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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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August

  • Toray Adds Two To Management Team
    August 26, 2014
    Joining Toray Plastics (America), Inc. as business managers are Anne Ballard and Gregg Ockun . . .
  • ADM Moves HQ, Customer Center To Chicago
    August 25, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) today opened its global headquarters and customer center in the former United Building on 77 West Wacker Drive.
  • Bell Mexico Earns SQF Level 3
    August 25, 2014
    The Bell Flavors & Fragrances facility in Guadalajara, Mexico, has attained SQF Level 3 Certification. . .
  • Inclusion Technologies Buys AnaCon Foods Assets
    August 22, 2014
    Ingredient and management company Inclusion Technologies, LLC is acquiring the assets of AnaCon Foods Co., Inc. for an undisclosed price. . . .
  • Hahn To Lead ADM Investor Relations
    August 21, 2014
    Five months after joining Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) as director, corporate strategy & competitive analysis, Christina Hahn has been promoted to vice-president, investor relations and competitive analysis. . . .
  • Callebaut Expands Presence In South America
    August 20, 2014
    With the opening of its new factory in Santiago, Chile, The Barry Callebaut Group is further extending its operations network in Latin America. . . .
  • Cargill Expands R&D Facility For Client Collaboration
    August 20, 2014
    Cargill, Inc.’s $5.5 million expansion of its Food Innovation Center in Plymouth, MN, has been designed to enable manufacturers with limited R&D resources to work cost effectively with its researchers on product development, the company reports. . . .
  • Cargill Selected As Exclusive U.S. Trehalose Source
    August 17, 2014
    Under an agreement with Hayashibara Co., Ltd., Cargill, Inc. has gained exclusive rights to distribute the grain starch product Treha in the U.S. and Europe, according to Cargill. . . .
  • Five Join FFS Staff
    August 8, 2014
    Rubino, Lopez, Velez, Hickey and Seecharran join the team at Flavor & Fragrance Specialties, Inc. . .
  • Cavanna Packaging Names Key Account Manager
    August 7, 2014
    Graham Nice has been appointed key account sales & marketing manager for Cavanna Packaging . . .
  • Seawind Foods Sets Strategy For Growth
    August 7, 2014
    All-natural dehydrated fruit, vegetable, and spice producer Seawind Foods unveils a new company structure and plans for expansion into new markets . . .
  • Spurgeon Leads Eriez Metal Detection Business
    August 5, 2014
    Ray Spurgeon assumes the role of product manager-metal detection at Eriez . . .
  • Bell Launches Four Global Markets Websites
    August 1, 2014
    Aiming to reach customers in Brazil, Canada, China and Mexico, Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. has launched four country-specific websites . . .

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March

  • Cargill, Copersucar Forming Joint Sugar Venture
    March 27, 2014
    The global sugar trading activities of Cargill, Inc. and Brazilian firm Copersucar S.A. are being combined into a joint venture . . .
  • Cargill Expands Specialty Cocoa Liquor Facilities
    March 25, 2014
    An investment of $13 million has been made by Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate to upgrade its specialty cocoa liquor facilities . . .
  • Powder Stabilizes, Intensifies Sour-Sanded Candy
    March 25, 2014
    Purac Powder MA is a 55 percent malic acid powder coating specifically developed for sour-sanded confectionery manufacturing by Corbion. . . .
  • Searle Joins GOE
    March 25, 2014
    Norm Searle has joined GOE-Amherst Stainless Steel Fabrications, LLC and will be responsible for sales and marketing activities . . .
  • TNA Names Avelange VP For Americas
    March 24, 2014
    TNA Australia Pty Ltd. reports it has appointed Patrick Avelange vice-president . . .
  • Theegarten Revamps Website, Corporate Designs
    March 21, 2014
    Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the merger between Rose-Theegarten and Pactec, Theegarten-Pactec GmbH & Co. KG is updating the design . . .
  • California Facility Screens, Inspects Food Pack
    March 18, 2014
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has opened a Product Assurance Services and Solutions (PASS) facility in Sunnyvale, CA, to provide West coast-based candy and snack manufacturers with off-site and on-site packaged product screening, the company reports. . . .
  • ADM Appoints Three Managers
    March 12, 2014
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. has promoted Chris Boerm to president, grain, with responsibilities for overseeing the company’s export grain business, grain merchandizing operations and destination marketing, ADM reports. . . .
  • TNA's Intelli-Flav Seasons Continuously, Consistently
    March 10, 2014
    TNA Australia Pty Ltd. introduces its Intelli-Flav automated slurry mixing and application system that deposits seasoning continuously and evenly on salty and baked snacks and extruded products, the company claims. . . .
  • Ingredion Develops Sweetness-Description Language
    March 6, 2014
    Sweetabulary is a descriptive language tool that can help translate technical solutions for desired sweetness in a product profile . . .
  • Penford Acquires Gum Technology
    March 5, 2014
    Specialty starch manufacturer Penford Corp. has purchased Gum Technology Corp., which makes hydrocolloid stabilizing systems, for an undisclosed sum, according to Penford. . . .

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February

  • Winkler Plastic Rebrands As Nuconic
    February 28, 2014
    To highlight recent reinvestments and improved processes for its business, Winkler Plastic, LLC is changing its name to Nuconic Packaging . . .
  • Bell Debuts Revamped U.S. Website
    February 26, 2014
    Bell Flavors and Fragrances, Inc. has redesigned its website, bellff.com, for the U.S. market . . .
  • ADM COO Luciano Appointed President
    February 25, 2014
    Juan R. Luciano becomes the 12th president of the Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM), effective immediately. He will continue to serve as the company’s chief operating officer, and will report to Chairman and CEO Patricia A. Woertz, the company reports. . . .
  • Holocher Joins FONA As Director Of Customer Innovation
    February 25, 2014
    FONA International Inc. reports Peter Holocher is now the company’s Director of Customer Innovation. . . .
  • McCormick & Co. Expects Strong Growth in 2014
    February 21, 2014
    Seasonings giant McCormick & Co., Inc. anticipates 2014 will bring annual sales growth of three to five percent and an increase in operating income of between six and eight percent, according to the company’s presentation at the annual conference of the Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY), held at the Boca Raton Resort and Club held February 17 to 21. . . .
  • Callebaut Acquires Remaining Shares Of Biolands
    February 20, 2014
    Barry Callebaut AG has acquired the remaining 51 percent of shares in Biolands International . . .
  • Kendall’s Kansas Plant Earns GFSI Certification
    February 20, 2014
    Kendall Packaging Corp.’s manufacturing operation in Pittsburg, KS, has achieved Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000:Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 223 as recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), the company reports. . . .
  • Bell Promotes Kelli Heinz
    February 18, 2014
    Kelli Heinz is the Director of Marketing & Industry Affairs for Bell Flavors & Fragrances, Inc., the company reports. . . .
  • Fruit-, Vegetable-Based Colors For Chocolate Debut
    February 18, 2014
    Exberry OD, a line of natural colors derived from fruit and vegetables, is oil-dispersible and ideal for chocolate applications
  • FONA To Share Flavor Science Course With Teachers
    February 13, 2014
    FONA International, Inc. will host 40 teachers from neighboring DuPage County at a “Science Behind the Flavor” course on February 28 through its Discover FONA program, the company reports. . . .
  • Winkler Names Diaz Director Of Operations, Engineering
    February 10, 2014
    Francisco Diaz has been named director of operations and engineering for thermoformed plastic containers supplier Winkler Plastic, LLC . . .
  • Ganeden Biotech Debuts Redesigned Webite
    February 7, 2014
    Probiotic-derived ingredient supplier Ganeden Biotech, Inc. has resigned its website, ganedenbiotech.com . . .
  • Toray Debuts Foil Replacing, Overwrap Lamination Film
    February 5, 2014
    Torayfan PC5, a metalized BOPP film that can be used to replace foils, in tri-lamination and as an overwrap . . .
  • Baker Perkins Unveils New Website
    February 4, 2014
    Baker Perkins, Ltd.’s redesigned website, bakerperkinsgroup.com, provides manufacturers of candy, snacks and cookies with new features and more intuitive navigation capability, the company reports. . . .
  • FONA Hires Two, Gains Certified Flavorist
    February 4, 2014
    Julie Liska has been joined by FONA International, Inc. as customer development director, while Terri Bell has been hired as account executive . . .

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January

  • AAK Restructures Management, Changing Name
    January 17, 2014
    Three have been appointed to new positions at AarhusKarlshamn AB (AAK), which is also looking to legally . . .
  • Packaging Materials Provider Promotes Three
    January 10, 2014
    Chris Voght has been promoted to senior direct of sales for Toray Plastics (America), Inc., while Franco Chicarella becomes national sales manager and Laurtiz Goodrich is senior manager of the strategic alliance group . . .
  • Bunge Names Allard CFO
    January 9, 2014
    George Allard has been promoted to CFO of Bunge North America, replacing Todd Bastean, who will become CEO . . .
  • RockTenn Receives Recycled Paperboard Certification
    January 8, 2014
    Rock-Tenn Co. (RockTenn) has received certification under the 100 percent Recycled Paperboard Alliance’s newly launched certification program

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2013

November

  • X-Ray Machine Developed For Tall Packs
    November 20, 2013
    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.’s Xpert S400 x-ray machine is specifically designed to detect metal, glass, dense plastic and foreign objects in vertical pack formats such as cartons and standup pouches
  • Theegarten-Pactec Plans $40.3M Expansion
    November 14, 2013
    Packaging systems manufacturer Theegarten-Pactec will break ground in 2014 on a $40.3 million, 538,000-square-foot expansion of its office and production facility
  • Callebaut Sustainability Program Reaches 110K Farmers
    November 13, 2013
    Barry Callebaut AG has reached 110,000 farmers across Africa with its Cocoa Horizons farmer training and sustainability program

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