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Global Brands Drive Anheuser-Busch InBev

    Global Brands Drive Anheuser-Busch InBev

Anheuser-Busch InBev increased revenue by 3.3% to $43.2 billion in 2013 due mainly to a good performance by its Global Brands, which grew by 4.7%, and revenue management initiatives that

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Transformational Year For Greggs

    Transformational Year For Greggs

Greggs, the UK’s leading bakery food-to-go retailer with almost 1,700 retail outlets throughout the country, has reported a 3.8% increase in sales to £762.4 million for 2013, as a result

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Consumers Want Retailers to Back British Farming

    Consumers Want Retailers to Back British Farming

Retailers should listen to their customers and show their support for British farming by stocking more British food, according to the National Farmers Union. A year on from the horsemeat

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Carlsberg Confirms Strong Performance on Environment, Health & Safety

    Carlsberg Confirms Strong Performance on Environment, Health & Safety

Carlsberg Group has launched its 2013 CSR report. 2013 has been a year of consolidating high performance and building behaviour and culture among the 40.000 employees across the group. Highlights

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Vitafoods Europe 2014 – The Home of Nutraceutical Insight

    Vitafoods Europe 2014 – The Home of Nutraceutical Insight

With current consumer awareness of health and nutrition at an all time high, the global nutraceutical ingredients market is expected to be worth $30 billion by 2015. Returning to Geneva

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Speyburn Distillery Unveils £4 Million Expansion Programme

    Speyburn Distillery Unveils £4 Million Expansion Programme

Speyburn Distillery is to undergo a £4 million expansion to double production capacity in response to the rising demand for Scotch whisky globally. The development programme is due to be

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UK Manufacturers Deliver Further Progress Towards Zero Food and Packaging Waste Sent to Landfill

    UK Manufacturers Deliver Further Progress Towards Zero Food and Packaging Waste Sent to Landfill

Results from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) waste survey demonstrate that UK food and drink manufacturers have continued to achieve substantial reductions in the amount of waste sent to

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European Beer Sector Can Help Turn Around Ailing EU Economy

    European Beer Sector Can Help Turn Around Ailing EU Economy

A key report just published by EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and Regioplan reveals that Europe’s brewers can play a critical role in creating employment opportunities for young people, thereby

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Unilever to Sell Meat Snacks Business

    Unilever to Sell Meat Snacks Business

Unilever has agreed to sell for its meat snacks business to Jack Link’s, for an undisclosed amount. The sale includes the brands Bifi, sold in Germany, Benelux, Austria and Switzerland,

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Greencore Strengthens US Presence

    Greencore Strengthens US Presence

UK and Irish convenience food group Greencore has acquired Lettieri’s, a leading manufacturer of food to go products for the US convenience store channel. It operates from a modern, purpose-built

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JD Wetherspoon Begin Irish Expansion with €1.5m Building Job

    JD Wetherspoon Begin Irish Expansion with €1.5m Building Job

UK pub operator JD Wetherspoon will begin building work on its first pub in the Republic on Monday. The Watford-based company plans to spend €1.5 million refurbishing the former Tonic

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Beam Hit Out at Sidney Frank Lawsuit Claims over Cooley Distllery

Beam has hit out at claims made by importing company Sidney Frank that it “sought to destroy” a rival Irish whiskey brand, just days after the group failed to block

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Fluxa Filtri Appoints New Head of Sales and Operations

Following a recent restructure aligned to its growth strategy and to further integrate into the Envirogen Group, Fluxa Filtri the filtration and water treatment specialists announce the appointment of Andrea

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Carmit Targets Global Gluten-Free Market with Luscious Chocolate Clusters

Carmit Candy Industries launches a new line of gluten-free chocolate clusters for healthy indulgence at Natural Products Expo West, Anaheim, March 7-9, booth #571. The new line will be available

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Domino’s Pizza Makes Strong Start to 2014 as Profit Edges Higher

The UK’s biggest pizza delivery company, Domino’s Pizza, said it had made a strong start to 2014 as it posted an expected small rise in annual profit. The company, which

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Founders of FoodCloud Have Broken New Ground in the Redistribution of Surplus Food

According to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, world food production will need to increase by 60 per cent in the coming decades if it is to

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Kerry Group Posts Revenues of €5.8 Billion for 2013

Kerry Group has reported revenues of €5.8 billion for 2013, despite “highly competitive” consumer food markets in the UK and Ireland. The company reported adjusted earnings per share (EPS) growth

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Another Landmark Year For Arla Foods UK

    Another Landmark Year For Arla Foods UK

2013 marked another year of unprecedented activity for Arla Foods’ UK business. Now the largest dairy company in the country with leading positions in milk, cheese, butter and spreads, the

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IFAD and Unilever Sign First Global Public-private Partnership Agreement

    IFAD and Unilever Sign First Global Public-private Partnership Agreement

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and leading global consumer goods company Unilever have signed a public-private partnership agreement aimed at helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers

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WILD on Path to Growth

WILD is expanding its facilities in Berlin and Valencia. These investments contribute to job opportunities and employee retention as well as the future of WILD as these locations are important

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New Smart Phone App Enables Easy Temperature and Humidity Management via Data Loggers

T&D Corporation has developed a free of charge “ThermoWeb” app for Android and IOS that enables users to supervise its TR-7wf series high precision data loggers, which monitor temperature and

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Explore Best Practices in Financial Performance Management with Prostrategy & IBM

Join ProStrategy & IBM on the 12th March at a ‘Best Practices in Financial Performance Management’ Executive Briefing.  Find out how IBM performance management solutions help companies of all sizes

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Carlsberg Group Delivers Solid Financial Performance

    Carlsberg Group Delivers Solid Financial Performance

Despite the challenging economic environment across Western and Eastern Europe, which resulted in a 2% organic fall in group beer volumes, Carlsberg Group managed to achieve volume and value share

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Pressure Cooking For Young British Consumers

    Pressure Cooking For Young British Consumers

As obesity amongst younger people spreads, compulsory cooking lessons are back on the menu in the UK for pupils from

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A Flexible and Compact Palletising Solution

    A Flexible and Compact Palletising Solution

“There are some important changes going on in the field of end-of-line palletising.” Jan de Bruijn, Managing Director at CSi’s

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Paragon Processing Solutions Returns to Foodex in 2014

    Paragon Processing Solutions Returns to Foodex in 2014

Paragon Processing Solutions supply and maintain quality custom made processing equipment to the food industry from the following well known

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New Nespresso System a ‘Game Changer’

    New Nespresso System a ‘Game Changer’

Nespresso is launching a new large-cup coffee system in the US and Canada, aiming to secure a major segment of

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Global Growth Drives Strong Sales and Profit Performance at Arla Foods

    Global Growth Drives Strong Sales and Profit Performance at Arla Foods

Scandinavian dairy co-operative Arla Foods has reported its highest Performance Price ever in its history and an improved balance sheet

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BrewDog and Honest Burgers launch the BrewBurger

UK craft brewery Brewdog have teamed up with Honest Burgers to produce the world’s first commercially available alcoholic burger. Unveiled

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Food Group Danone Eyes Sales Acceleration in 2014

French food group Danone said sales growth would accelerate this year as a recovery in European dairy gathers momentum and

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Mondelez International Details Long-Term Growth Targets and Margin-Improvement Plans

    Mondelez International Details Long-Term Growth Targets and Margin-Improvement Plans

At a recent Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) conference, executives of Mondelez International highlighted the company’s competitive advantages,

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Coca-Cola Achieves 2% Global Volume Growth For 2013

    Coca-Cola Achieves 2% Global Volume Growth For 2013

The Coca-Cola Company has reported worldwide volume growth of 2% for the full year and global value share gains in

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Esterform Enabling Lighter Weight Options for Singletons

    Esterform Enabling Lighter Weight Options for Singletons

According to national UK Statistics, the numbers of single person households are increasing dramatically in Western Europe – and there

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New Show Features at Packaging Innovations

    New Show Features at Packaging Innovations

More than just an exhibition. Packaging Innovations returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 26 & 27 February 2014, with more show

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PA Unveils SkinPAC – A Revolutionary New Pack Format – at Foodex 2014

    PA Unveils SkinPAC – A Revolutionary New Pack Format – at Foodex 2014

At Foodex 2014, Packaging Automation will be launching SkinPAC the revolutionary new pack format for enhanced presentation, preservation and protection

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Ardagh Glass Expecting Bids for Beer Bottle Unit

Ardagh Glass is expecting to receive bids for its Budweiser beer bottle-making unit this week in a deal that would

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WD Meats Moves into Singapore

    WD Meats Moves into Singapore

Meat processor WD Meats has won approval to supply premium steak products to Singapore. WD Meats is the first Northern

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“Taste of Brazil” – Döhler Ingredient Portfolio Opens Up Innovative Food and Beverages

Brazil represents pure vitality, pulsating rhythms, summer and sunshine! The sporting highlights coming up in the next few years, such

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Arla Foods Utilises Westbury to Support Global Business Requirements

    Arla Foods Utilises Westbury to Support Global Business Requirements

Arla Foods UK is supporting the business requirements of the Arla Foods amba co-operative by processing German concentrated skimmed milk

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Northern Ireland Food Companies Meet Export Challenge in Spain

    Northern Ireland Food Companies Meet Export Challenge in Spain

Local Irish food companies are being assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to pitch for export business at Alimentaria 2014 in

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T-Systems Signs Major Deal With SABMiller

    T-Systems Signs Major Deal With SABMiller

As part of a strategic review of its global infrastructure, SABMiller has awarded T-Systems the contract to provide its global

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Denny Bros Introduces Wraptac – The New Print Your Own Multi-page Label

    Denny Bros Introduces Wraptac – The New Print Your Own Multi-page Label

With much more space than a conventional label and suitable for most container types, Wraptac from Denny Bros Ltd lets

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No Lessons Learnt From Horsemeat?

A number of recent news stories have highlighted ongoing issues with food mislabelling and fraud. Recent testing commissioned by West

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Strong Progress By Bakkavor

    Strong Progress By Bakkavor

Bakkavor has once again outperformed the UK fresh prepared food market with revenue growth of 4% to £1.649 billion for

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Disappointing First Year Results at Mondelez International

    Disappointing First Year Results at Mondelez International

Mondelez International has reported its first annual financial results since being separated from Kraft Foods’ North American grocery business in

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Kellogg Announces Global Commitment to Fully Traceable Sourcing Of Palm Oil

    Kellogg Announces Global Commitment to Fully Traceable Sourcing Of Palm Oil

Kellogg Company has announced a global commitment to work with palm oil suppliers to source fully traceable palm oil, produced

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PepsiCo Achieves 2013 Financial Targets

    PepsiCo Achieves 2013 Financial Targets

PepsiCo has reported a 1.4% increase in net revenue to $66.4 billion and a 9.2% improvement in net income to

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Latest Product Innovations From ASPEN at Foodex 2014

    Latest Product Innovations From ASPEN at Foodex 2014

In specialist food processing environments practicality is as important as maintaining the necessary hygienic conditions. Inappropriate working conditions directly affect

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New Hygienic Rooms For Fresh Food Processing

    New Hygienic Rooms For Fresh Food Processing

When maintaining a hygienic environment there are many elements to be considered by a contractor before any construction can begin.

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Taste Ireland Sign Distribution Deal With Australian Retail Giant Coles

Irish entrepreneur Eamon Eastwood has secured a major coup for his Taste Ireland business, signing a deal with Autralian retail

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Food Safety and UV-Cured Printing Inks : RadTech Europe is a Key Information Provider for Brand Owners and Retailers

There is much to be said in favour of radiation-curing inks, as world-leading manufacturers of packaging print equipment – and

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Weidenhammer Deal for A&R Carton Lund and Flextrus is Called Off

A planned acquisition deal between AR Packaging Group and Weidenhammer Packaging Group has been called off. In November 2013, the

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Business Angel Food Syndicate Invests €700k in Elivar

Sports nutrition company Elivar has raised €700,000 from multiple sources, including the HBAN Food Syndicate, Enterprise Ireland and other private

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Puratos Introduces Topfil, Fruit Fillings with Wild Berries

With the new Topfil range of fruit fillings, Puratos introduces the superior taste of wild berries to its bakery, patisserie

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Heineken Increases Irish Market Share

    Heineken Increases Irish Market Share

Despite a decline in the overall Irish beer market during 2013, Heineken Ireland has made market share gains and continues

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Solid Results From Cosun

    Solid Results From Cosun

Agri-industrial co-operative Royal Cosun has achieved a strong financial result for 2013 with almost all business groups reporting higher turnover.

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Further Expansion By Proseal

    Further Expansion By Proseal

Food industry heat sealing specialist Proseal has opened a new factory in the UK. Formed by directors Steve Malone and

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Challenging Year For Heineken

    Challenging Year For Heineken

Heineken has posted a 1.3% increase in 2013 group revenue to €21.3 billion, despite a 2.7% decline in group beer

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