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  • Cott acquires Dutch beverage company, Viteau

    November 20, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Cott Corporation announced that Eden Springs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cott, acquired Viteau International B.V. The acquisition of Viteau, a supplier of bottled water and point-of-use filtration services in the Netherlands, strengthens Eden Springs’ density in the region to

  • Denny’s and Egg Farmers of Canada team up

    November 19, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Egg Farmers of Canada is partnering with Denny’s Restaurants Canada, who now feature the Egg Quality Assurance (EQA) certification mark on their menus in restaurants across the country. “The EQA program is the culmination of decades of work building world-class

  • Nestlé opens 21st pet food factory

    November 18, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Nestlé Purina PetCare Company commemorated the opening of its 21st factory in the United States in Hartwell, Ga., to unlock growth potential for the production of Purina brands. With a total investment of more than $320 million, the new Hartwell

  • FSNS opening new testing lab

    November 18, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) announced the opening of its latest, leading-edge analytical testing laboratory for the food and consumables industry in the central region of the United States. The state-of-the-art facility is located in Dodge City, Kansas and will

  • FCPC announces new director

    November 15, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Food & Consumer Products of Canada (FCPC) is pleased to announce the hiring of Frank Scali to the role of director, industry affairs, effective Nov. 25. In this new role, Frank will lead FCPC’s Supply Chain Council – driving industry

  • McCain Foods to expand production line

    November 7, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    McCain Foods announced today it will invest $80 million towards the creation of a new Formed Potato Specialty production line at its existing Grand Falls, N.B. facility. The production expansion and creation of the new highspeed Formed Potato Specialty line

  • French company, Axereal, acquires Cargill’s malt business

    November 4, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Axereal, France’s largest grain cooperative, announced the acquisition of Cargill’s malt business on behalf of its subsidiary, Boortmalt. This acquisition makes Boortmalt the world’s leading player in the production of malt. “This acquisition meets our two strategic objectives:  Firstly, to

  • Lassonde to acquire Sun-Rype

    October 30, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Lassonde Industries Inc announced that two of its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement with subsidiaries of The Jim Pattison Group (JPG), to acquire Sun-Rype Products Ltd. a Canadian fruit-based snack and beverage manufacturer headquartered in Kelowna, B.C., and its

  • Puratos opens new innovation centre in Chicago

    October 29, 2019 by Christina Manocchio

    Puratos announced the opening of its newest Innovation Centre in the up-and-coming Pilsen neighbourhood of Chicago. The company invested $1.5 million into this new 6,700-square-foot facility, Puratos’ sixth innovation centre in the United States. Puratos operates 88 such Innovation centre

  • Funding available for Ontario food processors

    October 24, 2019 by Kristy Nudds

    Beginning in November, Ontario food processors and other businesses can apply for support under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (the Partnership). The application intake, which opens November 4, is tailored for agri-food businesses looking to increase food safety, develop new markets

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