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Government actsEurope. Question on the crisis for Sardinian sheep's milk
"Urgent action to restore balance and fairness within the European Union and the rights of Sardinian producers"
Presented by several MEMs (PPE) more
Government actsEurope. Question on protecting Italian hazelnuts from imported Turkish ones
How the EC will reinforce the support to producers and to the Italian chain of products?
Presented by Mara Bizzotto (Enf) more
Government actsEurope. Question on the protests of shepherds in Sardinia
How it means to protect the rights and to ensure fair competition in EU
Presented by some parliamentarians more
Fairs"World Food Poland" expected for next March 7-9
Intense the Italian presence with the Bellavita pavilion
The three-day of "WorldFood Poland-6th International Food & Drink Exhibition Expo XXI" (March 7-9, 2019) is approaching in Warsaw, B2B fair designed for the food and beverage industry. The location is... more
Studies and researchThe Universal diet? "Made by calorie accountants"
According to Giorgio Calabrese the diet suggested by Eat-Lancet "lacks common sense"
"Where common sense is lacking, economic interest is often hiding". The opinion of Prof. Giorgio Calabrese, authoritative Italian nutritionist, Chairman of the Food Safety Committee of the Ministry of... more
Economy and financeArdian invests in Celli, the Italian leader in beverage solutions
The Rimini based company generated a turnover of €110 million in 2018.
Ardian, a world-leading private investment house, signed a binding agreement for the acquisition of 100% of Celli S.p.A., the leading Italian beverage solutions company, which is currently owned by Consilium... more
Economy and financePaolo Zannoni appointed as president of Autogrill
BoD examines and approves preliminary data 2018 /Attachment
The Board of Directors of Autogrill SpA, convened today, appointed by co-optation Paolo Zannoni as Director of the Company, in place of the deceased Gilberto Benetton, also appointing him as Chairman.The... more
Fairs"Surprises in Store": the Trend Report 2019 by Fruit Logistica
Fresh fruit and vegetables in retail in the spotlight/Attachment
The Berlin fair dedicated to fruit and vegetable trade presents a new "Trend Report". The study, entitled "Surprises in Store" was developed by the global consulting firm Oliver Wyman and will be presented for the first time as part of "Fruitnet World of Fresh Ideas". It provides new elements on the factors influencing consumer demand for fresh fruit and vegetables more
PeopleArla Foods appoints Giørtz-Carlsen to Executive Board
It is effective from 1st February 2019
The appointment has been made to further strengthen the leadership and corporate governance of the Company’s growing operations more
LiqueursStock Spirits Group PLC acquire Distillerie Franciacorta
The Acquisition establishes Stock Spirits as the leading branded grappa player in the Italian Off-Trade
Stock Spirits Group PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Distillerie Franciacorta SpA, one of the leading Italian producers of grappa, liqueurs and Franciacorta – a premium Italian sparkling wine that i... more
PeopleEdizione Srl (Benetton Family) proposed new chairman of Autogrill
Paolo Zannoni is Advisory Director at Goldman Sachs International
Autogrill S.p.A. announced that the indirect majority shareholder Edizione S.r.l. notified to the Board of Directors the proposal to co-opt Paolo Zannoni as Board member to replace Gilberto Benetton, who... more
Press releaseCouncil of the EU. Safeguard in free trade agreements: adopted horizontal framework for bilateral measures
The regulation should be signed at half of February
The EU will soon have in place an overall framework for ensuring consistency of safeguard measures included in free trade agreements.The Council today adopted a regulation streamlining the inclusion of... more
News"Call to eat less meat dubious, irresponsible"
America reacted to the Eat-Lancet Commission study
The publication of the eat-lancet report has raised many reactions in the United States."The EAT-Lancet report calling for drastic cuts in meat, dairy and egg consumption to promote a healthier diet and... more
CoffeeAstoria celebrates its first 50 years at Sigep
The Italian company is a leading producer of quality professional espresso coffee machines
It’s 2019, and Astoria will be blowing out 50 candles at Sigep, the leading international trade fair in Rimini for specialty ice creams, pastries breads and coffees. This will be the first in a series o... more
News"The Eat-Lancet Report, a weapon of mass distraction"
According to a statement of the Italian Association "Sustainable Meat"
"The EAT-Lancet report, presented in the present cases as a small proportion of experts: the researchers involved, although in some cases authoritative, can not be defined as the scientific community",... more
NewsClitravi: Eat-Lancet report on the health impact of processed meat products is based on inadequate evidence
The European meat processing industry recognizes healthy diet and sustainable food system.
On the occasion of the release of the Eat-Lancet Commission on "The European meat processing industry recognizes healthy diet and sustainable food system livestock sector.Despite the report to the single... more
FairsMacfrut and Sival, Italian-French partnership
The agreement in the fruit and vegetable sector was signed in Angers
The internationalisation process of Macfrut, the international trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector, to be held from 8 to 10 May in Rimini (Italy), continues: this time, the protagonist is France.... more
DistributionIVS Group S.A. grows in Italy
IVS Group S.A.Acquisition of Point Service S.r.l. business in Sicily
IVS Group informs that its subsidiary IVS Sicilia S.p.A. has signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of the business of Point Service S.r.l. active in the vending sector in Sicily region, presently... more
Economy and financeInvestindustrial acquires Italcanditi
The target is the leading Italian supplier of fruit-based ingredients for the food and dairy industries
An investment subsidiary of Investindustrial VI L.P. (“Investindustrial”), has signed an agreement to become the majority partner of Italcanditi Spa. The Goffi family, the current sole owner of Italcanditi, rem... more
NewsThe EAT-Lancet Commission's controversial campaign
A global powerful action against meat?
The kick-off meeting will held on January 17th in Oslo more
DistributionIVS Group S.A. acquires Roma Distribuzione 2003
The Company signed also a bank loan contract of Euro 150 million to finance new deals
IVS Group informs that its subsidiary IVS Italia SpA has signed an agreement regarding the acquisition of Roma Distribuzione 2003. active in the vending sector in Lazio region, currently owned by Supermatic... more
PeoplePepsiCo announces leadership appointments
Albert Carey to retire after nearly 40 years with Company
Vivek Sankaran to become ceo of Frito-Lay North America and Kirk Tanner to become ceo of North America Beverages more
Cheese and dairy productsArla acquires Middle East and Africa Kraft branded cheese business
Agreement with American multinational company Mondeléz International
Giving access to new product categories, new markets and a state-of-the-art production site more
Press releaseEP. Food safety: more transparency, better risk prevention
The EFSA Agency could request additional studies
Members of European Parliament (EP) want the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) to publish safety studies before a product is authorised to go on to the market.A proposal to allow the EFSA to work more... more
NewsEuropean Parliament approves JEFTA
Stop to major part of the duties on EU goods exported to Japan
The EP communicates today the approval of JEFTA, the free trade agreement between EU and Japan. According to this agreement the Parliament considers that wine, spirits, meat, dairy, textile, leather traders, rail procurement, SMEs will be the main winners more
Studies and researchReport Fao about livestock pollution
The dairy industry decreased its emissions from 2005-2015
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Association (FAO) has recently presented in COP24 at Katowice a report which details how the dairy industry decreased its emissions from 2005-2015. Over a ten-year... more
IndustryNestlé creates research institute for packaging
To accelerate sustainability agenda
Nestlé announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, dedicated to the discovery and development of functional, safe and environmentally friendly packaging solutions. This is a s... more
BeveragePepsiCo completes the acquisition of SodaStream
Israeli company offers healthy, affordable and environmentally friendly beverage
The transaction is another step in PepsiCo's Performance with Purpose path to form a more sustainable beverage ecosystem more
PeopleJbs appoints Gilberto Tomazoni as global Ceo
Succeeding to José Batista Sobrinho, the founder of Brazilian beef world leader
JBS elected Gilberto Tomazoni as the Company's Global Chief Executive Officer."I am very pleased that Tomazoni is my successor. He lives the company's culture and has a deep knowledge of our business... more
Gourmet cuisineHeinz Beck awarded in Paris by "La Liste"
The chef's restaurant at Fiumicino Rome airport wins the Best Restaurant in Mobility
He did not have time to be confirmed in the three Michelin stars for La Pergola in Rome, and to receive a new star for the St. George Restaurant of the Ashbee Hotel in Taormina, which Chef Heinz Beck can... more