Tag Archives: Nutrition

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

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

Royal DSM made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list

Parsippany NJ, US, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, again made Fortune Magazine’s 2018 Change the World list, an annual recognition of companies that have a positive social impact through their core … Read the full press release

Bayer Cares Foundation’s Grants4Impact provides targeted support to social impact pioneers and start-ups in the fields of healthcare and nutrition

Two years’ support for five social impact start-ups in healthcare and nutrition / Visionary entrepreneurs helping to improve millions of people’s lives / Grant for handheld breast cancer screening device developed in the USA and being piloted in Brazil LEVERKUSEN, … Read the full press release

BMW Group and Witzigmann Academy bring the international Eckart Witzigmann Award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment to New York in 2018

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international Eckart Witzigmann Award (ECKART) continues its journey around the world: In 2018, the renowned award for fine cuisine, the art of cookery and conscious enjoyment – named after “chef of the century” Eckart … Read the full press release

DSM to present personalized nutrition at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, 15-17 May 2018

DSM, stand F10, Vitafoods Europe, Geneva, 15-17 May 2018 Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — DSM will welcome attendees to experience the nutrition of the future at Vitafoods Europe 2018, with insights and innovations that will enable customers to capture … Read the full press release

Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products

Villeneuve-d’Ascq, France, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With a view to always ensuring more transparency for consumers, the Bonduelle brand will be displaying Nutri-score labels for all its products. As a pioneer in the field, this commitment perfectly illustrates the group’s … Read the full press release

Societe Generale: Fromageries Bel extends the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility

PARIS, 11-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — On December 21, 2017, Fromageries Bel signed an addendum to extend the maturity of its € 520 million multi-currency revolving credit facility and, on that occasion, chose to include environmental and social impact criteria. The maturity … Read the full press release

Loughborough University: repeated exposure to vegetables at mealtimes worked when trying to improve child’s diet

Parents should not give up on encouraging their children to eat their greens. Leicestershire, UK, 14-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — This is the advice of researchers at Loughborough University who found that ‘repeated exposure’ to vegetables at snack and mealtimes worked … Read the full press release

Newcastle University’s €9m EU project Food4Me to investigate the potential of nutrigenomics, new branch of nutrition focused on how the food we eat affects the behaviour of our genes

Newcastle, UK, 27-10-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Personalised diet plans will not be widely accepted by the public until regulations are in place to protect information about our DNA, new research has shown. Led by Newcastle University, the Food4Me project is a €9 million … Read the full press release

Newcastle University study recommends cutting down on sweet additive to reduce tooth decay

Newcastle, UK, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A study by Newcastle University researchers into the effects of sugars on our oral health recommends cutting down on the sweet additive as part of a global initiative to reduce tooth decay. Since 1990 the World … Read the full press release

UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation awarded EU for its work on the EU Food Facility

Brussels, 17-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Union received today the first ever Jacques Diouf award from the UN’s Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), in recognition of its pioneering work on the EU Food Facility, which has so far improved the … Read the full press release

EU plans to spend unprecedented €3.5 billion between 2014-2020 for nutrition in some of the world’s poorest countries

Brussels, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Union (EU) is to spend an unprecedented €3.5 billion between 2014-2020 on improving nutrition in some of the world’s poorest countries, Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, is expected to pledge tomorrow. Speaking ahead of a … Read the full press release

Syngenta: EU Member States again fail to agree restriction on key crop protection technology

Basel, Switzerland, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Syngenta acknowledged that European Union (EU) Member States for the second time failed to agree on the European Commission’s proposal for a ban on neonicotinoid pesticides. The latest decision should compel the Commission to return to … Read the full press release

Andris Piebalgs: 1,000 days to step-up our efforts towards the MDGs

Andris Piebalgs  – European Commissioner for Development  Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, Climate Justice ‘A New Dialogue: Putting People at the Heart of Global Development’ / Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, We have just under … Read the full press release