Supplier News

April, 2017

ProFood Tech brings together 9,500 F&B professionals

Nearly 6,500 attendees with buying power and 3,000 exhibitor personnel came together last week to make the first-ever ProFood Tech a success. Held April 4-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago...

Novozymes and Boehringer Ingelheim announce strategic collaboration in probiotics for poultry hatcheries

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and Novozymes have announced a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize probiotics for global poultry production. The parties will focus...

3M Food Safety technology designated as AOAC Performance-Tested Method

3M Food Safety announced its 3M Petrifilm Lactic Acid Bacteria Count Plate has been awarded AOAC Performance-Tested Method, Certificate #041701 for a variety of foods -- making it...

Prime Label Consultants approved as accredited continuing ed provider

Prime Label Consultants (PLC) has been approved as a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing...

FSNS certification, audit awarded BRC Certification Body of the Year

Food Safety Net Services Certification & Audit (FSNS C&A), a worldwide provider of certification and audit services and audit programs for the food safety industry, has been...

PMMI announces Jim Pittas as next president and CEO

Senior Vice President Jim Pittas will succeed Charles D. Yuska as president and CEO of PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, owner and producer of the Pack...

12 tips for Interpack 2017

Getting to the fairgrounds: 1. Public transportation is recommended to get to the fairgrounds. From downtown Düsseldorf, Tram No. U78 goes to the North Entrance, Tram No. U79...

Admix announces product line-up for Interpack trade fair

Admix Europe ApS will be showcasing several flagship products along with new mixing services specials at the Interpack Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, Germany on May 4-10. For 100 percent...

FPSA announces launch of 2017 Defeat Hunger campaign

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) has launched the 2017 Defeat Hunger campaign, which is scheduled to run from the spring of 2017 through the last day of PROCESS...

Ripe opportunities in $11 billion North American packaging market

PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will exhibit at interpack (Düsseldorf, Germany; May 4–10) and showcase our ability to help the packaging...

Walton’s purchases Nebraska-based Advantage Food Equipment

Wichita-based family-owned-and-operated Walton’s Inc. has acquired Advantage Food Equipment & Supplies Inc., located in Omaha, Neb. Advantage Food distributes seasonings...

Interpack Alliance – New brand name for all Messe Dusseldorf processing & packaging fairs

  The new label “interpack alliance” will in the future include all international events organized by Messe Düsseldorf within its processing & packaging portfolio...

Can extreme shelf-life also look attractive?

One of the most important factors in the meat industry is to protect products from spoilage, whether on the shelf or during the journey getting there. Also important is the appearance...

To-Jo Mushrooms Tony Summa nominated to AMI Penn State advisory committee

To-Jo Mushroom’s Tony Summa has been nominated to serve on the American Mushroom Institute’s Penn State advisory committee. Summa brings with him almost 20 years of mushroom...

PMMI members showcase innovations at interpack 2017

More than 210 members of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, will showcase global processing and packaging machinery solutions at interpack (Düsseldorf...

New white paper details advanced mixer chilling technology

Linde LLC offers a new food industry white paper explaining the use and advantages of advanced mixer chilling systems that can help food processors chill products with improved food...

Prince Industries manufactures OEM parts

Prince Industries Inc. offers spare parts not only for its own equipment but also other OEM parts. Prince manufactures all parts at the Prince headquarters to maintain high quality...

March, 2017

More than 5,000 attend Pack Expo East 2017

More than 5,100 high-level attendees with buying power ensured a successful Philadelphia return for the sophomore edition of Pack Expo East (Feb. 27-March 1 at the Pennsylvania Convention...

PSI launches new mobile-friendly website

Plastic Suppliers, Inc. (PSI) has launched a new website, designed to enhance user-experience. The new mobile-friendly design is easily accessible via desktop and mobile devices. Simple...

Marlen International welcomes new senior customer care manager

Marlen International, Inc., a manufacturer of food processing equipment and systems and a subsidiary of Chicago-based Duravant LLC, welcomes James Shenoy to its newly created position...

Industry suppliers raise more than $150,000 for scholarships

The Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) announced that its Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance Foundation (MISAF) raised over $150,000 on March 16 during the Foundation...

Aviagen to invest $18 million in Ga.

Broiler breeding company Aviagen will invest approximately $18 million in a new parent stock hatchery in Quitman, Ga.  “The poultry industry has been one of Georgia’s...

Study confirms Finalyse reduces E. coli O157:H7 in 5 minutes

Finalyse, a new pre-harvest hide wash, has been proven to significantly reduce E. coli O157:H7 at an exposure time of five minutes. A recent third-party validation study...

Reiser hosts successful New England Research Chefs Association educational session

On March 8 more than 75 food scientists, chefs and other industry professionals and students came together at Reiser’s Canton, Mass., facility for a New England Research Chefs...

D&F Equipment Sales Inc. announces new senior VP and parts-machining director

D&F Equipment Sales, Inc., along with Alabama and Arkansas Machine Works, announce the promotion of tenured director of sales and engineering, North America, Terry Cleghorn to...

New HPP council to launch at ProFood Tech

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, has formed an industry council focused on the advancement of high-pressure processing (HPP) as a critical technology...

GEA packaging equipment at Interpack 2017 helps turn ideas into realities

“Packed with inspiration” is the theme for the GEA stand at Interpack, where it will present systems for packaging of food, confectionery and baked goods, beverages, medical...

Cantrell offers wing segmenter parts and service agreement

Cantrell is now offering a parts and service agreement for the Cantrell Wing Segmenter. The parts and service contract covers three years of parts, and hands-on training with the customer’s...

JBT Corporation acquires Avure Technologies, Inc.

JBT Corporation has acquired Avure Technologies, Inc. for $57 million, before post-close adjustments. Avure has gone on to create a range of high-pressure processing (HPP) systems...

Updated Kemin Food Technologies website provides rich industry insights

Kemin recently launched an updated website for their North America Food Technologies division at www.kemin.com/kemindifference. “Our website offers new content to help product...