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UK meat supplier Russell Hume slips into administration Derby-based meat supplier Russell Hume, which is facing a probe over food safety issues in the UK, has slipped into administration, leaving around 300 jobs at risk. Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
UK meat supplier Russell Hume slips into administration By FBR Staff Writer
Derby-based meat supplier Russell Hume, which is facing a probe over food safety issues in the UK, has slipped into administration, leaving around 300 jobs at risk.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Granarolo acquires UK frozen food manufacturer Midland Food Agro-industrial operator Granarolo, through its UK-based subsidiary, has purchased 100% of Midland Food Group, a chilled, ambient and frozen foods distributor for an undisclosed price.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Middleby buys bakery equipment manufacturer Hinds-Bock Middleby, a manufacturer of foodservice equipment, has acquired Hinds-Bock for an undisclosed price.
Food Technology > IT & software > News
Michael Foods to build $85m egg processing plant in Iowa By FBR Staff Writer
Michael Foods, a business unit of consumer packaged goods (CPG) firm Post Holdings, has unveiled plans to construct a new $85m egg processing plant in Norwalk, Iowa.
Agri & Animal Products > Dairy & Soy Products > News TreeHouse Foods to close snack manufacturing plant in California, US Illinois-based food processing company TreeHouse Foods has revealed its plans to close its facility in Visalia, California by the end of the first quarter of 2019.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News Simplot to expand Manitoba potato plant with $368m investment Food and agribusiness company J.R. Simplot will invest C$460m ($368.9m) to expand its Manitoba-based operations near Portage la Prairie in Canada.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News

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Food Technology

Middleby buys bakery equipment manufacturer Hinds-Bock
Middleby, a manufacturer of foodservice equipment, has acquired Hinds-Bock for an undisclosed price.
Food Technology > IT & software > News
US grocery retailer Albertsons to acquire meal kit startup Plated
By FBR Staff Writer
American grocery store chain Albertsons Companies will buy meal kit startup Plated for an undisclosed price, in a move to attract more customers to its stores.
Food > Prepared Meals > News
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Marketing & Regulatory

USDA proposes to amend federal meat inspection regulations
By FBR Staff Writer
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has come up with new guidelines aimed at modernizing the way inspections at hog plants are carried out.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
Wendy's adds mango to summer salads
US-based hamburger restaurant chain Wendy's has added mango to its line-up of summer salads.
Food > Prepared Meals > News
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Agri & Animal Products

UK meat supplier Russell Hume slips into administration
By FBR Staff Writer
Derby-based meat supplier Russell Hume, which is facing a probe over food safety issues in the UK, has slipped into administration, leaving around 300 jobs at risk.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
Granarolo acquires UK frozen food manufacturer Midland Food
Agro-industrial operator Granarolo, through its UK-based subsidiary, has purchased 100% of Midland Food Group, a chilled, ambient and frozen foods distributor for an undisclosed price.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
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Processed Foods

TreeHouse Foods to close snack manufacturing plant in California, US
Illinois-based food processing company TreeHouse Foods has revealed its plans to close its facility in Visalia, California by the end of the first quarter of 2019.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
Simplot to expand Manitoba potato plant with $368m investment
Food and agribusiness company J.R. Simplot will invest C$460m ($368.9m) to expand its Manitoba-based operations near Portage la Prairie in Canada.
Processed Foods > Savory Snacks > News
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Condiments & Ingredients

Pacific Foods rolls out new organic tomato stocks
Pacific Foods has introduced two new organic tomato stocks, Tomato and Tomato & Red Pepper, in the US to meet consumer demand for plant-based pantry essentials.
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News
Lesaffre buys Alltech’s yeast extract plant in Serbia
Lesaffre has acquired the yeast extract facility of Alltech in Serbia as part of its ongoing expansion strategy in nutrition and health.
Condiments & Ingredients > Ingredients > News

Chilled & Deli Food

Castle Kitchen rolls out plant-based protein pancake mix
Castle Kitchen Foods has introduced a new plant-based vegan protein pancake mix to the North American market.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Bright Blue to buy Greencore’s UK cakes and desserts business
By FBR Staff Writer
Bright Blue Foods (BBF) has agreed to acquire Greencore Group’s cakes and desserts business in Hull, UK for an undisclosed sum.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News



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