Bosch to sell Packaging Technology business to CVC Capital

GERMANY – Robert Bosch GmbH, the multinational engineering and technology company plans to sell its Waiblingen-based packaging machinery business to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). Bosch and CVC have signed […]

Kröner-Stärke launches clean label spelt gluten and starches range

GERMANY – Kröner-Stärke, organic starches manufacturer has launched new clean label spelt gluten and starches range for bakery and meat products applications. The Vital Spelt Gluten and Spelt Starches are said to contain no additives, […]

Cargill to invest US$200m in diversifying starches portfolio to wheat

GERMANY – Cargill will invest US$200 million in diversification of starches and sweeteners portfolio at its Krefeld, Germany site to include production of wheat-based products. According to FoodIngredientsFirst, the processing facilities will focus on wheat […]

Multivac acquires bakery equipment manufacturer Fritsch Group

GERMANY – Food processing and packaging solutions provider, Multivac has acquired Fritsch Group, a German based manufacturer of bakery equipment and machines. The deal expands Multivac’s range of solutions in the bakery industry including high-performance […]

Mars to acquire majority stake in personalized nutrition brand Foodspring

GERMANY – Mars Incorporated has announced that it has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Foodspring, one of Europe’s leading functional food and personalised nutrition company. After the transaction closes, the Berlin based Foodspring […]

Bell Food divests its German sausage business to Zur Mühlen Group

GERMANY – The Bell Food Group, leading meat and convenience foods processor has announced that it plans to sell its German sausage business to Zur Mühlen Group, a leader in the meat and sausage industry […]

Buhler launches single-screw extruder for pet and aquafeed industry

GERMANY – Buhler has launched its multifunctional single-screw extruder, PolyOne, for the pet food and aqua feed industry during the VICTAM International 2019 trade fair, reports World Grain. “PolyOne enables our customers to maximize their […]

German government injects US$2.25m in Nigeria’s rice production initiative

NIGERIA – The German government, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, has provided US$2.25 million for the implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in Nigeria. Mr […]

Multivac invests US$19.6m in German meat portioning facility

GERMANY – Multivac Group, leading food packaging solutions provider is investing US$19.6 million (17.5m euros) to build a new meat portioning equipment facility at the Bruckmühl, Germany factory. The Germany factory is owned by its […]

McDonald’s Germany launches vegan burger featuring soy and wheat

GERMANY – McDonald’s Germany has launched its first vegan burger made from soy and wheat proteins, as it commits to meat-free products based on increasing consumer demand. Called The Big Vegan TS, the new burger […]