Sealed Air will use sale proceeds to repay debt and fund growth plans

Sealed Air to sell key divisions to equity firm

By Aidan Fortune

Packaging and hygiene solutions provider Sealed Air has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care food hygiene and cleaning businesses from its food care division to private investment firm Bain Capital Private Equity.

The Stein JSO-C Compact Jet Stream Oven is a good solution for smaller processors, JBT said

IPPE 2017

Compact oven created for small manufacturers of food

By Rod Addy

JBT Corp launched a compact oven for small food processors, including poultry producers and start-ups, at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2017 in Atlanta last week.

Uganda's government has revealed plans to crack down on meat hygiene levels

Uganda cracks down on abattoir standards

By Aaron McDonald

The government of Uganda has announced plans to implement greater enforcements on abattoirs and butchery businesses that do not practise minimum hygiene requirements, according to Uganda’s Daily Monitor.

Hygiene and efficiency were key themes at the show

Thomas Precision focuses on hygiene

By Ed Bedington

Hygiene and efficiency were two key themes at the International Production and Processing Expo in Atlanta, and Thomas Precision were on hand to highlight the developments within its Sepamatic systems for the benefit of both.

SmartProtec combats 20% more microbial strains that the company's previous coating

Viessman adds superior hygienic coating to fridges

By Eleanor Mackay

Viessmann Refrigeration has revealed its fridges and cold rooms will be antimicrobially coated as a standard to ensure the hygienic protective coating on Viessmann products is maintained for longer.

Canada promises action after E.coli beef recall

Canada promises action after E.coli beef recall

By Carina Perkins

With 11 cases of E.coli now confirmed following a massive beef recall in Canada, the country’s meat industry has said it will “spare no efforts” to ensure that its products are safe.

Meat at the top of French grocery carbon footprint

Meat at the top of French grocery carbon footprint

By Melodie Michel

Meat is accountable for one-third of the average French shopper’s carbon footprint, despite only representing 8% of the basket’s weight, and 23% of its cost, according to a study by French environment ministry CGDD.