New Detectamet Appointment to Spearhead International Sales

DetectametDetectamet Inc the world’s leading supplier of detectable plastic tools and materials to the food industry announced today the appointment of its new International Sales Director. James Farmer will be based at the company’s offices in Richmond VA. from where he will be responsible for expanding the company’s market penetration across North, Central and South America.

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Discover the latest technology at Pro2Pac 2017

pro2pacAhead of Pro2Pac 2017, the UK’s only dedicated food and drink packaging event which takes place this March, we asked some of the specialist meat packaging suppliers about their latest products and how they ‘meat’ expectations to deliver functional packaging with aesthetic appeal.

Weald Packaging (Stand N1273) are a specialist food packaging supplier revolutionising the meat industry with their new ‘Weald Dry Age Bags’.

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Exotic Ready Meals Get the Authentic Look

rpcA new range of exotic ready meals from leading French food manufacturer Soulié Restauration, part of William Saurin, is being given an authentic presence on shelf thanks to a bespoke pack from RPC Barrier Containers that resembles a traditional Tajine.

The new design for Soulié Restauration’s Garbit brand comprises a thermoformed multilayer polypropylene container produced by RPC Bebo Plastik, combined with an injection moulded PP lid from RPC Bramlage, both in a warm terracotta colour.

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Bobst, Parkside & LINPAC Step up to Sponsor Women in Packaging (UK)

wipWomen in Packaging UK (WIP UK), an organisation that connects, supports and recognises female employees in the UK packaging industry, has been boosted by the support of Bobst Group, Parkside and LINPAC.

The trio of companies have pledged to sponsor Women in Packaging throughout 2017. Parkside and LINPAC continue to support the initiative having previously backed the scheme in 2016, with the Bobst Group new to the fold.

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Corbion full year 2016 results

corbionCorbion reported sales of € 911.3 million in 2016, a decrease of 0.8%. Organic sales growth was -1.2%. EBITDA excluding one-off items grew by 13.2% in 2016. In Q4 2016 sales were € 226.1 million, a decrease of 1.9%. Q4 2016 EBITDA excluding one-off items increased by 6.3%. The company proposes to distribute a regular dividend of € 0.56 per share, an additional cash dividend of € 0.44 per share, and a new share buyback of € 25 million.

"In 2016 we continued to make good progress in executing our strategy and we are well on track to deliver on our 2015-2018 targets.

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Fundamental Shifts Needed In Global Food Industry, Says Al Awar

dwtcDubai’s ESMA hosts Global Halal Industry Platform as part of Gulfood programme

Dubai, UAE: The global food industry needs to make fundamental shifts in its operations to advance food safety worldwide, the Global Halal Industry Platform held in Dubai today has heard.

The Platform, organised by the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Meteorogy (ESMA) and part of the educational programme of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night, heard the transformation call from Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar, CEO of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC).

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Spectacular Theatre Line-up at IFE 2017

ifeThe International Food & Drink Event (IFE 2017) is the UK’s biggest food and drink trade show, bursting with inspiration, with the most innovative suppliers and engaging speakers. Visiting buyers have a huge range of choice when it comes to show content. This year’s show highlights include two brand new speaker stages hosting a range of cutting-edge presentations, as well as live cookery demonstrations to educate and inspire. Each seminar has been carefully designed to address key industry issues, highlight the latest food & drink trends and spark genuine conversation and debate.

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Emirates NBD Backs Dubai SME to Breathe New Life into Water Sustainability

gulfoodGulfood Deal Will See Revolutionary ‘Water from Air’ Machines Roll Out Emirates-wide

Dubai, UAE: One of the UAE’s biggest banks has signed up with a Dubai SME to provide four-year, interest-free payments for buyers of revolutionary machines which literally convert air into water.

The deal between Emirates NBD and Dubai-based Sky River was signed at Gulfood 2017, the world’s largest annual food event running at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until Thursday night.

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