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Arla invests €38m in new whey protein hydrolysates factory
02 September, 2014
European food processor Arla Foods Ingredients has invested €38m in setting up a new factory in Denmark to meet the increase in demand for whey protein...
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KKR divests stake in China Modern Dairy for $80m
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 US private equity firm KKR has sold its remaining stake in China Modern Dairy Holdings for an amount totalling...

KFC to introduce new American style dishes for UK market
Monday, September 01, 2014 In its biggest menu overhaul in the past 20 years, KFC has added a number of slow cooked pulled chicken products to its...

Six employees of OSI Group subsidiary arrested for selling expired meat products in China
Monday, September 01, 2014 Six employees from a unit of US food supplier OSI Group have been arrested by Chinese authorities for alleged involvement in the sale of expired meat products to fast food...

Flour Mills of Nigeria to invest in locally produced rice
Friday, August 29, 2014 Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) will soon invest in the production and processing of locally grown rice through the participation of local farmers and other stakeholders in the supply...

Moscow court upholds Russian watchdog’s closure of McDonald's outlets
Friday, August 29, 2014 The temporary closure of three McDonald’s outlets in Moscow owing to breaches of food safety rules has received backing from the Russian...

Fonterra to acquire 20% stake in Beingmate, expand capacity in New Zealand
Thursday, August 28, 2014 New Zealand-based co-operatively owned company Fonterra is to acquire a 20% stake in Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate and will also invest close to $555m in expanding its milk...

KKR to invest $400m in Sunner to improve quality of chicken products
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Chinese chicken meat producer Fujian Sunner Development (Sunner) has signed an agreement with global investment firm KKR, where the latter will invest approximately $400m for an 18% stake in...

Chinese police arrest 38 for selling contaminated chicken feet
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Chinese police have arrested 38 people after seizing more than 30,000 tonnes of contaminated chicken feet in provinces including the eastern province of...

Dole Food to invest $9m in Springfield plant expansion
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 US-based Dole Food is expanding its footprint in Clark County by setting up three new packaging lines and one processing line at its Springfield plant at a cost of close to...

EU food information regulations to cost up to £200m per year, says BHA
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 The British Hospitality Association (BHA) estimates that the cost of implementation for the new EU food information regulations could cost food businesses up to £200m per...


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TOMRA Unveils German Language Website
Monday, September 01, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting, the worldwide leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, has announced its first step in producing a direct worldwide customer-friendly website with the unveiling of its new...

Jenkins Labels Set to Exhibit at Foodtech Packtech
Monday, September 01, 2014 by Jenkins Labels Leading New Zealand-based labelling supplier Jenkins Labels is set to exhibit its products at Foodtech Packtech on 23 September to 25...

MAGNATTACK™ Develops Distributorship in USA with Powder Solutions
Friday, August 29, 2014 by Magnattack™ Global MAGNATTACK™ Global has recently partnered with Powder Solutions Inc, a major equipment provider in the...

Jenkins Labels Committed to the Environment
Friday, August 29, 2014 by Jenkins Labels Environmental awareness is not something Jenkins Labels take lightly in a world where there is a much greater emphasis on corporate responsibility and social...

New SteriBeam System Enables Non-Invasive Disinfection of Spice, Teas and Powders in a Vortex Flow
Thursday, August 28, 2014 by SteriBeam Systems SteriBeam Systems has developed a pilot UVC system for the sanitation of spices and powders in a vortex...

Anton Paar Now Offers 140 Solutions for Petroleum Testing
Friday, August 22, 2014 by Anton Paar Anton Paar now offers 140 solutions in testing petroleum products for properties such as density measurement, rheometry and viscometry on their website, www.140solutions.com....

Ishida Europe to Showcase Latest Weighing and Quality Control Product Range at Macropak
Thursday, August 21, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe will showcase its latest weighing and quality control capabilities at this year's Macropak, with a model from its market-leading X-ray range and a multihead weigher specially...

Priorclave RCS Autoclaves Prove Ideal for High-Throughput Sterilising and Large, Bulky Items
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Priorclave The RSC 350 laboratory autoclave from specialist autoclave manufacturer Priorclave is proving to be the ideal choice for laboratories in the food and drink, dairy, pharmaceutical,...

TOMRA Sorting Solutions to Demonstrate Latest Systems at Potato Europe Trade Fair
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting Solutions is set to demonstrate the ability of its new sensor-based systems to sort and process potato products at Europe's premier international industry trade...

Ishida Weigher Handles 70 Products
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 by Ishida Europe With short production runs and a huge product range, a division of Switzerland’s second largest retailer has chosen a single Ishida multihead weigher to handle 70 very different...


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