Fruit supply companies Chiquita and Fyffes said Monday they had agreed to merge to create the world's biggest banana supplier. The two companies will become ChiquitaFyffes PLC, which will be headquartered in Dublin, a more tax-efficient corporate base.
Asia-Pacific governments must make “major, fundamental decisions” to increase food production,...
Mars has committed to remove deforestation from all its products by the end of 2015. “Mars joins...
The American Meat Institute says it opposes a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration proposal that would require employers to electronically submit injury and illness information currently in the 300A, 300, 301 Forms to OSHA.
Most manufacturers have some kind of marketing function. Sometimes marketing is just a person who does the advertising, promotion, brochures, website, and lead generation — the trappings, not substance, of industrial marketing. The substance is a business philosophy driven by the markets and customers.
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. announced that it has changed its name to Keurig Green Mountain Inc. The company, known for its single-serve coffee makers, said in January that it planned to alter its name to reflect its Keurig coffee machines.
A new report identifies the most successful consumer packaged goods brands. Healthy attributes play a huge role in the success of new food and beverage brands. Seven of the top 10 food and drink products launched in 2013 offer a healthier-for-you benefit.
Heinz Canada is voluntarily recalling six of its baby food products because a packaging defect could allow microorganisms that spoil food into the containers. The recall was triggered by a consumer complaint, but there are no reports of illnesses so far.
Pizza chain Sbarro announced Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization for the second time in just three years. The business has struggled to turn its business around amid a decrease in traffic at shopping mall food courts.
One of Rhode Island's signature dishes, "hot wieners," got some national recognition last month, when the Olneyville New York System restaurant was named an "America's Classic" by the James Beard Foundation. The diner is the best-known Rhode Island spot for the dish.
One of Rhode Island's signature dishes is "hot wieners." This state classic consists of veal, pork or beef wieners slathered with mustard, covered in a special meat sauce, topped with chopped onions and celery salt, and served in a steamed bun.
A transfer pricing policy is an important tax-saving and profit-allocation vehicle that could save food manufacturers valuable tax dollars every year on profits made overseas, while eliminating the risks of penalties, backed taxes and legal fees associated with a transfer pricing dispute.
Stephen Colbert of The Colbert Report applauds Chevron's recent "pizza apology" blunder, but he wags his finger at the FDA's latest proposal to update the Nutrition Facts label. Colbert calls the proposal "the latest overreach by the Obama nanny state."
Eriez® Super Strength Rare Earth Plate Magnets provide protection against ferrous contamination to meet the strict requirements of food industry applications.
Designed for automatic ingredient additions and high-speed mixing, the Solids/Liquid Injection Manifold (SLIM) Mixer is piped to a 400-gallon jacketed tank and mounted on a compact skid.
The C 500 Chamber Machine features a twin chamber, Company's swing-lid and four sealing bar options.
A new study recently released in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that eating peanuts on a daily basis can decrease blood pressure and cholesterol levels — regardless of whether or not the peanuts are flavored or salted.
When asked how helpful they believed a set of common food and beverage packaging statements to be, consumers answered with mixed results. Many well regulated claims were held in high esteem, but so were some less meaningful product claims.
Manufacturers, already pinned down by rising production costs and global competition, continue to struggle against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The agency has instituted tough regulations on U.S. businesses, worrying many manufacturers that compliance may be a rough road.
Alabama-based Peco Foods announced plans Monday for a new poultry plant, hatchery and feed mill in northeast Arkansas, a $165 million operation expected to create 1,000 jobs in two rural counties. Peco Foods is the eighth-largest poultry producer in the country.
McDonald's said Monday that an important sales figure fell again in the U.S. At a time when chains like Chipotle and smaller players like Five Guys Burgers and Fries are growing, here are a few strategies McDonald's Corp. is focusing on to try to win back customers.
Starbucks has opened its first company-operated location at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, Calif. The new store, built to LEED standards, includes an outdoor patio designed around an old-growth tree, reclaimed wood siding and a living wall with more than 1,000 native plants in the shape of a coffee cup.
Northern Fish Products, Inc., in Tacoma, Wash., has supplied fresh seafood throughout the United States and abroad throughout its 102-year history. Now ozone technology and transparent sourcing are helping build on a long-standing reputation of quality.