Fazer acquires Finnish food products company Kaslink

FINLAND – Finland-based food processor, Fazer Group has agreed to acquire Kaslink Foods, a family-owned company specialized in premium Scandinavian food products. Kaslink whose portfolio includes cooking products, drinks and snacks also makes nutritionally rich […]

Kemin’s new vision targets to reach 80% of the world by 2042

USA – Global ingredients manufacturer, Kemin Industries has unveiled its new global vision and logo, targeting to reach 80% of the global population with its products and services by 2042. Kemin says by 2042, when […]

Optimum Nutrition launches plant-based Nature Bites snack cakes

USA – Optimum Nutrition, a performance nutrition company owned by Glanbia has expanded its plant-based range with new Nature Bites snack cakes suitable for vegetarian diets. The new range is a protein-rich product catering to […]

FMCG major Dabur aims to be a plastics waste free company by 2021

INDIA – India’s health and consumer products company, Dabur has set the ambitious goal to become a plastic waste free company by the end of March 2021. According to an ET Retail report, the company […]

China to overtake US as the world’s largest grocery market by 2023

CHINA – China is set to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, overtaking the US which has been benefiting from a strengthening economy. According to the latest statistics from international […]

Nestle launches Materna Opti-Lac to support breastfeeding in lactating mothers

SWITZERLAND – Nestle has launched a new product called MATERNA Opti-Lac to support and protect lactating mothers from risks associated with breastfeeding. The probiotic solution will help them reduce the risk of breast pain and […]

FSSAI proposes ban on junk food advertisements in and around schools

INDIA – The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has proposed a ban on junk food advertisements in and around school premises to protect school children from junk foods and unhealthy eating. This is […]

Uber Eats to begin testing food delivery by drone in the US

USA – Uber Eats, the online food ordering and delivery platform by Uber has said that it would start testing food delivery by drone in the region of San Diego, California as it ramps up […]

EFSA recommends maximum permitted levels of phosphates in food

EUROPE – The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recommended the introduction of maximum permitted levels of phosphates used as additives in food supplements. The EFSA has warned that estimated total intake of phosphates from […]

Layn Natural invests US$60m in new CBD manufacturing facility in US

USA – China based Guilin Layn Natural Ingredients Corp. has invested approximately US$60 million in a new CBD manufacturing facility in the US. The facility is expected to be completed in 2020 with a capacity […]