Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Valio to reduce salt and sugar content in its products by 2020

Valio has announced its nutrition agreement for improving the health and wellbeing of consumers. The ambitious targets for reducing salt and sugar content in Valio’s products by 2020 are part of our sustainability programme and continued efforts to improve public … Read the full press release

Co-op to open a record number of 30 new food stores in London

MANCHESTER, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Co-op is ramping up its investment in London this year, as it prepares to open a record number of 30 new food stores and refresh seven from its current portfolio in the region. The £28million investment forms … Read the full press release

Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products

Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to always ensuring more transparency for consumers, the Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products. As a pioneer in the field, this commitment perfectly illustrates the group’s … Read the full press release

BayWa: first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate

Optimal cultivation conditions in Rhineland-Palatinate MUNICH, 12-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BayWa has brought in the first harvest of the Jazz® brand apple in the Weisenheim region of Rhineland-Palatinate for commercial marketing in Germany. 100,000 trees on around 30 hectares have … Read the full press release

Siemens: “Discover the value of the Digital Enterprise for the bakery industry” at the Anuga FoodTec in Cologne

Trade fair slogan “Discover the value of the Digital Enterprise for the bakery industry” “Digital twin” boosts innovation speed and productivity MindSphere apps capture and analyze production and process KPIs NUREMBERG, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Siemens will be exhibiting at this … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Innovative Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

TREVISO, Italy, 05-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology plays a crucial role in the modern world of retail, affecting all areas of the sales cycle from inventory management right through to pricing and customer experience. EuroCIS is the leading trade fair for … Read the full press release

Ramboll leads a sustainable agriculture project in the small Swedish town of Ljusdal

Ramboll is part of a visionary sustainable agriculture project where vegetables and fish are nurturing each other to create a closed-loop system. COPENHAGEN, 02-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — According to the United Nations, sustainable food production is an important milestone for … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition

The farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced a plan to invest over half a billion euro in 2018 as the company continues to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition. Viby J, Denmark, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The executive management’s … Read the full press release

Rabobank launches a €60 million investment fund for the Fintech and Food & Agri sector

UTRECHT, 31-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Rabobank is today launching Rabo Frontier Ventures (RFV), a €60 million strategic investment fund that focuses on high-potential early-stage Fintech and Food & Agri companies. RFV is a subsidiary of Rabobank Group and forms part of … Read the full press release

Changes to the global system of meat and protein production underway as new initiative launched at the World Economic Forum

Demand for meat and protein set to double by 2050 with 9 billion people and a growing middle class Widespread provision of safe, affordable and sustainable protein is critical to human nutrition and economic development New white paper Meat: The Future outlines … Read the full press release

Orkla makes the Corporate Knights Global 100 index for the first time

Orkla is included in the Corporate Knights Global 100 index of the world’s most sustainable companies, which was presented at the World Economic Forum in Davos on 23 January. OSLO, 23-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The index is a ranking of … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut reports double-digit growth in China over the last three years; plays a leading role in helping develop the chocolate market in the country

Celebrates 10-year anniversary of its chocolate factory in China ZURICH, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, celebrates the 10th anniversary of its chocolate factory in China, a USD 20 … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut: Nestlé Japan will launch the Ruby chocolate version of its iconic KITKAT® brand in Japan and South Korea

Barry Callebaut and Nestlé partner in world premiere Japanese KITKAT® is the first consumer brand in the world to launch a Ruby chocolate version named ‘KITKAT® Chocolatory® Sublime® Ruby’ Barry Callebaut revealed the fourth type of chocolate ‘Ruby’ next to Dark, Milk and White chocolate in … Read the full press release

RCH Europe to Present Smart Solutions for POS at INTERGASTRA 2018

Multiplatform cloud-based technology for an increasingly mobile world INNSBRUCK, Austria, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Europe, the provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector will showcase its latest range of … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: Fromageries Bel extends the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 21, 2017, Fromageries Bel signed an addendum to extend the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility and, on that occasion, chose to include environmental and social impact criteria. The maturity … Read the full press release

Mauricio Graber to become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S as of 1 June 2018

  Hoersholm, Denmark, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Board of Directors of Chr. Hansen Holding A/S has today (JAN 08. 2018) appointed Mauricio Graber as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of 1 June 2018. Mauricio Graber (54) has been President … Read the full press release

RCH Group Expands European Operations

Opens regional headquarters in Austria to support growing customer base Treviso, ITALY, 08-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — RCH Group SpA, a provider of advanced point of sale systems for the retail, food and beverage, and the public administration sector, today announced the … Read the full press release

UK Fisheries Minister George Eustice: next phase of the discard ban for demersal species comes into force on 2 January, 2018

LONDON, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — From today (2 January), fishermen targeting certain fish in the North Sea must land everything they catch as the next phase of the discard ban for demersal species comes into force, Fisheries Minister George Eustice has announced. The … Read the full press release

UK Competition and Markets Authority: Refresco and Cott merger could lead to higher prices for some supermarkets

The CMA has found that the merger of soft drink manufacturers Refresco and Cott could lead to higher prices for some supermarkets and leading household brands. LONDON, 04-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Competition and Markets Authority has been carrying out an initial … Read the full press release

Lincoln Premium Poultry’s greenfield plant in Nebraska represents the largest single order to date for Marel as a whole

Gardabaer, Iceland, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Over the last three years, the Marel Poultry team has been working hard, together with representatives from Costco Wholesale and their newly formed poultry processing company, Lincoln Premium Poultry, on a state-of-the-art greenfield plant in … Read the full press release

Avebe opens new office in Dubai during the Gulfood Manufacturing exhibition

DUBAI, UAE/Veendam, The Netherlands, 08-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to strengthening its global commercial sales organisation after opening its offices in the Americas and Asia, Avebe has expanded its presence with a new office in Dubai. Our new office … Read the full press release

Clean label solutions: Chr. Hansen to launch new oil soluble coloring foodstuffs range

Five new solutions from Chr. Hansen that can be blended into almost any shade Hoersholm, Danmark, 07-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Consumer awareness in Clean Label is growing(1). The snacking industry is reinvigorating itself both in terms of new product development and … Read the full press release

Arla Foods to divest its eight per cent share in the Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A.

Viby J, Denmark, 06-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Following a change in ownership of Brazilian dairy company Vigor S.A., Arla Foods has decided to divest its eight per cent share in the company with immediate effect. Brazil’s leading dairy company Vigor S.A. … Read the full press release

University of Dundee researchers swap the lab for the kitchen to cook with chemistry

DUNDEE, 02-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bubbling beverages, insect cookies and ice cream frozen by liquid nitrogen are on offer this week as researchers at the University of Dundee swap the lab for the kitchen to cook with chemistry. Featuring tasty treats … Read the full press release

Diageo ranked as the 11th World’s Best Workplace; 2nd highest among the FMCG companies

LONDON, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Diageo is include amongst the 25 world’s best workplaces for a seventh consecutive year Diageo, the world’s leading premium drinks business, announced today that it has been recognised as the 11th World’s Best Workplace by Great … Read the full press release

Orkla Food Ingredients to acquire 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS

OSLO, 30-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Idun Industri AS, Orkla Food Ingredients has signed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in Arne B. Corneliussen AS (“Arne B. Corneliussen”), a leading manufacturer and supplier to the … Read the full press release

ECE and Allianz: New, modernized food court at Silesia City Center in Katowice, Poland

Attractive design, comfortable atmosphere, and a better quality of stay HAMBURG, 26-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Launch of the new food court at Silesia City Center: ECE and Allianz have opened the new, comprehensively modernized food court of the shopping center located … Read the full press release

Valio to increase the use of fully plant-based gable top cartons

HELSINKI, 23-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Valio is taking a major step towards even more environment smart package solutions as the company is significantly increasing the use of fully plant-based gable top cartons. By the end of 2018, all of Valio’s milk, … Read the full press release

Oktoberfest: Beer and beverage hoses from ContiTech help ensure that every beer is fresh and flavorful

Hygienically impeccable transport lines for flavorful beer Purple Snake and Blaudieck beverage hoses are used in breweries all over the world Aquapal potable water hose ensures clean glasses at festivals HANOVER, 18-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Wine festivals, popular festivals such … Read the full press release

Bonduelle unveils mini cans of vegetables to give a new twist to everyday recipes

illeneuve-d’Ascq, France, 11-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Even if the French population is keen to eat better and more healthily, only a quarter of French people eat their ‘five a day’. This is due to lifestyle changes and a lack of time … Read the full press release