Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Heartland Food expands Indianapolis facility

4/15/2014

  • Drinks Business Review

Heartland Food Products Group is installing new equipment in its Indianapolis manufacturing plant to expand its offerings in the beverage category. "We have made substantial investments in both techno… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

How Hostess brought back its brand

4/15/2014

  • BakeryAndSnacks.com (France)

Hostess Brands relaunched in July after a bankruptcy shut the business down completely, and bringing products including Twinkies and Ding Dongs back to the market took "a herculean effort," Hostess Pr… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Investors look to gain access to China through Australian dairy market

4/14/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Acquisition opportunities in the Australian dairy industry are shrinking as global companies race to gain access to a rapidly growing market in Asia. The region's dairy industry saw nine acquisition d… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Symrise offers $1.8B for Diana Group

4/15/2014

  • Reuters
  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • ConfectioneryNews.com (France)

German-based flavor and aroma manufacturer Symrise has made an offer for Diana Group, based in Vannes, France, for $1.8 billion to expand its offerings in the natural ingredients category. The two com… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Global eyes turn to American craft brews for inspiration

4/9/2014

  • Denver Post, The

U.S. producers of craft beers are earning world renown as products and innovative ideas reach consumers and brewers around the world. American craft beer exports by volume grew 49% last year, but brew… Read More

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