2020-06-05

Ribena-owner funds the hunt for climate-resilient blackcurrants

The half a million pound investment will support a five-year project aimed at developing new breeds of blackcurrants that can withstand the UKs changing climate and underlines LRSs commitment to our wider Growing for Good vision and biodiversity commitments.

investing
2020-06-05

Kaddy celebrates 100 suppliers and $3.5m funding

The Kaddy model and marketplace has become even more relevant in the covid-19 world as venue operators, retailers and suppliers seek more efficient back end processes.

growth
2020-06-05

From Orange Juice By-Product to a Functional Ingredient

The objective of this study was to produce a flour from orange juice by-product, characterize it, and then apply this flour to produce cookies.

research
2020-06-05

Coca-Cola lets 8000 employees taste the feeling’ of its shares

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) said 8000 employees had become shareholders in the business through the Ikageng Employee Share Trust created to offer workers shares and direct economic participation in the business.

South-Africa
2020-06-05

Bolthouse Farms drops 1915 organic cold pressed juice line, sees surge in juices with immunity benefits

Bolthouse Farms has discontinued its premium organic cold pressed juice brand 1915 amid declining sales, but says it is enjoying a strong uptick in sales of carrots and beverages high in vitamin C, which consumers associate with immunity.

shift
2020-06-04

Why Monster Beverage’s Shares Went Up 16.3% in May

The energy drink company is planning more new product launches for this quarter.

opinion
2020-06-04

Stellenbosch start-up wants maggots to fuel your next sports drink

Insects are being used for animal feed, but a South African start-up plans to become Africa’s first company to produce protein power from insects for human consumption.

startup
2020-06-04

South African grapefruit industry pulls back exports after speedy start

The early start to the South African grapefruit season and subsequent high shipment volumes initially caused some negative sentiment in the market, with some buyers expressing disbelief that the season was simply really early.

grapefruit
2020-06-04

Organic beverage formulation in the age of COVID-19

The organic beverage category continues to diversify and shows few signs of decelerating even as the marketplace changes as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

opinion
2020-06-04

ITC creates niche in packaged fruit beverages market

Amway’s Nutrilite All Plant Protein, known for its immunity property, combined with B Natural+ range is going to offer a better option for strengthening immunity and be a compelling value proposition for the customer.

India
2020-06-04

Blockchain Platform to Track $2.5B Worth of Tea Products

The Chinese province of Yunnan will track their tea supply chain using blockchain technology.

tea
2020-06-03

Sports nutrition brands attempt to serve endurance athletes

Closed gyms have the fitness faithful turning to endurance sports, but sports nutrition brands need to look beyond carbohydrates and energy to fulfill the needs of this market.

adapt
2020-06-03

Seltzers set to sparkle for Kopparberg

Swedish brewery Kopparberg is hoping to capitalise on a recent American craze by launching its own range of Hard Seltzer”, an alcoholic carbonated drink.

alcohol
2020-06-03

Satisfactory apple harvests for South Africa and New Zealand

This season’s apple harvests for South Africa and New Zealand are at optimal levels.

fresh
2020-06-03

Oatly cofounder talks scaling alt milk and need for local food production

From IT to oat milk, Bjorn Oste started working with his oat milk-inventing brother Rickard in the 1990s to build Oatly, the hugely successful, Sweden-born oat milk company, known for its quirky marketing campaigns, and more recently for selling out in major grocery stores at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

interview
2020-06-03

Argentina seeks bigger share of China’s organic market

From pears to honey, producers of organic products hope existing demand for healthy food will be consolidated after the coronavirus.

background
2020-06-02

Phocus Introduces Cola Flavored Sparkling Water With Natural Caffeine

The seventh flavor from the acclaimed sparkling water brand, Cola will join the current roster of Phocus offerings, including Peach, Grapefruit, Blood Orange, Yuzu & Lime, Cucumber, and Natural, and will be available nationwide.

NPD
2020-06-02

Meet the Latest Citrus Achievement Award Winner

This year, the honor goes to Steven B. Callaham, CEO and Executive Vice President of Dundee Citrus Growers Association (Dundee CGA).

person
2020-06-02

Citrosuco introduces New NFC Orange Juice to China

In April 2020, Brazilian orange juice supplier Citrosuco’s NFC freshly squeezed Mombuca orange juice officially entered the Chinese market through partner brand Zero Degrees Fruit Shop.

China
2020-06-01

World Citrus Organisation (WCO) presents annual Southern Hemisphere production forecast

The preliminary forecast is collected from industry associations in Argentina, Australia, Chile, Peru, South Africa, and Uruguay.

forecast
2020-06-01

The End of On-Premise Juicing: Twisted Alchemy Leads Industry to Ensure Patron Safety

Twisted Alchemy allows us to eliminate citrus waste and juice pressing labor.

NPD
2020-06-01

Supply chain innovation can reduce coronavirus food shortages

When considering a post-COVID-19 food system, we must focus on building resilience using modern innovation.

shift
2020-06-01

Global Stone Fruit Market Overview

The issue that the sector is most concerned about is the coronavirus crisis and its future development.

fresh
2020-06-01

CarryOn launches sparkling CBD waters that support mental wellbeing

New CBD beverage created as part of Ocean Spray Cranberries’ Lighthouse Incubator

NPD
2020-06-01

Agricultural Robots, Drones, and AI: 2020-2040: Technologies, Markets, and Players

The future of farming; ultra precision farming; autonomous farming; artificial intelligence; machine vision; mobile robots; autonomous tractors.

report
2020-05-29

Circular’ economy: Upcycling orange juice by-product to cut food waste and boost fibre intake.

What if by-products — which contain nutrients and bioactive compounds — could be upcycled for human consumption? A team of researchers from Brazil are investigating just that, focusing specifically on orange juice production.

circularity
2020-05-29

Uruguay’s citriculture has great potential

Today, oranges leave losses. It costs producers around 600 dollars to produce a ton of oranges, which they sell at an average of $ 700 FOB.

Uruguay
2020-05-29

Resilient farming’ in avocado and citrus orchards

Many growers implement more environmentally sustainable practices first and foremost because they believe it is the most effective way to grow food in an economically viable way, whether or not they get a premium on prices.

background
2020-05-28

Syngenta invests in $7m seed round for Israeli autonomous chemical reduction tech Greeneye

Trials already indicate how a precision method like Greeneye’s can reduce a farmer’s herbicide usage by 65‒92%, according to Greeneye.

chemicals
2020-05-28

Orange juice is the world’s top performing commodity so far this year

Orange juice prices have surged by more than 30% so far this year making it the world’s top performing commodity.

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