America's biggest food company, Kraft Foods, announced a rise of 20
per cent in earnings for the 2002 first quarter, attributing strong
volume growth in beverages, desserts and new products to the
Alcoa, the US packaging group which makes the Reynolds and Baco
food wrap brands, is to buy the Chicago-based Ivex Packaging
Corporation for around $790 million, broadening its presence in the
food packaging sector.
US company Chesapeake announced this week that it is planning to
close a paperboard packaging plant in Congleton, England, because
of "tough market conditions" for food and household
packaging, reports US newspaper the Richmond...
Armfield, the UK processing equipment manufacturer, has teamed up
with US counterpart RBD Technologies of Los Osos, California, and
compatriot Ebortec, to offer a full range of small scale edible oil
The worldwide market for automation products and services for
process industries, worth more than $44 billion in 2001, is
expected to grow at the compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of
just over 5 per cent over the next five years,...
Consumers might be interested in healthy bakery products but are
still not buying enough to merit dramatic changes in the production
for the bakery industry, reports a recent poll carrried out by