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Royal DSM has appointed Patrick Niels to replace Ilona Haaijer as president of DMS Food Specialities from August 1.
HJ Heinz Australia has been taken to court by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), which alleges the food manufacturer engaged in misleading representations on the packs of its Little Kids Shredz products.
NSF International, which partnered with Google to pilot its EyeSucceed Smart Glasses, has been recognized as a ‘Glass Partner’ for food industry applications.
Nuts.com, which produces nuts, dried fruit, snacks and pantry staples, is set to expand in New Jersey, creating 150 jobs.
A 46-year-old man has died at Berry Plastics plant in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, after claims he was struck by a piece of industrial machinery.
Many bakery industry professionals believe the grain-free trend will catch on - drive by a demand for more natural, less processed ingredients - and will eventually supersede gluten-free.
Grains such as quinoa, and cereals including corn flakes and rice puffs, are attracting attention globally as an ingredient or flavor in chocolate confectionery but not so much in Germany.
Mayfair Equity Partners (MEP) has bought a majority stake in the Donegal-headquartered Promise Gluten Free for an undisclosed amount.
The Witte Company has developed a range of dryers and coolers that eliminate the need for a dedicated, gluten-free drying system.
Allergen-free granola bar producer Know Allergies has appointed Greg Rayburn as its new CEO to meet growing demand.
Australian natural foods company, Freedom Foods Group, is launching a range of cereal and snack products in the US made from a non-GMO Australian barley grain that promotes better gut nutrition.
‘The Food and Drink manufacturing industry is typically an arena of tight margins.
Nestlé has partnered with Kuehne + Nagel logistics company to store its chocolate, coffee and culinary products over the next five years.
Palsgaard showcased a line of emulsifiers that enable bakeries to remove partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) from cake mixes and industrial cakes at IFT held in Las Vegas at the end of June.
DuPont Nutrition & Health’s Grinsted Freedom blends gives food producers the freedom to create their own optimized blend from clean label ingredients.
Cheerios maker General Mills has released survey results showing top family summer activity and snack trends in the US.
Kosher certification is gaining popularity among non-Jewish consumers due to the high demand for clean labels, says CEO of OU Kosher, Rabbi Menachem Genack.
Ruiz Food Products will invest $79m to expand its South Carolina factory, creating 705 jobs.
Mr Kipling maker Premier Foods’ reported a 3.1% sales dip in 2017 Q1 as warmer weather negatively affected winter favorites like Bisto and Oxo, but this was offset by bigger demand for sweet treats.
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McCormick & Company Inc., a global leader in flavor, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Reckitt Benckiser's Food Division ("RB Foods") from Reckitt Benckiser Group plc ("RB") for $4.2 billion, subject to certain customary purchase price adjustments.
Bell Flavors and Fragrances has announced the launch of Bell Flavors & Fragrances Malaysia Sdn Bhd.
Consumer demand for customized products that enable their own supply chain is creating challenges for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, according to the Vision 2025 report produced by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has announced that the 2017 Fall Policy Conference will be held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 25-27, 2017.
CSM Bakery Solutions, a global leader in bakery ingredients, products and services, announced it had reached an agreement for the sale of its BakeMark business to Pamplona Capital Management.
At PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2017, Bosch Packaging Technology will unveil its revolutionary concept in cartoning machinery – an integrated topload cartoner Kliklok ITC.
The 2017 PROCESS EXPO, presented by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), will take place September 19–22 at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Barry Callebaut has signed an agreement to acquire D’Orsogna Dolciaria, which will further strengthen its Specialties & Decorations business, in particular in Europe.
In addition to Otis Spunkmeyer celebrating its 40th anniversary, the brand has also released a brand new line of “Grab-N-Go” foods, sold exclusively at convenience stores across the country and made with “No Funky Stuff” – aka no artificial flavors, colors, partially hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup.
Cambridge Engineered Solutions (acquired by Rexnord in 2016) has introduced the Rexnord1200 Series MatTop Chain, a new line of side-flexing plastic modular conveyor belts designed for moving a wide range of packaged and non-packaged food products in radius applications.
Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced that it has completed its acquisition of a controlling interest in Industries Centers, which will now be known as ADM Israel.
Egan Food Technologies, a confectionery and baking process equipment manufacturer and service provider, will give customers their first look at its new, USA-made cooling tunnel at Pack Expo in Las Vegas.
Steviva Ingredients has announced two significant additions to its executive sales team.
TOMRA Sorting Food, the worldwide leader in sorting and peeling equipment, has launched a Korean language website, which provides a dynamic online resource for its Korean-speaking customers.
An affiliate of Peak Rock Capital, a leading middle market private equity firm, announced that it has acquired Gold Coast Bakeries, LLC, a producer of high quality specialty and organic breads, buns, rolls, and sweet goods.
HannahMax Cookie Chips are sweet like a cookie, crispy like a chip. The Cookie Chips come in two flavors: Sea Salt Caramel, and Coconut White Chocolate.
The 2017 PROCESS EXPO will feature several working production lines, including a bakery line which will simulate a frozen cookie line process.
Simply Beyond Foods recently released Spray-On Spice, which is all-natural.
MPI Label Systems was recently presented the Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods for demonstrating the highest levels of quality, delivery, service and customer support throughout the year.
Constantia Flexibles has signed an agreement to sell its Labels division to Multi-Color Corporation for an enterprise value of approximately €1.15 billion ($1.3 billion).
Bunting Magnetics Co. announced the appointment of Bill Wagner to the company’s executive leadership team as the chief financial officer.
Archer Daniels Midland Company recently launched Fruit Up in North America to provide food, drink and snack developers with a new option to add sweetness from fruit to their latest food innovations.
East Balt Bakeries recently announced that their owners, One Equity Partners, signed a definitive agreement to sell East Balt Bakeries to Grupo Bimbo S.A.B de CV.
To support current and future growth, TricorBraun has announced two key management moves, according to Keith Strope, president and CEO, of TricorBraun.
Ross SysCon Control Panels are now offered with wireless connection allowing users to access the PLC system using tablets, laptops and smartphones via Ethernet, WLAN or Bluetooth.
In early May, KIND Snacks held a "Raise the Bar" contest, where consumers had the opportunity to vote on four flavors they’d love to see from KIND: Sangria, Sesame Seaweed, Sweet Pretzel Crunch and Spiced Fig.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has announced that the 2017 Technical Conference – the largest conference for cookie, cracker and baking industry professionals – will be held in San Antonio, Texas, October 22-25, 2017.
Unifiller Systems recently unveiled its new Pro Series Food Service depositors, designed specifically for the rigorous demands of the food service sector.
Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has announced two promotions in its Torayfan Division: Amanda Whaley has been promoted to the position of key accounts manager, and Tammy Williamson is now an associate product manager.
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