Food Processing

Food Processing
(English) Campbell Sales Rise, Including Soup
Campbell Soup reported rises in sales for the fourth quarter and for its 2019 fiscal year, an especially good sign since the fourth-quarter results showed increased sales in its core… Lire la suite >>
Boston Beer Co. Acquires Dogfish Head Brewery for $300 Million
Boston Beer Co., maker of the Sam Adams brand, will pay the equivalent of about $300 million to acquire Milton, Del.-based craft brewer Dogfish Head Brewery. Lire la suite >>
Hain Sells Poultry Unit
Hain Celestial is selling off its poultry unit, raising $80 million and shedding another perceived non-core business. Lire la suite >>
Hershey to Expand Plant for $104 Million
Hershey has announced plans to spend $104 million to expand its plant in Stuarts Draft, Va., increasing production capacity for Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Lire la suite >>
China Targets Farmers in Worsening Trade War
Farm products are primary targets in China’s retaliation against the latest round of tariffs imposed by the Trump administration. Lire la suite >>
Cheese tea, flavored butter among emerging dairy trends
Make no mistake: The plant-based food and beverage boom has not robbed the dairy category of its potential or opportunity. Fresh takes on milk, butter and cheese abound, according to… Lire la suite >>
Food Companies Pursue the Elusive Digital Dollar
Food and beverage companies are wrestling with what should be their role in e-commerce. Lire la suite >>
Yogurt Veteran to Head Siggi’s
A veteran yogurt industry executive will take over at siggi’s, a manufacturer of skyr, a yogurt-type product from Iceland. Lire la suite >>
Kraft Heinz Launches Tech Venture Fund
Kraft Heinz has become the latest major food company to start a venture fund for systematic investment in new food technologies. Lire la suite >>
Processors Increasing the Vegetable Content of Baby and Toddler Foods
Research finds a severe lack of vegetables in the infant/toddler food market … unless you count French fries. Lire la suite >>
Smucker To Sell U.S. Baking Business to Brynwood Partners
J. M. Smucker Co.’s U.S. baking business – essentially the former Pillsbury – will be sold to two subsidiaries of Brynwood Partners for a value of $375 million, it was… Lire la suite >>
How Will the New Tariffs Impact the U.S. Supply Chain?
As a consumer of foods and beverages, you might be in for a small bit of sticker shock the next time you go the store for avocados or cherries. According… Lire la suite >>