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Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

Talking Rain CEO: Pepsi and Coke weren’t even looking at sparkling waters

Talking Rain CEO: Pepsi and Coke weren’t even looking at sparkling waters

Talking Rain’s Sparkling Ice brand plugs a market gap that Pepsi and Coca-Cola missed, enabling $350m in annual sales to tot up with little to no competition, its CEO says.

Published: 08-Apr-2014

Innovation for today: Digital tech empowers industry to innovate

Chris Cornyn

founder & president - DINE Marketing

The use of mobile technologies and social media to connect with real consumers can help manufacturers gain better innovation insights for today and tomorrow, says Chris Cornyn.

Published: 04-Apr-2014

Aspall invests £4.3M and doubles capacity

Aspall invests £4.3M and doubles capacity

Cider producer Aspall has pumped £4.3M into a new warehouse and packaging building to help double its capacity.

Published: 14-Mar-2014

£1M distillery investment gives Adnams spirit to grow

£1M distillery investment gives Adnams spirit to grow

Investing nearly £1M into a distillery has allowed Adnams the brewer to side-step into a new market and diversify its offering, according chief executive Dr Andy Wood.

Published: 10-Feb-2014

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what their highlights from this year have been ... and a few predictions for what might be in store in the next 12 months.

Published: 23-Dec-2013

Protein has a big ‘ordinary’ future, says Glanbia

Protein has a big ‘ordinary’ future, says Glanbia

Carla Clissman

European commercial director, - Glanbia Nutritionals

Irish dairy ingredients specialist Glanbia Nutritionals once filled its sights almost exclusively with the sports nutrition sector, but the explosion of interest in protein means the ‘ordinary’ mainstream food industry is a bigger and bigger target.

Published: 27-Nov-2013

Stevia sees ‘exponential growth’ in Europe

Stevia sees ‘exponential growth’ in Europe

Olivier du Châtelier

Business development leader Truvia - Cargill

Stevia sweeteners have appeared in about 1200 new products in Europe in the past two years – and 700 of those were launched in 2013, according to Cargill’s business development leader for Truvia, Olivier du Châtelier.

Published: 27-Nov-2013

Hollywood ‘Monstrosity’? Shocking video shows Dr Pepper BioViper spewing foam

Hollywood ‘Monstrosity’? Shocking video shows Dr Pepper BioViper spewing foam

Shocking video footage shows foam spewing out of Dr Pepper’s BioViper wastewater treatment plant in Houston that uses tech backed by Hollywood stars Edward Norton and Woody Harrelson.

Published: 15-Nov-2013

Volac’s upbeat way to battle obesity

Volac’s upbeat way to battle obesity

Ingredients supplier Volac’s first foray into the retail market with high protein juice drink Upbeat has helped the dairy sector deliver on its voluntary pledge to tackle health issues – such as obesity.

Published: 28-Oct-2013

Ball Packaging charms big beer with Dynamark can tech used by Coke

Ball Packaging charms big beer with Dynamark can tech used by Coke

Marc-André Schöppner from Ball Packaging Europe tells Ben Bouckley that the firm is in discussions with brewers over further applications of its Dynamark printing technology used by Coke this summer.

Published: 25-Sep-2013

GEA Procomac unveils 'ideal machine' for UHT milk filling

GEA Procomac unveils 'ideal machine' for UHT milk filling

Flavio Salvadori

Sales Director - GEA Procomac

DairyReporter.com caught up with GEA Procomac sales director, Flavio Salvadori, at drinktec 2013 to talk about the company's new ABF aseptic blowing-filling-capping machine, and the factors that make it the "ideal machine for the filling of UHT milk."

Published: 25-Sep-2013

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages.

Published: 23-Sep-2013

KHS: PET milk bottle demand driving aseptic tech interest

KHS: PET milk bottle demand driving aseptic tech interest

Paul-Uwe Winterhoff

Head of Mechanical & Electrical Design Engineering for Aseptic Filling Technology - KHS

Speaking with DairyReporter.com at drinktec 2013 about its new Innosept Asbofill ASR machine, KHS pinpointed increasing demand from liquid milk processors for PET packaging as a key driver of fresh interest in aseptic filling technology.

Published: 20-Sep-2013

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

Krones senior project engineer, Fabian Schneider, explains why the firm's Contiform AseptBloc aseptic filler launched at Drinktec 2013 breaks new ground - saving time, energy and media by sterilizing preforms rather than finished PET bottles.

Published: 20-Sep-2013

'Drinktec 2013 is buzzing': Munich boss hails show success

'Drinktec 2013 is buzzing': Munich boss hails show success

Drinktec 2013 exhibition director, Petra Westphal, tells us why the show - which happens every four years - is a shining star in the beverage and liquid food firmament, as a place to do business and a family gathering...

Published: 18-Sep-2013

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

Is sustainability a priority for stevia users?

Ajay Chandran

Corporate sustainability director - PureCircle

Stevia supplier PureCircle has released sustainability goals for 2020 - but is sustainability really top-of-mind for stevia users? And why does the company define calorie reduction as part of sustainability? FoodNavigator speaks with PureCircle's corporate sustainability director, Ajay Chandran.

Published: 23-Jul-2013

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

The working year is almost done, time to pause from ‘the business’ and embrace the festive season…go on, give it a big hug. Happy holidays!

Published: 19-Dec-2012

Octal on track with four-stage growth plan

Octal on track with four-stage growth plan

Octal is targeting new markets and geographies in what the firm described as a “well-planned four phase approach”.

Published: 10-Dec-2012

Tetra Pak researches processing methods to tap ‘explosive’ coconut water trend

Tetra Pak researches processing methods to tap ‘explosive’ coconut water trend

Kit Lai, director of Tetra Pak’s Soya- and Coconut Knowledge Centers, discusses the global growth of coconut water and soya milks as categories, and the firm's latest formulation and processing innovations.

Published: 07-Dec-2012

Avure targets all-round HPP services

Avure targets all-round HPP services

Bringing a successful high pressure processing (HPP) product to market is much more than just buying a piece of equipment, according to Avure.

Published: 07-Dec-2012

APPE targets innovation in tough times

APPE targets innovation in tough times

Innovation is allowing APPE to push through tough European economic times, according to the firm.

Published: 06-Dec-2012

Pull tab is alternative to traditional straw punch-through pouches, says Ampac

Pull tab is alternative to traditional straw punch-through pouches, says Ampac

Ampac said their Pull Tab opening device minimises potential spillage for non-carbonated beverages.    

Published: 05-Dec-2012

Krones’ CombiCube F offers ‘big advantages’ to craft brewers

Krones’ CombiCube F offers ‘big advantages’ to craft brewers

Ralph Schneid

The CombiCube F modular filtration system offers craft brewers ‘big advantages’ in terms of engineering and cost, Krones’ Ralph Schneid told BeverageDaily.com and FoodProductionDaily.com at Brau Beviale.

Published: 27-Nov-2012

Honeycombed pack innovation 'stays in America' – Cermex

Honeycombed pack innovation 'stays in America' – Cermex

Despite significant savings on secondary packaging, energy use and better shelf standout, Cermex tells BeverageDaily.com that principal demand for its novel solution for collating large numbers of products onto shrink wraps stays firmly in America.

Published: 26-Nov-2012