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 Nestle researchers discovers new way to structure sugar http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-researchers-discovers-new-way-to-structure-sugar-5686229 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-researchers-discovers-new-way-to-structure-sugar-5686229 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kaiima-bio-agritech-algatech-hr-food-processing-private-limited-5684910 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-kaiima-bio-agritech-algatech-hr-food-processing-private-limited-5684910 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-pilgrims-pride-mccormick-olymel-5685922 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-pilgrims-pride-mccormick-olymel-5685922 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-mills-usda-and-the-xerces-society-partner-to-protect-pollinator-habitat-5686102 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-mills-usda-and-the-xerces-society-partner-to-protect-pollinator-habitat-5686102 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsarmed-federal-agents-seize-valley-milk-adulterated-products-5686049 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsarmed-federal-agents-seize-valley-milk-adulterated-products-5686049 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnmc-takes-over-kraft-heinz-bakery-in-maryland-5684893 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnmc-takes-over-kraft-heinz-bakery-in-maryland-5684893 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmccormick-agrees-to-buy-enrico-giotti-5684787 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmccormick-agrees-to-buy-enrico-giotti-5684787 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspilgrims-pride-agrees-to-acquire-gnp-company-5684779 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspilgrims-pride-agrees-to-acquire-gnp-company-5684779 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadb-approves-8641-loan-for-irrigation-and-agriculture-in-pakistan-5683628 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadb-approves-8641-loan-for-irrigation-and-agriculture-in-pakistan-5683628 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssnyders-lance-to-sell-diamond-of-california-business-5683639 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssnyders-lance-to-sell-diamond-of-california-business-5683639 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-develops-new-omega-3-rich-canola-5683604 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-develops-new-omega-3-rich-canola-5683604 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsolymel-acquires-pinnacle-farms-in-alberta-5682325 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsolymel-acquires-pinnacle-farms-in-alberta-5682325 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalgatech-joins-foodconnects-consortium-5682386 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalgatech-joins-foodconnects-consortium-5682386 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskaiima-joins-hands-with-horizon-ag-for-new-rice-varieties-5682374 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskaiima-joins-hands-with-horizon-ag-for-new-rice-varieties-5682374 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-invests-50m-in-thailand-facility-5680970 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-invests-50m-in-thailand-facility-5680970 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-commission-to-strengthen-dairy-producers-position-in-supply-chain-5680996 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-commission-to-strengthen-dairy-producers-position-in-supply-chain-5680996 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgivaudan-invests-in-flavour-innovation-centre-in-singapore-5680985 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgivaudan-invests-in-flavour-innovation-centre-in-singapore-5680985 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusitc-to-investigate-celanese-claim-of-unlawful-importation-of-ace-k-sweeteners-from-china-5679580 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusitc-to-investigate-celanese-claim-of-unlawful-importation-of-ace-k-sweeteners-from-china-5679580 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-supports-naturally-nutritious-project-5679597 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-supports-naturally-nutritious-project-5679597 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 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsjfc-acquires-remaining-30-stake-in-happy-bee-foods-processing-in-china-5679601 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsjfc-acquires-remaining-30-stake-in-happy-bee-foods-processing-in-china-5679601 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