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Nestlé YOUth program targets 10 million young people

Nestlé YOUth program targets 10 million young people

20 Sep 2017

Nestlé has announced a new ambition for its global youth initiative: Nestlé needs YOUth. By 2030, Nestlé says it will help 10 million young people around the world have access to economic opportunities.

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Virginia Tech researchers identify magic of olive oil

Virginia Tech researchers identify magic of olive oil

19 Sep 2017

A Virginia Tech research team has discovered that the olive-derived compound oleuropein helps the body secrete more insulin, a central signaling molecule in the body that controls metabolism.

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Fermentalg looks to DIC deal to accelerate expansion

Fermentalg looks to DIC deal to accelerate expansion

19 Sep 2017

The contract announced with food colourings company DIC should, the company said, lead to an acceleration in Fermentalg's expansion in the natural pigments market.

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Grupo Bimbo invests $86 million in new Colombian plant

Grupo Bimbo invests $86 million in new Colombian plant

19 Sep 2017

With an investment of $86 million after one year of construction, Grupo Bimbo Colombia has opened a new production plant and distribution centre in Tenjo, in the Cundinamarca Department in Colombia.

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Unilever acquires organic herbal tea business Pukka Herbs

Unilever acquires organic herbal tea business Pukka Herbs

18 Sep 2017

Unilever has acquired organic herbal tea business Pukka Herbs, which was founded in 2001 by Tim Westwell and Sebastian Pole and has now sold 1.5 billion teas.

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Kraft Heinz makes management changes

Kraft Heinz makes management changes

18 Sep 2017

Kraft Heinz has announced management changes with the appointment of Paulo Basilio as Zone President of the United States business, and David Knopf as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

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AHA/ASA launches 'Life's Simple 7' to address cognitive decline

AHA/ASA launches 'Life's Simple 7' to address cognitive decline

18 Sep 2017

By following seven simple steps — Life's Simple 7 — not only can we prevent heart attack and stroke, we may also be able to prevent cognitive impairment,” said vascular neurologist Philip Gorelick.

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FoodDrinkEurope underlines full support for European project

FoodDrinkEurope underlines "full support" for European project

15 Sep 2017

In a letter sent to Commission President Juncker and Vice President Timmermans, Hubert Weber, President of FoodDrinkEurope, underlined the food and drink sector's full support for the European project.

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Nestlé first in foods in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Nestlé first in foods in 2017 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

15 Sep 2017

Increasing the share of renewable energy by using solar panels, spent coffee grounds or wood chips to power its factories have helped Nestlé become No.1 in the 2017 DJSI.

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Solina completes acquisition of Grama Aliment from management

Solina completes acquisition of Grama Aliment from management

15 Sep 2017

Headquartered in Olot, Catalunya, Spain, Grama Aliment is said to be a key player in the food ingredients market in Spain.

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DSM blames ingredient prices for 10% hike in Fortitech premixes

DSM blames ingredient prices for 10% hike in Fortitech premixes

14 Sep 2017

DSM will increase prices for Fortitech Premixes by an average 10% with immediate effect. Existing contracts and commitments will not be affected.

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Bunge pays $946 million for 70% of IOI Loders Croklaan

Bunge pays $946 million for 70% of IOI Loders Croklaan

14 Sep 2017

Bunge is to acquire a 70% ownership interest in IOI Loders Croklaan (Loders) from IOI for $946 million., saying that the transaction expands its value-added capabilities.

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