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Lay’s to Launch Biggest Ever Global Integrated Marketing Campaign

    Lay’s to Launch Biggest Ever Global Integrated Marketing Campaign

Lay’s – the world’s top snack brand – is launching a major global integrated marketing campaign and new multi-dimensional promotional partnership featuring record breaking football superstar, Leo Messi. The campaign

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Arla Foods Unveils New Strategy For Sustainable Dairy Farming

    Arla Foods Unveils New Strategy For Sustainable Dairy Farming

Arla Foods has developed a global strategy for Sustainable Dairy Farming focusing on animals, climate, nature and resources. The new strategy will further reinforce dairy group’s position as a responsible

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A Cracking Deal For Chippindale Foods

    A Cracking Deal For Chippindale Foods

Free range eggs from Chippindale Foods are to be distributed across the North of England after the company cracked a deal to supply the family-firm Booths Supermarkets. On a mission

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Food Safety Focus as Nestlé Opens China Institute

    Food Safety Focus as Nestlé Opens China Institute

As part of efforts to strengthen its food safety research in China, Nestlé has opened a food safety research centre in Beijing. The Nestlé Food Safety Institute (NFSI) will work

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Heineken’s Green Draught System Named Environmental Leader Top Product of the Year

    Heineken’s Green Draught System Named Environmental Leader Top Product of the Year

Heineken has announced that its David XL Green, the world’s greenest draught system, has received the prestigious Top Product of the Year Award 2014 in the Environmental Leader Product &

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Northern Ireland Food Companies Encouraged to Invest in Innovation for Growth

    Northern Ireland Food Companies Encouraged to Invest in Innovation for Growth

Smaller food and drink companies are being assisted by Invest Northern Ireland and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) to grow faster through greater investment in innovative products

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Suntory Acquisition of Beam Nears Completion

    Suntory Acquisition of Beam Nears Completion

The proposed $16 billion acquisition of US-based spirits group Beam by Suntory Holdings of Japan is expected to be completed by the end of April 2014, following approval of the

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AG Barr Outperforms UK Soft Drinks Market

    AG Barr Outperforms UK Soft Drinks Market

UK soft drinks producer AG Barr has acheived a 9.6% increase pre-tax profit before exceptional items, to £38.1 million on turnover up 6.9% to £254.1 million for the 12 months

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UK Food and Drink Exports Return to Growth

    UK Food and Drink Exports Return to Growth

Total UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew by 5% to £12.8 billion in 2013, a welcome rise after a flat 2012, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

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Olympus Automation’s Steam Infusion Awarded £30,000 by Shell Springboard

Olympus Automation has been awarded a £30,000 prize as part of the Springboard competition sponsored by industry giant Shell. The expert panel of judges recognised the potential for Steam Infusion

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Finsbury Food Group is Optimistic

    Finsbury Food Group is Optimistic

Finsbury Food Group, the UK manufacturer of cake and speciality bread, has reported a 5% increase in operating profit to £2.6 million on revenue from continuing operations down 1.8% to

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PepsiCo Named a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company

    PepsiCo Named a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company

PepsiCo has been named a 2014 World’s Most Ethical (WME) Company by the Ethisphere Institute, attaining this accolade for the eighth consecutive year. The World’s Most Ethical (WME) Companies designation

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Nestlé to Cut Water Use Across European Operations by 40%

    Nestlé to Cut Water Use Across European Operations by 40%

Nestlé has committed to making significant cuts to its water use in Europe, reducing water consumption by 40% across its European production sites by 2020 versus 2010 levels. Already, Nestlé

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Tesco Enters Joint Venture with Tata in India

    Tesco Enters Joint Venture with Tata in India

UK-based retailer Tesco has entered into an agreement with Trent Ltd, part of the Tata Group, to form a 50:50 joint venture in Trent Hypermarket, which operates the Star Bazaar

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Pearlfisher helps Blue Bottle Coffee define their New Orleans Iced Coffee carton

Pearlfisher has created a new look for Blue Bottle Coffee’s New Orleans Iced Coffee. Though many iced coffee brands already crowd the shelves, Blue Bottle’s offering is unique. One of

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A Wealth of Exhibitors at The Natural Food Show 2014

Thanks to a 38% increase in food and drink companies for 2014, The Natural Food Show at Natural & Organic Products Europe is set for its biggest ever edition next

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GEA Avapac announces sale of 50th RBF Limited Intervention Bag Filling System for Powdered Food Products

GEA Avapac has announced the sale of its 50th RBF Limited Intervention (Li) bag filling system for powdered dairy and food products. The RBF Li system was developed by GEA

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RSSL Clarify Food Labelling Requirements as Countdown to Compliance Begins

With just 9 months to go until the EU Food Information to Consumer Regulation (FIC) comes onto the UK statute books as the Food Information Regulation (FIR), the countdown to

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Refresco Gerber Pursues Growth in 2014

    Refresco Gerber Pursues Growth in 2014

Refresco Gerber, the European soft drinks and fruit juices group created following the rent merger of Refresco and Gerber Emig, has reported a 3.2% increase in revenue to €1.59 billion

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Cargill Expands its Speciality Cocoa Liquor Capabilities

    Cargill Expands its Speciality Cocoa Liquor Capabilities

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business has made a significant investment to expand its specialty cocoa liquor capabilities in its plants in France and Germany. Philippe Huet, Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate’s

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PepsiCo Opens Snacks Plant in Thailand

    PepsiCo Opens Snacks Plant in Thailand

Emerging and developing markets in the Asia Pacific region continue to represent high-growth opportunities for PepsiCo, and the company continues to invest aggressively to increase its presence in these markets.

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Kellogg Company Named a World’s Most Ethical Company

    Kellogg Company Named a World’s Most Ethical Company

Kellogg Company has once again been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute, an independent research center promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance.

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Cargill Inaugurates €8 Million Expansion of European R&D Hub

    Cargill Inaugurates €8 Million Expansion of European R&D Hub

Cargill has officially inaugurated its newly expanded European Research and Development Centre in Vilvoorde, Belgium. The expansion is the result of a Eur8 million investment in line with the highest

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Nespresso to Enter Colombian Market

    Nespresso to Enter Colombian Market

Nespresso is to start commercial operations in Colombia for the first time, commencing later this year. Colombia is the most

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World Water Day 2014: Europe’s Food & Drink Manufacturers Working Towards Water Sustainability

    World Water Day 2014: Europe’s Food & Drink Manufacturers Working Towards Water Sustainability

With this year’s World Water Day, on March 22, focusing on raising awareness of the inter-linkages between water and energy,

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Barry & Fitzwilliam Wins a Deloitte Best Managed Company Award

    Barry & Fitzwilliam Wins a Deloitte Best Managed Company Award

Ireland’s largest independent drinks distributor, Barry & Fitzwilliam has been awarded the prestigious Gold Standard Award in the Deloitte Best

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Greencore to Develop £20 Million Greenfield Factory in the US

    Greencore to Develop £20 Million Greenfield Factory in the US

UK convenience food manufacturer Greencore Group is to build agreenfieldsandwich manufacturing facility in Quonset, Rhode Island in the USA. The

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Britvic Launches Ballygowan Natural Mineral Water in Great Britain

    Britvic Launches Ballygowan Natural Mineral Water in Great Britain

Britvic Ireland has announced the GB launch of Ballygowan natural mineral water with export of the award-winning bottled water brand.

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WSTA Welcomes Decision to Scrap the Alcohol Duty Escalator

    WSTA Welcomes Decision to Scrap the Alcohol Duty Escalator

The wine and spirit industry is set to save £175 million in additional duty payments following the British Chancellor’s decision

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Darfresh® on Tray Skin Packaging Make a Clearly Visible Difference to Operational Efficiency

    Darfresh® on Tray Skin Packaging Make a Clearly Visible Difference to Operational Efficiency

Combining a revolutionary pre-made tray system with versatile vacuum skin, Darfresh® on Tray is packed with innovation. The key differentiators

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Frutarom Health BU Announces a Move into Omega-3

Frutarom Switzerland Ltd., Health BU Switzerland, announces its entry into the omega-3 market with high quality and deodorized DHA and

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Industry Urged to Provide Clearer Product Information on Labelling

Despite the introduction of a standardised traffic light food labelling system in 2013, consumers want manufacturers, brand owners and retailers

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C&C Group Completes Acquisition of Wallaces Express

    C&C Group Completes Acquisition of Wallaces Express

Beer and cider producer C&C Group has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Wallaces Express, Scotland’s largest wines and spirits

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Superquinn Rebrand Makes SuperValu Ireland’s Second Biggest Grocer

    Superquinn Rebrand Makes SuperValu Ireland’s Second Biggest Grocer

The latest supermarket share figures from Kantar Worldpanel in Ireland, for the 12 weeks ending 2 March, show that SuperValu

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Nichols Lifts Sales and Improves Profitability

    Nichols Lifts Sales and Improves Profitability

UK soft drinks group Nichols has reported a 2% rise in sales to £109.9 million and a 10% rise in

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Snowbird Goes the Whole Hog!

    Snowbird Goes the Whole Hog!

Snowbird Foods has taken a huge step in the sausage manufacturing industry by offering UK customers a guarantee that its

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Food Inspection Trailblazer to Launch Cutting-edge Innovations at Interpack – Hall 17, Stand B52

    Food Inspection Trailblazer to Launch Cutting-edge Innovations at Interpack – Hall 17, Stand B52

Loma Systems, winner of EEF’s Innovative Operating Practices and Processes Award, will showcase a total of seven flagship systems on

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NATECO2 Consults and Proofs Best Practice on How to Benefit from Carbon Dioxide Extraction at Vitafoods Europe 2014

At the Vitafoods Europe show 2014 at Geneve the German extraction service provider NATECO2 gives advice in how to gain

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Sheffield’s Burgeoning Independent Real Ale Sector Boosted by City’s Newest Brewery

Knight Frank has boosted Sheffield’s burgeoning independent real ale sector by finding a perfect home for the city’s newest brewery.

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Tullamore D.E.W. Marks Major Milestone

    Tullamore D.E.W. Marks Major Milestone

Irish whiskey brand Tullamore D.E.W. celebrated St Patrick’s Day 2014 with the arrival of four hand crafted copper stills, in

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Danone Launches New Global Campaign to Revitalise Activia Brand

    Danone Launches New Global Campaign to Revitalise Activia Brand

Danone has launched its largest ever dairy advertising campaign in a bid to revive global sales growth in its Activia

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Tate & Lyle Acquires Leading Chinese Polydextrose Business

    Tate & Lyle Acquires Leading Chinese Polydextrose Business

Tate & Lyle, the global speciality food ingredients and solutions group, has agreed to acquire Winway Biotechnology Nantong, a leading

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Have a Bake – Have a KitKat

    Have a Bake – Have a KitKat

Nestlé Japan has developed a new mini KitKat that can be eaten as chocolate bar or baked. When put in

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Mushroom-derived Technology Takes the Bitter out of Coffee & Chocolate

An all-natural fermentation process using mushrooms to remove bitter and acidic qualities from food ingredients created by food technology firm

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UK Market For Scotch Whisky Shrinks

    UK Market For Scotch Whisky Shrinks

The UK market for Scotch whisky declined by 3% last year at the same time as annual above-inflation excise duty

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Good Year For FrieslandCampina

    Good Year For FrieslandCampina

FieslandCampina has reported a 10.8% increase in revenue to Eur11.4 billion for 2013 driven by volume growth and higher prices.

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Mondelez International Announces Global Commitments to Well-being

    Mondelez International Announces Global Commitments to Well-being

Mondelez International has unveiled a plan to improve the well-being of the planet and its people – from farmers to

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Seminar Sessions Confirmed For Foodex 2014

    Seminar Sessions Confirmed For Foodex 2014

The organisers of Foodex 2014 – the UK’s premier trade event for the food and drink processing, packaging and logistics

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One-stop Shop For Consumables – KIC Krones Expands its Product Range

    One-stop Shop For Consumables – KIC Krones Expands its Product Range

Breweries and beverage plants all over the world are seeking complete-range vendors, to avoid unnecessary interfaces. This also applies to

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Ravenwood Celebrates a Decade as Linerless Labelling Experts

    Ravenwood Celebrates a Decade as Linerless Labelling Experts

Ravenwood Packaging is celebrating 10 years of producing linerless labelling technology during 2014 after breaking through the milestone of selling

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WILD at Food & Drink Technology Africa 2014

At this year’s food & drink technology Africa, WILD presents trendsetting beverage concepts for malt and beer mix drinks, carbonated

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Pacepacker To Offer 20+ Robot Options for Food Handling, Assembly and Packing at Foodex

Working closely with two of the leading robot manufacturers, Festo and FANUC, Pacepacker will launch at Foodex a new pick

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Tullamore D.E.W. Marks Major Milestone

Tullamore D.E.W. celebrated St Patrick’s Day 2014 with the arrival of four hand crafted copper stills, in preparation for the

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Campari Enters Canadian Whisky Category With €120.5 Million Acquisition

    Campari Enters Canadian Whisky Category With €120.5 Million Acquisition

Italian drinks group Gruppo Campari has agreed to acquire Forty Creek Distillery, a leading independently owned spirits company in Canada.

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Strong Growth in Global Performance Nutrition Drives Glanbia

    Strong Growth in Global Performance Nutrition Drives Glanbia

Driven by its two growth platforms, Global Performance Nutrition and Global Ingredients, Irish dairy group Glanbia has delivered a good

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Cargill Introduces Next-Generation of Stevia-based Sweeteners

    Cargill Introduces Next-Generation of Stevia-based Sweeteners

Cargill is introducing its new ViaTech™ line of stevia-based sweeteners, which enable food and beverage manufacturers to achieve optimal sweetness and

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GEA Group Invests in Production Capacity for Confectionery Equipment

    GEA Group Invests in Production Capacity for Confectionery Equipment

The GEA Group is setting the standard – with a multi-million euro investment in a new technology center and the

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New Head of Global Sales, Marketing & Innovation at Carlsberg

    New Head of Global Sales, Marketing & Innovation at Carlsberg

Graham Fewkes (pictured), currently Carlsberg Group’s Commercial Vice President in Asia, is to replace Khalil Younes who, after five years

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