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Cibus 2021 to restart the Italian food sector in early September

Cibus 2021 to restart the Italian food sector in early September

Published on Apr 08th, 2021

© Cibus

 

Following responses to two surveys, one among exhibiting companies and the other among Italian and foreign buyers, Fiere di Parma and Federalimentare have set the dates for Cibus 2021: the first week of September, from Tuesday 31 August to Friday 3 September. An evaluation of the vaccination process in Italy and the organisation of air corridors for foreign buyers also contributed to the decision.

Guaranteed traceability of all frozen imported foods in Beijing 

Guaranteed traceability of all frozen imported foods in Beijing 

Published on Feb 22nd, 2021
Photo: Global Times

The Beijing Cold Chain Food Traceability Platform has expanded to include all imported foods stored below or at zero degrees Celsius. Consumers can use the WeChat social media app to scan tracking codes in stores and find product information relating to safety and traceability, entry inspection and quarantine certificates, Covid-19 test results, and disinfection certificates.

EU consumers prioritise taste, food safety and cost over sustainability

EU consumers prioritise taste, food safety and cost over sustainability

Published on Feb 09th, 2021

The European Commission has released the latest Eurobarometer on EU citizens expectations related to food. This EU-wide survey found that taste, food safety and cost are the main factors influencing Europeans’ food purchases. This survey also gives indication about what European consumers consider a sustainable food or diet.

The Eurobarometer highlights seven key findings:

17% of France’s specialist organic stores owned by major retailers

17% of France’s specialist organic stores owned by major retailers

Published on Dec 15th, 2020

© Claire Tillier

 

France’s leading 100% organic brands Biocoop, Naturalia and La Vie Claire performed very well in 2019, thanks to continued store openings and increasingly aggressive communication. However, smaller brands are suffering from the increasingly fierce competition.

Supermarket customers to face £3bn in tariffs in no-deal scenario

Supermarket customers to face £3bn in tariffs in no-deal scenario

Published on Dec 14th, 2020

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has warned that supermarkets will face over £3 billion in tariffs if the UK leaves the EU without a trade deal and that these costs will be passed onto consumers. Both the UK and the EU stated on Friday that there is a “strong possibility” that there will be no post-Brexit trade deal between the two parties. Johnson however added that a no-deal scenario, similar to the relationship that Australia has with the EU, would still be “very good”.

Europe readies itself for future food crises

Europe readies itself for future food crises

Published on Sep 08th, 2020
Philippe Binard, Freshfel Europe’s general delegate

 

Over 200 representatives of Europe’s food industry and the public sector gathered for the ESSA (European Sprouted Seeds Association) and Freshfel Europe’s Food Crisis Management Event this week to study previous crises and prepare to respond to future hypothetical scenarios through closer cooperation. 

Turkey: gateway to Africa

Turkey: gateway to Africa

Published on Sep 01st, 2020

The most prestigious companies of the Turkish food and beverage industry will meet buyers from 54 African countries at the CNR Expo Istanbul Expo Centre between December 2-5, 2020. The companies operating in numerous industries, particularly the food and beverage industry, will come together with hundreds of buyer delegations and thousands of professional buyers from the organisations in the public and private sectors in Africa at Export Gateway to Africa, organised by CNR Holdings.

WorldFood Istanbul: the gateway to Turkey’s food and drink industry

WorldFood Istanbul: the gateway to Turkey’s food and drink industry

Published on Aug 03rd, 2020

Always a big favourite with foreign food and drink producers, WorldFood Istanbul will be opening its doors to international businesses once more in 2020. So far, the show has confirmed participation from companies from around the globe – ready to take part in the WorldFood brand’s unique VIP buyers programme and Retail Centre. WorldFood Istanbul, the international meeting point of the Turkish food industry, will introduce many new products to the food world at the TUYAP Fair, Convention and Congress Centre on September 2-5, 2020.

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New technology by Yarok to revolutionise the food industry

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