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General Mills factory closure plan threatens 265 jobs

The planned closure of a General Mills factory, threatening 265 jobs, has been described as a “devastating blow” for Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Small packs for developing world to help global breakfast cereal top $40bn: Technavio

The global breakfast cereal market’s revenue is expected to balloon from $34.8bn in 2014 to $40.3bn in 2019, according to a research from Technavio.

DuPont Teijin Films partners with US university

DuPont Teijin Films (DTF) has partnered with a US university to allow companies to test new ways to package and prepare food.

Permeate market will 'explode into life' once Codex standard set: Arla Foods Ingredients

The market for dairy permeate powder will “explode into life” once a Codex Alimenatarius standard is adopted, says Arla Foods Ingredients. 

Guest article

The low fibre intake problem: is packaged food the culprit or the key?

Fibre may not be a sexy nutrient, but that shouldn't stop its rise, says Lauren Bandy, senior nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International, in this guest article.

J&J Snack Foods to pay $2.1m to temporary workers after federal investigation

J&J Snack Foods has been ordered to pay millions in wages and damages after a labor violation.

Puratos CEO: The future of bakery in sourdough and innovation investment

The CEO of Puratos says an age-old ingredient of bread is key to future industry success.

Avian flu: Egg supplies nearly normal though just 14% of hens repopulated

Although it may be 18 months before the 35 million chickens, ducks and turkeys struck by avian influenza (AI) this spring are repopulated, egg supplies will be back to normal...

Uflex taps into aseptic packaging demand

Uflex is expanding an Indian plant to move into aseptic packaging with the facility expected to be operational by April 2017.

Snyder's-Lance to acquire Diamond Foods in $1.91bn deal

Snyder's-Lance is to expand its snack foods empire with the acquisition of Emerald Nuts and Kettle Brand chips maker Diamond Foods in a cash and shares deal worth approximately $1.91bn.

Constantia Flexibles opens film R&D center

Constantia Flexibles has opened a center for R&D of polymer films and film laminates for flexible packaging.

Snack market will grow despite war on fat

The crisp and snack market will continue to grow despite greater public focus on sugar, salt and fat content in foods, according to the boss of one snack firm.

News in brief

Total and RPC target long-term food storage

Total and RPC Promens Consumer Corby have launched a multilayer PP/EVOH/PP jar using ISBM (Injection Stretch Blow Moulding) technology.

Mars to source 100% of its rice sustainably

Food giant Mars has said it will sustainably source 100% of its rice by 2020.

DISPATCHES FROM PURATOS TASTE TOMORROW EVENT

Old products with a new twist: How to get consumers to experiment with new baked products

Consumers want to experiment with what they eat, one bakery executive said, but they want to do it within the confines of familiarity. 

DISPATCHES FROM PURATOS' TASTE TOMORROW EVENT IN CHICAGO

Customization essential to innovation in bakery

Customization is the key to giving consumers what they want to see from the bakery industry, according to one industry consultant.

Neogen launches water-based aflatoxin test

Neogen has developed a quantitative microwell test for total aflatoxin that uses a water-based solution for extraction, eliminating methanol and ethanol in the extraction process.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

PepsiCo: ‘Is sustainability mainstream or faddish?’

PepsiCo will highlight its sustainability progress across its most significant areas: water, packaging, waste, energy and agriculture at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, in Dubai, this week (October 27).

Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, Dubai

How to connect driverless cars with flexible food manufacturing

‘In the food industry we have seen considerable adoption of robots on the packing line but as yet there has been limited use for robots in the processing of raw...

Karma Baker: Dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free… and delicious

If you’re going to launch a gourmet organic, vegan and gluten-free bakery business, L.A. is probably the place to do it, acknowledges Karma Baker’s founder Celine Ikeler. But if you...

Q&A with Cargill

Cargill says Omega-3s poised for growth in snacking

Omega-3 supplementation will make waves in the bakery and snacking industry, says Cargill's specialty seeds and oils chief.

Sports Nutrition 2015: Winning strategies in foods, drinks, supplements & ingredients - IT'S TODAY!

Formulation strikes, marketing makeovers, new ingredients, winning science, regulatory landscapes explained – take your seat for this and more at Sports Nutrition 2015, online and free on October 22, otherwise known as today!

International Mill in Kuwait redesigns its packaging for nut specialities

International Mill in Kuwait has redesigned its packaging for its nut speciality range to improve the visual appearance and quality of its packs.

It's a real dough! Milk proteins make gluten-free bread easier to handle, claims Arla

Bakers can create better-tasting gluten-free breads that handle like wheat-based doughs by adding milk proteins, claims Arla's ingredients division.

Artisan bread at standard bread cost: Mecatherm touts tray technology

Bakery producers in developed markets can create an intermediate category in the bread sector with high quality artisanal bread at low production costs, claims Mecatherm.

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