Berlin-based vertical farming company Infarm has raised $170m in a Series C funding round led by LGT Lightstone. Read more
Countries including China, Japan and South Korea have halted pork imports from Germany following a confirmed case of African swine fever in the European nation. Read more
German beverage maker Black Labels Company (BLC) has launched a line of collagen protein drinks, designed to appeal to health-conscious consumers. Read more
Diageo, through its Distill Ventures accelerator, has made a minority investment in Rheinland Distiller, the creator of the Siegfried gin brand. Read more
Unilever’s German brand Knorr will change the name of its Zigeunersauce or ‘gypsy sauce’, marking the latest brand to rename products due to racist overtones. Read more
Nestlé is expanding its Yes! snack bar portfolio with a new range which offers 10g of plant protein from nuts and peas per bar. Read more
Loryma has developed a wheat-based binding system which allows the consistency and texture of meat alternatives to be individually adjusted. Read more
Fever-Tree has acquired German drinks distributor and sales agent, Global Drinks Partnership (GDP), in a deal valued at €9.5 million. Read more
Südpack has formed a joint venture with Indian packaging manufacturer Kamakshi Flexiprints, as it seeks to accelerate its growth internationally. Read more
German packaging company Südpack has presented two new mono-material packaging solutions for minced meat that requires ‘significantly’ less material. Read more
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