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Dean Foods has announced that it and substantially all of its subsidiaries have initiated voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in the Southern District of Texas.
The NC Food Innovation Lab (NCFIL) will open on November 14, with a ribbon cutting, facility tour, and open house celebration. NCFIL is a 16,000-square-foot plant-based food processing and product development facility located on the 350-acre North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C.
Sugar reduction remains a central topic in the media and among consumers and opportunities for reducing sugar intake are taking several directions as companies address evolving concerns and demands.
The World Food Prize Foundation has named Barbara Stinson as president of the organization, effective Jan. 4, 2020.
To gain deeper insight into fresh food consumers as well as fresh food manufacturers and retailers, Deloitte surveyed 2,000 consumers and 153 fresh food industry executives.
Mann Packing has announced the voluntary recall of a series of vegetable products sold to select retailers in the United States and Canada.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced $41.4 million in 23 competitive grants to support projects to increase the purchase of fruits and vegetables among low-income consumers participating in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) by providing incentives at the point of purchase.
Mississippi’s revised labeling regulations have taken effect, allowing plant-based food companies to continue using common meat product terms like “burgers” and “hot dogs.”
Riviana Foods has expanded its production capacity for its microwaveable rice products under the Minute rice brand.
As part of its 2020 strategy to expand the capabilities of its global flavor and fragrance business, Givaudan has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Ungerer & Co., the U.S.-based flavor, fragrance, and specialty ingredients company.