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Process & Production

Metro to acquire majority stake in MissFresh
Metro has agreed to purchase a majority interest in MissFresh, a Montreal company which produces ready-to-cook meals.
Food > Prepared Meals > News
Alibaba partners with Driscoll's to bring US food products to China
Alibaba has partnered with Driscoll’s and Chicken of the Sea to bring US food products to China, home to the world’s largest consumer market.
Agri & Animal Products > Meat & Seafood > News

IT & Software

IBM, food giants form blockchain collaboration to trace food contamination
By FBR Staff Writer
Technology giant IBM has collaborated with food giants across the globe over a blockchain solution in an effort to reduce food borne illness and get rid of food contamination.
Agri & Animal Products > Fruits & Vegetables > News
Measuring swab performance
Hygiena International wraps up its series of weekly articles that discuss monitoring microbiological contamination on surfaces. This week's fourth and final piece provides insight into the topic of 'Measuring swab performance'.
News

Packaging

Cole's Quality Foods launches new stuffed bread snack
Cole's Quality Foods has launched Middles, a new stuffed bread that combines savory, salty and sweet flavors into what it claims to be one revolutionary snack concept.
Processed Foods > Bakery & Cereals > News
Hilton partners with Tesco to supply fresh food
Food packing firm Hilton Food Group has signed a long term supply agreement with Tesco Central Europe to produce fresh food.
Condiments & Ingredients > Soups > News

Sustainability

Aramark to switch to 100% sustainably sourced tuna
By FBR Staff Writer
Aramark, the $15bn global provider of food, facilities management, and uniforms, announced today that it will transition to 100% sustainably sourced canned skipjack and albacore tuna in the US by 1 April 2016.
Food Technology > Sustainability > News
Agratech Farms to expand hydroponic operations to Portugal
By FBR Staff Writer
Agratech Farms is expanding its hydroponic farming operations in Portugal to become one of the largest operators of hydroponic farms in the GCC and Europe.
Food Technology > Sustainability > News