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Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Barry Callebaut partners with Bloom Biorenewables to explore potential for converting chocolate manufacturing processes into reusable material

(PRESS RELEASE) ZÜRICH, 18-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut announces that it has joined forces with MassChallenge participant Bloom Biorenewables Ltd to investigate how side streams from chocolate manufacturing processes could support the fight against climate change and help Barry … Read the full press release

HELL ENERGY starts using high-quality recycled materials in beverage can production

(PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 10-Feb-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Hydro announces that can production with Hydro CIRCAL at HELL ENERGY’s subsidiary in Hungary, Quality Pack has begun. Hydro CIRCAL aluminium strip contains a high ratio of post-consumer recycled aluminium from cans. Since … Read the full press release

Empa and Coop partner against foodwaste

(PRESS RELEASE) DÜBENDORF, Switzerland, 28-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Empa announces collaboration with Coop to develop potential improvements in the supply chain. Vegetables and fruits often have a long way to go on the supermarket shelf. How can quality be intelligently … Read the full press release

Symrise Nutrition’s Diana Food recognized for its overall waste reduction strategy with Edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2021 nomination

Recognition for excellent waste management throughout the business Long history in valorization of side streams and circular economy models Capturing of highly nutritious active plant ingredients (PRESS RELEASE) HOLZMINDEN, Germany, 22-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Diana Food, the leader in natural … Read the full press release

#one BC – Diverse People, Sustainable Growth: Barry Callebaut launches Diversity & Inclusion strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 21-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the world’s largest cocoa processors and chocolate manufacturers Barry Callebaut announces the launch of its Diversity & Inclusion strategy as part of its intention to keep growing in new geographies, new … Read the full press release

Alfa Laval acquires beverage technology company Sandymount to make beer-delivery supply chain more sustainable

(PRESS RELEASE) LUND, 12-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — World leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, Alfa Laval announces the acquisition of Sandymount, a US-based beverage technology company with a unique and patented membrane technology to concentrate beer. The … Read the full press release

FrieslandCampina increases recycled content of its PET bottles to 100%

(PRESS RELEASE) AMERSFOORT, Netherlands, 7-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Dutch multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina announces that it will be making PET bottles from 100% recycled PET (rPET) as from February 2021. Due to the fact that PET bottle can only be … Read the full press release

Firebolt Group Joins Top 1% of Companies Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

The Company Earned The Pretigious EcoVadis Platinum Rating (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 5-Jan-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Firebolt Group, an innovative software, and hardware marketing solutions company for leading global brands, earned the prestigious Platinum EcoVadis Medal. The platinum medal is the … Read the full press release

Aimmune Therapeutics’ PALFORZIA the first-ever treatment option approved for peanut allergy in the EU

(PRESS RELEASE) VEVEY, 21-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé Health Science Company, Aimmune Therapeutics announces that PALFORZIA® [defatted powder of Arachis hypogaea L., semen (peanuts)], has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of peanut allergy in the European … Read the full press release

UK Seafood Innovation Fund selects BMT’s AquaDEEP to tackle sea lice infestation in Scotland’s aquaculture industry

(PRESS RELEASE) TEDDINGTON, UK, 14-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMT announces that its innovative solutions will be used to address current pressing issues facing aquaculture in Scotland. UK Seafood Innovation Fund, that supports bold and ambitious tech-driven projects that will enable … Read the full press release

AGRANA offsets 8,150 metric tons of CO2 emissions by transporting 1.25 million tons of beets by rail

(PRESS RELEASE) VIENNA, 7-Dec-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — AGRANA to again transport raw materials in its current sugar beet campaign by rail, which proves to be the most environmentally friendly transport option to deliver beets to sugar production sites in Leopoldsdorf … Read the full press release

Sustainability: Barry Callebaut to produce biochar from cocoa by-products

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 27-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Barry Callebaut (SWX: BARN), the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, has announced that it will release its fourth Forever Chocolate Report on December 3, 2020 outlining the progress the … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut’s specialty nut brand La Morella Nuts expands globally to meet what the next generation of consumers around the world is looking for

Tapping into the growing consumer need for healthier indulgence and plant-based products La Morella Nuts announces global expansion after decades of experience in Mediterranean Nut Craft in Spain A global Center of Expertise for nuts is opened to offer a … Read the full press release

DSM opens new Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in China

(PRESS RELEASE) SHANGHAI, China, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM further grows in China with the opening of a new Animal Nutrition & Health premix plant in Baishazhou Industrial Park, Hengyang City. The new plant is DSM’s second premix plant … Read the full press release

Unilever launches ambition to help people transition towards healthier diets and reduce environmental impact of global food chain

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 18-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Multinational consumer goods company, Unilever announces new annual global sales target of €1 billion within the next five to seven years, from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives. The launch of The Vegetarian Butcher … Read the full press release

Ben De Schryver to succeed Remco Steenbergen as CFO of the Barry Callebaut Group

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 11-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Barry Callebaut Group announces changes in its Executive Committee. The Group’s current Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Remco Steenbergen, will leave as of December 31, 2020, to become CFO of the Lufthansa Group. … Read the full press release

Circular economy: Ahlstrom-Munksjö becomes part of Circular Economy for Labels (CELAB) coalition

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 5-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö (HEL: AM1), a leading company active in the sustainable and innovative fiber solutions market, has announced it will join CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), which is a global coalition recently established to … Read the full press release

SGS acquires New Zealand-based consultancy company Engineering Control Limited (ECL)

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 4-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS announces that Engineering Control Limited (ECL) is now part of its Group. Headquartered in New Zealand, ECL is a consultancy company focusing on process automation and functional safety of process systems across … Read the full press release

EBRD finances Sojaprotein’s expansion and supports Serbia’s agribusiness potential with €25 million loan

EBRD loan of €25 million to Serbia’s Sojaprotein Company to expand production to meet increasing demand from international customers Promoting Serbia’s huge potential in agribusiness (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors unveils expanded and completely renovated R&D facilities in Montpellier, France

Ramping up pigment, formulation and application capabilities to keep pioneering the natural colors industry (PRESS RELEASE) HOERSHOLM, 29-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Chr. Hansen Natural Colors shows a clear ambition to remain a leading supplier of natural color solutions as the … Read the full press release

Large-scale study by University of Cambridge: globalisation may be decreasing the security of global supply chains

(PRESS RELEASE) CAMBRIDGE, 26-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — University of Cambridge researchers have just released their large-scale study of the risks that countries face from dependence on water, energy and land resources finding that globalisation may be decreasing, rather than increasing, … Read the full press release

Inmarsat and Cobham SATCOM to connect 732 fishing vessels active in the Maldives Economic Exclusion Zone to Inmarsat’s Fleet One maritime broadband services

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 15-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Inmarsat, British mobile satellite telecommunications company, has announced that together with Cobham SATCOM, provider of mission critical products and services at the heart of sophisticated military and civil systems for over 75 years, … Read the full press release

Barclays to support farmers reach carbon net zero goal through Agri-Tech

Campaign launched as research reveals that UK farmers could be carbon neutral within 15 years 8 in 10 farmers believe they will be carbon neutral by 2035 Two-thirds of farmers say sustainability is one of their top priorities Shoppers willing … Read the full press release

Kontali takes over Seafood TIP to expand analytical capacity, sector coverage and geographical presence

(PRESS RELEASE) UTRECHT, 6-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Solidaridad, an international civil society organisation active in over 50 countries around the world, has announced that the acquisition of Seafood TIP B.V., working towards increasing the level of transparency in the seafood … Read the full press release

Arla Foods appoints Simon Stevens to lead International Zone

(PRESS RELEASE) VIBY J, 30-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Largest producer of dairy products in Scandinavia, Arla Foods amba announces that Simon Stevens, Senior Vice President (SVP) of Arla’s MENA region will succeed Tim Ørting Jørgensen, Executive Vice President (EVP) of … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut paves way for Japanese chocolate industry’s sustainable future

Artisans continue to lead the way forward through Belgian chocolate brand Callebaut®, which now ensures 100% farmer group traceability in all its products Sustainability is more important than ever; research shows more than 70% of Japanese consumers believe sustainable chocolate … Read the full press release

South African leading R&D seeds company Sensako now part of Syngenta Seeds

Sensako is a leading South African R&D seeds company with a strong wheat market position Acquisition will accelerate Syngenta Seeds’ entry into South African seeds market Allows Syngenta Seeds to accelerate introduction of Viptera trait technology to address fall armyworm … Read the full press release

A Jewish-Bedouin Partnership is bringing the Negev cuisine to Europe

A Jewish-Bedouin Partnership is bringing the Negev cuisine to Europe

Yummy yet Sassy jam meets Bedouin tradition in European cuisine NegevMarket.eu is a Jewish-Bedouin partnership bringing Europe, homemade flavors from Israel as well as original Bedouin products NegevMarket is also offering a new culinary concept of boutique jams (based on … Read the full press release

Promozione Alberghiera and MARR unveil operational plan to help hoteliers make a better use of the tax credit called The Holiday Bonus

(PRESS RELEASE) RIMINI, 10-Jul-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Italy’s largest hotels cooperative Promozione Alberghiera and MARR S.p.A., a major distributor of food products for out-of-home food consumption controlled by the Cremonini Group, have announced a solution aimed at helping tourist operators … Read the full press release

Neste demonstrates how circular economy can be promoted in practice through partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 24-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — World’s leading provider of renewable diesel refined from waste and residues and the third most sustainable company in the world*, Neste announces a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and HAVI. The collaboration … Read the full press release