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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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Residents evacuated after chemical accident at Kraft Foods plant

October 18, 2012
BAD FALLINGBOSTEL, Germany — About 1,400 people were forced to evacuate their homes and schools were closed last Monday following a chemical accident at a Kraft Foods plant in
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Concentration Measurement in Beverage Manufacturing

September 28, 2012
SensoTech’s LiquiSonic measuring and analytical system measures the concentration in any type of liquid. Typical applications are the precise concentration determination of material mixtures, phase detection, neutralization or reaction
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Coca-Cola to invest $3 billion in India

September 10, 2012
ATLANTA — Coca-Cola will invest $3 billion in India through 2020 to capture growth opportunities in the country’s nonalcoholic ready-to-drink (NARTD) beverage market. With the new $3 billion investment,
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Meat processing plant evacuated after ammonia leak

August 27, 2012
MOUNT PLEASANT, Texas — More than a dozen people were hospitalized Friday following an ammonia leak at a Pilgrim’s Pride meat processing plant in northeast Texas, kxxv.com reported. A
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Multi-use Steam Tunnel

August 20, 2012
PDC International Corp. has introduced a multi-use steam tunnel engineered specifically for packagers of food, beverages and personal care products who want 300 cpm capacity without the cost and
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Synthetic Food-grade Compressor Oils

August 13, 2012
Ultrachem has developed a new line of Omnilube food-grade rotary screw and reciprocating air compressor lubricants with greatly improved wear, oxidation and lubricity vs. currently available H-1 food grade synthetic
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Tosca Ltd. acquires Georgia-Pacific’s reusable plastic container division

August 6, 2012
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Tosca Ltd., a U.S.-based provider of reusable container pooling and logistics services to the food supply chain, announced today that the company has acquired the
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