Nestlé to open $120m food processing plant in Dubai, creating 400 jobs

Nestlé Dubai Manufacturing at Technopark – Maggi Bouillon line.

Nestlé is investing $120m in a 175,000m² manufacturing facility in Dubai to produce Nescafé coffee and Maggi products, creating 400 jobs.

Tetra Pak expands its Hungary plant

Tetra Pak expands its Hungary plant, increasing its product variants from 55 to 105

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Fispal Technology 2015

CMA clears completed acquisition of Sonoco and Weidenhammer

CMA clears completed acquisition of Sonoco and Weidenhammer Packaging Group

Chris Renwick, Patrick Devanney and Dominic Trees.

Young engineers from CMB Engineering win WorldSkills UK competition

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Packaging

The carton bottle's plastic tops contains a new high density polyethylene (HDPE) barrier material.

HDPE-reinforced Tetra Pak carton bottle suitable for enriched milks

Orkla and LiquiGlide sign exclusive licensing agreement

Orkla and LiquiGlide sign exclusive licensing agreement for its slippery coating for packaging

Quantrelle Packaging Solutions to double its facilities

Quantrelle Packaging Solutions to double its facilities

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Processing

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European Commission to build two CPVT food-processing demo plants in Europe

Seifi Ghasemi, CEO, Air Products

Air Products CEO: ‘We all need to take safety and security very seriously’

Fruit and veg was the most affected food group and frozen varieties often accounted for highest chlorate levels

More information of food processing impact on chlorate residues needed - CONTAM

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Safety & Regulation

Michael Warhurst

CHEM Trust joins NGOs to highlight the importance of REACH to the Circular Economy

PlasticsEurope filed the case at the Conseil d´État in February

French BPA ban referred to Constitutional Court

BRC launches fifth Global Standard issue

BRC launches fifth Global Standard issue

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Supply Chain

Kronos Services and Analytics

Plastipak Packaging addresses workforce management issues with Kronos data analysis

Michael Mandel

Schmersal Group to expand its food production business in Brazil

Arbiter Jeff Kennett sees a positive future for the industry following his decision

Coles 'the biggest winner’ after $12m fine for conduct with suppliers

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Financial

Kraft Foods Group shareholders approve Heinz merger

Kraft Foods Group shareholders approve Heinz merger

Duravant acquires Mespack in Spain

Duravant acquires Mespack in Spain

Willi Eibner, CEO, Greiner Packaging International, and Mustafa Özilhan, Board Chairman, Özata Group

Greiner Packaging expands in Turkey

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Aguarela

SIG Combibloc confirms $70m investment to expand carton packaging capacity by 40% in Brazil

Mark Player, commercial director at SIT Group

SIT Group to build plant and targets growth

Hilton Head Brewing Co. flagship brews, Tropical Lager and Session IPA, in Novelis evercan.

Hilton Head Brewing Company raises a can with Novelis

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Innovations

The firms said preliminary testing has been encouraging

Bühler looking at applications for ebeam technology

An example of the type of print from the machine

Bobst installs digital printing press for corrugated board

Food technologist Andrew Plunkett: 'There’s this great potential for functionality that could come out of the extrusion process, with potentially widespread health benefits'

Nutrition promise via extrusion ‘potentially huge’, says food technologist

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Companies fixed prices and allocated customers of rigid trays

EU hits packaging firms with €115m antitrust fine

Tetra Pak launches eBeam to replace hydrogen peroxide sterlization

Tetra Pak launches eBeam to replace hydrogen peroxide sterlization of its packaging material

Klöckner Pentaplast, Linpac, Polifilm and Sealed Air have raised prices

Flexible packagers ‘suffering’ from uncertain raw material supply

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