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 […]

Tata Global reorganizing to become diversified consumer products firm

INDIA – Tata Global Beverages Limited (TGBL) is looking to restructure its business with a goal of becoming a complete diversified consumer product company. According to an ET Retail report, the beverages-focused group may be […]

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 […]

Unilever unveils wrapper-less ice cream multipack to tackle plastic waste

UK – Unilever has launched new wrapper-less multipack for ice cream, Solero Organic Peach to reduce plastic use in the home. The new pack uses 35% less plastic compared to the original pack and is […]

Tyson Foods launches first plant-based products and new brand

USA – Tyson Foods has unveiled its first plant-based and blended products and a new brand called Raised & Rooted®, marking an entry into the growing alternative protein segment. Under the new brand, the company […]

Mondelez invests US$6m in UK research and development center

UK – Mondelez International is investing US$6 million at its Reading Science Centre in the UK to accelerate research and development of new products for various markets. Serving over 150 countries, the investment will support […]

AAK launches anti-blooming agent to boost shelf-life in chocolates

SWEDEN – AAK has launched cocoa butter-based anti-blooming agent COBAO Pure, which delays migration and heat-related bloom in chocolates. The new cocoa butter product increases the shelf-life of chocolates with between 50% to 400% by […]

Arla develops artificial intelligence tool to predict milk supply

DENMARK – The Danish dairy company, Arla Foods has developed a new artificial intelligence tool which is able to predict the amount of milk produced and supplied by farmers to the cooperative. Arla can now […]

Vivera Foodgroup divests meat business to focus on plant-based foods

NETHERLANDS – Vivera Foodgroup has set a new focus on plant-based food products, following the sale of its chilled and deep-frozen meat products company, Enkco to Dutch Van Loon Group. As part of the sale, […]

PepsiCo appoints Ram Krishnan as Chief Commercial Officer

USA – PepsiCo has appointed Ram Krishnan as new Chief Commercial Officer in charge of the food and beverage giant’s global operations. Ram is currently Chief Executive Officer, Greater China for PepsiCo and will continue […]