Items Tagged with 'beverage industry'


Bourbon production continues to soar

July 23, 2014

The growing popularity of bourbon has led to increased production in the spirit’s home state with more than five million barrels currently resting in Kentucky warehouses, the most since 1977.

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San Francisco puts soda tax on the ballot

July 23, 2014

In a close vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved placing a two-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on the ballot for the upcoming November election, according to the Associated Press.

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California could be the first to institute soda tax

July 8, 2014

In what would likely be one of the toughest tests for the industry, the city of Berkeley, CA has authorized a soda tax to be put on the ballot in November.

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ADM to acquire WILD Flavors; expand ingredient offerings

July 7, 2014

The Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced today it is acquiring WILD Flavors GmbH in a transaction valued at $3.1 billion.

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Nestlé sells iconic Juicy Juice brand

July 3, 2014

Nestlé USA announced Wednesday it will sell the 37-year-old Juicy Juice brand to private equity fund Brynwood Partners VII L.P. under its newly formed portfolio company, Harvest Hill Beverage Company.

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Beverage industry competition to increase in 2014

July 2, 2014

Results of a new study point to an increase in competition for the global beverage industry, though industry executives remain optimistic about business improvements.

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Hormel Foods to acquire CytoSport Holdings

July 1, 2014

The Hormel Foods Corporation is breaking into the beverage market, announcing Tuesday its intentions to acquire Muscle Milk product manufacturer CytoSport Holdings, Inc. for $450 million.

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World Cup champagne gets packaging worthy of a champion

June 26, 2014

As the 2014 World Cup continues to ignite the globe with football fever, official champagne supplier of the games Taittinger, announced the release of a limited edition Brut Réserve NV and a gift carton made for the competition.

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Beer companies pop the top on their ingredients

June 16, 2014

The nation’s leading beer manufacturers are changing policy and twisting the lid off ingredients used to brew some of the country’s most popular beverages.

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Supreme Court rules in favor of POM Wonderful

June 13, 2014

In a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court ruled that POM Wonderful can continue with its lawsuit against Coca-Cola Company for alleged Lanham Act violations.

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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 for will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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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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