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Processed fruit and vegetables
Energy from vegetable peelings
What have vegetables to do with being energy efficient? A lot- according to members of the 'working group for energy efficient companies in Diepholz' (Lower Saxony),who were recently convinced of thisfollowing a visit to the company 'Meyer Gemüsebearbeitung' in Twistringen. During the tour through the.....
Blackberry juice effective as antimicrobial and preservative
Blackberry juice could be used as an antimicrobial in food products to prevent foodborne infections, and as a food preservative. Researchers have published a study in Food Control journal showing that blackberries possess several biological activities, including antimicrobial and nutritional effects.The.....
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Italy: Aureli reveals new vegetable based ingredients at Fi Europe
The 2013 edition of Fi-Food ingredients Europe, the main exhibition for food&beverage ingredient suppliers, distributors and buyers, has taken place in Frankfurt. The Aureli Mario company also took part to the event with a stand which has been particularly appreciated by professionals.The wide colour.....
Gianfranco D'Amico (AD Bonduelle Italia)
Italy: Simplify supply and discover real expectations of final consumers
After a career spent supporting the Bonduelle brand in Italy, Umberto Galassini has recently appointed Gianfranco D'Amico (in the photo), 44, in his place.Gianfranco D'Amico has a lengthy experience in the food sector as he was was Sales Vice President for Danone Italia for three years.FreshPlaza - Why.....
EnWave, Bonduelle signs commercial royalty-bearing license
EnWave Corporation announced that it has signed a Commercial Royalty-Bearing License with a division of Bonduelle, the world's leading processed vegetable producer. The License grants Bonduelle the exclusive global rights to develop and launch dehydrofrozen ("DHF") vegetables using the Company's Radiant.....
Del Monte inspires Americans to plant a garden in their pantries
To inspire Americans to eat more fruits and vegetables year-round, Del Monte has partnered with Brit + Co., an online platform and e-commerce company, to create a four-part pantry content series. This series encourages consumers to think of their pantries more like their own personal garden. The pantry,.....
Still moderate apple demand for processing in Russia
The demand for apples for processing is still moderate in the Russian Federation due to low sales of end products with the most serious problems being faced by AJC (apple juice concentrate) manufacturers.Nevertheless, taking into account a further decrease in supply of raw apples due to a seasonal factor,.....
The next generation of fruit is functional, says Taura
Taura Natural Ingredients is launching a range of next-‐generation URC® fruit concepts combining the goodness and flavour of real fruit with the health benefits of functional ingredients.There are three variants in Taura’s new functional fruit line‐up, which is set to be unveiled at the.....
Farmers fear losing major contracts
Heinz closing Ontario plant in 2014, cutting more than 700 jobs
After more than a century operating in the heart of Ontario’s tomato country, ketchup-maker Heinz Canada is closing the doors of its plant in Leamington next year.Heinz has been in Leamington for more than a century, after choosing the city in 1909 for its first expansion outside the United States. The.....
to meet growing consumption demands
Russia: Crown Food and Bonduelle partner up to install new packaging production line
Crown Food Europe has partnered with the Bonduelle Group to install a new metal packaging production line inside the company’s Novotitarovskaia plant in Krasnodar Krai, southern Russia. Russian consumption has been growing significantly over the last five years, driven in no small part by international.....
US: Van Drunen Farms launches nutrient-dense IQF tomato
Van Drunen Farms (VDF) added IQF Tomato to its product offerings, for convenience and flavor with high vitamin and nutrient content.VDF's IQF Tomato is available in multiple dice sizes and can be purchased as oven-roasted or fire-roasted for additional flavor. Sliced IQF Grape Tomato is also offered, along.....
EU: Gerber Emig and Refresco merger complete
The shareholders of Refresco and Gerber Emig are pleased to announce completion of the merger between Refresco and Gerber Emig. This follows approval of the European Competition Commission on October 4, 2013. The European Competition Commission’s green light to merge is conditional upon divestment of the.....
EU: Naturex’s 100% fruit & vegetable powders offer clean-label indulgence
Naturex is to highlight sweet & savoury product applications that offer ‘permissible indulgence’, using its NAT F&V™ 100% fruit & vegetable powders at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe 2013. Naturex will invite visitors to try natural sweet & savoury indulgent application concepts.....
Melissa's promotes healthy, convenience food products
Melissa's Produce, a leading American distributor of speciality fresh produce and foods processed from fresh produce, used last month's PMA Fresh Summit to highlight some of their conveniently-packaged food items.Robert Schueller, of Melissa's Produce, promoted the health benefits of their Shirataki Noodles,.....