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Processed fruit and vegetables
US (WA):Fresh apple juice made in Prosser sold to grocery stores nationwide
To make 'tude Juice, the whole apples, minus the seeds and stem, are pressed. The skins of the apples are ground up in the process and become part of the juice, giving the juice its unique colours.The apple juices made by Fresh Matters come in green, yellow, deep orange and whitish pink. The colours created.....
Hungary: New tomato processing plant in Kecskemet
Univer Product Zrt. has invested HUF 3.5 billion (around 11.27 million Euro) in the construction of a new tomato processing plant in Kecskemet. The plant was inaugurated by Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orban and the deputy mayor of Kecskemet, Szemereyné Pataki Klaudia.The investment has been made in less.....
Frozen: How Fresh Stays Fresh
Frozen food industry seeks to heat up sales
Frozen food makers have launched their first national TV ad in defence of their products as the category fights to boost slipping sales. The ad includes the tag line, “Frozen: How Fresh Stays Fresh,” and is intended to address negative misconceptions people have about frozen foods.It’s part of a marketing.....
Experts reinforce why people should stop eating processed foods
Most people know that the key to a healthy body includes a healthy diet, one that’s void of processed foods and comprised of organic, fresh ones. Eating as fresh as possible keeps people away from harmful additives that often disguise themselves on labelling as unpronounceable words, or appear as.....
S.Africa’s AH-Vest expects loss for the year
The South African tomato sauce and value-added products producer, also known as All Joy Foods, expects its basic earnings per share and headline earnings per share to decrease to a loss or headline loss of between 4.35 cents to 4.45 cents per share.“The delay in the factory move and increased costs due to,.....
Fruit juice gaining popularity in Malaysia
Many people believe that drinking fruit juices bring benefits to the body. But trends show that juicing up is about more than just being healthy. Increasingly, it is becoming a question of being healthy and trendy.The growing number of consumers who take their time to be aware and informed on what goes into.....
Indian PM asks cola companies to blend carbonated drinks with fruit juice
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 24 said he has asked soft drink makers like Pepsi to try and mix carbonated drinks with 5 per cent fruit juice to help distressed farmers find a new market for their produce."We drink Pepsi, Coca-Cola and I do not know how many similar beverages are available in the.....
AU: Juice factory's operating hours extended for third time in less than a year
The Griffith City Council has defended its decision to further extend the operating hours of a company that has breached its development consent conditions.It is the third time in nine months the council has allowed the extra operating hours beyond the original consent rules.The Mayor John Dal Broi says two.....
Romania: Aid to apple producers shipping to processors in 2015
The Romanian apple market, is threatened by Polish fruit, say growers, who denounce the low prices at which their produce is currently sold. Additionally, representatives of Romanian growers complain of the low prices paid for apples going to processors.The first data show that Romania's fruit production in.....
Russian Slobodino to produce dried fruit and vegetables
The industrial complex Kedr-Plus located in the industrial park Slobodino, Kirov region, signed a collaboration agreement with a group of companies “Dry-food” (Moscow) and “Center for Strategic Investment” (Moscow) in the Kirov region. It is planned to build in Slobodino in 2015 a vegetable processing.....
Union Food Minister, Harsimrat Kaur Badal:
India: Beat inflation by reducing vegetable waste
The government’s immediate focus is to bring down wastage in fruits and vegetables by stepping up food processing, Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said here on Thursday. The government expects processing in fruits and vegetables to go up from the current low level of two per cent to six.....
Uganda: Museveni to launch Soroti Fruit Processing Factory
President Yoweri Museveni will today launch the proposed fruit-processing factory in the Eastern region, which Government expects to boost employment figures and also create a viable market for the fruits, especially mangoes and oranges of Teso farmers.The factory will be development under a.....
China to import Malaysian frozen durians worth RM2 mln ($618,000 USD) a month
Malaysia is expected to export up to four containers of frozen durians worth RM2 million a month to China following the introduction of the MiTrace Traceability System.“The first container of frozen durians valued at RM500,000 is expected to arrive in Nanning by next week,” said the Prime Minister’s special.....
Poland: Blueberry production growing faster than demand
Piotr Milewski, CEO of Milbor, which is a manufacturer and exporter of blueberries and juices marketed under the brand Merry Berry, said that he believes that "with the amount of blueberries currently being planted in Poland, prices will only steadily decline, as production is growing a little faster than.....