Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

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

Ambev Brewery to use 1,600 electric trucks made by Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus to transport beverages by 2023

Partnership with Volkswagen Caminhões e Ônibus involves 1,600 clean energy-powered vehicles; this is the biggest announcement of this kind ever made in the world MUNICH, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ambev, owner of brands such as Skol, Brahma, Antarctica and Guaraná, announced … Read the full press release

SGS: San Francisco becomes the first city in the US to prohibit PFAS chemicals in single-use food service ware

San Francisco becomes the first city in the US to prohibit PFAS chemicals in single-use food service ware. This provision in the new law will become effective on January 1, 2020. GENEVA, 21-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On August 10, 2018, the … Read the full press release

International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019: the world’s leading consumer show for agriculture, the food industry and horticulture will be inviting trade experts to the Berlin Exhibition Grounds, 8 to 27 January 2019

Partner country Finland sends ‘Greetings from the wild’ – More than 1,700 exhibitors from some 65 countries are expected to attend BERLIN, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Messe Berlin is setting the scene for the International Green Week Berlin (IGW) 2019. … Read the full press release

Emmi to increase its stake in Emmi Ambrosi France from 51 % to 85 %

Emmi has held a stake in Emmi Ambrosi France since January 2008. Emmi is now increasing its stake from 51 % to 85 %. LUCERNE, 13-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emmi Ambrosi France specialises in freshly packaged cheese (frais-emballé). It is also responsible for … Read the full press release

RCH Europe Brings New Innovative Selling Solutions to FAFGA 2018

Smart POS systems for the hospitality industry TREVISO, Italy, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology is revolutionising the way in which we live and do business. In the hospitality industry where speed and quality of service is critical, organisations must embrace … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business with Voith paper making line

HELSINKI, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahlstrom-Munksjö reinforces its market position and modernizes its production platform in the Beverage & Casing business by purchasing a secondhand Voith paper making line, to be dismantled and transferred to the Chirnside manufacturing site in the … Read the full press release

Avebe also wins phase 2 of the New Food Challenge

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Avebe also won phase 2 of the New Food Challenge. This means that Avebe will receive about 250,000 euros from the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality for the further development of textured … Read the full press release

Avebe appoints Dirk Kloosterboer and Robert Smith as new members of the Supervisory Board

Veendam, The Netherlands, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Members’ Council of Avebe today appointed two new members of the Supervisory Board: Mr Dirk Kloosterboer and Mr Robert Smith. After completing his studies in Food Technology at Wageningen University, Dirk Kloosterboer gained … Read the full press release

Unilever closes sale of its Spreads business to KKR

  LONDON/ROTTERDAM, 03-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Unilever announced today that, further to the announcement made on 15th December 2017, it has completed the sale of its Spreads business to KKR. Unilever also announced today that it has completed the sale … Read the full press release

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