Bühler’s optical sorting technology receives UK’s most prestigious accolade

UK – Swiss technology company, Bühler has received the United Kingdom’s most prestigious innovation award – the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – for its optical sorting technology, PolarVision. The Queen’s Award, touted as United Kingdom’s […]

Crown inaugurates new global headquarters and innovation center

USA – Crown, a global supplier of oilseed extraction technology has opened its new global headquarters and innovation center in Minnesota, US. Built at a cost of US$12 million, the 68,000 square foot facility features […]

AAK snaps majority stake in lecithin producer Soya International

UK – Specialty ingredients supplier, AAK has acquired 80 percent shareholding in Soya International to expand its ingredient portfolio with speciality lecithins. Soya International focuses on the sourcing, processing and distribution of semi-specialty and speciality […]

Food packing machinery manufacturer Ishida opens regional office in Kenya

KENYA – Ishida, a Japanese multinational manufacturer of food packing machinery, through its Birmingham-based subsidiary Ishida Europe has opened a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. The Kenyan office will operate as the company’s regional hub […]

IMCD acquires Matrix Ingredients operations in Singapore and Malaysia

NETHERLANDS – IMCD, a leading distributor of speciality chemicals and food ingredients, has acquired the food distribution business of Matrix Ingredients in Singapore and Malaysia, for an undisclosed sum. Following the transaction, Maxim Ingredients International Pte. Ltd. and […]

Cold storage and logistics firm BigCold gets Food Safety System Certification

KENYA – BigCold Logistics, Kenya’s leading cold storage and logistics company, has received the Food Safety System Certification 22000 (FSSC 22000), becoming the first food storage and transport company in East Africa to get the […]

Novozymes makes organizational changes to deliver on growth strategy

DENMARK – The biological solutions company, Novozymes has announced some organizational changes that will include loss of upto 330 jobs worldwide, as it aims at delivering strong growth. Aligned with the strategy, announced in June […]

Chr. Hansen plans new innovation campus in Denmark to bolster research

DENMARK – Chr. Hansen has entered into a cooperation agreement with PensionDanmark on a significant expansion of its main office campus and research & development facilities in Hoersholm north of Copenhagen. PensionDanmark is one of […]

Bühler partners with Premier Tech to build flexible packaging facility in China

SWITZERLAND  – Swiss technology company,  Bühler Group and Canadian Premier Tech have formed a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions that will see the companies build a design and manufacturing center in China. The […]

Barentz forms JV with SK Chemtrade to accelerate growth in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Barentz International, a leading global ingredient distributor has formed a joint venture with South Africa headquartered raw materials supplier SK Chemtrade Services as it seeks to expand in the market. SK Chemtrade, […]