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Worldwide: Nampak acquires beverage can operation in Nigeria

Nampak said it will acquire Alucan Packaging Limited, a beverage can manufacturer based in Nigeria. Nampak has also been granted an option to acquire a...

Europe: DSM to distribute Merck’s folate product to dietary supplement, food industries

Under a partnership agreement, DSM will distribute Merck’s L-MTHF Metafolin folate to the dietary supplement and food industries. Metafolin folate is the biologically active form...

World: Global plastic rigid food packaging market to reach £37.2B by 2019

The global plastic rigid food packaging market was estimated at almost £30 billion pounds in 2013 and the market is expected to reach about...

World: Mondelez invests US$11M in Oreo factory in Morocco

Mondelez International has begun to make and sell Oreo biscuits in Morocco after investing almost US$11 million in a local production capacity to create...

World: Cider demand grows with new products, finds report

An additional 640 million liters of cider will be consumed worldwide over the next five years, finds a Canadean report. The total volume of the...

World: Flint Group Africa forms in the region

Flint Group and Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems will create a combined business, Flint Group Africa. "Geographical expansion is a key pillar of...

Middle East: RF Biocidics, Al Foah offer radio frequency process to disinfest dates

Food safety company RF Biocidics and producer of dates Al Foah have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) where the latter will introduce, promote...

World: Mondelez International to build US$90M biscuit plant in Bahrain

Mondelez International announced plans to invest US$90 million in building a biscuit plant in the Kingdom of Bahrain to meet rising demand in the...

World: Mauser facility opens in Turkey

Industrial packaging company Mauser Group has opened Mauser Turkey IBC in Gebze/Kocaeli. Located adjacent to the company's steel and plastic drum facility, the new site...

World: ADM buys JV stake from Tate & Lyle

ADM has agreed to purchase several assets of Eaststarch C.V., ADM’s 50-50 joint venture (JV) with Tate & Lyle. Under the terms of the agreement,...

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