Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.foodprocessing-technology.com web site http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ en-us http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ Food Processing Technology-Updates http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: Britannia Industries, The International Finance Corporation http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-britannia-industries-limited-the-international-finance-corporation-5748428 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-britannia-industries-limited-the-international-finance-corporation-5748428 Britannia Industries has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Greece-based food company Chipita. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Give and Go Prepared Foods, Hain Celestial http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-give-and-go-prepared-foods-hain-celestial-5747059 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-give-and-go-prepared-foods-hain-celestial-5747059 Canadian baked goods manufacturer Give and Go Prepared Foods has acquired United Baking’s muffins business, as well as its subsidiaries Uncle Wally’s and Vision Enterprises. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bonduelle agrees to buy Ready Pac Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbonduelle-to-take-over-ready-pac-foods-5748881 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbonduelle-to-take-over-ready-pac-foods-5748881 French vegetable company Bonduelle has agreed to acquire Ready Pac Foods, a US-based company that offers single-serve salad bowls. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Kashi launches chewy nut butter bars http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskashi-launches-chewy-nut-butter-bars-5749049 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskashi-launches-chewy-nut-butter-bars-5749049 US-based plant-based food company Kashi has expanded its Certified Transitional portfolio by launching chewy nut butter bars. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Glanbia intends to sell 60% stake in Dairy Ireland to Glanbia Co-operative Society http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsglanbia-intends-to-sell-60-stake-in-dairy-ireland-to-glanbia-cooperative-society-5748884 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsglanbia-intends-to-sell-60-stake-in-dairy-ireland-to-glanbia-cooperative-society-5748884 Global nutrition group Glanbia has signed a non‐binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Glanbia Co‐operative Society (Society) to sell its 60% stake in Dairy Ireland to the the latter. Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Submerged Fermentation of Vinegar http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/vinegar/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/vinegar/ Vinegar is an important acidifier and preservative commonly used in the food processing industry and in cooking for salad dressings, vegetable pickling and sauces. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:53:00 GMT Maximise Powder Production http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/maximise-powder-production/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/maximise-powder-production/ The sale prices of powders are getting increasingly higher, production tools cost more, so it is necessary to maximise the production of atomizing towers and fluidised beds. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:53:00 GMT Cutting-Edge Pumping and Mixing Solutions for the Food Processing Industry http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/cutting-edge-pumping-mixing-solutions/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/cutting-edge-pumping-mixing-solutions/ Sulzer's global delivery and customer service network, which includes a network of advanced service and parts processing centres, provides qualified services for the entire product lifecycle. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:52:00 GMT Canada Bread to close St-Côme-Linière bakery in Quebec http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-bread-to-close-st-cme-linire-bakery-in-quebec-5747686 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-bread-to-close-st-cme-linire-bakery-in-quebec-5747686 Baked goods distributor Canada Bread intends to close its bakery in St-Côme-Linière, Quebec, on 19 May. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:39:00 GMT Uhde High Pressure Technologies-High-Pressure Processing and Pasteurisation Solutions http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/food-hygiene-safety/uhde-high-pressure-technologies-gmbh/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/food-hygiene-safety/uhde-high-pressure-technologies-gmbh/ Uhde High Pressure Technologies (Uhde HPT) is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp, which designs and manufactures high-pressure processing (HPP) plants in various sizes. It provides HPP systems for the food and pharmaceutical industries, focusing on safety,… Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Oli Vibrators-Vibrators and Pneumatic Hammers for Dry Bulk Production http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/oli-vibrators-food/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/oli-vibrators-food/ Oli Vibrators has a wide range of off-the-shelf vibrators and pneumatic hammers for use in food production processes, such as flour and animal feed mills, as well as pasta and noodle makers.Its vibra... Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Canada's Maple Leaf Foods to buy Lightlife Foods for $140m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadas-maple-leaf-foods-to-buy-lightlife-foods-for-140m-5747666 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadas-maple-leaf-foods-to-buy-lightlife-foods-for-140m-5747666 Canadian packaged meats company Maple Leaf Foods has entered a definitive agreement with Brynwood Partners to acquire US-based plant-based proteins manufacturer Lightlife Foods for $140m. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Tyson Foods to offer NAE chicken products http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-offer-nae-chicken-products-5747888 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-offer-nae-chicken-products-5747888 US-based prepared meat manufacturer Tyson Foods has revealed that all its consumer brand products would feature chicken with No Antibiotics Ever (NAE) labels. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Give and Go Prepared Foods acquires Uncle Wally’s bake shoppe http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgive-and-go-prepared-foods-acquires-uncle-wallys-bake-shoppe-5745893 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgive-and-go-prepared-foods-acquires-uncle-wallys-bake-shoppe-5745893 Canadian baked goods manufacturer Give and Go Prepared Foods has acquired the muffin business of United Baking, and its subsidiaries Uncle Wally’s and Vision Enterprises (Uncle Wally’s). Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts to construct farmer stock warehouse in Alabama http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgolden-peanut-and-tree-nuts-to-construct-farmer-stock-warehouse-in-alabama-5746480 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgolden-peanut-and-tree-nuts-to-construct-farmer-stock-warehouse-in-alabama-5746480 Golden Peanut and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) subsidiary Tree Nuts is planning to build a new warehouse and receiving area at its shelling facility in Headland, Alabama, US. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT SweeGen completes commercialisation of Bestevia Reb-M http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssweegen-completes-commercialisation-of-bestevia-reb-m-5745905 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssweegen-completes-commercialisation-of-bestevia-reb-m-5745905 US-based stevia sweetener producer Sweegen has completed the commercialisation process for its Bestevia Reb-M, the company's non-caloric and high-purity stevia. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The Role of Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) in Determining Honey Quality http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/randox/presshydroxymethylfurfural-determining-honey-quality.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/randox/presshydroxymethylfurfural-determining-honey-quality.html Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) and its presence in honey has been firmly embedded into the product's overall quality legislation, exemplified by honey standards of the Codex Alimentarius. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:40:00 GMT Sentry to Attend NACE Corrosion Conference and Expo http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/sentry-equipment/presssentry-attend-nace-corrosion-conference-expo.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/sentry-equipment/presssentry-attend-nace-corrosion-conference-expo.html Sentry has announced it will be attending NACE Corrosion Conference & Expo in New Orleans, Los Angeles. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:37:00 GMT Kraft Heinz withdraws proposal for $143bn merger with Unilever http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-drops-proposal-for-143bn-merger-with-unilever-5744255 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-drops-proposal-for-143bn-merger-with-unilever-5744255 Food company Kraft Heinz has agreed to withdraw its proposal for a $143bn merger with consumer products maker Unilever. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Smithfield introduces antibiotic-free pork product line http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmithfield-introduces-antibiotic-free-pork-product-line-5745146 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmithfield-introduces-antibiotic-free-pork-product-line-5745146 US-based Smithfield Foods has launched an antibiotic-free line of fresh pork products under its Pure Farms brand. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT