Nestlé inaugurates packaging research institute to accelerate sustainability agenda

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has officially inaugurated the Institute of Packaging Sciences, the “first-of-its-kind in the food industry”, to further reinforce the company’s sustainability agenda. Located at Nestlé’s Research facilities in Lausanne, Switzerland, the Institute leverages […]

Bühler partners with Premier Tech to build flexible packaging facility in China

SWITZERLAND  – Swiss technology company,  Bühler Group and Canadian Premier Tech have formed a strategic cooperation for industrial flexible packaging solutions that will see the companies build a design and manufacturing center in China. The […]

Bühler commits to waste and energy reduction in drive to promote sustainability

SWITZERLAND – Bühler, a global food equipment and services company, has committed to reducing energy requirements, water consumption, and waste by 50% in its customers’ value chains. Stefan Scheiber, CEO of Bühler Group made the […]

Bühler revolutionizes industrial milling with new innovative milling system Mill E3

SWITZERLAND – The global milling equipment supplier, Bühler has introduced a new innovative milling system, Mill E3, that brings sustainable solutions to the milling industry. With the Mill E3, Bühler revolutionizes the milling industry and […]

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 […]

SIG Group to invest US$198.65m in constructing aseptic packaging facility in China

CHINA – Aseptic packaging provider, SIG Combibloc Group will be investing US$198.65 million (€180 million) in establishing a new packaging production plant in Suzhou, China. Expected to become operational in 2021, the 120,000 square-metre site […]

Nestle reports 3.5% rise in sales with strong growth in US and Brazil

SWITZERLAND – Nestle’s half year results show 3.5% increase in sales from CHF 43.9 billion to US$45.5 billion (US$45.7 billion), led by strong growth in the United States and Brazil. Earnings per share decreased by […]

Coca-Cola HBC to launch Costa Coffee in ten markets in 2020

SWITZERLAND – Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (HBC) plans to launch the recently acquired Costa Coffee in ten of its twenty-eight markets across Europe next year. This will take the ready-to-drink coffee brand, recently launched in […]

Buhler and Givaudan partner to support food startups in Switzerland

SWITZERLAND – Leading food technology company Buhler has joined forces with Givaudan to support food startups in commercialization as well as scaling up operations. The companies will work to accelerate market access for food start-ups […]

Global spirits companies create World Spirits Alliance

SWITZERLAND – Global spirits companies and organisations have come together to form the World Spirits Alliance, an international trade association representing the interests of the spirits industry. Formed in Geneva Switzerland, the alliance brings together […]