Hillcrest Development is set to buy a former Nestlé plant in Minneapolis, US.
Nestlé plans to phase out its HFC (hydrofluorocarbons) refrigerants by 2016 and replace them with non-HFC refrigerants (natural refrigerant alternatives), across Europe.
Nestlé has invested CHF9.9m (Swiss francs) to expand production at one of its manufacturing sites, in Turkey, creating 100 jobs.
Nestlé has partnered with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to promote the development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
CarbonLITE, a recycler partnered with brand giant Nestle, is breaking ground on a facility that will process around 1.6bn used PET bottles each year.
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Adept showcased its SoftPic grippers and Quattro robots used for primary and secondary food packaging at Pack Expo in Las Vegas.
A processing firm has signed a deal to use EnWave Corp.’s dehydration technology on its dehydrated meat products.
Gizeh has expanded into North America by setting up a production unit in Brantford, Toronto.
A report from market intelligence outfit Euromonitor profiles notable packaged food trends in 15 countries throughout North and South America.
Food processing is booming business, motivating local leaders to entice production plants to their regions.
The Innovation Discovery program at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 gives food brand owners a chance to tap into business-building ideas.
Manufacturers need to be aware of the advances science and the imagination can bring together for innovative food packaging.
New Jersey-based TerraCycle, which collects non-recyclable, or difficult-to-recycle, waste, has partnered with major corporation Mondelez International, which owns Cadbury, to launch a recycling waste campaign on the Asian market.
Dow AgroSciences has installed an Armfield FT25BBP Continuous Margarine Crystalliser to prepare various shortenings and finished food products containing Omega-9 Oils.
The Waters Corp. program has honored the Flavor Research and Education Center at the University of Minnesota for its innovative research into food and flavor chemistry.
Nestlé has backed the theme of this year’s World Environment Day by participating in the ‘Think.Eat.Save’ campaign to prevent food waste and food loss.
Nestlé USA has recalled four varieties of its frozen pizzas due to plastic contamination fears.
Thorntons has recalled three varieties of chocolates after they were found to be contaminated with glass while fake Wonka bars have been found on sale in the UK.
Frequent line changeovers, confusion over chemical detergent use and cleaning schedules that aren't thought through properly are major causes of hygiene and cleaning failures in food factories.
Confectioners are changing the structure of Easter chocolate egg packaging to cut the amount of materials needed while improving consumer appeal, according to a packaging expert.
A group of small-to-medium-sized enterprises along with multinationals Nestlé and Valor have embarked on a project to improve chocolate tempering using ultrasound.
Nestlé has teamed up with Bosch Packaging Technology and trade body the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to recruit young talent for the UK food and drink manufacturing industry.
Nestle is cracking down on food contact materials in recycled paper as it addresses some of the challenges of reducing its environmental impact, according to head of packaging Anne Roulin.
Nestlé Waters North America is under fire from high-profile US shock jock Glenn Beck, who rubbished the company’s Pure Life water and its PET bottle on his radio show Monday....
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