Super hemp

HempCo Canada Superfoods has launched a new range of hemp oil, seeds, superfoods, supergreens and snacks under its first consumer facing brand, PlanetHemp.

Rare single malt

anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has released its eagerly anticipated 1975 Vintage. The exclusive single malt was drawn from just three casks at anCnoc’s Knockdhu Distillery in Scotland, UK. Only 1,590 bottles of this rare single malt will be available in markets including the UK, USA, Russia and Canada with a recommended retail price […]


Coconut water consumption analysed

While the UK’s coconut water market is thriving, Datamonitor Consumer’s latest research on the global coconut water market suggests that there are several unexploited countries that could hold even further potential. Findings show that although UK consumption is due to near 25 million litres in 2015, much higher growth is expected from Japan, Canada and […]


UK juice exports up 40% since 2010

Overseas sales of UK fruit and vegetable juices reached a record £65 million last year. UK juices are now shipped to 96 countries including Spain, Italy, Brazil and America. Apple and orange juice are among the biggest international sellers with £35 million in sales. The demand for UK fruit and vegetable drinks has soared by […]


Russia bans EU food imports

Russia has banned fruit, vegetables, meat, fish, milk and dairy imports from the United States, the European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, Russia’s prime minister told a government meeting today. Dmitry Medvedev said the ban was effective immediately and would last for one year. Russian officials were yesterday asked to come up with a list […]

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Tyrrells celebrates trade award

UK crisp brand Tyrrells has been presented with The Queens Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category. The award is given to companies that have demonstrated ‘outstanding strategic and commercial success in international markets’. Tyrrells currently trades with over 20 overseas markets, and international trade accounts for the company’s total turnover. Its key international […]

Tetra Pak FSC label breaks 20 billion

Tetra Pak has announced that more than 20 billion of its packages sold around the world this year carried the label of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The label, which was carried on around 8.5 billion Tetra Pak packages in 2010, certifies that the paperboard used for the packaging material comes from responsibly managed forests […]

DSM hooks Canadian fish oil firm

DSM has revealed a deal to acquire Ocean Nutrition Canada for a total enterprise value of £336 million (€415m). Ocean Nutrition Canada is a supplier of fish-oil derived omega-3 fatty acids (EPA and DHA) to the dietary supplement and food and beverage markets. The company – founded in 1997 – is headquartered in Halifax, Nova […]


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