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 […]

Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]

Conagra Brands to expand innovation center in Chicago

USA – The North American packaged foods company, Conagra Brands plans to build The Conagra Brands Center for Food Design in Chicago to bolster research. The 40,000-square-foot research and development center, located near to the […]

University of Idaho to develop largest dairy research facility in the US

USA –  The University of Idaho in Idoha, Northwestern U.S., will be raising US$45 million in developing the largest and most advanced research center in the US, targeting the dairy and allied industries. According to […]

Chr. Hansen plans new innovation campus in Denmark to bolster research

DENMARK – Chr. Hansen has entered into a cooperation agreement with PensionDanmark on a significant expansion of its main office campus and research & development facilities in Hoersholm north of Copenhagen. PensionDanmark is one of […]

Cargill to open new innovation lab in US to bolster research

USA – Cargill has announced that it will open a new innovation lab in US at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The facility, which according to the agribusiness company will be the home of […]

Nestlé teams up with University of Ghana on scientific research

GHANA – Nestlé Ghana and the University of Ghana have signed a two-year renewable agreement aimed at enhancing scientific research and student practical study in relation to the food and nutrition value chain. The partnership […]

Plant-based foods associated with a lower risk of heart diseases, study shows

USA – Diets higher in plant foods and lower in animal foods are associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in a general population, according to new study by Journal of the […]

Ghanaian varsity develops technology to detect substandard rice

GHANA – The school of Agriculture at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana in collaboration with Queen’s University of the UK has developed a technology that detects substandard rice. The technology seeks to among […]

First US plant-based education centre opens amid growing demand for meat-free diets

USA – The first fully plant-based US nutrition and culinary education centre, the Centre for Plant-Based Living (CPBL) is opening in St. Louis, Missouri. The centre, which comes at a time when demand for information […]