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BFJA Symposium offered two views on sustainability

The British Fruit Juice Association (BFJA) held its annual Symposium, its 70th, today in London, on the theme of sustainability.

Beverages Europe United Kingdom

Carbon dioxide now more profitable than beverages

The shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Europe is likely to continue for at least three weeks, according to IEG Vu sources. Some are hazarding that it might be late July before supplies are back to normal.

Carbonates Europe United Kingdom


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New edible nut, fruit juice, grain, meat and egg values added to Price Graphing Tool

More than 70 new price lines were added to IEG Vu’s Price Graphing Tool in June, including values for Brazilian soybeans and corn, African-origin cashew kernels, European beef and eggs, and Chinese raw material asparagus.

Grape Juice Canned Asparagus

Chinese state will acquire Polish apple processor

SDIC Zhonglu Fruit Juice Co Ltd, a state-owned company, will buy Appol of Poland for PLN68.5 million (USD18.4 mln)

Apple Juice China

Poor quality fruit cuts processed mango price

India’s new crop Alphonso mango purée is definitely cheaper than it was last year, due mainly to a sharp decline in the fruit price. IEG Vu sources reckon that the fruit was 15% cheaper than had been initially expected.

Mango Puree India

Rise in Moroccan citrus and orange juice production

Citrus production for Morocco’s 2017/18 marketing year (which started in September 2017) has benefited greatly from favourable weather conditions.

Orange Juice Morocco

China refuses to disclose AJC and other export figures

China exported around 58,540 tonnes of AJC in April this year, an increase of around 8,800 tonnes from April 2017. This is a figure estimated by IEG Vu.

Beverages Apple Juice

Communication key to raising tomato consumption, say experts

Strengthening the tomato industry’s communication strategy through online and offline promotion was highlighted as the main booster for consumption of processed tomato in a sluggish market at the 13th World Processing Tomato Congress.

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SIAL aims to reflect dynamism of global food and beverages

The world food and beverages sector is a very dynamic one and this year’s SIAL exhibition in Paris, France, will reflect that, IEG Vu was told.

France Italy

Book your place now at the BFJA Annual Symposium

The British Fruit Juice Association (BFJA) is holding its annual Symposium on June 21, at its usual venue: Innholders Hall, 30 College Street, London EC4R 2RH.

United Kingdom Beverages

Insect husbandry could drastically increase superfruit yields

Intensive açaí berry production may not be the optimal model for growers of the superfruit, according to new research from Brazil. 

Tropical Juices Tropical Puree

PepsiCo plans to expand Ukrainian beverages operation

PepsiCo plans to expand its Sandora operation in Ukraine this year, by launching new products and increasing production volumes.

Ukraine PepsiCo

South African stone fruit industry to deplete

Raw material volumes destined for the local juice and canning industry decreased by 23% compared with the last campaign, due to the drought in the Western Cape area.

South Africa Canned & Tomato Products

Moldovan juice manufacturer granted loan to expand

Orhei-Vit, which accounts for 70% of Moldovan fruit juice production, has been granted a seven-year corporate loan of EUR7.28 million (USD8.70 mln) from the Black Sea Trade & Development Bank.

Moldova Beverages
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Soft Drinks

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European CSD market may suddenly go flat

Europe’s soft drinks industry is suffering from an acute shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2), the essential ingredient that puts the fizz in drinks.

Carbonates Europe

Car industry shareholder moves into soft drinks sector

FFP, a listed company owned by the Peugeot family and one of the three main shareholders of PSA Peugeot Citroën Group, has committed to co-invest an additional USD120 million alongside JAB Holding of Germany, to support the Group's expansion strategy in the beverage sector.

Carbonates Luxembourg

SIAL aims to reflect dynamism of global food and beverages

The world food and beverages sector is a very dynamic one and this year’s SIAL exhibition in Paris, France, will reflect that, IEG Vu was told.

France Italy

Serious fire affects Prince’s soft drinks production

One of the UK’s largest soft drinks factories has been damaged by a serious fire. The Prince’s Soft Drinks plant in Bradford, which makes carbonated soft drinks and dilutables, has had to shut down some production lines.

Carbonates Sports or Energy Drinks

Australian beverage company to certify ginger suppliers

The Australian company Bundaberg Brewed Drinks is collaborating on a 12-month ginger PhD research and development programme with CQUniversity Australia.

Ginger Beverages

Coca-Cola more than doubles Argentine investment

Coca-Cola has announced that it will invest USD1.2 billion in Argentina over the next three years to expand the production of soft drinks in the country.

Commercial Argentina
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