Nobel Peace Prize for the World Food Programme and the World Food Day – Let’s celebrate our #FoodHeroes!

2020-10-22T15:33:37+00:00October 16th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

With this short article, ProFound celebrates World Food Day. We reflect on the relevance of our work in the context of the World Food Programme´s Nobel Peace Prize. World Food Programme´s Nobel Peace Prize © Nobel Media. Ill. Niklas Elmehed. Last Friday, the World Food Program (WFP) received the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its ¨efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas, and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict¨. We at ProFound applaud this recognition; it [Read more]

Exporting ingredients and fresh foods to Germany

2016-11-01T16:28:03+00:00January 4th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Inspired by cooking shows and the importance of healthy living, German consumers are more conscious about their food intake. They increasingly look for health, food and cosmetic products with natural ingredients and are switching to fresh foods in their cooking. For the German Import Promotion Desk, we looked into the markets for fresh beans and pulses, fresh herbs, baby vegetables, gums and resins and olive oil. For these products, we identified opportunities for developing countries by determining (potential) sources of competition, buyer requirements and relevant trends in Germany. These studies will be available on the CBI website, under the sectors Fresh [Read more]