Prague's Institute of Chemical Technology is home to one of
Europe's leading food technology departments, which has helped put
the Czech Republic at the cutting edge of food R&D, writes
CEE-foodindustry.com was in Prague last week to report from
a country with one of the strongest economies of all the new member
states - a position it fully intends to exploit in the coming
years, writes Anthony Fletcher.
Strong sales growth at a young, up-market coffee and sandwich chain
in Poland, Latvia and the Czech Republic reveals opportunities for
suppliers and retailers as rising economic prosperity points to a
growing eastern European 'Starbucks...
A young, up-market coffee and sandwich chain has used a steady
sales rise and promising economic growth in host countries Poland,
Latvia and the Czech Republic to defend its policy of working at a
loss to pursue aggressive expansion...
The rise of snacks as grazing food has seen the Czech Republic,
recently identified by the European Commission as having the
longest working hours in Europe, emerge as one of the region's most
dynamic savoury snacks markets,...
Backed up by strong growth in the Czech and Slovakian markets, soft
drinks manufacturer Kofola has announced a 30 per cent increase in sales
turnover as it launches a series of new brands and extends its
reach into other markets in...
Czech brewer Ostravar says it is planning to enter into the Polish
market in the coming months. The brewer says it wants to start
exporting Ostravar beer to Poland, where it will concentrate on the
Warsaw metropolitan region from...
Just as sales of Polish meat and dairy products have boomed
following the country's accession to Europe, fruit producers are
also reporting booming sales of apples, cherries, raspberries and
strawberries to the rest of the European.
Swiss chemicals company Lonza has opened up a new facility in the
Czech Republic which adds to the company €117 million of investment
into biotechnology products for the food and pharmaceutical
Food Ingredients Central and Eastern Europe is due to open its
doors next Tuesday, 25 May for a three-day event held at the German
capital's Messe Berlin exhibition hall, where Simon Pitman
will be reporting on the all the news.
Eastern European countries are starting to experience major growth
in the organic food market on the back of growing domestic demand
and exportation to western Europe. Simon Pitman spoke to the
Organic Monitor to find out more.
Hypermarkets and discount stores are likely to increase their share
of the grocery retail market in central and eastern Europe in the
years following European Union accession, according to a recent
study of shopping habits in the...
The packaging sector is becoming increasingly important in the
accession countries, according to a new report from MINEFI -
DREE elargissement. And leading the way is the agrofood and
mass retailing industry - the mainstay of the...