Wine industry contributes $220bn to US economy

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Wine industry contributes $220bn to US economy

By Rachel Arthur

The wine industry contributes $219.9bn to the US economy a year, making it a ‘major economic engine’, according to Wine America. The industry also provides nearly a million direct jobs.

Andy Wood is backing Britain's continued EU membership with both barrels

Brewery boss backs EU membership campaign

By Michael Stones

The boss of Adnams brewery has joined food industry executives and other business leaders in backing the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI’s) campaign in support of Britain’s EU membership.

Dow tackles water issues in food processing

dispatches from IFT 2013

Dow talks water-related processing tech at IFT

By Jenni Spinner

A leader with Dow Water & Process Solutions told at the recent IFT 2013 event that water-related processing issues offer challenges, as well as opportunities.

Industry hails glass packaging production rebound

Industry hails glass packaging production rebound

By Rory Harrington

European glass packaging production bounced back to pre-recession levels in 2011 as output jumped over 4% to almost 22m tonnes, said the sector’s leading trade association.

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Time for Chinese beer market to engage the ladies: Mintel

By Ben Bouckley

The Chinese are drinking more beer and buying more expensive varieties, but multinational brewers need to innovate to seize growth opportunities presented by groups such as female drinkers, says Mintel.

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse


Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

By Rory Harrington

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

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