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Tetra Pak: Partnerships boost carton recycling

Food Production Daily - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 13:19

A leader at carton giant Tetra Pak says partnering on recycling efforts with cities, and producers like WhiteWave Foods, benefits the food/beverage and packaging industries.

What do you do? Tony Bryant Loma Systems and Lock Inspection?

Food Production Daily - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 06:04

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Tony Bryant, sales manager, Loma Systems and Lock Inspection.

Sidel ‘LIKES’ Facebook as it expands social media

Food Production Daily - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 05:38

Sidel is increasing its social media presence with content on Twitter , Facebook, Flickr and SlideShare.

Abelei Flavors Names Judith Michalski Senior Flavorist

Perfume Flavorist - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 02:01
Michalski, who had most recently been a senior flavorist for Bell Flavors & Fragrances, is the primary author of P&F’s “Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials” column.

Snack packaging gets gourd-geous makeover

Food Production Daily - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 17:05

Growing snack brand SuperSeedz hopes to grab consumers with redesigned, award-winning flexible packaging for its flavorful pumpkin seeds.

Kraft recalls 96K pounds of wieners

Food Production Daily - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 13:20

Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because the meat products may contain allergens not listed on the packaging label.

Sonoco pumps $20m into composite can packaging plant

Food Production Daily - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 10:02

Packaging giant Sonoco is investing $20m in construction of a composite-can plant in Malaysia, taking advantage of regional growth in snack sales.

Hormel applauds Avure for HPP technology

Food Production Daily - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 09:04

Hormel Foods has recognized high-pressure processing technology firm Avure with its Spirit of Excellence Award.

Cargill partners to improve cocoa farming communities

IFT News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:00
Cargill has strengthened its program with CARE, a humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, in Côte d'Ivoire to launch a $2.4 million partnership with the Conseil du Café-Cacao and 14 cocoa farmer cooperatives.

Children who cook with parents may consume more veggies

IFT News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:00
A study published in the journal Appetite shows that children who help to prepare their own meals may eat more vegetables than those who are not involved in cooking.

Food industry groups publish toolkit for reducing food waste

IFT News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:00
An alliance of food manufacturers, retailers, and foodservice operators has announced the release of a toolkit to help businesses in the food sector reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfill.

Post Holdings to acquire Michael Foods for $2.45 billion

IFT News - Mon, 04/21/2014 - 01:00
Post Holdings Inc., a consumer packaged goods holding company, has agreed to acquire MFI Holding Corp. (“Michael Foods”) from affiliates of GS Capital Partners, affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, and other owners.

Sensient Swings to Q1 Loss on Restructuring; Net Jumps Ex-Items

Perfume Flavorist - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 23:47
The flavors and fragrances group reported first-quarter revenue of $213.4 million compared to the $215.8 million reported in last year’s first quarter.

Givaudan Appoints CAMEA Regional Director

Perfume Flavorist - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 22:40
Gallucci to oversee technical support responsibilities.

Report Discusses Diacetyl, Occurrance and Toxicity

Perfume Flavorist - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 22:40
According to report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, diacetyl was one of the most intense volatile compounds, for example, in the aroma of pasteurized AA butter.

Key: Food sorting demands power and speed

Food Production Daily - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 10:18

Food sorting technology is evolving to meet producer demand for faster machines and precise performance, according to a Key Technology executive.

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SUSTAINABILITY

Food Production Daily - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 14:12

Earth Day is an annual global celebration highlighting the importance of sustainability, recycling, water conservation, and other ways to save the planet. Here are some examples of food packaging that pitches in on the eco effort with compostable materials, natural paper, and other features.

Waters tackles substance migration of packaging materials

Food Production Daily - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 11:35

Packaging material manufacturers must control and monitor their product to ensure there is no risk from extractable and leachable components, said Waters.

EFSA backs Arkema FCM proposal

Food Production Daily - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 06:12

A safety evaluation application by Arkema for an additive in rigid PVC plastics has been backed by a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel.

DPHP found in tubed drinking glasses

Food Production Daily - Fri, 04/18/2014 - 05:10

Drinking straws shaped as glasses have been recalled in more than 20 countries including Ireland because Di(2-Propyl Heptyl) phthalate (DPHP) was detected.


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