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 Automated Food Processing Machinery http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/pressautomated-food-processing-machinery.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/pressautomated-food-processing-machinery.html Haitoglou Bros is a global leader in the manufacture of sesame seed products, including tahini paste. The company processes up to 150tn of sesame seeds a day at its modern production facilities in Thessaloniki, Greece, and supplies its premium range … Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:34:00 GMT Storage and Transportation of Powders http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/storage-transportation-powders/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/storage-transportation-powders/ Caking of powders and granules is a frequent problem in the food industry leading to halts in production and product losses. Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:02:00 GMT Deals this week: Maverix Platforms, Nathan's Famous, Delighted by Hummus http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maverix-platforms-nathans-famous-delighted-by-hummus-5952705 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-maverix-platforms-nathans-famous-delighted-by-hummus-5952705 Maverix Platforms (popular as Fingerlix) has secured $7m in a Series B round of funding from two investment firms, namely Accel Partners Management and Zephyr Peacock Management India. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: The Middleby Corporation, Sysco, Siguler Guff and Company http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-the-middleby-corporation-sysco-siguler-guff-company-5952706 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-the-middleby-corporation-sysco-siguler-guff-company-5952706 The Middleby Corporation has acquired slicers and mixers manufacturing company Globe Food Equipment. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cavendish Farms’ New Potato Processing Plant, Lethbridge, Alberta http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/cavendish-farms-new-potato-processing-plant-lethbridge-alberta/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/cavendish-farms-new-potato-processing-plant-lethbridge-alberta/ Cavendish Farms is constructing a new state-of-the-art potato processing plant in Lethbridge, Alberta. Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Frutarom acquires 60% stake in Thai flavour company Mighty http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-60-stake-in-thai-flavour-company-mighty-5953055 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-60-stake-in-thai-flavour-company-mighty-5953055 Israeli flavours and speciality fine ingredients maker Frutarom Industries has signed an agreement to acquire a 60% stake in a Thai company, The Mighty, for approximately THB393m ($12m) and at a valuation of THB655m ($20m). Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hilton Food Group to acquire Icelandic Group (Seachill) in UK for £80.8m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshilton-food-group-acquires-icelandic-group-seachill-in-uk-5952252 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshilton-food-group-acquires-icelandic-group-seachill-in-uk-5952252 Global meatpacking firm Hilton Food Group (Hilton) has entered an agreement to acquire chilled fish processor Icelandic Group UK (Seachill) for a cash consideration of £80.8m. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kellogg's to launch new Chocolate Frosted Flakes in US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskelloggs-to-launch-new-chocolate-frosted-flakes-in-us-5951850 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskelloggs-to-launch-new-chocolate-frosted-flakes-in-us-5951850 Global cereal company Kellogg’s is set to introduce its new Chocolate Frosted Flakes in the US market. Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lamb Weston opens $200m expanded operations in Washington http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslamb-weston-expands-operations-in-washington-5951842 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslamb-weston-expands-operations-in-washington-5951842 US-based potato company Lamb Weston Holding has opened its $200m expanded operations in Richland, Washington (WA). Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé UK rolls out limited-edition orange Smarties tubes http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-uk-to-rollout-orange-smarties-for-christmas-this-year-5951845 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-uk-to-rollout-orange-smarties-for-christmas-this-year-5951845 Nestlé UK has released the limited-edition tubes of orange Smarties across the country following a huge consumer demand for the product. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT India to secure $10bn investment in food processing sector http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsindia-to-secure-10bn-investment-in-food-processing-sector-5950846 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsindia-to-secure-10bn-investment-in-food-processing-sector-5950846 India is set to receive investments of around $10bn in the food processing sector from domestic and foreign companies. Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Battistoni Italian Specialty Meats recalls 22,630lb of Salami and Capocollo products http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbattistoni-italian-specialty-meats-recalls-22630-pounds-of-salami-and-capocollo-products-5950730 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbattistoni-italian-specialty-meats-recalls-22630-pounds-of-salami-and-capocollo-products-5950730 US-based Battistoni Italian Specialty Meats is recalling nearly 22,630lb of ready-to-eat (RTE) Genoa Salami and Capocollo products over foreign matter contamination. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT EBRD purchases 13% stake in Romanian agribusiness group Agricover http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsebrd-invests-in-romanian-agribusiness-company-agricover-5950727 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsebrd-invests-in-romanian-agribusiness-company-agricover-5950727 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has signed an agreement to acquire a 13% stake in Romanian agribusiness company Agricover Holding. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hilton to build new meat processing facility in New Zealand http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshilton-to-build-meat-processing-facility-in-new-zealand-5950736 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshilton-to-build-meat-processing-facility-in-new-zealand-5950736 International meatpacking business Hilton Food Group has unveiled its plans to further enhance its packing capabilities in New Zealand. Mon, 16 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé to build $31.4m infant formula facility in Russia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-to-build-314m-infant-formula-facility-in-russia-5949055 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-to-build-314m-infant-formula-facility-in-russia-5949055 Food and beverage company Nestlé has plans to build a new infant formula factory at its site in Vologda, Russia, with an investment of RUR1.8bn ($31.4m). Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Agrana opens additional facility at starch mill in Austria http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsagrana-opens-additional-facility-at-starch-mill-in-austria-5949058 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsagrana-opens-additional-facility-at-starch-mill-in-austria-5949058 Sugar, starch and fruit manufacturer Agrana has opened an additional facility at its cornstarch mill in Aschach der Donau, Austria. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Danish Crown establishes head office in Vietnam to boost sales in Southeast Asia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanish-crown-expands-presence-in-southeast-asia-5948383 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanish-crown-expands-presence-in-southeast-asia-5948383 Denmark-based food processing company Danish Crown has opened its new head office in Vietnam to boost the sales of its meat products in Southeast Asia. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mettler-Toledo Safeline-Metal Detection Systems for Food and Pharma Producers http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/mettler-toledo-safeline/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/mettler-toledo-safeline/ Mettler-Toledo Safeline is the global market leader for high-performance metal detection systems to enhance productivity, reduce product waste and optimise contaminant detection for food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturers worldwide. Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Goldman Sachs Group, BiteSquad.com, Saudia Dairy & Foodstuff http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-goldman-sachs-group-bitesquadcom-saudia-dairy-foodstuff-5947222 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-goldman-sachs-group-bitesquadcom-saudia-dairy-foodstuff-5947222 The Goldman Sachs Group, a US-based company engaged in investment banking, securities and investment management, has invested $30m to acquire a 20% stake in South Korean company SUN-IN. The investment was made through Goldman Sachs’ Asian private-equ… Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ontario to support Ferrero Canada’s expansion project http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-support-ferrero-canada-facility-expansion-5948376 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-support-ferrero-canada-facility-expansion-5948376 The Government of Ontario in Canada has agreed to support chocolate and confectionery products manufacturer Ferrero Canada’s plans to expand its facilities and diversify product offerings in the country. Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:00:00 GMT