December 4, 2023

Month: July 2023

Climate protection: Krones clearly sets out all relevant information

Krones has big plans regarding sustainability, as it demonstrated to striking effect at the drinktec 2022. As a supplier to the international food and beverage industry, the company has a responsibility to help solve three of humankind’s greatest challenges: firstly to supply the growing world population with affordable, sustainably produced food and drink; secondly to

EPTA sparks the tase of promotions with the new COSTAN branded SPICES range

The world of retail is evolving hand in hand with consumer lifestyles and the socio-economic scene. In this sense, a study conducted by Deloitte regarding consumer needs in 2023 reveals how they prefer foods that can contribute to physical and mental well-being. A quest for gratification that is reflected in a growing demand for healthy

What is drupa? Far more than just a tradeshow!

Over the last 20 years, the way to engage with customers across the entire sales-cycle has evolved beyond recognition. New technologies have enabled things that simply were not possible before and this process continues. Traditional customer touchpoints are being challenged, even replaced, as the mix of engagement activities becomes more complex and sophisticated. So here

Dubai Municipality inaugurates Bloom Market dedicated for vegetables and fruits

His Excellency Dawoud Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, has officially inaugurated today “Bloom Market”, an integrated area for selling and purchasing vegetables and fruits. The market, located at Dubai Fruit and Vegetable Market, extends over 66 thousand square meters, providing an ideal environment to preserve the quality and safety of the products. The

New exhibition director for BIOFACH

Steffen Waris takes over as event director of BIOFACH, reinforcing Danila Brunner, who retains overall responsibility for the trade fair duo BIOFACH and VIVANESS. There are new developments at BIOFACH, World Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food. In July 2023, Steffen Waris took on the role of Exhibition Director for the trade fair, reinforcing the

GEA supplies HEINEKEN UK with heat pump solution for the Manchester site

GEA supplies its long-term customer HEINEKEN UK with a low-carbon heat network for its Manchester brewery. This is in support of HEINEKEN’s global ambition to reach net zero across its production sites (scopes 1 and 2) by 2030. The Manchester brewery produces about 400 million liters of Heineken®, Birra Moretti and Foster’s beer per year.

‘Seeds for Bees’ to increase sustainability

Seeds for Bees encourages using cover crops to increase the density, diversity, and duration of bee forage in California orchards, farms, and vineyards, while improving soil health.  The seed mixes available through Seeds for Bees are designed to bloom at critical times of the year when natural forage is scarce but managed and native bees are

75% of customers prefer live chat with customer care

Embracing live chat agents as a crucial component of their customer service strategy, 79% of businesses reported a positive effect on sales, revenue, and customer loyalty Recent studies reveal a significant shift in customer preferences, with75% of customers prefer live chat as their primary communication channel with customerservice representatives. As per Forrester, 30% of customers

German chef among the finalists of the World Paella Day CUP 2023

On September 20th, twelve international chefs will compete for the trophy for the best paella in the world. To do this, they will travel to Valencia in September to experience a unique paella culture experience on the World Paella Day Stage. For the first time, a German chef is among the finalists. The countdown to


The food and beverage ingredient industry’s most celebrated startup awards return to Fi Europe in 2023 Entries are now live for the 2023 Fi Europe Startup Innovation Challenge, giving innovators a rare opportunity to take their concepts to the next level. Now in its eighth edition, the awards programme champions innovation in food and beverage

GEA bundles and modernizes spare parts supply in new logistics center

A new logistics center is currently being built in Sehnde near Hanover, Germany, for the supply of spare parts for all plants and components of GEA’s Separation & Flow Technologies Division (SFT). Together with the new partner Kuehne+Nagel, the focus is on state-of-the-art automated storage systems, maximum flexibility and sustainability. The logistics center is scheduled

70 years of Hassia – a success story

On the occasion of the company’s 70thanniversary, Hassia Verpackungsmaschinen GmbH in Ranstadt organised an open day for all employees, pensioners and the public on 8th July 2023. The company’s anniversary was to be taken as an opportunity to show the public what it means to package food. From the left tot he right: Thomas Becker