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Americas: Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips launched to add fun to snacking

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division has launched Tostitos Rolls! tortilla chips that each has a tube-like shape and hearty crunch for dipping and dunking with dips...

Europe: Südzucker wheat starch factory opens in Germany

Südzucker has completed 18-month long construction of a wheat starch factory at its combined site in Zeitz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. The plant will be commissioned after...

Europe: Thailand’s CPF buys stake in poultry processor

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has signed a cooperation agreements with SuperDrob Capital Group for 38% of interest in SuperDrob for €49.50 million (US$52.16 million). SuperDrob...

World: Convenience foods transform packaging industry, says report

The global food and beverages market is expected to reach US$5.77 trillion by 2017, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) 5.02%. As...

Middle East: Turkey’s young fuels demand for packaged products

Turkey is experiencing a number of big shifts in its demographics which is having a positive effect on the packaged food market, according to...

Europe: Partners bring PEF technology to snack, potato products

Heat and Control and ScandiNova Systems AB are together delivering the next generation of pulse electric field (PEF) technology to the food industry. The two...

Americas: Corbion Purac launches natural cured meat solution

Corbion Purac launches Verdad Avanta C100, an optimized powder formulation that provides 90-120 days of Listeria control and extends shelf life for natural uncured...

Europe: Researchers find quick test for gluten content in food

Scientists have developed a more reliable way for manufacturers to detect gluten in purified wheat starch, a common ingredient in foods labeled gluten-free, according...

Europe: Ireland’s lunch crowd bodes well for FMCG companies, finds survey

Shorter lunch times mean that one out of five Irish consumers skip on lunch almost every day, finds a consumer survey by Canadean. However, this...

Europe: Beneo releases clean label rice starch

Beneo launches Remypure, the company’s first high performance rice starch that qualifies for natural and clean label status worldwide. The ingredient has reportedly high stability...

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