Caldic acquires French food ingredients distributor Arlès Agroalimentaire

NETHERLANDS – Rotterdam-based based Caldic B.V has acquired French distributor of food ingredients and functional additives, Arlès Agroalimentaire SAS, accelerating its ambitions of becoming a leading food ingredient solution provider in Europe. Established in 1914, Arlès […]

Tetra Pak unveils new guidelines on best-practice for yogurt products

SWITZERLAND – Processing and packaging solutions provider, Tetra Pak has launched new best-practice lines for yoghurt products – a suite of expert services which support a wide variety of yoghurt innovations to address growing consumer […]

Ferrero Group to introduce Coca-Cola flavored Tic Tac mints

ITALY – The Ferrero Group is partnering with The Coca-Cola Company to launch limited edition of Coca-Cola flavored Tic Tac mints. The Tic Tac Coca-Cola will be available in the next few months in more […]

Trade costs of non-tariff measures doubles in the Asia-Pacific region

ASIA – Trade costs of non-tariff measures have now more than double that of tariffs in the Asia Pacific region, according to a new report by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia […]

Diageo inaugurates new innovation and research centre in Scotland

SCOTLAND  – Diageo has opened a new £6.4 million (US$8.03m) innovation and research centre in Menstrie, Scotland, which will be home to the company’s science, technology and innovation projects across the drinks industry supply chain. […]

Danish Crown appoints Thomas Ahle as new chief financial officer

DENMARK – The European meat cooperative, Danish Crown has appointed Thomas Ahle as the company’s new chief financial officer (CFO), effective February 2020. Thomas will take over from the Preben Sunke, who will concentrate on […]

Clearly Drinks invests in UK flavored water brand Revolution Waves

UK – Clearly drinks, a Sunderland based soft drink manufacturer has invested an undisclosed amount in flavored water brand Revilution Waves, reports Insider. Revolution Waves was established in 2017 by entrepreneur and former international rugby […]

M&S announces four new senior appointments to strengthen its food business

UK – Mark & Spenser (M&S) has announced four new senior appointments as the British retailer moves to reinforce its food division ahead of the online joint venture with Ocado next year. The retailer has […]

Australian packaging firm Orora to sell its fibre business for US$1.15bn

AUSTRALIA – Orora Ltd, an Australian packaging maker has agreed to sell its local fibre materials business to Japan’s Nippon Paper Industries for A$1.72 billion (US$1.15 billion). The sale of the business is set to […]