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AIPIA to launch first US World Congress

By Jenny Eagle

AIPIA (Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) will bring a US-centric selection of intelligent packaging to its American audience, launching its first World Congress in New Jersey next year.

HP Hood will use the plant to produce extended-shelf-life beverages starting in the second quarter of 2019.

DFA sells New York former yogurt plant to HP Hood

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) sold its yogurt manufacturing plant in Batavia, New York, to dairy processor HP Hood LLC who will in invest $200m in facility updates.

Chobani aims to build up brand recognition for its Meze dip line through its 4th of July sweepstakes.

Chobani promotes yogurt dip line with vegetable-filled NYC townhouse

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Following the launch of its Meze dip line this June, the company’s first departure from the dairy aisle, Chobani will offer a four-night stay in an “edible” living space in a New York City townhouse as part of a sweepstakes promotion. 

Chobani joins trade mission to Cuba led by Andrew Cuomo

Chobani CEO joins trade mission to Cuba led by Andrew Cuomo

By Elaine Watson

Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya has joined other business leaders on a trade mission to Cuba led by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo - the first governor-led state trade mission to Cuba since President Obama began the process to normalize diplomatic...