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Beyond distribution: Faravelli connects the dots for NPD

Beyond distribution: Faravelli connects the dots for NPD

5 Jun 2018

Faravelli aims to provide a one-stop-shop for food and beverage companies, connecting the dots from raw materials to finished products, and answering demand for cleaner labels, natural ingredients and improved free-from foods.

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Mintel reports on Asia coffee market

Mintel reports on Asia coffee market

4 Jun 2018

Asia has increasingly been looked upon as a promising region for the global coffee market over the past few years. In fact, the latest research from Mintel shows that Japan and Indonesia are among the world’s largest coffee retail markets by volume.

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Frutarom acquires 51% of Brazil's Bremil

Frutarom acquires 51% of Brazil's Bremil

4 Jun 2018

Frutarom has completed the transaction for the purchase of 51% of the shares of the Brazilian company Bremil, a producer of savoury solutions, for a consideration of approx. $30 million.

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Iced, RTD coffee launches on the rise

Iced, RTD coffee launches on the rise

5 Jun 2018

According to the latest research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), cold coffee has drinkers buzzing, as around one in five (19%) global new coffee launches was iced, ready-to-drink (RTD) in 2017, up from 16% in 2015.

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Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

1 Jun 2018

Arla Foods has announced changes to a number of its corporate Group functions and to its cheese production that could see up to 400 jobs eliminated.

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PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

1 Jun 2018

PepsiCo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods ( Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks.

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Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

31 May 2018

Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete.

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Frutarom reports another record quarter

Frutarom reports another record quarter

31 May 2018

Frutarom has reported what it says is another record quarter. Sales grew by 27.2% to a record $384.8 million; constant currency growth on a pro forma basis of 7.6%, while sales from Core Activities grew by 29.0% to $365.7 million.

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Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

30 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has reported what it describes as a year of progress in profit and cash delivery. The company saw a 13% increase in adjusted profit before tax at constant currency with profit growth in all businesses.

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Nestlé reorganises R&D

Nestlé reorganises R&D

30 May 2018

Nestlé has announced changes that it says further strengthen its research and development operations, which it claims are the largest of any food company worldwide.

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Ancient grains have become household names

Ancient grains have become household names

28 May 2018

Until very recently, few consumers had heard of quinoa – and even fewer knew how to pronounce it. Now, it is one of the most sought-after grains, appearing in over 2,200 new products launched globally in 2017, according to Mintel.

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How clean label ingredients affect packaging

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

28 May 2018

When companies consider ‘cleaning up’ their product labels, they often focus primarily on how to remove or replace certain ingredients – but they should also consider implications for product packaging.

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