JBC has launched a new collection, called ‘Fair in Style’, which is entirely made out of biological cotton. That means there are fewer pesticides and chemicals used in the production process.
JBC launches biological cotton collection
Commercialization of laboratory cultured meat is coming closer. Pioneer Mosa Meat has raised 7.5 million euros for the construction of a factory that will bring an affordable product to the market within three years.
Despite the multitude of stores in most European markets, discounters plan to open up to ten million square metres of store surface in five years' time. Even in so-called saturated markets they still see a lot of chances for growth, LZ Retailytics says.
Vegetable producer Greenyard is under attack after a listeria contamination in its Hungarian factory. The company says to have taken all necessary measures, but the share price plummets.
American coffee company Starbucks will ban plastic straws in their stores starting from 2020. A small step for coffee enthusiasts, but a big step for the environment, as the coffee giant uses about a billion straws every year.
In order to counter the decline of their success on the Russian market, Belgian beer giant AB InBev has placed its activities in Russia in a joint venture with Turkish Anadolu Efes.
Dutch Jumbo Groep Holding has made a management reshuffle, with Peter Isaac becoming the new managing director of the group's Belgian branch. Bart van den Nieuwenhof meanwhile is set to leave the group's restaurant chain La Place.