A packaged peanut product prepared by providing fresh in-shell green peanuts, boiling the peanuts in a salted hot water bath, air cooling the peanuts after boiling to cool the peanuts to a temperature range of between 100.degree. F. to 175.degree. F., packaging the peanuts into a high gas barrier container when the peanuts are within the temperature range of 100.degree. F. to 175.degree. F., vacuum sealing the container to remove air and seal the container, submerging the container with the peanuts in a cold tap water bath until the peanuts are chilled to the temperature of the cold tap water bath, and storing the container with the peanuts in a refrigerated condition, whereby the texture and flavor of fresh green peanuts can be preserved for an extended period of time by inhibiting enzymatic activity and microbial growth in the green peanuts without artificial preservatives or extensive high temperature pasteurization and processing.
10 April 2013 - Chocolate conglomerates are handing out 20,000 tonnes of special cocoa fertilizer for free to farmers in Ivory Coast to help boost yields and secure bean supplies in the world's No. 1 grower.
Aug 11 - Ethiopia's Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday he would look into claims Ethiopian coffee exporters have been defaulting on contracts since U.S. arabica futures hit a 12-1/2-year high.
1 July 2013 - Mozzarella Fresca in Tipton, California, plans to close its Italian cheese manufacturing plant, resulting in 144 job losses.
A method of the preparation of a tomato-based product containing protein is described, including combining a first set if ingredients such as onion and oil into a mixture, cooking the mixture adding a additional ingredients to the mixture whereas said ingredients include tomato-based ingredients and an effective amount of cultured dextrose and possibly water, continuing to cook the mixture, possibly at a temperature of 160 to 170 Fahrenheit, combining a third set of ingredients into the mixture including a protein, possibly a sea food such as tuna, further cooking the mixture, perhaps at a temperature of around 170 Fahrenheit for around 5 to 7 minutes, raising the temperature of the mixture to around 195 degrees Fahrenheit and maintaining that temperature for around 15 minutes, placing said mixture in containers such as jars and finally sealing the jars.
13 July - Branded Consumer Goods posted 2% turnover growth. Organic turnover growth in the period was 0.5%, adjusted for the loss of a distribution agreement within Orkla Confectionery & Snacks. Orkla continued to achieve good growth in Finland and Central Europe. Orkla Food Ingredients made fine progress in the second quarter due to higher sales of ice cream ingredients.
26 September 2016- The director of Brazilian chocolate brand Garoto has expressed hope that the company's full acquisition by Nestle should be formalized shortly, in an interview with local press source G1.
30 October 2013 - All categories are set for growth, but Chocolate is expected to grow at the fastest rate, according to a new report by Canadean.
28 April 2014 - According to new research by Canadean, export centric milk industries are facing challenges from increasing legislation and quotas of neighbouring countries, intending to shelter their own industries from imports.
09 July 2018- The Australian Dairy Farms Group (the Group or AHF) board is very pleased to be able to advise shareholders that Camperdown Dairy's participation in the organic dairy products market will this month, reach across all current Camperdown Dairy segments (milks, butters and yoghurts).
14 February 2019- Nestle will soon be selling a new range of coffee products under the Starbucks brand in grocery stores and online. In a statement...
9 July 2008 – Local media report that Migros, Switzerland's largest retailer, plans to export its Aproz mineral water to the US and even further away, causing an outcry amongst Swiss politicians.
Kampala, Uganda, Feb. 18 - Current growth in global coffee production is insufficient to halt the ongoing coffee price rally, president of the U.S. research and marketing services provider, J Ganes Consulting LLC, has said.
Tokyo, June 15, 2005 - Kirin Brewery Company, Limited ("Kirin Brewery"), Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd. ("Yakult Honsha"), and Kirin Beverage Corporation ("Kirin Beverage") today signed a memorandum of agreement to form a business alliance within Japan centering on health foods and functional foods*.
Zurich, June 25, 2009 - As communicated earlier, Barry Callebaut, the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality cocoa and chocolate products, is currently negotiating with Spanish Natra S.A. the binding terms and conditions of the business combination and ancillary agreements relating to the planned combination of their European consumer chocolate businesses in a yet-to-be-formed sub-holding called Natra Chocolates.
30 November 2017- Japan's Rokko Butter Company has announced an investment worth JPY 23.6 billion (USD 211 million) in a new cheese plant with an output of around 40,000 tons per year.
19 October 2016 - Global dairy prices rose in an overnight auction on Tuesday paring losses from the previous auction earlier this month, and adding to economists' expectations prices are recovering as supply tightens.
May 8 - Saudi Arabian dairy producer Almarai Co plans to raise at least $500 million from the sale of a debut international Islamic bond to help to finance ambitious growth plans, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
October 6 2010 - Danish-Swedish dairy company Arla Foods is to streamline its production of sliced cheese.
08 August 2018- Fonterra has announced a joint venture partnership with one of India's largest consumer companies, Future Consumer Ltd, to produce a range of consumer and foodservice dairy products that will help meet the growing demand for high-quality dairy nutrition in India.
06 March 2017- At the end of March, the Supreme Court of the United States will be hearing oral arguments in a case that originated in the food industry but whose effects will impact all of patent law.
24 February 2016- Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. ("Keurig") (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced that at a special meeting today, Keurig's stockholders formally approved the previously announced merger agreement relating to the proposed transaction between Keurig and a JAB-led investor group. Subject to the terms and conditions of the merger agreement, at the effective time of the merger, each share of Keurig common stock will be cancelled and converted into the right to receive $92.00 in cash.
Natural cheese which comprises a lactic acid bacterium belonging to Lactobacillus gasseri having a disinfection potency against Helicobacter pylori, and a method for producing the natural cheese.
Pittsburgh, Feb. 18, 2009 - At the Annual Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference in Boca Raton, Florida, Heinz (NYSE: HNZ) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer William R. Johnson reaffirmed Heinz's fiscal year 2009 earnings per share outlook of $2.87 to $2.91, a growth rate of 9% to 11%.
29 October 2013 – The Chinese government will tighten rules again on makers of infant formula to promote the use of breast feeding, state media said on Tuesday, banning pictures of children on packaging and formula companies from promoting their wares in hospitals.
27 September 2012 – EU milk production fell in early Q3 2012, due to being adversely impacted through July and early August by wet and cold weather, particularly in the western member states, according to Rabobank.
Carlsberg Group has today updated on its journey to create the world's first 'paper' beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres that is both...
05 December 2018- Fonterra and Chinese infant formula company Beingmate have reached a provisional agreement to end their Darnum joint venture.
Las Vegas, November 13, 2007 - Coffee Pacifica, Inc. announced today that its China Joint Venture partners have secured a location for the first specialty gourmet café in Shanghai, China. The café will be known as "Uncommon Grounds Coffee." Coffee Pacifica will derive revenue from the sale of roasted coffees and 20% of the net revenue from its interest in the Joint Venture. All coffees sold by the Joint Venture in their café in China will feature specially created artisan roasted coffee blends by Uncommon Grounds Inc., our roaster in Berkeley, California, and air-freighted daily to maintain the freshness. Further information about additional locations, opening dates and other cafe openings will be provided at a later date.
July 15 - Laos is growing arabica coffee at a fast pace as it seeks better market value for the higher-quality beans to make up for declining output of robusta due to poor planting, said an executive from a major Vietnam coffee company on Friday.
05 November 2018- As a part of the Dairy Division's bid to increase efficiencies and maximise its manufacturing the company plans to build a new facility, in Port-Coquitlam, British Columbia better serving the market in Western Canada.
Premium food and drink brand Snaffling Pig has closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube securing GBP 1,286,000 in total funding. Starting as a a...
20 September 2012 - China's Bright Dairy & Food Co Ltd has been ordered by the Shanghai government to recall a cheese product for babies as it includes an additive banned for years, a Shanghai government newspaper said on Thursday.
06 September 2016- Specialty foods marketer and manufacturer, Inventure Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNAK), announces today an expansion of its existing kettle-cooked potato chip manufacturing capacities to add four new 300-pound commercial kettles and appropriate potato processing equipment to its Bluffton, Ind. manufacturing facility. The move provides a 50 percent increase to current kettle-cooked capacity, resulting in an additional 100,000 pounds of finished product per week.
29 March 2017 - Beston Global Food Company Limited ('BFC', 'Beston' or the 'Company') is pleased to announce that premium quality Parmesan cheese is back in production at Murray Bridge after a five-year hiatus.
30 October 2015- New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra said on Friday it has sold off its 9 percent shareholding in Australia's Bega Cheese Ltd for A$74 million ($52.7 million) as it needs to free up capital for more profitable investments.
Jan 31 - Mexico's corn harvest will likely be smaller than expected this year, after coming in below expectations last year, due to a devastating drought, Agriculture Minister Francisco Mayorga said on Tuesday.
Washington, Jan. 4 - The beverage and retail industries took a stand today for their already over-taxed customers by filing a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the city of Chicago's new 5-cent-per-bottle tax on bottled water, which amounts to an astounding 30 percent tax on a case of safe, healthy bottled water.
1 December 2016 - The largest coalition of food producers in the UK's history has today come together for the first time to call for tariff-free access to the Single Market and continued access to a competent and reliable workforce in order for British food and farming to flourish post-Brexit.
4 March 2010 - Fonterra has said that three of its four plants in Chile, run by its Soprole subsidiary, are operating on a limited basis while the fourth is subject to assessment after the February 27th earthquake.
11 August 2015 - Recent rapidly growing interest in protein content has been of particular benefit to the meat snacks market, where many products are naturally high in protein and have made increasing use of high-in-protein or source-of-protein claims.
Malaysian diary manufacturer, Fraser & Neave Holdings said it will be investing RM 180 million (USD 50.1 million) to expand the company’s production capacity...
4 October 2007 - In July, Cadbury Schweppes launched “Bubbaloo”, its new bubble gum with liquid filling, on the Indian market – a new brand but with a similarity in name to two other chewing gums already present in India: “Big Babol” and “Boomer”.
07 February 2019- Burton’s Biscuit Company has acquired sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer, Thomas Fudge’s from Livingbridge private equity investors. No financial details have...
15 February 2011 - Swiss confectionery firms sold 31,001 tons of sweets and other confectionery products in 2010, a 6.1% increase compared with 2009, according to data from Biscosuisse, which said that sales also increased in export markets.
Seattle, Aug. 14 - Starbucks Corp. will start selling packages of premium "drinking chocolate" nuggets in U.S. grocery stores and other retail outlets this fall after an exorbitantly rich chocolate drink failed in stores two years ago.
3 September 2008 - NATRA takes a step forward in its consolidation as one of the leading groups in food production and commercialization of products derived from cocoa and chocolate by opening its first sales office in China and a second office in the United States.
The invention relates to a coffee beverage composition being devoid of significant contents of oil and insoluble particulates, comprising (a) at least 15% based on the total weight of coffee solids of total mannose, wherein the free mannose content is less than 50% by weight of the total mannose content, and (b) less than 1,000 ppm on a total coffee solids basis of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural, and to a process for producing a soluble coffee extract, comprising the steps: (i) combining roast and ground coffee with water, (ii) adding hydrolase enzymes, (iii) wet-milling to a mean particle size of about 10 to about 250 .mu.m, (iv) treating the reaction mixture by exposing it to a temperature in the range of about 20.degree. C. to about 90.degree. C., preferably about 50.degree. C. to about 60.degree. C., and (v) circulating the reaction mixture through a cross-flow semi-permeable membrane separation device where the soluble coffee extract is obtained as permeate.
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A method of producing cream from milk which comprises concentrating milk with the use of a membrane, then separating cream from the milk and pasteurizing the cream, wherein the dissolved oxygen concentration in the milk is lowered before the pasteurization to give cream being excellent in flavor and physical properties; a method of producing a fatty food or a fat-containing food having an excellent flavor by using the above-described cream as the starting material; and the cream being excellent in flavor and physical properties and the fatty food or the fat-containing food having an excellent flavor which are obtained by the production methods as described above.
18 October 2018 – Plant based ingredient company Roquette has signed a partnership agreement with Israeli seed breeding Company Equinom Ltd for the development and sourcing of new pea varieties with high-protein content.
The purpose of the present invention is to provide, as fat for non-tempered chocolate, a fat composition which can contain less trans fats and more cacao materials such as cocoa butter and cocoa mass, and has good melting and snapping properties. The present invention is accomplished on the basis of a finding that a transesterified fat having a specific fatty acid composition is effective against the problem as well as knowledge that a combination of the fat composition with a specific emulsifier is effective for the problem. The present invention provides fat for chocolate and chocolate which has a strong chocolate flavor and good melting and snapping properties such that health risks linked to trans fats can be avoided.
The present invention relates to starch compositions which contain starch and additives. The starch has a weight average molecular weight ranging from about 1,000 to about 2,000,000. The additives can be plasticizers or diluents. The composition containing the starch and the additive is formed by means of passing the composition through a die to produce fibers, foams or films. These compositions have an extensional viscosity in the range from about 50 to about 20,000 pascal seconds. The starch compositions preferably contain a polymer that is substantially compatible with starch and has a weight-average molecular weight of at least 500,000.
14 December 2005 - A new type of sugar has been approved for use in food by the Food Standards Agency.
13 February 2008 - A. Zorbas & Sons, a leading bakery chain in Cyprus, plans to expand its operations to Romania by initially opening 2 to 3 outlets in the country and a further few before the end of 2008.
24 January 2019- Irish nutrition company Glanbia has begun stockpiling products in Britain as it works on the assumption that Britain will leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, its chief executive said.
11 January 2008 – Harry-Brot is to build a new factory in Soltau, Germany, in a bid to take advantage of strong growth in the frozen bakery sector, according to a press release from the Soltau local government.
14 December 2018- Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. and DMK Group (DMK) signed a contract manufacturing agreement for the production of mozzarella cheese. The agreement will become effective in 2019.
1 December 2005 - COBHAM, UK—01 December 05— Cargill is to invest Euro17 million (US$20 million) in its OCG industrial chocolate plant in Mouscron, Belgium.
21 November 2012 - UK confectionery firm Tangerine plans to close its plant in Poole, Dorset, and transfer production to its other sites in the north of England.
Beaumont Juice, Inc. (d/b/a Perricone Juices) announced today that it has agreed to purchase all of the remaining shares of United Juice Companies of...
The invention is directed to a bakeable icing for use with a ready-to-use dough. The icing is prepared from functional whey protein, and sweetener and spreads across the dough upon heating or baking. The icing is applied to a dough that may be provided in a form that includes grooves, score lines, or a combination thereof, to facilitate separation of the dough into pieces that can be baked into individual iced or frosted bakery products such as cookies, muffins, brownies, or other pastries.
Note: this story has been superseded by new information. Please see later coverage. 13 February 2018- Lithuanian dairy company Pieno Zvaigzdes plans to start...
18 October 2011 - Germany's federal competition agency said on Wednesday it had fined two coffee roasters and two of their executives a total of about 9 million euros for setting prices for cappuccino coffee.
March 14 - Nestle is not considering changing the technology in its Nespresso machines to fend off competition from cut-price coffee, the head of its Nespresso unit was quoted as saying on Saturday.
03 September 2015- The Kraft Heinz Company is expanding the voluntary recall of select code dates and manufacturing codes of individually-wrapped American slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.
28 June 2013 - Over EUR 700 million will be invested in the Dutch dairy sector in the next two years, according to Dutch Dairy Association NZO.
Dec 5 - Traders in Asia hope forecasts of a reduced 2015/16 coffee crop in No.1 producer Brazil could prompt more roasters to switch to the robusta bean churned out in countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia.
17 April 2012 - Dairy Crest has announced that it has been informed by Tesco that its current contract to supply liquid milk will not be renewed when it comes to an end in July 2012.
15 September 2015- The Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation announced last week that it will be investing approximately USD 90.3 million (INR 6 billion) to build four dairy plants in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
16 June 2017 - New Zealand's a2 Milk Company Ltd raised its full-year group revenue forecast on Friday, helped by continued strong demand for its infant formula, sending its shares up more than 7 percent.
Dec 7 - Tyson Foods, the largest U.S. meat processor, said on Thursday it slightly raised its stake in plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat as it looks to tap growing demand for alternative sources of protein.
01 March 2019- Bubs Australia has sold its 49.9% interest in dairy manufacturing joint venture Uphamgo Australia back to Nulac Foods Pty Ltd. The sale...
29 November 2018 - The quality of Brazil's next coffee crop may be compromised due to excessive flowering, which results in beans that lack uniformity at harvest time, an industry leader said on Thursday.
Dairy prices will “remain firm” well into 2020, Rabobank said, viewing the market as “tighter than previously expected”, although cautioning over the threat of...
27 May 2014 - Nestlé and Fonterra have agreed to redefine the scope of their joint venture Dairy Partners Americas (DPA).
18 June 2008 - The German cartel office has initiated a probe of the German dairy industry, according to reports in the national media today.
27 November 2008 - Greek food trader Elgeka has announced that its distribution agreement with Italian confectionery firm Ferrero has been renewed.
January 24, 2008 – Angry dairy farmers in South Africa have threatened to sue state-run power company Eskom for damages of 100 million rand (US$14 million) a month.
1 August 2013 - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is lending US$ 1.32 million to a Georgian company, Kvareli Baga, for the construction of a greenfield industrial-sized dairy complex in the Kakheti region.
August 2 - The Ministry of Health said at a news conference that efforts will be made to strengthen the tracking assessment system, and, in line with the opinions from all sectors and international standards, constantly revise and improve the 66 national safety standards on dairy products published by the ministry on March 26 this year.
The present invention discloses a method for preparation of a vegan cheese. The method includes obtaining a non-dairy milk and / or emulsion. The method further includes curdling the non-dairy milk / emulsion using at-least one plant-origin rennet to form a curd. Thereafter, the curd is ripened to obtain the vegan cheese. Optionally, the method further includes a step of processing the curd before ripening the curd.
London, Jan. 17 - The production of one of Italy's best known exports, mozzarella, is under threat from an infection spreading through herds of water buffalo, the BBC reports on its Web site Thursday.
Commission Regulation (EC) No 577/97 of 1 April 1997 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EC) No 2991/94 laying down standards for spreadable fats and of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1898/87 on the protection of designations used in the marketing of milk and milk products
21 September 2012 - With effect from 2013, FrieslandCampina's organic member farmers will be paid a price for organic milk that is independent of the prevailing milk price.
11 June 2009 - Milk Link is pleased to be able to announce that it has completed its acquisition of the Llandyrnog cheese creamery in North Wales.
28 July 2015 - U.S. farmers, biofuel makers, and oil companies have mounted last-ditch efforts to push regulators to overhaul a controversial plan for biofuel use, homing in on the price Americans pay for gasoline mixed with such fuels as ethanol.
April 4 - Golden Cross Cheese Company Ltd has recalled some of its Flower Marie Unpasteurised Soft Mould Ripened Cheese because of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria is a bacterium that can cause food poisoning. The Agency has issued a Food Alert for Information.
27 June 2008 - Wisconsin-based DuBay Ingredients LLC, which holds an exclusive license on the process and proprietary formula for whey permeate to ethanol technology, claims to be the only company in the world that converts whey permeate to ethanol at high efficiency.
April 28 - In line with its policy of streamlining of the product portfolio and focus on strategically attractive market segments Milkiland Group divested its non-core ice-cream production business.
23 November 2016 - Record-high stock levels are set to keep worldwide food prices low during 2017 even as inflation starts to rise in many developed economies, according to a major report from Rabobank, the leading global food and agribusiness bank.
March 28 - Private equity firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to invest in Chobani LLC, a maker of Greek yogurt, the New York Times reported on its website on Thursday, citing two unidentified people briefed on the matter.
03 July 2018- As of yesterday Camperdown Dairy has full ownership of a Joint Venture (JV) Butter Plant. For the last five years the butter making facility was part of a JV with Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia. The early termination of a 10 year JV agreement is due to “changing circumstances and new opportunities” for both parties.
4 July 2017 - Embattled China Huishan Dairy Holdings Co Ltd is planning to carve up shares in the company among its creditor banks and existing shareholders as part of restructuring plans as it struggles to pay back billions of dollars of debt.
06 October 2016- Four milling companies of the American Southwest have announced plans to merge into a single company that will be known as Panhandle Milling.
Sao Paulo, Nov. 12 - Brazil's government has made another 30 million Brazilian reals ($16.8 million) available to Brazilian coffee farmers for crop costs, the Agriculture Ministry said in a press release late Monday.
05 May 2017- Pinnacle Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling all “Best By” dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Frozen Waffles & Frozen French Toast Slices distributed nationally in the United States and one product into Mexico because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported. The products are being recalled as a precautionary measure given the health and safety of our consumers is our top priority. Pinnacle Foods initiated the recall after testing indicated the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in the plant environment. We are working in coordination with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on this recall.
3 February 2010 - Hershey has announced that it will substantially increase its advertising budget this year as it seeks more higher confectionery sales in the the US market.
10 November 2009 – Ukrainian dairy production is predicted to decrease in 2009-2010, a US government report has said.
Methods of producing shaped, embossed, or decorated confectionery chocolate products by using chilled forming, shaping, or embossing devices.
The present invention relates to a method for preparing a food product comprising flavours, and for a method for reducing loss of flavours in a flavoured product due to heat treatments. Loss of flavours by evaporation at high temperatures could be prevented by applying coating solutions in which water and encapsulated flavours have been mixed at 0.5% to 30wt.% of capsules based on micro-organisms, a matrix component and encapsulated flavours. The coating solution was applied in high temperature coating processes or processes including heat treatment following the coating step and resulted in surprising retention of flavours in the coated food product.
London, Jan 26 - The Food Standards Agency has issued an updated Food Alert for Information concerning the recall of some Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie flavour snack bars because of the possible presence of Salmonella Typhimurium. On a precautionary basis, the recall has been extended to all Larabar Peanut Butter Cookie flavour snack bars.
June 22 - Italian Nutella maker Ferrero is preparing for a green turnaround which includes a 17 percent carbon emissions cut in three years, in a forward-looking move for the media-shy family empire.
31 December 2018- Swiss food and beverage company Nestle is set to launch an alternative protein burger according to Bloomberg and other press sources.
Sept 10 - Fonterra expects to ship more than 235,000 metric tonnes of butter and cheese per year from its new Crawford Street Cool Store in Hamilton, which was officially opened today.
16 January 2012 - Germany's fourth-quarter 2011 cocoa grind rose 13.28 percent compared to the same quarter in 2010 to 115,301 tonnes, the association of German confectionery producers BDSI said on Friday.
28 November 2017- French dessert company Charles & Alice have inaugurated an expansion at their production site in Allex, according to local press sources including Les Echos and Usine Nouvelle.
Feb. 18 - Sara Lee, global manufacturer and marketer of high-quality consumer products, announced today that in 2009 it expanded its lead as the world's largest buyer of UTZ CERTIFIED(R) coffee by exceeding target of 26,500 tons.
11 December 2017- Germany's Dr. Oetker has announced the acquisition of Belgian company Diversi Foods, maker of premium frozen baked goods for foodservice and in-store bakeries.
Methods and substances for a consumer to enhance the flavor, tastiness and desirability of a breakfast cereal.
22 November, 2007 - Arla Foods Ingredients is now ready for the next stage of the milk powder venture in Argentina. Approx. US$20 million is being invested in improvements and new technology in order to further strengthen an already profitable business.
Scottsdale, Ariz., Mar. 27 - Today, Cold Stone Creamery, world-renowned innovator of super-premium, personalized ice cream, has reached an agreement with Sundaes Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flavorite Foods Ltd., to open up to 14 stores in the Caribbean over the next five years.
5 December 2012 - Drinking three to four cups of coffee per day may help to prevent type 2 diabetes according to research highlighted in a session report published by the Institute for Scientific Information on Coffee (ISIC), a not-for-profit organisation devoted to the study and disclosure of science related to coffee and health.
There is provided a technique for obtaining a high-quality fermented beverage, in particular, a beer taste beverage by using a non-wheat grain, for example, ungerminated corn, which is easily available and frequently used as a raw material for food and drink, without causing fermentation failure. The non-wheat grain is fractioned at least into a starch fraction and a protein fraction. The two fractions are separately treated with respective exogenous enzymes to obtain a saccharified starch and a protein decomposition product, which are used as raw materials for a mother solution for a fermentation step. In this way, a failure in a preparation step is overcome. Studies were made specifically on the blending ratio of the saccharified starch and the protein decomposition product thus separately prepared to determine a preferable blending ratio that does not cause fermentation failure in the fermentation step.
Ottawa, July 7 - Dairy Farmers of Canada asked the Canadian Dairy Commission last week to implement an immediate increase of 3.5 cents per litre for milk sold from farms. The request was reiterated during consultations held by the Commission on skyrocketing cost increases on dairy farms.
Method for Simulating the Functional Attributes of Human Milk Oligosaccharides in Formula-Fed Infants
The present invention is directed to a novel method for increasing the production of acetate, decreasing the production of butyrate, increasing the population and species of beneficial bacteria and slowing the rate of fermentation of prebiotics within the gut of a formula-fed infant. The method comprises administration of a therapeutically effective amount of PDX to the infant.
20 January 2015 - George Weston Limited ("Weston") (TSX: WN), announced today that Maplehurst Bakeries, LLC, a subsidiary of Weston Foods, has agreed to the purchase of Creative Occasions, Inc., a manufacturer of decorated cakes, based in Nashville, Tennessee.
19 September 2018- Michigan based coffee company Prospectors Cold Brew Coffee has bought local beverage start up Bloom Ferments Kombucha.
The present invention is directed to a method of producing a malt beverage by adding thereto during the process an effective amount of a sugar polymer. It is also directed to the product produced thereby. Another embodiment is directed to a process of purifying a product, such as polydextrose having a glucose impurity by dissolving the product in water and adding yeast thereto, fermenting under conditions effective to convert the glucose to carbon dioxide and ethanol and separating the compound from the carbon dioxide and ethanol.
16 June 2016- New Zealand dairy group Fonterra plans to trial online sales of eat-at-home ice cream tubs in China as it shifts its focus to higher-margin consumer products following a slump in dairy prices.
An edible spread composition comprises a homogenous mixture of plant fiber-containing material, edible oil, water, and an effective amount of an emulsifier that prevents separation of oil from the plant fiber and other mixture solids that otherwise occurs in its absence when the edible spread composition is discharged while held under pressure. The edible spread composition may be, for instance, a peanut butter spread composition or a chocolate spread composition. There also is a packaged spread product comprising the edible spread composition that is held inside a pressurized container and dispensed without experiencing oil separation.
28 June 2012 - An Ontario bakery will increase its production and competitiveness with the support of the Harper Government. Member of Parliament Wladyslaw Lizon (Mississauga East-Cooksville), on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of over $240,000 to S. Gumpert Co. of Canada to purchase and install new packaging equipment in its facility in Mississauga, Ontario.
Members of the St. Albans Cooperative Creamery have approved a merger with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). The merger is due to close August...
20 November 2012 – Gov. Bev Perdue announced today that S&D Coffee, a privately-owned manufacturing and distribution company that produces coffee, tea and other beverages, will expand its presence in Concord.
September 16 - China Corn Oil Company Limited reports interim results, for the six months ended 30 June 2010.
London, Sept 23 - Vietnam's coffee output is expected to fall to about 17.5 million 60-kg bags in 2010/11 due to adverse weather, the chairman of the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association (Vicofa) said on Thursday.
26 Feb 2016 - Thailand's government on Friday announced measures worth around $285 million to help desperate rice farmers grappling with drought and low prices for...
03 June 2019- Artisan chocolate company Godiva is partnering with General Mills and expanding its footprint into the baking aisle producing “premium” baking mixes. Caroline...
A soy-containing chocolate product having qualities akin to milk chocolate. The chocolate product is prepared from a mixture of chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, a sweetener, and whole soybean powder. A method of making the chocolate product also is provided.
* Seasonal winds arrived earlier, lasting longer than usual
* High mortality rates for flowers, small pods
* Exporters see output shortfall of up to 200,000 T
* High mortality rates for flowers, small pods
* Exporters see output shortfall of up to 200,000 T
Lactalis Group has acquired Ehrmann Commonwealth Dairy, the U.S. yogurt business of Ehrmann AG, the Bavaria, Germany based dairy company. The acquisition was completed...
A dairy product produced by a method comprising steps of: a) passing skim milk through an ultrafiltration membrane to produce an ultrafiltration permeate; and b) combining one part of the ultrafiltration permeate with whole milk; wherein the dairy product is low in protein and retains total solids content similar to a cow's milk.
Ottawa, March 11, 2008 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Loblaws Inc. are warning the public not to consume certain pear juices for toddlers because these products may be contaminated with arsenic.
30 October 2013 - Below are the latest weekly prices for food-grade whole milk powder (in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, Poland and Germany), skim milk powder (in the Netherlands, Belgium, France, UK, Poland and Germany) and whey powder (in the UK, Poland and Germany) all in Euros per metric tonne.
The present invention relates to food products supplemented with micronutrients and, in particular, to a composition comprising vitamin K2. The composition further comprises calcium and magnesium, wherein the ratio Ca/Mg is less than 8. Optionally, the composition comprises polyunsaturated fatty acids and/or vitamin D. Preferably, the composition is a dairy composition and, more preferably, a yogurt. The composition according to the invention provides health benefits and can be used, in particular, for supporting, maintaining and/or improving of vascular elasticity and for the prevention of vascular hardening. It is further effective for supporting, maintaining and/or improving blood circulation and/or blood flow of micro- and/or macrovascular system; and/or for improving blood transfusion and the transfusion of oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and for the removal of waste and carbon dioxide from the tissues; and/or for keeping an adequate energy level.
Jan 28 - Coffee soared to a new 13-1/2-year high on Friday after technical levels were breached, while ICE raw sugar futures slipped from near 30-year peaks.
20 Jan 2016 - International dairy prices continued to fall in this month's second auction held by New Zealand's Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's largest dairy exporter.
Aug 28 - New Zealand's Fonterra said on Wednesday some of its milk powder products had been held up for chemical testing in Bangladesh, the latest country to stop the company's products at its borders after a food safety scare earlier this month.
11 July 2008 – Ysco, a subsidiary of Belgian cooperative Milcobel and an ice cream manufacturer specialising in private labels, plans to spend Euro 7.5 million on its French plant in Argentan, Orne, in a bid to tap into increasing customer demand in France and Europe, local media report.
26 September 2018- Spangler Candy Company has announced it has bought candy brands Sweethearts and NECCO Wafers. The brands and equipment were obtained following a series of transactions brought about by the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) bankruptcy.
14 July 2015- The U.S. Coast Guard closed a 50-mile stretch of the Illinois River to all traffic on Tuesday as persistent heavy rains following the state's wettest June on record swelled the waterway to within two feet of all-time highs in some areas.
London, May 24 - The world 2010/11 coffee surplus forecast has been reduced to 9.65 million 60-kg bags on better-than-expected demand, a report published by Fortis Bank Nederland and VM Group said on Friday.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, beat earnings expectations after beer sales grew at their fastest pace in over five years, helped by increases...
Nov 25 - Long a nation of coffee connoisseurs, Venezuelans now have yet another variety to choose from at cafes -- "socialist" or "capitalist" brews.
7 January 2015 - The Yashili Board is pleased to announce that with effect from 7 January 2015:
Swiss-based soft drink bottler Coca-Cola HBC AG fell way short of market expectations for operating profit in the first half of 2019, hit by...
4 Jan – Working together with the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC)/Centre County Industrial Development Corporation (CCIDC), Nestlé Waters has identified Centre County as a potential location for its third Pennsylvania bottling facility. The Centre County region is currently a leading candidate for a proposed $50 million bottling facility that would create an estimated 50 good-paying manufacturing jobs.
20 October 2008 - The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) today announced that Britain's leading confectionery company Cadbury has become its latest Tier Two Supporter.
Copenhagen, April 7 - Consumers in the Middle East are boycotting products from Danish-Swedish dairy group Arla Foods because of the publication of Prophet Muhammad cartoons in Danish newspapers, Arla said Monday.
The present invention relates to a method of preparing a bread dough and a part baked bread comprising: (a) mixing flour, water and optionally other bakery ingredients to form a bread dough; (b) optionally part baking the dough to obtain a part baked bread; and (c) applying an enzyme material with proteolytic activity to the outside surface of the dough or the part baked bread. The bread dough and part baked bread obtained by the present method offer the advantage that they can be baked to yield a bread product that will retain a crispy crust for a considerable period of time alter baking.
Sao Paulo, Dec. 11 - Brazil should harvest between 47.6 million and 49.9 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee beans from the new 2008-09 crop, which starts getting harvested in May, agribusiness consultancy Safras & Mercado said Tuesday.
27 June 2014 - The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) today, Wednesday 25 June, opened a new cheese manufacturing facility at its Thiel Cheese & Ingredients (Thiel) operations in Wisconsin, marking the completion of an $80 million expansion programme in its US Food Ingredients business.
23 May - Dairy Crest Group Plc, Britain's largest dairy food company, said on Wednesday its full-year profit rose 3 percent, helped by strong demand for its cheese brand, Cathedral City.
10 September 2007 - According to Croatian news reports, French dairy producer Lactalis plans to invest 5 million euro in its Croatian subsidary Dukat over the next 18 months to boost production.
14 Dec - We're really excited to announce news that we're investing £40 million in a second bakery to support growth at our bakery Jacksons.
06 November 2015- The Commerce Commission has today released its draft report for consultation on the state of competition in New Zealand's dairy industry.
* Bellamy's H1 NPAT A$13.7 mln vs A$3.2 mln
* Shares down 14 pct
* China powdered milk imports down 40.7 pct in 2015
* Shares down 14 pct
* China powdered milk imports down 40.7 pct in 2015
June 22 - American Dairy, Inc., one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced that it has received a letter from the Securities and Exchange Commission that the SEC's investigation into the Company has been completed and that the SEC does not intend to recommend any enforcement action.
Singapore, March 11 - Russia has imposed new import regulations for bulk coffee shipped out of India starting this month, said a senior Indian industry official Tuesday.
9 January 2012 - China is importing more dairy cows to try and beef up its transition to larger scale farms, as the industry attempts to boost production and quality following a deadly scandal.
April 9 - Tata Tea Ltd has informed BSE that the Board of Tata Tea Ltd approved a non binding Memorandum of Understanding with PepsiCo Inc. on April 09, 2010, with the intention of exploring the formation of a Joint Venture in the area of non-carbonated ready-to-drink beverages, focused on health and enhanced wellness.
An edible multilayer moisture barrier for food products is provided for separating food components having different water activities and preventing or significantly inhibiting movement of water between the food components. The edible multilayer moisture barrier of the present invention includes a lipid layer and a flexible hydrophobic layer.
16 June 2010 - Leading French dairy cooperatives Glac and Eurial have announced their intent to merge operations.
14 December 2006 - The cost to Arla Foods of the boycott of Danish products in the Middle East amounts to approx. DKK 400 million for 2006. This equates to a loss of DKK 40,000 for each of Arla's 10,000 Danish and Swedish co-operative members.
1 October 2018- Milk producer Fonterra, said on Monday its New Zealand milk production rose 5 percent in August from a year earlier due to ideal weather conditions.
30 November - New Zealand's Fonterra Shareholders Fund surged on debut on Friday, trading as much as 22 percent above its issue price, as investors chased exposure to the world's largest dairy exporter.
An aerated frozen confection having reduced ice crystal growth after heat shock, and being prepared from a mixture of ingredients suitable for forming the confection and at least one emulsifier for reducing ice crystal growth after heat shock. Advantageously, the emulsifier facilitates formation and stabilization of fat alpha crystals, the confection having an overrun of about 20% to about 250%, uniformly distributed small air cells having an average size of less than about 50 microns, ice crystals having a size of 30 microns or less after heat shock, and a smooth texture.
20 October 2006 - The start-up of local production has boosted imports of products from Scandinavia to the US. The combination of local production and imports provides Arla Foods with more growth opportunities in the US market than ever before.
12 June 2017- NEMI Dairy is said to be in “advanced discussions” to export to China in what is being called the UK's first Extended Shelf Life milk exports to the rapidly growing Chinese dairy market. The company sells “Naturally Enriched Milk” boosted with selenium, which it brought to the market in 2011.
6 September 2011 - Migros-owned Swiss baker Jowa is expanding its facility in Huttwil to add 'gluten-free' production lines with a view to launch products on the market in early 2012.
23 August 2018- Fort Wayne, IN based snack maker Seyfert's is soon to shut down operations according to local press reports.
18 January 2017 - Barnana® has done with the banana what no snack brand has done before – explode on the market and become the fastest-growing snack in its category according to SPINS, the retail reporting service. Today, Barnana has announced $5.3mm in growth equity funding backed by an impressive list of investors.
19 July 2012 - Hearthside Food Solutions LLC plans to add a production line to its existing facility in London, creating 80 jobs and investing $1.4 million in the project.
05 September 2017- Just call her an early trendsetter, because Little Miss Muffet was right: cottage cheese is delicious. A recent survey commissioned by the Real California Milk found a majority (71%) of Americans have a positive sentiment about the delicious dairy product. However, despite its popularity, most Americans were unable to correctly identify the origins of cottage cheese from a list of six presented options.
Ho Chi Minh City, Dec. 5 - Vietnam, the world's largest producer of robusta coffee, aims to increase its coffee acreage to 500,000 hectares and boost its crop yield 20% by 2010, a senior government official said Wednesday.
01 December 2015- Qalaa Holdings ( CCAP.CA on the Egyptian Exchange), an African leader in infrastructure and industry, announced to day that RIS – a business unit of its agrifoods subsidiary Gozour – has signed a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) for the sale of its two Halawa and Biscuits plants in Sudan to a Sudanese investor at an enterprise value of US$ 4. 3 million. Qalaa Holdings currently has an effective ownership of 55% in RIS .
27 September 2017- The Supervisory Board of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. intends to appoint Hein Schumacher Chief Executive Officer of Royal FrieslandCampina N.V. as from 1 January 2018. Hein Schumacher will succeed Roelof Joosten, who will resign as Chief Executive Officer.
14 September 2010 - Cloetta has today given notice of termination to 17 employees at its factory in Ljungsbro. The job cuts refer to employees in production and are a response to Fazer's decision to transfer production of certain products that are currently manufactured in Ljungsbro to Finland and the effects of completed equipment investments.
11 July 2007 - The Real Good Food Company plc, the food manufacturing group, operating in ambient and chilled sectors of the market, is today providing the following trading update, prior to entering a close period, for the six months to 30 June 2007.
27 Aug 2015 - Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean must rein in their thirsty agriculture sector to ensure water security, as extreme weather takes a toll on the region's growing cities, experts said.
A chocolate composition comprising coco butter, sugar and coconut milk.
29 October 2007 - Brazil's booming confectionery industry has encouraged leading chocolate and sweet manufacturer Kopenhagen to invest R$36 million (USD 20.2 million) in a new plant in Extrema, Minas Gerais state.
2 June 2008 – Family-owned Sconza Candy Co. will get $13.3 million in bond financing from the State of California to help with its expansion plans in Oakdale, local media report.
16 March 2009 - AB Karamellpojkarna, a subsidiary in the Cloetta Group since October 2007, has identified a need to reduce its workforce by 25 employees. The staff reduction has been motivated by rising costs that have not been possible to offset through increased revenue.
19 February 2015 - Hershey Co said it would start using simpler ingredients in its chocolate bars and kisses brands, the latest chocolate maker yielding to U.S. consumers' concerns about the quality and sourcing of food.
17 January 2008 – UK media report that Tyrrells Crisps is in talks with potential investors regarding the sale of a stake in the specialty crisps company.
Emulsion compositions and related methods as can be used to improve food products and/or reduce the fat content thereof.
18 June 2013
The present invention discloses a method for improving the fat note in the taste and/or in the aroma and/or in the mouthfeel of a food with a reduced amount of fat by addition to the food of a yeast extract comprising free amino acids and at least 8% w/w of 5'-ribonucleotides. Preferably a yeast extract having a ratio of at most 3.5 between the percentage (w/w) of free amino acids and the percentage (w/w) of the total amount of 5'-GMP and 5'-IMP is used. Preferably, a yeast extract having a ratio of at most 12 between the percentage (w/w) of protein and the percentage (w/w) of the total amount of 5'-GMP and 5'-IMP is used. The invention also discloses a food with a reduced amount of fat with an improved fat note in the taste and/or in the aroma and/or in the mouthfeel.
Sept 7 - Up to 100,000 tonnes of robusta coffee bean shipments from top producer Vietnam have been delayed or defaulted in the season ending September, and traders urged Hanoi to take action to prevent such problems from recurring.
Biena Snacks, a pioneer in the plant-based snacking movement, has secured $8 million in Series B financing led by MAW Investments. The group was...
7 January 2013 - While dairy alternative drinks accounted for a relatively limited share of 5% of the total dairy launches recorded by Innova Market Insights in the 12 months to the end of October 2012, the market has seen considerable recent development. This is being fueled by its increasing popularity in the West, where it is moving out of the specialist heath food arena and into the mainstream.
15 Dec - Colombia's coffee output fell for the eighth straight month in November, dropping 13.7 percent from a year ago due to heavy rains that limited flowering, the coffee growers federation said on Wednesday.
A coated confectionery is provided including a confectionery core and a shell surrounding said confectionery core. The shell includes a soft coating including at least one layer of a first coating material and a hard coating including at least one layer of a second coating material. The soft coating forms at least 25% of a total weight of said shell.
19 February 2013 - Dairy Crest, the leading UK-owned dairy foods company is today announcing that it has retained its contract to supply liquid milk to Sainsbury's from February 2014, after a competitive process.
TreeHouse Foods to Enter Canadian Retail Private Label Non-Dairy Creamer Business via Agreement with...
Westchester, Ill., Jan. 21 - TreeHouse Foods announced today that its E.D. Smith subsidiary has signed an agreement to directly supply the Canadian retail private label non-dairy creamer business rather than sell through Sandra, a leading supplier of coffee and tea products in Canada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed, but are not expected to have a material effect on TreeHouse.