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Articles Tagged with ''food industry''

Multifunctional Processing System

March 11, 2013
The multifunctional Ystral PiloTec processing system is the newest generation of Ystral induction, mixing and dispersing equipment bringing established production processes to a laboratory or smaller scale.
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Horse meat processing facility to be approved in New Mexico

March 10, 2013
While the scandal in Europe over horse meat pushed to the market as beef is still developing, a horse slaughtering plant may open in New Mexico and become the first authorized facility in the United States since 2007 to produce horse meat suitable for human consumption.
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Scientists invent innovative method to reduce food waste

March 5, 2013
Food waste is a major problem for developed countries, as millions of tons of food products are disposed of because they are not eaten before their "best before" date has expired. An international team of researchers may have come up with a new solution that has the potential to dramatically reduce food waste.
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Nestlé launches project to deal with food contact chemicals in packaging

March 4, 2013
In a bid to deal with some of the challenges it faces with recycling, Nestlé is launching a project that aims to tackle food contact chemicals in recycled packaging.
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Potatoes and other foods chilled rapidly without refrigeration

Cooling towers ensure reliability of vacuum/retort cooking system that chills tons of ingredients per hour
March 1, 2013
In the potato salad-making business, one practical way to profitably maintain and grow regional distribution is to make a whole lot of product — literally thousands of pounds per hour.
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Water scarcity poses major threat to food industry, Nestlé CEO says

March 1, 2013
During his keynote speech at the annual City Food Lecture in London on Feb. 25, Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke warned that water scarcity is one of the greatest threats facing the food industry.
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Report criticizes food companies for mismanaging farm animal welfare

March 1, 2013
A recently published report reveals that farm animal welfare is not being properly managed and reported by the food industry.
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Food companies look to new customers for increased product sales, survey finds

March 1, 2013
Survey participants, which were drawn from companies across the food and beverage industry, are confident sales will increase 13% compared to 2011 and project net profits to rise by almost 6%.
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Warren Buffet and the food industry: big and getting bigger

February 26, 2013
A $28 billion offer for H.J. Heinz Co. may be the largest takeover of a pure food producer ever. Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway partnered with private-equity firm 3G Capital on the announced deal, which is already taking some interesting twists.
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Heinz acquisition largest in food industry history

February 18, 2013
Pittsburgh-based food processing giant H. J. Heinz Co. has entered into a merger agreement to be acquired by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital in a transaction valued at $28 billion, the largest ever in the food & beverage industry.
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