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Americas: Frozen ready-meals a mainstay in Canadian households, finds report

Mintel research finds that 71% of consumers in Canada keep frozen ready-to-eat meals on hand in case they need them despite ingredient concerns, finds...

Americas: Some foodborne infections decreased in 2014, says CDC

In 2014, rates of infection from a serious form of E. coli and one of the more common Salmonella serotypes decreased compared with the...

Americas: Researchers found tequila plant a possible sweetener for diabetics

A sweetener created from the plant used to make tequila could lower blood glucose levels for people with type 2 diabetes and help in...

Americas: Cargill’s beef product in convenient packaging

Cargill will offer EZ Peel packaging for its ground beef chubs in US retail stores from January 2017. The technology developed by Bemis Company...

Americas: Ingredion to buy specialty ingredients company Penford

Ingredion has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire US-based Penford Corporation that supplies specialty ingredients to food and non-food applications. The acquisition has been...

Americas: US dairy collective uses wastewater technology, enjoys green energy, says GWE

US-based Cayuga Milk Ingredients (CMI) plans to manufacture a wide range of dairy products, such as pasteurized cream, whole milk powder, liquid permeate, condensed milk,...

Americas: Anheuser-Busch releases first hard root beer in the US

Best Damn Brewing Co. has in the US released the Best Damn Root Beer, which is the first hard root beer produced by Anheuser-Busch. It...

Americas: Real fruit pieces experience soaring sales in the US, says Taura Natural Ingredients

The sales of Taura Natural Ingredients’ real fruit pieces in the US have doubled in the past three years, the company has revealed. CEO Peter...

Americas: PepsiCo, TNC embark on water project

PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced 'Water for the Planet', a collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds...

Americas: Cognex introduces ESD-safe barcode readers

New models combine electrostatic discharge (ESD) safety with unsurpassed read rates Cognex Corporation announces the broadest suite of electrostatic discharge (ESD) -safe barcode readers available...

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