Smithfield Foods has announced it will expand its facility in Cudahy, Wis., which produces the Patrick Cudahy brand as well as additional Smithfield branded products.
A study published in Nutrition and Diabetes shows that compared to other kinds of fat, extra virgin olive oil may have healthier effects on levels of blood sugar and bad cholesterol after meals.
A study published in Public Health Nutrition shows that consumers may be more likely to buy foods that have front-of-pack nutrition labels regardless of their healthfulness.
Tate & Lyle, a provider of food ingredients and solutions, has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to fiber fortification: www.tateandlylefibres.com.
Ardent Mills, a flour-milling and ingredient company, has announced its intent to acquire the Mondelez Canada flour mill located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Wellspring Capital Management, a New York-based private equity firm, has announced the creation of a leading flexible packaging company through the merger of portfolio companies Prolamina and newly acquired Ampac Holdings.
A study published in Crop Science shows that two varieties of sweet potatoes may decrease vitamin A deficiency in Africa.
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology shows that regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure.
A study presented at the American Chemical Society’s 250th National Meeting & Exposition shows that a new, easy-to-implement method to disinfect spinach and other leafy greens during processing may eliminate or reduce incidences of foodborne outbreaks.
Arbor Investments, based in Chicago, has announced the acquisition of Hudson Baking Company.
The Coca-Cola Co. has named James Quincey president and chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately.
Cargill has entered into an agreement with Altor Fund III and Bain Capital Europe III to acquire EWOS, a global leader in salmon nutrition, for €1.35 billion.