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Tyson Foods commits $110m to renovate central Georgia plant

By Heidi Parsons

To “maximize efficiencies and meet growing demand for its products,” Tyson Foods has announced it will spend $110m to make “major improvements” to its Vienna, Georgia, chicken processing plant.

Oxfam sustainability scorecard reveals ‘leaders and laggards’

Oxfam sustainability scorecard reveals ‘leaders and laggards’


Leading food and drink makers including Nestlé, Unilever and Coca-Cola have made good progress in the year since Oxfam released its first Behind the Brands sustainability scorecard – and only one company made no progress, according to the NGO.

Sonoco reports Q4 and full year 2012 results

Sonoco cites "operating issues" for troubled 2012

By Joe Whitworth

Sonoco identified self-inflicted operating issues that increased costs and reduced productivity as being behind “worse than expected” full year results and pointed to “contingency plans to reduce costs” until the outlook becomes clearer.     

How to be more productive

How to be more productive

A new report that identifies the key principles behind improving
distribution productivity has been launched. The company behind the
scheme, Tom Zosel Associates (TZA), claims that these principles
can help companies improve productivity...


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