Food processing

Valdosta chosen as site for new food processing plant

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) – An economic boost and new job opportunities lie in southwest Georgia. Grupo Bimbo, a multinational corporation, is investing over $25 million in Lowndes County. The 100,000 square foot building located on South Saint Augustine Road. It will be transformed into a food processing facility by Bimbo Quick-service Restaurants (QSR). Bimbo QSR […]

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California Assembly approves bill to ban ‘toxic chemicals forever’ from food packaging

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today the California Assembly passed Assembly Bill 1200 by a vote of 43 to 12. If signed into law, the law will ban “chemicals forever” called SPFA from paper, cardboard or plant-based food packaging and serving dishes. Assemblyman Phil Ting’s (D-San Francisco) measure would also require manufacturers to label cookware with toxic […]

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CA bill would ensure safer food packaging

Update (August 13, 2021): AB 1200 (Ting) passed the Senate Health and Environmental Quality Committees earlier this summer and is now awaiting a vote in the Senate. The California Assembly took another step to protect Californians from toxic PFAS chemicals “forever” by passing Assembly Bill 1200 (ting) today. AB 1200 would help make our food […]

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Washington lawmakers pass pollution bill and ban foam food packaging – KIRO 7 News Seattle

Paula Davidson loves talking about trash. Davidson is the founder of Trash Talk Tacoma, a local organization that hosts monthly trash pickups around Tacoma. “No matter where you are in life, what do you have in common?” Davidson asked why picking up trash is so appealing to her. “Trash can.” In what she calls a […]

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Mexican pet food makers find an emerging channel

It is remarkable how new pet food companies continue to enter the Mexican pet food market amid the economic downturn. Germán Fernández-Capuz, Marketing and Sales Manager at Proteínas, Energéticos y Óleos (Proteo), a Mexican pet food and feed manufacturer, believes that the opportunities in the local market have not yet been exhausted. According to his […]

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MeaTech 3D announces the launch of food technology development activities in Europe

NESS ZIONE, Israel, April 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — MeaTech 3D Ltd. (Nasdaq: MITC) (TASE: MITC), a technology company focused on developing cultured meat production capabilities, including its proprietary three-dimensional printing technology, biotechnology processes and customizable manufacturing processes for production without abattage real meat manufacturing, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, MeaTech Europe, has initiated […]

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How food manufacturers can connect with consumers to boost brand relevance

Food brands get to know individual consumers, and sometimes it’s like an awkward first date: communication is a bit uncertain and next steps aren’t clear. 2020 may have accelerated the direct channel between CPG companies and buyers, but taking advantage of this requires customer data platforms (CDPs) that go through the learning process of buyers […]

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Worker sues food packaging plant alleging his wife died of COVID-19 he contracted at work

An employee of Birds-Eye Foods, a frozen vegetable packaging plant in Darien, is suing his employer. at work. Ruiz alleges in the lawsuit after contracting the virus, he passed it on to his wife, who later died of COVID-19. The lawsuit said Birds-Eye Foods owner Conagra Brands ‘did not enforce any policy to ensure employees […]

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Kemin expands its portfolio with the acquisition of a food technology company

Monday, April 12, 2021 3:38 PM Des Moines-based Kemin Industries has acquired Proteus Industries Inc., a California-based food technology company, in a move that company officials say will expand its product offerings and production capabilities by adding sustainable clean technology to […]

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Nash County is a prime location for food processing and production :: WRAL.com

By Latisha Catchatoorian, WRAL Digital Solutions This article was written for our sponsor, Nash County Economic Development. North Carolina has one of the strongest food processing and production industries in the country. In Nash County, family businesses and international corporations take advantage of the county’s prime location and supportive economic development efforts, making it an […]

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Food Tech Company DouxMatok Appoints New CEO | 2021-08-04

NEW YORK — Ari Melamud has been named chief executive of DouxMatok, a food technology company that recently commercialized Incredo Sugar, a sugar reduction system, in the United States. Eran Baniel, the company’s co-founder and former CEO, will become executive chairman. Mr. Melamud has over two decades of executive management experience. He has held CEO […]

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SG establishes an industry-wide digital roadmap for food manufacturers

The application of IoT, augmented reality, artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous robots are just some of the cutting-edge technologies that food manufacturers in Singapore are expected to adopt in the coming years. to align with the new Digital Food Manufacturing Plan (IDP) launched last Thursday. . Deployed by Singapore Company (ESG) and IMDA, the IDP […]

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Lab-grown meat and other recent developments in food technology

When you think of high-tech industries, you probably don’t think of food. Even so, the food industry has seen remarkable changes over the past few years thanks to recent innovations. From lab-grown meat to blockchain in the supply chain, food technology is growing everywhere. Technology is reshaping the food industry every step of the way. […]

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Minnesota committee seeks to protect food processing workers – Agweek

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that agricultural and food processing workers are vulnerable to emergencies and changes in the industry. To help oversee safeguards for these workers, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz recently signed an executive order to establish the Governor’s Committee on the Safety, Health, and Welfare of Agriculture and Construction Workers. food processing. Minnesota […]