Thermo Fisher Scientific’s metal detector meets ‘gold standard’ requirement

UK – Thermo Fisher Scientific, an American biotechnology product development company has unveiled its latest metal detection technology which has met stringent standards set by UK leading retailer Marks & Spencer. The “gold standard” requirements […]

Mondelez invests US$6m in UK research and development center

UK – Mondelez International is investing US$6 million at its Reading Science Centre in the UK to accelerate research and development of new products for various markets. Serving over 150 countries, the investment will support […]

Coca-Cola and Costa launch ready-to-drink Costa Coffee

UK – Coca-Cola and Costa have launched a chilled ready-to-drink (RTD) Costa Coffee, the first product since Coca-Cola acquired the coffee company earlier this year. The coffee product is set to debut in the UK […]

Kellogg’s teams up with UK brewery to create beer from cereals

UK – The Kellogg Company has joined forces with UK brewery Seven Bro7hers to create beer from its rejected Rice Krispies and Coco Pops breakfast cereals. The two have co-created coco based ‘Sling it out […]

Muller targets 25% sugar reduction across its branded yogurt portfolio

UK – Muller UK & Ireland has announced that it targets 25% sugar reduction across its branded yogurt portfolio including Müller Corner and Müllerlight by June 2020. This is in line with Public Health England’s […]

Ocado unveils US$21.6m investment in vertical farming, forms joint venture

UK – Ocado Group has announced that it is investing about US$21.6 million (£17 million) in vertical farming as it aims to become a leader in sustainable vertical farming. The company which is one of […]

Researchers develop high-tech spoilage detectors to replace ‘use-by’ dates

UK – Researchers at Imperial College London have developed high-tech spoilage detectors set to replace the traditional ‘use-by’ dates on food labels in a bid to cut on food waste. The technology uses paper-based sensors […]

Cornelius and Chr. Hansen form natural colors partnership in the UK

UK – Cornelius Group, European leading ingredients company has joined forces with Chr. Hansen to supply the UK and Irish food and beverage market with natural colors. The partnership aims to address health and wellness […]

Waitrose launches packaging-free trial in fight against plastic waste

UK – The leading British supermarket Waitrose has launched a packaging-free trial at its store in Oxford in an effort to reduce plastic waste and its impact on the environment. Customers will be able to […]

Morrisons to introduce plastic-free fruit and veg areas to tackle plastic waste

UK –leading British supermarket, Morrisons has announced plans to introduce plastic-free and vegetable areas across many of its stores in the UK in fight against plastic waste and pollution. It becomes the first British supermarket […]