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  • Exceldor plans new $35m poultry distribution centre in Canada December 8, 2017
    Exceldor has announced that it plans to invest $35m to build a new poultry distribution centre in Beloeil, Canada, in order to meet growing demand. The post Exceldor plans new $35m poultry distribution centre in Canada appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Video: IOI Loders Croklaan launches new shea-based dough December 8, 2017
    IOI Loders Croklaan has unveiled Presdough 270 SB, a shea-based palm oil alternative for bakery products. The post Video: IOI Loders Croklaan launches new shea-based dough appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Middleby Corporation acquires Scanico to expand in processing December 8, 2017
    The Middleby Corporation has announced the acquisition of cooling and freezing equipment manufacturer Scanico. The post Middleby Corporation acquires Scanico to expand in processing appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Beyond Meat secures $55m from funding round including Tyson December 8, 2017
    Meat alternative brand Beyond Meat has secured a $55 million in an investment round led by Tyson Foods and venture capital firm Cleveland Avenue. The post Beyond Meat secures $55m from funding round including Tyson appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Video: Ingredia grows demand for sustainable ingredients December 8, 2017
    Ingredia has showcased a new programme called Via Lacta, a new CSR strategy encouraging the 1st eco-friendly milk produced from animals on a GMO-free diet. The post Video: Ingredia grows demand for sustainable ingredients appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • PepsiCo names Mike Spanos CEO of its Asia and North Africa unit December 8, 2017
    PepsiCo has announced that the current president of its Greater China region, Mike Spanos, will become CEO of its Asia, Middle East and North Africa unit. The post PepsiCo names Mike Spanos CEO of its Asia and North Africa unit appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Sidel partners with Coca-Cola to develop PET spiral Fanta bottle December 7, 2017
    Sidel has teamed up with The Coca-Cola Company to create a new spiral Fanta PET bottle, which is said to offer an improved pouring experience. The post Sidel partners with Coca-Cola to develop PET spiral Fanta bottle appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Video: Glanbia discusses its new high-protein vegetarian soup December 7, 2017
    Glanbia’s marketing manager Dagmar Ortlepp spoke with FoodBev Media’s Darren Wood at Food Ingredients Europe about the company’s new high-protein vegetarian soup, a tomato soup which contains nine grams of protein. The post Video: Glanbia discusses its new high-protein vegetarian soup appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Plain packaging ‘could cost food and beverage companies $187bn’ December 7, 2017
    Plain packaging policies could lead eight major food and beverage companies to lose $187bn in sales, according to a new study by Brand Finance. The post Plain packaging ‘could cost food and beverage companies $187bn’ appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Musgrave seals deal to acquire La Rousse Foods from Aryzta December 7, 2017
    Irish retail and wholesale company Musgrave has acquired La Rousse Foods from Aryzta for an undisclosed sum. The post Musgrave seals deal to acquire La Rousse Foods from Aryzta appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Unilever fined 60m euros over ice cream market abuse in Italy December 7, 2017
    Italy’s antitrust agency has fined Unilever €60m for abusing its dominant position in the country’s ice cream market through its Algida brand. The post Unilever fined 60m euros over ice cream market abuse in Italy appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Podcast: Gelita underlines collagen peptides key role December 7, 2017
    Gelita's Hans Ulrich-Frech spoke about the company's range of collagen peptide products which aid its consumers to remain healthy, strong and mobile. The post Podcast: Gelita underlines collagen peptides key role appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Astral Tequila launches ‘first’ US smart spirits bottle December 7, 2017
    Astral Tequila has released smart bottles of its tequila, which utilise near field communication technology to provide exclusive content. The post Astral Tequila launches ‘first’ US smart spirits bottle appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Coca-Cola HBC appoints Zoran Bogdanovic as chief executive December 7, 2017
    Coca-Cola HBC has today announced the appointment of Zoran Bogdanovic as the company’s new CEO with immediate effect. The post Coca-Cola HBC appoints Zoran Bogdanovic as chief executive appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • SunOpta invests in its roasted snack operations in Minnesota December 6, 2017
    SunOpta has announced it has made a ‘significant investment’ in its roasted snacks operations at its facility Crookston, Minnesota. The post SunOpta invests in its roasted snack operations in Minnesota appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Pulsin introduces flavoured pea and whey protein powders December 6, 2017
    British nutritional snack brand Pulsin has launched new flavoured pea and whey protein powders as it targets time-strapped consumers. The post Pulsin introduces flavoured pea and whey protein powders appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Coca-Cola opens its 45th bottling plant in China, investing $75.5m December 6, 2017
    Coca-Cola has opened its 45th bottling plant in China, which is the company's largest bottling plant in northern China. The post Coca-Cola opens its 45th bottling plant in China, investing $75.5m appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Gallery: New beverage products launched in November 2017 December 6, 2017
    This is a selection of new beverage products published to FoodBev.com in November 2017, including Pukka Herbs, Vermont Village and Après. The post Gallery: New beverage products launched in November 2017 appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • PureCircle partners with former tobacco farmers to grow stevia December 6, 2017
    Stevia producer PureCircle has partnered to farmers in North Carolina who previously grew tobacco through a programme to boost stevia output. The post PureCircle partners with former tobacco farmers to grow stevia appeared first on FoodBev Media.
  • Borden Cheese introduces new Thick Cut Shreds range December 6, 2017
    Borden Cheese has expanded its product range with the introduction of Thick Cut Shreds cheeses for the US market. The post Borden Cheese introduces new Thick Cut Shreds range appeared first on FoodBev Media.