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Agropur to acquire Davisco’s dairy processing assets
24 July, 2014
Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur has signed an agreement to acquire US-based Davisco Foods International's dairy processing assets, for an undisclosed...
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UK meat products free from horse meat: FSA report
Thursday, July 24, 2014 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...

BBX Sweet buys Helen Grace Chocolates
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 BBX Capital's wholly-owned subsidiary BBX Sweet Holdings has bought the assets of Helen Grace Chocolates for an undisclosed...

Sara Lee Foodservice recalls smoked sausage over misbranding and undeclared allergen
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 US-based Sara Lee Foodservice is voluntarily recalling around 82,440lbs of smoked sausage over misbranding and an undeclared...

Shanghai closes OSI’s meat factory for selling out-of-date meat
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The Shanghai Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has closed a meat factory owned by US-based OSI Group for selling out-of-date...

Universal Robina to acquire Griffin's Foods in $609m deal
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Philippines-based Universal Robina (URC) has reached an agreement to acquire New Zealand-based Griffin's Foods from Australian Pacific Equity Partners...

AAK to acquire Unilever’s oil brand Frita in Turkey
Monday, July 21, 2014 Vegetable oils and fats producer AAK has signed an agreement with Unilever to acquire Turkey-based frying oil brand Frita, for an undisclosed...

Danone to acquire 40% stake in dairy firm Brookside
Friday, July 18, 2014 French food firm Danone has reached an agreement to acquire a 40% stake in Kenyan dairy products group...

Grupo Bimbo enters Ecuadorian market with Supan deal
Thursday, July 17, 2014 Mexican baking company Grupo Bimbo has entered the Ecuadorian market with an agreement to acquire bread maker...

USDA proposes new rule to keep extensive records of ground meats
Thursday, July 17, 2014 The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has drafted a new rule that would require all manufacturers of raw ground beef products to keep extensive...

General Mills inaugurates $15m technical centre in China
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 General Mills has inaugurated its $15m technology and quality centre in Shanghai, China, in a move to channel more investment into one of its largest growth...


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WA Belting Solutions Supplies Conveyor Belts to Inghams Chickens
Thursday, July 17, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions WA Belting Solutions is to supply its belting solutions to Inghams...

Ishida First Range Offers Economic Snack Food Packing Solutions with High Flexibility and Fast Payback
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe has developed a range of entry-level weigher / bagmaker combination units which offer an economic, medium speed solution for food manufacturers. ...

Sterilise Short and Tall Items Side-by-Side
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Priorclave For laboratories with limited floor space but seeking a versatile, highly reliable mid-capacity steam steriliser the answer comes in the shape of the compact QCS top loading autoclave range...

Where Seafood Expertise Meets Accurate Mixing Technology
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by Ishida Europe Like any blending process, producing the perfect seafood mixture demands great skill in the selection and sourcing of ingredients, as well as accuracy in measuring them out. Seafood expert...

WA Belting Solutions Launches Products for Wrapping and Packaging Machines Conveying
Thursday, July 10, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions WA Belting Solutions has introduced the ScanBelt S.25-400 plastic modular conveyor belt for wrapping and packaging...

WA Belting Solutions Introduces Polyurethane Conveyor Skirting
Thursday, July 03, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions Polyurethane conveyor belt skirting is a specifically designed polyurethane sheet, used as a sealing strip on conveyor system loading, transfer and discharge points to direct material on to...

WA Belting Solutions Introduces ScanBelt for Fish Conveying
Thursday, July 03, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions WA Belting Solutions recently launched ScanBelt with a bulk feeder for taking fish out of a tank....

WA Belting Solutions Introduces Scanbelt Modular
Thursday, July 03, 2014 by WA Belting Solutions WA Belting Solutions has launched the ScanBelt S.06-401 modular plastic conveyor...

Ishida Pushes the Boundaries for Snacks Packing Speeds
Wednesday, July 02, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe has introduced single and twin high-speed snacks packing systems, comprising either a 14-head or 18-head CCW-RV multihead weigher and Atlas single or twin...

TOMRA Sorting Food Opens New Facility in West Sacramento Following Expansion Plans
Friday, June 20, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting Solutions US Food division held its official office opening on Wednesday 18 June, in its new state-of-the-art facility in West Sacramento,...


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