H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in north America and the fifth largest in the world.
The UK Food Standards Agency has published the findings of a study carried out by Hull York Medical School, determining reactions to aspartame in people who have reported symptoms in the past compared to people with no reported symptoms.
According to Canadean’s latest Quarterly Beverage Tracker, the final quarter of 2014 brought some welcome news to the west European beverage industry, with full-year consumption only declining by a marginal 0.3% due to mild winter weather.
Here is your weekly round-up of processing news.
There is no evidence that the Ebola virus can be transmitted through food in the European Union, according to EFSA scientists.
The March 2015 issue of Food and Drink Technology is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.
Product Focus: Dairy Ingredients: Beverage ingredients Packaging: Liquid filling Processing: Cold storage Show Coverage: Pro2Pac (22-25 March), Anuga FoodTec (24-27 March)