Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the 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 Cargill to shut down Milwaukee beef harvest facility http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-to-shut-down-milwaukee-beef-harvest-facility-310714-4331505 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-to-shut-down-milwaukee-beef-harvest-facility-310714-4331505 American agribusiness firm Cargill has announced the closure of its beef harvest facility in Milwaukee, which employs around 600 people. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT K Global Ventures to develop palm oil plantation in Guinea http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsk-global-ventures-to-develop-palm-oil-plantation-in-guinea-4331575 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsk-global-ventures-to-develop-palm-oil-plantation-in-guinea-4331575 The Republic of Guinea has selected Malaysia-based K Global Ventures (KGV) to develop a palm oil plantation in the country. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT TreeHouse Foods acquires Flagstone Foods for $860m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstreehouse-foods-acquires-flagstone-foods-for-860m-4329734 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstreehouse-foods-acquires-flagstone-foods-for-860m-4329734 US-based food processing company TreeHouse Foods has completed the previously announced acquisition of Flagstone Foods from Gryphon Investors and other shareholders, for a cash consideration of around $860m. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Bridges Ventures acquires controlling stake in UK snack bars maker Wholebake http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbridges-ventures-acquires-controlling-stake-in-uk-snack-bars-maker-wholebake-300714-4330091 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbridges-ventures-acquires-controlling-stake-in-uk-snack-bars-maker-wholebake-300714-4330091 Venture capital firm Bridges Ventures has acquired a controlling stake in UK-based healthy snack bar and flapjack maker Wholebake, for an undisclosed amount. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Minox to Attend Asia Food Expo 2014 in Manila http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-at-asia-food-expo-2014.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-at-asia-food-expo-2014.html Minox will be attending Asia Food Expo 2014 from 10-13 September 2014. Located at World Trade Centre, Manila, Philippines, our stand will be located at booth no. 946. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:54:00 GMT Ishida Versatility on Display at PPMA Show http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-versatility-at-ppma-show.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-versatility-at-ppma-show.html The wide-ranging versatility of Ishida's weighing and quality control solutions will be amply demonstrated at this year's PPMA Show where the company's stand will feature a variety of models from its multihead weigher and X-ray ranges. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:33:00 GMT Tyson Foods to sell Mexican, Brazilian poultry operations for $575m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-sell-mexican-brazilian-poultry-operations-for-575m-4328987 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-sell-mexican-brazilian-poultry-operations-for-575m-4328987 US-based meat producer Tyson Foods has signed an agreement to sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil to JBS, for $575m. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Empure® - Clean Up Your Labels http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/-empure-clean-up-your-labels/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/-empure-clean-up-your-labels/ The trend for label-friendly products continues to grow and is playing an increasingly important role in the purchase decisions of consumers. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Munters Case Study: Cold Storage and Holding Area Improvement at Chester Wholesale Meats http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-case-study-chester-wholesale-meats/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-case-study-chester-wholesale-meats/ Chester Wholesale Meat was founded some 25 years ago, and has grown to provide packaged and processed meat and poultry products to markets across the nation. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT OSI withdraws Chinese subsidiary’s meat products from market http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsosi-pulls-away-chinese-subsidiarys-meat-products-from-market-4328895 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsosi-pulls-away-chinese-subsidiarys-meat-products-from-market-4328895 US-based OSI Group has announced that it is withdrawing from the marketplace all products produced by its Chinese subsidiary Shanghai Husi Food. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ishida Europe Receives Royal Honour http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-europe-receives-royal-honour.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-europe-receives-royal-honour.html Established in 1966, the Queen's Award recognises companies for their outstanding entrepreneurship and economic performance. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:20:00 GMT FMC opens new research centre in China http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfmc-opens-new-research-centre-in-china-4327888 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfmc-opens-new-research-centre-in-china-4327888 US-based FMC has opened its new Asia Innovation Center in Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in Pudong, Shanghai, China. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Tyson Foods to close three production facilities in US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-close-three-production-facilities-in-us-4328098 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyson-foods-to-close-three-production-facilities-in-us-4328098 US-based meat processor Tyson Foods is set to close three production facilities, a move that could result in the loss of around 950 jobs. Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT FrieslandCampina breaks ground on new dairy zone in Vietnam http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrieslandcampina-breaks-ground-on-new-dairy-zone-in-vietnam-4327030 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrieslandcampina-breaks-ground-on-new-dairy-zone-in-vietnam-4327030 FrieslandCampina Vietnam has broken ground on a new dairy zone in Moc Bac Commune, Duy Tien District, Ha Nam Province. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT USDA establishes new foundation for food and agricultural research http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusda-establishes-new-foundation-for-food-and-agricultural-research-4326936 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusda-establishes-new-foundation-for-food-and-agricultural-research-4326936 The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set up new Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR). Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Efficiency and Cost Improvement in the Can as Standard http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/process-automation/efficiency-and-cost-improvement-in-the-can-as-standard/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/process-automation/efficiency-and-cost-improvement-in-the-can-as-standard/ Coca Cola Enterprises and Siemens Industry Automation are embarking on a process of standardisation of automation and controls as a result of a partnership agreement signed between the two companies in 2011. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:10:00 GMT Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) for Mondelez International http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/process-automation/totally-integrated-automation-for-mondelez/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/process-automation/totally-integrated-automation-for-mondelez/ Mondelez International is one of the largest food companies in the world. Together with Mondelez Österreich, Siemens has developed a standard for the development of an end-to-end IT integration model for chocolate mass production that can be used in … Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:58:00 GMT UK meat products free from horse meat: FSA report http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmeat-products-of-uk-free-from-horse-meat-fsa-4325977 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmeat-products-of-uk-free-from-horse-meat-fsa-4325977 The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has reported that no horse meat DNA at or above the 1% reporting threshold has been found in the latest round of industry and European Union (EU) meat testing. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Agropur to acquire Davisco’s dairy processing assets http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsagropur-to-acquire-daviscos-dairy-processing-assets-4325591 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsagropur-to-acquire-daviscos-dairy-processing-assets-4325591 Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has signed an agreement to acquire US-based Davisco Foods International's dairy processing assets, for an undisclosed amount. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Siemens Braumat at The Saint Louis Brewery http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/process-automation/siemens-food/3692097855001.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/process-automation/siemens-food/3692097855001.html The Saint Louis Brewery uses Siemens' new Braumat system at its Schlafly Bottleworks production site. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:03:00 GMT