Arla enters dairy alternative market with new brand and plant-based products

DENMARK – Arla Foods, one of the world’s largest dairy cooperatives based in Denmark, has entered the dairy alternative market to meet the increasing number of consumers are looking for plant-based products. Arla is initially […]

Plant-based cheese startup Noquo Foods raises US$3.7m in seed funding

SWEDEN – Noquo Foods has raised €3.25 million (US$3.7 million) in a seed funding to help the Swedish startup accelerate its R&D efforts towards developing plant-based cheese. Founded by Sorosh Tavakoli and Anja Leissner, Noquo […]

Coca-Cola European Partners pilots Einride’s autonomous truck in Sweden

EUROPE – Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has teamed up with autonomous robotic road-riding cargo pod startup, Einride for a sustainable distribution system. Coca-Cola European Partners will deploy Einride’s autonomous, electric transport system to expand in […]

Nespresso partners Swedish firm in recycling of aluminium coffee capsules

SWITZERLAND – Nespresso has partnered with Swedish lifestyle bike brand Vélosophy to produce a stylish bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. Through the partnership, Vaélosophy will produce RE:CYCLE bicycles which Nespresso says is “a […]

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 […]

AAK launches new plant-based portfolio to meet global demand

SWEDEN – AAK, Sweden based producer of value-adding vegetable oils and fats has launched a new portfolio of tailor-made solutions to meet the growing demand for plant-based foods. Called AkoPlanet, the platform provides manufacturers with […]

Swedish distillery partners Microsoft to brew first AI-generated whiskey

SWEDEN – Mackmyra Whisky, a Swedish single malt whisky distillery has in collaboration with Fourkind, a Finnish technology consultancy and Microsoft created the world’s first AI-developed whiskey. Mackmyra’s AI whiskey was developed through machine learning […]

Orkla Food acquires Swedish supplier of bakery ingredients Zeelandia

SWEDEN – Orkla Food Ingredients has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Zeelandia Sweden AB, a manufacturer and supplier of margarine and other edible fats in Sweden. Zeelandia distributes food products […]

Packaging firm BillerudKorsnäs partners Alpla for sustainable paper bottle

SWEDEN – Swedish packaging materials provider BillerudKorsnäs has joined forces with Alpla, an Austrian plastics manufacturer in a joint venture to develop a sustainable paper bottle. The joint venture will be formed in the Danish […]