Amber Beverage Group secures US$29m in financing to support expansion

EUROPE – Luxembourg-based spirits producer and distributor, Amber Beverage Group (ABG), has secured a €27 million (US$29.99 million) credit facility from Swiss bank, Credit Suisse AG. Amber Beverage said that the proceeds will used to […]

Nestlé to launch Sweet Earth and Garden Gourmet plant-based sausages in Europe & US

USA – Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States through its Sweet Earth and Garden Gourmet brands. Staring March 11, the company will launch in Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible […]

AB InBev signs deal to brew Budweiser with 100% renewable electricity in Europe

GERMANY – AB InBev signed a 10-year Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) with global renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e to purchase 100% renewable electricity for its European brewing operations. Under the deal, BayWa r.e will […]

Puration to begin bottling Everx CBD Sports Water in Europe

EUROPE – Texas-based cannabis infused beverage maker, Puration Inc (PURA) has secured its first foreign CBD beverage bottling contract that will see the company begin bottling its Everx CBD Sports Water in Europe. Puration recently […]

Nestlé to introduce Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Europe

EUROPE – The multinational food and beverage company, Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company plans […]

Platinum Equity in talks to acquire Europe’s Biscuit International

FRANCE – Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles based investment firm, unveiled that it has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Biscuit International, a leading European manufacturer of private label biscuits from Qualium Investissement. Biscuit International […]

Ishida Europe launches advanced multihead weighers with improved functionalities

EUROPE – Food packing equipment supplier, Ishida Europe has launched an enhanced version of its mid-range multihead weighers that offers enhanced performance in the fast and accurate weighing of a wide variety of dry, frozen […]

Arla Foods to develop climate database enabling farmers reduce their carbon footprint

EUROPE – Danish dairy cooperative, Arla Foods is introducing a new Climate Check programme and comprehensive support to all its 9,900 farmer owners in Northern Europe aimed at accelerating their efforts to reduce their carbon […]

Burger King launches Unilever’s plant-based whoppers in Europe

EUROPE – Burger King is launching its plant-based Rebel Whopper in Europe made with patties from The Vegetarian Butcher, a meat-substitute producer owned by Unilever. The Vegetarian Butcher will supply the plant-based patties for Burger […]

Berlin Packaging acquires Novio Packaging to consolidate presence in Europe

NETHERLANDS – Berlin Packaging has secured a deal to acquire Novio Packaging’s northern European plastic and glass business for an undisclosed sum. The deal will significantly strengthen Berlin Packaging’s European plastic offering and enhances its […]