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Asia: FOA releases labeling scheme for mountain products

FAO's Mountain Partnership and Slow Food have launched a voluntary product label for mountain goods that is meant to improve market access for small...

Middle East: Nestlé inaugurates US$149M factory in Dubai

Nestlé has today inaugurated its new Al-Maha factory in Dubai, producing Nescafé coffee and Maggi cooking aids for the local and regional markets. Now operating...

World: Delta Food Industries opens dairy plant in SAIF Zone

Delta Food Industries  opened an AED 40 million (US$10.89 million) dairy plant in Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone) this month. "The new plant...

Middle East: UPM Raftlatac release film with PE, PP features

UPM Raflatac unveils Raflex PRO, a flexible film for applications where polypropylene (PP) would be too rigid. It joins the Raflex family of conformable films...

World: Eye, bone health among top health concerns, finds DSM study

Health concerns change throughout life, as people age, according to a DSM study on 7,000 people across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)...

Europe: Consortium gets €7.7M on packaging research

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international NanoPack consortium €7.7 million (US$8.82 million) to develop and demonstrate a solution for extending food shelf...

Middle East: Gulfood Manufacturing 2016 to open in November

The third edition of Gulfood Manufacturing in the Middle East will open at the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 7 to 9, 2016. Comprising...

Americas: Be the first-mover with regulatory approvals, healthy partnerships

Algatech (Algatechnologies) has received Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) approval for its all-natural astaxanthin AstaPure to be used as a food ingredient. This approval makes...

World: Algatechnologies distributes natural astaxanthin in Mexico

Algatechnologies has established a new distribution arrangement that will enable its AstaPure natural astaxanthin to be sold in Mexico for the first time. Ingredients from...

Europe: Algatech joins €1200M initiative

Israel's Algatechnologies joins the FoodConnects consortium as the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call. This Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has broad...
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