Top turkey producer Butterball reports that challenges with this year’s crop could keep fresh birds off of some Thanksgiving tables this year.
There is a ‘great opportunity’ to reduce meat and fish waste in UK households after a report showed no decline over a five year period compared to other sectors. ...
Family-owned confectionery maker Sánchez Cano, which manufactures gummi’s, marshmallows, liquorice, candy and bubble gum, is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.
McDonald’s is dropping Heinz as its main Ketchup supplier after working together for 40 years.
Mexicans are changing their drinking habits, says Alpla which has invested in two Sidel Matrix PET blowers for Coca-Cola Femsa.
An investigation into the horsemeat scandal today revealed the identity of suppliers of contaminated meat to ABP, which was found to have horsemeat in its burgers.
Sun Branding Solutions has acquired FoodSpecifications.com, a software tool which collects, manages and distributes product information such as specification details, nutritional data and packaging information.
Food industry professionals from all across the supply chain tell us what they did on World Food Day (WFD) yesterday.
The leader of a packaging organization fires back at claims that reusable plastic containers used to transport produce are unsanitary.
Retailers are piling the pressure on confectioners to swap paper records for quicker mobile scanning technology to trace the source of raw ingredients, protecting them in the event of a...
Dow, Unilever, and other food-focused companies are pitching in to fight hunger and improve access to healthful, sustainable food.
PolyOne Corp. has launched an arsenal of technology products designed to help food manufacturers and brand owners protect products against fraud.
ACE (Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the Environment) needs 10 more converting plants to get certified to meet CoC (Chain of Custody) certification for all beverage carton manufacturing plants by 2018.
Sidel has won a contract with Moha Soft Drinks to install a production line for its carbonated soft drinks (CSD) and water in Ethiopia.
In this guest article, Lauren LaFronz at Triple Point Technology looks at the role that mobile technologies can play in the fast-moving and increasingly volatile agri-food sector.
ITW Warehouse Automation insists US demand is growing for shuttle or cart-based automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) as a solution for ‘brown’ and ‘greenfield’ warehouses.
The manufacturing and extraction of raw materials are the most pollutant stages of the life cycle when producing bio-based films, according to a study.
Automatic sorting systems using diffraction grating could boost recycled content of plastic food packaging and be available within a few years, claims Axion Consulting.
The FAO has issued a toolkit for reducing food waste, as it reveals the direct economic cost to food producers stands at $750bn (€561bn) a year, in a new report.
Unilever has increased its use of CHEP’s service in Europe by 70%, replacing white-wood exchange pallets with CHEP’s managed pooling system.
Packaging Corp. of America (PCA) has expanded its cartonboard capacity with the acquisition of Boise Inc.
Frito-Lay has added 20 electric vehicles to its New York distribution fleet just two months after it announced plans to shift 20% of vans from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG).
Ishida Europe has launched a screw feeder weigher for sticky, difficult-to-handle fresh products.
The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition’s priorities for the coming year include cutting foodborne illness and speeding up recalls.
With an eye on cost-cutting and safety, processors are increasingly turning to firms like Microscan for high-tech inspection tools.
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