Sustainability

‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

DRINKTEC 2013: gea group: 'NOTHING COMPARes IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY'

‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.

Cargill says it has reduced supply chain risks with its new cultivated carrageenan texturizing products

Cargill cultivates carrageenan supply chain

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Cargill says it is diversifying its carrageenans portfolio in both location and species to combat the associated supply risks of the texturing ingredient derived from seaweed.

Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH IRISH AGRICULTURE MINISTER

Irish minister commits to growing dairy production by 50% in 5 years

By Fiona Barry

Enda Kenny, Ireland’s Prime Minister, and Simon Coveney, the Irish Minister for Agriculture said the country will take advantage of changes to Europe’s CAP (Common Agricultural Policy) which will allow increased dairy production.

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

TEAGASC SCIENTIST SAYS NEW PROBIOTIC CUTS CHOLESTEROL

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

By Fiona Barry

Irish scientists working with gut bacteria – microbiota – have found 'exciting opportunities' for value-added dairy products, according to the head of biotechnology at Ireland’s largest food research center.

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

See inside...Ireland’s largest ice cream manufacturer

By Fiona Barry

Silver Pail’s MD tells DairyReporter that the end of EU milk production quotas could bring price changes and discusses some of the trends shaping Ireland’s $3.6bn per year dairy export market. 

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 2013

DRINKTEC 2013: WHAT CAUGHT OUR EYE AT THE SHOW

Stealing the show: Added value dairy drinks at Drinktec 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.

KHS: PET milk bottle demand driving aseptic tech interest

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

KHS: PET milk bottle demand driving aseptic tech interest

By Mark ASTLEY

Speaking with DairyReporter.com at drinktec 2013 about its new Innosept Asbofill ASR machine, KHS pinpointed increasing demand from liquid milk processors for PET packaging as a key driver of fresh interest in aseptic filling technology.

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

Krones shakes up sterilization technology with new aseptic filler

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Krones senior project engineer, Fabian Schneider, explains why the firm's Contiform AseptBloc aseptic filler launched at Drinktec 2013 breaks new ground - saving time, energy and media by sterilizing preforms rather than finished PET bottles.

Tetra Pak to enter bio-based LDPE supply agreement with Braskem

Tetra Pak to enter bio-based LDPE supply agreement with Braskem

By Mark ASTLEY

Tetra Pak is set to enter into an supply agreement with Brazilian sugar cane-based biopolymer producer, Braskem - a deal the Switzerland-based firm has heralded as a "further step" in the development of 100% renewable packaging. 

Aseptic Technology 2013: Exclusive Online Event

MAY 30 2013: STARTS 9AM NEW YORK TIME, 3PM PARIS

Aseptic Technology 2013: Exclusive Online Event

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Our free online event, Aseptic Technology 2013, brings together leading suppliers, brand owners and specialists including GEA, Sidel, Solvay, Coca-Cola Hellenic and Zenith International.

ABF calls Oxfam food ethics attack ‘ridiculous’

ABF calls Oxfam food ethics attack ‘ridiculous’

By Shane Starling

Associated British Foods – worst-in-class in an Oxfam report critical of 10 food giants for essentially operating under a corporate social responsibility (CSR) “veil of secrecy” – has hit back, slamming the report ‘s findings as “ridiculous”.

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

By Rod Addy

A snack bar next to the Musée de Louvre in Paris will be the site of the first outlet selling products in edible packaging from WikiCell Designs, the company behind the concept.