Lamb Weston/Meijer Acquires Oerlemans Potato Division Lamb Weston/Meijer Acquires Oerlemans Potato Division
Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc. announced on April 26 that its European joint venture, Kruiningen, Holland-headquartered Lamb-Weston/Meijer v.o.f., has signed an agreement to buy the potato division of

Interpack Set to Meet and Greet Food Packaging Leaders Interpack Set to Meet and Greet Food Packaging Leaders
Interpack 2017 will be packed with more exhibitors than ever in its 55-year history, as the week-long international packaging and processing show is set to kick off on May 4 at the Düsseldorf

Performance 5.0 from tna Doubles Packaging Speed Performance 5.0 from tna Doubles Packaging Speed
Sydney, Australia-headquartered tna launched Performance 5.0, a new approach to high-speed production line performance, ahead of this year’s Interpack in Düsseldorf, Germany, which will take place

Tyson to Buy AdvancePierre, Aims to Part with Sara Lee Tyson to Buy AdvancePierre, Aims to Part with Sara Lee
Tyson Foods, Inc. and AdvancePierre Foods Holdings, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which a subsidiary of Springdale, Arkansas, USA-headquartered Tyson will launch a...

Cozy Harbor Frozen Lobster Top Prize Winner in Brussels Cozy Harbor Frozen Lobster Top Prize Winner in Brussels
Cozy Harbor Seafood of Portland, Maine, USA, and Globe Export/Algues de Bretagne of Rosporden, France, won grand prizes in the Seafood Excellence Global awards at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels.

Lidl Keynoter Addresses Sustainability at Seafood Forum Lidl Keynoter Addresses Sustainability at Seafood Forum
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) hosted their annual Seafood Futures Forum at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels on April 27. It provided an

Heat and Control Gets Ready to Roll at Interpack Show Heat and Control Gets Ready to Roll at Interpack Show
The recently launched FastBack 260E G3 cartridge system, integrated Spray Dynamics ‘Slurry On Demand’ continuous mixing and WeighBack systems will be in high profile at Heat and Control Stand D03

Conagra Names Barry Calpino Innovation Vice President Conagra Names Barry Calpino Innovation Vice President
Barry Calpino has joined Conagra Brands, Inc. as vice president of innovation. He will report to Darren Serrao, chief growth officer of the Chicago, Illinois-headquartered diversified foods company

Royal Greenland Posts Record Profit, Expands Platform Royal Greenland Posts Record Profit, Expands Platform
Frozen seafood and fishing company Royal Greenland achieved record earnings of DKK 335 million before tax while generating sales of more than DKK 7 billion during the recent 15-month period

McCain Recalls Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns in USA McCain Recalls Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns in USA
McCain Foods USA, Inc. is voluntarily recalling retail frozen hash browns that could be contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials that may have inadvertently entered processing lines along

Key Cleaning Line Bears Fruit at Emblème Canneberge Plant Key Cleaning Line Bears Fruit at Emblème Canneberge Plant
Emblème Canneberge was started in 2016 by several Canadian growers to add value by offering frozen cranberries of exceptional quality. When equipping their world-class production facility, they

Brussels Welcomes Largest Global Seafood Exposition Ever Brussels Welcomes Largest Global Seafood Exposition Ever
Thousands of buyers and sellers of fish and seafood are set to meet, greet and eat in Brussels from April 25-27 as the 25th running of Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global (formerly known

Chef Robyn Keeps on Truckin' at Sea Delight’s SEG Stand Chef Robyn Keeps on Truckin' at Sea Delight’s SEG Stand
Sea Delight will feature celebrity Chef Robyn Almodovar preparing dishes from responsibly sourced seafood products showcased at the Miami, Florida-based company’s booth during Seafood Expo

MAPAMA Organizes Major Spanish Seafood Presence at SEG MAPAMA Organizes Major Spanish Seafood Presence at SEG
“Discover our Fisheries: Competitive and Sustainable” will be the slogan of the MAPAMA Pavilion in Hall 7, where 22 Spanish companies will hold forth during the April 25-27 Seafood Expo Global

Turkish Seafood Sector in High Profile at Brussels Fair Turkish Seafood Sector in High Profile at Brussels Fair
Leading companies from the Turkish seafood industry attending Seafood Expo Global/Seafood Processing Global in Brussels will exhibit products at Booths 2101, 2201 and 2301, organized by the

IARW-WFLO Convention Serves up Lots of Food for Thought IARW-WFLO Convention Serves up Lots of Food for Thought
Following insightful presentations by Todd Hale, former Nielsen Co. vice president, and Stephen Moore, Heritage Foundation distinguished visiting fellow, during the first two days of the IARW-WFLO...

Bonduelle to Boost Frozen Vegetable Output in New York Bonduelle to Boost Frozen Vegetable Output in New York
Bonduelle USA has announced that it will invest $20 million to expand frozen vegetable production capacity at three plants in upstate New York acquired from Siloam Springs, Arkansas-based Allen’s,

Ice Cream a Sweet Spot in Unilever First Quarter Results Ice Cream a Sweet Spot in Unilever First Quarter Results
Ice cream sales scored solid results for Unilever during the first quarter of 2017, as the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant saw overall turnover increase 6.1% to €13.3 billion, including a positive

NFI Enlists Chungah Rhee to Promote Shrimp Consumption NFI Enlists Chungah Rhee to Promote Shrimp Consumption
The McLean, Virginia-headquartered National Fisheries Institute’s (NFI) Shrimp Council has signed up prominent online influencer and cookbook author Chungah Rhee, creator of the widely followed

Schwan's Celebrates 65 Years in Frozen Food Business Schwan's Celebrates 65 Years in Frozen Food Business
In the United States, 65 is generally the retirement age for those who have spent most of their adult lifetimes laboring in the nation’s workforce. At Schwan’s Company, reaching the milestone

As LJS Adds Chicken to Reel Deal, KFC Zings with Zinger As LJS Adds Chicken to Reel Deal, KFC Zings with Zinger
Long John Silver’s (LJS), the quick service seafood restaurant chain known especially for classic battered, hand-dipped whitefish and fried shrimp, has added Crispy Breaded Chicken Tenders to the

Pfaff Appointment Adds Muscle to tna’s Processing Arm Pfaff Appointment Adds Muscle to tna’s Processing Arm
Sydney, Australia-headquartered food processing and packaging equipment supplier tna has named Carel Pfaff as group product manager in charge of the company’s processing portfolio, which includes

Thai Union CEO’s London Marathon Run to Benefit WWF-UK Thai Union CEO’s London Marathon Run to Benefit WWF-UK
As part of his personal commitment to improving long-term sustainability of the oceans, Thiraphong Chansiri, avid runner and chief executive officer of Thai Union Group PCL, aims to go the distance

Snowbird Foods Appoints Helen Swan Commercial Director Snowbird Foods Appoints Helen Swan Commercial Director
Helen Swan has been named commercial director of Enfield, Middlesex, England-based Snowbird Foods Ltd. She will serve with joint managing directors Albert McGovern and Philip Paul on a three-person

Americold Ups San Antonio Capacity with Second Coldstore Americold Ups San Antonio Capacity with Second Coldstore
Atlanta, Georgia, USA-headquartered Americold has purchased a second cold storage warehouse in San Antonio, Texas, for an undisclosed price. Operated as a food distribution center, the building is