Rubber used in 3G surfaces face ban over cancer fears

The rubber crumb used in 3G artificial football pitches is facing a Europe-wide ban because of cancer fears. The black granules give a more realistic bounce but are made of old car tyres and contain toxic chemicals including mercury, lead, benzene and arsenic. ( read original story ...)

Kraft Heinz sees ‘significant’ investment in EMEA

As a result, EBITDA in Europe decreased 8.6% to €171.9m ($202m). Addressing analysts during a conference call, however, CEO Bernardo Vieira Hees was upbeat on the prospects for the region. Kraft Heinz was formed when investment groups 3G Capital and ... ( read original story ...)

Europe B2C E-Commerce Market 2017

LONDON, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In Europe, online retail sales achieved several hundreds of billions of Euros in 2016. Cited information from the yStats.com report reveals how B2C E-Commerce sales in the region are estimated to keep double-digit ... ( read original story ...)