McCain Foods to invests US$300m to expand production capacity in Washington

USA – Frozen potato and snack food products manufacturer, McCain Foods USA has initiated construction of a US$300 million expansion project in Washington, US. The company said the investment includes a new state-of-the-art battered and […]

Ball Corp to build US$200m aluminum cups manufacturing site in US

USA – Aluminum packaging solutions provider, Ball Corporation will be investing approximately US$200 million in constructing  its first dedicated aluminum cups manufacturing facility in Georgia, US. Ball Corporation said that the facility will serve the […]

Cargill plans US$225m investment to expand its Sidney soybean processing facility

USA – Multinational agribusiness company, Cargill is planning to invest US$225 million at its soybean crush and refined oils facility in Sidney, Ohio to modernize its operations and expand the facility’s crush capacity. Cargill said that […]

Danone enters into a strategic partnership with plant-based food firm Forager

USA – Danone Manifesto Ventures, the venture arm of global food and beverage company Danone, has made a minority investment in San Francisco-based plant-based food and beverages company Forager Project. Through the investment, Danone Venture […]

China to intensify international cooperation to enhance food security

CHINA – China will be intensifying international cooperation with other countries to jointly enhance global food security as well as continue to expand and diversify sources of food imports to balance its own food security. […]

Owen’s Craft Mixers raises US$3m in funding round to accelerate expansion

USA – Owen’s Craft Mixers, a New York-based tonic water and mixer producer has raised US$3 million in a Series A funding round to support its expansion. The funding round was led by Chicago-based Levy […]

Bühler supports upcoming feed technology center in University of Illinois

USA – The Swiss-based grain and feed processing equipment supplier, Buhler will be availing US$1 million worth of equipment to the University of Illinois to support establishment of the Feed Technology Center. The company will […]

Kind acquires Creative Snacks to expand in the health and wellness market

USA – New-York based snacks manufacturer, Kind Healthy Snacks has acquired Creative Snacks as the company seeks to expand its share of the healthy snacking market through a new broadened product portfolio and multi-brand approach. […]

Walmart chief executive for US Greg Foran to step down early 2020

USA – Walmart Inc has announced that its chief executive in charge US operations, Greg Foran will be leaving the company at the end of January 2020. The American retailer has appointed the head of […]

USDA reduces United States’ corn and soybean production forecasts to five-year low

USA – The U.S. Department of Agriculture in a recent report placed the projected production of corn in the Unites States at 13.779 billion bushels, down by 19.816 million bushels from the September forecast. In […]