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Innovation
LIFE REFRESHMENT at EFFoST

LIFE REFRESHMENT at EFFoST

Every year, EFFoST, the European Federation of Food Science and Technology, organizes a well visited international conference, that deals with a broad range of subjects. During this important scientific event world-renowned researchers, scientists, policy makers, professionals and students from multidisciplinary food-related fields come together to share the latest developments and form new partnerships. 

Innovation
LIFE REFRESHMENT at Politico Agriculture & Food Summit 2017

LIFE REFRESHMENT at Politico Agriculture & Food Summit 2017

In November, LIFE REFRESHMENT was present at the Politico Agriculture & Food Summit, which was held in Paris. During this event more than 130 farmers, policy makers and agriculture and food industry experts are gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities of sustainable food production and the ways in which our growing world is inspiring innovation and industry potential. 

Innovation
LIFE REFRESHMENT AT INNOV’8 CONFERENCE

LIFE REFRESHMENT AT INNOV’8 CONFERENCE

In November, Jorge Gil-Martinez made a very successful presentation of the LIFE REFRESHMENT technology innovation in the high level EU event “Innov’8”, as part of the “INNOVATION IN HEALTH, NUTRITION AND LIFESTYLE” panel. 

Innovation, Economic contribution, Growing world
AB InBev is Putting Sustainable Sourcing on the Menu

AB InBev is Putting Sustainable Sourcing on the Menu

The global food system is under increasing pressure. Factors like heightened weather unpredictability and population increase add insecurity to food production schedules. In Europe, consumers and policy-makers continue to put pressure on producers to more sustainably plant, produce, process, label and distribute food and drinks. European governments are responding with actions like France’s Special Convention on food or Europe’s proposed Common Agricultural Policy.

Innovation, Cleaner world
Sustainable food and beverage conference

Sustainable food and beverage conference

On the 4th of November, the 4th annual Sustainable Food and Beverage Conference was held on November 7th 2017 in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry. This event was organized by the industry leading ‘Food and Drink Business Europe’, who frequently organizes food manufacturing events. 

Innovation, Healthier world, Cleaner world, Growing world
Last but not yeast: launching our LIFE YEAST project

Last but not yeast: launching our LIFE YEAST project

Ask most beer lovers to reel off the ingredients of their favorite tipple and they will probably say malted barley, hops and water. All present and correct; however, the brewing process would not be complete without another vital – but often overlooked – ingredient: yeast.

Innovation, Cleaner world
Networking meeting with LIFE OPTIMELT

Networking meeting with LIFE OPTIMELT

On the 30th of May a networking session was held between representatives of the LIFE BEVERAGE, LIFE REFRESHMENT and LIFE OPTIMELT projects. LIFE OPTIMELT (LIFE CCM/NL/000121) was met in the LIFE kick-off meeting of the LIFE BEVERAGE project. 

Innovation, Cleaner world
Makers' town: LIFE BEVERAGE and LIFE REFRESHMENT

Makers' town: LIFE BEVERAGE and LIFE REFRESHMENT

On June 20, AB InBev was the proud sponsor of Makers’ Town, held in Brussels Autoworld. This unique event supported by the European Commission brings together Europe’s “Makers”, a new wave of entrepreneurs and Do-It-Yourself experts, along with business leaders and European policy makers to showcase and share their most innovative ideas.

Innovation, Cleaner world
LIFE information day: EU Green Week

LIFE information day: EU Green Week

Every year, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Environment organizes the EU Green Week to debate and discuss European environmental policy. This year the EU has been supporting nature, environment and climate action for 25 years. To celebrate this milestone the LIFE community is organizing a series of events around Europe during May 2017. 

Innovation, Economic contribution, Cleaner world
All aboard! Beer train to replace 5000 lorries

All aboard! Beer train to replace 5000 lorries

This week, we launched the first beer train in Belgium. The train will transport Jupiler by rail between our brewery in Jupille, Wallonia, and the Delhaize distribution centre in Ninove in East Flanders. Once this project runs at full capacity, it will remove the equivalent of 5000 lorries from the roads every year.