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.

Picture Copyright: Kai Seidler

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.

The FoodNavigator team's take on IFT 2009

The FoodNavigator team's take on IFT 2009

Last month, major industry players got together in Anaheim, California for this year's IFT trade show - and the FoodNavigator team was there to cover all the latest developments.

Early harmonisation urged for stevia standards, methods

Dispatches from EUSTAS stevia symposium

Early harmonisation urged for stevia standards, methods

By Jess Halliday in Leuven

As the stevia industry is poised for wide take-up, harmonisation and recognition of the need for standards is crucial to securing a good reputation from the outset, according to ChromaDex CEO.

Coca-Cola targets rural China

Coca-Cola targets rural China

Coca-Cola has confirmed that construction has begun on a new
bottling plant in the Zhangquiu City near Jinan, capital of
Shandong Province in east China. The move is part of a trend
whereby large food and drink companies are increasingly...


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