‘Customers are looking for a full service partner to simplify line development, achieve optimum performance, reduce risks, simplify line control, and better manage costs throughout the design, build, and production lifecycle’, says Pro Mach.
Probi has acquired US probiotic player Nutraceutix for a preliminary cash price of $105m (€92.41m), a move which takes the Swedish supplier’s US client base from just a handful of customers up to about 200.
Tetra Pak says it has developed an ice cream extrusion line with the highest capacity in the world, producing up to 43,200 pieces of ice cream sticks and sandwiches per hour, (the average is 36,000) with plans to launch a second one in Q1 next year.
Establishing domestic production should yield 50% growth by 2020
Netherlands-based Royal DSM and its DSM Engineering Plastics Americas unit have announced they will build a polymerization plant in Augusta, Georgia. Construction is scheduled to begin in the first quarter of 2015, with completion expected in mid-2016.
2014 SPECIAL EDITION: HEALTHY AND FUNCTIONAL DAIRY
Back when Europe and North America were there dominant growth markets for the food industry, Asia was considered as little more than an extension of their traditional business and dominated by unorganised local companies.
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With processors demanding better food safety along the supply
chain, the refrigerated truck industry is rising to meet the
challenge. However the industry's growth may lead to problems in
finding trained employees, according...
Enodis, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial foodservice
equipment such as ovens and mixers, reported better profits but
slightly worse sales due to the weak dollar, increased steel prices
and difficult UK and continental...
Crown Holdings' shipment of the 25 billionth SuperEnd beverage end
in North America underlines the current key concerns of beverage
packagers and manufacturers - cost effectiveness, waste reduction
and processing efficiency.
A new report suggests that competition in the European organic meat
industry is increasing, as the market begins to suffer from
overcapacity. This follows another report that linked the
popularity of organic meat in North America...
Public concern over BSE outbreaks is set to boost sales of organic
meat products in North America, according to a new report. But
North Americans have not historically been as influenced by food
scares as their European counterparts.
Stronger sales in North America and developments in the dairy
industry helped beat the impact of dollar-euro currency conversions
in the first three months of the year. Weak growth in Europe, South
America and Asia saw overall earnings...
US agribusiness ADM withstood droughts, higher raw material prices
and tougher market conditions to post a lift in profits for the
first quarter, in sharp comparison to competitor Bunge who
announced a fall in earnings last week.