Yakult has launched Phase III of its 10-year plan, which includes expanding its product range.

Yakult adjusts ten-year plan

By Jim Cornall

In 2011, Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. formulated a long-term business management vision “Yakult Vision 2020,” which it split into three phases. The company has just released its Phase III Plan covering the period 2017-2020.

Jason Chester (left) and Martyn Gill spoke to FQN in Berlin during the conference

Dispatches from GFSC 2016 in Berlin

InfinityQS: Leveraging data to make decisions

By Joseph James Whitworth

Software for quality control allows customers to make informed decisions about improving process capability, quality and safety, according to InfinityQS.

API Foils to expand across Europe

API Foils to expand across Europe

By Jenny Eagle

API which makes foils, laminates and holographs for brand enhancement and packaging protection for the snacks, beverage and confectionery industry, has expanded its management team in the UK and Poland.

Peacock Engineering acquires L&L Foods

Peacock Engineering acquires L&L Foods

By Jenny Eagle

Peacock Engineering, based in Geneva, has acquired L&L Foods, an Anaheim, California-based business specializing in portion control packaging.

Greif makes a variety of products for industries including food

Greif's Q2 hit by Turkish trouble

By Joseph James Whitworth

Greif’s Q2 financial results have been negatively impacted due to the occupation of a flexible products manufacturing facility in Hadimkoy, Turkey.

What does it take to be a food & beverage CEO?

Road to the top: What does it take to be a food & beverage CEO?

By Elaine Watson

What does it take to get to the top of a leading food and beverage company? Can you still make it from the shop-floor to the boardroom? Is an MBA essential? And do operations managers or R&D directors ever get to lead Fortune 500 companies, or do...

Bernhard Url looks set to be the next EFSA chief after winning board backing

EFSA Board backs Bernhard Url to be new chief

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is backing Dr Bernhard Url to be its next executive director after its management board selected the acting chief from a shortlist.

Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2014: Free Online Event!


Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2014: Free Online Event!


Join us on March 20 for a free online event devoted to filling technologies including aseptic, ESL and high pressure processing (HPP) that also teases out their packaging and branding implications

The new management team.

Meet the team from Romaco Group’s takeover

By Jenny Eagle

The Romaco Group, which supplies processing and packaging equipment,has announced its managerial team following the takeover of Kilian Tableting, which was completed this month.

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.

Dairy leading processing innovation at IPA 2010

Dairy leading processing innovation at IPA 2010

By Jane Byrne

Investments in European food processing machinery R&D are up on 2008 levels, with considerable innovation noted among exhibiting companies, reports the organisers of a trade event in Paris next month.


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