All news articles for November 13, 2014

While 76% of farmers are happy with the state of business, 45% think small farmers will disappear by 2019

Tough agriculture: Small producers to disappear?

By Nicola Cottam

Farmers globally believe small producers will ‘disappear’ from the agricultural landscape over the next five years, while those remaining will have to contend with tougher regulations and global water shortages, findings suggest.

acquisition packaging DS Smth Essentra Novolex Plastipak Packaging

Around the world in packaging acquisitions

By Rachel Arthur

Packaging giants DS Smith, Essentra, Novolex and Plastipak Packaging have all made recent acquisitions: take a whirl through our gallery to find out more...  

Bosch Packaging to open offices in Africa

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 special edition

Bosch Packaging officially opens two offices in Africa next year

By Jenny Eagle

Bosch Packaging will officially open two offices in Africa next year, in Nairobi, Kenya and Lagos in Nigeria to produce packaging for commodities including rice, sugar, pasta and biscuits.

Al Rashed

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 special edition

Mecatherm wins Al Rashed bakery partnership

By Jenny Eagle

Mecatherm has installed two production lines for Al Rashed bakery, which supplies products to McDonald's, Burger King and Hardees, as well as having its own retail brand, Yaumi.

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