Prada SPA announces the acquisition of 80 percent of Angelo Marchesi SRL , owners of the historic Milanese pastry shop founded in 1824. Ever since it opened its doors for the first time, the Pasticceria Marchesi has occupied an 18th-century building in Corso Magenta in Milan.
A new baking replacement ingredient called Trimbake, which reduces baked recipes by up to 75% of the original fat content and 50% of the usual sugar content, is being launched in the UK.
The American Bakers Association on April 10 commended the members of the House of Representatives responsible for introducing the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, which seeks to establish a federal labeling standard for food and beverage products made with bioengineered ingredients, or genetically modified ingredients (G.M.O.s).
United Biscuits has announced plans for a multi-million pound investment in the UK, including a new field sales team and a brand new trade platform. It is hope this will enable convenience retailers to build a better, more successful Biscuits business.
Chocolates attempt to capture the essences of the Hamptons
2014 U.S. candy sales expected to reach $2.26B during Easter season
Working alongside robot and mechatronic manufacturers FANUC and Festo, Pacepacker has launched a new pick and place robot portfolio. The range, which currently includes around 20 different options for food manufacturers to choose from, is made up of Cartesian, articulated arm and delta-style robots. This range means that Pacepacker, an automation integrator, can provide a robotic solution to handle a variety of food assembly or packing scenarios.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued a final order approving the previously announced plan of arrangement between a wholly-owned subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo and Canada Bread.
The arrangement will result in the sale of Canada Bread to Grupo Bimbo, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2014, subject to completion of other closing conditions, including approval under the Investment Canada Act. The transaction has previously received shareholder approval and clearance under the Competition Act (Canada) and the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act (United States).
Sales of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) for the first quarter ending March 31, 2014 (Q12014), have hit a new high, with a 49% increase for physical uptake of RSPO CSPO and a 54% increase for GreenPalm Certificates, compared with Q12013.
Spanish company Premium Blendhub has created the Supply Chain Excellence Centre. Through this centre, the company says that it offers its clients a fully transparent management model of the raw materials used in food powder blends, allowing them to always know the cost and ingredients used in these products and, therefore, compare and optimise their costs and functionality.