Articles Tagged with ''global economy''

Tyson closes plants in Iowa, New York and New Mexico

July 30, 2014

Tyson Foods, Inc. will shut down operations and close three plants in Cherokee, Iowa; Buffalo, New York; and Santa Teresa, New Mexico, as part of an ongoing effort to improve performance in the prepared food business, the company said last week.

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Indonesian ready-to-eat food market set to increase

July 29, 2014

With economic growth, an increasing working class population and lifestyle changes, the Indonesian ready-to-eat food market is projected to rapidly expand throughout the next five years, according to a report from TechSci Research.

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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste
July 29, 2014

Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.

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Automation center addresses Michigan’s needs

The center in southeast Michigan offers affordable product lifecycle management (PLM) technologies training to local business leaders, employees, students and individuals
July 29, 2014

Automation Alley partners with Tata Technologies to offer classes.

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Stone to become first American-owned craft brewery in Europe

July 22, 2014

While Europe has a storied history of brewing, Stone Brewing Co., the 10th largest craft brewer in the US, is expanding operations to Berlin to become the first American craft brewer to independently own and operate a brewery in Europe.

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Mexican sugar sold below fair market price

July 21, 2014

A US International Trade Commission report says subsidized sugar imports from Mexico have cost the US $260 million in lost sugar revenue.

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Hershey increases prices by 8 percent

July 16, 2014

The Hershey Company said Tuesday it will increase wholesale prices of its products an average of 8 percent to offset future increases in the costs of raw materials, packaging, fuel, utilities and transportation.

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Chewing gum losing popularity with Americans

July 15, 2014

Whether it was for fresher breath, dental health or just for fun, Americans are giving up gum these days as consumers take a greater interest in mints, according to a recent report from Rabobank.

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Growth of dairy industry dependent on acquisitions

Annual report from the Rabobank Group ranks the world’s top 20 dairy producers
July 14, 2014

Nestlé, Danone and Lactalis take the top spots.

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Group seeks to block EU from granting exclusive use of ‘havarti’

July 2, 2014

The Consortium for Common Food Names is urging the European Union to deny a geographical indication (GI) proposal that would give Denmark exclusive use to the term “havarti.”

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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Food Engineering

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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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