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Ministry of Agriculture: winter seasonal food chain inspection has completed

A series of one-month winter seasonal food chain inspections ordered by Erdős Norbert, Secretary of State for Food Chain Supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture and carried out under the...

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Analysts: food and durable goods have raised inflation in December

Analysts told MTI that inflation had not slowed last December in spite of expectations. A lot is expected from the January indicator, because the revaluations at the beginning of the...

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KSH: agricultural purchase prices continued to rise

The rise in agricultural purchase prices accelerated further in November last year, by an average of 27.2 percent year-on-year after rising 26.1 percent in October. The rise in prices for...

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The 10 richest people in the world doubled their wealth during the pandemic

The 10 richest people in the world have more than doubled their wealth since the pandemic began, The Guardian reported on Monday. According to a report by the charity Oxfam,...

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The outlook for Florida orange yield is bad

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Florida may have the lowest orange yield since the end of World War II, The Wall Street Journal reported. The USDA expects...

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Dynamically growing FMCG sales in tobacco shops

There are approximately 5,100 National Tobacco Shops in Hungary, and 75 percent of these realised about 95 percent of total sales. Presently the share of FMCG products in the total...

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Cola-Cola HBC is expanding its coffee portfolio with the Caffè Vergnano brand

As of 1 January 2022, the Coca-Cola HBC Group was among the first to start selling Caffè Vergnano premium Italian coffee products exclusively in Hungary. This opens a new and...

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Apenta Vitamixx

In 2022 we are going to add a really refreshing taste experience to the vitamin enriched Apenta Vitamixx portfolio: limited edition Apenta Vitamixx cucumber-lime. Special flavour combinations regularly appear in...

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New comprehensive educational resource for primary schoolchildren on environmental education

After the environmental educational short films presented last year, the educational material of the P&G ECO habits was prepared for 7th-8th graders as well. Embracing three important areas: water consumption,...

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Tesco customers can decide about more than HUF 40 million

Last autumn, for the 10th time, it was possible to apply for support for community-building activities as part of Tesco’s “You choose, we help” programme. Of the 176 applications submitted,...

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(HU) Kézfertőtlenítőt adományozott a dm hátrányos helyzetű térségek iskolásainak

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France Bans Plastic Packaging For Fruit And Vegetables

France has implemented a new law that bans the use of plastic packaging for most fruit and vegetable products. The law, which came into force on 1 January 2022, is...

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New “Smart” Food Packaging Made From Corn

A team of scientists from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore have unveiled a biodegradable, waterproof and antibacterial food packaging. The “smart” packaging...

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Happy Birthday, Haribo!

The confectionery giant Haribo is celebrating an anniversary: in 2022, the Gold Bears will be 100 years old. The company is celebrating its product anniversary, for example, with many limited...

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Magazine: Desserts (not only) from milk

Chilled milk dessert sales didn’t profit from the surge in demand caused by the pandemic, probably because this is an impulse category. Sales didn’t decline either, as pre-COVID the popularity...

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Green Source competition supporting green NGOs launched

This year, the Ministry of Agriculture is announcing the tender of a Green Resource, which fits its environmental and conservation tasks and helps civilian tasks, with a budget of HUF...

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KSH: consumer prices rose by 5.1 percent last year

Last December, consumer prices were on average 7.4 percent higher than a year earlier, 0.3 percent higher than a month earlier and up 5.1 percent year-on-year, the Central Statistical Office...

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A grape processing plant is being built in Ordacseh

The Balaton Agrár Zrt. is building a grape processing plant in Ordacsehi, the company won a 464 million HUF grant for a complex development of food processing plants for an...

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Varga Mihály is launching a 30 billion HUF program for small businesses operating in villages

The government will launch the Hungarian Village Enterprise Restart Program with a budget of 30 billion HUF, Minister of Finance Varga Mihály announced in a video message posted on Facebook...

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Consumer sentiment in the United States deteriorated

Consumer sentiment in the United States deteriorated more than expected in December due to concerns about high inflation. The consumer sentiment index fell from 70.6 points in December to 68.8...

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The EU has banned the use of the food additive E171

The European Commission has banned the use of titanium dioxide as a food additive (E171), which will take effect in early July after a six-month transition period, the Brussels panel...

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OMV Hungária and its customers help the Maltese Charity Service to buy an ambulance with HUF 5 million

As a result of the charity campaign held during the Christmas season, OMV transfers a total of more than HUF 5 million to the Hungarian Maltese Charity Service. The aid...

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“Buy now, pay later” payment plans are catching up

Companies using the BNPL payment plan are moving forward unstoppably, portfolio wrote. The acronym means buy-now-pay-later, meaning buy-now-pay-later, i.e. buy now, pay later, undoubtedly seems tempting…...

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Pricestop: it is better to look for the cash register tape

The price of the CSO can be lower than the shop price of 15 October, since it is an average. So if the price is lost, the fall could be...

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URBAN Crispy wafers

Another milestone in the history of 40-year-old URBAN. Crispy wafers filled with 60% creamy milk and hazelnut cream, with 30 % crushed roasted Turkish nuts. This NEW, exciting and tasty...

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Do you want it sliced and packaged?

Higher production costs, problems with ingredient and packaging material supply, workforce issues on the production side, a shift in retail channel preferences on the consumer side, new consumer expectations and...

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The most popular brands are also trademark users

Savencia Fromage & Dairy Hungary Zrt.’s brands first joined the ‘Buy Hungarian! Protect domestic products!’ campaign of Hungarian Product, and based on their positive experiences they trademarked popular cheese brands...

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Recycled Aluminum for Deodorant Sprays

Drugstore retailer Rossmann is taking further steps toward sustainability with its own brand Isana. Twelve deodorant sprays are getting sustainable packaging. Instead of using primary aluminum, Rossmann says it will...

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NZ: Lemons limited to one per person amid supply crisis

Supermarkets across New Zealand are facing lemon shortages with the citrus fruit not being in season locally, and the pandemic is still causing delays in imports. Countdown has put a...

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Morrisons To Remove ‘Use-By’ Date On Milk

UK retailer Morrisons plans to scrap ‘use-by’ dates on milk in a bid to prevent food waste, according to media reports. The initiative will impact 90% of its private-label milk...

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