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Plant power

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:51
Consumersâ increasing demand for for plant-based foods is challenging manufacturers to develop high-protein, tasty alternatives to meat, with varying results

Craving convenience in meat and poultry processing

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 17:45
Despite the Brexit uncertainty, meat and poultry processors are continuing to invest heavily in plants and equipment. Yet, consumer demand is constantly evolving, with pre-cooked and easy to cook formats increasingly popular. So how are manufacturers responding?

Kerry Group to acquire two US ingredients businesses

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:09
Kerry Group is to increase its US portfolio with the acquisition of two ingredients companies.

Jobs at risk at insolvent brewery

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:11
A York-based brewery and its chain of pubs has fallen into administration, putting the jobs of 49 workers at risk.

Barry Callebaut completes Burton’s Biscuit deal

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:43
Confectionery supplier Barry Callebaut has successfully closed its deal to supply Burtonâs Biscuit Company and acquire the manufacturerâs chocolate production site near Liverpool.

Adelie Foods to close Kilmarnock factory

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:24
Adelie Foods' Kilmarnock factory will close, affecting 180 roles and its Munro Place distribution centre under plans just released by the company, as it shifts production to its two London plants.

Will acrylamide-reducing ingredients make process changes unnecessary?

Kerry is partnering with Renaissance BioScience Corp. to make, sell and distribute the latter's Acryleast, a non-GMO yeast enzyme said to reduce the probable carcinogen by up to 90%.

Will food and drink be in 'Living Coral' in 2019?

Pantone picked the vibrant pinkish-orange hue for its 2019 Color of the Year, and it's likely to be all over Instagram soon.

Barry Callebaut aims for sustainability by 2025

With climate change looming as a threat to the cocoa industry, the chocolatier is making progress on four ambitious goals. 

Kabuto Noodles secures French export deal

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:51
Bristol-based instant noodle brand Kabuto Noodles has secured a listing in more than 120 supermarkets across France.

Indoor farm startup Bowery raises $90M for leafy greens

After raising $20 million only a year ago, this vertical farm has now quadrupled funding for its sustainable farming practices.

Absolut pressure: Activist fund Elliott takes stake in Pernod Ricard

It said the French alcohol giant has "significant potential for improvement" after recently underperforming and losing market share. 

70% of US adults are concerned about sugar consumption, study finds

Despite this concern, the survey found just 49% were likely to use a sugar substitute such as stevia, Splenda, agave or monk fruit.

Aleph Farms raises cell-grown steaks

The Israel-based startup said its new product is "delivering the full experience of meat with the appearance, shape and texture of beef cuts."

British sausage-maker snapped up by German giant

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:42
British sausage producer Riverway Foods has been acquired by a German food group for an undisclosed sum.

Demand for protein predicted to continue

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:35
Consumer demand will spark a rise in novel high-protein products, according to a distributor of ingredients to the food and drink industry.

Flexible filling of nut butters

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:14
Ingredients supplier Petrow Food Group has streamlined its peanut-free nut-butter filling capability after installing a line customised for flexibility, featuring automated pick-and-place tray-packing for jars.

Ball develops innovative can inks

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:10
Innovative new options in beverage can decoration were showcased by Ball Corporation at the BrauBeviale show in Germany last month.

Smokeless smoke to heat up as a flavor trend in 2019

Already popular in meats, seasonings, sauces, cheeses, honey and salt, the taste could soon make its way into dessert and beverage products.

How the 'non-GMO' plague is shifting from the food to the beverage industry

The claim may sound buzzy, but dietitian and GMO Answers volunteer Neva Cochran writes that it makes little difference — and is often meaningless.



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