January 20, 2022

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Sweegen praises new framework on Stevia Technology

Sweegen’s health and wellness commitment through global sugar reduction solutions became stronger after Codex Alimentarius (Codex), the international food standard safety authority, recently adopted the specifications for all four stevia technologies, including Sweegen’s bioconversion. “The new Codex framework is timely as the benefits of steviol glycosides, the sweet component in the stevia leaf, fit into

Curcumin extract effective for knee pain

Supplementation with Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech delivered clinically significant improvements in knee pain and performance-based tests in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study Curcugen® from Dolcas Biotech, LLC, shows positive application in osteoarthritis and reduces analgesic use, a new study demonstrates. Curcugen is a clean, dispersible, highly concentrated, clinically studied curcumin ingredient, fully derived from a

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,

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

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

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

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,

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

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!

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

FlatMap® wins Swiss Packaging Award 2021 and WorldStar Packaging Award 2022

Combining an eye-catching presentation with less use of plastics: FlatMap®, the latest packaging solution for sliced products, has recently won the prestigious Swiss Packaging Award 2021 within the category “Convenience”, as well as the renowned WorldStar Packaging Award 2022 within the category “Food”. Many innovations start in Switzerland before becoming mainstream in the packaging industry

Symrise receives Triple-A score

With its commitment to the climate, water, and forests, Symrise belongs to the leading sustainable companies worldwide. Now, the company received another acknowledgment for its efforts. It once again received a Triple-A, the top score from the renowned nonprofit organization CDP. To arrive at its rating, the CDP conducts an annual assessment of what companies

Annual General Meeting 2021 of Barry Callebaut AG

Patrick De Maeseneire reelected as ChairmanAntoine de Saint-Affrique elected as new Board memberAll Board members reelected for a term of office of one yearDividend payout of CHF 28.00 per share approvedKPMG AG, Zurich, reelected as auditors of the company The ordinary Annual General Meeting 2021 of Barry Callebaut AG, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality

Red microalgae makes veggie burgers bleed

Yemoja’s new microalgae are poised to become a nutritious player in the plant meat space Yemoja, Ltd., a marine ingredient start-up, announces developing a red microalgae discovery for medium-rare plant-based burgers and steaks that adds authentic “bloody” juiciness. Branded Ounje, meaning “Food” in the Yoruba language, this formulation mimics the red juices of real meat