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UK competition recognises businesses investing in future

22-Jan-2014 - A UK competition at this year’s Foodex show aims to recognise investments and innovation by food and drink manufacturers that helped to lift the UK economy out of the recession.

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New fat analyser to go on display in Atlanta

16-Jan-2014 - TOMRA will showcase its QVision 500 fat analyser at the International Production & Processing Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, from 28 to 30 January. The system will be demonstrated in Hall B at booth 6739.

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US meat and poultry show gets set for action

08-Jan-2014 - The 2014 International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) will feature over 1,140 exhibitors over 410,000sq ft, according to organisers.

Sealpac wins French packaging award

03-Dec-2013 - Global packaging firm Sealpac has won an award in Paris for its patented TenderPac system, which it claims can “significantly” extend shelf-life.

Process Expo attracts record visits

15-Nov-2013 - The co-located Process Expo and International Dairy show attracted record attendance of nearly 20,000 visitors, organisers have announced.

Milan to stage new meat industry event

11-Nov-2013 - A new meat processing and packaging show is to be held in Milan the year after next as part of an event organised by the Centrexpo Ipack-Ima Group.

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Process Expo sets out its stall in Chicago

30-Oct-2013 - The global food equipment and technology show Process Expo will take place in Chicago, Illinois on 3-6 November this year.

Anuga 2013 in pictures

17-Oct-2013 - Anuga 2013 proved a huge success with visitors from across the globe flocking to see the latest trends across the food and drink industry. Meat was no exception, and with exhibitors across more than two halls, there was plenty for visitors to see.

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Process Expo doubles international exhibits

17-Oct-2013 - As Process Expo is drawing closer, international exhibit sales have been doubled compared with its previous show in 2011.

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Process Expo speakers revealed

16-Oct-2013 - The speakers for the ‘Packaging in the New Millennium’ sessions at Process Expo (3-6 November) this year have been announced by the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA).

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IFFA 2013: Interview with director of brand management, Ina Stoltze

13-May-2013 - Globalmeatnews.com spoke to IFFA 2013 director of brand management, Ina Stoltze, about this year's show and what it said about the health of the global meat industry, as well as plans for IFFA 2016.

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Multivac claims to buck packaging decline

13-May-2013 - A global player in the packaging sector said it was bucking the general trend and reporting solid growth and was now expanding operations out of its traditional heartland, its leaders informed visitors to the IFFA trade fair in Frankfurt.

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Provisur acquires MultiTec

09-May-2013 - Provisur has acquired the assets of German technology company MultiTec GmbH & Co. KG, expanding its global technology, sales, service and manufacturing base.

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MicVac seals Japanese deal

08-May-2013 - Scandinavian food technology company MicVac announced a new venture in Asia at the international trade fair at IFFA in Frankfurt last weekend.

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Food machinery export boost for Germany

07-May-2013 - German exports of food processing machinery grew last year, according to figures from the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (VDMA).

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Cargill gives boost to meat packaging plant

25-Apr-2013 - US meat processing giant Cargill is investing US$5.5m in new technology for its Hazleten meat packaging plant to improve efficiency and product quality.

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McDonald’s revamps packaging

22-Jan-2013 - Burger giant McDonald’s has relaunched its packaging, incorporating QR codes which will give customers access to nutritional information via their mobile phones.

UK packaging firm opens Turkey base

15-Oct-2012 - A UK food packaging company has opened a new facility in Turkey in a bid to strengthen its global operations.

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New director general for Atlantis-Pak

21-Sep-2012 - Meat packaging company Atlantis-Pak, which has branches in Russia, the US and the Ukraine, has appointed Igor Perepletchikov as its director general.

Aseptic packaging faces surging demand

10-Aug-2012 - The global aseptic packaging industry has a predicted growth of 24% in the next five years, according to researchers.

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EFSA takes PET safety stance

08-Aug-2012 - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has adopted three scientific opinions on the safety of processes to recycle polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for use in food contact materials.

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Ishida appoints new German head

31-Jul-2012 - Weighing and packaging machinery supplier Ishida has announced a new appointment to head up the company’s German operations.

Packaging firm to open new Latin American site

12-Jul-2012 - A global packaging company is building a new facility in São Paulo, Brazil to reduce lead times and expand services for customers in South America.

Cardia Bioplastics gets halal certification

03-Jul-2012 - A global supplier of sustainable resins to the food packaging industries has announced its halal certification.

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New Bizerba factory has space for 3.25bn labels

02-Jul-2012 - A new state-of-the art warehouse, which has space for 3.25bn labels, has been opened by the Bizerba label factory in Bochum

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Top products at Foodex

Top products at Foodex

Global Meat News highlights a selection of the latest innovations for the meat processing sector on show...

China’s meat majors focus on convenience as incomes rise
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China’s meat majors focus on convenience as incomes rise

There was a time when convenience for China’s meat-eaters was a bag of frozen pork dumplings. But...

IPPE in pictures

IPPE in pictures

The annual International Production and Processing Expo braved foul weather but continued to prove a success with...

Beyond the BRIC… looking to the MINT
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Beyond the BRIC… looking to the MINT

Whenever the phrase ‘emerging’ economies is used, the acronym BRIC is usually quite close behind. However, on...

Looking back to look forwards
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Looking back to look forwards

Although the New Year has come and gone, there is still the opportunity to both look back...

Irish beef industry looks to China and the US
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Irish beef industry looks to China and the US

The Chinese and US markets will open to Irish beef during 2014, according to Irish Minister for...

Vion: turning a corner
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Vion: turning a corner

The decision by Vion to exit its processing operations throughout the UK sent shockwaves throughout the industry....

Editor's picks: Top 10 animal welfare stories of 2013

Editor's picks: Top 10 animal welfare stories of 2013

Animal welfare is an important consideration for the global meat industry. With increasingly strict laws on welfare,...