COVID-19

Danone recently announced it was investing in its operations in China.

Danone issues first half financials

By Jim Cornall

Danone posted net sales of €12.19bn ($14.3bn) in the first semester, down 1.1% on a like-for-like (LFL) basis and down 3.6% on a reported basis.

Volpak has introduced live factory acceptance testing.  Pic: Volpak

Volpak introduces live remote FAT

By Jim Cornall

Volpak, a Coesia company that designs pouch packaging machines and solutions, is developing customer-assistance program based on advanced strategies to allow remote work on machines and systems.

The Board at Home kits are now available in three sizes across the US.  Pic: Board at Home

Board at Home expands across US

By Jim Cornall

California’s Rumiano Cheese Company, which set up Board at Home to help support California’s smaller producers, artisan cheesemakers, and the restaurant industry during the coronavirus pandemic, is expanding its curated kits of artisanal cheese and charcuterie...

The World Cheese Awards were held in Bergamo, Italy, in 2019, and were scheduled for Spain in 2020.

World Cheese Awards in Oviedo rescheduled to 2021

By Jim Cornall

The Guild of Fine Food, which organizes the World Cheese Awards, said the event will not take place in Spain this year, amid ongoing concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Consolidated data can be used to produce detailed reports. Pic: Eagle Product Inspection

Eagle introduces TraceServer software

By Jim Cornall

Eagle Product Inspection has developed proprietary TraceServer software that records production data and machine status information from one or more x-ray machines and consolidates it into a single, easy to interrogate SQL database.

Ornua's brands include Pilgrims Choice and Kerrygold. Pic: Ornua

Ornua Foods UK issues financial report

By Jim Cornall

Ornua Foods UK, the UK’s largest supplier of British and Irish cheese, has published its operating and financial results for year ended 2019.