Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kent FrozenFoods, a successful UK-based foodservice distributor with revenue in the year ended 31 December 2016 of £47 million.
The acquisition, which is conditional upon approval from the Competition and Markets Auth ... more
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) said Tuesday that all of its packaging worldwide will come from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, up from the current figure of 50 percent. The fast food giant also aims to recycle guest packaging in all its restaurants by then, compared with only 10 ... more
German sugar producer Suedzucker AG (SUEZF.PK) reported that its result from operations for the third-quarter declined to 86 million euros from 133 million euros in the prior year. But, quarterly revenue for the third-quarter rose to 1.81 billion euros from 1.70 billion euros in the prior ... more
The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. This is shown by a recent study led by the University of Bonn. Particularly disturbing: Unhealthy food seems to make the body’s defenses more aggressive in the long term. Even long after swit ... more
McDonald's is testing the use of fresh beef in another burger, the latest move by the fast food chain to swap out frozen beef as it seeks to improve its image.
The company said Tuesday that the new burger, called Archburger, is being tested in seven McDonald's restaurants in Tulsa, Oklahoma ... more
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that Ferndale, Wash. establishment Hempler Foods Group, LLC, is recalling approximately 4,068 pounds of pepperoni sticks products due to contamination of extraneous material, specifically metal. The fi ... more
Once again the WorldStar competition, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), has recognised excellence in aluminium foil innovation by naming four winning entries from the Alufoil Trophy 2017 in its own list of winners. Amcor and Constantia Flexibles provided the successful en ... more
The World Star Awards 2018 have awarded five Mondi entries for their innovative character. The prestigious awards, organised annually by the World Packaging Organisation, take candidates from 33 national awards and five continents into consideration.
“We are honoured by this distinction and ... more
A court in Dusseldorf is set to begin hearing arguments Tuesday in an appeal case to overturn fines imposed on a sausage makers' cartel. The group of 21 companies, known as the "sausage cartel," was fined a total 338 million euros (398 million dollars) in 2014 by Germany's Bundeskartellamt ... more
Hannah Holscher, assistant professor of nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois is a recipient of the second annual New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research award. The annual set of early-career grants to outstanding food and agric ... more