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Asia Pacific: Australia wine sector to grow A$12.7 billion in 2024, says GlobalData

The Australian wine sector is projected to grow from A$11.3 billion (US$7.9 billion) in 2019 to A$12.7 billion in 2024, with a compound annual...

Europe: Unilever sets €1 billion sales target from plant-based meat, dairy alternatives

Unilever has announced a new annual global sales target of €1 billion (US$1.21 billion) from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives, within the next five...

Europe: Amcor’s paperless cheese packaging wins award

Amcor has won a Silver prize at the 2020 Packaging Innovation Awards, sponsored by Dow, for its Matrix range, a paper-based, paraffin-free and recyclable...

Europe: Connect with consumers with QR codes, Yeo Valley Organic

Britain’s organic brand Yeo Valley Organic has rolled out connected packaging across all products as part of their new ‘Put Nature First’ brand platform. Working...

Europe: All hands on deck to create the moisture-resistant bakery coating for baked goods,...

Azucarera has launched moisture-resistant bakery coating that maintains its consistency and texture after defrosting and is the first on the market not to contain...

Europe: Ferrero company to buy Fox’s UK biscuit business

CTH, a Ferrero-related Company says it will acquire Fox’s branded and retailer own-brand, including M&S, biscuit business from Northern Food Grocery Group Limited (NFGG) for...

Americas: Consumers confused about whole grain labels, finds survey

Whole grain labels on cereal, bread, and crackers are confusing to consumers and could cause them to make fewer healthy choices, according to the...

Americas: Bimbosan’s baby food packaging has 40% bio-based material, ProAmpac

Flexible packaging company ProAmpac is producing its first ProActive renewable products for the baby food market with Bimbosan’s newest premium baby formula, cereal supplements...

Europe: Humble beginnings of ready meals, Huhtamaki

Seemingly designed for hurried 21st century lifestyles, pre-cooked convenience foods have had an enduring history. Forecasts predict that they’re here for the long run. Ready...

Europe: Businesses adapt, go online due to COVID-19 pandemic

Although the coronavirus pandemic has been tough on small and medium sized food producers, who typically sell their products to restaurants, cafes, caterers and...