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Avantium must now wait for the decision from the European Commission, expected next year

Avantium’s partners include The Coca-Cola Company, Danone and ALPLA

Avantium passes EFSA food contact application

By Joseph James Whitworth

Avantium’s food contact application for the monomer used to create polyethylene furanoate (PEF) has been backed by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Avantium $50m deal 100% PEF bottle

Investment from Swire, The Coca-Cola Company, Danone and ALPLA

Avantium closes $50m deal to create 100% PEF bottle

By Jenny Eagle

Avantium has closed a financing round of $50m from a consortium including Swire Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE, ALPLA, and existing shareholders to advancing PEF packaging material.

Yves Rey of Danone France says the industry must unite to tackle food safety and security concerns.

GLOBAL FOOD SAFETY CONFERENCE 2014

Danone: How will we feed 9bn people?

By Jenni Spinner

A Danone France leader says providing a growing planet with a safe, sufficient food supply down the road is a challenge the industry must meet now.

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