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Goya Foods opens new facility in California
24 October, 2014
The US's largest Hispanic-owned food company, Goya Foods, has opened a new facility and distribution centre in Southern California to meet increasing demand for its new facility and...
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James Hutton Institute report calls pesticides ban threat to UK food security
Friday, October 24, 2014 A report by scientists at the James Hutton Institute has stated that the European Union's plan of blacklisting up to 40 chemicals will lead to an overall drop in farming income of £1.7bn....

Abraaj Group poised to acquire Kudu
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Private equity firm Abraaj group is hoping to buy a majority stake in Saudi Arabia-based fast food chain Kudu, alongside TPG Capital....

General Mills completes acquisition of Annie’s
Thursday, October 23, 2014 US-based General Mills has completed the acquisition of Annie’s for $821m....

New research to help banana farmers in Tanzania and Uganda
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 A new $13.8m project is set to help smallholder banana farmers develop and distribute higher-yielding, disease-resistant hybrid banana varieties in Tanzania and Uganda....

Russia bans animal fats from EU countries
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 After several products failed to meet hygiene standards, Russia has announced a ban on import of animal fats and offal from the European Union (EU), widening its ongoing rift with the West....

Fonterra joins hands with MFAT to enhance dairy production in developing countries
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 New Zealand-based co-operative dairy Fonterra will be working together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) to help developing countries increase their dairy nutrition knowledge....

Symington’s acquires Tanfield Foods
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Manufacturer of innovative meals and specialist nutrition products, Tanfield Foods, has been acquired by UK-based Symington’s....

EBRD grants €3m loan to Vitaminka for modernisation
Monday, October 20, 2014 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of around €3m to Vitaminka, a leading Macedonian agribusiness...

Taiwan Government sets-up new food safety office
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Taiwanese Government is launching a new food safety office, which will begin operations this week in response to the recent cooking oil scandal....

Arla Foods to acquire Falbygdens Ost
Friday, October 17, 2014 Sweden-based food cooperative Arla Foods is acquiring cheese company Falbygdens Ost from food company Atria Scandinavia for an undisclosed amount....


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Press Releases

Partnership Further Enhances Ishida’s Fresh Packing Solutions
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe is proud to announce a new partnership with Swedish company Robotgrader to enhance its bespoke packing line solutions for fresh...

Minox Attending Upcoming GULFOOD Manufacturing Event in Dubai
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 by MINOX Minox will be attending the upcoming GULFOOD Manufacturing, Dubai 2014...

TOMRA Launches the Falcon: the Cost-Effective Pre-Sorter for the Fresh Cut Industry
Friday, October 17, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA is proud to launch the Falcon, a cost-effective pre-sorter machine for the fresh cut...

TOMRA to Showcase Three-Way Optical Sorter at US Food Production Trade Fair
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting is set to showcase its Halo 500 three-way optical sorter at the largest trade conference and exhibition in the western-world for the fresh food produce industry, PMA Fresh Summit...

Ishida Europe at Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 Trade Fair
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by Ishida Europe Ishida Europe will showcase its latest developments in its ranges of weighing, quality control and packing line solutions at Stand S1-A18, Hall 1 at Gulfood Manufacturing 2014. Highlights...

Minox at GULFOOD Manufacturing show
Monday, October 13, 2014 by MINOX Minox will be attending the GULFOOD Manufacturing 2014 trade show in Dubai from 9-11 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai,...

GMS International is now on Facebook
Friday, October 10, 2014 by GMS International GMS, your global buyer and supplier of pre-owned processing, packaging, cooking and freezing systems to the food industry, is now on...

Wyma Release New Smarter and Safer Vege-Polisher Machine
Friday, October 10, 2014 by Wyma Solutions Wyma today announced the release of the new Wyma Vege-Polisher™, available to growers throughout Australasia this...

Ishida Helps Polish Poultry Processor Double Output to 90,000 Birds Per Day
Thursday, October 09, 2014 by Ishida Europe Using the weighing and packing expertise of Ishida Europe, leading Polish poultry processor Wipasz has successfully completed a major automation project at its facility in Mlawa, doubling...

TOMRA Sorting Solutions Adds Second Camera Module to ZEA
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 by TOMRA Sorting Food TOMRA Sorting Solutions has added a second camera module to its ZEA sensor-based sorter, to facilitate the inspection of both sides of whole ear seed...


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