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Water scarcity poses major threat to food industry, Nestlé CEO says

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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

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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

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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

Kevin Parker
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

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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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Tyson Foods invests $40 million in US processing plants

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Tyson Foods says it has invested more than $40 million in four of its plants in Florida, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
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You’ll want to receive our industry newsletters

Kevin Parker
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In February, Processing will launch two new industry-focused electronic newsletters. To receive these and other of our electronic deliverables, go to www.processingmagazine.com.
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Foodborne illnesses from poultry most deadly, report finds

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Poultry meat is the cause of the most fatalities occurring as a result of foodborne illnesses, according to figures released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Global demand for food processing machinery on the rise

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The demand for food processing machinery is growing and sales are predicted to increase by 7.3 percent on a global scale over five years, reaching a total value of $53.3 billion.
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Multi-shaft mixers in the food industry

Food manufacturers are seeing the benefits of ‘one-pot’ processing
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A large portion of food-industry mixing operations are still accomplished by relatively simple single-shaft mixers such as propellers, pitched-blade turbines, impellers and anchor stirrers. Increasingly, however, food manufacturers are seeing the benefits of “one-pot processing,” especially when it comes to high-solids viscous applications that conventional mixers can’t handle.
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