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Editor’s pickASC’S Journey to 200 Certified Farms Shows Global Commitment to Responsible Aquaculture

12-01-2016

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is proud to announce that more than 200 farms have achieved ASC certification in 28 countries. Three bivalve farms belonging to Ria Austral South America in the Queilen, Pichicolu and Hudson Channel areas of Chile, simultaneously achieved certification; pushing the current number of ASC-certified farms …

Editor’s pickTomra Sorting Food to Demonstrate Halo Effect at Potato Expo 2016

11-01-2016

TOMRA Sorting Food is set to demonstrate one of its innovative potato sorting systems at this year’s Potato Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA on January 12 to 14. Farmers, growers, packers and shippers who visit TOMRA Sorting Food at the Mirage Hotel and Casino Convention Centre will be able to discover more about the company’s Halo …

New Research Links Concord Grape Juice to Cognitive Benefits in Working Mothers

06-01-2016

New research by the University of Leeds in the UK suggests that drinking Concord grape juice daily can benefit certain aspects of memory and everyday tasks in people with stressful lifestyles – specifically working mothers. In the study, 25 healthy, 40 to 50-year-old working women with pre-teen children were enrolled in a randomised, …

Tanis Food Tec: Creating the Best Customised Solutions for Your Products

06-01-2016

Visit Tanis Food Tec (TFT) during the Prosweets to discover the possibilities for marshmallow and cake like products. In this year’s edition, TFT will be demonstrating two machines – a cable extruder and a colour skid. The reason for TFT to focus on marshmallow and sophisticated cake like items is the increasing demand in these product …

New Handle Means Easier Operation

06-01-2016

RPC Sæplast has introduced a new handle for its popular Buggy silent meat cart with improved ergonomics that enhances health and safety in its operation. The new Smart Handle slots vertically into the existing handles at the back of the Buggy. This increases the height of the handle, making it even easier to move the Buggy around and …

Filmquest Announces the Appointment of Fred Race as Senior Account Manager

06-01-2016

Filmquest Group Inc., the largest North American Merchant Converter and Supplier of Packaging and Specialty Questar Polyester Films, has announced the appointment of Fred Race as Senior Account Manager, supporting Filmquest sales and marketing efforts primarily in the Flexible Packaging Market, Proprietary Value Added Markets and Thick Film …

Over CHF 20 Million Premiums Paid to Farmers and Farmer Groups

06-01-2016

In fiscal year 2014/15, Barry Callebaut sourced approximately 159,000 tonnes of sustainable cocoa. During this period, over CHF 20 million in sustainability premiums from the sale of these volumes were handed out to farmers and farmer organisations. Customer demand for responsibly sourced cocoa continues to grow. Barry Callebaut offers both cocoa …