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Euromonitor: COVID-19 bolsters local food production in the Middle East

Euromonitor: COVID-19 bolsters local food production in the Middle East

17 Apr 2020

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region and other Middle Eastern countries have built a food economy that relies heavily on imports for non-perishable goods. However, due to supply chain constraints engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic, the region has...

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COVID-19 drives surge in online grocery sales

COVID-19 drives surge in online grocery sales

10 Apr 2020

Confinement and supermarket shortages have driven more shoppers to purchase online with NYC-based tech firm Chicory reporting increases in online orders that surpass U.S. holidays, including Halloween and Fourth of July.

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Cycloponics to expand organic farming facilities in French car parks

Cycloponics to expand organic farming facilities in French car parks

9 Apr 2020

A French subterranean agriculture startup launched its first funding round last November and raised almost double the investment that was requested. When Cycloponics launched on Lita.co, a platform for investment in sustainable companies, the company h...

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Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

Campden BRI initiates Listeria survey

6 Mar 2020

Campden BRI has begun an industry survey to gain an insight into how much control the food industry has over Listeria.

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Whole Foods Market predicts 2020 trends

Whole Foods Market predicts 2020 trends

29 Oct 2019

Whole Foods Market has revealed what it believes are the most anticipated and innovative food trends for 2020 in the retailer’s fifth annual trends predictions announcement.

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Innova announces  Top Ten Trends for 2020

Innova announces Top Ten Trends for 2020

24 Oct 2019

Increased consumer interest in the stories behind their food and beverage products and their notable influence on purchasing decisions has resulted in companies increasingly paying attention to storytelling in branding strategies, according to Innova M...

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Egypt and North Africa: A transformed economic landscape holds great potential for food ingredients

Egypt and North Africa: A transformed economic landscape holds great potential for food ingredients

17 Oct 2019

Today, Egypt is home to a fast-growing economy and is quickly emerging as a key hub for regional food exports in North Africa. In just a few years, the country has undergone a drastic economic transformation focussed on restoring the competitiveness of...

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“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley” launches

“Swiss Food & Nutrition Valley” launches

16 Oct 2019

The Swiss Canton of Vaud, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), the Swiss Hospitality Management School in Lausanne (EHL Group) and Nestlé have joined forces to develop and promote what they describe as a global innovation ecosy...

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Survey: quality drives millennial food shopping

Survey: quality drives millennial food shopping

17 Sep 2019

Quality drives millennial food shopping, and they are willing to pay more for it, according to a new Whole Foods Market survey.

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Chr. Hansen: probiotics can help minimise flu cost

Chr. Hansen: probiotics can help minimise flu cost

2 Sep 2019

Chr. Hansen reports that a new health economics study shows that the intake of probiotics can help reduce the cost of flu-like sickness.

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Research: US consumers using food to manage medical conditions

Research: US consumers using food to manage medical conditions

29 Aug 2019

While it is commonly understood that good nutrition promotes general health, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of how their food and beverage choices can help them manage and, in some cases, reverse certain medical conditions, according to heal...

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Scientists make butter from water

Scientists make butter from water

28 Aug 2019

Cornell food scientists have created what they describe as a new dreamy, creamy – and very low calorie – spread.

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