International Dairy Foods Association recommends reform for dairy product manufacturing

US – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDA) has recommended areas for regulatory reform for dairy product manufacturing, claiming the current regulations are overly burdensome, out-dated and barriers to innovation. According to the association, it is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize out-dated standards of identity for dairy products revise overly burdensome…

BBF acquires Greencore PLC’s Cake and Desserts manufacturing facility

UK - Bright Blue Foods Limited, manufacturer of a wide range of quality cakes has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the cake and dessert manufacturing facility in Hull from Greencore PLC. The cake and desserts manufacturing facility will operate under the leadership of Jonathan Lill as CEO who will receive support…

GEA develops new machine design to optimize flavor manufacturing

GERMANY – Technology solutions provider GEA Group has developed a new machine design for flavor manufacturers that ensure consistent, high quality flavour products. The new machine design incorporates new control and cleaning elements that will ensure a clean and safe production process, right from raw materials reception to production of the finished products. According to…

Campbell closes manufacturing facility in Canada, to move HQ

CANADA – Campbell Soup has closed down its manufacturing plant at Toronto with plans to move to Canadian Headquarters and its commercial operations to a new location in Greater Toronto Area. The plans to consolidate its operations were in alignment to its earlier strategy on promoting cost-saving strategies. The plant closure will affect 380 employees.…

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