Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Technical University of Munich: Formation of unwanted aromas in wine due to forest fires explained

MUNICH, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — If wine is cultivated in an area where forest fires occur more often, such as in Australia or Southern Italy, aromas that make the alcoholic drink unpalatable can develop in the finished product. Until now, it … Read the full press release

Arla Organic Milk now available in United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Arla Organic Milk is now available in leading retailers across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Viby J, Denmark, 27-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Arla Foods, the world’s largest producer of organic dairy products, has launched its first branded organic milk in … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham and Molson Coors partner to improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing

NOTTINGHAM, 19-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The first student to receive funding under a new partnership between the University of Nottingham and Molson Coors has undertaken a research project that looks to  improve the performance of yeast in high gravity brewing. Valerio Delbon is studying … Read the full press release

Diageo pleased to see continued progress on the key initiatives to reduce harmful drinking

LONDON, 12-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Global efforts by alcohol industry to tackle harmful drinking are building momentum Diageo welcomes today’s release of the latest Producers’ Commitments Report by the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD), which shows signatory companies are building momentum in … Read the full press release

Valio reduces CO2 emissions at Finland production plants with new boiler facility

HELSINKI, 06-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thanks to long-term and responsible investments in heating plants, and the latest boiler investment at the Valio Jyväskylä dairy, Valio has abandoned the use of heavy fuel oil in the production plants in Finland. The new … Read the full press release

GroenLeven Heerenveen will install solar panels at the roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms

670,000 m2 solar panels on roofs of FrieslandCampina member dairy farms Amersfoort, Netherlands, 23-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Henk Kamp, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, granted over 200 million euro SDE+ subsidy for the installation of solar panels at the roofs … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: researchers will work together to better understand the banana crop species and its genetics

Research focussing on the Ethiopian banana could help improve food security in Ethiopia and other parts of Africa, especially in areas affected by drought. SWINDON, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — In collaboration between the University of Leicester, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, … Read the full press release

World’s most modern snack plant comes into operation in Valio Riihimäki, Southern Finland

HELSINKI, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s most modern snack plant comes into operation in Valio Riihimäki, Southern Finland. The inauguration of the dairy plant is being held today, 17 August. The plant uses the very latest environmentally-friendly technology. With the … Read the full press release

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