Home » General Foods

General Foods

enVie Supplies Vulnerable People with Food During Covid-19

Press Release enVie Supplies Vulnerable People with Food During Covid-19 Media Links Belgian social enterprise fights back against food waste while feeding the vulnerable quickly and cost effectively, supported by OKI Europe Ltd’s Five Colour Label Printer Egham, 29th July 2020 – Belgian social enterprise enVie, has been fighting back against food waste by making delicious healthy soups from fresh surplus vegetables supplied by Belgian farmers, to help vulnerable people access healthy food during the Covid-19 pandemic. The ethical organisation also promotes job creation by giving long term unemployed people opportunities to return to work. enVie Naomie SmithIn reaction to the Covid-19 pandemic, enVie, alongside various other organisations, launched the ‘Robin Food’ project to transform food surpluses into healthy sustainable foods that are made accessible to vulnerable people and families during the crisis. The project created a greater and more urgent demand for labels..

Read More »

Valitor research helps restaurants as they reopen to exceed customer expectations

Press Release Valitor research helps restaurants as they reopen to exceed customer expectations Media Links 3rd July 2020: Payments solutions company Valitor has created a list of key recommendations which could help restaurants and bars exceed customer expectations when they reopen tomorrow. With restaurant and bar owners currently developing safe ways of working and selling for their businesses, the critical question is, will diners return and how will they choose their restaurant? Valitor worked with market insight company Context Consulting to interview 2006 people across the UK about their dining habits and preferences. The white paper called “Understanding the Customer Experience”, suggests that customers may choose restaurants which now use tech to support their experience. With 77% of Generation Z and 57% of Generation Y respondents saying that they preferred to order and pay the bill via an app; card, contactless and mobile payments will continue to grow in po..

Read More »

IFCO replaces Second Lien Loan of 200 million Euro prematurely

Press Release IFCO replaces Second Lien Loan of 200 million Euro prematurely Media Links The new Term Loan B add-on facility is unchanged running for 6 years and the interest rate margin is significantly reduced to currently 3.5 percent per year Pullach, July 2, 2020: IFCO GROUP, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, has prematurely replaced its Second Lien Loan, entered in 2019, by an add-on facility to its existing Term Loan B of 200 million Euro. The transaction met with lively demand among institutional investors in Germany and abroad and was over-subscribed several times. The maturity of the add-on facility is unchanged in 2026 and comes with an interest rate margin of currently 3.5 percent per year. This means a considerable reduction in interest expenses compared to the previous second lien financing. With the new add-on facility, IFCO is able to expand its funding framework for its planned growth while further redu..

Read More »

IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series for efficient transport of convenience food and fresh, pre-packed snacks

Press Release IFCO introduces new RPC Mini Series for efficient transport of convenience food and fresh, pre-packed snacks Media Links New RPC enables retailers, growers and suppliers to meet current market needs efficiently and sustainably Munich, June 4, 2020: IFCO SYSTEMS, the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, today announces the launch of its new RPC Mini Series. The Mini Series RPCs are the smallest reusable containers on the market specifically designed for the transportation of fresh food. The size of the RPCs allows retailers, growers and suppliers to efficiently use the available space when transporting convenience food and fresh, pre-packed food for immediate consumption. Increasing transportation volume by one third per pallet With the development of the new RPC Mini Series IFCO is responding to changing customer needs. More and more consumers are buying healthy snacks prepared for immediate consumption, such as ..

Read More »

Haut Chocolatier Sprüngli presents its new Grand Cru Absolu chocolate

Press Release Haut Chocolatier Sprüngli presents its new Grand Cru Absolu chocolate Media Links As a pioneer in grand cru chocolate in Switzerland, Sprüngli launched a world first: Grand Cru Absolu – an intense chocolate experience made from just two ingredients. Sprüngli uses Bolivian single-origin cacao beans and juice from the cacao fruit to handcraft dark chocolate truffles and outstanding macarons. It’s a chocolate experience unlike any other, and a truly unique taste for connoisseurs and chocolate lovers alike. Grand Cru – absolute enjoyment The deliberate use of single-origin cacao beans gives the Grand cru chocolate an intense and sophisticated flavour. To make Grand Cru Absolu, small-scale farmers hand-pick rare cacao fruits and their beans which boast a fruity-citrus and intense chocolate flavour. Only the naturally sweet, aromatic juice coming from the white pulp of the cacao fruit is added. Sprüngli has united these two components to create a pure, raw choc..

Read More »

Online shoppers get to unearth unique mouthwatering foods from across UK & Europe with Provenance Hub

Press Release Online shoppers get to unearth unique mouthwatering foods from across UK & Europe with Provenance Hub Media Links New online store rolls out with an ever-growing, curated selection of the best tasting, Provenance Assured foods from independent growers and producers 18 MAY 2020 – London, UK and Barcelona, Spain – Provenance Hub, the home of Provenance Assured fabulous foods, opened its online store today for customers to shop a curated selection of mouthwatering foods, only available together from Provenance Hub. The online store offers delicious tasting products not typically available on the high street from its community of independent growers and producers from across the UK and Europe. Online shopping is a world of immense choice, but often without the meaningful, authentic connection customers are looking for[1]. For food shoppers, this means knowing more about what they eat, how it good it tastes, and where it comes from. Provenance Hub helps inspi..

Read More »

Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK

Press Release Tech Charity Bytes For Heroes Launches #lunchbytes To Feed A Million NHS Keyworkers Across The UK Media Links New Charity initiative Bytes for Heroes asks the tech industry to “do lunch” together virtually every Wednesday to raise funds London, 12th May 2020 - Today, recently launched UK technology led charity initiative Bytes for Heroes has announced #lunchbytes, a new fundraising campaign bringing working from home and other working separately tech team members for lunch every week. Peppe Bytes for Heroes NHS pizza The Bytes for Heroes team will be kicking this off tomorrow (Wednesday, 13th May) at 1300h by having lunch together on a video call, donating to the funding page and posting the screengrab of their lunch on social media. This will become a regular thing similar to the Thursday night “Clapping for the NHS”. Teams are invited to do lunch as a Byte (Eight diners), a Nibble (Four diners) or two bits (Two diners), but other numbers are also welcome..

Read More »