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Healthy yoghurts lead the way

Healthy yoghurts lead the way

With retail sales of yoghurt set to continue significant growth
this year in the Asia Pacific region, the number of niche launches,
particularly those focusing on health-giving qualities, is on the
increase, as the latest look at...

Flowers buys Sara Lee plant

Flowers buys Sara Lee plant

Flowers Foods, the US baked goods producer, is to buy the
Houston-based bread and bun production facilities of compatriot
Sara Lee, including the rights to supply own label and foodservice
customers in the local market.

Rising to the challenge

Rising to the challenge

Finnish consumer packaging specialist Huhtamaki prides itself on
its ability to cover virtually every aspect of the food production
industry. Its recent partnership with Fazer Bakeries, a market
leader for baked products in Finland,...

Tray again

Tray again

Landec, a developer and marketer of technology-based polymer
products for food applications, launched the latest product
offerings of its food subsidiary Apio at the recent US Produce
Marketing Association (PMA)'s fresh summit...

Amcor seizes the day

Amcor seizes the day

Drinks company Stock Vital has launched its new product line, Carpe
Diem fresh, using the latest packaging technology from Amcor. The
company felt that Amcor's PET system provided the best barrier
protection, and that the firm's...

Bemis rationalises

Bemis rationalises

Packaging giant Bemis has announced a continuation of its
restructuring strategy following mixed third quarter results. It
seems likely that the move, designed to improve manufacturing
output, will lead to further job cuts. "We...

Pasties for kids

Pasties for kids

Ginsters, the UK-based pastie and sandwich group, is to launch a
range of products targeting the under-10s later this year, tying in
with a new TV series.

Say cheese!

Say cheese!

Bakery and dessert manufacturer Sara Lee has launched Sara Lee
Gold, a range of three new cheesecakes designed to reinvigorate
consumer interest in the UK's £269 million (€376m) frozen dessert
sector.

PET seminar

PET seminar

An expert on PET packaging from the PA Consulting Group is to
present a paper on the advantages of using the material at
Nova-Pack Europe, to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany on 26th
September.

Weak market hits Enodis

Weak market hits Enodis

Enodis, the UK-based food equipment provider, suffered a share
price fall of more than a quarter yesterday after it said that
current weak market conditions were likely to persist "further
than we had originally expected".

Rexam completes sale

Rexam completes sale

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has completed the
disposal, announced in April 2002, of its Image Products business
to Sun Capital, a leading US private investment firm.

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.

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