Sweden leads its neighbours in promoting organic food within the public sector

Sweden leads its neighbours in the amount of organic food served in hospitals, kindergartens and other public-sector canteens, according to a new study.Research from the University of Copenhagen found that organic food had a 39% market share in the Swedish…

UK GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES €26.5 MILLION SEAFOOD DISRUPTION SUPPORT SCHEME

A new fund, launched by the UK Government, will cover up to €115,351 of losses per business caused by delays related to the export of fresh or live fish and shellfish to the European Union during January 2021. The UK-wide…

LOCKDOWN DISRUPTS THE UK’S CHRISTMAS MEAT TRADITIONS

Fresh beef, fish and pork all prospered in the four weeks to December 27 as UK consumers celebrated Christmas under tight restrictions – up collectively by £70 million (€80.9m) compared with the same period last year.  The latest retail figures…

UK ORGANIC MARKET HITS HIGHEST GROWTH LEVEL IN 15 YEARS

The UK’s organic market is now worth £2.79 billion (€3.2bn), after a 12.6% growth in sales in 2020, according to data from the Soil Association Certification’s Organic Market Report 202. The market has now reached its highest growth rate in…

Carlsberg trials glass bottles in UK with much lower carbon impact

Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC) has partnered with glass supplier, Encirc, to test glass bottles with a high recycled content that can cut the carbon impact of each bottle by up to 90%. One million beer bottles have been manufactured…

Aspire Food Group lands $13m to build world’s first automated cricket protein plant

Aspire Food Group, based in Ontario, Canada, has been awarded US$13.3 million by the industry-led, non-profit NGen Canada to construct a cricket protein manufacturing facility – a world first. Aspire is partnering with Telus Agriculture, DarwinAI, Swift Labs, and A&L…

Don’t throw away, think SOLAAL!

SIAL is a partner of SOLAAL, a recognized association of general interest, which facilitates the link between donors in the agricultural and food sectors and food aid associations. In the context of Covid-19, SOLAAL can help you, free of charge,…

SIAL Insights – the best of SIAL Paris, online!

Discover the very best in global food trends and innovation during SIAL Insights Online – October, 22nd at 10am. On the agenda Exclusive food studies: Discover the evolution of consumer expectations, product innovation and FAFH trends in 11 countries around the…

Dominique Crenn: “Now we have the opportunity to lead change.”

Our exclusive interview with Dominique Crenn, first woman to earn three Michelin stars in the United States and ambassador of SIAL Paris 2020. SIAL Paris 2020 will be under the sign of change, with the theme “Own The Change, Transitions, Reinventions &…

Continuation of SIAL Innovation 2020

We are pleased to confirm the continuation of SIAL INNOVATION, which highlights product innovation trends. Products previously submitted and selected in earlier committees are already part of the selection. The winners will be determined at a grand jury meeting mid-October.…

SIAL Paris 2020 rescheduled to 2022

Comexposium Group, the organiser of SIAL (Salon International de l’Alimentation), today announced that the 2020 edition of SIAL Paris, initially slated for this autumn, is to be rescheduled to 15 to 19 October 2022. Everyone in the SIAL Paris team has remained fully…

SIAL Paris 2020 : OWN THE CHANGE

SIAL PARIS, business generator, innovation catalyst and the biggest agri-food trade fair in the world announces its returns to Paris Nord Villepinte. The 2020 edition will launch a new dynamic by opening debate around a powerful and unifying theme: #Own the Change.…