Emerging Markets

Biotechnology company Novozymes is opening a new Technology & Innovation Centers in Istanbul. Pic: Novozymes

Novozymes opens Turkish Innovation & Technology Centre

By Gill Hyslop

Novozymes inaugurated its new Innovation & Technology Centre in Istanbul this month, focused on developing enzymes that could ultimately reduce food waste in the MEA (Middle East Africa) region.

Treofan Americas. Photo: CCL.

CCL Industries in talks to acquire Treofan America

By Jenny Eagle

CCL Industries has signed a binding agreement to acquire Treofan America and Trespaphan Mexico Holdings from M&C for approximately $255m with the deal expected to close in Q2, 2018.

KunaPops from Ecuadorian producer LiveKuna will be hitting the US shelves this month. Pic: LiveKuna

Ecuadorian probiotic snacks gain listing on Amazon

By Gill Hyslop

KunaPops, puffed quinoa and chia snacks produced by Ecuadorian organic flour and snack producer LiveKuna, will be listed on Amazon US this month, following its success in Canada.