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AcceleRise promises accelerated 'Uberised' route-to-market for start-ups

Are you a food tech start-up looking to speed up your time to market, or an established industry player that could mentor a young company? AcceleRise business accelerator is calling on...

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Nestlé lowers full-year sales outlook

Nestlé has lowered its full year outlook from 4.2% to 3.5% as it feels the effect of a deflationary market.

New UK targets include 55% carbon cut and zero waste

UK food manufacturers have committed to cut carbon emissions by 55% by 2025 and to send zero waste to landfill by the end of this year.

SIAL, Paris 2016

Shelf-appeal chocolate wrappers feature pets that look like famous people

Chocolate and Love has found an award-winning formula with its added-value wrappers that feature pets that look like famous people, from Audrey Hepburn to Lady Gaga. 

UPDATE: BASF explosion death toll rises to three

The search for the final missing person following the explosion at BASF’s plant this week has come to an end after divers found a body in the nearby harbour.

SIAL, Paris 2016

Crunch time! Propercorn showcases Crunch Corn range in Paris

Propercorn is showcasing its Crunch Corn range for the European market, at SIAL, Paris, this week October (16-20).

UPDATE: Two killed, one still missing in BASF explosion

Two workers have been killed, one person is still missing and eight have been seriously injured in the explosion at a BASF plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany yesterday. 

FoodDrinkEurope promotes healthy eating with new website

Industry trade group FoodDrinkEurope has launched a new website to highlight industry efforts to promote healthier lifestyles. 

Tate & Lyle to expand Singapore lab amid speciality ingredients focus

Tate & Lyle is to more than double the size of its Singapore laboratory, will new facilities including a pilot plant and wider analytical capabilities.

France ploughs billions into 'intelligent' proteins - seeks global leadership by 2030

France aims to become a leading world supplier of protein by 2030 with an agreement signed yesterday between government and industry pledging to boost investment into 'intelligent food' from both...

One killed in explosion at BASF plant

One worker has been killed and six seriously injured in an explosion at a BASF plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany this morning.

Frutarom's extract line aims to bring Mediterranean diet benefits to formulators

Israeli ingredient supplier Frutarom Health has launched a line of extracts that offer fortification possibilities for food and beverage manufacturers.

UNICEF cracks down on 'inappropriate' infant food promotion

Five in six children under the age of two do not get adequate nutrition for physical and cognitive development during this critical period, says a UNICEF report calling for tighter...

Unilever & Tesco close 'Marmitegate'

Unilever and Tesco have resolved their dispute over price increases for brands such as Marmite, but both are remaining tight-lipped over details of the deal.


Brexit bites: Marmite maul will spread far beyond Unilever-Tesco

The spat between Marmite-maker Unilever and supermarket Tesco has made many of the front pages in the UK this morning, but this spreads much further than these two gorillas of...

Interview with NGO ShareAction

‘Diversification into non-dairy does not need to be a threat’

A 40-strong group of investors worth $1.25 trillion recently sent a letter to 16 food companies to accelerate the switch to sustainable, plant-based proteins.

Alpro: 'we made a mistake and we’re really sorry'

Twitter storm blows up Alpro's dairy problem

Belgian manufacturer of plant-based dairy alternatives Alpro has been caught in a Twitter storm after it tweeted that a healthy diet consists of one third animal-based products. Disgruntled vegan followers referenced the company’s...

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Future Food Innovation opens funding platform for Danish SMEs

Industry consortium Future Food Innovation is calling on innovative Danish start-ups and SMEs to apply for funds that can help them develop, launch and export their business ideas. ...

Packaging news roundup October: JBT Corporation; Flexicon; Ball; Sacmi

Johnson Matthey has partnered with Cranfield University to develop modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) for prolonged storage and improved management of fresh produce through the supply chain.

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Unilever to relocate food R&D to Wageningen University

Global food giant Unilever is to relocate its R&D centres for food, home and personal care to Wageningen University in the Netherlands, creating what it calls "a global food innovation...


Breathable films market to reach $3.21bn by 2021 with demand for longer-shelf life in packaged cheese

The global market for breathable films is estimated to reach $3.21bn by 2021, registering a CAGR of 7.5%, between 2016 and 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets research firm. The figure was $2.10bn in 2015.

Achtung baby, the next step is court: Amazon’s e-commerce hopes could be Dash-ed

Amazon's Dash button does not comply with German law, says the country's consumer group, which has issued the online retail giant with a warning and intends to take Amazon to...

Best global brands: Which beverages make the 2016 list?

Coca-Cola takes third place in Interbrand’s 2016 Best Global Brands Report, but which other beverage brands make the list?

Tetra Pak: Top 10 markets for 100% juice, 2015 & 2018

The top 10 markets for 100% juice have declined over the last three years, with the exception of China, which has seen CAGR of 11% between 2012 and 2015, according to Tetra Pak.

Private label success secrets: Come together or die unsatisfied

Retailers and suppliers need to collaborate more closely if they are to be successful in providing private label products that consumers really want, according to a private label management firm, TraceOne....

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