Compostable packaging firm Genera secures US$118m in funding

USA – US-based sustainable packaging firm, Genera has raised US$118 million to expand production of compostable packaging products. The financing round involved backing from WindSail Capital Group, a growth capital investor specialising in sustainability and […]

Symrise expands dry taste solutions with new liquid flavoring line

RUSSIA – The Dutch flavors and fragrances company, Symrise has launched a new production line for liquid flavorings at its Rogovo facility in Russia, expanding dry taste solutions range. The expansion allows the company to […]

Tetra Pak launches paper straws for beverage products in Europe

EUROPE – Tetra Pak has unveiled its paper straws for beverage products in Europe as part of the sustainable innovation alternatives to plastic waste and its impact on the environment. The paper straws will be […]

DSM launches young cheddar and barrel cheese culture

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch bio-science company, Royal DSM has launched a new culture range for young cheddar and barrel cheese. Called DelvoCheese CH-120, the new range is said to be resistant to phage – viruses […]

SIG Group develops aseptic cartons with ASI-certified aluminium foil

SWITZERLAND – Aseptic packaging solutions provider, SIG Combibloc Group has developed aseptic cartons with ASI-certified aluminium foil to meet consumer demand for sustainable packaging. The new cartons were developed in partnership with B-Better®, a start-up […]

DSM and Avril join forces to develop plant-based proteins

NETHERLANDS – Global health and nutrition company, Royal DSM has partnered with the French agro-industrial group, Avril to meet growing consumer demand for plant-based proteins. The companies will collaboratively produce a new protein based on […]

HelloFresh selects Tetra Pak’s sustainable carton packaging

EUROPE – Meal kit company HelloFresh has selected Tetra Pak’s sustainable carton packaging Tetra Recart® for its products in the European markets. The new packaging will be used across the UK, Germany and the Netherlands, […]

DuPont launches new Gellan VEG solution for plant-based beverages

DENMARK – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched new Grindsted® Gellan Veg 200 natural stabilizer for development of innovative vegan and plant-based beverage products. The new solution meets demand for plant-based and vegan diets due […]

Tetra Pak appoints Jonathan Kinisu as Managing Director East Africa

KENYA – Tetra Pak, the world’s leading food processing and packaging solutions company, has appointed Jonathan Kinisu as the new Managing Director for its East African business unit, continuing with its strategy of appointing local […]

GNT launches spirulina Exberry coloring for an intense blue hue

NETHERLANDS – The Netherlands-based food colors are food ingredients provider, GNT Group has expanded its popular EXBERRY® natural colors range with new blue powders derived from spirulina, providing significantly intense color. The new Exberry powders […]