Category Archives: Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage Press Releases & News distributed via EuropaWire

Royal DSM increases stake in leading specialty food ingredient producer

HEERLEN, 18-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM has announced it has completed the increase of its stake in the leading specialty food ingredient producer Yantai Andre Pectin Co., Ltd. The increase has originally been announced last month. With the current … Read the full press release

The Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO, DIA new alliance called Horizon International Services now officially active

PARIS, 6-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The new alliance, Horizon International Services, formed by the major retailers Auchan Retail, Casino Group, METRO and DIA, originally announced in June 2018, has already received the applicable approvals from the competition authorities. The alliance … Read the full press release

Swiss Federal Statistical Office: 0.3% decline in retail sales in January 2019 YoY

NEUCHÂTEL, 4-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The retail sales in Switzerland have seen a slight decline of 0.3% in nominal terms in January 2019 as compared with the same month last year. The data is from the Swiss Federal Statistical Office … Read the full press release

Valio committed to help Finns reduce their excess sodium intake through its Valio ValSa® products

HELSINKI, 20-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — FinRavinto 2017 survey revealed that Finns’ salt intake is still too large, with 86% of women and almost all men, 98%, exceed the daily recommended sodium intake. Valio makes it possible to reduce the sodium … Read the full press release

Coffee and energy drinks can make water molecules in your body fall asleep

THE HAGUE, 19-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the NWO Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam and the ESPCI in Paris have just discovered that both the caffeine and the taurine can slow down the movement of water molecules by a factor 5 and 4 … Read the full press release

TeffLand Introduces New Line of Flour: Improving on Wheat’s Deficiencies With 30% More Vitality

STOCKHOLM, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — TeffLand has launched new lines of grain and flour for the popular Teff cereal. The new products maintain all of Wheat’s advantages and none of its disadvantages. Unlike its Wheat counterpart, Teff flours make for protein … Read the full press release

Nestlé’s Board new nominees: Dick Boer to enhance the Board’s existing FMCG expertise; Dinesh Paliwal brings in-depth knowledge in AI, digital business and the cloud

VEVEY, Switzerland, 14-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Dick Boer and Dinesh Paliwal have just been nominated for election to the Board of Directors of Nestlé as independent members. Dick Boer is the former President and CEO of Ahold Delhaize N.V. while Dinesh … Read the full press release

SGS can now offer FSMA certification for VQIP and FSVP to foreign food importers into the U.S.

GENEVA, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS can now certify foreign food suppliers under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is possible due to the accreditation the company has received from … Read the full press release

Proposals now accepted by NWO’s Science PPP Fund within Chemistry, Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT

THE HAGUE, 7-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Science-wide PPP fund by NWO Domain Science opens for public-private research within the NWO Domain Science. Chemistry (including BBE), Energy, High-Tech Systems & Materials, Agri & Food and ICT are the top sectors open for cooperation between … Read the full press release

RCH Group to Showcase Integrated Selling Solutions at EuroCIS

Innovative POS and cash management systems for stationary or mobile use TREVISO, Italy, 4-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Technology never sleeps – and neither will RCH Group SpA as it returns to EuroCIS 2019, the leading Trade Fair for Retail Technology, which … Read the full press release

New research by Arla Foods finds almost half of people in Northern Europe don’t recognise dairy products as a natural source of vitamins and minerals

Viby J, Denmark, 28-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — New research from Arla Foods uncovers a big knowledge gap when it comes to our understanding about food.  The survey was carried out by the YouGov analysis institute where more than 7,000 CAWI … Read the full press release

The top chefs of the 13th Culinary Cinema at the 69th Berlinale are Haya Molcho, Angela Hartnett, The Duc Ngo, Kiko Moya and Sebastian Frank

BERLIN, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The 13th Culinary Cinema will be held under the motto “A Taste for Balance” from February 10 to 15, 2019. Ten documentaries and two fiction films focussing on the relationship between food, culture, and politics are being presented … Read the full press release

Borealis and SYSTEMIQ welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP, a new initiative to stop plastic waste leaking into the environment

VIENNA, 16-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Borealis and SYSTEMIQ, together with their partners from the Government of Norway, NOVA Chemicals, Borouge and Veolia, are pleased to welcome Nestlé as new strategic partner of Project STOP (Stop Ocean Plastics), a frontline initiative to prevent ocean … Read the full press release

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