Cayuga Milk and Ingredia partner on non-GMO dairy ingredients

USA - Cayuga Milk has partnered with Ingredia, a producer of milk powders, milk proteins, functional systems and innovative bioactives, to supply the later with non-GMO project verified ultra-filtered milk, MPC and MPI. Non-GMO Project Verification stated that the non-GMO sector promises a good market and a bigger one in the near future given a…

ADM to invest US$196 million to upgrade Iowa grain facility

USA - Archer Daniels Midland Co. has plans to investment approximately US$196 million at its grain processing facility in Clinton, Iowa- according to a report by World Grain. According to ADM, the funding will help deliver on expansion and modernisation scheme. US$146.5 million funding was set aside for purchasing new machinery and equipment, US$39.1 million…

Ardent Mills names Chris Meyerpeter as new CIO

USA - Ardent Mills, supplier of multi-use flours and whole grains in the North American market has appointed Chris Meyerpeter as new Chief Information officer and a member of the company’s senior leadership team. According to the company, Meyerpeter will play the role of overseeing the information technology function, reporting to John Barton, chief financial…

Califia Farms launches non-dairy, plant-based probiotic yogurt line

USA - The US-based maker of almond milks, creamers, cold brew coffees, juices and other natural, non-GMO beverages announced the launch of a new line of dairy free probiotic yogurt drinks to expand on its wide range of plant-based beverages. The new yogurts are fermented using the Califia culture blend flavored with real fruit to…

Coca-Cola launches specially crafted beverages into craft soda market

USA - Coca-Cola has returned to its artisanal roots with the release of two new specially crafted beverages, combining the timeless taste of Coca-Cola with peach flavor sourced from peaches grown in Georgia and raspberry flavor sourced from raspberries grown in California. According to the company, it hopes to capitalize on the growing popularity of…

JM Smucker recalls dog food, potentially contaminated with Euthanasia Drug

USA - JM Smucker, manufacturer and marketer of branded food and beverage products across the coffee, consumer foods and pet food retail chain has voluntarily recalled dog food, said to be potentially contaminated with Euthanasia, a drug used as a seductive euthanizer or anaesthetic for animals. The voluntary recall includes specific shipments of Gravy Train, Kibbles…

Mid Iowa Cooperative acquires a minority equity stake in Sinclair Elevator

USA - Mid Iowa Cooperative has reached an agreement to acquire a minority equity stake in some companies affiliated to Sinclair Elevator LLC. According to the terms of the agreement, Mid Iowa will acquire Sinclair’s grain, feed and crop business at a site near Parkersburg, Iowa, US, with future right to buy additional equity in…

DuPont launches new enzyme strengthening solution for bakery

USA - DuPont Health and Nutrition has announced the launch of a new enzyme strengthening solution, POWERBake 6000 that adds tolerance and consistency in particularly bread and buns. DuPont said that it will be launching a range of strengthener products at the ASB Baking Tech 2018. The new product develops dough with sufficient strength, essential…