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Investment in Northern France : Health Nutrition | Gezondheid Voeding

refresco, agrifood, hauts-de-france

Start of work for Refresco in Hauts-de-France

31 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Following the €97 million investment announced at the start of the year, work to construct a new Refresco manufacturing unit in Nord (Le Quesnoy) has begun!

innovation, agriculture, Hauts-de-France

AgriLab: Agriculture 2.0 in Hauts-de-France

16 Jul 2018 | Front page, A region on the move, ICT, Health Nutrition

Located on the UniLaSalle site (Beauvais), AgriLab is an all-new collaborative innovation centre for the agriculture sector in Hauts-de-France.

agrifood, foreign investment, Takara Foods

Japanese company Takara Foods sets up business in Hauts-de-France

04 Jul 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

For its first location in Europe, Takara Foods, the Japanese agrifood company, has chosen Hauts-de-France!

IAA, tomatoes, vandevelde

Arques, top production site for tomatoes north of Paris

17 Apr 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Thursday, the 11th of April saw the inauguration of the tomato greenhouses of the Belgian investors Vandevelde in Hauts-de-France, the largest production site in the north of France.

carambar, investment, innovation

Investments and new products point to sweet times ahead for Carambar

23 Mar 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Sales are up at Carambar, the iconic toffee stick maker based in Hauts-de-France and acquired by Eurazeo in 2016. Coming soon: a major investment program and new flavors.

Heineken, Mons-en-Barœul, investment

Heineken invests €8 million at Hauts-de-France site

13 Mar 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Dutch brewer Heineken continues to expand in France and is now set to invest €20m in its three French sites in 2018. That includes €8.3m earmarked for its largest French brewery, located in Hauts-de-France.

refresco, investment, agrifood

Refresco announces major investment in Hauts-de-France

19 Feb 2018 | Front page, Health Nutrition, Investment

Refresco is starting work on a new production and logistics facility in Hauts-de-France to replace its existing plant in the region.

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.