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 Goodman Fielder plans to close certain production units http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgoodman-fielder-plans-to-close-certain-production-units-5719869 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgoodman-fielder-plans-to-close-certain-production-units-5719869 Australian food manufacturer Goodman Fielder intends to implement changes in its baking business as part of its strategy to optimise its network to compete effectively across Australia. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT AdvancePierre Foods launches secondary offering http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadvancepierre-foods-launches-secondary-offering-5719859 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadvancepierre-foods-launches-secondary-offering-5719859 US-based sandwich producer and distributor AdvancePierre Foods has announced that some of its stockholders intend to sell 12.5 million shares of its common stock in an underwritten secondary offering. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Emmi agrees to take over Italian Fresh Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsemmi-to-take-over-italian-fresh-foods-5719915 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsemmi-to-take-over-italian-fresh-foods-5719915 Swiss dairy company Emmi has agreed to purchase dessert manufacturer Italian Fresh Foods (IFF) for an undisclosed amount. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bühler and Protix form JV for industrial insect production http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbhler-and-protix-join-hands-for-industrial-insect-production-5719053 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbhler-and-protix-join-hands-for-industrial-insect-production-5719053 Food industry solutions provider Bühler has entered a joint venture (JV) with insect-based protein producer Protix, to form Bühler Insect Technology Solutions. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Canadian Government provides financial support to Mazza Innovation http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgovernment-of-canada-provides-financial-support-mazza-innovation-5719093 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgovernment-of-canada-provides-financial-support-mazza-innovation-5719093 The Canadian Government has announced a C$1.1m ($841,395) investment to Mazza Innovation to support the expansion of its plant extract production facility in Delta, British Columbia. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Nestlé to build new manufacturing facility in Sri Lanka http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-to-build-new-manufacturing-facility-in-sri-lanka-5719073 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-to-build-new-manufacturing-facility-in-sri-lanka-5719073 Global food company Nestlé has started construction of its new manufacturing facility at Pannala, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Hochland acquires Franklin Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshochland-takes-over-franklin-foods-5717863 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshochland-takes-over-franklin-foods-5717863 Germany-based cheese company Hochland has acquired American cream cheese firm Franklin Foods Holdings (Franklin), along with its sister companies. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bayn Europe expands sugar reduction solution http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbayn-europe-expands-sugar-reduction-solutions-offerings-5717871 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbayn-europe-expands-sugar-reduction-solutions-offerings-5717871 Swedish healthy sugar supplier Bayn Europe has expanded its Navia ingredient portfolio line to serve food producers with a systematic platform for sugar reduction. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT EBRD offers €10m in long-term financing to Greek firm Loulis Mills http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsebrd-offer-financial-assistance-to-loulis-mills-in-greece-5717889 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsebrd-offer-financial-assistance-to-loulis-mills-in-greece-5717889 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved €10m in long-term financing to Greek flour milling company Loulis Mills. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Sanderson Farms opens new facility in North Carolina, US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssanderson-farms-opens-new-facility-in-north-carolina-5716769 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssanderson-farms-opens-new-facility-in-north-carolina-5716769 US-based poultry processing and distribution company Sanderson Farms has opened a new $155m processing plant and wastewater treatment facility in St Pauls, North Carolina. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Müller Milk & Ingredients plans £60m investment to upgrade dairies http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmller-milk-ingredients-to-invest-60m-in-its-dairy-sector-network-5716760 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmller-milk-ingredients-to-invest-60m-in-its-dairy-sector-network-5716760 Müller Milk & Ingredients intends to invest £60m to upgrade its fresh milk and ingredients dairies in the UK. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DuPont Nutrition & Health develops new hospital snack http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-develops-new-hospital-snack-5716745 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-develops-new-hospital-snack-5716745 Global food company DuPont Nutrition & Health has collaborated with a Danish hospital and ice cream manufacturer to develop products for patients at risk of undernourishment. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ornua Nutrition Ingredients partners with EasiYo http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsornua-nutrition-ingredients-partners-with-easiyo-5716006 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsornua-nutrition-ingredients-partners-with-easiyo-5716006 UK-based Ornua Nutrition Ingredients (ONI) has entered a new supply partnership with New Zealand’s fresh yogurt brand EasiYo. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Arla opens new cheese storage facility in Shropshire, UK http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsarla-opens-new-cheese-storage-facility-in-shropshire-uk-5715993 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsarla-opens-new-cheese-storage-facility-in-shropshire-uk-5715993 Global dairy company Arla has officially opened a new cheese storage and maturation facility in Whitchurch, Shropshire, UK. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: ABP Food Group, Lesaffre http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-abp-food-group-lesaffre-5714706 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-abp-food-group-lesaffre-5714706 ABP Food Group has joined a European consortium as a lead partner for a food research project aimed at addressing the challenges faced by the food supply chain and improving the food production levels. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DuPont Nutrition & Health to enhance cultures manufacturing capacity in Europe http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-to-enhance-cultures-manufacturing-capacity-in-europe-5715983 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-to-enhance-cultures-manufacturing-capacity-in-europe-5715983 DuPont Nutrition & Health is planning to further expand the manufacturing capacities of its facilities in Sassenage and Epernon, France, as well as Niebüll, Germany. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Pilgrim's Pride, Piz’wich, Ministry of Cake http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-pilgrims-pride-pizwich-ministry-of-cake-5714602 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-pilgrims-pride-pizwich-ministry-of-cake-5714602 US-based Pilgrim's Pride has acquired GNP Company for $350m in cash. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Danish Crown to take over German slaughterhouse Teterower Fleisch http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanish-crown-to-take-over-german-slaughterhouse-teterower-fleisch-5714955 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanish-crown-to-take-over-german-slaughterhouse-teterower-fleisch-5714955 Global meat processing company Danish Crown is planning to acquire Germany-based Teterower Fleisch to become the fifth-largest cattle slaughterhouse in the country. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT OmniActive acquires major stake in Indfrag http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsomniactive-acquires-major-stake-in-indfrag-5714947 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsomniactive-acquires-major-stake-in-indfrag-5714947 Global ingredient supplier OmniActive Health Technologies has acquired an 85% stake in India-based health and nutrition company Indfrag. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DuPont Nutrition & Health enhances cheese facility capabilities http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-enhances-cheese-facility-capabilities-5714938 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-nutrition-health-enhances-cheese-facility-capabilities-5714938 DuPont Nutrition & Health has made a significant investment in a laboratory in Kansas City, US, that serves the North American cheese industry. Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT