Real Foods see growth beyond Africa, launches in Thailand and Netherlands

SOUTH AFRICA – Real Foods Group, a South African healthy, fast-casual restaurant operator, is set to expand its global footprint by rolling out franchises in Europe and Asia. The company, which houses the healthy restaurant […]

Molson Coors acquires stakes in Pardubicky Pivovar and Hop Stuff Brewery

EUROPE – Molson Coors, the parent company of American beer brewer, MillerCoors has acquired stakes in Pardubicky Pivovar of Czech Republic and UK’s craft beer maker, Hop Stuff Brewery. The acquisition is part of the […]

DSM files for EU authorization for new methane-reducing feed additive

EUROPE – Royal DSM has announced that it has started filing for EU authorization for a new feed additive for dairy cows that will reduce methane emissions by around 30%. The new product will help […]

European drinking water cooler organisations mull potential merger

EUROPE – The British Water Cooler Association (BWCA) and the European Drinking Water Cooler Association (EDWCA) are considering a potential merger to form a combined trade association, according to FoodBev. The merger which is expected […]

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 […]