Bartlett Milling invests in capacity expansion as foreign demand fuel rise in US corn and sorghum exports

US – Bartlett Milling has announced plans to invest as much as US$28 million to expand and upgrade its mill operations in Wilson’s Mills, North Carolina to better serve its customers in North and South Carolina. Bartlett Milling produces a full line of commercial patent flours for bakeries, restaurants, and institutional foodservice operations such as schools and hospitals. “We are excited about expanding our operations to better serve our customers in North and South Carolina,” said Bob Knief, president of Bartlett, a Kansas City, Missouri, US-based company that is part…

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DSM launches new yogurt culture to help manufacturers meet clean label requirements

NETHERLANDS – DSM, a Dutch multinational health and nutrition company, has extended its yogurt culture portfolio to include DelvoFresh YS-042 that helps manufacturers meet clean label requirements without compromising on quality. According to a statement from DSM, the new culture enables dairy processors to create stirred yogurt that stays “extra mild, creamy and thick throughout its shelf life,” without the need for extra texturizers. “Manufacturers can reduce the number of thickening agents and added proteins needed to create a creamy and thick stirred yogurt with the DelvoFresh YS-042 culture,” says…

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Wholestone Farms to establish US$500m pork facility in South Dakota as Hill’s Pet Nutrition invests in a new plant in Kansas

US – Wholestone Farms, a farmer-owned pork producer, has announced plans to build a new pork harvest and processing facility in South Dakota, United States. According to Wholestone Farms, the project will cost about US$500 million and will initially see the employment of more than 1,100 people. “Wholestone Farms and its farmer-owners have a strong culture of corporate citizenship and with many of our members currently living and doing business in the area, we look forward to being a preferred employer and impactful participant in the Sioux Falls community,” said…

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