Tetra Pak launches paper straws for beverage products in Europe

EUROPE – Tetra Pak has unveiled its paper straws for beverage products in Europe as part of the sustainable innovation alternatives to plastic waste and its impact on the environment. The paper straws will be […]

Univar secures deal to distribute Seaweed & Co. products in Europe

EUROPE – Global chemical and ingredients distributor, Univar Solutions has secured a deal with Seaweed & Co. to distribute its PureSea seaweed ingredient products across Europe. The agreement will allow Seaweed & Co. to expand […]

HelloFresh selects Tetra Pak’s sustainable carton packaging

EUROPE – Meal kit company HelloFresh has selected Tetra Pak’s sustainable carton packaging Tetra Recart® for its products in the European markets. The new packaging will be used across the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, […]

Bottled water industry calls for efficient plastic recycling systems

EUROPE – The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has called for more efficient collection and sorting systems for beverage containers to high-quality recycled PET in the EU. EFBW has recommended a step-change in the […]

European Flour Millers elects Gary Sharkey as new President

EUROPE – The European Flour Millers has appointed Gary Sharkey as its new president for the next two years, according to a World Grain report. He succeeds Bernard Valluis who served the flour milling association […]

Coca-Cola to use 100% recycled plastic for its three bottled brands

EUROPE – The Coca-Cola Company and the Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) have announced that its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET) by the end […]

Mondi launches fully recyclable packaging film for thermoforming applications

EUROPE – Mondi Group, Austria-based packaging and paper company has developed a fully-recyclable polypropylene construction for thermoforming applications. The recyclable polypropylene film can be used in thermoforming of flexible films for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) […]

Finnish group Raisio to invest US$51m in new plant-based foods facility

EUROPE – Raisio Group has said that it is investing about US$51 million (EUR 45 million) in a new plant-based food production facility. This is in response to the growing demand for plant-based food products […]

Finland’s Fazer Group to sell food service business for US$538m

EUROPE – Finnish fast-moving consumer goods company, Fazer Group has agreed to sell its Fazer Food Services business to British foodservice company Compass Group for an enterprise value of approximately €475 million (US$538 million). The […]

Beyond Meat signs deal to produce own plant-based products in Europe

EUROPE – Meat alternatives company, Beyond Meat has expanded its partnership with Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat to produce its own plant-based products for the European market. Beyond meat will produce own-brand innovative plant-based meats at […]