Monthly Archives: May 2016

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How is Big Food harnessing start-up innovation?

Category : Food & Beverage

Which food firms are top for scoping out innovative start-ups and harnessing the latest research projects? FoodNavigator takes a look at the different incubator, accelerator and partnering schemes used by industry heavyweights.

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NHS calls for minimum price on Scottish alcohol

Category : Food & Beverage

Rising alcohol sales in Scotland has strengthened the case for introducing minimum unit pricing, according to Scotland’s public health minister Aileen Campbell.

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Perspectives on Africa and Asia: Understanding these growing beer markets

Category : Food & Beverage

Both Africa and Asia offer opportunities for beer brands: but neither market can be tackled with a ‘one size fits all’ approach.  

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Standard Knapp targets craft brewers with its ‘soft catch’ packer

Category : Food & Beverage

Standard Knapp has launched a 939S Versatron Soft Catch Servo Case Packer, for case packing in the craft beer industry.

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C&C continues beer expansion in China with Tennent’s distribution deal

Category : Food & Beverage

C&C Group has signed its fourth strategic partnership in recent months with a new distribution agreement with Vandergeeten to distribute its Tennent’s portfolio in China. 

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‘Mexico experiencing growth in high value-added packaging market’

Category : Food & Beverage

Constantia Flexibles Group, which makes flexible packaging and labels for the food, beverage, dairy and confectionery market, is selling its non-core folding carton business in Mexico, Aluprint Plegadizos, to Grupo Gondi for an undisclosed amount.

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Ditching 'diet' and laying off 'light': Consumers mistrust healthy processed foods, says Mintel

Category : Food & Beverage

The National Obesity Forum’s advice to shun processed foods such as low-fat yoghurts and cheeses for whole foods this week has provoked mixed reactions – but consumers are already turning away from foods labelled as low-fat, diet or light, according to Mintel data.

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Consumers crazy about coconut, but are they nuts?

Category : Food & Beverage

Whilst sales data from market intelligence provider IRI shows that UK consumers can’t get enough of coconut products, a leading dietician brands coconut “an expensive con with no authorised health claims”.

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Evolva bags European patent for fermented stevia

Category : Food & Beverage

Swiss-headquartered biotech company Evolva has secured a European patent for its novel technique for producing fermentation-derived stevia.

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Rising demand for different carton sizes as household numbers decline

Category : Food & Beverage

Evergreen Packaging has launched a line of SmartPak cartons in four sizes of 40oz, 48oz, 52oz and 59oz to meet a rising demand for different sizes.

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