Nestle’s Osem Group opens US$54.9m Bamba snack factory in Israel

ASIA – Osem Group, Nestle-owned food manufacturer has inaugurated a new US$54.9 million (CHF55 million) Bamba snack factory in Kiryat Gat, Israel, to support the growth of its Bamba brand. The factory is Osem’s third in Kiryat Gat, sits on an area of 16,000 square meters, and will employ about 150 workers. According to Osem,…

Dairy Farmers of America unveils Borden Mozzarella String Cheese

USA – Dairy Farmers of America has launched a new whole milk Mozzarella String Cheese, expanding its Borden Cheese range in the United States. The new product has a buttery flavour and made using high quality, wholesome ingredients that ensures flavourful and nutritious products, well aligned to consumer tastes and preferences. The firm has also…

tna inaugurates new middle east office and training hub in Dubai

DUBAI – Processing and packaging equipment manufacturer, tna has opened a new office and training facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, expanding its services in the Middle East. The new Middle East hub will serve food manufacturers in the region with integrated processing and packaging solutions to meet their everyday applications in food. Customers are…

Chr. Hansen unveils new sweet potato natural red color alternative

DENMARK – Global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen has unveiled the Hansen sweet potato™, a natural red color alternative to carmine and synthetic reds to satisfy discerning consumers. The new vegetable variety from Ipomoea batatas was developed using traditional breeding methods to create the long-sought after vibrant, natural red color for use in food and beverage…

Arla Foods Ingredients develops high-protein supplement for medical nutrition

DENMARK - Arla Foods Ingredients has unveiled a low-volume (100ml) RTD high-protein nutritional supplement for medical nutrition and designed to address challenges in producing high-quality medical beverages. The new prototype contains 10g of protein packed into a 100ml shot to be used by patients in need of high-quality protein in a low-volume nutritional treatment. According…

Nestle India plans upto 36 new product launches as it expects more exports

INDIA – Nestle India, the maker of Maggi noodles and Kitkat has said that it plans to launch upto 36 products in the 2019 fiscal across all categories in the country as it also looks to expand its capacity to serve more overseas markets, reports ET Retail. According to chairman and managing director Suresh Narayanan,…

Coca-Cola European Partners launches line of Espresso Monster coffee drinks

UK - Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has unveiled a new line of ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee drinks under the Monster Energy portfolio as it looks to delight coffee and energy drink consumers with new products. The on-the-go coffee drinks will be available in the UK starting March in a premium ‘touch ink’ black 250ml can. They…

Coca-Cola European Partners expands Monster range with Ultra Blue variant

UK - Coca-Cola European Partners has expanded its Monster Energy Ultra portfolio with a new Ultra Blue energy drink, expected to be available starting March this year. Monster Energy Ultra Blue has a dry, citrus and berry flavour and contains zero calories to suit consumers who want to reduce calories in their diet while getting…

Nigeria’s Chellarams DMK launches new chocolate malted drink

NIGERIA - Chellarams DMK Limited, the dairy arm of Chellarams Plc in Nigeria, has launched the ‘Real Activ Chocolate Malted food drink’ adding to its Real Activ product line. Speaking during the launch of the product, Aditya Chellaram, the Chief Executive Officer, Chellarams DMK, said the product’s unique taste and nutritional profile makes it a…

Kellogg collaborates to test eye-tracking technology in retail stocking

USA - The Kellogg Company has partnered Accenture and Qualcomm to launch a a pilot test that uses eye-tracking technology in a virtual reality headset to determine the best way to stock shelves for retailers. The partnership looks to transform retail merchandising by enabling companies to do market research faster, more affordably, and on a…