May 21, 2024


Demand for recyclability driving US beverage manufacturers to switch to rPET bottles, says GlobalData

There is a growing demand for products packaged in recyclable packaging among consumers, especially in developed economies. Considering this, beverage manufacturers in the US are increasingly shifting from polyethylene terephthalate (PET) to recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) bottles to help lower carbon emissions and advance the circular economy, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

Vegetarians can’t get no satisfaction

The number of vegetarians satisfied with the choice of food products available to them has suffered a dramatic decline, according to the findings of new research commissioned by Ingredient Communications. The online poll of 1,000 consumers in the USA and UK1 found that the net satisfaction rate2 among vegetarians was +8%. This was a significant

New and proven tactics leverage almonds among traditions in India

The Almond Board of California (ABC) has been strategically navigating the Indian market to promote almond consumption since the early 2000’s. Over the last decade, ABC has extended its reach, targeting various segments of the population and maximizing the health attributes of almonds in the region. In 2020, India was the number one export market

Landbell Group publishes first sustainability report 

Sustainability disclosures confirm the company’s commitment to responsible business practices and follow GRI Standards.  Today, Landbell Group, a global service provider for environmental and chemical compliance, published its sustainability report for 2022. The report reaffirms the company’s commitment to progressing with its sustainability initiative. Its sustainability disclosures are also reported with reference to the Global

Marijo Pesic becomes Director Product Management Rail Europe at Hellmann

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is pleased to announce that Marijo Pesic has joined the company as Director Product Management Rail Europe. In this newly created position, he is responsible for the strategic development of all European intermodal transport in combination with rail. Hellmann’s goal is to further develop rail freight within Europe as an important part of

Experience the Flavors of Asia: Shiro Launches an Enchanting Bento Box Series

Shiro, Bengaluru’s renowned Pan Asian restaurant, presents its Bento BoxCollection, a culinary experience that will transport your taste buds on an unforgettable gastronomicadventure. From the heart of Bengaluru’s thriving food scene, Shiro has curated a selection of bentoboxes, expertly crafted to showcase the finest flavours from across the Pan-Asian region.Each Shiro Bento Box is a

VAT for catering trade: Socializing must remain a fundamental right

The VAT rate could soon be raised again to 19% in the catering sector. To relieve the restaurants, the rate was reduced to 7% during the corona pandemic for a limited period until December 31, 2023. In an open letter, HANS IM GLÜCK now makes it clear what another increase means for the catering trade.

Hellmann Board to appoint Jens Drewes as CEO and successor of Reiner Heiken

The Supervisory Board of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics SE & Co. KG has appointed Jens Drewes as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hellmann effective August 2024. Drewes will succeed Reiner Heiken, who has decided to retire next year. Reiner Heiken has significantly developed the company in the past five years Reiner Heiken has been CEO of

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

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Children’s food advertising law damages economy in the billions

Markenverband publishes economic report by Prof. Dr. Justus Haucap The German economy is at risk of billions in damage if the planned Children’s Food Advertising Act (KLWG) is applied in the present draft form. This is the result of the economic report by the economic economist Prof. Dr. Justus Haucap, Dr. Ina Loebert and Dr.

Think tank future of the hospitality world

The massive labor shortage is not only a concern for the tourism, hospitality and food service industries (guest world), but also for the German Bundestag, which is currently working on a new immigration law. Against this background, the Denkfabrik Zukunft der Gastwelt (DZG) presented over 60 ideas for recruiting and retaining employees at a large

1.1 million food products registered in Dubai

More than 1.1 million food products have been registered in the Food Import and Export System of Dubai Municipality said Sultan Al Taher, Acting Director of Food Safety Department in the Municipality. “As Dubai is a global tourist destination and a major hub for food trade, the emirate’s outlets receive more than 8 million tons

Data Bridge Market Research: Packaging in MENA is expected to grow considerably

One thing that every producer needs is something to pack or enclose their product in. Not too long ago, the options usually varied by material; you could only choose between paper or plastic. According to Data Bridge Market Research, the future is however, gearing towards more advanced technologies as the market for active, smart and