FrozenFoodsBiz Update - September 19th 2017

  
 
 
 
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process expo elert
It’s Ready, Set, GO for Process Expo in Chi-ca-GO!
Process Expo 2017, billed as the largest trade fair in North America dedicated exclusively to the international food and beverage industry, kicks off at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois, on September 19 for a four-day run. Held every two years, the latest edition is expected to attract over 20,000 visitors who will make the most of an opportunity to check out a wide variety of food and drink production equipment and services offered by more than 800 exhibiting companies.
 
Sponsored by the McLean, Virginia...
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Largest Pack Expo Las Vegas Ever Almost Ready to Roll
The clock is counting down for Pack Expo, which runs from September 25-27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Nevada. Organized by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PPMI), North America’s biggest packaging event of the year provides a good opportunity for suppliers and buyers to network and see cutting-edge technology in action.
 
Over 30,000 attendees, including 5,000 international visitors from more than 125 countries, are expected to...
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Indian Ice Cream Sales Value Grows at Double Digit Rate
How sweet it is! The ice cream business in India is one of the fastest expanding segments in the nation’s food processing industry, jumping from Rs 9,000 crore in value last year to Rs 12,000 crore in 2017, according to Sudhir Shah, secretary of the Indian Ice Cream Manufacturers’ Association (IICMA).
 
Meanwhile, there’s plenty of room for further expansion on the horizon.
 
“While the ice cream industry is growing at...
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China’s Yiguo.com, Global Aquaculture Alliance Sign MOU
Yiguo.com and the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during a ceremony in Shanghai on September 15, at which time the Chinese company announced it would begin working with GAA’s Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP) third-party certification program.
 
The China-based grocery food e-commerce platform committed to including BAP in its seafood sourcing policy and preferentially sell fish and seafood that originate from BAP-certified facilities...
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Red Lobster Endless Shrimp Menu Offers Two More Choices
Recently introduced Mediterranean- and Nashville-style flavors are available to savor in large measure at Red Lobster restaurants in North America through October 9, as the seafood chain’s Endless Shrimp promotion lures consumers to eat as much as they like for a fixed price.
 
Diners may mix and match their shrimp selections, choosing among a variety of traditional options as well as a pair of new offerings. They start off by ordering two preparations, and when ready, are allowed to continue picking additional shrimp selections one at a...
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B&G’s Next Giant Step is Pasta Alternative Veggie Spirals
Green Giant, on a roll with frozen vegetable product rollouts during the past year, has announced that it will roll into 2018 with the debut of Veggie Spirals in January. The gluten-free pasta alternatives will feature carrot, zucchini and butternut squash varieties in 12-ounce (340 gram) packs containing between 65% and 90% fewer carbohydrates per serving than traditional grain-based pasta.
 
"The power of Green Giant is real, and B&G Foods is proud to have begun reinvigorating this beloved brand as we continue to...
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coles middles pack elert
Cole's Takes the Middles Road with Stuffed Bread Snack
Grand Rapids, Michigan-headquartered Cole’s Quality Foods is introducing Middles, a stuffed bread that combines savory, salty and sweet flavors into a new snack concept. The product will be available later this month in the freezer sections of grocery, club, supermarket and convenience stores throughout the USA at a suggested retail price of $3.99 per 10.8-ounce box containing eight bread bites.
 
Inspired by the popular combination of bread and cheese, Middles advances the concept by featuring the soft...
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Heat and Control Opens Manufacturing Facility in India
Heat and Control has inaugurated a new food processing equipment factory in Mahindra World City, a purpose-built business hub situated approximately 65 kilometers from Chennai, India, and 35 kilometers from the international airport. It has a manufacturing area of over 11,800 square meters (the equivalent of over one and a half soccer fields), making it one of the company’s largest production sites in the world.
 
Active in the Indian market for some 35 years, the company first established a sales office in Chennai 20 years...
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