Cargill Dry Corn Ingredients, a subsidiary of privately-owned US
agribusiness giant Cargill, continues to make inroads into Europe
with the announcement this week that its €6.05m state-of-the-art
masa flour plant is officially up...
In Canada, the Ontario government is investing in two projects to
increase the competitiveness of Ontario's egg and apple industries
as part of a programme to improve the efficiency of the regions
food production industry.
Krispy Kreme, the US doughnut manufacturer and retailer is heading
to Europe with 25 stores planned in the UK over the next five
years. Spain is also on its hit list, but cracking the rest of
Europe may prove a tough task.
Recent research work carried out at the Trollhättan/Uddevalla
University College in Sweden suggests that, although consumers feel
a commitment towards the environment, this is not enough to make
them choose eco-labelled food products.
US ingredients company MGP Ingredients suffers a net loss for the
current year's first quarter as higher grain prices and reduced
sales in distillery products take their toll - but speciality
ingredients witness strong growth.
The Food and Drink Federation in the UK has formed a new sub-group
which will focus on the fast-growing vegetarian and meat-free
industry. The group will promote innovation and quality, as well as
encouraging consumers to eat more...
Smurfit-Stone, the US-based global packaging provider, has said it
will streamline its containerboard mill and container systems as
part of the integration of the recently acquired Stevenson
corrugating medium mill and other assets...