Solvay unveils the transformation project of Brussels headquarters

BELGIUM – SolvaY, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, has unveiled the project of its future headquarters, reflecting its transformation into a global leader in advanced materials and specialty chemicals in Brussels. Solvay has selected the project proposed by the consortium consisting of Danish firm will unite Solvay employees in one building with dynamic spaces…

Solvay’s to develop a more robust compression staple system for orthopedic and podiatric surgeries

BELGIUM - Solvay, a leading global supplier of specialty polymers, has announced that its Ixef polyarylamide (PARA) resin delivered the high stiffness and biocompatibility system. The system was needed by Reign Medical to develop its revolutionary new Clench compression staple system, a single-use bone staple kit for orthopedic procedures targeting the hand and foot. According…

Multivac opens the first production facility in Eastern Europe

GERMANY - Multivac, one of the leading providers worldwide of packaging solutions has inaugurated a new production plant in Bulgaria, the first in the Eastern Europe. According to the company, the facility includes a state-of-the-art warehouse and logistics centre, a training centre and an administration building. In addition to the Bulgarian sales and service company…

Nestle Waters certifies its commitment its 100% water stewardship

SWITZERLAND – Nestle Waters, the bottled water division of the Nestlé Group, has certified its commitment to 100% water stewardship by 2025, in accordance with the world’s first global water stewardship standard. Nestle Waters said it would reinforce their commitment to safeguarding water resources for future generations through collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship.…

Coca-Cola reaffirms commitment to create a world without waste

USA - The Coca-Cola company, in collaboration with its bottling partners, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa and Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages has made a re-commitment to tackle the problem of waste pollution. Marking the World Environment Day, the company highlighted its progress in combatting plastic pollution over the years. Through its ‘World Without Waste’ initiative which it…

PepsiCo to launch 100% compostable, plant-based packaging

INDIA - The food and beverage company Pepsico has announced it will be launching 100% compostable, plant-based packaging for its Lay’s and Kurkure snacks products in the fourth quarter this year to address rising concerns around plastic pollution. The launch will enable PepsiCo India achieve 100% recovery and recycling of its plastic waste within a…

Coca-Cola to build US$85m facility in Canada, launches fairlife Ultrafiltered Milk

CANADA - Coca-Cola Canada has announced an US$85 million investment to build a new production facility in Ontario, Canada while it also launches its new fairlife Ultrafiltered Milk in the region. According to the company, the new facility will provide new production capabilities starting with fairlife Ultrafiltered Milk, lactose free milk containing nine essential nutrients,…

Mondelez announces plans to expand sustainable wheat sourcing program

USA - Mondelēz International, an American multinational confectionery, food, and beverage company, has announced its ambition to expand the Harmony program, the company’s sustainable wheat sourcing initiative. This expansion strategy is expected to cover 100% of its biscuit brands in the European Union by 2022, up from 60% of the company’s biscuit production in the…

Bunge opens new wheat milling facility in Mexico

MEXICO - Bunge North America has opened a new wheat milling facility in Del Mayab, Mexico, expanding its reach to customers in Southeast Mexico who account for about 10% of Mexico’s population, reported World Grain. Bunge said the facility’s proximity to the nearby port, Puerto Progresso enhance efficient wheat delivery from the port for processing…

Mars Australia signs 20-year deal to source 100% solar energy within two years

AUSTRALIA - Mars Australia, one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the beverage, confections and petcare industries, has signed a 20-year deal in the country to source 100% of its electricity from solar energy. According to FoodBev, the company which owns brands such as M&M’s chocolate and Extra chewing gum, has partnered with Total Eren,…