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(English) PepsiCo launches second year of its brand incubator programme
PepsiCo today announced the second year of its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator scheme, an initiative designed to discover and nurture breakthrough brands in the food and beverage sector. Lire la suite >>
(English) Europe’s bottled water industry signs up to major plastic goals
Europe’s bottled water industry has announced two major commitments that will strengthen its effort on reducing plastic waste. Lire la suite >>
(English) WHO calls for the elimination of trans fats in all food by 2023
The World Health Organization (WHO) aims to eliminate artificial trans fats from the global food supply chain by 2023 in a move to combat cardiovascular disease. Lire la suite >>
(English) Nestlé pays $7.15bn to sell Starbucks products worldwide
Nestlé will pay $7.15 billion in cash for exclusive rights to sell Starbucks’ line of packaged coffees and teas around the world. Lire la suite >>
(English) IFF acquires its flavours rival Frutarom for $7.1bn
Natural flavours and ingredients producer International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has agreed a deal to purchase its Israel-based flavours rival Frutarom for $7.1 billion. Lire la suite >>
(English) Sugar Tax: UK government’s sugar tax comes into effect
The UK government has today introduced a sugar tax on soft drinks, meaning drink manufacturers will have to pay a levy for each high-sugar soft drink they sell in the… Lire la suite >>
Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025
Nestlé has joined the fight against plastic waste as the company has announced its ambition to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Lire la suite >>
(English) Kellogg UK to ditch Ricicles and cut sugar in cereals by up to 40%
Kellogg UK has announced it will reduce sugar content in some of its best-selling cereals by 40% as part of a major overhaul to help British consumers make healthier breakfast… Lire la suite >>
(English) Mars buys minority stake in Kind, responding to healthier snacking
Mars has taken a minority stake in snack bar company Kind as it aims to cash in on the growing trend for healthier snacking. As part of the deal, the… Lire la suite >>
Saputo pays $1bn for struggling Australian dairy Murray Goulburn
Canadian dairy company Saputo has agreed a CAD 1.29 billion ($1 billion) deal for Australia’s struggling dairy business Murray Goulburn. Lire la suite >>
Consumers care more about low-salt than low-fat, research claims
Low-sugar and low-sodium foods are more important to consumers than their low-fat counterparts, according to a new survey from market research agency GfK. Lire la suite >>
Nestlé to cut sugar in its cereals by 10% by the end of next year
Cereal Partners Worldwide – the cereal joint-venture between Nestlé and General Mills – will cut the sugar content of its products in the UK by 10% by the end of… Lire la suite >>