Effects of the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic were dramatically evident in early March when New Hope Network postponed the annual Natural Products Expo West exhibition in Anaheim. The move immediately impacted an estimated 90,000 attendees and 3,600 exhibitors.
Oregon facility gives Blount an additional 80,000 square feet of production capacity
January 9, 2020
The company will add all new processing equipment, including a cutting-edge “spiral hydro chiller” for quick-chilling soups to lock in freshness, as well as proprietary cooking kettles that are both large enough for production efficiencies yet small enough to allow soup to be made largely by hand in small batches.
Rising diagnosis of celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are also driving the demand for convenient, gluten-free options. According to a recent report, the gluten-free market is expected to grow at a healthy CAGR of 9.1%, with an estimated value of $32.39 USD by 2025.
The natural extracts can now be a direct offering to clients, shortening lead times and gaining supply chain efficiencies
November 14, 2019
These new extractions can be used across a wide variety of applications including yogurts, ice creams, desserts, bakery, confectionery, protein shakes, and beverages – both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.
$27 million expansion will double current operational output, and is the second time in three years the company has implemented a significant capital project
November 14, 2019
This is the fifth expansion at the Riviana complex which began in 2006 with the purchase of approximately 310 acres of land on South Lauderdale and the company being granted a 12-year PILOT incentive for its investment to acquire the property and construct and equip the facility.
Orgain is Butterfly’s fifth investment within its “seed to fork” approach to investing in food across agriculture, aquaculture, food and beverage products, food distribution and foodservice
November 11, 2019
The partnership will enable Orgain to scale its purpose-driven brand and expand its reach and positive impact. In particular, it will allow for an increased focus to be placed on expanding consumer awareness, product innovation and global distribution.
New equipment allows food and beverage customers to efficiently experiment with new ingredients and formulations
November 8, 2019
At MPC’s Dayton, OH manufacturing facility, the Lochner lab masher is paired with a custom-built lab scale system for a microcosm match of large-volume mash filtration. For the company’s food and beverage industry customers, this opens up a world of potential for product innovation, allowing them to try new recipes and ingredients expediently and inexpensively.
Mendota, Ill., facility can mill spring, winter and soft wheat varieties plus two types of whole wheat
September 20, 2019
Archer Daniels Midland Company joined local officials to celebrate the opening of its new, state-of-the-art flour mill in Mendota, Ill. It is the largest flour mill ever built from the ground up in North America, according to the company.
Shanghai, China-based Citromax Ingredients (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. will service China and the Southeast Asian markets with product offerings including the core Citromax product line of citrus oils and blends, beverage bases, lemon juice, lemon peel, lemon pulp, and flavorings.