Tyson Foods launches new brand that aims to reduce food waste

USA - Tyson Foods, an American multinational corporation, through its Innovation Lab has launched ¡Yappah!, its first brand that will challenge consumers to reduce food wastes. According to the company, the brand name was inspired by a tradition in the South American Andes called “yapa,” which refers to the little something extra a merchant gives…

Kenyan mobile platform that boosts agric sector to showcase at Expo 2020 Dubai

KENYA - Kenyan startup and mobile-driven platform for sourcing fresh agric produce is set to showcase its solutions at the Expo 2020 Dubai, run by organizers of World Expo, an event that introduces the world to innovations including agricultural exhibitions. Selina Wamucii, a GLOBALG.A.P. certified farm sources smallholder fresh produce such as fruits, vegetables, herbs…

Firmenich expands presence in US West Coast to improve customer experience

SWITZERLAND - Firmenich has expanded its footprint in California, United States to offer its customers tailored taste and nutrition solutions, including a unique range of organic offerings. Building on the Group’s longstanding manufacturing presence in California, Firmenich now offers enhanced creation and innovation capabilities with new product development services to customers on the West Coast…

Anheuser-Busch fuels green goals with new hydrogen trucks

USA - Anheuser-Busch, a US-based brewing company, has taken a step towards achieving its 2025 sustainability targets by ordering 800 hydrogen-powered semi-trucks from Nikola Motor Company, which will drastically reduce emissions produced by its dedicated distribution fleet. The company said the trucks will be integrated into its distribution fleet from 2020, and will reduce the emissions…

Bühler improves food safety with digital solutions

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global technology company for plant and equipment materials, has improved its food safety and digital solutions with new designs to make foods safer, to save energy, and to prevent waste. According to the company, the digitalization contributes significantly to its goal of slashing energy consumption and waste in the food chain…

Buhler to unveil digital solutions addressing toxic contamination and food waste

SWITZERLAND - Buhler plans to launch new digital technologies to address challenges in the food processing industry in an attempt to minimize toxic contamination, reduce food waste and increase product quality across the food chain. Digital solutions and services will be offered through collaboration with Microsoft, coming at a time when the food industry is…

Buhler enters hazelnut market with new sorting technologies

TURKEY - Buhler, the Uzwil based Switzerland technology company has launched a new innovation of sorting technologies for natural hazelnuts, marking a new entry into this new market in Turkey. The technology complements other technologies rolled in the US for almond, pistachio and walnut, all aimed at helping processors increase yield while operating at the…

Neogen wins 2018 CFIA innovation trophy with its Listeria detection system

SCOTLAND – Neogen Corporation, which develops and markets products dedicated to food and animal safety, with its revolutionary Listeria Right Now environmental pathogen detection system has won the 2018 CFIA innovation trophy in the food industry technology. The CFIA (Carrefour des Fournisseurs de l’Industrie Agroalimentaire) is an annual agro-food industry supplier fair held in France…

Bühler breaks ground on new Innovation Campus

SWITZERLAND – Bühler has celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony for its Innovation Campus in Uzwil, Switzerland, an investment that is worth over US$51million. The completion of the Campus is expected in early 2019, and will represent Bühler’s commitment to innovation and technology, according to the company. “This innovation campus will reinforce our innovation power and market…

Unilever reports increased growth of partnerships between start-ups and big firms

UK – Dutch-British food major Unilever has reported that collaborations between start-ups and large companies in the food and beverage industry will continue to grow, as they seek greater proximity for innovation to meet changing consumer needs. The report, The State of Innovation and produced by the Unilever Foundry, predicts the corporates and start-ups will…