Pactiv Corporation is to purchase 70 per cent of Mexico-based
Jaguar, a leading thermoformer of high impact polystyrene for cold
cups and plates and polystyrene foam for foodservice and food
Sidel, the French company specialising in machinery for liquid
packaging, has announced a new service which it will be previewing
at the forthcoming Emballage World Packaging Exhibition, held in
Villepinte, France this November.
Consuming tofu and other soy-based foods significantly lowers
levels of a class of oestrogens normally associated with breast
cancer risk in postmenopausal women, according to new research
published in the September issue of Cancer...
The Australian Federal Agriculture Minister and National Food
Industry Council chairman Warren Truss has launched a A$34.7
million (€19.25m) initiative to secure the future viability of
Australia's food industry in the face of...
US company National Starch & Chemicals has developed a new,
waterborne, tackified, acrylic, pressure sensitive adhesive which
is suitable for paper or film labels in applications with
temperatures down to -20 degrees F, making...
Designed to meet the space saving packaging machines needs of food
and beverage manufacturers', the Krones Group will preview shrink
packer and bottle inspection machines at the forthcoming Brau
Beviale show, in Nuremberg, Germany.
The Health Ingredients Europe meeting in Paris last week had a
pavillion for emerging markets. Organised by SIPPO - the Swiss
Import Promotion Programme - the stand included companies from
Bolivia, Ghana, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria,...
Artificial sweeteners are less likely to lead to weight gain in
overweight people than consumption of foods containing sucrose,
according to research from the US published this week. With rates
of obesity increasing worldwide, the...
US food giant ConAgra, which yesterday announced record profits,
will now be waiting for the financial year's end to assess the
negative impact the recently confirmed sale of its processed meats
division will have.