The increase in vegetarianism and flexitarianism has made the meat alternatives market a competitive and lucrative space, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts, New York. In the report “Proteins - Classic, Alternative and Exotic Sources: Culinary Trend Tracking Series,” 28% of respondents indicated they are seeking vegetarian sources of protein, which span a healthy range of products from beans and legumes to "fake meat."
Pierino Frozen Foods, Inc. is said to be one of the first prepared foods processors to harness new cryogenic ‘rolling-wave’ technology to individually quick-freeze (IQF) gourmet pasta out of its 30,000-square-foot, SQF-certified facility in Lincoln Park, Mich.The CRYOLINE CW IQF freezer, patented by Linde LLC, Murray Hill, N.J., uses a proprietary rolling-wave action to keep IQF products separate as they freeze.
ConAgra Foods, Inc., Omaha, Neb., announced the relocation of its headquarters to Chicago, Ill.
Beginning in the summer of 2016, approximately 700 employees will be located in the new offices in the city’s Merchandise Mart, including the company’s senior leadership team and certain functions of the consumer foods business, which are currently located in Omaha, Neb., and Naperville, Ill.
Tyco, Princeton, N.J., announced plans to expand its Global Center of Excellence Network to enable multi-national companies to streamline and standardize their fire and security systems around the world.
Following the success of its Global Center of Excellence (GCoE) in Birmingham, Ala., Tyco is opening and expanding facilities in key areas across the globe designed to emulate this model.
Global flexible packaging market size is expected to reach $293.03 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., due to the rising need for durable, lightweight and compact products among consumers.
Retail industry growth along with increasing acceptance of supermarket culture in emerging markets of Asia Pacific and strong export scenario is expected to have a positive impact on the flexible packaging industry growth over the forecast period.
Mississippi-based Sanderson Farms has issued a recall for approximately 554,090 pounds of poultry products that may be contaminated with extraneous metal materials, according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).