Due to increased numbers of omicron Covid-19 infections, and the subsequent reduction in travel, organizers of Sigep - The Dolce World Expo, scheduled for January, have postponed the event to March 12 to 16.
Agri-business giant Olam International has launched a digital platform, AtSource, that provides detailed information about its supply chains. The company hopes the data and insight on the platform will allow its customers to be more transparent with their...
Until the 19th century, chocolate (cocoa) was something you drank, not ate, notes David Burke. “And then we figured out how to turn it into a food. Now we’re on the cusp of exactly the same thing with coffee.”
Coffee vending machines are evolving: mobile payments, the offer of complementing snacks, and even machines with facial recognition software are innovations helping boost consumer confidence, according to Douwe Egberts Professional.
Ingredient supplier Chr. Hansen says it has stepped up efforts to support food and drink manufacturers in making the switch to the 'next generation' of natural colours by expanding its range of colouring foodstuffs.
Twice as much UTZ certified cocoa was sold to producers in 2011 compared to the previous year as demand for sustainable cocoa soared in Germany, according to the recently published UTZ Certified Annual Report 2011.
Recent years have seen a steady trickle of dried foods moving away from rigid boxes and glass to flexible pouches and bags, and, in a special edition, we look at why analysts predict this will be the core pack type for dry foods in the future.
Food and beverage products marketed as ‘ethical’ have soared across Europe over the past five years, with a key focus in the ‘ethical trend’ being environmentally friendly packaging, according to Mintel.
Rexam said demand for beverage cans continues to fall in Europe and North America but was confident of meeting market expectations for the full-year as cost reductions and currency gains had offset weak sales.
New re-sealable packaging for beverages, designed as a
hybrid between a bottle, can and pouch, offers
processors both environmental and convenience benefits for their
products, according to its manufacturer.
European demand for beverage packaging machinery will continue to
rise due to industry demands for more environmentally sustainable,
energy efficient and health focused products, according to a new
Cott, a leading manufacturer of private label and branded soft
drinks, has agreed a deal with packager Sidel over the lease of
blow-moulding equipment for expansion into sustainable bottled
A three-year EU study of acrylamide has resulted in additional
recommendations on how companies can change their processes to
lower the formation of the chemical by up to 80 per cent when
manufacturing susceptible foods.
A new infusion technique that allows one product to do the job of
both teabag and teaspoon has grabbed interest from major companies
and is looking to usurp the teabag's stranglehold on the hot
World coffee production is estimated to increase next year, after
improved weather and better yields contributed to a larger coffee
crop in a number of producing countries, according to the latest
report from the US Department of...