A new technology that speeds up bacterial testing in food is showing promise to “revolutionize” the process of testing bacterial viability in food, according to Japan-based scientists who discovered the breakthrough in food safety. The technique can reportedly verify food safety before shipment from factories and prevent food poisoning.
Heineken Mexico plans to invest €430 million in the establishment of a new brewery in Yucatán, aiming to expand sustainable brewing practices and foster community growth. Construction will take place in the Kanasín municipality, marking the company’s inaugural brewery in southeastern Mexico.
Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has appointed former Mondelēz International executive Tim Cofer as its new chief operating officer, with plans for Cofer to succeed current CEO Bob Gamgort in the second quarter of 2024. Cofer, who will join KDP on 6 November, will work closely with Gamgort while in the capacity of COO.
Campari Group has revealed that its longstanding CEO Bob Kunze-Concewitz intends to retire after 18 years with the company in order to “pursue personal passions”. Kunze-Concewitz will step down from his position on 11 April 2024. Matteo Fantacchiotti, currently managing director for the Asia Pacific region, has been named deputy CEO and will assume the role effective immediately.
The board of directors of Kellogg’s has given the green light to its planned division into two separate public companies: Kellanova, which will focus on snacks and emerging markets and WK Kellogg, which will retain the cereals businesses. The separation is expected to be completed on October 2, creating two “stronger, more focused companies.”