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Greencore Chief Joins Glanbia Board

    Greencore Chief Joins Glanbia Board

Glanbia, the global performance nutrition and ingredients group, has announced the appointment of Patrick Coveney (pictured) as a non-executive director, effective from 30 May 2014. Patrick. Coveney is chief executive of

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EU Member States Comply With Obligations to Downsize Fishing Fleets – But More Can be Done

    EU Member States Comply With Obligations to Downsize Fishing Fleets – But More Can be Done

The European Commission’s annual report on the European fishing fleet shows some progress towards achieving a balance between capacity and available fishing opportunities. However more remains to be done to

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Milk Provides More Nutrition For Less Emissions

    Milk Provides More Nutrition For Less Emissions

Milk is a good choice if you want a relatively affordable food product with a low impact on climate, in relation to its high nutritional value. New research suggests that

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UCD Institute of Food & Health – An International Leader in Food and Health Research

    UCD Institute of Food & Health – An International Leader in Food and Health Research

The Institute of Food and Health at University College Dublin is a major campus-wide initiative designed to develop and conduct world class, multi-disciplinary research into food and health. The Institute

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Arla Foods Ingredients targets lifestyle nutrition opportunity with Lacprodan® DI-­7017

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched its advanced whey protein Lacprodan® DI-7017 into the lifestyle nutrition market for the first time. Lacprodan®DI-7017 is a 100% whey protein concentrate rich in the

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Board Changes at Coca-Cola

    Board Changes at Coca-Cola

The Coca-Cola Company has elected Kathy N Waller (pictured) as executive vice president and chief financial officer, with immediate effect. Kathy Waller is replacing Gary Fayard who is retiring after 20

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New Arla Foods Lab to Bring Cheese to the Chinese

    New Arla Foods Lab to Bring Cheese to the Chinese

Chinese taste preferences and food habits are different to those of most Arla Foods consumers inEuropeand the rest of the world. Arla now seeks to tap into the unique needs

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New Chairman For Kellogg Company

    New Chairman For Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company’s board of directors has elected John A Bryant, the company’s president and chief executive officer, as chairman of the board effective July 1, 2014. Current chairman James M.

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Denny Bros to Showcase Multi-page Labels at The Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference

    Denny Bros to Showcase Multi-page Labels at The Food & Drink Trends & Innovations Conference

A wealth of ideas will be on show at the Food & Drink Trends and Innovations Conference to keep in-store and online packaging concepts fresh, functional and profitable Packaging experts from

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WILD’s innovations for energy drinks -Trendy flavor combinations

WILD offers concepts for innovative solutions in the strong growth market of energy drinks: its products include tart options as well as refreshing thirst quenchers which incorporate energy drinks into

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Frutarom introduces liquid starter cultures

BITEC® Starter LR 1-1000 and BITEC® Starter LR 2 ensure efficient raw sausage production and provide end products with a mild sensory profile Korntal-Münchingen, Germany, April 2014: Frutarom Savory Solutions

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Resilient Interim Performance By ABF

    Resilient Interim Performance By ABF

Associated British Foods has reported a 1% increase in adjusted operating profit to £497 million for the 24 weeks ended 1 March 2014, on group revenues that were 2% lower

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Arla Foods Recognised by McDonald’s as Sustainable Supply Award Winner

    Arla Foods Recognised by McDonald’s as Sustainable Supply Award Winner

McDonald’s has announced its ‘2014 Best of Sustainable Supply’ award winners in a report highlighting how suppliers achieved significant results by identifying opportunities and applying sustainable solutions in diverse places

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Carlsberg Unveils Seth & Riley’s Garage Campaign

    Carlsberg Unveils Seth & Riley’s Garage Campaign

Carlsberg Group is launching a new marketing campaign for its sideways step into the ‘hard drinks’ sector with Seth & Riley’s Garage. The campaign for S&R’s Garage will be launched

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The Intersecting Worlds of the Food Scientist and the Chef – A Workshop at University College Cork, 18 June 2014

    The Intersecting Worlds of the Food Scientist and the Chef – A Workshop at University College Cork, 18 June 2014

The worlds of the food scientist and the chef, once very separate, are becoming increasingly close today, and it is clear that very exciting future opportunities in innovation and product

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8 Million British Consumers Eat Chocolate Every Day

    8 Million British Consumers Eat Chocolate Every Day

Latest research by Mintel on the chocolate confectionery market in the UK shows that nearly one in six (16%) British consumers, equating to around eight million people, eat chocolate every

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Irish Crisp Maker Cracks UK With Tesco Deal

    Irish Crisp Maker Cracks UK With Tesco Deal

Keogh’s Crisps has become the latest Irish company to make it on to the shelves of Tesco UK, opening up a potentially massive opportunity for the Dublin potato farmers. Keogh’s

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Avondale Foods Goes Dutch For Export Growth

    Avondale Foods Goes Dutch For Export Growth

Northern Irish food company Avondale Foods has been assisted by Invest Northern Ireland to win its first European business with a deal to supply supermarkets in the Netherlands. Avondale Foods,

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Sensient Flavors adds value to flavored tea

An innovative coating process of flavored tea leaves creates a new way to deliver flavor, contributing to the “premiumisation” trend in the European tea market  BREMEN, GERMANY — April, 2014

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EC Clears Suntory Acquisition of Beam

    EC Clears Suntory Acquisition of Beam

The European Commission has given regulatory clearance to the pending $16 billion acquisition of Beam by Suntory Holdings. “Regulatory clearance from the European Commission paves the way to complete the

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Highland Spring Enters Flavoured Water Category

    Highland Spring Enters Flavoured Water Category

Highland Spring, the UK’s number one bottled water brand, has launched its first ever flavoured water. Highland Spring Country is a new range of naturally flavoured drinks, blending water drawn

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Welsh Frozen Yoghurt Producer Receives Royal Recognition

    Welsh Frozen Yoghurt Producer Receives Royal Recognition

North Wales frozen yogurt producer, Plas Farm, is celebrating being named winner of the UK’s highest accolade for business success – The Queen’s Award For Enterprise. The Anglesey-based company, which

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Kellogg Company Highlights Donation Of 230 Million Breakfasts

    Kellogg Company Highlights Donation Of 230 Million Breakfasts

Kellogg Company’s just released annual Global Corporate Responsibility Report includes progress against the company’s Breakfasts for Better Days™ initiative to donate 1 billion servings of cereal and snacks – including

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Getting to Grips With Robot End-effectors – A Beginner’s Guide

    Getting to Grips With Robot End-effectors – A Beginner’s Guide

For perfectly understandable reasons, when it comes to pick and place installations for consumer goods, the robotic arm tends to

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New clinically proven Flowens™ opens the door to fresh men’s health opportunities

Avignon, 24th April 2014 – Naturex has launched a natural, clinically proven botanical ingredient that addresses an uncomfortable prostate condition

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Children Who Cook Eat More Greens, Nestlé Study Reveals

    Children Who Cook Eat More Greens, Nestlé Study Reveals

Children who help to prepare their own meals eat significantly more vegetables than those who are not involved in cooking,

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Irish Dairy Board Reports Strong Financial Performance

    Irish Dairy Board Reports Strong Financial Performance

The Irish Dairy Board increased turnover by 5% to over €2.1 billion and EBIT up 25% to €25.8 million in

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Chilli Adds Bite to Devilish Meatballs

    Chilli Adds Bite to Devilish Meatballs

Wonderfully named Devilishly Spiced Pork Chilli Meatballs and Meat Bites are the perfect ingredients for caterers and ready meal and

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Shared Responsibility of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to be Discussed at RSPO Conference – London, June 4th 2014

    Shared Responsibility of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil to be Discussed at RSPO Conference – London, June 4th 2014

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an international multi stakeholder organization and certification scheme for sustainable palm oil, will

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Campari Strengthens Portfolio With €104 Million Acquisition

    Campari Strengthens Portfolio With €104 Million Acquisition

Italian drinks group Gruppo Campari has agreed to pay €103.8 million to acquire 100% of Fratelli Averna, an independently owned

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Golden Cow Creates 23 New Jobs in Northern Ireland

    Golden Cow Creates 23 New Jobs in Northern Ireland

Golden Cow, which is part of Kerry Group, is providing 23 new jobs at Portadown in Northern Ireland with assistance

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Symrise Gearing Up For Further Accelerated Growth With €1.3 Billion Acquisition

    Symrise Gearing Up For Further Accelerated Growth With €1.3 Billion Acquisition

German-based food ingredients manufacturer Symrise has made a binding €1.3 billion offer to acquire Diana Group, a world leader in

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Diageo Bids to Increase Stake in United Spirits

    Diageo Bids to Increase Stake in United Spirits

Diageo is seeking to increase its stake in United Spirits Ltd, the leading spirits producer in India, from 28.8% to

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Heineken on Way to Meeting 2020 Sustainability Commitments

    Heineken on Way to Meeting 2020 Sustainability Commitments

Heineken has published its 2013 Sustainability Report, which outlines the company’s progress toward its 2020 commitments. Key activities and achievements

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Natural and Organic Awards 2014 – Winners Announced

    Natural and Organic Awards 2014 – Winners Announced

The winners of the coveted Natural and Organic Awards 2014 were announced at the recent Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show. Now

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Irish food-tech company raises €900,000 investment

An Irish food diagnostics company AltraTech has raised €900,000 in investment through the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage

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Anuga FoodTec underlines the significance of functional ingredients in the production chain

    Anuga FoodTec underlines the significance of functional ingredients in the production chain

The coming edition of Anuga FoodTec from 24 to 27 March 2015 in Cologne is positioning the theme “Food Ingredients”

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Food and Drink Industry Ireland publishes 2014 Priorities

    Food and Drink Industry Ireland publishes 2014 Priorities

Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII), the Ibec group that represents the food sector, today published its ‘Policy recommendations of

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First Nestlé Milk Product For Lactose-intolerant Children

    First Nestlé Milk Product For Lactose-intolerant Children

Nestlé Mexico has launched the first Nestlé milk product for lactose-intolerant children between one and three years old. Nido Kinder

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Freshways Appoints New Head of Innovation

    Freshways Appoints New Head of Innovation

Freshways, Ireland’s largest sandwich maker has appointed Ian Mullin as its new Head of Innovation. Ian’s primary role will be

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Setting Up the Next Generation Dairy and Nutritionals Processing Plants

    Setting Up the Next Generation Dairy and Nutritionals Processing Plants

By Carsten Juhl Jessen, M.Sc. Dairy Science & Technology, Deputy Division Manager, GEA Process Engineering Soeborg, Denmark Worldwide, the dairy

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The Right Food Grade Lubricant – It Makes a Difference

    The Right Food Grade Lubricant – It Makes a Difference

Effective lubrication of food processing equipment is becoming increasingly important. Manufacturing operations can be expected to run continuously and the

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New premium brand IC engine forklift range offers exceptional value proposition

Jungheinrich has launched a completely re-designed generation of IC-engine powered counterbalanced forklift trucks. The new ‘Torque Converter’ hydrodynamic drive trucks

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Waitrose teams up with ITM Power to produce renewable fertiliser

Supermarket chain Waitrose is stepping up its sustainability drive by joining forces with the Technology Strategy Board and ITM Power

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Linkx Packaging Systems is appointed ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics

End-of-line packaging expert Linkx Packaging Systems has been appointed a ‘System Partner’ by Kuka Robotics. Linkx Systems was selected on

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Thermo King Keeps it Cool and Quiet at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2014

Brussels, Belgium, April 15, 2014 – In order to relieve the overwhelming traffic congestion and improve road safety, debates are

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Dairygold Achieves Record Profits

    Dairygold Achieves Record Profits

Irish dairy co-operative Dairygold has increased operating profit by 33% to€27.3 million in 2013 on turnover up 15,9% to €847

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Stay in Control from Pack to Pallet Marel hosts Packing, Labeling & Dispatch Event in Copenhagen

Labeling and Dispatch Event at their new state-of-the-art demonstration center Progress Point in Copenhagen. Innovative manual, semi-automatic and automatic systems

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ABP first in Ireland to receive Carbon Trust’s Triple Award

    ABP first in Ireland to receive Carbon Trust’s Triple Award

ABP Food Group has become the first company in Ireland to receive triple certification for water, carbon and waste reduction

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Consultancy expands at RSSL

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) has appointed Sarah Marshall as its new Head of Consultancy Business, as a crucial step

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AB InBev Expands in Asia Pacific

    AB InBev Expands in Asia Pacific

Anheuser-Busch InBev has successfully completed the acquisition of Oriental Brewery, the leading brewer in South Korea. The acquisition returns OB

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Nestlé Chairman Taken Ill

    Nestlé Chairman Taken Ill

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, chairman of Nestlé, has been diagnosed with an illness which is curable but requires periodic medical treatment over

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Smarter Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

    Smarter Cleaning Solutions From JEROS

Danish company JEROS specialises in the manufacturing of dish washers, utensil washers, crate washers, conveyor tunnel washers and tray cleaners

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Palsgaard advises on how to achieve success in Asia

Palsgaard, the renowned Danish producer of food ingredients, hosts Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr. Dan Jørgensen during

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Packo NanoPad Seal Works For 2 Years @ 140°C

    Packo NanoPad Seal Works For 2 Years @ 140°C

In April 2011 Packo replaced a pump from a German manufacturer in a milk sterilization unit in one of the

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Irish Whiskey Sector to Invest €1 Billion in Ireland Over Next Ten Years

    Irish Whiskey Sector to Invest €1 Billion in Ireland Over Next Ten Years

The newly launched Irish Whiskey Association has announced that the Irish whiskey sector is set to invest over €1 billion

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Arla Foods Expands UK Milk Pool

    Arla Foods Expands UK Milk Pool

Arla Foods has secured over 150 million litres of owner milk, in its latest recruitment initiative, just months after 1,200

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Diageo Launches New Scotch Whisky in Partnership With David Beckham and Simon Fuller

    Diageo Launches New Scotch Whisky in Partnership With David Beckham and Simon Fuller

Diageo has announced the global launch of Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky, in partnership with global sporting icon David

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