PepsiCo to hire 6, 000 new employees and provide US$11m to COVID-19 affected communities

USA – Amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, PepsiCo has reinforced its strategies to ensure business continuity while contributing to mitigation efforts aimed at curbing the spread an impact of the disease in the US. […]

Heineken signs deal to operate Spain breweries using 100% renewable electricity

SPAIN – Heineken Spain has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with energy supplier, Iberdrola, to supply all its four Spain breweries and offices with 100% renewable electricity. The agreement by the two companies […]

Nestlé sells 60% stake in packaged meat business Herta, creates joint venture

SPAIN – Nestlé has agreed to sell a 60% stake of its packaged meat business, Herta to Casa Tarradellas and create a joint venture with the Spanish food company. Nestle will subsequently hold a 40% […]

Danone Waters Spain bags B Corp certification, commits to be carbon neutral by 2030

SPAIN – Danone has unveiled that its water brands in Spain, Font Vella and Lanjarón have received the B Corp certification, becoming the first brands in the natural mineral water sector in Spain and Europe […]

Ebro Foods to invest US$165m in securing further sustainable growth

SPAIN – Ebro Foods will be investing more than €150 million (US$165m) in implementing the company’s recently launched global sustainability plan, the ‘RUMBO A 2030’, with the aim of continuing to grow its sustainably efforts. […]

Irish dairy company Ornua opens US$33m cheese production facility in Spain

SPAIN – Ornua, an Irish dairy firm has opened a €30 million (US$33.39m) cheese production facility in Ávila, Spain to greatly enhance Ornua’s pizza cheese making capacity and capability while securing its position as a […]

Lactalis Group sign renewable energy deal for its factories in Spain

SPAIN – The French dairy company, Lactalis Group has signed a nine-year renewable power purchase agreement with Engie Spain to supply energy to its facilities in Spain. Under the agreement, Engie will supply renewable electricity […]

Refresco forms strategic partnership with PepsiCo in Spain

SPAIN – Soft drinks bottler, Refresco has reached a strategic agreement with PepsiCo for the production of part of the PepsiCo beverages in Spain, effective 1st November 2019.  Under the agreement, PepsiCo will transfer two […]

Berlin Packaging acquires Vidrimon further strengthening position in European market

EUROPE – The American supplier of packaging services, Berlin Packaging has acquired glass packaging supplier in Southern Europe, Vidrimon. The acquisition of Vidrimon marks the fourth transaction that the packaging supplier will close this year […]