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  • Campbell Soup Plans to Cease Manufacturing in Canada

    Moving to increase the operational efficiency of its North American thermal supply chain network, The Campbell Soup Company announced plans Wednesday to shutter its sole manufacturing plant in Canada, shifting production to three U.S. facilities. Campbell said the planned closure of the plant,...

  • ADM Cuts Ribbon on New Research Hub in Singapore

    American agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) held a ceremony on Wednesday to mark the opening of a new 8900-sq-ft research hub in Singapore that will help customers in the region develop new, innovative flavors and ingredients. Located at the Biopolis research hub, ADM’s innovation...

  • New Guidance on FSMA Preventative Controls for Animal Food

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the initial five chapters of new draft guidance to assist animal food facilities in compliance with the Preventative Controls for Animal Food rule, the federal agency announced in a press release Monday. “Guidance for Industry #245:...

  • Kimberly-Clark Looks to Lower Costs by Cutting 5K Jobs

    Personal products maker Kimberly-Clark intends to reduce its workforce by 5000 to 5500 positions, or about 12% to 13% of its present headcount, as part of a global restructuring plan announced by the Dallas, TX-based firm Tuesday. In a press release outlining the Huggies diaper maker’s year-...

  • Chemical Reactor Explosion at Fertilizer Plant Kills 4

    An explosion at the GSP Crop Science Pvt Ltd fertilizer plant in Vadodara, India early Sunday morning killed four people and injured 12 others. “There was a malfunction in the acetate lubricant filter which led to an explosion. There were 25 laborers at the plant when the fire took place....

  • Cargill JV Opens New Corn Milling Plant in Saudi Arabia

    A joint venture between American agribusiness Cargill and Saudi food ingredients firm Arabian Agricultural Services Company (ARASCO) officially inaugurated Monday in Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia. Supporting food and beverage producers in Gulf Cooperative Countries (GCC), The Middle East Food Solutions...

  • Grain Bin, Conveyor Catch on Fire at Iowa Ethanol Plant

    Firefighters responded to a Denison, IA ethanol plant on Jan. 18 after a grain bin and conveying system caught on fire at the site, local news organizations reported. Some two dozen fire personnel were called to the Andersons Denison Ethanol facility at about 12:34 p.m., remaining on site through...

  • Ingredion Names New SVP of Corporate Strategy

    Global ingredient solutions firm Ingredion Incorporated promoted Anthony DeLio to senior vice president of corporate strategy and named him as the firm’s new chief innovation officer, according to a company announcement issued Monday. Martin Sontag, Ingredion’s current senior vice...

  • ADM Makes Bid for Merger with Bunge

    American agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) submitted an unsolicited offer to acquire global oilseed and grain firm Bunge Ltd, sources told the Wall Street Journal in an article published Friday. ADM’s move on Bunge is competition with an offer made by agribusiness Glencore Plc this...

  • Nestle Plans Relocation of Chocolate Research Center to UK

    Global food and beverage giant Nestle plans to relocate its chocolate research and development facility in Broc, Switzerland to a location in the UK. The forthcoming move of the Chocolate Centre of Excellence to the firm’s Product Technology Centre (PTC) in York, England is intended to...