New News information at Food Processing Technology New and updated information from News listed on en-us New News information at Food Processing Technology Nestle researchers discovers new way to structure sugar Scientists at Nestle Research claim that they have discovered a new way to structure sugar using natural ingredients. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Kaiima Bio-Agritech, Algatech, HR Food Processing Kaiima Bio-Agritech has entered a partnership with Horizon Ag for the development of new, high-performing rice varieties. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Pilgrim's Pride, McCormick, Olymel US-based chicken processing company Pilgrim's Pride is set to acquire GNP Company, a chicken products supplier. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT General Mills, USDA and the Xerces Society partner to protect pollinator habitat The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), General Mills and the Xerces Society have entered a new partnership to restore and protect pollinator habitat in farmland across North America. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Armed federal agents seize Valley Milk adulterated products The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed that nearly than four million pounds of produce by Valley Milk Products (Valley Milk) of Strasburg, Virginia, have been seized by the US Marshals Service. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT NMC takes over Kraft Heinz Bakery in Maryland US-based asset disposition firm New Mill Capital (NMC) has acquired the former Kraft Heinz bakery in Federalsburg, Maryland. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT McCormick agrees to buy Enrico Giotti Spice and seasoning manufacturer McCormick has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in Enrico Giotti (Giotti), a flavour manufacturer based in Florence, Italy. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Pilgrim's Pride agrees to acquire GNP Company US-based chicken processing firm Pilgrim's Pride has agreed to acquire chicken product supplier GNP Company for $350m. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT ADB approves $86.41m loan for irrigation and agriculture in Pakistan The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to be provide an $86.41m loan to the Swabi and Nowshehra districts in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, for the purchase of new irrigation systems to enhance regional agriculture production and improve water management… Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Snyder’s-Lance to sell Diamond of California business US-based snack food manufacturer Snyder's-Lance has agreed to sell its Diamond of California culinary nut business to Blue Road Capital. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cargill develops new omega-3-rich canola Global food company Cargill has developed a new type of canola, which is suitable for aquaculture farmers looking a more sustainable way to raise fish rich in EPA/DHA omega-3 fatty acids. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Olymel acquires Pinnacle Farms in Alberta Canadian meat distributor Olymel has acquired Pinnacle Farms, a major hog producer located east of Calgary, near Strathmore, Alberta. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Algatech joins FoodConnects consortium Microalgae-based ingredient producer Algatechnologies (Algatech) has become a member of the FoodConnects consortium. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kaiima collaborates with Horizon Ag for new rice varieties Genetics and breeding technology company Kaiima Bio-Agritech has teamed up with US-based Horizon Ag in order to develop new, high-performing rice varieties. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cargill invests $50m in Thailand facility Global food company Cargill is planning to invest $50m to increase its poultry processing operations at its facility in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT EU Commission to strengthen dairy producers' position in supply chain The European Commission has released the second report on the operation of the so-called Milk Package, which featured a series of measures launched in 2012 to bolster the position of European dairy producers in the supply chain. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Givaudan invests in Flavour Innovation Centre in Singapore Flavouring company Givaudan has invested Sfr5m ($4.9m) in the expansion of its Flavour Innovation Centre (FIC) in Singapore. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT USITC to investigate Celanese claim of unlawful importation of Ace-K Sweeteners from China Celanese, a global technology and specialty materials company, has announced that the US International Trade Commission (USITC) has ordered an investigation into the unlawful importation into the US of certain high-potency sweeteners. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Queensland Government supports Naturally Nutritious project Researchers in Queensland will be investigating on new methods for producing next generation of superfoods such as nutrient-rich fruit, vegetables and nuts, to strengthen State’s agricultural sector. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT JFC acquires remaining 30% stake in Happy Bee Foods Processing in China Asian food service company Jollibee Foods (JFC) has secured governmental and regulatory approvals in China for the transfer of assets in Happy Bee Foods Processing, through its subsidiary Jollibee Worldwide (JWPL). Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT