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2020

BlueNalu establishes strategic partnership with Nutreco

17-01-2020

Collaboration accelerates plans to commercialise cellular aquaculture globally BlueNalu, a food company developing seafood products directly from fish cells, has sealed a strategic partnership with Nutreco, a Dutch provider of animal nutrition and aquafeed. Nutreco’s aquafeed company, Skretting, is a producer of feeds for farmed fish and an …

Mintel announces four US foodservice trends for 2020

17-01-2020

Research firm Mintel has identified four trends that are set to impact the US restaurant industry in 2020, bringing new opportunities to appeal to diners based on specific dietary and lifestyle needs. Amanda Topper, associated director, foodservice research at Mintel, outlined the trends and what they mean for restaurants in the year …

Editor’s pickBosch Packaging Technology is now Syntegon

17-01-2020

Into the future with new brand and a new mission: Processing and packaging technology for a better life Following the completion of the acquisition by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), the former Bosch Packaging Technology has been rebranded as Syntegon Technolgy. Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and sustainable …

PepsiCo to achieve 100% renewable electricity in the US

16-01-2020

Global headquarters completes solar energy installation Some of America’s favourite snacks and beverages – from Lay’s and SunChips to bubbly, Gatorade and Pepsi – will soon be made using electricity from renewable sources, such as wind and solar. PepsiCo has announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its …

Beyond Meat and Roquette announce multi-year pea protein supply agreement

16-01-2020

Supply agreement reinforces the partnership between the companies, and supports Beyond Meat’s long-term growth in the US and internationally Beyond Meat has sealed a multi-year pea protein supply with Roquette. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately 10 years ago, and significantly increases the …

Editor’s pickAged black garlic goes functional

15-01-2020

Pharmactive’s aged black garlic extract pleases the palate, and can promote heart health. Pharmactive Biotech Products has introduced its new generation of aged black garlic extract for functional food applications and the culinary market, launched under the brand ABG10+. The extract is obtained from fresh garlic that has been aged, a …

CPGs need to adapt to meet growing food demand

15-01-2020

Pack Expo East offers latest solutions and industry education The global food packaging market will approach US$400 billion by 2025, making operational improvements and new equipment critical for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies to keep pace, according to the newly released Trends and Advances in Food Packaging and Processing infographic …

Former Norwegian minister and diplomat joins IFAD as associate vice-president

14-01-2020

Åslaug Marie Haga has joined the United Nations rural development agency, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as associate vice-president of the external relations and governance department. In her new role at IFAD, Haga will be responsible for communications, global engagement, partnerships, and resource …