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European Food Unions asks for worker support in COVID-19 crisis

European Food Unions asks for worker support in COVID-19 crisis

6 Apr 2020

European food industry unions and employers are calling on EU leaders to take steps to support the 4.7 million food industry workers whose jobs have been affected by COVID-19. The groups' joint letter to the government outlines four proposals that bols...

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COVID-19 negatively impacts Q1 alcohol and dairy sales in China

COVID-19 negatively impacts Q1 alcohol and dairy sales in China

3 Apr 2020

Euromonitor released a report revealing that both alcohol and dairy sales have suffered as a result of the extended quarantine in many Chinese cities during the first quarter of the year.

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Alcohol companies combat COVID 19 hand sanitizer shortages

Alcohol companies combat COVID 19 hand sanitizer shortages

2 Apr 2020

Amid shortages of the topical disinfectant, both local and international distilleries in the United States are repurposing high-proof ethanol alcohol as branded hand sanitizers and donating it to those in need.

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Environmental Working Group identifies raisins as the dirtiest of the “Dirty Dozen”

Environmental Working Group identifies raisins as the dirtiest of the “Dirty Dozen”

1 Apr 2020

Ninety-nine percent of non-organic raisins tested by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pesticide Data Program contained residue of at least two forms of pesticide.

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Study identifies symptoms associated with the “Keto Flu”

Study identifies symptoms associated with the “Keto Flu”

31 Mar 2020

A new study out of Australia has identified the flu-like symptoms that arise as a consequence of following the trendy high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet called the ketogenic diet.

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Chick-fil-A launches bottled sauce for retail and wholesale

Chick-fil-A launches bottled sauce for retail and wholesale

30 Mar 2020

Chick-fil-A is debuting its popular Polynesian sauce and signature Chick-fil-A sauce at retailers in Florida. The success of this pilot will determine whether the company launches its bottled sauce nationwide later in 2020.

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Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Carbonate DC with Gum Arabic

Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Carbonate DC with Gum Arabic

30 Mar 2020

Calcium Carbonate and Magnesium Carbonate as DC granules with gum arabic are newly developed by Dr. Paul Lohmann®. They are designed for direct compression to tablets with neutral taste and a pleasant mouth feeling.

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Beyond plants: Is the future in microbial protein?

Beyond plants: Is the future in microbial protein?

29 Mar 2020

Plant proteins may be among the hottest topics in the food industry right now, but another group of alternative proteins is emerging, based on microbial sources, such as algae, fungi and bacteria.

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Covid-19: Food companies turn to online platforms amid social distancing

Covid-19: Food companies turn to online platforms amid social distancing

28 Mar 2020

Web conferencing and other online platforms have surged amid global advice to practise social distancing as the novel coronavirus outbreak continues. How are food companies making the most of online tools to reach their customers?

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Victory Hemp, AFS to partner

Victory Hemp, AFS to partner

27 Mar 2020

In order to expand the range of products in which hemp grain can be used as ingredients, Louisville Kentucky-based Victory Hemp Foods has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Austin Texas-based Applied Foods Sciences (AFS).

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Hochdorf reports year of transformation

Hochdorf reports "year of transformation"

26 Mar 2020

2019 was a year of transformation for the Hochdorf Group, it says, caused in particular by acquisitions in recent years that did not develop as hoped.

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Novozymes launches lactase enzyme

Novozymes launches lactase enzyme

25 Mar 2020

Novozymes is launching Saphera Fiber, a new lactase enzyme to increase the content of fibres while also reducing sugar in fermented and non-fermented dairy products.

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