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In May, THAIFEX – ANUGA ASIA 2024 will make a return for businesses and entrepreneurs in the food and beverage industry. Organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand, and the Thai Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Koelnmesse from Germany, the show stands...
The first step of any journey is often the hardest, and the quest towards greater sustainability is no exception. Nevertheless, as Agatha Wong finds out, players in the industry – regardless of their size – can make a difference. PepsiCo has announced the launch of its second Greenhouse Accelerator programme...
This year's Alimentaria & Hostelco 2024 tackles the most pressing issues concerning the industry today. By J Antonio Valls, general manager of Alimentaria Exhibitions The year 2023 witnessed growth in the global food and beverage market, despite geopolitical instability and disruptions caused by rising fuel prices. In this uncertain climate, several...
Mayorga Coffee produces 30 different coffee roasts, and supports local organic farming methods by working directly with small, family-owned coffee growers in Mexico, Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru. “We produce a product that is sustainable, not only for the planet, but for the people...
Food safety is a top priority in the food industry, and with increasing consumer demands for safe and high-quality products, manufacturers must implement robust measures to help ensure the integrity of their food offerings. This article explores the vital role of product inspection technologies in keeping food safe. By...
The surging popularity of nuts and seeds as a healthy snack is driven by increased awareness of their nutritional benefits of these natural foods. However, these natural foods, like all agricultural commodities, carry risks of microbial contamination. Pathogens such as salmonella, e. coli and listeria are found in these...
Orange juice remains one of the most popular soft drinks around the world, but challenging weather conditions in 2021, 2022 and 2023 in the world’s major production regions of Brazil and Florida mean that the supply chain faces record raw material costs. As a result, producers will need to...
Whether it is a plant-based lactose-free alternative to milk, vegan ice cream or a meatless steak, the offer of non-animal food is continuously growing. The most important ingredients of these products are usually plant-based proteins. However, processing of these protein powders poses a challenge: In order to ensure optimum...
Food loss and waste is one of the most urgent challenges facing the food manufacturing industry today. Reducing waste is part of the UN’s 12th Sustainable Development Goal, which seeks to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns, while the third target under this goal includes reducing food loss in production...
The food industry places the highest demands on hygiene. This applies both to the employees working there and to the machines, systems and accessories used. The need for reliable hygiene standards and consistently implemented standards and guidelines is of enormous importance in this industry. This already starts with the...