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Anuga FoodTec opening conference: "Resource Efficiency – Challenges and Opportunities"

dlgA special conference on the opening day of Anuga FoodTec 2018 will tackle one of the most important issues facing world food production and manufacturing. The conference title, "Resource Efficiency – Challenges and Opportunities", recognizes that the growing demand for commodities and energy sources worldwide, increasing urbanization and the progressive growth of the world population are compelling the food sector to review its current behavior.

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Mondi joins WWF’s Climate Savers business leadership programme

mondiGlobal packaging and paper group adopts 2050 science-based targets to limit global temperature rise to under 2°C

Mondi Group has joined the ranks of global climate leaders by signing up to Climate Savers, WWF’s climate leadership programme for businesses. The packaging and paper group commits to reduce its specific production-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 0.25 tonnes CO2e per tonne production by 2050. This commitment and others made as part of its participation in the flagship programme are in line with climate science targets required to limit global temperature rise to under 2°C.

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Frontmatec completes acquisition of Jining Xinglong Food Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd

frontmatecFrontmatec has successfully completed the acquisition of Jining Xinglong Food Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Xinglong”), which was announced on November 23, 2017. Xinglong is a leading supplier of equipment to the red meat industry in China and will play an integral part of the future ambitions for growing the Frontmatec presence in China. China is the world’s single largest market accounting for approx. 50% of all pigs slaughtered globally. The market is expected to experience strong growth going forward driven by i) an increased demand for more automated and high speed solutions and ii) an increased focus on food safety.

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Pavan and GEA join forces for the first time at Anuga FoodTec

geaOnly a few months after acquiring the Italian Pavan Group, the technology group GEA will integrate the company into their booth at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne. GEA invites food industry representatives to visit hall 10.2 at booth A-090-C-119 to learn more about the future of food processing through innovative equipment and integrated solutions. Pavan, a leading supplier of extrusion and milling technology for processing all kinds of fresh and dry pastas, cereal-based snacks and breakfast cereals, will present their technology know-how – from raw material handling to final packaging – to booth visitors.

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The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society appoints new Chief Executive

aberdeen angusBarrie Turner has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society, entering the role which has been vacant since the end of February 2017.

Turner, who’s most recent role was International Sales Manager for the snacks division at Pasta Foods Ltd., will join the Society to work alongside the Council and will look to bring his vast experience in the worlds of both business and agriculture to the table to help guide the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society forward, working closely with members and staff alike.

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GEA cooling systems for pork production in Russia

geaEnd of last year the pig slaughter and processing entity Agroeco-Yug signed a contract with the technology group GEA for the supply, installation and commissioning of an extensively cooling system. This plant will be built in the Voronezh region and will be one of Russia’s largest businesses for the slaughter and processing of pigs. The slaughter line’s processing rate will be 600 pigs per hour. Commissioning has been planned for the year 2020.

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Meyn has sold the 300th Rapid breast deboner at IPPE 2018

meynMeyn, the market leader in poultry processing solutions, has sold its 300th Rapid breast deboner to Perdue, one of the leading food and agribusiness companies based in North Carolina, USA.

The Meyn Rapid and Meyn Rapid plus were launched almost a decade ago and from the start have been a great success. Thanks to the unrivalled performance from 4,000 to 6,000 front halves or breast caps per hour in relation to the highest yield in the market.

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2018 IPPE Surpasses 520,000 Square Feet

ippeWith two months remaining until the trade show, the 2018 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) has surpassed 520,000 square feet of exhibit space and has secured 1,200 exhibitors. There will be virtually every type of exhibitor present at IPPE, assuring attendees’ needs are met.

“We are very pleased with the level of exhibitor participation. The Expo provides an excellent location to learn about new products and services for the protein and feed industries,” stated IPPE show organizers.

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