Food and Beverage


Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity

Westfalia takes avocado oil refining closer to circularity. (Photo: Westfalia Fruit, PR008)As a leading multinational supplier of avocados, the Westfalia Fruit Group has unveiled three innovative environmental and social projects at its fruit processing plant in South Africa’s Kwa Zulu Natal province, enhancing sustainability and helping local communities in the process.

Avery Dennison launches a new label testing service

Avery Dennison launches a new label testing service. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR466)Avery Dennison announces the launch of AD Procerta, a new laboratory and testing facility service that is set to transform how the pharmaceutical industry navigates the often complex world of label material testing.

Avery Dennison launches the first certified portfolio of vegan labels

Avery Dennison launches the first certified portfolio of vegan labels.
(Photos: Avery Dennison, PR465)
Avery Dennison has achieved another market first with the launch of a new certified portfolio of vegan labels, which contain no animal-derived components. Additionally, every item in the portfolio was created without animal testing, or the use of GMOs of animal origin. Because of this, the collection has received approval from EVE VEGAN®, an independent organization created by Vegan France, which works to promote vegan alternatives in different industries, including food and medicine.

Clariant to purchase BASF’s U.S. Attapulgite business assets

ClariantClariant, a focused, sustainable and innovative specialty chemical company, announced that it has signed definitive agreements to acquire BASF’s U.S. Attapulgite business assets for USD 60 million in cash, including the signing of a long-term supply agreement for attapulgite-based products to BASF. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close in summer 2022.

Milliken to highlight an expanding portfolio of
polymer additive solutions at Interplastica 2022

Millad® NX® 8000 ECO sustainable clarifying agent for NX UltraClear™ polypropylene.
(Photos © 2022 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR264)

Milliken & Company, a globally recognized leader in polymer additive and colorant capabilities, continues to broaden the range of sustainable solutions it offers to help customers improve their resin formulations, compounds and end products. Milliken will be showcasing this growing product portfolio in Booth 01/A22 at Interplastica 2022 in Russia (Jan. 25-28).

Colorants Webshop – creating a better customer experience

Colorants Webshop – a customer portal offering more transparency and a better customer experience.The evolution of eCommerce has been rapid and enables levels of customer experience we could only dream about even 5 years ago. Customers expect more flexibility, more reliability, more transparency, and more speed. B2B customers are increasingly evaluating suppliers, not just based on product performance and sustainability, but also on their reliability, and customer experience.

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