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Europe: JBT buys company for £28M

JBT Corp has bought PLF International Limited (PLF), a provider of powder filling systems for the global food and beverage markets for £28 million...

Europe: Crown honors three facilities for sustainability achievements

Crown Holdings honored three of its facilities for outstanding sustainability achievements from 2015 to 2016. First introduced in 2012, the biennial Chairman’s Sustainability Awards...

Americas: Bosch launches Biscuit on Pile system at show

Bosch Packaging Technology will launch its flexible Biscuit on Pile packaging system for plain, sweet and savory biscuits in North America at Pack Expo,...

Americas: Sonoco buys Clear Lam for US$170M

Sonoco has acquired Clear Lam Packaging, a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films, for approximately US$170 million in cash. Founded...

Europe: Report shows link between antibiotic use, resistance

The European Food Safety Authority, the European Medicines Agency and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control are concerned about the impact of...

Europe: Gebo Cermex releases product handling machine at show

Gebo Cermex introduces product handling technology AQFlex, offering packaging line performance, agility and smooth contactless product conveying and accumulation, in a very compact space. The...

Europe: Ingredient found to help babies on formula cry less and sleep more

Infants fed with formula containing INFAT, the SN-2 palmitate ingredient from Advanced Lipids, cry less and sleep more, a clinical study has shown. SN-2 palmitate...

Europe: Firmenich to have more visually impaired people as sensory panelists

Firmenich is expanding its collaboration with blind and visually impaired people as sensory panelists to assess flavors and fragrances. Following successful pilots in Mexico and...

Europe: ADM adds crushing soybean capability in facility

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company has crushed its first non-GMO soybeans at its facility in Spyck, northwestern Germany. Located close to the Dutch border,...

Europe: Ajinomoto expands in France with acquisition

Ajinomoto Foods Europe (AFE) will acquire French company Labeyrie Traiteur Surgelés S.A.S. (LTS) to expand and enhance its business platform for frozen foods in...

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