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Hormel cracks the shelf-stable egg puzzle

With the launch of its Compleats Breakfast convenience meals, Hormel Foods is the first US producer to put shelf-stable egg dishes on retail shelves.

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RF technology kills bugs and pathogens in food

Equipment from RF Biocidics harnesses radio frequency technology to disinfect, disinfest, and pasteurize food products, without chemicals.

Hiperbaric ‘can’t complain’ about growth in HPP market

The market for high-pressure processed food is expected to hit $18bn by 2018; an expert from HPP provider Hiperbaric shares some of the strongest factors behind the technology’s global growth.

Game changer Novelis debuts Red Hare evercan

Novelis will launch what it claims to be ‘the world's first commercial use of evercan’, a recycled content aluminum sheet for beverage cans. 

Sidel grabs African opportunities for PET packaging

Demand for liquid packaging is growing in Africa, and PET packaging specialist Sidel says the continent is a ‘huge opportunity’ for them.  

KPS to buy Anchor Glass from Ardagh Group

KPS Capital Partners (KPS) will acquire Anchor Glass Container Corporation and its affiliates (Anchor Glass) from Ardagh Holdings USA. 

Crown Holdings Mivisa deal closes this month

The European Commission has formally approved Crown Holdings acquisition of Mivisa, a Spanish manufacturer of two-and three-piece food cans. 

60-second interview: The day job

What do you do? Simon King, Eagle Product Inspection?

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Simon King, global head sales, service and marketing, Eagle Product Inspection.

Global Industry News

FDA allows irradiation of crustaceans from FoodQualityNews.com

Using ionizing radiation on crustaceans to control foodborne pathogens and extend shelf life is to be permitted by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The Philosopher Fizz? Study suggests thinking men prefer Pepsi to Coke from BeverageDaily.com

Japanese academics say that students in a taste test comparing the world’s two bitter cola rivals were more likely to prefer Pepsi to Coke when asked to give reasons why.

‘If kids don’t like it, you won't get far’: Daioni boss on healthy dairy drink success from BeverageDaily.com

Welsh farmer turned entrepreneur Laurence Harris tells BeverageDaily.com about his nationwide distribution ambition for the UK’s first organic flavored milk brand Daioni.

GILES BROOK EXCITED BY COCONUT WATER, MILK & COFFEE HYBRID, COCO CAFE

Vita Coco CEO: ‘Strong UK rival can help us build £250m coconut water category’ from BeverageDaily.com

Vita Coco’s UK CEO Giles Brook says he would welcome a strong rival to accelerate growth in coconut water and predicts £75m sales for his brand in 2014.

Further horsemeat tests ordered from FoodQualityNews.com

A new round of tests to see if beef products contain horse has been ordered by the European Commission.

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