13-Nov-2017 By Jenny Eagle
Graphic Packaging International and Graphic Packaging International Canada have agreed to acquire Seydaco Packaging Corp and its affiliates National Carton and Coating Co., and Groupe Ecco Boites Pliantes Ltée.
15-May-2017 By Rachel Arthur
Premiumization will be key for the beer market going forward, but that doesn't mean simply charging more for products: they must offer added value and an experience, say industry experts.
29-Mar-2017 By Elizabeth Crawford
Startup Misfit Juicery is taking a two prong approach to the growing threat to the juice category posed by consumers’ increasing concern about sugar, and in doing so is setting itself apart from the competition.
30-Aug-2016 By Jenny Eagle
Yili has partnered with SIG Combibloc to launch two Baoquzhu UHT yogurt drinks, packed in CombiblocSmall 250ml.
04-Jul-2016 By Jenny Eagle
SHS Drinks, which produces WKD, Shloer, and Woody’s, has partnered with M&H Plastics to produce a 50ml version of its Bottlegreen cordials, sparkling pressé and mixers.
17-May-2016 By Jenny Eagle
Elopak has partnered with Nippon Paper Industries to launch its Pure-Pak carton in Japan.
13-May-2016 By Rachel Arthur
Functional beverages are tapping into consumer interest in health and wellness, but consumers are increasingly discerning and demand drinks deliver on their promises.
19-Oct-2015 By Jenny Eagle
Treofan has spent €60m in the past two years upgrading its plants in Germany, Italy and Mexico. It also has a sales office in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, US.
Dispatches from Canadean International Beer Strategies, Amsterdam
20-May-2015 By Rachel Arthur
Social media strategies need to refrain from insistently pushing brands; but instead add value for consumers, explains Ashley Vinson, head of brand strategy Benelux, Twitter.
Beverage & Dairy Treatment 2015: Meiji and Refresco Gerber
05-Feb-2015 By Rachel Arthur
Developments in processing technologies can open doors for new products and product categories – but how do they make the leap from concept to convention?
20-Oct-2014 By Ben BOUCKLEY
A Canadean survey of 2,000 UK consumers found that 41% think liquid water enhancers from the likes of Robinsons, Oasis and Vimto are too pricey, casting doubt on the category’s growth prospects.
DRINKTEC 2013: WHAT CAUGHT OUR EYE AT THE SHOW
23-Sep-2013 By Ben BOUCKLEY
Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages.
RPC Group has said adjusted operating profit before exceptional items is slightly ahead of expectations, in their trading performance update.
19-Apr-2013 By Rod Addy
Lightweighting will remain a big trend influencing RPC Group's business strategy, according to Pim Vervaat, the packaging firm's new boss.
18-Sep-2012 By Ben Bouckley
After launching its first cassava-based beer in Mozambique last year, SAB Miller is taking part in an EU-funded scheme that involves researching alternative foods drawn from the crop’s byproducts.
05-Mar-2012 By Rory Harrington
Ardagh has completed the acquisition of the Boxal Group and Szenna Pack from Exal Corp for €85m.
07-Feb-2011 By Rory Harrington
Turkish company Polinas has acquired biaxially-oriented polyester (BOPET) producer Nuroll from M&G Group as part of a strategy to grow its share of the European flexible packaging market.
Bemis sees upturn in flexible packaging demand
29-Jan-2010 By Rory Harrington
Bemis said a gradual improvement in demand for flexible packaging, especially for shelf-life extension products, was a major factor in it posting better than expected Q4 and year end results.
Closure push opens up beverage pack potential
09-Apr-2009 By Neil Merrett
A new report suggests shifting consumer demand for resealable packaging, reflecting environmental concerns and rising income levels, is boosting global sales of growth for caps and closures, particularly in beverages.
Bakers IAWS, Hiestand in 2.5bn euro merger
09-Jun-2008 By Lindsey Partos
Irish baker IAWS is set to merge with Hiestand of Switzerland to
create Aryzta, a €2.5bn firm that will spear the €30bn global
value-added bakery market.
FDF urges Chancellor to support food and drink industry
06-Mar-2008 By Linda Rano
The UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is urging the UK Chancellor
of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, to support the food and drink
industry in his first budget.
AAK UK continues to expand specialist focus
09-Jul-2007 By Karen Willmer
Specialist fat and oil manufacturer AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) UK has
acquired Croda Food Services in a bid to expand its specialist
Food and industrial ingredients drive Tate & Lyle growth
23-May-2007 By Jess Halliday
Tate & Lyle has reported a strong full year 2007, the third
consecutive year of sales growth and a key one for repositioning
towards value added ingredients. But despite this, EU sugar reform
continues to prove a drag.
Tate and Lyle talks sweeteners and starch sale with Syral
10-May-2007 By Jess Halliday
Tate & Lyle is in advanced talks with Syral SAS regarding
the sale of certain food and industrial ingredients facilities in
the UK, Belgium, France, Italy and Spain.
Friesland takes spray drying to Asia
29-Jan-2007 By Neil Merrett
Friesland Foods is expanding its spray drying operations within
Indonesia, as it looks to capture growing demand for powdered
ingredient ranges in the region.
Campina targets appetite control with Fabuless deal
24-Nov-2006 By staff reporter
Weight management moved further into the mainstream dairy sector
this week after ingredients firm DSM signed a deal to put its
Fabuless satiety product into a new Optimel dairy drink from
On-target Tate & Lyle forms fermentation partnership
02-Oct-2006 By Anthony Fletcher
Tate & Lyle has formed a partnership to speed up the
commercialisation of fermented ingredients after posting on-target
Tate & Lyle expands ingredients empire
05-Dec-2005 By Anthony Fletcher
New acquisitions announced today by Tate & Lyle underline the
UK group's strategy of achieving a truly diverse added value
Carbery corporate relaunch focuses on value added market
05-Dec-2005 By Anthony Fletcher in Paris
Carbery believes that its new corporate structure will enable the
dairy ingredients giant to tap growing demand for added value
products and provide a one-stop-shop for manufacturers.
APV Baker to aid product line diversification
28-Nov-2005 By Peter Stiff
APV Baker has developed a new co-extrusion technology that will
enable food makers in the cereal and snack market to add value to
their products in a number of ways including a larger variety of
shapes and an even wider range of fillings.
Added value seals Danone sales rise
19-Oct-2005 By Chris Mercer
Added value dairy and soft drinks lead Danone to a sales rise in
the third quarter, but the firm is banking on a new pricing and
innovation strategy to re-ignite itself at home in France.
SIG divests to concentrate on core business
SIG is selling the Italian companies SIG Simonazzi (beverage
filling equipment) andSIG Alfa (labelling machines) to the Tetra
Tate & Lyle to up sucralose output
Tate & Lyle, the British sugar and starches group, is to expand
production of the sweetener sucralose at its plant in the US to
meet increased demand for its Splenda brand.
Italian unit for Sabaté closure business
Sabaté Diosos has established an Italian subsidiary, Sabaté Italia,
for the sales of its cork division products.