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Leading Food Manufacturers Increase Investments in 2022

Food and beverage processors faced a series of challenges in 2021 as COVID-19 continued to undermine the supply chain. Companies have faced labor shortages, issues with raw material suppliers, higher material, labor and transportation costs, and more. These woes are expected to continue to impact the food and beverage manufacturing industry throughout 2022. This year, […]

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HILCO REAL ESTATE ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A TURNKEY, USDA CERTIFIED FOOD PROCESSING FACILITY LOCATED AT 1001 EAST 33RD STREET LUBBOCK, TX

NORTHBROOK, Ill., February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hilco Real Estate, LLC Announces Offer Deadline for March 16, 2022 for the sale of this USDA certified 224,011 total square foot turnkey food processing facility to Lubbock, TXwhich sits on 16± acres with an additional 8± acres of undeveloped land. Situated on three parcels, the site totals […]

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Leveraging Strong Co-Manufacturing Relationships | Pet food processing

This article originally appeared in the December 2021 issue of Pet food processing. Read it and other articles from this issue in our December digital edition. Across the country, pet food and treat brands large and small are turning to contract manufacturers to turn their nutritional concepts into trusted products. Co-manufacturers can be a vital […]

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Groups Call on FDA to Restrict Bisphenol A in Food Packaging for Harmful Effects

A coalition of doctors, scientists, and public health and environmental organizations on Thursday sent a official petition to the Food and Drug Administration asking the agency to rescind its approvals for bisphenol A (BPA) in adhesives and coatings and set strict limits on its use in plastics that come into contact with food. New findings […]

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Flexitarians are pushing food manufacturers to double their…

(MENAFN- Baystreet.ca) Flexitarians urge food manufacturers to double down on plant-based protein VANCOUVER – USA News Group – Targeting the US market and heading into 2022, the Swiss food giant Nestlé SA (OTC:NSRGY) (OTC:NSRGF) has signaled that it will “double down” on plant-based meat substitutes, creamers, coffee and new snacking possibilities, according to a recent […]

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Flexitarians Push Food Manufacturers To Double Their Prices

(MENAFN- Baystreet.ca) Flexitarians Push Food Manufacturers To Double Their Intake Of Plant Protein VANCOUVER – USA News Group – When targeting the US market and heading towards 2022, the Swiss food giant Nestlé SA (OTC: NSRGY) (OTC: NSRGF) has signaled it will “double down” on plant-based meat substitutes, creams, coffee and new snacking opportunities, according […]

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Flexitarians are pushing food manufacturers to double their plant protein intake

VANCOUVER – United States Press Group – By targeting the American market and heading towards 2022, the Swiss food giant Nestlé SA (OTC: NSRGY) (OTC: NSRGF) has signaled it will “double down” on plant-based meat substitutes, creams, coffee and new snacking opportunities, according to a recent interview with Nestlé USA Marketing Director Alicia Enciso. According […]

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The AFIA shares the program of events for 2022

ARLINGTON, Virginia. – The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) is gearing up for a busy 2022 with a full lineup of events to educate, support and bring the feed industry together. “While 2021 has seen some faces of members seen again, we hope to see many, many more in 2022,” said Sarah Novak, vice president […]

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Van Drunen Farms suffers a fire

MOMENT, MALAISE. – Customers of Van Drunen Farms / VDF FutureCeuticals, Inc. should request updates on how a fire that started on the morning of January 2 at the company’s Tuthill facilities in Momence will affect orders, a said Brad Evers, vice president of sales. “We understand and appreciate that you may have questions and […]

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Food tech company uses potatoes to create healthier processed meat products – Potato News Today

Botaniline, an American food technology and innovation company, has created a line of healthier ground protein products and has partnered with the National Food Group to distribute these convenient meal solutions nationwide. By replacing a percentage of the meat with Potato, Botaniline is able to get cleaner processed meat products that contain less sodium and […]

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4 biotech leaders join NovoNutrients

SUNNYVALE, CALIF. — NovoNutrients, a company producing alternative proteins through industrial fermentation of carbon dioxide, hydrogen and natural microbes, has brought on four technology leaders to join its growing team. Joachim Ritter joins the company as Chief Technology Officer; Kedar Patel has been named senior vice president of biology; Satish Lakhapatri joined as Vice President […]

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Food Technology Company Uses Potato To Create Healthier, Cleaner Crushed Protein

Buffalo, NY / Novi, MI – Botaniline, a food technology and innovation company, has created a line of healthier ground protein products and has partnered with National Food Group to distribute these convenient meal solutions nationwide. By replacing a percentage of the meat with potato, Botaniline is able to achieve cleaner processed meat products that […]

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Fully exploiting the PLI, investing in the food industry: PM Modi to industry

In an interaction with industry leaders in all sectors ahead of the budget, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged key leaders to take full advantage of the government’s Production Incentive (PLI) program and invest more in the agriculture and food processing sectors. Industry leaders, for their part, suggested contributions and suggestions ahead of the budget. Emphasizing […]

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö Appoints EVP Food Packaging & Technical Solutions – Nonwovens Industry Magazine

Ahlstrom-Munksjö has appointed Mark Ushpol as Executive Vice President of the Food Packaging & Technical Solutions business area and member of the Group Leadership Team effective January 1, 2022. Ushpol has over 20 years of experience in the paper and packaging industry and was most recently general manager of DS Smith North America Packaging. Previously, […]

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Packaging shortages will impact food manufacturers through 2022

Packaging shortages are fueling persistent fluctuations in pre-holiday food and drink availability as many manufacturers source materials from overseas – and there is no clear end in sight. “Supply chain disruptions continue to affect the food and packaging industry, with limited supplies of packaging materials, mainly glass, containerboard, cardboard and aluminum.” , Neil Coole, Food […]

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Amazon reduces waste with recyclable insulated food packaging

Amazon has developed a new, more sustainable form of insulated food packaging that is not only made from recycled paper, but also easily recyclable. The packaging keeps online grocery orders within a safe temperature range throughout the cold chain. There is a great need for a sustainable and viable packaging solution. Online grocery sales increased […]

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Food Manufacturers Call for SRP Adjustments as Demand Grows

PHOTO BY BERNARD HERMANT The Commerce Industry Department (DTI) is to set new suggested retail prices (SRP) for basic necessities to reflect increased consumer demand, the food manufacturers said. In a statement released Friday, the Philippine Chamber of Food Manufacturers Inc. (PCFMI) said, “The last release of the SRP bulletin was in September 2019. As […]

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Which food manufacturers are active in artificial intelligence R&D?

Artificial intelligence research and innovation in the food manufacturing sector is on the rise. The most recent figures show that the number of AI patent applications in the industry stood at 17 in the three months ending September, up from 11 in the same period last year. The numbers for AI-related patent grants have followed […]

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Roquette opens the world’s ‘biggest’ pea protein factory

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MANITOBA – Roquette celebrated the opening of a new pea protein plant in Portage la Prairie on November 17th. Covering 200,000 square feet, the facility is the largest pea protein plant in the world, according to Roquette, which supplies the Nutralys Pea Protein brand. The plant has the capacity to process 125,000 […]

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Food processing sector, supply chain is accelerating to meet demand

With a $ 205 million expansion project in the Township of Holland Charter, a frozen food producer Request Aliments Inc. is essentially doubling down on its commitment to the region where it started over three decades earlier. The split of Bil Mar Foods in 1988 after the sale of this company to Sara Lee Corp., […]

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Pontus Protein Announces New Brand Identity to Match Its Sustainable Food Technology

“As we move into consumer brands, we need to communicate our commitment to sustainability and biosecurity. Our market research has shown that consumers want to be more sustainable, but don’t know where to start. We want to help. By incorporating Pontus products in your life, we want to ensure that consumers know they are eating […]

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Sonoco FRESH to Host Second Annual Food, Packaging and Sustainability Summit March, Walt Disney World Resort at Keynote

Breadcrumb Links GlobeNewswire Author of the article: Publication date : November 16, 2021 • November 16, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Content of the article HARTSVILLE, South Carolina, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sonoco FRESH (Food Research Excellence for Safety and Health), an initiative of Sonoco and Clemson University to […]

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Scoular executives discuss risk management with K-State students

OMAHA, NEB. — A group of Kansas State University (KSU) students traveled to Scoular’s global headquarters in Omaha on Nov. 9 to hear business leaders talk about risk management. The 30 students are fellows at the university’s Risk Management Education and Research Center, which KSU describes as “one of the nation’s leading multidisciplinary academic risk […]

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TIPA Launches Home Compostable Clear Laminate for Food Packaging

The new laminate has the same functionality as TIPA’s T.LAM 607 but is TUV OK Home Compost certified, which means it can be disposed of in home composting bins where it will decompose without leaving toxic pollutants. TIPA has stated that T.LAM 608 will also help reduce greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the landfill of […]

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Layn adds weight management solution to TruGro portfolio

IRVINE, CALIF. – Layn Natural Ingredients on November 3 launched a new herbal ingredient solution specifically for pet nutrition products, TruGro® Weight Management. The ingredient contains standardized botanical extracts rich in green tea polyphenols (Camellia sinensis) sheets. The ingredient is certified by the National Animal Supplement Council (NASC). The functional benefits of this metabolic antioxidant […]

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Earth is reaching its expiration date. Better food processing and packaging can help restore its health – The European Sting – Critical News & Insights on European Politics, Economy, Foreign Affairs, Business & Technology

(Credit: Unsplash) This article is brought to you through The European Sting’s collaboration with the World Economic Forum. Author: Lars Holmquist, Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications, Tetra Pak The world currently wastes a third of all food produced. The food processing and packaging industry can help transform food systems. Food packaging can take many […]

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Elanco establishes a 5-year strategic partnership with K-State

MANHATTAN, KA. — Elanco Animal Health Incorporated entered into a five-year strategic partnership with Kansas State University, selecting the university as its lead veterinary partner. The partnership will focus on collaborative research and the development and licensing of intellectual property for use in commercial animal health initiatives. Specifically, Elanco and Kansas State researchers will focus […]

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Manufacturers make PFAS-free food packaging recipe available to everyone

Two American manufacturers have unveiled a new recipe Thursday for PFAS and plastic-free packaging for everything from burgers to salads, in a bid to make takeout more sustainable and safer for consumers. While Zume and Solenis aren’t the first to design a grease-resistant, PFAS-free food container, this is the first time manufacturers have used such […]

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AnimalBiome secures investment from Cargill

WAYZATA, MINN. and OAKLAND, CA. – AnimalBiome announced Aug. 4 that it closed its Series A funding round with $8.6 million in investments, led by Cargill. Other investors include SOSV (IndieBio), Moai Capital, Digitalis Ventures, Michelson Found Animals Foundation and R/GA Ventures. Cargill first announced an investment in AnimalBiome, an Oakland-based startup that studies microbiome […]

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New California ballot measure would ban polystyrene food packaging statewide, forcing industry to reduce plastic waste – Monterey Herald

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measure, which will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also requires companies that make plastic […]

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New California ballot measure would ban polystyrene food packaging statewide, forcing industry to reduce plastic waste – Times-Standard

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measurewhich will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also demands that companies that make plastic […]

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New California ballot measure would ban foam food packaging and force industry to reduce plastic waste

Setting the stage for a major environmental battle over a growing pollution problem, a coalition of environmental groups have dubbed a statewide ballot measure that would require plastic packaging sold in California to be recyclable or reusable. The measure, which will appear in the November 2022 ballot in California, also requires companies that make plastic […]

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Gambia: Barrow calls on food manufacturers and producers to comply with food fortification regulations

President Adama Barrow has called on food manufacturers, producers and importers to comply with new food fortification regulations launched to standardize food in the country. President Barrow made the remark in a speech read by Dr Isatou Touray, Vice President of The Gambia during the launch of the Food Fortification Regulations 2020 at the Sir […]

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Circular polymers certified for food packaging

A value chain collaboration that includes Paris-based energy company TotalEnergies, packaging film converter Jindal Films and chemical recycling leader Plastic Energy aims to close the loop of recycling plastic waste into new plastic packaging. In partnership with London-headquartered Plastic Energy, TotalEnergies plans to start an advanced plastics recycling plant at its site in Grandpuits, France. […]

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European scientists collaborate to develop sustainable food packaging for the future

June 8, 2021 More than 220 researchers across Europe have created a forum to debate and develop environmentally friendly food packaging for the future. Image credit: European cooperation in science and technology. The objective of this meeting place is to reduce plastic waste and improve existing packaging in terms of food safety, food shelf life […]

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Purina closes $19 million expansion in Dunkirk

DUNKIRK, NY – Nestlé Purina PetCare has completed the expansion of its cat treats production facility in Dunkirk, adding customized and automated processes for its Fancy Feast Savory Cravings line. Purina invested $19 million in the expansion. “Expanding our treat production capacity in Dunkirk allows us to continue to provide pet owners with revolutionary, premium […]

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A look at new advances in food technology

It’s May, and normally I would attend the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. Previous trips to the show were associated with my various career roles including running a hotel, owning a restaurant, and for the past 25 years, hospitality and cooking programs at Lincoln Land Community College. . It was a great learning experience […]

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Mark Cuban invests in food packaging startup

Photo courtesy of SAVRpak welcome to RB weekly roundup of the latest restoration technologies. To get this and other tech news straight to your inbox every Wednesday, Click here. Does this little patch the future of food packaging? Mark Cuban thinks so. The investor and entrepreneur led a $3.5 million funding round for SAVRpak’s technology […]

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Food Technology Valley aims to make Dubai a key hub – News

Dubai’s Food Technology Valley will house four main clusters that will help promote food safety, as well as strengthen research and development facilities in the emirate. Dubai – Emirates’ latest initiative will help attract global brands in agriculture and food and promote food safety By Muzaffar Rizvi Published: Sat, May 1, 2021, 8:39 PM Last […]

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Sobeys parent company and food makers propose grocery code to tackle unfair practices – National

Canada’s second-largest grocery retailer and an industry group representing food manufacturers agreed Thursday on a draft grocery code of practice they say targets unfairness in the marketplace. Empire Company Ltd. and Food, Health and Consumer Products of Canada stated that proposed code solves long-standing problems such as arbitrary fees, cost increases imposed without notice and […]

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Six victims identified after fatal nitrogen leak at Georgia food processing plant

Authorities on Friday released the names of the six people who were killed after liquid nitrogen leaked at a Georgia food processing plant on Thursday. The dead, all Foundation Food Group employees in Gainesville, have been identified as Jose DeJesus Elias-Cabrera, 45; Corey Alan Murphy, 35; Nelly Perez-Rafael, 28; Saulo Suarez-Bernal, 41; Victor Vellez, 38 […]

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6 dead in chemical leak at Gainesville food processing plant identified

5 men and 1 woman killed in chemical leak Authorities have confirmed that 6 people died after a liquid nitrogen pipe burst at a chemical plant in Gainesville. GAINESVILLE, Ga. – At least six people were killed and dozens more were being assessed following a chemical leak at a Gainesville food processing plant on Thursday […]

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Food technology will replace animal use by 2035

impossible burger impossible foods AT WebSummitgeneticist and founder and CEO of impossible foods, Pat Brownsaid he was convinced to replace the use of animals as food Technology from 2035. During the Web Summit conference, Pat Brown was interviewed by Laura Reley, Business of Food Reporter at the Washington Post. “Our mission is to completely replace […]

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People are in favor of new food technologies, but they also have questions | 2020-06-26

BELLEVUE, WASH. — Americans have long accepted technological food innovations, said Shelley Balanko, PhD, senior vice president of the Hartman Group, during a June 24 webinar. She gave the example of the pasteurization of milk. “American consumers are actually very primed for food innovation because of our history of food science and technology in our […]

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People are in favor of new food technologies, but they also have questions | 2020-06-26 | Food Industry News

BELLEVUE, WASH. — Americans have long accepted technological food innovations, said Shelley Balanko, PhD, senior vice president of the Hartman Group, during a June 24 webinar. She gave the example of the pasteurization of milk. “American consumers are actually very primed for food innovation because of our history of food science and technology in our […]

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Food Manufacturers Respond to Employee and Community Needs | 2020-03-26

KANSAS CITY – The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has unfolded in stages for food and beverage processors. The first steps were to keep manufacturing plants open and move products to meet large increases in retail demand. Today, many companies are rewarding frontline employees for their efforts and are looking for new hires to keep up with […]