Alfa Laval opens new global innovation & test center in Denmark

DENMARK – Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has opened its Innovation & Test center in Søborg, Denmark, to strengthen the company’s position within food and water sectors. […]

Fonterra partners with By-Health to bolster research on nutritional solutions

CHINA – New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra has entered into a strategic research and development partnership with global vitamin and dietary supplements enterprise, By-Health. The companies will focus on developing nutritional solutions for the health […]

Bühler supports upcoming feed technology center in University of Illinois

USA – The Swiss-based grain and feed processing equipment supplier, Buhler will be availing US$1 million worth of equipment to the University of Illinois to support establishment of the Feed Technology Center. The company will […]

FDA approves use of genetically modified cotton as human food source

USA – The US Food and Drug Administration has green-lighted the use of a genetically modified cottonseed developed by Texas A&M University scientists to be used for human consumption. For the past 25years, the scientists […]

Nestle joins multi-stakeholder initiative to enhance innovation in food and nutrition

SWITZERLAND – Nestle has joined forces with stakeholders in the industry in the creation of a new initiative dubbed “Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley” that seeks to develop and promote a global innovation ecosystem on […]

Diageo inaugurates new innovation and research centre in Scotland

SCOTLAND  – Diageo has opened a new £6.4 million (US$8.03m) innovation and research centre in Menstrie, Scotland, which will be home to the company’s science, technology and innovation projects across the drinks industry supply chain. […]

Chinese dairy firm Mengniu opens Nutrition Institute to bolster research

CHINA – Mengniu Dairy Company Limited, China’s leading dairy producer has opened the Mengniu Nutrition Institute in Beijing to strengthen the company’s research in dairy products and nutrition, reports China Daily. The institute will enhance […]

Bakery and ingredient supplier Dawn Foods opens new digital innovation hub

USA –  Bakery products and bakery ingredients supplier, Dawn Food Products is opening of its first-ever Digital Innovation Hub in Boston, US. The Innovation Hub will play an instrumental role in developing digital solutions for […]

USDA invests in scientific research programme to promote sustainable agricultural practices

USA – US Department of Agriculture (USDA) through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has invested US$77.8 million in research that will focus on sustaining a more abundant, nutritious, and accessible food supply. […]

Crown inaugurates new global headquarters and innovation center

USA – Crown, a global supplier of oilseed extraction technology has opened its new global headquarters and innovation center in Minnesota, US. Built at a cost of US$12 million, the 68,000 square foot facility features […]