January 26, 2022

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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

Siemens renews the term of office of CFO

The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG decided to renew the appointment of Managing Board member Ralf P. Thomas (60). The term of the company’s Chief Financial Officer of Siemens AG will run until December 14, 2026. “Ralf Thomas has an outstanding track record and has been instrumental in the execution of the strategy to create

Hanover University of Applied Sciences uses reusable tableware from Relevo

 “We were looking for a partner with whom we could make the To-Go food service at the Hannover Medical School sustainable, innovative and easy for everyone. Relevo convinced us straight away with its deposit-free reusable system and its own app, ”said Stefan Birnfeld, head of the MHH central kitchen, and Christoph Bodenstein, MHH cafeteria coordinator,

Colombia brings forward one of its best-selling destinations for health

Colombia Pavilion offers Expo 2020 tourists a glimpse of its famous Risaralda region. South American nation brings forward one of its best-selling destinations for health, eco-tourism, and biodiversity. The Colombia Pavilion has centered the spotlight to Risaralda, one of the four areas in Colombia that make up its Coffee Cultural Landscape area designated by UNESCO

Alcohol-free choices are flooding the shelves

Avoidance of alcohol is becoming the norm for a growing minority of consumers around the world. While this trend is seen across all age groups, it is most apparent in Generation Z, with as many as a third of consumers aged 18-25 now saying that they never consume alcohol. This trend is creating an entirely

Ajman Free Zone to launch ‘Made in AFZ’ exhibition for business partners

Three-day display of local products and services, interactive discussions, and networking opportunities Ajman Free Zone gears up to launch the ‘Made in AFZ’ exhibition, a new initiative that is part of its commitment to support its business partners. The three-day business exhibition, which is set to take place on November 28 to 30 at its

Serac founder passes away at 85

It is with deep sadness that Serac Group announces the passing away of its founder Jean-Jacques Graffin, and CEO of Serac Holding, on November 6, 2021, at the age of 85. Jean-Jacques Graffin, a passionate man who has put innovation at the heart of his development strategy.Born into a family of craftsmen, Jean-Jacques Graffin, an

Giedrius Bandzevicius new CEO of Rimi Baltic

ICA Gruppen today appointed Giedrius Bandzevicius as the new CEO of Rimi Baltic. He succeeds Edgar Sesemann, who after 14 years with RIMI and a total of 23 years with ICA Gruppen, has decided to retire. Giedrius Bandzevicius is currently country manager for Rimi in Lithuania, a role he has held since 2017. “I am

Hot holding solutions for food delivery

The dramatic increase in takeaway and food delivery services has meant operators are looking for hot holding solutions to keep food in prime condition until it’s picked up. Given the wide range of different businesses in the sector, from high street cafes to high-end restaurants and hotels, there’s no one-size-fits-all answer. Now Williams has launched

AHK Webinar: 24 November 2021

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is one of Germany’s major trade partners in the region. The bilateral volume of trade in 2020 was 7.51 billion euro and the outlook for 2021 is even higher. More and more German companies are deciding to set up in the UAE and profit from ease of access to new

Detlef Kratz (59), President,

BASF reorganizes its global research activities

In the course of the second quarter of 2022, they will be bundled in a central research unit based in Ludwigshafen. Detlef Kratz (59), President, will lead the new central division, which will have around 3,500 employees. Kratz currently heads BASF’s Process Research & Chemical Engineering division in Ludwigshafen. At the same time, around 1,800researchers