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September 2020

Bundaberg Brewed Drinks invests in Krones Craftmate C can filler

30-09-2020

The Krones Craftmate C can filler has enjoyed success since its debut at the BrauBeviale 2015, 80 beverage producers have since opted for this compact-size can filler. While the majority are craft breweries in North America, Krones delivered six of these machines to Australia in the last three years. For instance, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, an …

The Kissabel season kicks off with the orange and yellow varieties

30-09-2020

The European partners of the Ifored project have started to market the pink-flesh apples of 2020, and Kissabel will go on sale this October. The new European Kissabel apple season has begun. The project partners in the UK, France and Switzerland started harvesting two coloured-flesh varieties – Kissabel Orange and Kissabel Yellow. The …

Comexi joins CEFLEX and reaffirms its commitment to sustainability

29-09-2020

The initiative aims to improve the benefits of flexible packaging in the circular economy through innovative design solutions.   Comexi has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability and the circular economy by joining the Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging (CEFLEX). This initiative is a collaboration of over 160 European companies, …

ADM expands protein portfolio with textured wheat and pea

28-09-2020

New protein ingredients build upon ADM’s extensive portfolio, reaffirming the company’s position in the plant protein market.   ADM has announced the launch of Arcon T textured pea proteins, Prolite MeatTEX textured wheat protein, and Prolite MeatXT non-textured wheat protein. These protein solutions are said to improve the …

Editor’s pickSyntegon Technology’s Schiedam site celebrates anniversary and long heritage

28-09-2020

Business origins with Tevopharm in the early 1960s. Syntegon Technology’s site is celebrating over half a century of market presence. In October, the company’s Dutch site turns 60. As a provider of horizontal flow wrappers, infeed and distribution systems, the current Syntegon Packaging Technology took up business as Tevopharm, an …

Lyre’s secures AU$16m investment to lead global non-alcohol spirit growth

25-09-2020

Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic Spirit has concluded its latest seed round funding, securing a total of AU$16 million (US$11.3 million) in growth capital. This business injection accelerates Lyre’s vision of changing the way the world drinks, and provides ongoing investment for core product growth, category innovation and new market …

Ingredients lists still aren’t clear enough, survey finds

24-09-2020

Only 19% of respondents said they always recognise all the ingredients on a pack. Many food and beverage products do not offer the clear labelling that consumers want, according to a new research. In a survey of 1,000 adults in the UK and US, commissioned by Ingredient Communications and conducted by SurveyGoo, 50% of people said they are more …