Perdue Farms reports coronavirus case at Perry further processing facility

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Perdue Farms, a US meat processing company, said that an employee at its further processing facility in Perry, Georgia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The meat producer said that the affected employee did not come for work for more than seven days. After getting a notification More...

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By businessnewstoday On Friday, March 27th, 2020
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Duravant acquires electronic fruit and vegetable sorters manufacturer WECO

Duravant has wrapped up its previously announced acquisition of Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO), a California-based manufacturer of optical color and defect sorting equipment for fruits and vegetables. Financial More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Monday, March 16th, 2020
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Olam to sell out stake in Far East Agri sugar joint venture to Mitr Phol

Olam International will sell out it 50% stake in Indonesian sugar producer Far East Agri to its joint venture partner Mitr Phol Sugar for up to $85 million. The Singaporean food and agri-business company said that More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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Tulip to close Tipton pork processing plant, leaving over 600 jobs at risk

UK pork processor Tulip Limited is planning to close its pork processing plant in Tipton in the West Midlands, leading to the loss of more than 640 jobs. The pork processing company made this decision due to a loss More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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MMG Equity Partners invests $5m in POWERFUL Foods

MMG Equity Partners (MMG) has invested $5 million in POWERFUL Foods, a US-based producer of natural and high protein foods and beverages to help in its expansion. The investment has been made by MMG Equity Partners, More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 15th, 2020
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AAK to acquire 75% stake in Russian partner Margaron

Swedish vegetable oils and fats producer AAK has acquired a 75% stake in Russia-based NPO Margaron, which produces margarines, spreads, and bakery and confectionery fats. The financial details of the deal were not More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Blount Fine Foods to open $25m soup manufacturing plant in Portland

Blount Fine Foods, a prepared foods and soup manufacturer, has acquired a food manufacturing facility in Portland, Oregon, which will be converted into a soup manufacturing plant. Financial terms of the acquisition More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 8th, 2020
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Hormel Foods acquires pit-smoked meats supplier Sadler’s Smokehouse

Hormel Foods has closed its previously announced $270 million acquisition of Sadler’s Smokehouse, a Texas-based pit-smoked meats supplier for foodservice and retail customers. Sadler’s Smokehouse is engaged More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Natural Products Expo West 2020 to see debut of 34 Degrees Snaps baked chickpea snacking thins

34 Degrees, a Colorado-based snacking crackers manufacturer, will unveil its latest product range of baked chickpea snacking thins Snaps at the Natural Products Expo West 2020 in Anaheim, California. Snaps, which More...

By Soujanya Ravi On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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US agri-food company Cargill ventures into plant-based protein category

US agri-food company Cargill is launching private-label plant-based patties and ground products this April, thereby taking on the likes of Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in the plant-based protein category. The More...