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Americas: PepsiCo joins The Recycling Partnership

PepsiCo joins The Recycling Partnership to address the continued shortfall in US recycling rates. Currently, still less than half of recyclables in U.S. homes...

Americas: Supermarket sees benefits using auto wrappers

US supermarket group Glass Gardens ShopRite in 2016 installed Mettler Toledo 880 Auto Wrappers in four of its stores, resulting in more than 1.5...

Europe: Firmenich to have more visually impaired people as sensory panelists

Firmenich is expanding its collaboration with blind and visually impaired people as sensory panelists to assess flavors and fragrances. Following successful pilots in Mexico and...

Americas: Almonds as top nuts for new product launches

California almonds were the number one nut used in new products worldwide in 2016, the 10th year that almonds have held the lead position...

Europe: More UK women take drinks made from protein powders

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products. Some 27% of UK respondents use...

Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Americas: Nestlé to build operations center in Uruguay

Nestlé will invest nearly CHF 17 million (US$17.8 million) in a new operations center in Uruguay that will include a production plant and a...

Americas: Sweetech flavors for clean label products

Bell Flavors and Fragrances introduces Sweetech technology as a smarter flavor enhancer alternative for the food and beverage industry. Sweetech comprises a range of flavors...

Americas: Multi-Color to gain foothold in Asia with acquisition

Multi-Color Corporation will acquire the labels division of Constantia Flexibles for approximately US$1.3 billion, payable in cash and stock. The combined annual revenues and EBITDA...

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