Current Headlines

  1. AGRO Merchants Group Acquires Frissul And Frigomato From Inter-Risco And Portugal Ventures

    AGRO Merchants Group, a global leader in cold storage and logistics solutions, today announced the acquisition of Cold Land SGPS SA from funds affiliated with Inter-Risco, a premier Portuguese private equity firm, and Portugal Ventures, a venture capital and private equity firm

  2. Neutral Fuels Pioneers Dairy Waste As New Biofuel Feedstock

    After two years of research into new and improved ways to create biofuels, Neutral Fuels has become the first company to successfully use butter, cream and ghee waste as a feedstock for creating commercial biofuel

  3. Food Manufacturers Embrace Improved Food Date Labels

    New Voluntary Guidance Will Help Combat Major Source of Wasted Food, Money and Resources

  4. The New Stainless Steel Barrel Lifter From Packline Provides Safe And Easy Lifting Of Beer Kegs

    The keg and barrel lifting equipment has been designed to provide the safe and easy lifting and controlled movement of barrels and kegs of beer or other beverages

  5. Charm TRIO Test Receives AOAC Certification

    Charm Sciences, Inc. is pleased to announce the Charm TRIO test (TRIO) has received AOAC Performance Tested Methods (SM) (PTM) certification 121601. The Charm TRIO test detects beta-lactams, sulfonamide drugs, and tetracyclines in raw commingled milk at or below Canadian Maximum Residue Limits and US Tolerance/Target Levels in 3 minutes

  6. Prairie Farms Dairy And Swiss Valley Farms Merger Approved

    Prairie Farms Dairy and Swiss Valley Farms announced today that members of both cooperatives have approved the proposed merger with overwhelming support. Both companies are industry-leading farmer-owned cooperatives and rank among USDA’s list of Top 100 Cooperatives

  7. New Batch Machine From Stoelting Brings Gourmet Ice Cream To Nearly Any Foodservice Operation

    Stoelting Foodservice, a division of The Vollrath Company, LLC, and manufacturer of frozen dessert equipment, expands its batch equipment offerings for gelato and premium ice cream with the new VB1 countertop vertical batch freezer

  8. Hochland SE Acquires Franklin Foods

    Franklin Foods Holdings (Franklin), the World's fastest growing cream cheese company, announced today that Hochland SE, a privately-held Bavaria, Germany-based cheese company, has acquired Franklin Foods and its sister companies

  9. DuPont Nutrition & Health To Increase Cultures Manufacturing Capacity In Europe

    DuPont Nutrition & Health has today announced a further increase in its manufacturing capacity – this time in Europe. The company will invest $60 million expanding three cultures production sites in the region as a response to increasing demand for frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures from the global yogurt, fresh fermented and cheese markets

  10. Rise In Consumer Health And Sustainability Concerns Drives Food And Beverage Trends

    With an eye toward the inaugural ProFood Tech (April 4–6, 2017; McCormick Place, Chicago), show partner PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, reports a 25 percent increase in vegetarian and a 257 percent rise in vegan global food and drink product launches between Sept. 2010–Aug. 2011 and Sept. 2015–Aug. 2016. PMMI explores the steadily growing consumer focus on health and wellness as well as sustainability in the association’s latest infographic “What’s Next: Food and Beverage Trends Impact Industry Growth.”