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B&G Foods acquires specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods US-based B&G Foods has acquired pasta and specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and certain other sellers for approximately $70m. Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News
Tyson Foods launches $150m venture capital fund to invest in food startups By FBR Staff Writer
Arkansas based food giant Tyson Foods has launched a $150m venture capital fund to support food startups that come up with innovative technologies and products, and sustainable business models.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Costa Group to acquire Avocado Ridge orchards in Queensland By FBR Staff Writer
Australian horticultural company Costa Group has agreed to acquire the Avocado Ridge orchards and packing operations in Queensland for an undisclosed price.
Agri & Animal Products > Fruits & Vegetables > News Japan's Nagatanien acquires freeze dried foods producer Chaucer By FBR Staff Writer
Japanese instant food maker Nagatanien has acquired UK-based freeze-dried foods producer Chaucer Food Group for about $130m.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Linde launches new LIXSHOOTER bottom injectors for food processors Linde has launched new LIXSHOOTER bottom injectors to help processors of meat, poultry, and other foods raise the bar on food safety and productivity in mixer chilling operations.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News Sheetz plans to shift for cage-free eggs by 2025 Sheetz has announced a goal of committing to the sale of only cage-free eggs in its stores by 2025.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News PAR releases SureCheck version 7.0 food safety solution ParTech (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced the release and availability of the PAR SureCheck Version 7.0 food safety solution.
Food > Dried Food > News

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Tyson Foods recalls 5lb bags of chicken nuggets sold at Costco stores
Tyson Foods announced a voluntary recall of 5-pound bags of Tyson Fully Cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets that were sold at Costco locations nationwide.
Food Technology > Packaging > News
Gorton's Seafood introduces new re-designed packaging
Gorton's, the provider of frozen seafood, is inviting consumers to take part in their Sea of Possibilities Sweepstakes, which offers a grand prize of $5,000, as part of the launch of their re-designed packaging.
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Marketing & Regulatory

LSG Sky Chefs Supply Chain Solutions recalls Mediterranean Style Chicken with Hummus sandwiches
LSG Sky Chefs Supply Chain Solutions announced that it is issuing a voluntary recall of 103 units of Mediterranean Style Chicken with Hummus sandwiches.
Marketing & Regulatory > Regulatory & Food Safety > News
Agragen licenses DuPont Pioneer patents to enhance omega-3 fatty acids in plants
Plant sciences firm Agragen has licensed several patents from Dupont Pioneer to enhance omega-3 fatty acids.
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Agri & Animal Products

Tyson Foods launches $150m venture capital fund to invest in food startups
By FBR Staff Writer
Arkansas based food giant Tyson Foods has launched a $150m venture capital fund to support food startups that come up with innovative technologies and products, and sustainable business models.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News
Costa Group to acquire Avocado Ridge orchards in Queensland
By FBR Staff Writer
Australian horticultural company Costa Group has agreed to acquire the Avocado Ridge orchards and packing operations in Queensland for an undisclosed price.
Agri & Animal Products > Fruits & Vegetables > News
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Processed Foods

Japan's Nagatanien acquires freeze dried foods producer Chaucer
By FBR Staff Writer
Japanese instant food maker Nagatanien has acquired UK-based freeze-dried foods producer Chaucer Food Group for about $130m.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
B&G Foods acquires specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods
US-based B&G Foods has acquired pasta and specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and certain other sellers for approximately $70m.
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News
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Condiments & Ingredients

B&G Foods acquires specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods
US-based B&G Foods has acquired pasta and specialty sauce maker Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and certain other sellers for approximately $70m.
Condiments & Ingredients > Sauces & Spreads > News
McCormick to acquire Italian flavor maker Giotti for $127m
By FBR Staff Writer
McCormick & Company has agreed to acquire Italian flavor manufacturer Enrico Giotti (Giotti) for €120m ($127m) in cash to expand its reach in Europe.
Condiments & Ingredients > Ingredients > News

Chilled & Deli Food

Mondelez to close Montreal cookie and cracker factory
By FBR Staff Writer
Confectionary giant Mondelez has decided to shut down its cookie and cracker plant in Montreal, Canada by 2017.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Premium Brands acquires Island City, Conte Foods and Larosa
By FBR Staff Writer
Canadian based Premium Brands continued its acquisition spree by adding Island City Baking, Conte Foods and Larosa Fine Foods to its fold for $21m.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News



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