Board Of Directors

Dr Url: “I commit myself to working with staff, scientific experts, European institutions, member states and stakeholders to uphold EFSA’s core values and to work towards more open risk assessment and further building trust.”

EFSA MGMT BOARD: "Bernhard will ...provide Europe with the best scientific advice to protect consumers from food-related risks..."

EFSA confirms Bernard Url as new chief


Doctor Bernhard Url is the new chief of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) after its management board confirmed the acting-chief as its next executive director this week.

Amcor announces the launch of Orora

Amcor launches Orora following demerger

By Jenny Eagle

Amcor has announced the name of its new company, Orora, following the demerger of its Australasia and Packaging Distribution (AAPD) business this year.

Færch Holding investigates potential divestiture of Færch Plast

Færch Plast to be sold?

By Joseph James Whitworth

Færch Plast’s owners are investigating a possible sale of the firm, according to the board of directors.

EFSA chief resigns after 7 years

EFSA chief resigns after 7 years

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is looking for a new chief after executive director Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle resigned to work in the French public service.

SAB Miller CEO steps down due to serious illness

SAB Miller CEO steps down due to serious illness


SAB Miller CEO Graham Mackay has stepped down from his position after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, with the firm’s board praising his ‘immense contribution’ to SAB Miller.

Pektowin acquisition set to be a lucrative fruit and veg basket for Naturex?

Heavily strategic Polish buy-out for Naturex finalised

By Kacey Culliney

French botanicals giant, Naturex, will venture into the fruit and vegetable concentrates sector for the first time and almost double pectin production, as its acquisition of Polish manufacturer, Pektowin, is finalised.

Beverage market to return to 2008 levels in two years - Krones

Beverage market to return to 2008 levels in two years - Krones

By Jane Byrne

Leading beverage filling and packaging technology company Krones reported a number of drink makers signing on the dotted line at German trade show Brau Beviale last week, and we caught up with executive chairman of the board, Volker Kroneseder, to get...

Bottler still packs a punch

Bottler still packs a punch

Despite a slight drop in sales packaging giant Rexam has announced
that H1 pretax profits have risen significantly. Profits jumped to
£71 million compared with a loss of £169 million for the same
period last year.

Cranberries reviewed

Cranberries reviewed

Cranberry sales for US co-operative Ocean Spray Cranberries may be
booming in Europe but news this week that its CEO of three years,
Robert Hawthorne, has resigned led US ratings agency Moody's to
review a possible downgrade...

Ball to web cast 3Q earnings

Ball to web cast 3Q earnings

Ball Corporation will release its third quarter 2002 earnings on
Thursday 24 October before trading begins on the New York Stock
Exchange. At 9am US Mountain Time, Ball will hold its regular
quarterly conference call on the company's...


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