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Nevada-based Nature’s Bakery, a maker of fig bars, has made a $4.1 million bid to acquire Theodoro Baking Co. in Hazelwood, Mo.
Mondelez International plans to invest more than $130 million in new biscuit manufacturing technology and capabilities in the U.S. The investment will focus on bakeries in New Jersey and Virginia and result in the closure of the company’s Philadelphia bakery.
American farmers and representatives from a diverse group of industry and nongovernmental organizations form the Coalition for Safe Affordable Food (CFSAF) to advocate for Congressional action on a federal labeling solution for food and beverage products made with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs).
The Food and Drug Administration released its proposal to implement the Sanitary Food Transportation Act. The proposal is the final element required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and includes requirements pertaining to refrigeration, vehicle cleaning and protection of food during transport.
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The North American converted flexible packaging market totals nearly 30% of the global consumption, with annual expenditures of $20.7 billion in 2013, says a new report. Nearly 90% of sales are concentrated in the U.S., with Canada and Mexico amounting to 7% and 5%, respectively.
Kellogg Co. says it will close its Charlotte, N.C., snack manufacturing plant and eliminate two snack lines at its Cincinnati plant by the end of the year.
Bimbo Bakeries USA will close its Sioux City, Iowa, bread production facility near the end of March.
With more than 48% of the votes, Tumaro’s Low-in-Carbs Wraps are the winner of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Best New Snack & Bakery Products of 2013. Coming in second and third, respectively, are Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Cups and RW Garcia Tortatos.
February’s story visit was with John B. Sanfilippo & Son at its massive corporate headquarters in Elgin, Ill. We viewed the processing of nuts and snacks on what comprises 85 production lines.
The Food Safety Summit offers the opportunity to attend and participate in these selected sessions remotely by registering and joining in LIVE from your computer.
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