Daily Archives: December 7, 2013

The power of pricing

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Shaky consumer confidence, stiff competition and increased transparency offered by the internet are forcing organisations to reappraise how they price their goods and services, says a new report from PwC entitled ‘The power of pricing’.

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Bakery Showcase’s tradeshow floor filling up

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The tradeshow floor at the 2014 Bakery Showcase is almost 70 per cent booked, shared Ahmed Mutaher of the Baking Association of Canada (BAC).

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Food Ingredients Europe: Closes With Record Attendance

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Food ingredients Europe proved once again it´s the world´s leading food industry event. In Frankfurt / Main from 19 to 21 November the doors welcomed close to 25’000 attendees. And an outstanding 80 percent of visitors confirmed that they control the purse strings of some the world´s leading food and beverage manufacturers. And here is why: With today´s consumers aware more than ever before of what they eat and increasing demands on costs – Fi Europe offered a platform to taste the future with unique and never to be seen insight into new processes and technologies, industry trends, consumer needs, cost reduction, food safety, traceability and sustainability.

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Mondelez International to invest $190 million in largest plant in Asia Pacific

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Mondelez International announced plans to invest $190 million in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to establish the company’s largest manufacturing plant in Asia Pacific. The 134-acre multicategory food campus in Sri City will have annual capacity of 250,000 tons in the end state and will be the largest chocolate manufacturing plant in India. The first phase of the project is expected to be completed by 2015.

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U.S.D.A. publishes Salmonella action plan

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The Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture has initiated an “action plan” it says will address one of the most pressing problems the agency faces – Salmonella in meat and poultry products.

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