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Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, 08. August 2022

Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc., one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, partnered with Lebanese coffee giant, CAFÉ NAJJAR to introduce NAJJAR GOURMET COFFEE’s wide variety of freshly ground, high-quality coffee beans and products that are tailor-made for the true coffee enthusiasts in the MENA region.

As part of the partnership, Fresh Del Monte will be distributing the freshly ground and vacuum coffee products in the hotel, restaurant, and catering channel. HORECA attendees will be treated to Turkish coffee, espresso, and filter coffee made from the finest blends and carefully chosen from the best origins.


Racha El Aawar, Regional Marketing Director, MENA, commented: “Fresh Del Monte has an extensive range of institutional and food service packs for sectors such as retail/FMCG and HO ... Read more »

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ESPOO, Finland - Thursday, 04. August 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Thursday, August 4, 2022, Tecnotree announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2022. Tecnotree, the global Digital Business Support Systems (BSS) provider, reported a revenue of EUR 18.3 million in the second quarter, continuing its financial strength with considerable growth in MEA & APAC segments.

Consolidated highlights of the results of Q2 and Half Year 2022:

    Net sales of EUR 18.3 million in the second quarter, showing 9% growth as compared to last year, and EUR 31.6 million for H1 with 13% growth from last year
    Operating result of EUR 5.1 million in the second quarter, and EUR 7.1 million for H1
    Earnings per share of EUR 0.01 in the second quarter, and EUR 0.02 for H1
    Order book at the end of the period EUR 72.8 million, with 32.4% growth as compared to last y ... Read more »

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INGELHEIM, Germany - Wednesday, 03. August 2022

    Growing late-stage research pipeline, addressing areas of high unmet medical need
    Pipeline includes areas such as rare skin disease, pulmonary fibrosis, oncology and central nervous system disease
    Net sales rise currency-adjusted by 9.5 percent to 11.2 billion EUR

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boehringer Ingelheim, a leading research-driven biopharmaceutical company, continued to increase its supply of medicine to patients in the first half of 2022, as it expanded its research pipeline in an increasingly challenging economic, political and regulatory environment.

Boehringer Ingelheim has experienced strong momentum through greater investment in Research & Development (R&D), accelerated development of its pipeline and business development opportunities. The company also closed 11 R&D partnership and license deals so far thi ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xpansiv, the premier market-infrastructure platform for environmental commodities, today announced an agreement to acquire Evolution Markets, a leading brokerage firm in global carbon, renewable, and energy markets. The combined entity will benefit from Evolution Markets’ base of more than 2,000 customers, including many of the world’s largest energy firms, corporations, utilities, and financial institutions.

"We’re excited to further leverage our environmental and energy market infrastructure through this acquisition," said Xpansiv President and COO John Melby. “Together, we can more effectively execute on our strategy to scale our global platform. Evolution Markets’ proven team will help drive sales and marketing efforts as we work to bring the benefits of our infrastructure - transparency, scale, and confidence - to rapidly growing environmental markets."

“We’re proud of what we’ve bui ... Read more »

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KnowBe4 Ventures will co-invest in security startups focused on companies that strengthen and support the human layer of cybersecurity

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- KnowBe4 Inc (Nasdaq: KNBE), the provider of the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has announced the formation of KnowBe4 Ventures, its venture arm focused on the human layer of cybersecurity. Two existing leading cybersecurity venture funds – Elephant and Ten Eleven Ventures -- are partnering with KnowBe4 on the initiative.

According to Verizon in the 2022 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), 82% of breaches involved a human element, yet less than three percent of cybersecurity budgets are spent in this area. This spend mismatch is an opportunity for KnowBe4 Ventures to invest in innovative companies that strengthen and support the human layer of cybersecurity.

“Cyber attacks continue to plague organizations in every industry,” said Stu ... Read more »

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SYDNEY & NEW YORK & SAN FRANCISCO - Monday, 01. August 2022 AETOSWire

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xpansiv, the premier market-infrastructure platform for global carbon and environmental commodities, today completed its acquisition of APX, the leader in registry infrastructure for energy and environmental markets. The acquisition brings together two innovators with the technologies and capabilities to empower markets to scale with liquidity and efficiency.

Xpansiv connects buyers and sellers of environmental commodities and provides market data for voluntary carbon offsets, renewable energy credits (RECs), and low-carbon fuels—all critical elements of decarbonization. Xpansiv’s growing ecosystem supports companies seeking to meet environmental and emissions reduction goals.

Xpansiv and APX are long-term strategic partners, and Xpansiv exchange CBL is fully integrated with leading registries that operate on APX infrastructure. In March 2022, Xpansiv ac ... Read more »

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TOKYO - Friday, 05. August 2022
- The first world company in the food and beverage processing sector -

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kirin Holdings Company, Limited (Kirin Holdings) has been approved as the first world company in the food and beverage processing sector with science-based net-zero targets validated by SBTi *2 in July 2022. The Kirin Group’s long-term GHG reduction target , "realizing net-zero*3 GHG*4 emission from the entire value chain by 2050" set forth in the Kirin Group Environmental Vision 2050 was certified as a scientifically based goal consistent with the level of GHG emission reductions required by the Paris Agreement*5 .

Kirin Holdings, with the aim of becoming " A global leader in CSV*6”, have declared our goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2020 under the Kirin Group Environmental Vision 2050 and have formulated a roadmap for achieving the goal, which went into operation in January 2022.

A sense of crisis wa ... Read more »

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 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Daigas Gas and Power Solution Co., Ltd. (“DGPS”), a 100% subsidiary of Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (TOKYO: 9532), has established an expanded business collaboration for onsite hydrogen generator technology with Hyundai Rotem Company (“HRC”), an affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group, allowing HRC to sell the generators outside South Korea.

Daigas Group (formerly Osaka Gas Group) launched the first model of “HYSERVE” (*1), onsite hydrogen generator, in 2003 by adopting its accumulated knowledge on catalyst. DGPS introduced a new model “HYSERVE-300” with hourly hydrogen production capacity of 300 Nm3 in 2013. DGPS, as manufacturer of HYSERVE-300, has sold the units mainly to hydrogen fueling stations.

Then in 2019, DGPS granted HRC to manufacture and sell “Hy-Green”, hydrogen generator utilizing the technology of HYSERVE-300, enabling HRC to meet the increasing demand for hydrogen fueling stations i ... Read more »

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MILTON PARK, England - Thursday, 04. August 2022

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Further to the announcement of its strategic partnership with and investment from SKC on 26 January 2022, Nexeon, a leading battery materials developer and manufacturer has completed the second close of its fundraise resulting in a total investment of US$170m. Additionally, a further US$50m of commercial investments is being made in Nexeon’s technologies as a consequence of the investment round.

The capital raised will provide Nexeon with further resources to accelerate the expansion of its own manufacturing capabilities to mass produce tens of thousands of metric tonnes annually of its silicon-based anode materials for use in rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries.

Nexeon is already supplying a number of Tier 1 global battery manufacturers and OEMs. It is also actively engaged with emerging regional players as the electric vehicle market develops new supply chains for their products.

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Wednesday, 27. July 2022 

(BUSINESS WIRE) --Urban Company, Asia’s largest tech-enabled home services marketplace, has entered into a partnership with Baheya, the largest salon chain in Riyadh. With this, Urban Company aims to be a household name for beauty services at home by enabling its partner salons and beauty professionals to deliver services like never before.

With quality services that are assured from Urban Company and years of experience in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from Baheya, the home services sector is poised to expand. Aside from the currently offered salon and spa services, Urban Company is also extending its range of services to include hair, lash, and nail extensions.

Baheya, the only salon chain in Riyadh that provides services 24x7, has 250 beauticians offering top services and quality products for over 16 years in Saudi Arabia. Since the two businesses partnered in 2021, Baheya has given Urban Com ... Read more »

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