March 4, 2021

News

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.

Will Interpack reconsider the event dates?

The Italian Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association believes it is inconceivable to hold the fair from 25 February to 3 March 2021 After months of attempting to dialogue with the organisers of Interpack, up until now the world’s most important exhibition of packaging technologies, the Italian companies represented by Ucima recently received a communication from the

Sitma introduces “Fast Pack”: the fastest solution for the fastest-growing sector

The latest machine from Sitma is called Fast Pack. A high-performing and flexible solution for e-commerce businesses, it’s the product of our company’s fifty years of experience in the packaging industry, as well as our expertise in logistics. These two strengths have led not only to Fast Pack’s development, but to an entire portfolio of e-commerce

Tailored to Fit: The Potential for Personalization

Tailored to Fit is one of Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends for 2021, bringing personalized nutrition further into the spotlight and highlighting how lifestyle-specific personalized nutrition services are gaining traction.   According to Lu Ann Williams, Global Insights Director at Innova Market Insights, “Technological advances and the ever–expanding choice in food service and retail are combining to allow consumers to adopt

Dr. Nicolas Wiedmann succeeds Herbert Forker as CEO of Siegwerk

Siegwerk Chief Executive Officer Herbert Forker (63) has announced his retirement effective March 31, 2021. Forker has held the position for more than 21 years. He will be succeeded by Dr. Nicolas Wiedmann (47), who previously held the position of General Manager for the Business Segment Special Applications and Member of the Executive Board of

Fi Europe Innovation Awards: Top 10 ground-breaking innovations in the F&B industry

Virtual award ceremony of Fi Europe Innovation Awards & Startup Innovation Challenge to be held at Fi Europe CONNECT 2020 On December 1 and 2, the Fi Global team will announce online and live the winners of the Startup Innovation Challenge and the Fi Europe Innovation Awards. This year, 10 companies have been shortlisted for

VEMAG Portioning Device MMP223: Perfection guaranteed

Perfectly Formed Bars with the VEMAG Portioning Device MMP223; Individual toppings thanks to new, optional nozzle technology Consumers are increasingly demanding healthy snacks: Bars in all variations conquer the food market: an attractive alternative to cake, cookies and other sweets as an in between meal. Changing eating habits as well as increasing body and fitness