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: Nature's Path Foods, B&G Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-natures-path-foods-inc-bg-foods-5018847 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-natures-path-foods-inc-bg-foods-5018847 Canadian organic food manufacturer Nature's Path Foods has acquired a 51% stake in Gorilly Goods to enhance its business in North America. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Theobroma Foods, ConAgra Foods, Flowers Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-theobroma-foods-private-limited-conagra-foods-inc-flowers-foods-inc-5018899 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-theobroma-foods-private-limited-conagra-foods-inc-flowers-foods-inc-5018899 Theobroma Foods plans to secure investments from private equity investors through Series A round of funding to finance its expansion plans. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Hearthside Food Solutions starts production in Boise, Idaho http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshearthside-food-solutions-starts-production-at-boise-plant-in-idaho-5018981 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newshearthside-food-solutions-starts-production-at-boise-plant-in-idaho-5018981 Independent baker and a full-service contract manufacturer Hearthside Food Solutions has started production at its nutritional bar facility in Boise, Idaho, US. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Duke Food Productions acquires new manufacturing facility in Texas http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsduke-food-productions-acquires-new-manufacturing-facility-in-texas-5019012 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsduke-food-productions-acquires-new-manufacturing-facility-in-texas-5019012 US-based private label food manufacturer Duke Food Productions has acquired a new manufacturing facility in Texas. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Munters ML Plus http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-mlplus/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-mlplus/ The ML Plus concept is a compact standardised standalone dehumidification system with incorporated temperature and humidity control. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:20:00 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. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:20:00 GMT Vinegar Fermentation Monitoring and Control By Using a Gas Analyser System http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/vinegar-fermentation-monitoring-control-gas-analyser-system/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/vinegar-fermentation-monitoring-control-gas-analyser-system/ Semi-continuous vinegar fermentation systems depend on steadily available alcohol in the mash, otherwise the fermentation comes to a halt. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:20:00 GMT Success Story: New Control Heads at Fromagerie Bel in the Meuse http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ At its Cléry-le-Petit site in the Meuse, France, Fromagerie Bel wanted to add an extra protein constituent to the milk collected locally in order to guarantee consistent quality of the cheese produced. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:19:00 GMT Satron Attends the 5th Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages Conference http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/satron-instruments/pressalcoholic-beverages-conference.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/satron-instruments/pressalcoholic-beverages-conference.html Satron Instruments has recently attended the 5th summit for Innovation in Non-Alcoholic Beverages in London. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:45:00 GMT Nature’s Path acquires 51% stake in Gorilly Goods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnatures-path-acquires-51-stake-gorilly-goods-5018062 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnatures-path-acquires-51-stake-gorilly-goods-5018062 North American organic breakfast company Nature’s Path has acquired a 51% stake in Wisconsin-based snack manufacturer Gorilly Goods. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Capilano launches Australia’s first prebiotic honey http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscapilano-launches-australias-first-prebiotic-honey-5018135 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscapilano-launches-australias-first-prebiotic-honey-5018135 Australia-based honey manufacturer Capilano has launched Beeotic, the world’s first clinically tested prebiotic honey. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Paine & Partners agrees to buy Global ID http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspaine-partners-agrees-to-buy-global-id-5016666 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspaine-partners-agrees-to-buy-global-id-5016666 Global private equity investment firm Paine & Partners has entered an agreement to acquire Global ID, a US-based provider of food safety and quality solutions. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT VersaCold gets approval to export meat to China http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsversacold-gets-approval-to-export-meat-to-china-5016578 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsversacold-gets-approval-to-export-meat-to-china-5016578 Canadian supply chain solutions company VersaCold has secured approval to export meat products to China. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sulzer Expands Portfolio to Cover Clean Water Applications http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-food/presssulzer-expands-portfolio-to-cover-clean-water-applications.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-food/presssulzer-expands-portfolio-to-cover-clean-water-applications.html Traditionally focusing on the desalination and wastewater market, Sulzer has announced it will be expanding its product portfolio to cover clean water applications. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:03:00 GMT Sulzer Announces Additions to High-Efficiency SMD Water Pump Range http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-food/pressadditions-smd-water-pump.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/sulzer-food/pressadditions-smd-water-pump.html Sulzer has expanded its range of state-of-the-art SMD axially split pumps to meet requirements in municipal water treatment, supply, and distribution. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:51:00 GMT ConAgra Foods acquires three packaged foods firms http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsconagra-foods-acquires-three-packaged-foods-firms-5016243 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsconagra-foods-acquires-three-packaged-foods-firms-5016243 ConAgra Foods has acquired Frontera, Red Fork and Salpica packaged foods brands from Frontera Foods and Red Fork. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Investors urge food companies to shift from meat to plant-based sources of protein http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsinvestors-urge-food-companies-to-shift-from-meat-to-plant-based-sources-of-protein-5015601 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsinvestors-urge-food-companies-to-shift-from-meat-to-plant-based-sources-of-protein-5015601 A coalition of 40 investors managing $1.25tn in assets has initiated a campaign to encourage 16 food companies worldwide to seek new ways to source protein for their products in order to reduce environmental and health risks. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Clextral's Extrusion Porosification Technology (EPT) http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/sterilisation/flavourtech/5140991909001.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/sterilisation/flavourtech/5140991909001.html Flavourtech are the exclusive distributor of the Clextral Extrusion Porosification Technology EPTTM for the coffee and tea industry. Combined with Flavourtech’s IES system the EPTTM dryer ensures the best aroma retention in your powder products. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:44:00 GMT Wilmar and ADM obtain approvals for Olenex JV http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newswilmar-and-adm-obtain-approvals-for-olenex-jv-5014692 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newswilmar-and-adm-obtain-approvals-for-olenex-jv-5014692 Global food ingredients company Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Singapore-based agribusiness Wilmar have secured competition approvals for their agreement to market oils and fats in Europe through Olenex, as well as form a joint venture (JV). Sun, 25 Sep 2016 23:00:00 GMT Olymel to invest in pork processing plant in Quebec http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsolymel-to-invest-in-pork-processing-plant-in-quebec-5014573 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsolymel-to-invest-in-pork-processing-plant-in-quebec-5014573 Canadian meat processor and distributor Olymel is planning to invest C$11m ($8.3m) in its pork processing facility in St-Henri-de-Lévis, Quebec. 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