ConAgra Foods, one of the largest food manufacturers in the US, has
started construction of an estimated $12 million (€12m) addition to
its manufacturing facility in Iowa, according to a report in the
The EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Protection has said
that new regulations for food safety will simplify the current
regulations. However, warnings have been made that the new
regulations could have a damaging effect on...
Dor Chemicals has said that it has signed an agreement to purchase
polypropylene packaging products maker Shorko Australia for $24
million (€24.1m) from Dutch chemical company Basell, according to a
report in the Jerusalem News
Pennexx Foods, a leading provider of case-ready meat to US
supermarkets, is teaming up with Marel USA, the US subsidiary of
one of the world's leading developers of high-tech food industry
equipment, to create a state-of-the-art...
The German firm Steinecker, a subsidiary of Krones, has been
awarded two large-scale orders covering a total order value of €47
million. The Mexican brewing concern Cerveceria
Cuauhtemoc-Moctezuma placed an order with Steinecker that...
The research arm of the Nestle Group has said that in 2003 it will
open its global culinary development and technology centre in
Singen, Southern Germany.
The move will result in a more efficient buildup, transfer and
Cascades has signed an agreement with Brodrene Hartmann to sell all
of its retail egg carton activities in Canada and the USA, allowing
the Danish company to become the second largest supplier of
moulded-fibre egg cartons in North...
Russian group Tekhnomol has invested €3 million in the building of
a plant in Lytkarino, near Moscow, that will make a product called
'soy meat', the group's general director Roman Don announced at the
With the advent of new technologies and management processes the
way that the bakery and snacks industry is run has changed beyond
all recognition in recent years. Nowhere have these processes and
technologies been further advanced...
Tetra Laval, the packaging company, has accused the European
competition watchdog of using a "flawed" theory and ignoring
crucial evidence in last year's decision to block its €1.7 billion
takeover of French rival Sidel.
Corus, the Anglo-Dutch steel and aluminium maker, revealed last
night it was discussing a possible tie-up with the Brazilian steel
producer Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN), confirming weeks of
Ongoing challenges facing the food industry include the development
of new technologies dedicated to on-line sensors that can detect
aromas, external and internal quality factors and predict quality
changes in foods.
Food manufacturer Nestle Philippines is to proceed with its P3
billion (€60m) investment project that will result in increased
production capacity and the introduction of new products that will
strengthen the food firm's presence...
Canadian aluminium can manufacturer Alcan reaffirmed that second
quarter operating earnings are expected to be at the upper end of
its previously disclosed guidance of US$0.35 to US$0.45 per common
Key Technology, the US-based manufacturer of food processing
presses, issued earnings guidance for its fiscal third quarter and
said it received formal proposals from Banner Bank and ABN Amro
Bank for concurrent credit facilities...
In the past month the small US beverage packaging manufacturer,
International Dispensing Corporation, has been keenly eyed
following the recent introduction of its aseptic gravity flow valve
and disposable carafe.
Tideworks Technology, a leader in terminal management software
solutions, has supplied Dole Food Company with terminal management
and container handling software at the company's 11 marine terminal
locations in North, Central...
Scientists are developing a hand-held sensor they say will help
save lives by quickly pinpointing the presence of a deadly E. coli
strain and other harmful germs in food and drinks, in some cases
Wellman, the US-based manufacturer of polyester products used in
packaging resins, has announced that it is taking two steps to
expand its PET resins capacity by approximately 415 million pounds
over the next eighteen months, at an...