Food processing manufacturers in Eastern Europe will have to invest
substantially in food safety equipment if they are to obtain the
food hygiene standards implemented by the European Uniion,
according to a report in the Financial...
Graham Packaging Company, a worldwide provider of customised
blow-moulded plastic containers, has unveiled a state-of-the-art
manufacturing plant located on site with a new filling facility
operated by the Danone Group in Aldaia,...
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
US law courts have ruled in favour of Crown Cork and Seal's motion
for summary judgment, dismissing 376 pending asbestos cases against
the company based on recent changes to Pennsylvania corporate
successor liability law.
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...
New Zealand plastics company Vertex is currently embroiled in an
NZ$2 million (€2m) dispute with Wellington-based investment company
Active Equities over its new chilled-meat packaging system,
French group Guillin, which specialises in packaging for the food
industry and refrigerated food delivery, has acquired Italian
distribution company Mactrade through its subsidiary Guillin
Emballages, according to a report in Les...
RoseForgrove, the UK packaging machine specialist, has recently
fulfilled an order to supply its second RF112 Roll Wrapper to Greek
company Papadopoulos who will utilise the machine alongside its
existing machine to pack a new range...
The Danish DAT-Schaub group, which is owned by the slaughterhouse
companies Danish Crown and Tican has agreed that future cooperation
with its owners will be concentrated on the meat casing division -
which is the original core business...
Landec Corporation, a US developer and marketer of technology-based
polymer products for food, agricultural and licensed partner
applications, has announced through its food technology subsidiary,
Apio, that it has sold its Reedley,...
US company Teckwah Industrial said its unit Teckwah Printing and
Packaging division will invest an additional $6 million (€6.4m) in
Wuxi Teckwah Printing and Packaging, bringing its total investment
in Wuxi Teckwah to $10 mlllion.
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, of Missouri, US, has announced the
acquisition of the majority of the assets and business of Mateer
Burt, a leading domestic manufacturer of auger filling and
labelling equipment serving the pharmaceutical,...
HMSHost Corporation, the world's largest provider of food, beverage
and retail concessions to the travelling public, is expanding its
headquarters in Maryland, US, by adding a 150-person National
The future looks assured for the food packaging and processing
industries, according to a survey conducted in the US by Madison
Direct Marketing. The results reveal that 82 per cent of parents
with children under five eat takeout...
Smithfield Foods, the largest US pork producer, has reported that
its quarterly profit fell by more than half as an excess of meat,
caused partly by Russia's month-long ban of US poultry imports,
US-based International Dispensing Corporation has announced that
Wegman's Food Markets of New York has introduced its latest
packaging line, a disposable Beverage Carafe designed to safely
carry 96-ounces of hot brewed coffee.
Caraustar Industries, the US-based recycled packaging company,
announced that it will raise prices for its entire tube and core
product line by up to 8 per cent. The increase will apply to all
shipments from 24 June 2002.
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...
The DuPont China Group and Henan Luohe's Shuanghui Industrial Group
have set up a new joint venture, Dupont Shuanghui (Luohe) Protein
Company, which will produce soybean protein additive for the
Shuanghui Group. DuPont will takes...
Praxair, the US-based provider of gas related services to the food
and beverage industry, has opened its North American Specialty Gas
Customer Technical Support Center, based at the company's