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Scouting out Europe's latest free-from innovation at SIAL

By Niamh Michail

What are the latest free-from trends sweeping Europe? How is the mature gluten-free market staying innovative? And how much on-pack prominence should you give to free-from claims? FoodNavigator hit the expo floor at SIAL in Paris to find out.

Sonoco's European Patent M-Core Series court case

Sonoco-Alcore speaks out after German court hearing

By Jenny Eagle

Sonoco-Alcore has announced the German Federal Court of Justice rejected an appeal against the German portion of Sonoco's European Patent EP 1 071 556, reversing a decision of the Federal Patent Court of March 1, 2011.

Pliant patents slider bags

Pliant patents slider bags

Pliant Corporation, one of North America's leading producers of
value-added plastic films and flexible packaging products, has
filed patent applications for its top wicketed slider bag for use
in a variety of fresh product applications.

Apple agreement

Apple agreement

NZ company Enza Foods will produce apple ingredient for soft drinks
and smoothies under licence from fruit juice company Beckers