Coca- Cola relaunches Diet Coke in new packaging, adds variants

NORTH AMERICA - The Coca-Cola company has relaunched Diet Coke, its zero calorie beverage brand in North America, following a two-year innovation process fuelled by consumer research and preference for big, refreshing and great-tasting flavors. According to the company, the re-energized and modern Diet Coke has an updated look and sleek new packaging. The company…

Chivita 100% unveils new limited edition packs  

NIGERIA - Chivita 100% has unveiled new Limited Edition packs featuring football stars like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, David De Gea and Anthony Martial as part of its “Breakfast with the Stars” campaign to provide football loving Nigerians a wonderful opportunity to enjoy and share healthy and complete breakfast moments with these stars. A statement…

Tetra Pak launches modular portfolio for food and bev makers

SWITZERLAND – Processing and packaging solutions provider Tetra Pak has launched Intelligent Customisation, an industry-first portfolio that offers full customisation of heating solutions and tailor-made processing solutions for food and beverage manufacturers.​ According to the company, its three new modules, which are based on its leading technologies in dairy, beverages and prepared food processing, can…

Finnish baker introduces insect bread to grocery stores

FINLAND – Fazer, a family-owned company offering bakery, confectionery, biscuit and grain products as well as food and café service has introduced insect bread to grocery stores, for the first time in the market. According to the company, the novel product, called Fazer Sirkkaleipä (Fazer Cricket Bread), is the first hand-baked cricket bread. The company…

Chr. Hansen launches colour range for beverages

DENMARK - Chr. Hansen has launched four new colour solutions for beverages, extending its existing range of CapColors and ColorFruit, in a bid to give beverage manufacturers better choices on colour, performance and costs. The two new CapColors orange solutions utilize Chr. Hansen’s newest patented encapsulation technique to improve the functionality of the natural color…

Bühler Group introduces new digital rice analyser TotalSense

SWITZERLAND - The Bühler Group has introduced a new digital rice analyser TotalSense, which enables the reduction of costs, improvement of yield and improvement of quality for rice processors. As part of Bühler’s digitalization initiative, this innovation features a number of new solutions that leverage the power of Internet of Things (IoT) with increased customer…

Alive Biome launches probiotic drink that delivers live bacteria, vitamins

UK - Alive Biome, a UK based start-up, has launched a new probiotic drink designed to deliver live bacteria, vitamins, and botanicals. The company, which has been co-founded by Brian Crowther, who’s had experience in the sports and nutrition sector, has unveiled two drinks featuring citrus and raspberry flavours, both containing high volumes of probiotics…

Marico enters soup segment, plans healthy snacks too

INDIA - Marico started selling Saffola soups last week, entering a Rs 450 crore (US$70 million) segment that is dominated by Hindustan Unilever and Nestle. The move is part of its strategy to launch healthy, in-between snacks and at the same time, add premium products to its portfolio as it targets a 70% increase in…