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Scottish researchers introduce new food processing technology

January 14, 2013
A new technology that can increase the shelf-life of food products by up to three times the normal period of time, while preserving their freshness and nutritional qualities, has been developed by Scottish researchers from Queen Margaret University.
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Cargill invests in Indian food processing sector

January 7, 2013
U.S. agribusiness giant Cargill has announced plans to invest in India's fast-developing processed food sector by constructing a $73 million corn milling unit.
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US EPA launches research into hormone-like chemicals

December 19, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a study into the possible influence of hormone-like chemicals used in food, cosmetics, pesticides and plastics on people's health.
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European container glass industry records growth in 2012

December 19, 2012
The first half of 2012 was marked by growth for the European glass packaging industry, as production volumes increased to meet growing demand both on the European market and globally.
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Japan's Meiji builds new plant to boost production capacity

December 10, 2012
INAZAWA CITY, Japan — Japanese dairy products manufacturer Meiji Holding has announced plans to build a new processing plant to meet its goals for increased production capacity for yogurt
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Calibration Standards for Acetaldehyde in Carbon Dioxide

December 3, 2012
Trace concentration calibration standards of acetaldehyde in carbon dioxide are dynamically blended using the FlexStream™ Automated Gas Standards Generator and TraceSource™ Permeation Tubes. Acetaldehyde emitted by the permeation tube
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Major meat processing company announces UK operations sell-off

November 26, 2012
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands — Concerns over the future of the UK''s meat processing industry have been raised, following the announcement that one of the largest food processing companies, Dutch-based Vion,
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Meat processing plant to open in Cumberland County, Pa.

November 19, 2012
CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — A new meat processing plant is to be built in Cumberland County, Pa., thanks to a $63 million investment from Ahold USA, Gov. Tom Corbett
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PepsiCo opens R&D center in Shanghai to drive growth in Asia

November 19, 2012
SHANGHAI — PepsiCo, Inc. is opening a new food and beverage innovation center in Shanghai that will serve as a hub of new product, packaging and equipment innovation for
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JBS SA to acquire poultry processor for $63 million

November 5, 2012
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazilian meat company JBS SA has agreed to buy local poultry processor Agroveneto for approximately $63 million. Agroveneto, which specializes in the production of chicken
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