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MicroThermics uses Virtual Reality to serve clients at a distance

MicroThermics uses Virtual Reality to serve clients at a distance

15 Jul 2020

MicroThermics has created a 3-D virtual trade show platform and several at-distance services for clients to inspect its processing equipment and receive operational and process support, despite Covid-19 travel restrictions.

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Danone rejects claim that its infant formulas contain toxic substances

Danone rejects claim that its infant formulas contain toxic substances

15 Jul 2020

After industry watchdog group Foodwatch released a report last October that aromatic mineral oils (MOAH) were found in 16 infant formula brands, including Danone’s Gallia Galliagest Lactose-free Growing-up product, the French manufacturing giant recent...

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How to formulate medicine that tastes better?

How to formulate medicine that tastes better?

14 Jul 2020

Choosing the right filler-binder can enhance the overall taste and mouthfeel of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. With galenIQ™ you gain access to:

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Coca-Cola to discontinue its Odwalla brand

Coca-Cola to discontinue its Odwalla brand

14 Jul 2020

Coca-Cola is eliminating its Odwalla brand and the refrigerated trucking network that transports these cold fruit beverages. Deliveries of Odwalla will stop at the end of July and unsold inventory will be picked up in August. This move by Coca-Cola wil...

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Sugar Association files citizen petition calling for clearer labelling of sweeteners

Sugar Association files citizen petition calling for clearer labelling of sweeteners

13 Jul 2020

The Sugar Association has filed a US citizen petition to require manufacturers to add front-of-pack disclosures regarding the use of non-nutritive sweeteners – but sweetener suppliers say ingredient lists already give consumers clear information.

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Follow your Heart releases dairy-free feta

Follow your Heart releases dairy-free feta

13 Jul 2020

This month, Follow Your Heart released its Dairy-Free Feta Crumbles Cheese Alternative, the first dairy-free feta cheese option to arrive on grocery store shelves in the United States.

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Gates Foundation leads $45 million investment in crop protection startup

Gates Foundation leads $45 million investment in crop protection startup

10 Jul 2020

Crop protection company Enko Chem announced that it raised $45 million in a Series B funding round led by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with participation from Anterra Capital, Rabobank, Finistere Ventures, Novalis LifeSciences, Germin8 Venture...

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The trade fairs taking place – and those that aren’t: Covid-19 outbreak leads to cancellations and postponements

The trade fairs taking place – and those that aren’t: Covid-19 outbreak leads to cancellations and postponements

9 Jul 2020

As a producer and distributor of plant-based raw materials, Kräuter Mix regularly has its own stand at trade fairs across Germany and Europe. In 2020 too, the company had hoped to present its dried natural products – herbs, vegetables and spices bo...

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Coronavirus information: Food transmission unlikely – Comprehensive safety precautions at Kräuter Mix

Coronavirus information: Food transmission unlikely – Comprehensive safety precautions at Kräuter Mix

9 Jul 2020

Since the first reports of the outbreak of a respiratory disease caused by an infection with a new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan City in China’s Hubei province, Kräuter Mix has been following the assessments and recommendations of the Robert Koc...

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Kräuter Mix is Bavarian Family Business of the Year: The producer of plant-based raw materials wins first place for sustainability

Kräuter Mix is Bavarian Family Business of the Year: The producer of plant-based raw materials wins first place for sustainability

9 Jul 2020

For the eighth time, “Die Familienunternehmer”, a German trade association for owner-managed companies, has awarded its Bavarian Family Business Award. First place in the sustainability category went to Kräuter Mix, based in the Franconian town of A...

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Kräuter Mix ranks among Nestlé's best suppliers: Award for outstanding achievements such as product quality and sustainability

Kräuter Mix ranks among Nestlé's best suppliers: Award for outstanding achievements such as product quality and sustainability

9 Jul 2020

The world’s largest food group Nestlé has more than 11,600 suppliers around the globe. Kräuter Mix from Abtswind ranks among the best in Germany. This was confirmed to Managing Partner Bernhard Mix and Head of Sales Dorell Laudenbach at the Nestlé h...

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Spending on U.S. advertising for sugary drinks increases 26% to over $1 billion

Spending on U.S. advertising for sugary drinks increases 26% to over $1 billion

9 Jul 2020

Beverage companies increased their spending on advertising sugary drinks by 26% to over $1 billion between 2013 and 2018, according to a new study from UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. This increase in advertising primarily targets communit...

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