Finnish meat processor HKScan has unveiled plans to modernise and expand the output capacity of its bacon plant in Swinoujscie, in Poland’s north-western region. The investment is estimated to be worth some €12m, the company said in a statement.
Pig producers in Finland fear the spread of African swine fever (ASF) from Eastern Europe to the Scandinavian peninsula, according to a report by the European office of environmental protection agency Green Front.
The Baltic States and Poland are seeking more cash from the European Commission (EC) to help fight African swine fever (ASF), according to Kaspars Funts, a representative of Latvia’s Ministry of Agriculture.
The director general of the World Organisation of Animal Health (OIE) is “not confident” African Swine Fever (ASF) is being effectively controlled around the world, and has expressed concerns that with no treatment and no vaccine, there is a “very important...
Increasing consumer power in Russia is drawing food and beverage
manufacturers to set up base in the country - which, in turn, is
opening opportunities for ingredients suppliers to do more business
in the emerging market.
The completion of its nationwide distribution network and increased
investment in advertising helped brewer Baltic Beverages Holding to
shrug off a difficult first half for its Russian brewing business
and end the year with an increase...
Danish ingredients giant will shut down beverage flavour operations
in Sweden as tough competition bites and business is impacted by
growing consumer demand for health positioned drinks, reports
A Swedish researcher has found that nitric oxide, naturally present
in the body's immune system, may play a positive role in protecting
against tuberculosis. A supplement of the amino acid arginine,
which is found in peanuts,...