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.
Gulfood Manufacturing 2016
Tetra Pak showcased the latest version of its PlantMaster - factory control, supervision and operation software suite, with a global launch at Gulfood Manufacturing.
Dispatches from GFSC 2016 in Berlin
Software for quality control allows customers to make informed decisions about improving process capability, quality and safety, according to InfinityQS.
IoPP (the Institute of Packaging Professionals) has recognized TricorBraun packaging consultant Mary Slaga with a Lifetime CPP (Certified Packaging Professional) Certification.
Enzymes supplier Novozymes is restructuring its business in a move designed to deliver innovation more quickly and with greater commercial impact.
Amcor Rigid Plastics USA has snapped up the manufacturing assets and intellectual property of Eco-Groupe, Inc.
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, based in Geneva, has acquired L&L Foods, an Anaheim, California-based business specializing in portion control packaging.
The senior management of Multisorb Technologies has partnered with Summer Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York.
Coca-Cola Company shareholder Wintergreen Advisers says the company's statement over a revised equity plan for senior management 'calls into question the competence and leadership of the board of directors and management'.
Niagara Bottling, a bottled water producer, is incorporating quality management software to increase the safety at its plant.
Krones is celebrating after US business publication Forbes named it among Western Europe's 50 most trustworthy companies.
Greif’s Q2 financial results have been negatively impacted due to the occupation of a flexible products manufacturing facility in Hadimkoy, Turkey.
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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.
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Lyle’s Golden Syrup has launched a Breakfast Bottle with a flip cap and non-drip valve.
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.
A UK scheme has received almost £700,000 in funding to support the food and drink sector until the end of 2015.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is restructuring its GB and Ireland consumer healthcare business with Ribena and Lucozade consolidated as a separate business under new management ahead of a sale.
MillerCoors has joined the Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC) as a corporate member.
Diageo will spend around £100m refocusing its global supply and procurement operations to reflect acquisitions in key emerging markets, but says the streamlining operation will probably mean job losses.
The UK’s Food and Drink Federation has introduced a guide for food companies on how to identify risk in their supply chain, as part of an approach to sustainable sourcing.
LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR: BRAU BEVIALE 2012
Rolf Keller and Andrea Kalrait from Nürnberg Messe talk to Ben Bouckley about the key themes of Brau Beviale 2012, live from the show floor.
Sealed Air promises ‘no smiles or frowns’ with new Cryovac shrink sleeve
DISPATCHES FROM PACK EXPO 2012, CHICAGO
Scott Keefauver from Sealed Air tells BeverageDaily.com how beverage brands can save money by using his firm’s new Cryovac 360 multilayer shrink sleeves on bottles, and eliminate 'smiles and frowns’.
APPE has refuted reports that parent company La Seda de Barcelona (LSB) has shelved plans to grow the plastics packaging business after failing to raise sufficient share capital.
Fuji Seal International has announced the takeover of Pago Holdings for €101m (CHF 121m) as part of a strategy to broaden its product portfolio to become a ‘total packaging’ supplier.
DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC 2012
In this exclusive video shot at Anuga FoodTec 2012, Hans Hiendl from Krones explained the principles behind the firm's Twin-Flow concept launch to BeverageDaily.com, and identified an interesting new Asian mixed-drinks trend.
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.
KHS has developed a compact keg washing and racking machine for small and medium sized brewers and other beverage makers.
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.
Kirin to close two breweries in new profit focus
Kirin Holding plans to close two domestic breweries as part of a three year plan to increase operating income by around 50 per cent.
Packaging line monitor could help save costs
Less downtime and faster changeovers are claimed for a new tool that monitors, controls and measures single or multiple food and beverage packaging lines.
Big brewers suffer post-Christmas hangover
SABMiller, Diageo and Magners cider maker C&C group have all announced hits to their operations amidst fears of weakening consumer demand for beer and alcohol in the current global economic downturn.
New Reusable Packaging Association team
The US-based Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) has announced a new leadership team tasked with growing membership growth.
Packaging companies taking a hit: report
Reduction in orders and raw material prices are reportedly affecting some of the leading global packaging suppliers.
Companies urged to 'green' their supply chain
Firms should look at measures to make their supply chains 'greener'
not only because it is seen as 'doing the right thing' but because
it is also the 'right thing to do', a new study suggests.
Wal-Mart chief pledges higher prices for sustainable suppliers
The chief executive of the world's biggest retailer yesterday
promised to favour suppliers providing high quality and ethically
Danone restructures senior management
Danone yesterday announced a major restructuring of its senior
management as it continues to refocus its operations towards being
a leading player in health and nutrition.
Chr Hansen streamlines through paprika business sale
Chr Hansen has sold its paprika business activities and production
facilities in Spain and India to allow it to focus on value-added
activities, the company announced on Thursday.
Processors flock to risk management services says study
The safety of food and drinks has risen to the top of UK boardroom
agendas in 2007 with more of them taking out insurance policies on
recalls, according to a report released today.
Cadbury set to cast off senior managers
Cadbury said yesterday it will restructure its activities in
Britain and Ireland, resulting in the dismissal of several senior
Tna offers snack makers user-friendly bagging line
Packaging and processing giant tna is set to unveil a fully
integrated packaging line - allowing snack makers to concurrently
monitor several aspects of the production process - at the upcoming
trade show Snackex.
Industry issues guidance document on food safety training
A guidance document released today by the UK's industry is designed
to help plant managers ensure their food safety professionals are
up-to-date with the latest proceedures.
Red Devil on course for global expansion
Ultra Premium Brands (UPB), the developer of leading energy drinks
brand Red Devil, has been bought out by its management, who are
hoping to develop it as the number two energy drinks business in
In a bid to improve the efficiency of its production network,
Heineken UK is planning to implement some state-of-the-art product
Shanghai trade fair rescheduled
The Asia Bottled Water Association (ABWA) has rescheduled its trade
fair following the World Health Organisation's decision to grant
clearance for travel to Shanghai.
Changes ahead at ChampionLyte?
ChampionLyte says it is in the final stages of negotiations with a
former Snapple executive to head up the company's soon-to-be-formed
Snow Brand reduces stake in French wine
Japan's scandal-hit Snow Brand Milk Products has said that it now
plans to cut its shares in a French winery joint venture as part of
a major restructuring plan.