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IFT video vox pop: What do US businesses think of TTIP?

By Niamh Michail

TTIP may not even be finalised yet but given its potential impact on issues from trade to food safety, consumer perception to the names we give our food, it has already created a lot of debate. So how is it perceived by US businesses?

Lay's generated desire among TV viewers with adverts centered around product flavor, including its Do Us A Flavor campaign ads

Frito-Lay wins snack and candy TV ‘brand of the year’

By Kacey Culliney

Frito-Lay’s 2014 TV ads for Lay’s in the US were the most effective across the snack and confectionery category, staving off competition from Hershey and Mars, according to analysis firm Ace Metrix.

Allpax's Versatort is a full-size R&D retort that handles rotary and reciprocating jobs.

Allpax puts R&D retorting to the test

By Jenni Spinner

Allpax’s Versatort unit enables food processing operations to test retort on a full-sized machine, promising reduced waste and flexible performance.

All Natural Freshness offers stackable tolling for companies looking to try out high-pressure processing.

Stackable tolling raises the bar on HPP

By Jenni Spinner

All Natural Freshness has released a stackable tolling system designed to cut costs associated with high-pressure processing (HPP).

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Sonoco considering Irish site closure

By Joseph James Whitworth

Sonoco is considering closing a thermoforming packaging facility in Ireland due to volume and profitability losses over the last few years.

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse


Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

By Rory Harrington

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

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FPA appoints new chairman

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has appointed Jim Mize from Sealed Air as chairman of its board of directors.

People on the move

People on the move

Amcor has sacked its CEO after an investigation suggested some
employees were running a cartel, while Rexam chairman Rolf
Börjesson has been appointed to the board of Avery Dennison.

People on the move

People on the move

This week's round-up of people on the move includes Kraft's new
board member, Alcoa's new vice president and a rumour that Unilever
is considering changing its top management.

A cool deal

A cool deal

Standex International has acquired all of the outstanding shares of
privately-held Nor-Lake, one of the largest suppliers of walk-in
coolers and freezers to the US food industry. Standex believes that
the combined sales of Nor-Lake...

CCS appointment

CCS appointment

Crown Cork & Seal has announced that Raymond McGowan has been
named vice president and president, US Food Can Division.