January 21, 2022

Zenith announces the biggest buyers and sellers in 2021

Archer Daniels Midland, Berlin Packaging, Bimbo, Culligan, Heineken, JBS, Nestlé, Orkla, Pernod Ricard, Primo and Waterlogic were the most acquisitive companies in 2021, according to the Zenith Global food and drink transactions database, with each responsible for 5 or more takeovers.  Azelis, Brenntag, Diageo, Kerry, Oterra and Saputo all made 4 purchases. No companies 4

OPTIMA: Packaging for the future

At IDEA, OPTIMA is presenting solutions for attractive, sustainable packaging design IDEA will be held in Miami from March 28 to 31, 2022. It is one of the most important industry meetings of the year for Optima’s Nonwovens business unit. Here, visitors will have the opportunity to use a wide variety of materials to design

Sweegen praises new framework on Stevia Technology

Sweegen’s health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia technologies, including Sweegen’s bioconversion. “The new Codex framework is timely as the benefits of steviol glycosides, the sweet component in the stevia leaf, fit into

KHS and Ferrum adopt pioneering role in hygienic machine design

Close partnership strengthened by mutual developmentsKHS filler convincing with its flexibility and resource efficiencyFerrum seamer tailored to customer requirements An increasing number of beverages are being filled into cans worldwide, with the diversity of products seeing a similar increase. It is for precisely this reason that canners make particularly high demands of flexibility and the

Gulfood 2022 to supercharge UAE’s leading role in driving a better future for global food sector

> 27th Edition of Gulfood to Host First City-Wide Campaign with Gulfood Zero WasteWeek > Ecommerce, Technology, Sustainability, Zero Waste, & Plant-based Produce > Drivers to Headline Year’s First Global F&B Sector Gathering > Disruptive Cellular Agriculture Bio-Innovation & Slow Food Trend in the Spotlight > More than 4,000 Companies and Over 200 Industry Thought

Curcumin extract effective for knee pain

Supplementation with Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech delivered clinically significant improvements in knee pain and performance-based tests in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech, LLC, shows positive application in osteoarthritis and reduces analgesic use, a new study demonstrates. Curcugen is a clean, dispersible, highly concentrated, clinically studied curcumin ingredient, fully derived from a

Michelle Bryson named Global Sustainable Packaging Leader

BW Packaging Systems, the packaging equipment arm of Barry-Wehmiller, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Bryson to the role of Global Sustainable Packaging Leader. Bryson will lead the development of a sustainability roadmap for BW Packaging Systems, and collaborate with team members and customers on several fronts, including the usage of responsible materials,

Kerry highlights top flavors for innovation

Kerry’s APAC Taste Charts for 2022 predict the top new flavors for the coming year, as well as profiling mainstream and key tastes. Taste trends are underpinned by proactive health and sustainable nutrition priorities, but also a desire to explore traditional tastes in new formats.  Tastes that offer novelty, over-the-top indulgence and targeted health benefits

Barcelona Wine Week postponed to April 2022

Barcelona Wine Week (BWW), the flagship event of the Spanish wine, has decided to postpone two months and will finally take place in April from 4th to 6th of 2022. The decision has been endorsed by the organizing committee of the event, which brings together the main players in the wine industry in Spain, given

BENEO announces multi-million investment program

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a multi-million investment program for the coming years to expand capacity for its prebiotic chicory root fibre production sites in Pemuco, Chile and Oreye, Belgium. The first step will see more than €30 million invested. The entire program will ensure a significant capacity increase

GEA: Improving chicken product yields

Food processors know that with margins under pressure every dollar counts. Balancing production costs, yields and product quality all whilst keeping consumers satisfied is not an easy job, which is why leading technology provider GEA is launching its Signature Chicken solution in the United States at the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) show

Aurore Vanappelghem, the new Project Director for Synerlink

A trusted supplier of fillers for dairy products, Synerlink, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, announced the appointment of Aurore Vanappelghem as Project Director. In her new role, Vanappelghem leads Synerlink’s project management team and is responsible for evolving the company’s abilities to manage food-filling and -packaging equipment projects in a timely, cost-effective manner. Vanappelghem brings 25-plus

Call to participate in PepsiCo’ Middle East accelerator program

PepsiCo looks to promote sustainable packaging through Middle East accelerator program The Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition is now accepting applications from small businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to help them launch and scale innovative concepts that reduce packaging waste. In late 2021, PepsiCo launched its newest Greenhouse Accelerator with

Register now for Foodex Saudi 2022

An exhibition dedicated to the Food and Beverage market in Saudi Arabia, Foodex Saudi is Saudi Arabia’s leading international trade exhibition. Entering its 8th edition, the event offers a dedicated business platform for professional Saudi buyers from the mass distribution, retail, manufacture, and hospitality sectors. They will have the opportunity to source products from over

AAK shares and votes by the end of 2021

Change in number of shares and votes in AAK AB (publ.)The long-term incentive program for employees (“Warrants Program series 2017/2022:2”)implemented at the annual general meeting on May 17, 2017 has resulted in the number of shares andvotes in the company having increased during December 2021 by 6,000 shares and votes, throughconversion of subscription warrants into

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