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Premier Foods acquires the Spice Tailor

Premier Foods acquires the Spice Tailor, a premium Indian and Southeast Asian meal kits and accompaniments brand.

Cargill and Continental Grain buy Sanderson Farms

Cargill and Continental Grain Company complete the previously announced acquisition of Sanderson Farms.

Arva Flour Mills purchases Red River Cereal Brand from Smucker Foods

Arva Flour Mills, North America’s oldest continuously operating commercial flour mill, acquires the Red River Cereal Brand from Smucker Foods of Canada Corp.

Keurig Dr Pepper changes its executive leadership team

Keurig Dr Pepper announces changes to its executive leadership team. Ozan Dokmecioglu will become CEO on July 29, at which time chair and CEO Bob Gamgort will transition to the role of executive chair. Andrew Archambault has been promoted to president, commercial, effective August 1.

Eco Guardian wins Sobeys’ Plastic Waste Challenge

Eco Guardian, a Newmarket, Ont.-based retail packaging supplier, wins Sobeys’ Plastic Waste Challenge with a sugarcane and bamboo fibre packaging.
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Honeywell Intelligrated Food and Beverage

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Food Law

Food Law: Impact of supply chain disruptions on food labelling

Food manufacturers want clarity on CFIA’s position on labelling flexibilities for substitutions, omissions, and variations in ingredients. Further, clarity is needed in how the provisions of FDR and CFIA’s own guidance are to be interpreted, particularly considering that it is becoming increasingly unclear when certain supply chain disruptions will be fully resolved. » Read full article
Supply chain crisis

How the supply chain crisis brings opportunities

The ongoing supply chain crisis continues to bring challenges for manufacturers and suppliers. Those same challenges can bring opportunities to rethink how food and beverage operations are managed. Rosanna Lamanna, CPA, CA, LPA, a partner in Fuller Landau, highlights the need for accurate and efficient inventory management in these volatile times. » Read full article
Shelf-life extender

A natural shelf-life extender for clean label foods and beverages

Food and beverage processors are looking for ingredients to meet the growing demand for clean label foods. Through an investment from the Canadian Food Innovation Network Emerging Science Research Cluster, Atlantic Canada-based Chinova Bioworks was able to invent a natural shelf-life extender called Chiber for processed food and beverage products. » Read full article

PACK EXPO International 2022 Returns to Chicago!

PACK EXPO International—being held October 23-26 in Chicago, IL—will be the most comprehensive packaging and processing show in the world in 2022, offering attendees more features than ever before. No other event this year will showcase entire production line solutions and offer everything needed to compete in a changing marketplace.

From connecting with colleagues and hearing from experts to seeing new technologies, materials and machinery-in-action, PACK EXPO International is the most efficient and effective way to discover packaging and processing solutions from over 2,000 exhibitors for over 40 vertical markets.
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Location: Toronto
Dates: September 15 – 18, 2022
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International Baking Industry Exposition (IBIE) 2022

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Dates: September 17 – 21, 2022
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MeatEx Canada

Location: Toronto
Date: September 28 – 30, 2022
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