GCC Food & Beverage Retail Market Outlook Report 2021: Cereals, Bakery, Dairy, Meat, Fruits & Vegetables, and Beverages Across KSA, UAE, and RoGCC

Will Kreznick

Bloomberg

Vaccine Envy Hits Japan Markets as Investors Eye Suga’s New Deal

(Bloomberg) — Japan won praise during the pandemic for staying open while other developed economies locked down — helping lift stocks to three-decade highs. But as the country now struggles with its inoculation program, a case of vaccine envy is breaking out.The Topix is down 1% in the past month, compared with gains of 5.2% in the S&P 500 Index and 2.6% by the FTSE 100 in London, where photos of revelers at re-opened pubs this week contrast with reports from Tokyo, where hours at bars and restaurants

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Worldwide Industrial Refrigeration System Industry to 2026 – Rising Food and Beverages Processing Market is Driving Growth

Will Kreznick

Bloomberg

As Sanjeev Gupta Rose From Trader to Tycoon, Several Banks Backed Away

(Bloomberg) — British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta’s companies seemed to be prospering until his main lender, Greensill Capital, imploded last month. But long before Greensill collapsed, several banks had cut off the commodity trading business of Gupta’s Liberty House Group.Four banks stopped working with Gupta’s commodity trading business, starting in 2016, after they became concerned about what they perceived to be problems in bills of lading – shipping receipts that give the holder the right to take possession of a cargo – or other paperwork provided by Liberty,

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SunOpta Announces Acquisition of Plant-Based Brands Dream and WestSoy | Business

Will Kreznick

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 15, 2021–

SunOpta Inc. (“SunOpta” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY), a leading healthy food and beverage company focused on plant-based foods and beverages and fruit-based foods and beverages, today announced the acquisition of the Dream ® and WestSoy ® plant-based beverage brands from The Hain Celestial Group, Inc.

The acquired brands will add to SunOpta’s Plant-Based Foods and Beverages segment, further accelerating growth in this competitively advantaged business. The Dream brand is the #2 brand of shelf-stable, plant-based milks, originally launched in 1982. As one of the pioneers in plant-based milks, Dream has been a leader in introducing

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Onset of Pandemic Diseases & Robotic & Automatic Cleaners Gaining Traction

Will Kreznick

Dublin, April 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “US Food and Beverage Industry Cleaning Services Market – Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The US food and beverage industry services market by revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of approx. 7% during 2020-2026.

The floor and wall cleaning segment is expected to generate the highest revenue during the forecast period due to robotic and automated solutions. The cleaning services demand is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period, especially after the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

F&B manufacturers

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Pecan Deluxe Candy Company Expands US Product Line with Popping Boba for Food and Beverage Applications

Will Kreznick

What are popping boba?  Tiny, juice filled spheres, encapsulated in an edible shell that burst with flavor.  These groundbreaking inclusions are featured in nearly every yogurt chain and bubble tea shop and have recently found their way into a variety of desserts and beverages, providing a fresh new aesthetic and fun experience that consumers are craving.  Traditionally available in a range of fruit flavors, Pecan Deluxe Candy Company has expanded flavor offerings and will continue innovation to further develop this new platform for a wide array of food and beverage applications.

For more information about Pecan Deluxe’s popping boba, visit

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