Activist investor Nelson Peltz's Trian Fund is getting two Sysco board seats after becoming the food distributor's largest shareholder. Sysco said Thursday that Peltz and Trian partner Josh Frank will join its board Friday.
Lifeway Foods, Inc. on Friday announced the beginning of kefir production at the former Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin, that it acquired in May 2013 to increase its manufacturing capacity.
Since PMMI introduced PACK EXPO in 1956, it has evolved from a single show with 136 exhibitors, 5,000 attendees and 43,116 net square feet of exhibit space into a portfolio with more than seven shows in the United States and Mexico.
The soft drink industry's biggest rivals each made substantial commitments to mitigate their use of fresh water.
A former adviser to the US Secretary of State says that genetic modification (GM) is the most critical technology in agriculture for meeting the challenges of feeding a growing global population.
Coca-Cola says it will start publishing information about its health and nutrition efforts after it was criticized for funding a group that many felt touted the company's message.
Ardent Mills, the premier flour-milling and ingredient company, announced today its intent to acquire the Mondelez Canada flour mill located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Black Bottle Brewery of Fort Collins, Colorado sparked a minor controversy last fall when it bought out nearby grocery stores' entire supplies of General Mills' seasonal Count Chocula cereal.
McCormick & Company, Incorporated, a global leader in flavor, today announced that it has completed the purchase of 100% of the shares of One World Foods, Inc., seller of Stubb's barbeque sauces.
No additional tooling or adjustments are needed with the Square Bag. It is ready for integration into existing filling lines in diverse packaging applications.
Rite-Hite Machine Guarding Defender Cell restricts access and provides point-of-operation guarding around potentially dangerous automated and automatic processes including stretch-wrap machine operations.
The Ocheesee Creamery in the Florida Panhandle produces all-natural skim milk from grass-fed cows with absolutely nothing added, yet the state says they have to call it "imitation."
Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.
New York-based condiments company Sir Kensington's last week announced a round of equity funding worth $8.5 million.
Food makers are purging their products of artificial dyes as people increasingly eschew anything in their food they don't feel is natural. But replicating the vivid colors Americans expect with ingredients like beets and carrots isn't always easy.
Russian customs officials want to make smuggling banned Western foods a criminal offense as serious as dealing in radioactive materials or explosives.
Tomato lovers rejoice: adding or rearranging a few simple steps in commercial processing could dramatically improve the flavor of this popular fruit sold in the grocery store, according to researchers.
Later this month California's Sausalito Marin City School District will open its doors and in the process will become the first U.S. school district to provide meals that are 100% organic and non-GMO.
A company spokeswoman says Sunny Delight Beverage Co. is closing a facility in northeastern Massachusetts, which could lead to layoffs of dozens of employees.
Consumers are expanding their spirits purchases as the economy stabilizes — experimenting with new products, trading up and crossing categories.