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Loscam expert addresses 13th GS1 Hong Kong Supply Chain Management Excellence Summit

13th GS1 Hong Kong Supply Chain Management Excellence Summit 8th Nov 2013, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre LOSCAM, Asia Pacific’s leader in pallet and retail ready solutions, recently addressed the GS1 Conference on packaging solutions to create extra value at the retail store. Presented by David Edwards, Loscam’s General Manager Group Business Development, the session provided real life examples of how returnable packaging such as small format pallets, new age ... more

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The FOODBOWL: food science feeds needs of growing industry

By Graham Skellern. Auckland has set an ambitious goal of doubling export growth to 6 per cent a year and the food and beverage sector, backed by plenty of research and development, is well placed to achieve that target. The plan is to increase exports by $2.7 billion to $6.37 billion by 2025 and cement Auckland's position as the food innovation hub of the Asian Pacific region. The FOODBOWL (Te Ipu Kai), part of the New Zealand Food Innovation Network, is making a significant ... more

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Taura’s concentrated fruit products open up fresh private label opportunities

Private label retail-ready fruit snacks that are on trend are set to take centre-stage for Taura Natural Ingredients at PLMA 2013 in Chicago. Representatives of Taura Natural Ingredients (Winchester, VA) will be at the show to discuss with retailers and brand players how its URC® (Ultra Rapid Concentration) products can be used to create delicious and natural ready-to-eat fruit snacks made with real fruit with no added sugar or HFCS, or artificial colors, flavors and preservatives. ... more

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One voice vital for infant formula industry

 New Zealand's infant formula industry must speak with one voice if it is to achieve best practice and regain the faith of export markets, Infant Nutrition Council (INC) Chief Executive Jan Carey said in Dunedin today. Ms Carey was speaking at the Global Food Safety Forum meeting which was being held in New Zealand for the first time. She said achieving best practice in the industry depended on a number of vital ingredients. "Having a strong and professional ... more

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The next generation of fruit is functional, says Taura

Taura Natural Ingredients is launching a range of next-generation URC® fruit concepts combining the goodness and flavour of real fruit with the health benefits of functional ingredients. There are three variants in Taura’s new functional fruit line-up, which is set to be unveiled at the forthcoming Food Ingredients Europe 2013 exhibition: · URC® Fruit & Protein – fruit enriched with milk and pea proteins · URC® Fruit & Energy – ... more

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Leadership reaffirmed for grape and wine industry

New Zealand Winegrowers, the national organisation for the country’s 1,500 grape growers and winemakers, has announced the re-election of Steve Green as Chair and John Clarke as Deputy Chair for a second year. Mr Green is proprietor of Carrick, a boutique Central Otago winery; he has been involved in the Central Otago grape and wine industry since 1994, has previously served as Chair of Central Otago Winegrowers and has been on the New Zealand Winegrowers Board since 2005. Mr ... more

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Fonterra adds to its Australian presence

Fonterra has today further strengthened its position in the Australian dairy industry by acquiring the assets of Tasmanian yoghurt business, Tamar Valley Dairy. Under the agreement, Fonterra will acquire the processing equipment, the related services, and intellectual property and trademark for the Tamar Valley Dairy brand. The acquisition is effective towards the end of November (subject to completion of the sale), with the exact date to be confirmed. “Fonterra is a ... more

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World dairy prices drop 1.8pc in overnight auction

Prices of dairy products fell in the second straight GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight, led by whole milk powder and butter, though the average winning price is still 42 per cent higher than it was a year ago. The GDT Price Index, previously known as the GDT-TWI Price Index, fell 1.8 per cent compared to the last sale two weeks ago. The average winning price was US$4,797 a tonne compared to US$4,980 a tonne. The average winning price of whole milk powder, the biggest product by ... more

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SGS acquires Industrial Valve Engineering

International Swiss-based inspection, verification, testing and certification provider SGS has acquired Industrial Valve Engineering Limited (IVE), a leading industrial valve testing & certification company headquartered in Tokoroa, New Zealand. IVE serves industries such as pulp and paper, dairy, food processing, process manufacturing and petrochemical. Founded in 1976, and privately owned, it serves various industries such as Pulp and Paper, Dairy, Food Processing, Power Generation, ... more

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New Zealand – China food safety agreement signed

Food Safety Minister Nikki Kaye welcomes a food safety agreement signed today between New Zealand and China to strengthen cooperation in food safety and food quality. The Food Safety Cooperation Arrangement between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) was signed today in Wellington by the Chinese Vice Minister, Liu Peizhi and MPI Deputy Director General Carol Barnao. “This is an important agreement that will be beneficial to ... more

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