As sugar’s impact on health becomes ever more apparent and the case for its taxation continues to be made, manufacturers of drinks high in sugar must position themselves ahead of the curve in exploiting demand for beverages with lower sugar content, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.
IFU method #83 Colour measurement in blood orange juices & IFU method #84 Stability tests for clarified juices
According to the new research, foods and beverages offering health benefits, such as free-from , and organic properties, drove value sales in 2016 with organic increasing by 6.8 percent to reach US Dollar 36 billion and free-from increasing by 7 percent to reach US Dollar 32 billion.
In view of the upcoming vote in the European Parliament on the draft report of the revised EU Waste legislation, Europe’s food and drink manufacturers reaffirm their commitment to integrate food waste prevention and resource efficiency into their own operations and all parts of their supply chain.
Use (FOSHU) drinks – a large and growing segment of the country’s competitive beverage market. The first-ever Coca-Cola approved as FOSHU by the Japanese government will roll out nationwide next month in eye-catching white packaging after more than a decade of research and development.
The €24 million investment, which will create around 60 jobs when it opens early in 2018, will be capable of producing more than 3 billion closures every year.
The 2016-2017 Florida all orange forecast released by the USDA Agricultural Statistics Board is lowered 1.00 million boxes to 70.0 million boxes. If realized, this will be 14 percent less than last season’s final production.
Frutarom Industries Ltd. ("Frutarom"), one of the world's 10 largest companies in the field of flavors and natural specialty fine ingredients, continues its momentum of acquisitions and the implementation of its rapid and profitable growth strategy:
A resolution to eat better just got easier as FreshBev, producers of RIPE Craft Juice™
are expanding their portfolio of ridiculously fresh juices while at the same time bringing them to new markets.
Microbiological safety is a top priority for the food industry. The quick microbiological validation and approval of products coming from food and beverage production has an immediate affect on the profitability of the manufacturer.
Elopak (European Licensee of Pure-Pak®) was founded on 11th February 1957 by Johan Andresen Snr. who invested in the vision of Norwegian engineer Christian August Johansen to bring the Pure-Pak® carton license to Europe from the U.S. and to build Pure-Pak® filling machines.
The Group continued to perform strongly in the third quarter with profit in constant currency ahead of the comparative period in both divisions. Speciality Food Ingredients performed in line with expectations while in Bulk Ingredients profit was ahead of our expectations.
Organic fruit specialist Eosta, Triodos Bank and EY (Ernst & Young) are to reveal the results of a groundbreaking pilot programme that demonstrates how organic fruit production has a positive economic impact for not just agriculture and the environment, but for consumer health.
Ball Corporation reported, on a U.S. GAAP basis, full-year 2016 net earnings attributable to the corporation of $224 million (including the net effect of after-tax charges of $339 million, or $2.10 per diluted share for business consolidation, debt refinancing and other non-comparable costs) or $1.39 per diluted share...
EFSA has updated its advice for applicants on how to prepare and present a health claim application. The guidance presents a standardised format for a well-structured application.
Store shelves around the US are buzzing with the arrival of three new Red Bull®
Editions products. Red Bull is expanding the successful Red Bull Editions line with Red Bull Purple Edition Sugarfree, Red Bull Lime Edition Sugarfree and Red Bull Green Edition offering the wings of Red Bull with the tastes of Açaí Berry, Limeade and Kiwi Apple, respectively.
Drink Technology Expo is a premium specialized event for the Beverage Industry in the Middle East, The event exclusively caters to innovations in Beverage Processing Systems, Productions, Filling & Packaging, Logistics and Storage for Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Water.
CROWN Embalagens Metálicas da Amazônia S.A. (CROWN Brazil), a joint venture of Crown Holdings, Inc. (Crown) and Évora S.A. of Porto Alegre, Brazil, has partnered with Coca-Cola to introduce a 220 ml sleek style beverage can to local consumers.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced four grants totaling more than $13.6 million to combat a scourge on the nation's citrus industry, citrus greening disease, aka Huanglongbing.
To respond to increasing demand for higher performance and convenience in the beverage industry, RPC Obrist Madrid has launched a new 38mm closure specifically developed to be compatible with aseptic filling lines.
Global sales of alternative waters increased by 21 % in 2016 to more than US$2.7 billion, according to a new report from leading food and drink consultancy Zenith Global. Volume has been driven by the trend towards healthy hydration as consumers seek alternatives to sugar sweetened soft drinks.
Reduce CO2 emissions, promote the use of renewable resources, and thus counteract climate change – these are three of SIG Combibloc’s current environmental and sustainability targets.
The European Container Glass Industry warmly welcomes the ambitious proposals that were adopted yesterday by the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee on the Circular Economy Package.
The French government has just published new legislation that for the first time allows the use of Colouring Foods in beer. According to the new rules, which came into effect on 1st January 2017, it is permitted to add “ingredients of plant origin with colouring properties such as plant extracts, fruit and vegetable concentrates or flower extracts obtained by non-selective extraction of colour” to beers in France.
People who like wine usually develop a preference for a particular grape variety. A similar thing could soon happen with juice drinkers: ‘variety’ is the current catchword for fruit juice specialists such as Amecke GmbH & Co. KG and the Maspex Group with their brand Tymbark.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, Nestlé, Emmi, Constellation Brands, Frutarom and Sazerac were the most acquisitive companies of 2016, according to the bevblog.net food and drink transactions database, with each responsible for 6 or more takeovers.
Eating more fruits and vegetables is an aspiration for 81 % of Americans, according to a 2016 study by the International Food Information Council*.
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