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The Briefing on the Latest Food Developments
The trends and data you need to know about the industry
The percentage of employees that do not take a break during the working day because they’re too busy. Instead, employees fuel themselves on highly caffeinated drinks and sugary snacks.
The number of separate recalls relating to serious risk of salmonella in Brazilian poultry in the period April-June 2018 – four from the UK, four from the Netherlands and two from Germany.
Source: Stericycle Expert Solutions
The percentage of paper board in new product Drink Simple™, from the makers of DRINKmaple™ in SIG’s combidome carton packs.
The amount millennials spend annually. They are the largest and most influential generation of consumers yet and they represent a disruptive force for the global food and beverage industry.
Source: Tetra Pak
Three in five
The amount of vegetarians that are considering becoming vegan.
Source: Ingredients Communications
The number of Starbucks stores in Britain that are rolling out its pioneering 5p paper cup charge following a successful three month trial in 35 London stores.
Source: 3 monkeys zeno
In the pipeline:
“A fossil-free future”
IKEA and Neste are now able to utilize renewable residue and waste raw materials, such as used cooking oil, as well as sustainably-produced vegetable oils in the production of plastic products. The pilot at commercial scale starts during fall 2018. It will be the first large-scale production of renewable, bio-based polypropylene plastic globally.
Source: Neste Corporation