June 16, 2024

Month: May 2022

Ishida commits to carbon neutral exhibition stands

Packing line specialist Ishida Europe has committed to a partnership that will allow it to use carbon neutral exhibition stands, in a drive to reduce the carbon footprint of its trade show activity. The company is working with German live communication specialist “mac. brand spaces” in the design and building of stands that focus on

24 May – ‘Eat a Kiwi Day’: Why kiwi?

On May 24th, the nationwide Eat a Kiwi Day in Germany will take place for the seventh time. Here is why it is best to eat a kiwi every day. Kiwis are pure indulgence Especially Zespri™ kiwifruit, because they develop with an optimal ripening time. The SunGold™ kiwi is very popular because of its juicy-sweet

Brazil-Arab countries to boost bilateral trade

The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) joined a delegation from the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Food Supply (MAPA) as they travelled to Jordan, Egypt, and Morocco with the aim of strengthening bilateral ties. Led by Minister Marcos Montes, the group met with representatives from private companies and government authorities to discuss the

How food choices can help the planet

Reshift of global, industrial and individual food choices needed A new book published by researchers at the University of Sydney and Curtin University explores how global food production and consumption are impacting the environment and contributing to emissions, offering a positive, sustainable way forward.  The food choices we make, the way we eat, and the world’s food

IFFA 2022 concludes exceeding expectations

The global meat and protein industry seized every minute of IFFA from 14 to 19 May: for intensive networking, to see innovations and to do business. Sustainable production, automated processes and digitalization in all areas of processing, packaging and sales characterized the range of products at the booths. The high interest in alternative proteins also

Frimesa and SIG’s unique combistyle packaging at APAS 2022

Frimesa and SIG announce the launch of the first combistyle carton packaging in the Americas during the APAS Show 2022, the largest food and beverage trade fair in the Americas. The event which started on 16th of this month will conclude today at the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo, SP. SIG’s unique combistyle carton

FHA Food & Beverage – Asia’s leading F&B trade show to be held annually from 2022

Originally a biennial show, FHA – Food & Beverage will take place annually with immediate effect. This is driven by the industry’s strong demand for a quality annual sourcing platform in Asia and Informa Markets’ commitment to create value for our customers by delivering a high-quality trade event for the Food and Beverage industry. Following the 2022

BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2022: Unpackaged and new packaging solutions

• Exhibitors at BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2022 focus on unpackaged and new packaging solutions Analyzing the value chain for a given product will eventually lead you to the crucial question of packaging. How much is needed? And how little is still enough? After all, foodstuffs need a long shelf life, for example, and hygiene standards

GNT reveals ambitious targets in the food color market

EXBERRY® Coloring Foods supplier GNT has published a major new report that sets out its plans to become the leader in its field on sustainability. Each year, GNT produces more than 11,500 metric tons of EXBERRY® concentrates from edible fruit, vegetables, and plants – enough to color over 40 billion servings of food and drink. To ensure the company

Real-time communication via 5G with Profinet

Siemens at Hannover Messe, Hall 9, Booth D49 – both on site and virtually, from May 30th to June 2nd.  Siemens enables the transmission of Profinet IO via a private 5G network, which allows data to be transmitted in real time for industrial applications. This is made possible by the VXLAN (Virtual Extensible LAN) transmission

Packaging Speaks Green: Now all eyes on 2023 edition

The curtain has just fallen on a successful second edition of Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum promoting the culture of sustainability and circular economy, held in conjunction with Ipack-Ima and Greenplast. As shown by the figures, it was a much wanted and much awaited event: over 400 participants and 46 speakers, including 20 from abroad, enlivened

Arla Foods Ingredients receives positive EFSA opinion

Arla Foods Ingredients has secured a positive opinion on its Novel Food application for Bovine Milk Osteopontin ingredient Lacprodan® OPN-10. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an opinion that Bovine Milk Osteopontin (OPN) is safe for use in infant formula (IF), follow-on formula and ready-to-eat dairy-based meals for children. When this process is complete,

Spirit of optimism: New perspectives for the meat and protein industry

The outlook for the meat and protein industry and its suppliers is positive despite difficult underlying conditions. German production of process technology for this sector rose to a peak in 2021, and exports were also at a record level despite the pandemic. The German butchery trade also reports a high willingness to invest. At IFFA