boosts UK exports to over €1 bn

Record numbers of British businesses are taking free advice from the government's investment body - meaning exports have reached over one billion euros in the past two years. 

Brazilian soy exporters, crushers and farmers should 'keep their eyes on' German GM free trend, says retailer

There is a now a huge momentum in Germany to convert all private label meat sectors to GM free soy, said the German Association of Food without Genetic Engineering (VLOG). 

Dutch firm enters bulging chia seed scene

The spate of companies seeking to enter Europe’s lively chia seed market shows no signs of slowing with an EU novel foods application from a Dutch firm entering the fray.

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