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Gherkins for Burger King
The Carl Kühne food company from Hamburg, is Germany's market leader when it comes to gherkins and red cabbage. The company's 2013 revenue is estimated at 320 million Euro, of which 40% is earned abroad, reports the German paper 'De Welt' on their website.Kühne has 1580 employees throughout 50 countries. The.....
Canada: Tomato law saves former Heinz Plant from closing
A group of Ontario investors announced last week they plan to run the century-old plant and take over producing and distributing tomato juice for Heinz in the Canadian market. The move spared 250 of the 740 workers slated to lose their jobs in Leamington, Ontario, widely known as the tomato capital of.....
POM Wonderful announces partnership with food ingredient broker
POM Wonderful®, has announced a partnership with York Sutch & Associates, one of the largest ingredient brokerage firms in the United States. YSA, which specializes in premium nuts, seeds, chocolates and dried fruits, will play a key role in the representation of POM Wonderful’s industrial pomegranate.....
Uganda: Sh2b fruit bottling plant commissioned
Sarah Kataike the state minister for Luweero triangle has commissioned a sh2b bottling plant in Kawempe in a move to add value to Uganda’s agricultural products.The factory is equipped with machines to process fresh fruit into bottled juice.The J&S bottling company is currently producing tomato sauce,.....
Bonduelle launches salad + dessert formula
Bonduelle has launched the 1st offer of a whole cold meal. This product is the result of a study, carried out for the company by Food Service Vision, that revealed the compromises the consumer is faced with during their lunch break (time, equipment, budget...) as well as their desires and physiological.....
Canadian group takes over once-doomed Ontario Heinz factory
An announcement made early Thursday morning confirmed that the Heinz factory in Leamington, Ont., would remain open, after the company had marked it for closure this June.Ontario-based Highbury Canco Corporation announced Thursday morning that it has reached an agreement with Heinz to operate the.....
In honour of National Potato Chip Day
Washington State Potato Commission gives away 10,000 bags of chips
The Washington State Potato Commission is giving away 10,000 bags of chips to one of the commission’s Facebook fans in honour of National Potato Chip Day on March 14.To enter the drawing, a person must “like” the Washington State Potato Commission Facebook page and “share” the contest announcement post with.....
US: Bonduelle named Agricultural Business of the Year
Headquartered in France, Bonduelle is a worldwide market leader in prepared vegetables. The recent addition to Western New York has been named the Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Business of the Year. “We are proud to be recognized by the community,” Byron Facility Manager Jim Newcomb said......
Quirch Foods® launches Chiquita™ frozen foods
Quirch Foods®, one of the largest distributors of food products in the Southeastern U.S. and the Caribbean, is excited to announce a licensing agreement with Chiquita Brands to sell Chiquita™ frozen Maduros (Ripe Plantains), Tostones (Green Plantains), Yuca (Cassava) and Fruit Pulp (for Juice and.....
Russia: Salad becomes main core business for Vegetoria
At Fruit Logistica, FreshPlaza met the managers of Vegetoria, a Russian company, which has been collaborating with Italian "La Linea Verde" to promote fresh-cut and ready-to-eat products on the Russian market since 2012.Andrew Chuenko, owner and partner of Vegetoria, a leading agricultural holding in Moscow.....
$22m assistance package for SPC Ardmona
The Victorian Government has announced a $22 million assistance package for SPC Ardmona, Australia's largest food processor and packaging company.The Federal Government last month rejected a $25 million assistance request from SPC parent company Coca-Cola Amatil, putting the jobs of at least 2,700 people in.....
Bonduelle like-for-like turnover up 4.9%
Turnover increased to €987.7m in the six months to the end of December - up 4.9% on a like-for-like basis*- and 0.9% higher on reported figures, after adjustment for scope of consolidation and currency exchange rates.Based on recorded activity level over the first six months, the group reiterates the annual.....
New vegetable plant won't seek government funding
A private company has decided to push forward with plans to build a $40 million vegetable processing plant in south-east Queensland's Lockyer Valley, having given up hope of any government funding.Lockyer Farmers United was formed in 2011 when food manufacturer Heinz decided to stop processing beetroot in.....
US: Tomato processors remain optimistic
The price farmers get for tomatoes is going up, and that likely means the cost will be passed on to consumers. Farmers will receive $83 per ton, up from $70.50 last year.Tomato processors are projected to contract 13.5 million tons this year, according to the California Department of Food and Agriculture and.....