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Food & Beverage

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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Cargill recalls Salmonella-tainted ground beef

July 23, 2012
WICHITA, Kan. — Cargill Beef, a business unit of Wichita-based Cargill Meat Solutions Corp., yesterday announced an immediate Class I voluntary recall of approximately 29,339 pounds of ground beef
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Kerala, India, kicks off initiative to boost food-processing sector

July 16, 2012
KERALA, India — The local government in Kerala, India, has kicked off a new initiative to help grow the state’s food-processing sector, FnBnews.com reported. The “Emerging Kerala 2012” initiative
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New Jersey company recalls 325,000 pounds of meat products due to Listeria

July 9, 2012
WASHINGTON — Bridgeton, N.J.-based meat processor Buona Vita, Inc., is recalling approximately 325,000 pounds of various frozen, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products due to possible Listeria contamination, the U.S. Department
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Brazil’s cocoa processing declines in second quarter

July 9, 2012
BAHIA, Brazil — Brazil’s cocoa processing declined 4.8% in the second quarter, signaling a drop in demand on the domestic market, Bloomberg reported. Brazil produced about 57,702 metric tons
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GEA Diessel at ACHEMA

May 23, 2012
GEA Diessel will be fully represented at ACHEMA 2012 in Frankfurt from 18-22 June with the latest technology for pharmaceutical fermentation, food and beverage technology as well as metering
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