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Europe: Key’s new potato strip sorters

Key Technology introduces Veryx digital sorters for potato strips and specialty potato products. The unit has a mechanical architecture, an all-sided surface inspection, multi-sensor...

Americas: General Mills buys US meat snacks company

General Mills has acquired EPIC Provisions, a premium meat snacks company based in Austin, Texas, US. EPIC will operate under General Mills’ Annie’s business, which...

World: Frozen foods market to grow to US$261.50B in 2015, says report

The global frozen food market is expected to grow from $218.41 billion in 2010 to US$261.50 billion in 2015 at an estimated compound annual...

Americas: Ice cream distributor reports 99.8% picking accuracy after using voice management solution

Voice application company Voxware says Mt. Pleasant Ice Cream, a 20-year distributor of ice cream, frozen yogurt, toppings, and paper products, has improved picking...

Americas: Snack maker installs 3 tna machines

Snacks manufacturer and co-packer Keystone Food Products has added three tna packaging lines at its facility in Easton, Pennsylvania, US. As a producer and co-packer...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra Eltham’s cheese goes worldwide

The first slices of cheese have rolled off the new slice on slice line at Fonterra Eltham, in Taranaki, with the plant set to...

Americas: Crisp Sensations offers new crumb coating range

Crisp Sensation is introducing five new variants of its crumb coating, including a wholegrain option. Alongside the classic Original Crisp Sensation crumb coating, the...

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...

Americas: Quaker launches gluten free oatmeal

Quaker Gluten Free Oatmeal debuts in the US with three varieties: Quaker Quick 1-Minute Standard Oats (18 oz. canister) and Quaker Instant Oatmeal (single-serve...

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...

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