Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Tetra Pak tubular heat exchanger with P2P technology now has 3-A certification

Pully, Switzerland, 04-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Tetra Pak today announces that its new tubular heat exchanger with P2P (Product to Product) technology now has 3-A certification.​​ P2P heat exchangers are typically used by dairy, beverage and ice cream producers, and can … Read the full press release

Valio’s principal scientist Päivi Myllärinen awarded by the Finnish Parliament for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology

Päivi Myllärinen, Valio’s principal scientist and Doctor of Food Sciences, has received a significant innovation award for women from the Finnish Parliament. Myllärinen received the award for her pioneering research and development of dairy technology. By combining nature’s own biological … Read the full press release

Co-op store in Tonyrefail, Porth to re-launch on Friday, June 1st following a £1M makeover

MANCHESTER, 31-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op is set to serve-up a new-look food store in Tonyrefail, near Porth, following a £1M makeover. The new-look store, in Penrhiwfer Road, will re-launch on Friday, 1, June, following the six week programme of works to … Read the full press release

U.K. home delivery business Milk & More orders 200 electric vehicles from Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter

Milk deliveries are set to become quieter and more environmentally friendly BONN/LONDON, 28-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — What do the British milkman and the German mail carrier have in common? Answer: Both are an institution in their respective countries, and both … Read the full press release

Nestlé ranked first in the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index

Vevey, Switzerland, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé is ranked first in the 2018 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) released today for its overall performance in its nutrition-related commitments. This confirms Nestlé’s leadership in nutrition, health and wellness as well as our … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen launches new product series for its white cheese starter culture range

Chr. Hansen’s latest launch secures rich flavor, more flexibility and consistent quality for the cheesemaker Hoersholm, Denmark, 24-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DVS® WHITE FLORA is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s white cheese starter culture range. The new product series consists … Read the full press release

BMW Group: The ECKART 2018 for “Creative Responsibility” goes to the Union Square Greenmarket in New York

Fresh, regional, authentic: The Union Square Greenmarket has connected the steel and concrete heart of New York City to nature and helped promote sustainable, healthy eating and regional products for years. MUNICH, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The jury of the international … Read the full press release

Nestlé to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice products globally

Nestlé and Starbucks bring together the world’s most iconic coffee brands.  Vevey, Switzerland, 08-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé today announced an agreement granting the company perpetual rights to market Starbucks consumer and foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. … Read the full press release

Thousands of seafood professionals participated in the 26th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global at the Brussels Expo in Brussels, Belgium

Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global Doors Open to Thousands of Seafood Industry Professionals BRUSSELS, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Thousands of seafood professionals have come from around the globe to participate in the 26th edition of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global, taking place … Read the full press release

French Labeyrie Fine Foods and J.C. David won the top prizes in the 2018 Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global

BRUSSELS, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Labeyrie Fine Foods of Saint-Geours-de-Maremne, France and J.C. David of Boulogne-sur-Mer, France won the top prizes in the 2018 Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global, the world’s largest and most prestigious seafood event. The … Read the full press release

Dolf van den Brink appointed President of the Asia Pacific region at Heineken

AMSTERDAM, 01-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Heineken N.V. today announces the appointment of Dolf van den Brink as President of the Asia Pacific region from 1 October 2018. Dolf van den Brink will join the Executive Team reporting to Jean-François van Boxmeer, … Read the full press release

Electrolux and AIESEC to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in support of the UN SDG 12 Responsible consumption and production

STOCKHOLM, 26-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Electrolux and AIESEC today announced a joint initiative to mobilize youth for global volunteering projects in communities around the world, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal number 12, Responsible consumption and production. Electrolux and … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina to propose to its members the introduction of a certified Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate

Introducing a Top Dairy line with extra focus on animals, nature, and climate; well-balanced milk supply based on market-driven growth Amersfoort, the NETHERLANDS, 19-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (16 April 2018), FrieslandCampina has announced that it will accelerate and further expedite … Read the full press release

Shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition announced

The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 BBSRC Innovator of the Year competition have been announced (see box below for full list). LONDON, 18-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Twelve finalists will compete to be named Innovator of the Year 2018 at The Mermaid … Read the full press release

Nordic’s largest brand study on sustainability ranked Valio as the most sustainable brand in Finland

HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumers rank Valio as the most sustainable brand in Finland. The dairy and food company received the recognition for the fifth consecutive year in the Nordic’s largest brand study on sustainability. Issues of particular importance to … Read the full press release

Valio presents its new lactose free product portfolio and Valio PROfeel® protein snacks at Alimentaria

HELSINKI, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio has over 110 years of experience in dairy innovations and is a true pioneer in lactose free products. Today, Valio is bringing selected products from its globally largest lactose free –sin lactosa–  portfolio to the Spanish … Read the full press release

Solidaridad supports sugarcane farmers in India with modern cultivation practices to enhance smallholder production

Utrecht, The Netherlands, 13-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — India is the world’s largest consumer of sugar and the second largest producer after Brazil. However, sugarcane is highly water intensive and recent years have witnessed significant droughts. Solidaridad, along with its partners, is … Read the full press release

California-based Beyond Meat appoints PHW as its sales and distribution partner for the German Market

Los Angeles // Rechterfeld, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — California-based Beyond Meat, which counts Bill Gates and Leonardo DiCaprio among its investors, is working to change the meat we eat by replacing animal protein with plant-based proteins. The company‘s mission is … Read the full press release

BMW Group and Witzigmann Academy bring the international Eckart Witzigmann Award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment to New York in 2018

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) continues its journey around the world: In 2018, the renowned award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment – named after “chef of the century” Eckart … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH

Viby J, Denmark, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — European dairy co-operative Arla Foods plans to sell its cheese production site in Sonthofen, Germany to German-based dairy company Allgäuer Hof-Milch GmbH. Both companies have signed a letter of intent and aim to finalize … Read the full press release

DSM to present personalized nutrition at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, 15-17 May 2018

DSM, stand F10, Vitafoods Europe, Geneva, 15-17 May 2018 Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM will welcome attendees to experience the nutrition of the future at Vitafoods Europe 2018, with insights and innovations that will enable customers to capture … Read the full press release

Symrise will present its products at agrofood in Lagos, Nigeria from March 27 to 29, 2018

The company exhibits at the Nigeria agrofood trade show Products for customers in West Africa Holzminden, Germany, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Symrise is boosting its operations in the West African market. The global supplier of fragrances and flavorings will present its … Read the full press release

NIB to loan EUR 42 million to Tine SA for the construction of its new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB and the Norwegian dairy company Tine SA have signed a loan agreement of NOK 400 million (EUR 42 million), with a 12-year maturity, on financing the construction of Tine’s new dairy in Bergen, Norway. In order to save energy, waste … Read the full press release

Valio’s unsalted butter won Best of Class at the World Championship Cheese Contest 2018

HELSINKI, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio’s unsalted butter won Best of Class at the World Championship Cheese Contest 2018 in Wisconsin, USA, on March 8. There were 30 leading butter brands from around the world participating in the unsalted butter class. … Read the full press release

Co-op opens new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment

MANCHESTER, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op serves-up a new food store in Market Harborough following a £1.9M investment creating 15 jobs. The Leicester Road store launches on Thursday, 15 March, with representatives from Market Harborough Primary Academy and the Market Harborough Fire … Read the full press release

Harald Xperience first in Finland to take augmented reality (AR) to restaurants

HELSINKI, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Harald Xperience Ltd. is the first company in Finland to introduce an application with AR aimed to enhance the customer experience in restaurants. The application called EatX allows the customer to visualize the various dishes … Read the full press release

Dutch development bank FMO loans USD 10 million to microfinance organisation VisionFund International (VFI)

THE HAGUE, 13-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — FMO, the Dutch development bank, has provided a five-year loan of USD 10 million to VisionFund International (VFI), a global microfinance organisation. This transaction will benefit the end clients of VFI’s microfinance institutions (MFIs) … Read the full press release

Co-op: customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone without visiting a till

MANCHESTER, 08-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The old adage that the UK is a nation of shopkeepers could soon ring true as the Co-op today, Wednesday, 7 March, unveils a convenient future where customers can check-out their own purchases on their phone, without visiting … Read the full press release

Appèl wins the catering contract for the University of Twente

ENSCHEDE, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After completing a European tendering process today, 1 March 2018, the final decision on the catering contract for the University of Twente has now been taken. From 1 July 2018, on-campus catering will be in the … Read the full press release

Liverpool computer scientist Dr Danushka Bollegala to work on a range of recipe and ingredient recognition projects at the world’s largest recipe sharing platform Cookpad

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Liverpool computer scientist, Dr Danushka Bollegala, is bringing his expertise in natural language processing (NLP) to the world’s largest recipe sharing platform, Cookpad, to work on a range of recipe and ingredient recognition projects. NLP is a branch of artificial … Read the full press release