New News information at Food Processing Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.foodprocessing-technology.com http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ en-us http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ New News information at Food Processing Technology http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: Domino's Pizza, Smithfield Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dominos-pizza-smithfield-foods-5903301 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-dominos-pizza-smithfield-foods-5903301 US-based Domino's Pizza has reached an agreement with one of its franchisees to form a joint venture (JV) that will own and operate shops in London, UK. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mondelez International to invest $59m in Cadbury facility in Australia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmondelz-international-to-invest-59m-in-cadbury-facility-in-australia-5903642 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmondelz-international-to-invest-59m-in-cadbury-facility-in-australia-5903642 Mondelez International has plans to invest A$75m ($59.4m) in its Cadbury Claremont plant in Tasmania, Australia. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hormel Foods buys Fontanini Italian Meats and Sausages for $425m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshormel-foods-buys-fontanini-italian-meats-and-sausages-for-425m-5903886 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshormel-foods-buys-fontanini-italian-meats-and-sausages-for-425m-5903886 Hormel Foods to acquire Fontanini Italian Meats and Sausages (Fontanini) from Capitol Wholesale Meats for $425m. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Tyson Foods to invest $84m to expand Tennessee poultry plant http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-invest-84m-to-expand-tennessee-poultry-plant-5903633 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-invest-84m-to-expand-tennessee-poultry-plant-5903633 Tyson Foods has plans to invest $84m to expand its poultry plant in Union City, Tennessee, US. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Mars Food, Sundiro Holding, Naturally Splendid Enterprises http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-mars-food-sundiro-holding-naturally-splendid-enterprises-5902432 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-mars-food-sundiro-holding-naturally-splendid-enterprises-5902432 Mars Food has agreed to acquire Preferred Brands International (PBI), an Indian and Asian food manufacturer based in the US. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Applegate introduces sugar-free bacon in US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsapplegate-introduces-sugar-free-bacon-in-us-5902520 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsapplegate-introduces-sugar-free-bacon-in-us-5902520 Natural and organic meat brand Applegate has introduced its sugar-free bacon in the US. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Smithfield Foods invests $25m in Chef'd http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmithfield-foods-invests-25m-in-chefd-5902511 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmithfield-foods-invests-25m-in-chefd-5902511 US-based meat processing company Smithfield Foods has entered a strategic partnership with e-commerce meal marketplace firm Chef'd by making a $25m investment. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Flagship Food to open new frozen food distribution facility in New Mexico http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsflagship-food-to-open-new-frozen-food-distribution-facility-in-new-mexico-5902542 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsflagship-food-to-open-new-frozen-food-distribution-facility-in-new-mexico-5902542 Flagship Food Group is investing in a new 76,000ft² frozen food distribution warehouse in Albuquerque, New Mexico, US. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT CCTV installation made compulsory in English slaughterhouses http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-makes-cctv-installation-mandatory-at-slaughterhouses-in-england-5901326 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-makes-cctv-installation-mandatory-at-slaughterhouses-in-england-5901326 The UK Government has made CCTV camera installation mandatory in all slaughterhouses in England, in order to further improve animal welfare standards. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mars Food agrees to acquire Tasty Bite manufacturer Preferred Brands International http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmars-food-agrees-to-acquire-tasty-bite-in-us-5901332 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmars-food-agrees-to-acquire-tasty-bite-in-us-5901332 Mars Food has entered a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Indian and Asian foods manufacturer Preferred Brands International (PBI) for an undisclosed sum. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Frutarom acquires Flavours and Essences in UK http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-flavours-and-essences-in-uk-5901342 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-flavours-and-essences-in-uk-5901342 Israeli flavour and speciality ingredient producer Frutarom has signed an agreement to purchase a 100% stake in Flavours and Essences (F&E), a UK-based firm that develops and markets flavours and natural colours. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Naturally Splendid to acquire Prosnack Natural Foods in Canada http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnaturally-splendid-to-acquire-prosnack-natural-foods-in-canada-5900260 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnaturally-splendid-to-acquire-prosnack-natural-foods-in-canada-5900260 Canada-headquartered Naturally Splendid Enterprises has entered an agreement with Prosnack Natural Foods and iCream Capital to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Prosnack. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Univar to expand distribution of UK firm Kudos Blends’ products in Europe http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsunivar-to-expand-distribution-of-kudos-products-in-europe-5900240 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsunivar-to-expand-distribution-of-kudos-products-in-europe-5900240 Global chemical and ingredients supplier Univar has extended an agreement with UK-based Kudos Blends to distribute the Pell brand of raising agents to the food ingredients market. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cumberland Farms recalls large chicken Caesar salad over gluten presence http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscumberland-farms-recalls-large-chicken-caesar-salad-due-to-undeclared-gluten-allergen-5899379 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscumberland-farms-recalls-large-chicken-caesar-salad-due-to-undeclared-gluten-allergen-5899379 US-based convenience store company Cumberland Farms has initiated a recall for its large chicken Caesar salad due to an undeclared allergen. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kraft Heinz and Oprah Winfrey partner to launch new food line http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-and-oprah-winfrey-to-launch-o-thats-good-5899365 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-and-oprah-winfrey-to-launch-o-thats-good-5899365 Global food company Kraft Heinz has partnered with American celebrity Oprah Winfrey to introduce a new line of refrigerated soups and sides. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Greenbelt develops new solution to address global food waste problem http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgreenbelts-ecosystem-to-solve-220bn-food-waste-problem-in-us-5899360 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgreenbelts-ecosystem-to-solve-220bn-food-waste-problem-in-us-5899360 US-based sustainable production system provider Greenbelt has developed a new solution to address the global food waste problem. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Baldwin Richardson Foods to expand Williamson facility in New York, US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbaldwin-richardson-foods-to-expand-williamson-facility-in-new-york-us-5898523 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbaldwin-richardson-foods-to-expand-williamson-facility-in-new-york-us-5898523 US-based custom ingredient manufacturer Baldwin Richardson Foods is planning to expand its operations in Williamson, Wayne County, New York. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT FSA says nearly 700,000 Fipronil-contaminated eggs imported to UK http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-fsa-says-nearly-700000-fipronil-contaminated-eggs-imported-5898506 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsuk-fsa-says-nearly-700000-fipronil-contaminated-eggs-imported-5898506 The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) said that nearly 700,000 Fipronil-contaminated eggs have been imported from Dutch farms, a significant increase from the previously reported 21,000. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Earth To Kids, Lyckeby, IMCD http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-earth-to-kids-lyckeby-imcd-5897984 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-earth-to-kids-lyckeby-imcd-5897984 Organic pasta producing company Earth To Kids (trade name Chickapea Pasta) has received venture funding from specialist firm District Venture Capital. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Unilever to acquire Weis ice cream business in Australia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsunilever-to-acquire-weis-ice-cream-business-in-australia-5898529 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsunilever-to-acquire-weis-ice-cream-business-in-australia-5898529 Unilever has entered a definitive agreement to acquire Australian ice cream maker Weis for an undisclosed sum. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT