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  • The rapid spread of COVID-19 has placed how we interact, but what does this mean for key workers in the food sector? 

  • Is your food COVID-19 safe?

    04 Apr 2020 Harvard School of Public Health
    As we navigate these unprecedented times, many are wondering how to safely shop, order, and prepare food to minimize transmission of the novel coronavirus.
  • Coronavirus and the Food You Eat - Food safety experts address 12 top concerns
  • PepsiCo has unveiled a US$45m support package to provide relief to communities ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global food processing machinery industry.
  • The CPG manufacturing industry is ready and able to keep working in the pandemic, heads of trade associations told Food Dive. Food and beverage manufacturing, delivery and retail is always rolling, re ...
  • The company said it has funded 50 additional fast-track innovation projects leading to product launches within six to 12 months. It has significantly reduced the average duration of centrally-led rese ...
  • D&L Industries, the country’s largest specialty foods ingredients, plastics and oleochemicals firm
  • The launch of combibloc EcoPlus disrupted the market by eliminating the need for an aluminium foil barrier layer in aseptic beverage cartons for the first time, significantly reducing environmental im ...
  • On the sidelines of Gulfood 2020, Dubai Chamber highlights $545 million F&B opportunities at EXPO 2020.
  • His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), today opened a quartet of sector-specific global food trade platforms at Dubai World Trade Centre

  • Gulfood Manufacturing Foodtech Summit: Urban farming focus

    24 Aug 2019 Omer Abbas, Conference Producer, Gulfood Manufacturing Foodtech Summit
    Alesca Life: revolutionizing urban farming 
  • Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit - Announcing the agenda 

    08 Aug 2019 Omer Abbas, Conference Producer, Gulfood Manufacturing Foodtech Summit
    Gulfood Manufacturing FoodTech Summit 2019 - Announcing the agenda 
  • Pepsico announced yesterday several initiatives to reduce the amount of plastic it uses for its beverages.
  • A new AI-enabled product has been launched in the UAE to revolutionise food waste management for the benefit of both businesses and consumers.
  • New fund to tackle climate change in agrifood sector

    25 Jun 2019 Food & Drink International
    A consortium of scientific research and academic institutions in the UK are joining forces to identify solutions to tackle climate change linked to the agricultural sector.
  • The new plant-based Beyond Beef to release and boost shares. 
  • Britain's Ocado is ploughing £17 mil (RM 89.80 mil or US$ 22mil) into the emerging "vertical farming" industry, further diversifying the online grocer and technology group's business.
  • Retail giant Target is quietly working on a blockchain for supply chains

    10 Jun 2019 Anna Baydakova , Ian Allison, Coindesk
    Since mid-2018 the Minnesota-based retailer has been working on a blockchain-powered solution for supply chain management, dubbed ConsenSource.
  • In today's world, consumers have become used to having a number of choices. The same expectation is seen for food. They want more sizes, flavors, packaging types, as well as organic, nut-free, dairy-f ...
  • Along with local bottling partner Varun Beverages PepsiCo has said to invest USD 70 million to build a food manufacturing plant in Uttar Pradesh. This greenfield plant will create new jobs and will al ...
  • IFF launches a new purpose and brand identity, under the theme "Uncommon Sense" IFF wants to challenge the whole industry.
  • An industry study has found that 84% of UK manufacturers believe the government should be doing more to help deliver digitalisation of workplace operations.
  • Chinese food tech VC Bits x Bites has created The China Food Tech Hub, a new model to foster cooperation between startups and corporations.
  • Ramadan is regarded as the most important religious event of the year in the Middle East. 
  • According to a new report, ice cream processing equipment is projected to experience substantial demand during the forecast period 2019–2029.
  • Building on the growing vegan and vegetarian movement, Firmenich has introduced a comprehensive portfolio of “ Smart Protein” solutions, designed to create great-tasting plant-based food and beverages.
  • In a Gulfood exclusive interview, we asked Seedlink’s front runner, Muhammad Altalib, about the startup’s current projects and future vision. 
  • Shifting customer preference towards healthy refreshing and rehydrating drinks from carbonated drinks has shifted the positioning of coconut water from a niche health product to a daily drink.
  • PepsiCo opens new potato plant in Pakistan

    05 May 2019 Jehangir Nasir, Pro Pakistani
    PepsiCo has officially opened its new manufacturing facil­ity in Multan, Pakistan.
  • Featuring over 700 sqm of green space, it is the first of its kind in the Middle East.
  • Nestlé has teamed up with French retail giant Carrefour to allow consumers to access information in what is believed to be the first Blockchain on a national brand in Europe.
  • Once a city where unsightly and foul-smelling landfills loomed over entire neighborhoods, Seoul now operates one of the most rigorous food waste recycling programs in the world.
  • Exhibiting for the first time at Gulfood Manufacturing, Firmenich completes the array of biggest international flavour and fragrances powerhouses at the trade show.
  • New exhibitor categories to complement sourcing needs of FMCG manufacturers.