Westfalia Fruit’ In France Launches New Range Of Sustainable Packaging

Westfalia Fruit’s business in France, has launched a new range of environmentally and consumer-friendly packaging for avocados that dramatically reduces and replaces the use of plastic, eliminating altogether the use of black plastic which is difficult to recycle, whilst successfully maintaining fruit quality. These industry-leading initiatives, were stringently researched and…

French Food Waste Start-Up Reinvents Food System

Phenix, a French start-up pioneering waste reduction and a circular economy, has received an investment from Danone Manifesto Ventures. The funds received will enable Phenix to extend its position as a leader in the waste reduction sector (with 40 million meals saved in France in 2019) through the expansion of…

Roquette Signs Agreement To Acquire Sethness Products Company

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, announced on 5 July 2018 that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Sethness Products Company—a global leader in the production of high-quality caramel colour for food and beverage (F&B) markets. As a family…

Laïta’s Officially Launching New Nutrition Division

After launching in-house and giving both Gulfood and PLMA visitors a first glance at the brand, Laïta is now ready and excited to roll out ESI Nutrition worldwide. “The creation of this new division is a commitment to better serve our customers, for them to better serve end-consumers, ultimately strengthening…

Roquette Launches 2017 Activity And Sustainable Development Report

Roquette Group—a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of new vegetal proteins for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, launches its 2017 Activity and Sustainable Development Report titled “Roquette: Let’s Travel to the Heart of Our Commitments”. This report illustrates the company’s commitments to meet customers’ and consumers’ expectations,…

GlobalData: France Accounts For 36.5 Percent Of Total Chilled Pizza Market In Europe

Despite pizza originating in Italy, France accounts for 36.5 percent of the total chilled pizza market value in Europe, making it the market leader, according to GlobalData—a leading data and analytics company. The reasons behind this remarkable French preference for pizza could be related to national consumers’ favourable perceptions towards…

France: Terms Like ‘Bacon’ And ‘Steak’ On Meat Substitutes To Be Banned

France’s MPs have voted to prohibit using meat-related words like ‘bacon’, ‘sausage’ and ‘steak’ for meat substitutes, after such precedence in the dairy industry. Jean-Baptiste Moreau, a minister of parliament for President Macron’s La République En Marche party had first proposed the ban, arguing that terms like ‘vegetarian sausages’ or…
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