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Barry Callebaut presents its FullFill Factory™ concept at ISM 2015 for more personalization
Barry Callebaut presents its FullFill Factory™ concept at ISM 2015 for more personalization
1/30/2015 11:08:28 AM
Barry Callebaut, the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality chocolate and cocoa products, presents its latest service offering at the ISM 2015 in Cologne: the Barry Callebaut FullFill Factory™. Designed to answer the increasing need of personalization and flexibility for both small and large food manufacturers alike, the FullFill Factory™ creates added value through a …
DuPont Pioneer Awards Ontario Farmers Achieving Top Yields
1/29/2015 12:08:32 PM
DuPont Pioneer congratulates 11 growers with top-performing Pioneer® brand products, as part of the fifth annual Ontario Corn Yield Challenge (OCYC). More than 260 growers from across Ontario participated in the challenge. "The Ontario Corn Yield Challenge is an engaging opportunity for us, it’s always fascinating to see how growers push the limits and reconfirm the trust they …
IBM Research And Mars, Inc. Launch Pioneering Effort To Drive Advances In Global Food Safety
IBM Research And Mars, Inc. Launch Pioneering Effort To Drive Advances In Global Food Safety
1/29/2015 8:43:33 AM
Scientists from IBM Research and Mars, Incorporated today established the “Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain,” a collaborative food safety platform that will leverage advances in genomics to further our understanding of what makes food safe. Protecting the global food supply is a monumental public health challenge. In the U.S. alone, one in six people are …
New strategy could prevent GMO leaks from lab to the wild
New strategy could prevent GMO leaks from lab to the wild
1/28/2015 9:27:56 AM
Scientists have crafted a bacterium incapable of surviving without human assistance. Using this strategy to build genetically modified organisms would prevent those GMOs from escaping into natural ecosystems, they say. Genetically modified bacteria are commonly used in research and industry – for example, the bacterium E. coli is used to manufacture insulin and other …
Tyson Foods to Create 500 Jobs at Georgia Poultry Plant
1/27/2015 1:30:03 PM
Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is making major improvements to its Vienna, Georgia poultry plant as part of an ongoing plan to maximize efficiencies and meet growing demand for its products. The capital improvement project, valued at more than $110 million, will bolster the future of the operation and create more than 500 jobs in Vienna. “Tyson Foods’ decision to expand in …
Rogus Innovations Introduces the CBM-JKINF Audio Interrupt Product For The Jeep JK Wrangler 2007-2015 With An Infinity/Alpine Amplified Speaker System
Rogus Innovations Introduces the CBM-JKINF Audio Interrupt Product For The Jeep JK Wrangler 2007-2015 With An Infinity/Alpine Amplified Speaker System
1/26/2015 6:00:00 AM
San Diego, Calif. – Rogus Innovations, a leading innovator of vehicle audio interrupt and speaker switching products, introduces the CBM-JKINF, designed especially for the off-roader having a 2007 through 2015 Jeep JK with the Infinity/Alpine Amplified Speaker System. The CBM-JKINF mutes the car stereo when there is an incoming or outgoing CB message, then allows the CB …
Danone opens trading on Euronext markets, celebrating successful €1.3 billion bond issue
Danone opens trading on Euronext markets, celebrating successful €1.3 billion bond issue
1/23/2015 2:49:30 PM
Euronext, the leading exchange in the Eurozone, today congratulated Danone on the success of its dual-tranche €1.3 billion bond issue. Aimed at financing the group’s business and growth by extending the maturity of its debt, the bonds were admitted to trading on 14 January. Danone’s bonds were listed on Euronext Paris as part of a dual-tranche €1.3 billion bond issue …
Pöyry has been awarded an EPCM services assignment by Yara, Norway
1/23/2015 2:41:02 PM
Yara has awarded to Pöyry the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services assignment for a project aimed at increasing capacity of fertilizer production in Porsgrunn, Norway. Pöyry’s scope of work includes engineering, procurement services, construction management services and the overall coordination and management of the project. The assignment …
DuPont Pioneer Introduces New Sorghum Hybrids for 2015
1/22/2015 11:01:22 AM
DuPont Pioneer announced its 2015 sorghum hybrid product offerings, including the addition of three new hybrids. These hybrids offer sorghum growers strong yield potential, improved agronomic performance, a wide range of defensive trait packages and adaptability to both irrigated and dryland acres. The new hybrids for the coming season include: Pioneer® hybrid 83P56 - …
New Deforestation Policies Aim To Preserve And Protect Valuable Natural Resources
New Deforestation Policies Aim To Preserve And Protect Valuable Natural Resources
1/22/2015 10:27:23 AM
Mars has launched three new policies aimed at reducing deforestation in its beef, soy, paper and pulp supply chains. These policies fulfill a commitment made in its Deforestation Policy (announced March 2014) and outline clear targets that focus on the raw materials offering the biggest opportunity to reduce the impact that Mars has on sensitive forest lands. In line with its …
DuPont Pioneer Encirca(SM) Yield Stand Helps Growers Maximize Plant Stands and Yield Potential
1/20/2015 2:11:08 PM
DuPont Pioneer is expanding EncircaSM services to help growers maximize plant stands and yield potential by providing information that will allow growers to look at their fields in an entirely new way. The new service is EncircaSM Yield Stand , which joins the EncircaSM Yield Nitrogen Management Service as a cutting-edge input management offering for growers. The novel …
Connecting Food, Agriculture And Health To Improve Global Food Security By 2050
Connecting Food, Agriculture And Health To Improve Global Food Security By 2050
1/20/2015 1:14:24 PM
The African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) is this year’s recipient of the Illumina Agricultural Greater Good Initiative grant. The grant program is designed to help identify measures that can increase crop yields and improve livestock welfare and productivity to alleviate poverty and hunger in the developing world. The AOCC, a collaboration between Mars, Incorporated, …
Prepackaged Caramel Apples Recalled Due to Listeria Contamination Concerns
1/19/2015 1:51:07 PM
Last month, the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) published information about an outbreak of infections caused by Listeria .  An apple supplier for prepackaged caramel apples may be linked to the listeriosis outbreak and this has already resulted in multiple voluntary product recalls.   As of December 31, 2014, “CDC continues to recommend that U.S. consumers …
Report Offers a Framework to Help Policymakers, Researchers, and Other Stakeholders Analyze the Effects of Potential Changes to the U.S. Food System
1/14/2015 3:11:36 PM
To aid U.S. policymakers and other stakeholders who make decisions about the nation’s food system, a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council offers a framework for assessing the health, environmental, social, and economic effects of proposed changes to the system.   Often, making a change that affects one part of the food system for one …
Sunnyvale Residents Learn of EPA Plans for Additional Vapor Intrusion Monitoring
1/14/2015 12:16:58 PM
Last month, the San Jose Mercury News published an article about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its plan to host a community meeting with residents of Sunnyvale, California. The meeting is to inform residents of the agency’s plans to test the indoor air quality (IAQ) of homes and schools in the area.   The article reported that the EPA has already been …
GEA raises revenue expectations for fiscal 2014
1/13/2015 1:32:50 PM
To accompany an investor conference in New York, Düsseldorf-based engineering company GEA announced that organic revenue growth in fiscal 2014 is now expected to amount to approximately 5 percent. It thus lies within the expected long-term growth corridor for organic revenue of 4 to 6 percent. Prior to this, the Group had only been expecting moderate organic revenue growth for …
Cargill to relocate meat slicing and packaging from Springfield, Mo., to Nebraska and Texas
1/9/2015 12:29:59 PM
Before noon today, Cargill managers informed the 118 employees at its meat slicing and packaging facility here that operations will be moving to the company’s facilities at Nebraska City, Neb., and Waco, Texas. The Springfield facility will close on March 11, 2015. The decision to close its Springfield facility followed a thorough assessment of Cargill’s turkey and cooked …
Growers Planting Pioneer® Brand Sorghum Hybrids Win Nine National Categories in 2014 Yield Contest
1/7/2015 9:37:04 AM
Growers planting Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids recently won three of seven first-place finishes and nine of the 21 national categories in the 2014 National Sorghum Producers (NSP) Yield and Management Contest. Growers using Pioneer® 84G62 brand sorghum won five of the nine national titles, and 33 of 81 state titles won using Pioneer® brand sorghum hybrids. First-, second- and …

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