Müller secures long term partnership with Biffa to drive plastic use

UK – Müller has secured a long-term partnership with Biffa, a waste management company headquartered in High Wycombe, UK, in a deal that will allow the dairy company to meet increased demand for packaging made […]

Firmenich achieves 100% renewable electricity worldwide ahead of schedule

SWITZERLAND – The Swiss flavor and fragrance company, Firmenich has announced that it has achieved 100% renewable electricity for all its operations globally ahead of schedule. In 2015, the flavor house set an industry-leading goal […]

Thermo Fisher adds new X-ray inspection system for the packaged food industry

USA – Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched a new X-ray detection system that enables food processors to find a wider range of foreign objects in harsh washdown environments than existing IP69K metal detectors can identify. […]

Supply chain optimization: Major challenges facing food & beverage companies

UK – The food and beverage industry faces a lengthy list of unique challenges in terms of logistics and supply chain management – right from volatile commodity pricing and inventory management to high demand uncertainty. […]

Duravant expands food processing solutions portfolio with acquisition of WECO

USA – Automated food processing equipment supplier, Duravant has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based optical sorting technology provider for fruits and nuts, Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO). WECO has been supplying optical sorting technology […]

Kemin Industries launches new antimicrobial solution for the food industry in Asia

SINGAPORE – Kemin Industries, a global ingredient supplier for the food and beverage industry, has launched the BactoCEASE, its all-natural food safety solution for the meat, poultry and seafood to the Asia-Pacific region. Kemin explains […]

DSM to acquire Glycom for US$826m to accelerate growth in early life nutrition

NETHERLANDS – Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition and health has secured a deal to acquire human milk oligosaccharides supplier Glycom for €765 million (US$826m). Founded in 2005, Glycom is a Danish company […]

Flexible packaging supplier ProAmpac to build Collaboration & Innovation Center

USA – ProAmpac, a flexible packaging manufacturer for the food and beverage industry has announced that it will be constructing a Collaboration & Innovation Center at its manufacturing facility near Rochester, New York. The new […]

DuPont appoints new CEO and CFO to accelerate operational performance improvement

USA – The global biosciences company, DuPont has appointed the company’s current Executive Chairman Edward D. Breen to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer. The company has also appointed Lori D. Koch, Vice President […]

Atlantic Packaging acquires Coastal Corrugated custom packaging solutions

USA – Atlantic Packaging, the packaging solution subsidiary of Atlantic Corporation, has acquired South Carolina-based corrugated packaging supplier, Coastal Corrugated for an undisclosed sum. Coastal Packaging will join the North Carolina headquartered Atlantic Corporation diverse […]