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July

  • Bell Adds Two To Management Team
    July 27, 2015
    Jorge Kalafatic has joined Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. as a senior flavorist, sweet creation, while . . .
  • Bühler Adds Food Technologist To Processing Group
    July 24, 2015
    Food Technologist Dvijal Patel, specializing in food science microbiology, has joined Bühler Aeroglide’s process . . .
  • Nestlé USA, Boys & Girls Clubs Launch Fitness Challenge
    July 24, 2015
    In an effort to help children reach short-term fitness goals, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Nestlé USA have kicked off the National Fitness Challenge, the company reports. . . .
  • Diamond Foods’ Innovation Center Opens
    July 20, 2015
    Diamond Foods, Inc. has opened a two-story, 7,000-square-foot R&D kitchen and laboratory, concept room and sensory evaluation center near its Kettle Foods, Inc. potato chip plant. . . .
  • Cargill Purchase Of ADM Chocolate In Europe Approved
    July 17, 2015
    The European Commission has conditionally approved Cargill, Inc.’s acquisition of Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s (ADM)’s chocolate business in Europe, the company reports. . . .
  • CME, SGS Open European Cocoa Grading Site
    July 16, 2015
    CME Group Inc. and Geneva-based SGS S.A. will open a new state-of-the-art cocoa grading facility in Amsterdam. . . .
  • Checkweighers Redesigned For Enhanced Accuracy
    July 14, 2015
    Thermo Fisher Scientific is rolling out a line of Versa checkweighers re-engineered for heightened accuracy and reliability for application in the food industry. . . .
  • Foran Spice Co. Changes Name To Asenzya
    July 14, 2015
    As part of its repositioning strategy and to better communicate its capabilities, Foran Spice Co. has changed . . .
  • Cargill To Offer First Fully Traceable Canola Oil
    July 13, 2015
    A first for the industry, in October Cargill, Inc. will begin mapping the entire supply chain for high oleic canola oil in . . .
  • Bell’s Appel Passes
    July 10, 2015
    Norman Appel, vice-president of Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.’s manufacturing facility in Middletown, NY, passed . . .
  • HB Group Acquired By Munters
    July 9, 2015
    Munters AB, global specialists in energy efficient air treatment systems, has purchased climate control engineering firm HB Group for an undisclosed price. . . .
  • Ingredion Buys Kerr Concentrates
    July 9, 2015
    Seeking to enhance its offering of clean-label ingredients, Ingredion Inc. will acquire privately owned Kerr Concentrates, Inc. in a transaction valued at almost $100 million. . . .
  • Barry Callebaut Outpaces Global Chocolate Market
    July 8, 2015
    Barry Callebaut AG posted 2.5 percent volume growth and 7.6 percent sales revenue growth for the nine-month period ending May 31, 2015, contrasting sharply with the global confectionery market, which reported 2.1 percent loss in volume for the period. . . .
  • Packaging Pioneer Mario Cavanna Dead At 85
    July 8, 2015
    Prato Sesia, Italy — Founder and President of Cavanna S.p.A. Mario Cavanna died this morning after a long illness. . . .
  • 20th Pack Expo Vegas Biggest Yet
    July 7, 2015
    With more than 800,000 net square feet of exhibit space and anticipated attendance near 30,000, Pack Expo Las Vegas is expected . . .
  • Peters Chosen To Lead Beneo
    July 7, 2015
    Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo Inc. has selected its regional sales director for the Americas, Jon Peters, as its president, effective immediately.

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June

  • Watson’s Edible Glitter Is Sugar-, PHO-Free
    June 26, 2015
    Edible Glitter, decorative topping flakes from Watson Inc., are made without partially hydrogenated vegetable oil and sugar for manufacturers seeking clean label distinction, . . .
  • ADM Unveils Non-Alkalized Cocoa Powders
    June 25, 2015
    Responding to the demand for clean labels, Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s (ADM) deZaan brand introduces Truedark all-natural cocoa powders without alkali. . . .
  • TNA Taps Henk Boon As EMEIA Manager
    June 25, 2015
    TNA Australia Pty. Ltd. has appointed 26-year industry vet Henk Boon as group solutions manager — processing . . .
  • Rovema Introduces VFFS Bagger For Snack Items
    June 24, 2015
    The BVR 230 continuous vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) bagger, developed for snack . . .
  • Bell Flavors Debuts Superfruits Line
    June 22, 2015
    Helping formulators meet emerging trends, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. is releasing a line of superfruit-inspired . . .
  • VFFS Machine Pairs Efficiency, Cost Control
    June 19, 2015
    WeighPack Systems Inc.’s XPdius i-130 vertical form fill and seal system is designed to run 130 4.25-inch bags per minute with minimal downtime, . . .
  • Eby-Brown Claims CargoNet’s Best In Security Award
    June 18, 2015
    Verisk Analytics’ CargoNet division has recognized c-store distributor Eby-Brown Co., LLC with its Best in Cargo Security Award for 2014. . . .
  • Egan Site Enriches Content, Improves Accessibility
    June 18, 2015
    Egan Food Technologies is launching an enhanced website, eganfoodtech.com, featuring detailed information, specifications, videos and other rich media for its full line of confectionery and baking equipment. . . .
  • Tap Packaging Expanding Workforce
    June 18, 2015
    Preparing itself for future growth in confectionery and food industries, Tap Packaging Solutions is . . .
  • TIC Gums Gets Organic Certification
    June 17, 2015
    To help manufacturers meet demand for organic items, TIC Gums, Inc. is introducing TICorganic hydrocolloid systems, a line . . .
  • Palsgaard Strikes Distribution Deal With Lomas
    June 16, 2015
    L.V. Lomas, Inc. is now the exclusive distributor of Palsgaard A/S’ specialty . . .
  • Sunsweet Growers Joins International Osteoporosis Foundation
    June 16, 2015
    Highlighting the calcium contribution of prunes to the diet, Sunsweet Growers Inc. has signed on as a nutrition supporter of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). . . .
  • FONA Is One Of Chicago’s Best, Brightest Workplaces
    June 15, 2015
    For the 10th year in a row, the National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has named FONA International . . .
  • Second U.S. GoGo SqueeZ Plant Opens In Idaho
    June 11, 2015
    Materne North America, maker of GoGo SqueeZ pouch-pack applesauce, has officially begun production at its $85 million, 346,000-square-foot facility near Boise . . . .
  • Sensient Expands Plant To Serve Growing Demand
    June 11, 2015
    Ground has been broken for a 36,000-square-foot addition to Sensient Technologies Corp.’s manufacturing facility as part of its initiative to streamline its global flavors, colors and fragrances business. . . .
  • Callebaut Taps Unilever Exec As Next CEO
    June 10, 2015
    Antoine de Saint-Affrique, current president of Unilever Foods and a member of that company’s group executive . . .
  • Hygiene Monitoring System Confirms Sanitation Efficacy
    June 10, 2015
    Neogen Corp.’s AccuPoint Advanced ATP Hygiene Monitoring System can consistently detect bacteria and product residue in clean-in-place production lines in 20 seconds or less with increased accuracy, the company reports. . . .
  • Callebaut Buys American Almond Supplier
    June 9, 2015
    Artisanal nut-based ingredient manufacturer American Almond Products Co., Inc. has agreed to sell its manufacturing equipment, recipes, brands and customer portfolio to Barry Callebaut AG. . . .
  • Ampac’s E-Z SnackPak Wins Packaging Award
    June 8, 2015
    Ampac Holdings, LLC’s E-Z SnackPak was recognized for its innovativeness with an AmeriStar Award, given . . .
  • Foley Named McCormick & Co. President, North America
    June 5, 2015
    McCormick & Co., Inc. President U.S. Consumer Brendan Foley had been appointed President North America of the flavoring company, . . .
  • PMMI Taps Machinery Industry Vet For SVP
    June 5, 2015
    Glen Long has been named senior vice-president for the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies . . .
  • CHS Sunflower Contracts For Dutch Pasteurization Process
    June 4, 2015
    CHS, Inc. has signed an agreement with Royal Duyvis Wiener BV to implement the turnkey Log5 pasteurization process for its sunflower business, marking the first order globally for the new technology. . . .
  • Mondelez Links Retailers, Mobile Innovators
    June 4, 2015
    Mondelez International, Inc. is rolling out the second generation of its Mobile Futures concept with Shopper Futures, a mobile marketing venture that pairs its brands with North American entrepreneurs developing mobile and technology solutions for retail application. . . .
  • ADM Acquires Tree Nut, Seed Processing Facility
    June 3, 2015
    Expanding its ability to meet global demand for nuts and seeds, Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has acquired the lease to the processing plant and equipment of California Gold Almonds LLC . . .
  • Almond Industry Convenes Sustainability Meeting
    June 3, 2015
    Twelve organizations representing state agricultural groups, food processors and other stakeholders held their first meeting with the Almond Board of California to develop cross-sector strategies for addressing sustainability challenges. . . .
  • Roll Global Is Now The Wonderful Co.
    June 3, 2015
    Roll Global, which holds 10 brands in its portfolio, including Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Almonds and Teleflora, has renamed itself The Wonderful Co., effective June 1. . . .
  • App Provides Resources For Accurate Weighing
    June 2, 2015
    Expert information on weighing system design, regulatory compliance, quality and process improvements and equipment selection is available around the clock on Mettler-Toledo International Inc.’s new app. . . .
  • McCormick Appoints 2 To Board Of Directors
    June 1, 2015
    Michael Conway, president, global channel development, Starbucks Coffee Co., and Maritza G. Montiel, retired deputy CEO and vice-chairman, Deloitte LLP, are newly appointed members of McCormick & Co., Inc.’s board of directors. . . .

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April

  • Blue Diamond Introduces Almond Flour Line
    April 24, 2015
    Blue Diamond Almonds Global Ingredients Division is debuting a line of almond flour offering an alternative nutritional profile and textural options for commercial formulations, . . .
  • TNA Appoints Americas Processing Group Manager
    April 22, 2015
    Tim Reardon has been tapped as the new Americas Processing Group Solutions Manager for TNA . . .
  • Mariani, Ganeden Partner On Probiotic Line
    April 13, 2015
    Addressing consumers’ interest in functional foods, Mariani Packing Co. is collaborating with Ganeden Biotech, Inc. to develop a line of probiotic-enhanced dried fruit snacks and inclusions. . . .
  • Bell Appoints U.S., Canadian HR Executives
    April 10, 2015
    Adam Reidel, PHR, has been named human resources director and Mélanie Préville, CHRP, is now human resources manager for Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc.’s U.S. and Canadian headquarters offices, respectively. . . .
  • California Drought Puts Almond Crop At Risk
    April 10, 2015
    Almond growers are making tough business choices in response to a survey from the California Farm Water Coalition indicating more than 41 percent of the state’s irrigated farmland will receive no water in 2015. . . .
  • Schweitzer Named VP, Investor Relations at ADM
    April 10, 2015
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. has appointed Mark D. Schweitzer vice-president, investor relations, succeeding Christina Hahn.
  • Ampac Easy-To-Use Zip Pouch Resists Contaminants
    April 8, 2015
    Ampac Holdings, LLC’s stand-up pouch features a secure QuickZip hook-and-eye closure with rigid grips that permit easy opening and require minimal pressure to close, even if the zipper track is misaligned. . . .
  • Assay Quickly Identifies Multiple Tree Nut Contaminants
    April 6, 2015
    An easy-to-use 10-minute test that simultaneously detects the presence of as many as six tree nuts in a single sample is being launched by Neogen Corp. . . .
  • More Parents Seek ‘Natural’ Ingredients, Foods
    April 6, 2015
    Almost 80 percent of mothers say they are more likely to buy foods with naturally derived ingredients, and approximately two-thirds rely on product labels for nutrition information, according to an online survey. . . .
  • Palsgaard Debuts Ingredients to Improve Control, Efficiency
    April 6, 2015
    Palsgaard Inc. is unveiling emulsifiers for improving viscosity control in confectionery items and stabilizers . . .
  • McCormick Names Rimmer To Strategy & Development Team
    April 2, 2015
    Former Partner and Managing Director of the Boston Consulting Group Nneka Rimmer will be Senior Vice-President of Corporate Strategy & Development at McCormick & Co., effective March 16. . . .

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2014

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October

  • Bell Introduces Pepper Flavor Line
    October 31, 2014
    Ranging from sweet to fiery hot, a line of pepper flavors is being introduced by Bell Flavors . . .
  • WCF, Scientists, Breeders Collaborate To Conserve Unique Cocoa Species
    October 30, 2014
    The Americas Cacao Breeders Working Group, joining together breeders, scientists, related disciplines and industry members, is being launched at the Americas Cacao Breeders meeting in Turrialba, Costa Rica, October 29 through 31. . . .
  • Callebaut Europe Shifts Core CBEs
    October 28, 2014
    Effective November 3, The Barry Callebaut Group will begin using only Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) fully segregated core cocoa butter equivalents (CBEs) in all European operations, the company reports. . . .
  • Ampac Debuts Packaging Prototype Lab
    October 24, 2014
    iving manufacturers the ability to try out packaging concepts and design modifications, Ampac . . .
  • TNA Improves Metal Detection, Product Handling
    October 23, 2014
    Hyper-detect 5 metal detectors from TNA Australia Pty Ltd. feature improved identification abilities and the ability . . .
  • Nestlé Q3 Earnings Off Pace
    October 22, 2014
    Rising commodity costs, stagnant consumer demand and a strong Swiss franc are behind a 7.5 percent loss in revenue for the first nine months of 2014, Nestlé S.A. reports.
  • Foil Replacing Film Makes Strong, Puncture-Resistant Barrier
    October 21, 2014
    Flexi FoilFreeHB is an ultra-high barrier film that protects against moisture, oxygen and vapor and can be used . . .
  • Hayssen Flexible Systems Acquires Schib
    October 21, 2014
    Italian wrapping machine manufacturer Schib Packaging S.r.l. has become part of Hayssen Flexible Systems through a stock purchase agreement that extends the acquiring company's international reach. . . .
  • Three Appointed To Bell Management Teams
    October 20, 2014
    Marlene Espinosa, Melissa Scharoff and Eric Alexander have joined the production, laboratory and quality assurance management staffs, respectively, at Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. . . .
  • ADM Debuts Lower-Fat, British-Style Cocoa Powder
    October 17, 2014
    D11LA, a reduced-fat cocoa powder with a flavor reminiscent of traditional British chocolate from crumb, is being launched by Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) during the Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 show in Dubai, from November 9 through 11. . . .
  • Toray Plastics Activates Second Cogeneration Facility
    October 17, 2014
    A $23 million cogeneration system is online at Toray Plastics (America), Inc.’s North Kingstown campus, the second of two such units providing uninterruptible electricity and steam for the company’s Torayfan polypropylene film division and steam for its Lumirror polyester film operations. . . .
  • Ingredion Buying Specialty Ingredients Firm
    October 15, 2014
    A definitive agreement to acquire specialty ingredient supplier Penford Corp. has been put into action by Ingredion . . .
  • ADM Purchasing Natural, Organic Ingredient Supplier
    October 13, 2014
    Chicago — Specialty Commodities Inc. (SCI) is being acquired by Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) for $170 million . . .
  • Glaze Sprayer Eliminates Plugs
    October 7, 2014
    A glaze spraying system designed for candy and snacks was developed by GOE-Amherst Stainless Fabrication, LLC that can eliminate problems . . .
  • McCormick’s Q3 Sales, Profits Up
    October 2, 2014
    McCormick & Co. reports third quarter sales rose three percent and operating income climbed by six percent, year on year. . . .
  • ADM Completes Wild Flavor Acquisition
    October 1, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) has completed the acquisition of Wild Flavors GmbH and will form . . .

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January

  • NECCO Reprises ‘Color Your Own’ Contest
    January 6, 2014
    For the second consecutive year, The New England Confectionery Co. (NECCO) invites children aged five to 12 to enter its “Color Your Own” Sweethearts contest for an opportunity to win prizes and see their sayings featured on the company’s conversation hearts. . . .

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