Coca-Cola bottler pilots robotic technology to deliver beverages in UK

UK – The world’s largest Coca-Cola bottler, Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is piloting robotic technology to deliver beverages to consumers at Altons Tower in the UK.   CCEP Ventures has teamed up with autonomous driving […]

Nestlé expands plant-based range with mince and new-recipe burger

EUROPE – Nestlé is expanding its plant based food range with the introduction of a new ‘cook from raw’ Garden Gourmet Incredible Mince and a new and improved version of its Incredible Burger. The new […]

Cargill to open new innovation lab in US to bolster research

USA – Cargill has announced that it will open a new innovation lab in US at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The facility, which according to the agribusiness company will be the home of […]

Nestlé to invest US$245m in Brazil over the next three years to expand production

BRAZIL – Nestlé SA will be investing US$245.75 million (1 billion reais) in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state over the next three years to expand its production capabilities. Nestlé plans to set up new production lines […]

Biotech crops presenting a solution to nutrition and climate change challenges; ISAAA report

JAPAN – Countries across the world have progressively embraced the utilisation of biotech crops, with this year marking 23 solid years of continuous biotech crop adoption. According to a recent report released by the International […]

British brewers achieve 42% reduction in CO2 emissions within 10 years

UK – The brewing industry in the UK has attained 42%  reduction in total CO2 emissions in the last decade, representing a reduction of 202,952 tonnes- according to new research conducted by the British Beer […]

Nestlé Health Science expands into personalized nutrition with acquisition of Persona

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé Health Science (NHSc), through its USA based Atrium Professional Brands business has acquired PersonaTM in a move that seeks to enable the company expand into personalized nutrition sector. Established in 2017, PersonaTM […]

The Simply Good Foods Company to acquire Quest Nutrition for US$1bn

USA – Nutritional foods and snacking producer, The Simply Good Foods Company has secured a deal to acquire protein snack maker Quest Nutrition for US$1 billion. Quest is a healthy lifestyle food company which sells […]

Amazon opens its biggest global campus in India to enhance investment

INDIA – American online retailer and technology company, Amazon has opened its biggest campus in the globally in Hyderabad, India, as the first Amazon-owned campus outside the US. The 9.5-acre campus will house over 15,000 […]

Icelandic Glacial secures US$66m in funding to accelerate expansion

USA – California based spring water brand, Icelandic Glacial has raised US$66 million in financing, to accelerate the company’s growth in the USA and other markets. The financing includes US$35 million in funding from BlackRock’s US […]