August 19, 2022

Month: December 2021

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

First Global Halal Brazil business forum witnesses over 3,000 participants

The first and biggest business forum on halal, Global Halal Brazil (GHB), organized by the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) in partnership with the Federation of Muslim Associations in Brazil (FAMBRAS Halal) and supported by the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), BRF, Iceport and Portonave concluded recently on a high note in

Fi Europe Innovation Awards Winners

The Fi Europe Innovation Awards announced early this month goes to the following participants: AMEFT wishes a massive congratulations to the following businesses: Clean Label & Natural Innovation Award Bunge Loders Croklaan with Karibon Food Tech Innovation Award Chr. Hansen A/S with Next-generation FreshQ® Health Innovation Award NutriLeads with BeniCaros™ Plant-based Innovation Award DSM with Maxavor® Sensory Innovation Award AAK with AkoBisc GO!

IFE 2022 London: 50% match-funding available for exhibiting stands

DIT, Department of International Trade, has funding available for eligible SMEs wishing to book a stand at IFE, International Food & Drink Event taking place on 21st-23rd March 2022 at ExCeL London.  IFE has been established as the leading food and drink event in the UK for over 40 years. This March will see the biggest gathering of food

Ingredion expands natural flavor modifier portfolio

PureCircle™ by Ingredion launches a new solution that delivers sweet taste at scale, under a natural flavour declaration. PureCircle™ NSF-13 has been developed to deliver the finest sweetness quality, across a wide range of applications including dairy, bakery and beverages. Comprising some of the best-tasting, most sugar-like steviol glycosides, including Reb M, PureCircle™ NSF-13, which

Over 30 partners commit to the use of plastic food packaging

Coalition Food2Food 2.0 includes more than 30 chain partners committed to the circular use of plastic food packaging. On Friday, December 3rd, the kick-off meeting of the “Coalition Food2Food 2.0” took place. This coalition includes more than 30 supply chain partners committed to the circular use of plastic. The focus is on an industrial test of CurvCode, a Dutch innovation for separating

FoodAfrica Cairo & pacprocess MEA, ideal co-events

After showing its presence in the region for the first time with pacprocess Middle East Africa (MEA), newly founded in 2019 as part of the interpack alliance umbrella brand, Messe Düsseldorf is now expanding its commitment with a full cooperation alliance with FoodAfrica Cairo trade fair. An agreement to this effect was signed by Wolfram

New Regional Sales Manager for Alto-Shaam in UK

Alto-Shaam, an industry leading foodservice equipment manufacturer, has appointed Scott Taylor to the newly created role of Regional Sales Manager in the United Kingdom. In his new position, Scott will be responsible for creating and executing sales growth strategies and overseeing customer satisfaction in the UK, as well as providing exceptional support to Alto-Shaam customers

Moro Hub, the largest solar-powered data centre in the Middle East and Africa

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) and Steven Yi, President of Huawei Middle East & Africa, have broken ground for the first phase of the largest solar-powered data centre in the Middle East and Africa, set to be Uptime TIER III-Certified. The data centre will be

For IBS, specific diets are less important than expected

Many IBS sufferers avoid certain types of food and often exclude gluten. However, a large new study from Chalmers University of Technology and Uppsala University, Sweden, does not show a relationship between high intake of gluten and increased IBS symptoms. The researchers did find that a certain type of carbohydrate called ‘fodmaps’ can aggravate intestinal