Symrise joins KitchenTown Berlin to support creation of a new sustainable food system

EUROPE – Symrise has teamed up with KitchenTown Berlin, a food and foodtech innovation network set up to positively impact the food system, to strengthen the platform’s concept of scaling impact driven and transformational food […]

Heineken appoints new regional Presidents for Europe and Asia Pacific

NETHERLANDS – Dutch multinational brewer, Heineken has appointed Soren Hagh as President of the Europe region and Jacco van der Linden as President of the Asia Pacific region. Soren Hagh will succeed Stefan Orlowski, who […]

Coronavirus crisis spreads to producers in the European dairy sector

EUROPE – The spread of the Coronavirus has impacted the European dairy sector significantly leading to major difficulties in procurement and logistics in the processing industry. According to a recent update by the European Milk […]

Europe plant protein market projected to nearly reach US$10bn by 2027

EUROPE – The Europe plant protein market was valued at US$5.808 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9% during the forecast period 2019 – 2027, to account to US$9.452 […]

There is no evidence that food is a source or transmission route of Coronavirus, says EFSA

EUROPE – Based on experience from previous outbreaks of related coronaviruses, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says that there is currently no evidence that food is a likely source or route of transmission of […]

Arla enters dairy alternative market with new brand and plant-based products

DENMARK – Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives based in Denmark, has entered the dairy alternative market to meet the increasing number of consumers are looking for plant-based products. Arla is initially […]

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has signed the European Plastics Pact, as part of the food and beverage giant’s efforts to achieve 100% recyclable or reusable packaging and reduce the use of virgin plastics by one third […]

Food ingredients supplier Azelis joins global initiative for sustainable supply chains

EUROPE – Global distributor of food ingredients and speciality chemicals, Azelis has joined the global initiative for sustainable supply chains, Together for Sustainability (TfS) to strengthen company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. As a joint […]

European retailer Viva Fresh secures US$10.86m to fund expansion

EUROPE – Viva Fresh, Kosovo’s largest retailer has secured €10 million (US$10.86m) in financing from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support its expansion within and beyond the country. Viva Fresh intends […]

DuPont launches new PowerBake series for the bakery industry in Europe

EUROPE – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched its PowerBake 6000 and 7000 enzyme series, which the company said are tailored solutions designed to help the bakery industry in Europe meet consumers demand for clean […]