EnWave has signed an agreement with Nestec, part of Nestlé, to test its Radiant Energy Vacuum (REV) food dehydration technology – a proprietary method for the dehydration of organic materials.
Dematic has completed its acquisition of Reddwerks Corporation, and will operate as a subsidiary of the firm under the tradename Dematic Reddwerks.
Toyo Ink Group has merged two wholly-owned subsidiaries Toyo Ink Chemicals and Toyo Ink Taiwan into a single operating entity.
The Middleby Corporation (Middleby Corp) based in Chicago, US, has acquired Marel’s high speed slicing business mainly in bacon and deli slicing, for an undisclosed sum.
President and CEO of Kellogg John A. Bryant will become chairman of the board, effective from July 1.
The Pure Michigan Agriculture Summit brings together the state’s food and beverage processors with retailers like Whole Foods, and raw materials suppliers.
Netherlands-based food company Royal Wessanen has said it has started preparations to divest IZICO, its frozen snacks business.
Packaging Corp. of America (PCA) has expanded its cartonboard capacity with the acquisition of Boise Inc.
Hexacomb Corp. has opened its second Mexico facility to meet demand for protective packaging.
Cert ID Europe has partnered with Irish certification services business, Management Systems Certification (MSCert).
Frozen and chilled food exporter, Lamex has acquired a stake in Alterra, frozen fruit and vegetable processors in Greece.
A certification standard for social and environmental performance will safeguard the social mission of Rubicon Bakery – initially set up as a non-profit social enterprise, its owner said.
Ahlstrom to demerge Label and Processing business
Ahlstrom announced today that it is to demerge its Label and Processing business to focus on other areas including food packaging.
Irish convenience foods firm Greencore has secured a $50m supply partnership following its buyout of US sandwich and sushi company HC Schau & Son.
GEA companies restructure under one name
Four GEA subsidiaries will operate under the same name – GEA Refrigeration UK – from 2012 after a restructure of the companies.
Nottingham-based Italian and continental food supplier, Giorgio’s Continental, is building a £1.2 million extension to its Newthorpe factory and creating 30 new jobs.
Bosch renames German and Swiss packaging subsidiaries
Bosch Packaging Technology has renamed two of its subsidiaries as part of a corporate branding strategy.
Kellogg’s eyes up snack firms in Russia and beyond
Kellogg’s management has revealed its future acquisition strategy is to pursue international snack firms and increase its presence in Russia, Turkey and China and surrounding regions.
Sonoco internal flexible packing merger
Sonoco has announced the merger of two of its subsidiaries within the company’s flexible packaging division.
Berry Plastics bids to take over Pliant Corp
Berry Plastics Corp has said its proposed takeover of flexible packaging firm Pliant Corporation would bring it wider market appeal and access to greater innovation.
Companies look to sell food packaging operations
US-based Appleton and Philippine company San Miguel Corp have separately announced proposals to sell off part of their food packaging operations.
Free consultancy service launched in UK's South East
Food and drink companies in the UK's South East can get their
operations assessed by an independent consultancy for free, under a
government-funded development programme.
Crown expands oilseed processing equipment
Crown Iron Works, a leading provider of oilseed processing plants
and equipment, is to consolidate its four China production
facilities into one in an effort to meet increased demands.
Gap in corporate governance monitoring, claims survey
Only about one third - 34 per cent - of board members and top
executives believe that their companies are proficient at
monitoring critical non-financial indicators of corporate
performance, according to a new report.
Next month two subsidiaries of the Denmark based Foss Group - Foss
Electric and Foss Tecator, will be merged in an effort to maintain
future growth for the food analysis company.
Bakery partnership strengthened
Two of the UK's leading suppliers of bakery ingredients and
products, Arkady Craigmillar and Croda Food Services, have extended
their business partnership.
Flour negotiations puff away
Talks of a joint venture for a flour business in the Philippines
between local food and beverage firm RFM and Switzerland-based
Zuellig Group have fizzled out, reports the Philippine Daily
US packaging producers form joint venture in Russia
US companies MeadWestvaco and EastPrint have created a new consumer
packaging company in Russia called WestvacoEastPrint. The new
business will begin operations in autumn and will supply printed
paperboard packaging materials for...
HMSHost expands processing operations
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
DuPont acquires Liqui-Box
Liqui-Box Corporation has announced that Liqui-Box shareholders
voted in favour of the previously announced proposal whereby DuPont
Canada's wholly-owned subsidiary, Enhance Packaging Technologies
will acquire all of the outstanding...