‘The latest print technologies: gimmick or sound ROI?’ is the hot topic being addressed at this year’s BIG Print Debate, taking place on 27th February 2014, at Packaging Innovations NEC.
Print technologies are making packaged products more creative and vivid than ever before, but with 40,000 plus products on sale in an average supermarket, shelf appeal […]
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Food & Packaging
Food & Packaging
5th – 7th
Fruit Handling & Processing
11th – 13th
Tea & Coffee World Cup
Tea & Coffee Processing
11th – 13th
Ingredients & Processing
12th – 14th
Packaging & Converting
12th – 13th
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European Food Manufacturing
26th – 27th
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Food Technology & Innovation
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One of Nestlé’s ‘billionaire’ brands, KitKat, is launching its first ever stand-alone boutique, in Japan. Globally, 650 KitKat fingers are consumed every second and, in Japan, the brand has been the country’s favourite chocolate since 2012.
Its success has been fuelled by the launch of hundreds of unusual and innovative special edition flavours to meet Japanese […]
Anheuser-Busch InBev is to reacquire Oriental Brewery, the leading brewer in South Korea, from KKR and Affinity Equity Partners for $5.8 billion. The transaction returns OB to the AB InBev portfolio, after AB InBev sold the company in July 2009, following the combination of InBev and Anheuser-Busch, in support of the company’s deleveraging target.
AB InBev […]
CHEP, the global leader in pallet and container pooling services, has revealed that its Collaborative Transportation program removed 2.9 million kilometres of truck haulage from Europe’s roads in 2012, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 2,340 metric tons – the equivalent of CO2 emissions from the electricity use of 350 homes for one year – while […]
Mondelez International has achieved Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) coverage for 100% of the palm oil it bought in 2013. This is two years ahead of the company’s existing commitment to cover all requirements by 2015 through a combination of RSPO-certified oil and Greenpalm certificates that support sustainable production.
“Achieving 100 percent RSPO is an […]
Nestlé UK has created a ‘reminiscence pack’ featuring wrappers and packaging from its confectionary archive to help trigger happy recollections among those with dementia or memory problems. The project was sparked by a flurry of queries from care groups convinced that seeing such packaging may help revive positive recollections from the long-term memory.
The pack includes […]
Six Russell Compact Sieve® units enable Nestlé to screen milk powder on finer meshes without compromising flow rates.
With factories or operations in almost every country, Nestlé is the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness company. Since Nestlé first began selling in Chilein 1934, the country now provides one of the highest per capita consumption and sales […]
Food and drink manufacturers that, through excellence and innovation, have helped to lead the UK economy out of the recession will be recognised at Foodex 2014 (NEC, Birmingham, 24–26 March) with the return of the Great British Bounce Back.
The competition will showcase best practice examples from across the industry in a bid to identify those […]
Mintel has announced its expansion into consumer research and trends in Poland and the appointment of two key lead analysts for the region as Honorata Jarocka and Regina Maiseviciute join Mintel’s wider global food and drink expert analyst team. Both analysts join Mintel with extensive professional consumer research backgrounds, including most recently Euromonitor.
Honorata Jarocka joins […]
Marel, the leading global provider of advanced equipment, systems and services to the fish, meat and poultry industries, has promoted Ross Layton to Sales Manager for Great Britain. Heading a team of 6, he will be responsible for sales of all Marel products and systems in the meat, fish and poultry processing industries. Ross has worked in […]
Diageo has announced plans for a £30 million expansion of its Clynelish Distillery in Sutherland, Scotland. In the latest major milestone in Diageo’s £1 billion programme to increase Scotch whisky production, plans have been submitted to Highland Council for the major expansion of Diageo’s most northerly Scotch whisky distillery.
The Clynelish expansion will take the on-going […]
Bakkavor, the UK’s leading fresh prepared foods manufacturer, has appointed Mike Edwards as chief operating officer, UK. He will report to Agust Gudmundsson, group chief executive officer, and will have overall management responsibility for the UK operations.
Mike Edwards, formerly managing director of Meal Solutions, joined Bakkavor in 2001 and became a member of its management […]
Recent food fraud cases, including the sale of horse meat as beef, should prompt the EU to review the functioning of the food production chain, step up checks and revise labelling legislation, says a non-legislative resolution approved by the European Parliament.
The European Parliament voices concern at the growth in food fraud, which it says exploits […]
Unilever has agreed to sell its Royal pasta brand in the Philippines to RFM Corporation, one of the biggest diversified food and beverage companies in the Philippines, for US$47.8 million.
Rohit Jawa, chairman and chief executive of Unilever Philippines, says: “Royal pasta is a high quality brand which I am confident will do well under RFM’s […]