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Basavaraj Bommai talks about Punjab-style food processing units in central Karnataka | bangalore

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday proposed creating a “mini-Punjab” between the Tungabhadra and Krishna rivers in the central region of the state by cultivating a variety of horticultural crops and creating more than 100 units of food processing. “The seven to eight lakh hectare land between the Tungabhadra and Krishna rivers can be […]

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Refined alternative to banana fiber for molded food packaging

Papyrus Australia recently completed a proof-of-concept trial that demonstrated the commercial viability of using 100% refined banana fiber in the production of molded food packaging such as pizza boxes, burger shells, meals and serving dishes. Banana fiber comes from the trunks of banana trees and is a by-product of banana production, which means it is […]

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The Recorder-Western Mass. Food Processing Center named Manufacturer of the Year: “It’s an amazing organization”

Posted: 09/28/2021 17:17:06 GREENFIELD — As chopped onions and wet soil set the scene, State Senator Jo Comerford on Tuesday morning presented the Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center in Franklin County with the Manufacturer of the Year award. . Nominated by Comerford through the Legislature’s Manufacturing Caucus, the center received the Manufacturing Excellence Award in […]

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Greenfield Food Processing Company Receives Manufacturer of the Year Award

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — A Greenfield food processing company is recognized as Manufacturer of the Year in the Hampshire Senatorial District of Franklin, Worcester. The Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center (FPC) located on Wells Street in Greenfield was nominated for this award by Sen. Jo Comerford (D-Northampton) through the Commonwealth Manufacturing Legislative Caucus. The 6th […]

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“Food manufacturers should see this as an opportunity”

Cellular agriculture can create products from cell cultures as opposed to whole plants or animals. The technology has generated “a huge amount of investment and interest over the past few years,” according to Karen Stanton, global marketing director for IFF Taste. Presenting a panel on the rapidly emerging space, Stanton pointed out that cellular agriculture […]

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Pet Food Alliance brought together members to prioritize research initiatives

KANSAS CITY, MO. – Pet Food Alliance (PFA) held its first in-person technical conference in over a year on Sept. 20-21 in Kansas City. The association has brought together pet food and rendering processors, suppliers and academics to collaborate on key topics impacting the respective industries. Presentations included an update from the Association of American […]

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Food processing units invited to use the Central program

Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries, Prahalad Singh Patel, has called on farmer organizations and self-help groups engaged in the food processing sector to use the support offered under the Pradhan Mantri program for the formalization of food processing micro-enterprises (PMFME). to modernize their businesses. He made the call during the PMFME Outreach […]

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Several California bills would change the landscape of food packaging

California lawmakers have passed several bills that will change the type of take-out packaging that can be used in restaurants in the state. The bills were sent to Governor Gavin Newsom’s office for signature. Here is an overview of some invoices: AB 1200: A ban on PFAS Assembly Bill 1200, known as the California Safer […]

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Florida plans to ban PS food wraps at 40,000 stores

Florida’s Agriculture and Consumer Protection Commissioner is calling for a statewide phase-out of polystyrene packaging in grocery stores and other businesses regulated by her office. Agriculture Commissioner Nicole Fried, the only Democrat among the state’s top five elected officials, unveiled a plan September 24 for a new regulation that would phase out PS packaging in […]

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Sustainable food packaging made from pomace

What if packaging that could significantly reduce environmental impact was made from a by-product of food processing, pomace? This is one of the ongoing projects in the Sustainable Food Processing and Packaging Lab on the campus of Oregon State University under the direction of Yanyun Zhao, professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology. […]

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VFFS Bagger boasts smart and sanitary design for food packaging

Food packers who use flexible packaging will appreciate the smart, hygienic design and intuitive operation of the new Hayssen ISB Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Bagger from BW flexible systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Co. Packaging applications include frozen/individually frozen (IQF) foods, fresh produce and cheese. The entire machine, including its human-machine interface (HMI), can be washed down. Additionally, […]

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Digital technologies at the service of food manufacturers

As consumers’ appetite for a better understanding of food authenticity grows, manufacturers need to ensure they are prepared so they can offer full transparency and traceability. The good news is that we are already seeing more evidence that processors are trying to better understand their supply chain and how data and AI can be used […]

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DTC’s ROI vs Wholesale Distribution for Food Manufacturers

Food manufacturers have many decisions to make when it comes to offering their product to their customers. Over the last half-decade or so, we’ve seen an incredible increase in direct-to-customer food delivery and consumption methods. It’s not too hard to see why this is the case either. Why bother aimlessly searching a local wholesaler or […]

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Taiwan to tighten rules on nitrogen use in food packaging from 2023

Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) Stricter regulations on the use of nitrogen in food packaging will be introduced in early 2023, Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Wednesday. The FDA on Wednesday outlined its plan to designate food-grade nitrogen as a food additive in the Specification, Scope, Application, and Limitation Standards for Food Additives, […]

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Pet Botanics Adds A Jerky Workout Treat

ST. LOUIS – Pet Botanics has further expanded its Training Rewards ™ line, now including Jerky Bites made in the USA. These sweet and chewy workout treats contain chicken as the # 1 ingredient. The chicken protein from these treats is not high with added hormones. Each treat is only five calories and can be […]

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Nigerian agritech startup Releaf secures $ 4.2 million to develop food processing technology – TechCrunch

The distance between their farms and the nearest processor is essential for small farmers who need to process their crops. And although Nigeria’s food processing systems are very similar to those in the West when it comes to large factories and huge economies of scale in high-demand cities, farmers still suffer from poor logistics networks. […]

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Government inaugurates 21 food processing projects

In a bid to provide modern infrastructure to food processing industries along the value chain from farm to market, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Pashupati Kumar Paras and Minister of State to food processing industries, Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated 21 food processing projects during the Food Processing Week held from September 6 to 12 […]

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Ranchi to get pharmaceutical and food processing park | Ranchi News

RANCHI: As the Department of Industries is set to announce a new pharmaceutical policy to appeal to investors across the country, the decks have been cleared to set up a pharmaceutical park and a food processing park in the Chanho block of Ranchi. According to a press release issued by the Information and Public Relations […]

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Food Manufacturers Face Workplace Challenges | 2021-09-13

KANSAS CITY – Work, always a difficult issue for food manufacturers to manage, has become even more so since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020. In presentations at the recent Barclays Global Consumer Staples virtual conference held on September 8 to 9. Many of the leading consumer packaged goods companies were asked […]

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Tesco recalls items ahead of major change in food packaging laws

Many retailers are being forced to recall their products with food packaging intended for major changes. The amendments concern the labeling of allergens on prepackaged foods intended for direct sale. The new packaging is expected to go into effect on October 1. All outlets selling these products will be required to include explicit allergen warnings […]

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Cava invests $ 30 million in a food processing plant

Photography: Shutterstock Fast and casual restaurant chain Cava is investing $ 30 million to build a large food processing and packaging plant in Virginia, the second such production space for the chain, the state governor said Thursday. . The money comes from a financing of 190 million dollars around the Mediterranean chain obtained last spring, […]

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Pet Food Packaging Market to Reach USD 19.72 Billion by 2028 | Growing demand for advanced pet food packaging materials is a significant factor influencing the growth of the market

NEW YORK, September 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The World pet food packaging market it is expected to value $19.72 billion by the end of 2028 from $10 billion in 2020, expanding at a CAGR of 4.5% over the forecast period. This market growth is attributed to factors such as people’s growing inclination towards pet adoption […]

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How OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 Directive Affects Agriculture and Food Processing Employers

September 3, 2021 In an effort to reflect recent updates provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) has revised its guidelines on worker protection and prevention. the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. . While generally intended for all employers other than those in the […]