January 20, 2021

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The way we cook can have a huge impact on the environment

New research results under the direction of Dr. Christian Reynolds of the Center for Food Policy suggest that the way we cook can have a huge impact on the environment For many people, the Christmas days this year will look very different than usual. However, there are also positive changes that you can indulge in.

GEA honored “Contractor of the Year 2020”

GEA honored again with prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards Another award for the serial winner in this competition, the machinery and equipment manufacturer and technology leader GEA: The British Refrigeration & Air Conditioning magazine (RAC) has now honored GEA with the RAC Cooling Industry Awards in the category “Contractor of the Year 2020”. The globally

Azelis acquires CW Pacific

A leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, Azelis announces that it acquired 100% of the shares of CW Pacific, Elle Bee Exports, CW Pacific Specialties and EB1 Pty Ltd (“CW Pacific”) inAustralia. CW Pacific specializes in the distribution of food ingredients for the bakery and meat market as well as specialty chemicals for

Prinova’s premixes meet vegan nutritional challenges

The shift towards plant-based diets has created new nutritional challenges. Although vegans generally obtain enough protein, it can be hard for them to consume some micronutrients in sufficient quantities. Vitamin B12, for example, is absent from virtually all plant-based foods. Prinova launched a range of premixes for dairy replacement products, to help manufacturers respond to

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B2F vision 2025: More plant-based diet, better food, abundant supply

Build your own Plant-based Foods EcoSystem!  Partnering since 2019 in the Global Plant-Based Foods Ecosystem to accelerate the transition towards a more plant-based diet, with better foods, produced in a sustainable way, as well as increase food security with an abundant supply of proteins for food, feed, and pet food markets. Innovation, Research & Development Leaders from

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Packaging segment slows down in 2020

The preliminary figures from the MECS-Ucima Research Department reveal a slowdown for the packaging machinery sector. 2020 turnover drops to €7.6 billion (-5%), small falls in both domestic sales (-6.8%) and exports (-4.5%). The seemingly unstoppable growth of the Italian packaging machinery industry has suffered a temporary setback. According to the preliminary figures compiled by

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Japan completely lifts inspection of Black Tiger shrimps from India

In a massive relief to the seafood exporters who were reeling under the hard days of business in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan has completely lifted inspection of Indian Black Tiger shrimps after the export consignments of this delectable prawn variety were found totally free from any residue of synthetic anti-bacterial drug furazolidone.  The

Source: almonds.com

Virtual 2020 Almond Conference: 9 – 10 Dec

The Virtual 2020 Almond Conference is next week and the Almond Board of California has confirmed some well-known and highly respected names to headline their general sessions. ABC’s Senior Director of Global Communications Daren Williams said former U.S. Trade Representative Darci Vetter and former USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden will discuss the global agricultural scene and

#FruitAttractionOnTheRoad launched

Fruit Attraction, one of the main world events in the fruit and vegetables sector, launched #FruitAttractionOnTheRoad on 26th November 2020. It is envisaged for the companies in the sector to get to know first-hand the work they do in order to share the community’s daily life. A major platform and meeting point for fruit and

Source: interpack.com

Covid-19: interpack and components 2021 cancelled

Uncertainty among companies due to high infection numbers proved too great In agreement with its partners in associations and the industry, and with the trade fair advisory committee, Messe Düsseldorf has decided to cancel both interpack and components 2021, scheduled to take place from 25 February to 3 March, due to the restrictions related to

Unlocking the cheese market in Africa and the Middle East

This three-part practical guide gives manufacturers access to – The latest cheese consumption trends and forecasts Practical insights into optimising new product development How to harness ingredient functionality to formulate and manufacture high-quality, great-tasting products competitively. Ingredion has developed a new guide to help manufacturers unlock the commercial opportunity in processed and analogue cheese in

And the winners of “Best Organic 2021” are…

Bio verlag presented the “Best Organic” award for the third time on November 26th, 2020. The award-winning organic products were determined after a detailed Schrot & Korn customer survey. The readers tried out their selected products and rated them in different categories. Particularly well represented: vegan foods. “With this, Best Organic also makes the trends in the industry visible,”

Cancelled: ISM & ProSweets Cologne 2021

New date 30th Jan to 2nd Feb 2022 – the planning for 2022 has already started Two weeks ago, Koelnmesse, the top associations of the German sweets and snacks industry as well as important industry representatives were still confident that they would be able to stage both ISM and ProSweets Cologne 2021. However, the continuously

Deadline Approaching for CFAP 2

Almond growers have less than one month to apply for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2). In September, USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) announced it would provide an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19 via the Coronavirus Food Assistance

Red Alert: Mind the Gap

The World Health Organization (WHO) is aiming for a 50% reduction in anaemia among women of reproductive age by 2025. IADSA has launched a Mind the Gap resource highlighting the role of iron supplementation in reducing anaemia among women. Entitled ‘Precious Metal: The role of iron in the global fight against anaemia’, it is available to view here.