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Colombia aims to realize valuable business at the Pacific Alliance's business roundtable

ProColombia expects that entrepreneurs will realize businesses of more than one million dollars during the Pacific Alliance's business roundtable, being held in the city of Pereira.This was confirmed by Felipe Jaramillo, director of ProColombia, who said that "that figure will increase significantly during the.....

Migros is testing the sale of Migusto Foodboxes

Migros has now started a new pilot project. In six selected stores in German-speaking Switzerland one can now buy the so-called Foodbox ingredients which change on a weekly basis. Every box contains all the ingredients for a special Migusto-meal for two persons and costs between 22.50 and 33 Swiss.....

Timo Hoogenboom:

“Legumes no competition for fresh vegetables”

Brand names are becoming more and more important on the market for tinned foods, beans and legumes. Looking at the market shares, the share of private labels is decreasing. Compared to this, HAK has seen its market share rising. The vegetable producer sees a lot of potential in the market for beans and.....

Hungary: Investments to increase tomato processing capacity

Kecskemét-based Univer Product Zrt. is investing a total of 4.3 billion forints (about 14.08 million Euro) in the expansion of its processing capacity, with a non-repayable state subsidy of 2.1 billion forints (about 6.87 million Euro). The Hungarian Minister of National Economy Varga Mihály emphasised that.....

Polish juice market is on a surge

Health trends are behind the gradual growth of juice consumption in the Polish market. According to data from Euromonitor, the total value of the juice market in 2016 amounted to PLN 5.5 billion (about 1.29 billion Euro), compared to PLN 5.1 billion (about 1.20 billion Euro) in 2015. In turn, the forecasts.....

Italy: Orogel grows by 11% in six months

CEO Bruno Piraccini and General Manager Giancarlo Foschi announced that, over the first six months of 2017, Orogel increased its turnover by 11% reaching €120 million.The press conference to illustrate financial statement data"The growth is quite significant, as the first six months of 2016 already registered.....

Do’s and Don’ts when freezing IQF mango

The global trend for a healthy lifestyle is one of the reasons why the IQF fruit market is experiencing such an increase in demand, mostly for IQF mango, IQF strawberries and IQF raspberries. IQF fruit are more and more used as raw ingredients for bakery, confectionary and dairy products, gaining more.....

McDonald's launches Durian McFlurry in Malaysia

Yesterday, fast food giant McDonald's launched the D24 Durian McFlurry in Malaysia. The sweet treat costs RM8.99 (S$2.86) and contains actual D24 durian pulp, McDonald's said in its online menu.The fast food chain's menu features other locally inspired limited edition desserts, including Kon Gemilang -.....

Peru exported more canned artichokes from January to July

Peru exported 12,747,184 kilograms of canned artichokes for an FOB value of US $ 35,818,169 between January and July of this year. This volume is higher than the 10,173,199 kilos for US $ 26,919,655 shipped abroad in the same period of 2016.According to the Agrodata Peru website, the United States was the main.....

Styria: New taste experiences

Austria: Ice cream with pumpkin seed oil is a Summer hit

Local producers of pumpkin seed oil have come up with something special: This summer they are visiting all the state capitals and the federal capital - and they are bringing extraordinary ice cream flavors with them, like pumpkin seed, Hirschbirne or organic apple. "This way we are surprising all gourmets with.....

IQF veg industry to rise to $2 trillion by 2026

The commercial advantage of keeping individually quick frozen (IQF) vegetables in stock continues to drive their demand among retailers, grocery stores and independent vegetable & fruit vendors from around the world. The global demand for IQF vegetable is expected to rise on account for their longer shelf.....

Nissin Foods launches new line of veggy packed Cup Noodles

Rising health awareness among US consumers has become a strong influence on the shopping decisions of your average American. In response Nissin Foods returned to its test kitchens to develop a new recipe for its famous brand, Cup Noodles, which debuts today.Dubbed a “step forward in improving its nutritional.....

Orogel turnover up 11% reaching €120

Italian frozen food producer Orogel generated turnover of €120 million in the first six months of 2017, up 11% year-on-year.According to general manager, Giancarlo Foschi, the performance was due to “a very active first quarter as a result of a cold season, which usually increases sales”.The jams segment.....

Japanese potato chip manufacturer increasing potato production

Faced with having to stabilize the supply of potatoes for its chips, Japanese snack maker Calbee is increasing the amount of the crop it grows in rice fields.Paddy-field potatoes are mainly grown in Kyushu, Japan's southernmost main island, but Calbee also plans to start cultivating them in the northern.....

Grant to improve mango flavour in India

Dr Ram Kulkarni, assistant professor at the School of Biological Sciences, Symbiosis International University (SIU), India, has recently been announced as the recipient of a US$72,000 grant awarded by Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India.Dr Kulkarni received this grant in the Early.....