Kerry commits US$1.14m to improve food & nutrition security in West Africa

NIGER - The public food company, Kerry Group has unveiled a US$1.14 million (€1 million) commitment to improve food security, nutrition and the overall livelihoods in the Tahoua Region of Niger. The four-year project supported by Kerry Group, will be implemented by leading international NGO, Concern Worldwide and brings RAIN (Realigning Agriculture to Improve Nutrition)…

Kerry officially opens first production plant in Moscow

RUSSIA - Kerry, the global taste and nutrition company, are delighted to announce the opening of its first plant in Russia yesterday, in the Istra district of Moscow. According to the company, the new production and warehouse complex occupies a site covering more than 7,000 square meters and employs over 50 people. Production begins immediately…

71% of US consumers now read sugar content labels, Kerry says

USA – Kerry, a leader in global food ingredients, has released the findings of new clean label research on sweetening agents which reveals that 71% of US consumers now read the label for sugar content. According to FoodingredientsFirst, the company added that almost half of people surveyed also wanted to cut down their sugar consumption.…

Kerry company cheese consumer demand shifts towards craft and artisan products

IRELAND - Kerry Taste & Nutrition, a leader in global food ingredients, has reported that its consumer demand in the cheese snack category is shifting towards craft and artisan products that are closely linked to real cheese and simple ingredients. The company said that larger and more established brands are losing market share and shelf…

Kerry celebrates US$28.6m expansion of new facility in Minnesota

USA - Taste & Nutrition Company, Kerry, is celebrating the US$28.6 million expansion of its facility in Rochester, Minnesota, a project which increases manufacturing capacity at the state-of-the-art facility. FoodingredientsFirst also reported that the expansion includes the addition of a new spray dryer and two 10,000 gallon dryer feed tanks. Kerry’s Rochester facility produces naturally-derived…

Kerry publishes research study on clean label

USA - Kerry has published a report, following a consumer research study, focusing on clean label, discovering and building a wealth of information about consumer perception of clean label. According to FoodIngredientsFirst, by surveying over 700 consumers, Kerry has understood the approaches of consumers to clean label, which includes the dos and don’ts of ingredients.…

Kerry Group buys US-based probiotics company Ganeden

IRELAND – Kerry Group, the Irish consumer foods and ingredients group, has confirmed the acquisition of US-based tech company Ganeden, Ganeden is a tech innovation company, which focuses on patented probiotics and related technologies, with more than 135 patents for technologies in the supplement, food, beverage, nutrition and personal care markets, based in Cleveland. It…