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Investment in Northern France : Health Nutrition | Gezondheid Voeding

Häagen-Dazs, ice cream, bars

Häagen-Dazs launches mini-bars

13 Feb 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Häagen-Dazs is set to invest €14 billion to produce mini ice cream bars at its plant in Hauts-de-France, near Arras.

Pangniu Food France

Pang Niu Food sets up in Hauts-de-France

18 Sep 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

The French subsidiary of China’s Pang Niu Food is opening a plant in Charmes, halfway between Paris and Lille —a €2 million investment in producing foods with plant-based proteins.

Medical excellence in Hauts-de-France—the Facing Faces Institute

20 Jul 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition

The Facing Faces Institute (IFF) was founded in 2009 by Dr. Bernard Devauchelle, head of maxillofacial surgery at Amiens University Hospital Center and known for performing the world's first partial face...

Health start-up Japet offers relief from back pain

07 Jul 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Antoine Noël and Damien Bratic—both graduates of the Centrale Lille school of engineering—founded Japet Medical Devices to develop a revolutionary new solution for back pain.

nutrition, proteins, aisne

Roquette to make second investment in Vic-sur-Aisne plant

22 Jun 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Roquette—a world leader in nutrition from innovative plant-based ingredients—is set to strengthen its presence in Hauts-de-France by investing €40 million in pea proteins in Aisne.

The very best in fresh, local products

06 Jun 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Meet Euralimentaire, a new center of excellence for fresh, local foods and beverages—and their logistics—partnering with the region’s Nutrition-Health-Longevity competitiveness cluster with support from...

Mars, Incorporated set to invest €30 million in its Royal Canin plant near Cambrai

Royal Canin set to modernize plant in Cambrai region

29 May 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Royal Canin, a Cambrai-based maker of cat and dog food, has announced plans to invest €30 million to improve product quality and reduce environmental impact. Upgrades will be rolled out between 2017 and...

Lille selected to lead French bid for post-Brexit European Medicines Agency

Lille to lead French bid for EMA

24 Apr 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

France selects Lille to lead the country’s bid to provide a post-Brexit home to the European Medicines Agency.

Häagen-Dazs plans a new production line in 2017.

New delights from Häagen-Dazs?

07 Apr 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

In 1992, US-based Häagen-Dazs began making its premium ice creams in Tilloy-lès-Mofflaines, near Arras. Since then, this General Mills subsidiary has continued to invest in its production lines, expanding...

Nestlé Purina Petcare upgrades Marconnelle pet food plant

28 Mar 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Nestlé Purina Petcare upgrades Marconnelle pet food plant

Refresco targets premium market

13 Mar 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

A new line at Refresco’s Hauts-de-France plant will package fruit juices in cartons, positioning the company to move into the premium and organic market.

New factory school to provide technical training for health-sector employees in Hauts-de-France.

Hauts-de-France health sector plans first “factory school”

22 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Hauts-de-France is set to expand training options with a new school designed to produce skilled manufacturing workers for the health sector.

Belgian entrepreneurs invest €15 million in tomato greenhouses in Hauts-de-France

Introducing greenhouse tomatoes from Hauts-de-France

09 Feb 2017 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Belgian entrepreneurs are investing €15 million in a 9-hectare expanse of greenhouses for tomatoes in Arques.

AgeingFit—a convention dedicated to senior health

AgeingFit—the first convention for senior health innovation

05 Dec 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

AgeingFit, the first international business convention for innovation in the silver economy and silver health, will be held in February 2017 with support from Eurasanté, a center of excellence for biology,...

Heineken brewery at Mons-en-Baroeul is the Dutch group’s largest in France

New expansion for Heineken brewery in Northern France

28 Nov 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

A new production line is now on tap at Heineken France’s largest brewery as the beer giant continues to innovate and grow in Hauts-de-France.

New e-health cluster in Amiens

Amiens launches Europe’s largest e-health simulation center

23 Sep 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

The city of Amiens is home to the Bloc, a dedicated health technology cluster that includes SimUsanté, Europe’s largest simulation center. The project is designed to structure the local health ecosystem,...

Two new vaccines to be produced at GSK’s Saint-Amand-les-Eaux plant

GSK to produce two new vaccines at Saint-Amand-les-Eaux site

21 Sep 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

For years GSK’s plant in Northern France has worked to raise its profile as one of the pharmaceutical group’s strategic assets. Mission accomplished: two new vaccines will soon be rolling off its production...

Immune InsighT at Lille's Institut Pasteur

New biopharma start-up at Lille's Institut Pasteur

10 Aug 2016 | Health Nutrition, A region on the move

A revolutionary start-up has just seen the light of day at the Institut Pasteur campus in Lille. Immune InsighT is a biotech business specialized in analyses to confirm new drug candidates are safe. The...

C&D Foods acquires Continentale Nutrition

C&D Foods acquires Continentale Nutrition

09 Aug 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

In purchasing the French pet food company, Ireland’s C&D Foods is taking its European strategy to a whole new level. Under the terms of the deal, C&D will retain 275 employees and invest €60 million in...

Hospihome —the latest in the Concept Room series

18 May 2016 | Front page, Health Nutrition, A region on the move

Driven by Lille’s University Center Hospital (CHRU) and some 50 health-oriented companies in the Clubster Santé network, the Concept Room initiative has just unveiled Hospihome, its latest project. This...