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 M&As this week: Premier Foods, Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company, Ruchi Soya Industries, Surlat http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-premier-foods-vietnam-dairy-products-joint-stock-company-ruchi-soya-industries-surlat-4904671 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-premier-foods-vietnam-dairy-products-joint-stock-company-ruchi-soya-industries-surlat-4904671 UK-based Premier Foods has acquired the remaining shares of Knighton Foods for a nominal sum, making it a wholly owned subsidiary. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Fast-growing middle class to spur Chile’s fish and seafood market http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsreport-fast-growing-middle-class-to-spur-chiles-fish-and-seafood-market-4903840 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsreport-fast-growing-middle-class-to-spur-chiles-fish-and-seafood-market-4903840 The fish and seafood market in Chile is projected to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.5% backed by the growing middle class, according to a report by Canadean. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kellogg’s Special K Biscuit Moments Cioccolato recalled in UK http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskelloggs-special-k-biscuit-moments-cioccolato-recalled-in-uk-4905716 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskelloggs-special-k-biscuit-moments-cioccolato-recalled-in-uk-4905716 UK-based discount supermarket chain Heron Foods has recalled Kellogg's Special K Biscuit Moments Cioccolato packs sold in its outlets over concerns that potential allergens are not clearly indicated on non-English labels. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Canada Bread Company to close facility in North Bay, Ontario, in August http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-bread-company-to-close-facility-in-north-bay-ontario-in-august-4905728 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-bread-company-to-close-facility-in-north-bay-ontario-in-august-4905728 Canada Bread Company has announced plans to cease production at its facility in North Bay, Ontario, in August. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Lantmannen Unibake, Fit Meal Solutions (Eatonomist), Heritage Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lantmannen-unibake-fit-meal-solutions-eatonomist-heritage-foods-4904706 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-lantmannen-unibake-fit-meal-solutions-eatonomist-heritage-foods-4904706 Denmark-based Lantmannen Unibake has entered an agreement with Raiffeisen Group, a leading banking group, to buy the retail and bakery business of GoodMills Romania. Thu, 26 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT The Baker's Yeast Production Process http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/bakers-yeast/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/bakers-yeast/ Rich in protein and vitamins, yeast is an indispensable ingredient for the food processing and pharmaceutical industries. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT High Quality Air for Food Applications http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-food-applications/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-food-applications/ As the world's biggest supplier of desiccant dehumidifiers and air handling solutions, Munters has extensive experience with techniques to fully control climate conditions. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Teisseire Uses Bürkert Smart Valve Control to Improve Fruit Syrup Production http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/teisseire-use-burkert-smart-valve-control-to-improve-fruit-syrup-production/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/teisseire-use-burkert-smart-valve-control-to-improve-fruit-syrup-production/ Leading French fruit syrup manufacturer Teisseire has retained traditional core values producing concentrated fruit syrups and drinks with the addition of a Bürkert smart valve control. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Gay Lea Foods acquires Black River Cheese Company http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgay-lea-foods-acquires-black-river-cheese-company-4904666 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgay-lea-foods-acquires-black-river-cheese-company-4904666 Gay Lea Foods has signed an agreement to acquire Black River Cheese, which will boost its presence in Canada's cheese market. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Adani Wilmar to form joint venture with Ruchi Soya in India http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadani-wilmar-to-form-joint-venture-with-ruchi-soya-in-india-4904640 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsadani-wilmar-to-form-joint-venture-with-ruchi-soya-in-india-4904640 India-based Adani Wilmar has announced plans to create a joint venture with Ruchi Soya to cater to the growing domestic demand for food. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Cargill and Jollibee Foods to build poultry processing plant in Philippines http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-and-jollibee-foods-to-build-poultry-processing-plant-in-philippines-4904654 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscargill-and-jollibee-foods-to-build-poultry-processing-plant-in-philippines-4904654 Cargill Philippines has signed an agreement with Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) to form a joint venture to build and operate a poultry processing plant in Santo Tomas, Batangas, the Philippines. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Agri-Mark’s Cheese Plant Expansion, Chateaugay http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/agri-marks-cheese-plant-expansion-chateaugay/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/agri-marks-cheese-plant-expansion-chateaugay/ US-based premier dairy farmer co-operative Agri-Mark announced plans to expand and modernise its cheese manufacturing facility in Chateaugay, Franklin County, New York, in March 2016. Wed, 25 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Unscrambler® X Process Pulse II, the Flexible Process Monitoring Solution http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/it_solutions/unscrambler-process-pulse/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/it_solutions/unscrambler-process-pulse/ Data analysts are often challenged with data that is in different formats, coming from different systems, or is a mix of historical and live data containing a large number of variables. Wed, 25 May 2016 14:41:00 GMT TreeHouse Foods to close two plants in US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstreehouse-foods-to-close-two-plants-in-us-4903102 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstreehouse-foods-to-close-two-plants-in-us-4903102 TreeHouse Foods plans to close two manufacturing plants in Azusa, California, and Ripon, Wisconsin, in the US. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT South Korean convenience chain WithMe launches ice cream bar to cure hangovers http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssouth-korean-convenience-chain-withme-launches-ice-cream-bar-to-cure-hangovers-4903524 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssouth-korean-convenience-chain-withme-launches-ice-cream-bar-to-cure-hangovers-4903524 South Korea-based convenience chain WithMe has launched the Gyeondyo-bar ice-cream, which claims to cure hangovers. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Givaudan to acquire Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra for $340m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgivaudan-to-acquire-spicetec-flavors-seasonings-unit-from-conagra-for-340m-4903073 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgivaudan-to-acquire-spicetec-flavors-seasonings-unit-from-conagra-for-340m-4903073 Givaudan has agreed to purchase Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings from ConAgra Foods for $340m. Tue, 24 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT DSM launches Delvo Fresh range of quark cultures http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdsm-launches-delvo-fresh-range-of-quark-cultures-4901889 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdsm-launches-delvo-fresh-range-of-quark-cultures-4901889 DSM has introduced its DelvoFresh range of cultures for smoother and creamier quark with a mild flavour. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Bayer proposes $62bn offer to acquire Monsanto http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbayer-proposes-62bn-offer-to-acquire-monsanto-4901831 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbayer-proposes-62bn-offer-to-acquire-monsanto-4901831 German firm Bayer has proposed a $62bn offer to acquire Monsanto, which has raised concerns of investors that the firm is stretching its finances to become the world's largest seed seller. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kraft Heinz to invest $100m in New Ulm facility in Minnesota http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-to-invest-100m-in-new-ulm-facility-in-minnesota-4901863 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskraft-heinz-to-invest-100m-in-new-ulm-facility-in-minnesota-4901863 Kraft Heinz has plans to invest more than $100m in its production facility in New Ulm, Minnesota, US. Mon, 23 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT Kite Hill raises $18m from 301 and CAVU Venture Partners http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskite-hill-raises-18m-from-301-and-cavu-venture-partners-4900156 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskite-hill-raises-18m-from-301-and-cavu-venture-partners-4900156 US-based Kite Hill has closed an $18m fundraising round with its lead investment coming from General Mills venture capital unit 301 Inc. and private equity firm CAVU Venture Partners. Sun, 22 May 2016 23:00:00 GMT