Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Solvay and Aquatic Concept Group extend partnership in their worldwide aquaculture operations

BRUSSELS, 13-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Solvay, a leading global supplier of Peroxides, and Aquatic Concept Group (ACG) have signed a global joint agreement to work together in pursuit of sustainable growth in their worldwide aquaculture operations. Following several years of … Read the full press release

Prime Minister of Pakistan in talks with Dutch dairy cooperative on possible opportunities to develop Pakistan’s dairy industry

Talk about investment in dairy development Amersfoort, Netherlands, 10-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — FrieslandCampina CEO Roelof Joosten and Chairman Engro Corporation Hussain Dawood met with Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif to jointly discuss possible opportunities to develop the dairy industry … Read the full press release

Electrolux to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of Anova Precision Cooker

STOCKHOLM, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux today announced it has agreed to acquire Anova, the U.S. based provider of the Anova Precision Cooker, an innovative connected device for sous vide cooking that enables restaurant-quality results in the home. The acquisition provides … Read the full press release

La Morella Nuts to launch organic and sustainable nuts in Cologne trade fair

New range of organic Mediterranean nuts that burst with authentic flavors and come in a diverse range of applications At ISM, la Morella Nuts announces the development of its sustainable nuts program to guarantee a future for the profession and … Read the full press release

No need for preservatives with the new chocolate and fruit fillings from Barry Callebaut

New fillings offer multisensory experiences boosting the taste of pralines, tablets and biscuits Fillings made without added vegetable fats or preservatives Chocolate fillings are solely made with Swiss chocolate ZURICH, 07-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On the occasion of the ISM … Read the full press release

Tetra Pak’s climate impact reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets (SBT) initiative

First in food packaging industry to receive SBT approval​ Tetra Pak today pledged that by 2030, the greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations will be at least 40% lower than in 2015. LAUSANNE, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Working with the … Read the full press release

Emmi to buy Italian high-quality desserts manufacturer Fresh Foods S.p.A.

LUCERNE, 23-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has signed an agreement to buy Italian Fresh Foods S.p.A. (IFF), based in Lasnigo, Como (Italy). IFF is an international company which manufactures and markets high-quality Italian desserts. The acquisition will allow Emmi to … Read the full press release

JanUary: University of Liverpool research shows that eating prunes as part of a healthy life-style diet can improve weight loss

LIVERPOOL, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (Monday, 9 January) sees the beginning of the national ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly known as National Obesity Awareness Week) which runs until Sunday, 15 January. JanUary, with a strapline of ‘do something good for U’, is … Read the full press release

University of York to lead new research project on how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste

The University of York is to lead a new research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste. YORK, 06-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The project, which received £800,000 funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research … Read the full press release

SGS: Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issue rules for functional foods and health supplements

NEWARK, NJ, U.S.A., 28-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On November 24, 2016 Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) issued its rules on health supplements, nutraceuticals, foods for special dietary use, food for special medical purpose, functional food and novel food … Read the full press release

ALECTIA / NIRAS merger to create new major player in the consulting engineering industry

The merger will create a new major player in the consulting engineering industry. With over 2,000 employees globally, the merged company is ready for continued growth – especially abroad. Virum, Denmark, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — With the merger of ALECTIA and … Read the full press release

PwC research: consumers now the most disruptive force facing food industry today

To eat, drink and be merry could be very different in Christmases to come, writes Craig Armitage, Global Leader of PwC’s Food Supply and Integrity Services. LONDON, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For many it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … Read the full press release

Casablanca based food and hospitality testing analysis company Laagrima acquired by SGS

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Laagrima, headquartered in Casablanca, Morocco. GENEVA, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Laagrima offers testing analysis for the food and hospitality markets in Morocco, and is ISO 17025 accredited. Founded in 2002 and privately owned, … Read the full press release

SGS to acquire controlling stake in Industry 4.0 startup C-Labs SA in Chiasso, Switzerland

SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of a controlling stake in C-Labs SA, Chiasso, Switzerland. Chiasso, Switzerland, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Founded in 2016, C-Labs is an Industry 4.0 startup, developing solutions for transforming food regulatory compliance. It adopts the … Read the full press release

Zitrus-Saison: EDEKA Orangen aus umweltschonenderem Anbau in ausgewählte Märkte

Verzicht auf kritische Pflanzenschutzmittel Förderung der Artenvielfalt Schonender Umgang mit Wasser HAMBURG, 07-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Pünktlich zum Start der Zitrus-Saison bringt EDEKA Orangen aus umweltschonenderem Anbau in ausgewählte Märkte. Das Besondere daran: Die Chemiebelastung durch Pflanzenschutzmittel pro Hektar wurde im … Read the full press release

Rabobank’s vision ‘Make sustainable palm oil the norm’ presented to Lilianne Ploumen, Minister of Foreign Trade, in Jakarta

JAKARTA, Indonesia, 22-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — There is both potential and urgency in the palm oil sector to achieve the transformation to sustainably produced palm oil. Rabobank would like to make an active contribution to this process, in conference with her … Read the full press release

World’s biggest independent family brewery Bavaria kicks off new international campaign ‘Welcome to the Family’

New international campaign ‘Welcome to the Family’ World’s biggest family brewery celebrates sense of family with beer as social glue Campaign with new TV commercial launched in the Netherlands today LIESHOUT, Netherlands, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Bavaria, the world’s biggest independent … Read the full press release

Study: 4 per cent of cattle slaughtered in abattoirs in England had injection site lesions in the carcasses

NOTTINGHAM, 15-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new investigation into how meat can be damaged by farm injections has found that 4 per cent of cattle slaughtered in abattoirs in England had injection site lesions in the carcasses. The study by … Read the full press release

Neste has not commenced purchases of raw materials from Malaysian palm oil company IOI

Neste focuses on its own extensive social responsibility development program – IOI developing in the right direction HELSINKI, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On November 7, 2016, Finnwatch published a follow-up study report on the operations of the Malaysian palm oil company … Read the full press release

Jacobs Douwe Egberts BV’s Sapphire Investments BV to acquire leading pan-Asian integrated instant food and beverage brand owner and manufacturer Super Group for S$1.45 billion

JDE makes a pre-conditional offer for all of Super Group Ltd for S$1.30 per share in cash, backed by irrevocable commitments representing 60% of shares issued SINGAPORE, 07-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Super Group Ltd (SGX : S10.SI) (“Super Group”) and Sapphire … Read the full press release

Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and BPD reach agreement for the sale of the former Coberco site

Yesterday, Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and BPD announced that they had reached an agreement about the sales of the former Coberco site. This is the first step in the development of a new municipal hotspot at the Rhine quay in Arnhem, … Read the full press release

Swedish brand Skånemejerier launches drinking yoghurt products in environmentally friendly Tetra Top 330 Mini Nallo

Skånemejerier first brand to use Tetra Top® 330 Mini Nallo LAUSANNE, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers in Sweden now have an environmentally-sound choice for chilled drinking yoghurt, following the launch of a range of Skånemejerier products in Tetra Top 330 Mini … Read the full press release

ECE: MyZeil shopping center in Frankfurt to get a new innovative food and entertainment options by the end of 2018

International food concepts, a premium cinema, and new outside terraces planned FRANKFURT, 03-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — MyZeil shopping center, located in the heart of Frankfurt’s city center, shall get a new, spectacular food area of international stature by the end … Read the full press release

Kai Könecke to become Emmi Group Chief Supply Chain Officer

LUCERNE, 27-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Kai Könecke will become Emmi Group Chief Supply Chain Officer and a member of Emmi Group Management with effect from 1. April 2017. His long-standing experience will enable him, together with his team, to tap additional … Read the full press release

Nestlé CEO Bulcke on 9-month sales: real internal growth at the higher end of the industry in both emerging and developed markets

Total sales of CHF 65.5 billion, up 1.0% 3.3% organic growth, 2.5% real internal growth, 0.8% pricing For the full year 2016 we expect organic growth of around 3.5%, improvements in margins and underlying earnings per share in constant currencies, … Read the full press release

Autogrill: HMSHost awarded foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport in North Carolina for ten years

Concession awarded for ten years, from 2020 to 2030 Plans for further improvement of the current offering  MILAN, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its American subsidiary HMSHost, Autogrill (Milan: AGL IM) has been awarded a foodservice concession at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport … Read the full press release

Rabobank: abolition of EU sugar production quota by October 2017 does not necessarily guarantee a low sugar price in the bloc

UTRECHT, 13-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The scheduled abolition of the EU sugar production quota by October 2017 does not necessarily guarantee a low sugar price in the bloc. Lifting export restrictions will make it easier for EU sugar to find its … Read the full press release

DSM at FoodTech Processing & Packaging, Herning, Denmark, 1-3 November 2016

DSM, Booth #9794, FoodTech Processing & Packaging, Herning, Denmark, 1-3 November 2016 DELFT, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM will showcase solutions that meet consumer demands for healthier dairy, such as sugar-reduced yogurt and low-fat cheese, at this year’s FoodTech. The … Read the full press release

Emmi the largest Swiss milk processor to rely entirely on sustainable electricity from BKW

BERN, 04-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. In an important step towards meeting this objective, the largest Swiss milk processor is switching to sustainable electricity. To this end, it is … Read the full press release

Bringing the FREME e-Services to the Market

TURIN, Italy, 29-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — FREME,  a 2-years project co funded by the European Commission under the H2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation with the goal of developing a commercial-grade open framework of e-Service for the multilingual and semantic … Read the full press release