Author Archives: Alan Heath

Analysis

Central European grocery market to register steady growth till 2021

13 Feb 2017

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The stagnation on the grocery market in the CE region seems to be over and the market is expected to register steady growth in the coming years and reach €145.8bn in 2021. What is more, growth will occur in all regional markets, although the rates will vary significantly between the countries.
 
The Romanian and Bulgarian markets, [...]

Environment

Save Food initiative launched in Moscow

13 Feb 2017

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A roundtable centered on addressing the challenge of food loss and waste reduction in different subsectors of the Russian economy was held at the UN House in Moscow. The event, co-organized by the FAO Liaison Office in Moscow (FAOLOR) and the Retail Companies’ Association of Russia (ACORT), gathered representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, the [...]

Analysis

Russian market may be on the rebound

13 Feb 2017

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There is confidence in Russia about the year that has just begun: following a difficult period, dominated by political tensions, a drop in the oil price and a weak rouble, experts are now working on the assumption that the domestic economy will be moving out of recession. The World Bank is forecasting economic growth in [...]

Food and beverage

Mushroom production improved by weigher

13 Feb 2017

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A 24-head multihead weigher from Ishida Europe is providing excellent speed, accuracy and flexibility for Magda, the French leader in frozen wild mushrooms, to help deliver an increase in production of 30%.
 
The Ishida 24 head, 4-Mix, waterproof model provides an enormous number of weight combinations, offering the industry-leading accuracy associated with Ishida multihead weighers at [...]

Analysis

Essential oils worth USD6bn

13 Feb 2017

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The global essential oil market size exceeded USD 6.0 billion in 2015. Increasing applications in aromatherapy coupled with rising demand for fragrances and flavors in food & beverages and personal care is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period according to Grand View Research.
Growing consumer preference for natural products has led to the [...]

Analysis

Demand for food emulsifiers growing

13 Feb 2017

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The global food emulsifiers market size was valued at USD4.36 billion in 2015 according to Grand View Research. The global demand for these colloidal products is considered to be mainly driven by the bakery & confectionery industry, owing to their multifunctional utility in this application.
Emulsifiers or colloids are extensively used as additives during processing of [...]

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