Valeo Foods completes acquisition of Campbell’s crisps business in Europe

IRELAND – Irish food group, Valeo Foods has closed the acquisition of European chips business from the Campbell Soup Company for approximately US$80 million. The acquisition, which was announced in September this year, includes Kettle […]

Berlin Packaging acquires Vidrimon further strengthening position in European market

EUROPE – The American supplier of packaging services, Berlin Packaging has acquired glass packaging supplier in Southern Europe, Vidrimon. The acquisition of Vidrimon marks the fourth transaction that the packaging supplier will close this year […]

Germany plans to introduce NutriScore food labeling system

GERMANY – Germany plans to introduce a national voluntary food labeling scheme NutriScore in the coming year, that will be used to display the nutritional value of food. Despite the model attracting mixed reactions from […]

Kerry Group launches ‘Radicle’ plant-based food solutions

IRELAND – Kerry Taste & Nutrition has launched the ‘Radicle by Kerry’ range of taste, nutrition and functional solutions as the company seeks to offer customers an integrated solution of plant based foods. The Radicle […]

European brewers to include ingredient and calorie counts on beer labels

EUROPE – European beer producer have committed to add ingredients and calorie information on all beer bottles and cans in the EU market by 2022. This follows the recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) […]

Arla Foods introduces new solution to expand global distribution

DENMARK – Europe’s largest dairy cooperatives, Arla Foods has pioneered an innovative, natural, no preservative transport solution for fresh dairy products to enable the dairy giant expand its global distribution network. The technology, which Arla […]

Nestlé invests in organic baby snacks production in Portugal

EUROPE – Nestlé Portugal will be investing up to €40 million (US$44.15 million) in two organic baby snacks production facilities in Portugal to expand its product range. The company will be investing €11 million (US$12.14 […]

Valeo Foods acquires Campbell’s European crisp business for US$80m

EUROPE –  Irish food group, Valeo Foods has entered into an agreement with Campbell Soup Company to acquire its European crisp business for approximately €73 million (US$80 million) Under the agreement, Valeo will acquire Campbell’s […]

Arla Foods reports growth in revenues amid volatile global dairy market

DENMARK – Arla Foods has reported growth in revenues during the six months period ending June 2019 to €5.2 billion (US$5.74bn) despite a period of “rare stability” in the volatile global dairy market. The Danish […]

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 […]