TreeHouse Foods reorganizes its business into two divisions to optimize operations

USA – American food processing company, TreeHouse Foods has announced a series of organizational changes designed to optimize the business and further create value for customers. Beginning in the first quarter its 2020 financial year, TreeHouse […]

Hodo secures investment to expand production of plant-based foods

USA – California based plant-based foods company, Hodo, has announced a Series B investment from venture capital firm, Renewal Funds. The company makes a range of organic soy-based products ranging from plain firm tofu to […]

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. […]

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 […]

Entrepreneurial Equity Partners completes acquisition of Kronos Foods

USA – Entrepreneurial Equity Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on making investments in the food and consumer packaged goods industries, has acquired Kronos Foods Corp. Headquartered in Illinois, USA, Kronos Foods is a […]

JBS to launch new Fibrio line and range of plant-based foods

BRAZIL – JBS has announced that its will be launching a range of plant-based foods and further expand its Friboi portfolio by introducing a new brand focused on healthiness and sustainability. Seara, the chicken division […]

Rich Products makes three acquisitions to accelerate growth

USA – Rich Products, a New-York based food company, has announced the expansion of its product portfolio with three acquisitions in the seafood and baked goods industry. Rich Products has acquired Rizzuto Foods, a Pacific […]

Profound nutritional understanding to propel the global fruit snacks market over US$9bn

WORLD – The global landscape of the food industry is rapidly transforming across all fronts and health foods are no longer a niche group – as they are starting to incorporate more mainstream food trends. While […]

Declining sales dent Kraft Heinz growth as turnaround plan expected to take time

USA – The Kraft Heinz Company reported a 5.1% decline in net sales to US$6.5 billion in the full 2019 financial year as the company continue to struggle with heightened competition from private-label brands. The […]