Extreme Weather Conditions Hit European Vegetable Crops Extreme Weather Conditions Hit European Vegetable Crops
For the third year in a row, Europe is experiencing a very hot summer and prolonged drought conditions, reports the Brussels-based European Association of Fruit and Vegetable Processors (PROFEL).

Bosch Group Plans to Unload Packaging Equipment Operation Bosch Group Plans to Unload Packaging Equipment Operation
Bosch is looking for a buyer for its packaging machinery business (PA) – more specifically the food and pharmaceuticals units of the Stuttgart, Germany-headquartered company’s Packaging Technology

Flair Flexible Packaging Opens Facility Near Guadalajara Flair Flexible Packaging Opens Facility Near Guadalajara
Expanding its presence in the Mexican marketplace, Flair Flexible Packaging has inaugurated a facility in El Zapote, Jalisco. The operation offers full converting and quality assurance, material

Greenyard Comments on Listeria Contamination and Victims Greenyard Comments on Listeria Contamination and Victims
Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium-headquartered Greenyard has responded to a number of articles that have appeared in the press regarding a deadly Listeria monocytogenes outbreak in Europe and

Healthy Choice Powers Up to Serve Breakfast in America Healthy Choice Powers Up to Serve Breakfast in America
The Healthy Choice Power Bowls line of frozen ready meal options is being extended into the breakfast meal segment with four new varieties. The launch of morning Power Bowls by Chicago, Illinois,

Saucy Fish’s Creative Marketing Hooks Younger Consumers Saucy Fish’s Creative Marketing Hooks Younger Consumers
Since launching into the retail frozen food sector last year and securing listings with Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Ocado and Amazon Fresh, 69% of Grimsby, England-based Saucy Fish Co.’s spend has been

Central Foods Distributes Ajinomoto Gyoza in UK Market Central Foods Distributes Ajinomoto Gyoza in UK Market
Northamptonshire, England-based Central Foods has introduced three Japanese frozen dumpling products to the foodservice sector. The new gyoza offerings feature duck and chicken fillings, as well as

Asian Bowls Increase Crazy Cuizine Brand Presence in USA Asian Bowls Increase Crazy Cuizine Brand Presence in USA
Day-Lee Foods’ Crazy Cuizine Asian-inspired frozen entrees and appetizers have achieved substantial distribution advances across grocery channels in the United States following the debut of Asian

Greenyard Recalls Frozen Vegetables Produced in Hungary Greenyard Recalls Frozen Vegetables Produced in Hungary
Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium-headquartered Greenyard is recalling certain frozen vegetable products manufactured at its plant in Baja, Hungary, between August of 2016 and June 20, 2018, due to

Update on Listeria Monocytogenes Foodborne Outbreak in EU Update on Listeria Monocytogenes Foodborne Outbreak in EU
Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom

Conagra Seals Sale of Del Monte in Canada to Bonduelle Conagra Seals Sale of Del Monte in Canada to Bonduelle
Conagra Brands, Inc. on July 4 announced that it has completed the divestiture of its Canadian Del Monte processed fruit and vegetable business to the Villeneuve d’Ascq, France-headquartered

Red Lobster Off-Premise Deliveries Gear Up with DoorDash Red Lobster Off-Premise Deliveries Gear Up with DoorDash
The Red Lobster seafood restaurant chain is expanding its partnership with DoorDash, a last-mile logistics platform that provides on-demand restaurant food delivery. By mid-July its services will

Maple Leaf to Buy Select Poultry Assets of Cericola Farms Maple Leaf to Buy Select Poultry Assets of Cericola Farms
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada-headquartered Maple Leaf Foods has signed a definitive agreement to acquire two poultry plants and associated supply from Cericola Farms, a privately held company.

Global Poultry Scene Volatile, but Local Markets Bullish Global Poultry Scene Volatile, but Local Markets Bullish
While the international poultry business has recently become highly volatile, there have been some major movements in trade streams and prices due to several important factors, according to the

Europe’s Biggest Land-based Salmon Farm Coming to Norway Europe’s Biggest Land-based Salmon Farm Coming to Norway
Fredrikstad Seafoods, a subsidiary of Fredrikstad, Norway-headquartered Nordic Aquafarms, has obtained a construction permit for a 10,000-square-meter facility that will be the largest land-based

NewCold to Site Second US Refrigerated Warehouse in Idaho NewCold to Site Second US Refrigerated Warehouse in Idaho
Breda, Netherlands-headquartered NewCold Advanced Cold Logistics is investing $90 million to build a 140-foot-high, 25-million-cubic foot sub-zero cold storage facility in Burley, Idaho. Scheduled

Conagra-Pinnacle Union Creates Frozen Food Powerhouse Conagra-Pinnacle Union Creates Frozen Food Powerhouse
Chicago, Illinois-headquartered Conagra Brands has reached a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Parsippany, New Jersey-based Pinnacle Foods in a cash and stock deal valued at

Tna Boosts Customer Support in Mexico’s Growing Market Tna Boosts Customer Support in Mexico’s Growing Market
Sydney, Australia-headquartered tna, a supplier of integrated food processing and packaging equipment with over 35 years of experience and 14,000 systems installed in more than 120 countries, has

Lyco Sanitary Zero Maintenance Screen Reclaims Wastewater Lyco Sanitary Zero Maintenance Screen Reclaims Wastewater
The global poultry and beef industries are becoming more cognizant of saving water and, at the same time, saving money by reusing their wastewater. Assisting in the process is the new Sanitary Zero

GFI’s Chicken Quinoa & Kale Nuggets Make WFIA Finals GFI’s Chicken Quinoa & Kale Nuggets Make WFIA Finals
Sharjah-headquartered Global Food Industries (GFI), a value-added frozen food manufacturing unit of Albatha Holding, one of the largest conglomerates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), was a

Mediterranean Buffet Skewers on the Menu this Summer Mediterranean Buffet Skewers on the Menu this Summer
With the summer party season in full swing in the United Kingdom, frozen food distributor Central Foods is shining the spotlight on its Mediterranean buffet skewers. Convenient for caterers who are

Taco Bell Rings in Watermelon Freeze With Faux Seeds Taco Bell Rings in Watermelon Freeze With Faux Seeds
Summer arrived in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21. It also marked National Smoothie Day in the United States and International Day of Yoga. Some folks dining at the Taco Bell Mexican fast food

Stavis Introduces Prince Edward Frozen Organic Mussels Stavis Introduces Prince Edward Frozen Organic Mussels
Boston, Massachusetts-based Stavis Seafoods, a vertically integrated importer and manufacturer of seafood products, has unveiled frozen Prince Edward Whole Organic Mussels, available in both

McCain Mulls $400,000 Incentive to Build Caldwell Plant McCain Mulls $400,000 Incentive to Build Caldwell Plant
McCain Foods has narrowed the site search for construction of its next frozen food processing plant in the United States to two locations, one in Idaho and the other in Washington state, according

Jenny Craig Integrates DNA Testing into Nutrition Plans Jenny Craig Integrates DNA Testing into Nutrition Plans
Jenny Craig, Inc., a Carlsbad, California-headquartered weight management and counseling company that distributes frozen meals and other food products to clients in North America, Australia and New