Graphic Packaging International and Graphic Packaging International Canada have agreed to acquire Seydaco Packaging Corp and its affiliates National Carton and Coating Co., and Groupe Ecco Boites Pliantes Ltée.
India’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved a Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund (DIDF) with an outlay of Rs 108.8bn ($1.7bn) during the period 2017-18 to 2028-29.
Ben Bouckley and Mark Astley from BeverageDaily.com and DairyReporter.com chat about technology and trends at Drinktec 2013, including the show’s growing international focus and the trend towards added-value dairy beverages.
US-based cooperative group Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) says it remains committed to production of value added products despite the sale of its stake in processing group National Dairy to Grupo Lala.
As the European Commission expects some short-term fall in demand for added value dairy products, one national trade association claims that cheese is well placed to meet various consumer needs during the economic downturn.
As European consumers reportedly flock to own brand products in a bid to offset fears over the global economic downturn, dairy processors are bracing to adapt their operations to meet short-term demand challenge at the very least.
Europe is the largest market for dairy products worldwide with an
estimated 42 per cent of the worldwide market in 2007, though it
will become increasingly reliant on innovation in the industry to
meet further growth, according to...
The shareholders' council of dairy cooperative Fonterra yesterday
called for a clearer distinction in the financial reporting
on the performances of the company's commodities and
Tate & Lyle has reported a strong full year 2007, the third
consecutive year of sales growth and a key one for repositioning
towards value added ingredients. But despite this, EU sugar reform
continues to prove a drag.
APV Baker has developed a new co-extrusion technology that will
enable food makers in the cereal and snack market to add value to
their products in a number of ways including a larger variety of
shapes and an even wider range of fillings.
Friesland Coberco, the multinational dairy group, saw profits and
sales depressed last year by sliding European cheese prices
exacerbated by the current review of EU subsidies to the
agricultural sector, writes Danny Vincent.