January 16, 2022

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

Tetra Laval donates 10 million Euros to support UNICEF

Tetra Laval, the parent group of Sidel, Tetra Pak and DeLaval, announced today a 10-million Euro contribution in support of UNICEF’s work to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally. The donation will contribute to UNICEF’s efforts to strengthen global vaccine equity, especially in lower-income countries. Since early 2021, UNICEF has delivered more than 700 million doses of

First exhibition space entirely dedicated to wine tourism

According to the latest Report on Italian Food and Wine Tourism, the number of respondents who choose this form of experience has grown from 21% in 2016 to 55% in 2021. There is also greater awareness in the choice of places to visit, based more and more on natural beauties and on the pleasures of the

Eurochocolate 2022, from 14 to 23 October

Umbriafiere confirmed as location for the autumn edition of Eurochocolate 2022, from 14 to 23 October. The new Saltimbocca chocolate from Perugia is the protagonist of the new communication campaign entrusted to the claim “Happy in a second” After the announced return in Spring, from 24 to 27 March 2022 in the historic center of Perugia, both the traditional

MetaTerrace, the mixed reality lounge-restaurant in Dubai

ColossalBit, a Dubai-based consulting, advisory, design, and development company for cryptocurrency, blockchain, and NFTs, has launched MetaTerrace, a lounge restaurant in the Central Park Towers, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). MetaTerrace is a one-of-a-kind establishment converging the digital and physical worlds, in line with the principle of the metaverse.  Located in the Central Park Towers,

ABC: Orchard experiments and lessons with Donnie Hicks

In episode 16 of the Almond Journey podcast visits with almond grower and Hughson Nut Field Representative Donny Hicks. Hicks manages a small 18-acre orchard, which helps him keep a grower’s perspective in everything he does. Hicks shares how he’s offering up his acreage for experiments in areas such as fumigation, pruning, and subsurface irrigation, and talks

ICA Gruppen applies for delisting

Following a public takeover bid for ICA Gruppen AB, Murgröna Holding AB (publ) (“Murgröna“) announced on December 16, 2021 that the Offer was declared unconditional and that the acceptance deadline was extended to January 7, 2022. On December 20, 2021, Murgröna announced that the Offer has been accepted to such an extent that Murgröna holds

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