Tyson Foods expands Raised & Rooted™ brand to Europe

tysonfoodsVienna, Austria, Nov. 09, 2020 - Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced the European launch of its plant-based protein brand, Raised & Rooted. This is the first expansion of the Raised & Rooted brand outside the U.S., in the brand’s pursuit to be the most loved alternative protein brand in the world. “We’re thrilled to be launching Raised & Rooted in Europe, where there is a growing number of consumers who are adopting flexible diets,” said Brett Van de Bovenkamp, president of Tyson Foods Europe.

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MULTIVAC sells its majority holding in Trimaster Oy

multivacWolfertschwenden/Tampere, 2 November 2020 - The MULTIVAC company Trimaster Oy, which is based in the Finnish city of Tampere, has been sold with effect from 1 November 2020 as a management buyout under the leadership of Leo Johansson. In regard to all automation and line projects, the MULTIVAC subsidiaries will continue to work with Trimaster as before and offer customers the company's solutions.

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Eagle Offers a Virtual Poultry Show to Demonstrate New Technologies

eaglepiAt a time when many industry events are cancelled or postponed, Eagle Product Inspection is hosting its first-ever online trade show for poultry processors. “The purpose of our Virtual Poultry Show is to share new technologies, provide insights on food safety and quality solutions and answer questions in a way that is convenient and helpful for poultry companies,” explains Christy Draus, Marketing Manager for Eagle.

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New premises support Excel's comprehensive offering

excel packagingmachineryExcel Packaging Machinery, a leading supplier of equipment to the food industry, has moved to a new larger head office and factory facility that will enable the company to provide enhanced levels of customer service and support.

Excel manufactures and supplies a wide range of machinery, including filling machines, capping machines, bagging machines, tube filling machines, bottle unscrambling machines and e-liquid filling machines.

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EU veggie 'burger' ban challenged across Europe Petition launched by ProVeg International exceeds 100,000 signatures

provegThe European Parliament's proposal to ban the use of names such as 'burger' and 'sausage', as well as descriptive terms such as 'yoghurt-style' and 'cheese alternative', from being used on vegetarian and vegan products is being widely challenged across Europe, with a petition to stop the ban now exceeding 100,000 signatures.

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Hans Heppner appointed new Managing Director of Sales at Inotec GmbH

handtmannHans Heppner will join Inotec GmbH on 1st October as Managing Director of Sales, thereby succeeding Adrien Dessert, who will retire at the end of the year 2020. The Reutlingen-based company Inotec has been part of the Handtmann Group of Companies since January of this year.

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GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions – User-Friendly App Available Now

globalgapBrowse through GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions on smart device

GLOBALG.A.P. announces the launch of their new app GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions. It has been available to download from app stores since 24 July. The app, available for both Android and IOS devices, showcases the products and services that GLOBALG.A.P. has to offer. GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions is available in English and Spanish.

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WELTEC BIOPOWER Builds 7-MW Biogas Plant Near Seoul

weltecPlant in South Korea to Produce Heat from Food Waste

In autumn 2020, WELTEC BIOPOWER starts building a biogas plant in South Korea. The plant is being set up in the province of Gyeonggi-do, some 60 km north of Seoul, and will transform biogas into heat in an integrated gas boiler. As early as spring 2021, the seven megawatt plant is to go live and digest up to 93,000 tons of food waste a year, some of which will also come from local households.

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