Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Co-op to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy

MANCHESTER, 03-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The Co-op has plans to open 100 new food stores during 2019 as it builds on its convenience strategy to get closer to its members and customers. In addition to opening new stores, the retailer – which has … Read the full press release

WEF / Oxford Martin School: balancing meat consumption with alternative sources of protein can lead to significant health and environmental benefits

New research by the Oxford Martin School for the World Economic Forum finds that balancing meat consumption with alternative sources of protein can lead to significant health and environmental benefits A sustainable food industry and healthier human life can be … Read the full press release

UniCredit and SACE SIMEST support Venchi’s € 9 million capital increase of its subsidiary Venchi Greater China Ltd. of Hong Kong

ROME, 28-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — UniCredit and SACE SIMEST, the export and internationalization hub of the CDP Group, support the international expansion of Venchi, par excellence symbol of Italian high-quality chocolate and ice cream. Double initiative to support the famous company, originally from Turin, which … Read the full press release

BWW 2018 – Best Wine Critics of World have been selected – Jancis Robinson MW is the Winner!

The second prize went to Jeannie Cho Lee MW and the third to James Suckling HELSINKI, 12-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BWW-The Best Wine of the World-competition is by far the toughest wine competition on this planet. Unlike any other industry … Read the full press release

Rabobank Group investment arm acquires 40% stake in the Dutch manufacturer of hand-made satay, ethnic and vegetarian snacks V&S Foodspecialist

UTRECHT, 10-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — V&S Foodspecialist (V&S), a Dutch manufacturer of hand-made satay, ethnic and vegetarian snacks has attracted a new shareholder: Rabo Participaties. The Leiden based company is a renowned producer for various European customers, especially in the … Read the full press release

Unilever to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in Asia

LONDON/ ROTTERDAM, 04-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio (GSK HFD) of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets. The transaction consists of three elements: … Read the full press release

Barry Callebaut to supply another 7,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year to Garudafood’s biscuit factory in Rancaekek, Indonesia

Expanding its footprint in the world’s 4th most populous country: Garudafood and Barry Callebaut signed a long-term agreement for the supply of an additional 7,000 tonnes of compound chocolate per year Barry Callebaut will build a “plant in the plant” … Read the full press release

SGS Digicomply paves the way for future intelligent compliance management systems

SGS Digicomply, the regulatory intelligence network for regulatory compliance and risk management, announced today the features of its Winter ’18 release. GENEVA, 28-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS Digicomply experts are working with AI (artificial intelligence) to provide new functionalities and a … Read the full press release

Intesa Sanpaolo organised two events in London dedicated to the circular economy applied to food tech

• Innovation and circularity are key to feeding the planet in the future • Intesa Sanpaolo intends to become the first Impact Bank in the world also thanks to a systemic transition to the circular economy. • Two events dedicated to food in … Read the full press release

BASF developed an online solution-finder for construction projects in the food-and-beverage, chemical, and wastewater-engineering industries

Find the right solution – anytime, anywhere and across all end devices View and understand details through clear explanations Request advice and a consultation easily Ludwigshafen, Germany, 22-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With Solunaut, Master Builders Solutions® by BASF has developed an … Read the full press release

EBRD provides US$ 7 million loan to Obour Land’s new greenfield dairy farm in Egypt

EBRD US$ 7 million for Obour Land’s new greenfield dairy farm Investment to increase dairy production and exports Implementation of latest technology for dairy milking operations LONDON, 20-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fostering the Egyptian dairy sector, the EBRD is providing a US$ 7 … Read the full press release

Food Waste Recycling Machine Sales to Reach 10,890 units in 2018 on the Back of Growing Investments in Sustainable Solutions

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 05-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR’s recent study on food waste recycling machine market foresees a promising growth, driven by proactive initiatives for fostering environmental sustainability. An amalgamation of pivotal aspects, ranging from launch of legislation around food waste … Read the full press release

Marel celebrates the opening of its upgraded manufacturing facility in Colchester, England

Gardabaer, Iceland, 30-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The scope of the work included renovations and extensions to the existing building, manufacturing shop floor, offices and reception area. The facility is now in a modern Marel look and feel that is inviting and … Read the full press release

Chr. Hansen launches whole new range of ingredients with coloring properties for dog and cat food

Hoersholm, Denmark, 26-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the launch of a whole new range of ingredients with coloring properties for dog and cat food, Chr. Hansen uses it’s 140-years of formulation and application know-how to support the pet food industry A … Read the full press release

Arla Foods and MilkVita partner to support the sustainable development of Bangladesh’s dairy sector

Bangladesh’s demand for milk is growing. However, with local dairy production only meeting 40 per cent of its requirement, international dairy cooperative, Arla Foods, and Bangladesh’s leading dairy cooperative, MilkVita, are joining forces to support the sustainable development of the … Read the full press release

Surplus Supply Reflects Growing Avidity in the Europe Cocoa Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A recent study by Fact.MR on the Europe cocoa market brings interesting insights to the fore. The comprehensive report by Fact.MR tracks cocoa production and consumption across key European markets. The report is available … Read the full press release

Fact.MR Study Shows Declining Demand for Tilapia in US Offset by Encouraging Gains in Domestic Markets

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fact.MR, a leading research firm that tracks markets in over 150 countries, announces the launch of its recent study that offers an in-depth analysis on the global tilapia trade. The 170-page report is a … Read the full press release

Halloumi Cheese Popularity Soars in Europe as UK Maintains its Lead as the Largest Market – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Glancing through the dairy segment of retail aisles in Europe offers a clear comparison of preference for halloumi cheese than other cheese varieties. According to a Fact.MR study on halloumi cheese market, 76% of … Read the full press release

Europe Emulsifier and Co-Emulsifier Market Witnessing a Shift Towards Bio-based Variants – Fact.MR Study

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 11-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The unwavering consumer focus on personal variables such as effects of aging, being conscious about self-image and physical attractiveness has been capitalized by personal care product manufacturers, and as an outcome, new personal … Read the full press release

Europe Non-Dairy Toppings Market Riding on the Coattails of Growing Vegan Revolution, Finds a New Fact.MR Study

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DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Europe non-dairy toppings market revenues continue to head north, as the growing vegan population ramps up demand for non-dairy ingredients. Shelves and aisles across European retail stores and hypermarkets have been observed with … Read the full press release

KfW IPEX-Bank finances Norwegian dairy cooperative TINE SA’s new plant in Ireland

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 10-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — KfW IPEX-Bank is financing the construction of a new plant in Ireland for the Norwegian dairy cooperative TINE SA. The new production plant is to be built in cooperation with the Irish company … Read the full press release

Valio takes the next step towards environmentally friendly transportation solutions with its first bio-gas distribution truck

Over the years, Valio has tested equipment that runs on various environmentally-friendly fuels. Now, Valio is taking the next step towards environmentally friendly transportation solutions. Valio’s first bio-gas distribution truck took to the Helsinki region’s roads in September. HELSINKI, 05-Oct-2018 … Read the full press release

Orkla to create one strong food company in the Czech Republic and Slovakia with the integration of Hamé and Vitana

OSLO, 04-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The companies are both owned by Orkla but have been run as separate entities. Vitana has been a part of Orkla since 2013, and Hamé since 2016. The integrated company will be named Orkla Foods Česko … Read the full press release

Valio aims for a carbon-neutral milk chain

HELSINKI, 01-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The record warm summer sparked a discussion about climate change and the future of food production in Finland and Europe. The environmental impacts of meat and milk production are at the core of the discussion because … Read the full press release

Gwendal Poullennec named International Director, MICHELIN Guides

Boulogne-Billancourt, France, 18-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With effect from 17 September 2018, Mr Gwendal POULLENNEC is appointed as the International Director of the MICHELIN Guides, replacing the previous incumbent Michael ELLIS. Gwendal POULLENNEC joined the Michelin group in 2003 after … Read the full press release

Aviva research into UK’s school lunchboxes reveals that many packed lunches may contain significant amounts of hidden sugar and unhealthy treats

58% of parents believe lunches prepared at home are healthier than school dinners, but are they? 6.6 million (75%) UK schoolchildren tuck into a packed lunch each day. Parents believe lunches prepared at home are the healthier option but biscuits, … Read the full press release

Albert Heijn to start 12-week test of a new app called “Find My Product”

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Albert Heijn is continuing to search for new ways to serve customers. The brand announced this week that its store in Hoofddorp in the Netherlands will begin a 12-week test of a new app called “Find … Read the full press release

Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label

ZAANDAM, 30-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delhaize becomes the first Belgian retailer to introduce the Nutri-Score food label, now providing shoppers with at-a-glance guidance about the nutritional quality of products that included certain own-brand yogurt and cereal. Customers will soon find the … Read the full press release

The deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally closed

Vevey, Switzerland/ Seattle, WA, USA, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Nestlé and Starbucks Corporation today announced the closing of the deal granting Nestlé the perpetual rights to market Starbucks Consumer Packaged Goods and Foodservice products globally, outside of the company’s coffee shops. … Read the full press release

DATA4 Brings Pioneering Payment Systems to Kiosk Summit 2018

Fully integrated and automatic self-service systems to increase sales and improve crowd management TREVISO, Italy, 27-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DATA4, manufacturer of innovative self-service and automatic systems for the payment of goods and services in cash or electronically, will showcase … Read the full press release