Swiss alternative protein start-up Planted Foods secures US$7m in seed funding

SWITZERLAND – Planted Foods, an alternative protein start-up has secured US$7 million in seed funding to build production capacity and expand into some European markets. Investors in the funding included Blue Horizon Corporation, Hiltl AG, […]

Syngenta to invest US$2 billion on innovative and sustainable agriculture solutions

SWITZERLAND – Swiss-based global agribusiness company has pledged to invest US$2 billion over the next five years on finding innovations specifically targeted at delivering a step change in agricultural sustainability. Through the investment, Syngenta plans […]

Nestlé reorganises waters business, plans to return US$20.1bn to investors

SWITZERLAND – The world’s leading food and beverage firm, Nestlé has announced changes in its waters business and unveiled plans of returning as much as US$20.1 billion to shareholders by 2022 through a new stock […]

Nestle joins multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

SWITZERLAND – Nestle has joined forces with stakeholders in the industry in the creation of a new initiative dubbed “Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley” that seeks to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on […]

Nestlé develops completely plant-based “bacon cheeseburger”

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has developed new vegan alternatives to cheese and bacon, designed to complement its existing plant-based burger patties. This makes it the first food and beverage company to develop and produce all three […]

Firmenich to acquire minority stake in French-based flavor company Robertet

SWITZERLAND – Leading flavors and fragrance company, Firmenich has secured a deal to acquire 17% stake in French based flavor firm Robertet. The swiss company reached the agreement with First Eagle Investment Management to acquire […]

Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]

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 […]

Bühler commits to waste and energy reduction in drive to promote sustainability

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global food equipment and services company, has committed to reducing energy requirements, water consumption, and waste by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group made the […]

Bühler revolutionizes industrial milling with new innovative milling system Mill E3

SWITZERLAND – The global milling equipment supplier, Bühler has introduced a new innovative milling system, Mill E3, that brings sustainable solutions to the milling industry. With the Mill E3, Bühler revolutionizes the milling industry and […]