Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Emmi to sell its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A.

LUCERNE, 03-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi is selling its 24 % stake in Italian fresh cheese specialist Venchiaredo S.p.A., which is based in Ramuscello and generates sales of approximately EUR 20 million. In doing so, Emmi is focusing its activities in Italy on … Read the full press release

University of Leeds nutritionists review the intervention programmes aimed at reducing sugary drinks consumption

LEEDS, 25-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — n evaluation of efforts designed to reduce how many sugary drinks we consume shows some success in changing younger people’s habits but warns they cannot be the only way to cut consumption. Nutritionists at the University … Read the full press release

Bavaria N.V. to cooperate with the oldest beer brand of Spain Moritz

Breweries will distribute each other’s beers in home markets LIESHOUT, Netherlands, 17-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bavaria N.V. is taking another step in its international expansion strategy and is announcing its cooperation with Moritz, the oldest beer brand of Spain and … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina, Rabobank, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to help dairy farmers in the restoration and conservation of nature

FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and WNF want to reward, with innovative approach, dairy farmers with restoration and conservation of farmland biodiversity Amersfoort, Netherlands, 11-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina, Rabobank and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have joined forces to help dairy farmers in … Read the full press release

NIB signs loan to fund Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen Holdings’ 2017–2018 R&D programme

HELSINKI, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Nordic Investment Bank and the Danish bioscience company Chr. Hansen Holdings A/S have signed a EUR 50 million loan for the company’s 2017–2018 R&D programme. Chr. Hansen Holding A/S’s research and development programme in 2017–2018 will focus … Read the full press release

Inmarsat study: agritech businesses help food producers meet import requirements through the use of IoT

The use of IoT for environmental monitoring is helping businesses meet import requirements in more countries than ever LONDON, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new Internet of Things (IoT) research study from Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, … Read the full press release

Autogrill bags 7 Food&Beverage Awards

MILAN, 27-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Autogrill is once again amongst the companies acclaimed at the FAB Awards (Food&Beverage Awards), the international airport foodservice event organized by the magazine “The Moodie Report” and held in Toronto this year. During the ceremony … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to appeal U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. rule on halting its rBST related ads in U.S.

Viby J, Denmark, 23-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On June 15th a U.S. District Court in Green Bay, Wis. granted pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s request to halt the continuation of dairy co-operative Arla Foods’ advertising related to the use of the synthetic growth … Read the full press release

SGS: Turkey to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and article

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Turkey is proposing to adopt draft Regulations on food contact materials and articles. The proposed date of entry into force is Q3 of 2017. In May 2017, the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated two notifications from … Read the full press release

SGS: lupin must be declared as allergen on prepackaged food labeling in Australia and New Zealand

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has added lupin to the required list of allergens that are to be provided on food labels. Effective May 25, 2017 businesses have 12 months to declare lupin as an … Read the full press release

SGS and Transparency-One will enable Mars Food to share details of its rice supply chain from farm to fork

GENEVA, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mars Food has launched revolutionary supply chain solution Transparency-One, with SGS and supported by Blippar, to help the company realize its 2020 ambition of sourcing UNCLE BEN’S® rice from sustainable sources. SGS and Transparency-One, the next … Read the full press release

Valio Ltd will pay EUR 108,80 dividend per share on share capital registered on 31st December 2016

The Annual General Meeting of Valio Ltd was held in Helsinki on 13th June 2017. The Annual General Meeting confirmed the financial statement and consolidated financial statements of Valio Ltd, and granted discharge from liability to the members of the … Read the full press release

Valio Group 2016: Exports and international operations accounted for 35% of net sales

A series of lean years for Finnish dairy farmer entrepreneurs and Valio Ltd continued in 2016 but the downward trend has stabilised. Despite the challenges, Valio was able to pay its owners, the dairy farmer entrepreneurs, around 8 cents above … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: repeated exposure to vegetables at mealtimes worked when trying to improve child’s diet

Parents should not give up on encouraging their children to eat their greens. Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This is the advice of researchers at Loughborough University who found that ‘repeated exposure’ to vegetables at snack and mealtimes worked … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors launches new oil soluble range made from natural sources

Chr. Hansen launches the widest range of oil soluble, naturally-sourced colors for the North American market Hørsholm, Denmark, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Natural ingredients are top of mind for many North American consumers. With 45%* of all consumers even wanting their … Read the full press release

Symrise AG acquires largest fruit and vegetable juices supplier in Great Britain Cobell Limited

Cobell as number one supplier for juices in Great Britain ideally complements Symrise’s activities Symrise to increase customer proximity in the British beverage market segment Cobell and Symrise to become the leading single source for beverage ingredients and formulations Holzminden, … Read the full press release

Solidaridad hosted producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua to support sugarcane producers achieve Bonsucro certification

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As an integral part of the PanAmericaña programme, a regional platform for learning and exchange, Solidaridad hosted a three-day producer-to-producer event in Nicaragua together with the support of SER San Antonio mill. The event … Read the full press release

BrauBeviale Director of Exhibitions Andrea Kalrait now a qualified beer sommelière

Nürnberg, Germany, 19-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — She is firmly established in the beverages sector, on first-name terms with many brewers and does her job with the greatest passion. Because when it comes to the subject of beer, she is committed to … Read the full press release

Twenty food and agri start-ups to pitch at Rabobank’s pitch competition-meets-networking event FoodBytes!

UTRECHT, 08-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Twenty start-ups from across the global food and agriculture industries are gearing up to pitch at Rabobank’s pitch competition-meets-networking event FoodBytes! “F&A Next’s previous winners have gone on to enjoy success, like Phenospex, which is … Read the full press release

Cut Machine Downtime and Costs With Tetra Pak’s New Conditioning Monitoring Service

HANNOVER, 01-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has launched a new Condition Monitoring service to help food and beverage manufacturers predict machine failures before they occur. This cuts machine downtime and costs related to maintenance or unexpected failures. A true game changer … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s New Services Use Breakthrough Digital Solutions To Boost Efficiency

LAUSANNE, 25-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak is transforming its Services by pioneering the use of latest digital technologies. The company has launched a suite of new services for its customers, focusing on improving the ability to predict machine errors, accelerating … Read the full press release

bwcon Looking for European Agtech and FoodTech Start-ups

BRUSSELS, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — EBN member bwcon is looking for your disruptive business ideas or R&D results with high market potential addressing the agrifood market! Eligible for submission are concepts with a high-tech or ICT-focus targeting the following sectors: Precision agriculture solutions … Read the full press release

Low-Calorie Sugar Substitute By Evonik Launched in Asia

Demand for low-calorie foods is growing in Asia Evonik and Rajburi Sugar open first Asian demonstration plant for sugar substitute isomalt The facility employs a high-yield production process developed by Evonik Essen, Germany/Bangkok, Thailand, 21-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — All the … Read the full press release

EU Comes Up With Proposals To Cut Down Food Waste by Half in 2030

BRUSSELS, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Environment MEPs put forward a number of possible measures to cut the EU 88 million tonnes per year food waste by half by 2030 on Tuesday. MEPs called on the European Commission to lift existing restrictions … Read the full press release

Deutsche Telekom and RASTAL Collaborate on A Digital Solution for Beverage Industry

A cooperative project with glass manufacturer RASTAL demonstrates the benefits of digitization for the beverage industry Real data replacing rough estimates: IoT solution shows beverage consumption and consumer behavior in real time Innovative dispensing solution: drinks are tapped through an … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen welcomes Vilson Simon as SVP, Animal Health

Hoersholm, Danmark, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —Vilson Simon has joined Chr. Hansen as Senior Vice President (SVP) to Animal Health, reporting to Christian Barker – Executive Vice President to Health & Nutrition. Chr. Hansen is a global leader in the development … Read the full press release

NIB Signs a 7-Year Loan Agreement With Valio Ltd. For Research

NIB and the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. have signed a 7-year loan agreement totalling EUR 40 million to finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020. HELSINKI, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio’s R&D programme aims to develop new products to expand … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak broadens its cheese technology portfolio with the acquisition of Johnson Industries International

LAUSANNE, 02-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak has acquired Johnson Industries International, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of equipment and lines to produce mozzarella cheese. The ​company also manufactures a range of cheese cutting, shredding and brining … Read the full press release

Bonduelle to acquire the #1 producer of single-serve salad bowls in the U.S.

Villeneuve d’Ascq, France, 28-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bonduelle, the world leader of ready-to-eat vegetables, present in canned, frozen, fresh cut and delicatessen has executed an agreement to acquire Ready Pac Foods, the U.S. market leader in single serve salad bowls. Based … Read the full press release

Heineken to acquire Brazil’s largest beer and soft drinks producer

AMSTERDAM, 20-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Heineken N.V. (“HEINEKEN”) announces today that it has entered into an agreement with Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (“Kirin”) to acquire Brasil Kirin Holding S.A. (“Brasil Kirin”), one of the largest beer and soft drinks producers in … Read the full press release