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Sustainable Packaging Company DisSolves Acquired by GFRP

In the realm of sustainable packaging solutions, DisSolves, a startup founded in 2018 by chemical engineer Jared Raszewski, has garnered attention for its pioneering approach. The company specializes in edible films crafted from natural ingredients like sodium alginate and pullulan, offering a compelling alternative to traditional plastic packaging. DisSolves' technology, anchored in its patented edible films, holds promise for various industries, including vitamins, supplements, coffee, and personal care. Unlike many competitors reliant on PVA, a petrochemical derivative, DisSolves distinguishes itself with faster dissolving times and cleaner ingredient lists, aligning with the burgeoning demand for eco-conscious options. Recognizing the potential of DisSolves' innovative solutions,

Heinz Opens a New Hydrogen Plant

In response to growing consumer demand for sustainable products and driven by increasing pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Kraft Heinz has embarked on a bold initiative to integrate green hydrogen technology into its manufacturing processes. This move comes amidst a global push towards decarbonization and

Precision Fermentation: Pioneering the Future of Sustainable Food Production

In recent years, the landscape of food production has undergone a remarkable transformation, driven by advancements in biotechnology. One such breakthrough, precision fermentation, has emerged as a promising solution to address the pressing challenges of sustainability, ethical concerns, and nutritional demands in the global food system. At its core, precision fermentation harnesses the power of genetically modified microorganisms to precisely manufacture desired compounds, ranging from proteins and fats to flavors and sweeteners. What distinguishes this approach from traditional GMO crops is the extraction of modified microbes post-fermentation, leaving behind only the target ingredient. This process offers a multitude of advantages, including enhanced sustainability through reduced land

Ferrero's Strategic Moves and Financial Success in 2023: A Detailed Analysis

Acquisitions as Catalysts for Market Expansion: Ferrero's acquisition strategy played a pivotal role in expanding its market presence, notably in North America. The acquisition of Wells Enterprises in January 2023 marked a significant milestone, enabling Ferrero to enter the competitive North American ice cream market.

Novel Wax Coating Revolutionizes Food Safety and Reduces Waste

In the global battle against food waste and foodborne illnesses, a groundbreaking solution has emerged at the intersection of science and agriculture. With over 50% of fruits and vegetables lost during handling and post-harvest treatments, and foodborne diseases posing a significant health risk, the need for innovation
Ingredients & Additives

Global Market analysis for the Sequestrants Market 2022-2030

In the ever-evolving landscape of the global chemical industry, the sequestrants market stands as a pivotal player, contributing significantly to diverse sectors such as food and beverages. Sequestrants, with their unique ability to form stable complexes with metal ions, play a crucial role in mitigating the adverse effects of metal contaminants in various industrial processes. Global Sequestrants Market to Reach $13.8 Billion by 2030 In the changed post COVID-19 business landscape, the global market for Sequestrants estimated at US$10.1 Billion in the year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$13.8 Billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4% over the analysis period 2022-2030. Sodium Gluconate, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 3.7% CAGR and

Strategic Assessment of the Conveyor System Market: Forecasted CAGR of 4.45%, Envisaging Market Valuation of US$ 10.9 Billion by 2033

The Conveyor System Market is primed for substantial growth, driven by several key factors. Firstly, the expanding vehicle manufacturing industry is expected to play a significant role in driving market growth. Conveyor systems are crucial in optimizing assembly processes in automotive manufacturing, making them indispensable in this sector. Additionally, the global increase in mining activities, coupled with the continued growth in airport passenger handling and the expansion of freight transportation networks, is expected to boost the demand for conveyor systems in material handling. As of 2023, the global conveyor system market is valued at approximately US$ 6.4 billion. Projections from Future Market Insights suggest a promising trajectory, with an expected Compound Annual Growth Rate

Sustainable Packaging Market: Growth, Trends & Market Players

The Sustainable Packaging Market size is expected to grow from USD 271.86 billion in 2023 to USD 393.39 billion by 2028, at a CAGR of 7.67% during the forecast period (2023-2028). Sustainable packaging is the creation and use of packaging that improves sustainability. It makes more use of life cycle assessments and

TOMRA Food to showcase innovative potato sorting solutions at IFPA’s Global Produce and Floral show in Anaheim

TOMRA Food, a pioneer in cutting-edge sorting solutions, is gearing up to reveal its latest technologies for fresh pack potatoes at the forthcoming IFPA’s Global Produce & Floral Show. Taking place from October 19-21 in Anaheim, California, the event will feature the TOMRA team at Booth 3304, showcasing how their state-of-the-art sorting solutions can transform the efficiency of potato sorting lines. Diarmuid Meagher, TOMRA Processed Food’s VP and Sales Manager for the Northwestern and Western Regions, USA and Canada, conveyed his excitement about the event. “We are thrilled to reconnect with our IFPA Potato sector clientele in Anaheim,” Meagher expressed. “We have noteworthy updates on our TOMRA 3A and 5A sorter developments to share. Our ongoing innovation ensures that our Potato grower

Everything You Need to Know About Cashew Nuts in Tanzania

Cashews are certainly unusual nuts. A raw cashew nut cannot be eaten immediately after being harvested because it is poisonous. It first has to be heat-treated. It has a delicate flavor with a slightly spongy-firm texture to boot. Cashews are one nut that people with food intolerance can eat without worry. This is

New tool for tackling seafood fraud

While Australia has the third largest fishing zone in the world, covering over 8 million km2, it is estimated that over 60% of seafood eaten in Australia is imported from overseas. Researchers at UNSW Sydney are part of an ongoing collaborative project, led by ANSTO, that is developing new ways to determine exactly
Catering & Hospitality

Next-Generation Vending Hopes to Solve Your Labor Woes

Vipin Jain remembers the days when vending machine options were rather limited. Hungry diners could maybe find a bag of chips, can of soda or granola bar, but nothing that was fresh or the makings of a more substantial meal. Jain, the CEO and co-founder of Blendid, an automated smoothie kiosk, had a bigger vision for the future. He was inspired by a machine featured in the TV franchise “Star Trek”—the replicator, which made food exactly to a person's preferences each time. “I wanted to make a replicator. So, we started the company,” Jain said. “We had a very simple mission, and that was to make food and to make food available to the way you like it, anytime of the day, anywhere you are.” Blendid now has 12 units across the U.S. in places such as college campuses and hospitals. The company

Modern Vending Makes the Grade at SUNY Campus

While college campuses have largely recovered from the COVID shutdowns, the foodservice auxiliary at SUNY Delhi, New York found itself challenged to meet the "off hours" food demand that often typifies student lifestyles. The main cafeterias were in full swing by the time classes resumed to normal following the
Country Reports

Brazil Acquires Approval To Export Chicken Meat To Algeria

On October 12, the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture announced the formalization of an agreement between Brazil and Algeria, solidifying their commitment after a thorough review of certifications and the establishment of health and safety standards for poultry. Algeria, boasting a self-sufficiency rate in poultry meat of nearly 90% among African nations, has recently encountered difficulties within its domestic poultry industry. This has prompted authorities to explore international avenues for poultry supplies. The Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) has strategically positioned itself to meet Algeria's demand for poultry products, particularly focusing on halal chicken meat. Ricardo Santin, the President of ABPA, emphasized the pivotal role of Halal certification in penetrating

Food Industry Sector Boosts Egypt’s Exports By 10.5% In 7 Months

Egypt’s food industry sector is one of the most important strategic productive sectors in the national economy, as it creates thousands of direct and indirect jobs, meets the local market needs, and exports to regional and global markets. Minister of Trade and Industry, Ahmed Samir, said that the sector contributes a

SIAL Paris Reasserts Its Standing as The World’s Foremost Food Industry Event

The latest edition of SIAL Paris has just come to a close. The results are extremely positive, showing it to be the world’s first large-scale event to succeed in reaching its pre-pandemic level, both in terms of exhibitors and visitors. Indeed, the trade fair assembled more than 7,000 exhibitors from 127 countries (90% from abroad) with admission figures nearly equivalent to those of 2018: 265,000 professionals and an even more spectacular proportion of visitors from abroad (85%) including 50% importers/exporters and 8,000 top purchasers who alone represent a purchasing portfolio of more than 50 billion euros. The event upheld all its promises to reunite the businesses of the sector, reinforcing its position as the not-to-be-missed gathering of the worldwide agribusiness field. The


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