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Scientists invent innovative method to reduce food waste

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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

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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