Processing & Packaging

Pigeon flies again

Pigeon flies again

Debt-ridden Thai food packaging company Peace Canning, has had a
debt revamp plan approved by creditors, countering reports that its
Pigeon brand, Thailand's best-known food trademark, would be put up
for auction.

Strong Q2 for Calavo

Strong Q2 for Calavo

Calavo Growers, a Californian-based worldwide leader in packing and
distributing avocado, processed avocado and other perishable food
products, has announced sales of $56.1 million (€59m) for its
second quarter ending in April, representing...

PMMI licenses Vastera

PMMI licenses Vastera

Vastera, the leading provider of solutions for Global Trade
Management, has been licensed by the Packaging Machinery
Manufacturers Institute in an effort to enhance its members trading
capabilities.

Alcoa buys Colorbrite

Alcoa buys Colorbrite

Alcoa has announced that its Southern Graphic Systems (SGS) digital
imaging and communications business has acquired privately held
Colorbrite, a leading provider of pre-press and flexographic plates
- the steps between design and...

New Dragon 1Q results

New Dragon 1Q results

New Dragon Asia, the Hong Kong based food processor, has reported a
5 per cent increase in profits and a 7 per cent decrease in total
sales for its first quarter of 2002.