Daily Archives: October 29, 2011

Grupo Bimbo: renews global vision as it expands presence

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Grupo Bimbo S.A.B. de C.V. formalized three operations that will point its integration into different areas on two continents, expanding the company´s global vision and consolidating its leadership in the world bakery industry. During a press conference, Daniel Servitje Grupo Bimbo´s CEO, noted «all three commercial operations accomplish the Company´s development expectations and give us the opportunity to create value, meanwhile allowing us to enhance our experience we have acquired over 65 years».

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Terra Cacao nominated for confectionery innovation award

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Barry Callebaut’s Terra Cacao line has been nominated for a Fi Excellence Award in the confectionery innovation category.

The award recognizes individuals and businesses for their exemplary work and contribution to the industry. Winners are selected by a leading panel of industry experts and will be announced during an awards ceremony on Nov. 29 at the upcoming FI Europe show.

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Food chemical regulations rely heavily on industry self-policing and lack transparency

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Safety decisions concerning one-third of the more than 10,000 substances that may be added to human food were made by food manufacturers and a trade association without review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to an analysis spearheaded by the Pew Health Group.

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Food packaging and verification

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Tna has launched two new additions to its range, representing the latest solutions in food packaging and verification for advanced quality assurance: the tna intelli-scan 2 comprehensive date code assurance system, as well as the tna intelli-read 3 integrated bar code scanning system. These new products accurately verify products on the tna robag vertical ‘form fill and seal’ (VFFS) bagger, while retaining a high level of flexibility and simplicity for food manufacturers.

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