Norma saves six tonnes of plastic waste with new herb packaging

Norma saves six tonnes of plastic waste with new herb packaging

German discounter Norma has been able to save six tonnes of raw material each year with the launch of a range of organic herbs in pots made from 100% recycled material.

Upfield takes stake in egg alternatives producer Oggs

Upfield takes stake in egg alternatives producer Oggs

Launched in 2019, Alternative Foods offers a range of products through its Oggs brand, including: baked goods; aquafaba (chickpea water which can be used to replace egg in recipes); and an egg substitute that can be scrambled.

Nestlé expects slower growth this year after 2021 performance beats expectations

Nestlé expects slower growth this year after 2021 performance beats expectations

Food group Nestlé has said that it expects underlying sales to rise around 5% and a broadly stable margin this year after strong demand coupled with price hikes helped growth accelerate ahead of expectations in the fourth quarter.

Sugar Market Heading To Second Year Of Supply Surplus: Analyst

Sugar Market Heading To Second Year Of Supply Surplus: Analyst

The global sugar market is expected to have a second year of small supply surplus in 2022/23 (October-September) as high benchmark prices and good weather boost crop prospects in the main producing countries, according to a report by CovrigAnalytics.

SIG introduces new aluminium-free solution

SIG introduces new aluminium-free solution

Packaging company SIG has expanded its lower-carbon, aluminium-free packaging portfolio with the release of Signature EVO.

Hershey's & Reese's 2022 Valentine's Day Treats

Hershey's & Reese's 2022 Valentine's Day Treats

Reese's Blossom-Top Miniature Cups are among this year's new items.

Carrefour invests in four Polish foodtech startups

Carrefour invests in four Polish foodtech startups

Four Polish startups in the foodtech sector have been awarded a grant from the Carrefour Foundation, the company has announced. The companies include Food Jack, KuMin.Sys, Nielone, and Yoush.

What next for Tesco in Central Europe? Four possible future scenarios

What next for Tesco in Central Europe? Four possible future scenarios

Earlier this year, it announced the sale of its Poland operations, which was expected by many suppliers who trade with Tesco in the region. The question now, is what direction the retailer will take next across its remaining operations in Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia?

Spar looks local with new brand positioning

Spar looks local with new brand positioning

The new positioning, called ‘The joy of Living Locally’ will launch in stores and across digital communications this month. Spar will use three pillars to bring the positioning to life in store: ‘Value on your doorstep’, ‘Nurture our neighbourhoods’, and ‘Passionate about local’.

5 sales trends to watch for 2022

5 sales trends to watch for 2022

Your company’s goal for the year is probably the same as always: to grow and increase sales revenue. To do that, you’ll need to be more informed than ever about buyer behavior, recent trends in selling (including B2B sales), and trends in sales management.

Diageo’s Guinness announces plans to introduce zero-emission transport

Diageo’s Guinness announces plans to introduce zero-emission transport

Guinness already has a zero-emission vehicle, which is used at the brewery. As part of a trial, which is currently taking place, the vehicle is being used to transport bulk beer in the Guinness tankers from St James’s Gate to Dublin Port, to help determine whether it can be used to transport heavy goods beyond the brewery.

Brazil sees coffee crop growing less than expected; deficit looms

Brazil sees coffee crop growing less than expected; deficit looms

Brazil's coffee production is key to balance the global supply. A smaller-than-average crop could cause a deficit and sustain coffee prices around current 10-year highs.