Chr. Hansen Turns Up Green Energy To Power Sustainability Ambitions

A 10-year agreement with Danish company Better Energy secures Chr. Hansen Denmark green electricity from two brand new solar parks that have just been taken into operation. This model can be replicated in other countries, and that’s the next step for one of the world’s most sustainable companies. Chr. Hansen’s…

European Recycling Markets Reel From Coronavirus

Concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on key European recycling markets have recently escalated following the adoption of further containment measures across the continent. Mark Victory, recycling editor at ICIS, takes a look into the matter. Sources are particularly worried about limited volumes entering collection systems, logistic disruptions,…

APAC Provides Opportunity For Soup Manufacturers Amid COVID-19

Amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, soup segment has been witnessing growth in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region due to its long-shelved life, offering an opportunity for manufacturers to capitalise on the trend, says GlobalData. GlobalData forecasts the APAC soup sector to record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.74 percent…

ADM COVID-19 Response: Donations to Provide Food Insecurity Relief

ADM has announced an additional $800,000 in donations to organisations focused on addressing needs during COVID-19, including food assistance, hunger relief, and local support to hospitals and first responders. “These are unprecedented times, and ADM is committed to doing our part to help address the tremendous need around the world…

ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA Reschedules To November

ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA is rescheduling to 18-20 November 2020 in Singapore to ensure a successful trade show for every exhibitor and visitor coming from all over the world. “We’ve come to this decision after a long, detailed, and very careful assessment of the situation with our exhibition venue partner and…

Nutritional Trends During The Coronavirus Age

While there are potentially life-saving reminders from health experts that increase protection against the coronavirus, eating a well-balanced diet supercharged with vitamins and immune-boosting nutrients seems to be one advice that people are taking seriously. Article by Food&HotelAsia. According to Google Trends, the search phrases “foods to boost immunity” and…

New DNA Test Detects Salmonella In Just Minutes

Researches at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney have developed a series of sensitive DNA assays to rapidly and accurately identify the five most common Salmonella subtypes in Australia. This new method simplifies further applications in clinical or industrial settings. Salmonella is one of the most common causes of…

US Meat Processing Plants To Remain Open Amid COVID-19

The US government has signed an executive order to keep meat processing plants in operation to protect the food supply chain in US. This invokes the Defense Production Act which declares meat plants as “critical infrastructure”. This comes after the biggest meat companies such as Tyson and Cargill Inc have…

What Does Coronavirus Mean For Food Company Strategy?

Consumers are taking to baking in a big way—mostly banana bread—and flour is disappearing from supermarket shelves as soon as they’re restocked. Sales of vitamin C-rich oranges are up and consumers are increasingly searching online for probiotics for immunity. It’s little surprise that food companies are wondering what coronavirus will…
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