Monthly Archives: March 2016

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Painted olives, monkey meat & fertiliser sugar: Europol's global food fraud crackdown

Category : Food & Beverage

From olives painted with blue copper sulphate to monkey meat and sugar laced with fertiliser, Europol and Interpol have seized 10,000 tonnes of fake food in their biggest global operation to date.

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PouchPop re-launched after design fault

Category : Food & Beverage

Performance Packaging has redesigned and relaunched PouchPop after a design fault led to the packaging material splitting at the curve of the feeding straw.

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US craft beer exports up 16% in 2015

Category : Food & Beverage

Exports of US craft beer increased 16.3% by volume in 2015, according to figures from The Brewers Association.

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Mitsubishi Electric opens Factory Automation centres in Italy and South Africa

Category : Food & Beverage

Mitsubishi Electric Europe has opened a Factory Automation (FA) centre in Italy and an FA satellite centre in South Africa, to provide automation product services to Southern Europe and Africa, beginning operations April 1, 2016.

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Coca-Cola HBC tracks shifts in consumer preferences

Category : Food & Beverage

Health and wellness continues to be a priority for consumers, while evolving market dynamics are changing the way people shop, says Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company.   

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Pro Tips: Execs share how to harness digital power for growth

Category : Food & Beverage

Even for big names in a crowding category, such as Vita Coco, digital market insight is key for staying relevant. Here are some marketing tips from the pros.

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Whey permeate can help sports recovery drinks

Category : Food & Beverage

Despite the current ‘war on sugar,’ carbohydrate energy is a consumer need in sports nutrition, backed up by the most recently EU-approved health claim related to carbohydrates and recovery from exercise.

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Cocktail of lime, stevia and β-glucans could open up opportunities for fruit beverages

Category : Food & Beverage

A trio of lime, stevia and β-glucans could open up opportunities for fruit based beverages that have an increased nutritional value yet are low in sugar, say Danish researchers. 

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Think water is boring? Think again…

Category : Food & Beverage

As a market that’s growing year on year, brands have an opportunity to make the pure stuff one of the most innovative products around, says Nina Aggarwal, MD and co-founder of brand consultancy Fusion Learning. 

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Beverage categories are getting blurrier, Mintel report suggests

Category : Food & Beverage

A recent Mintel report shows cross-category beverages have become increasingly popular as manufacturers look to cater for consumers’ health and wellness demands, as well as their cravings for new flavor experiences.

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