Current Headlines

  1. Cargill Boosts Nutritional Benefits With Its New Omega-3 Oil Blend
    6/20/2014

    A new oil blend can provide food manufacturers with a healthy alternative to infuse nutrients into products without raising costs or impacting taste

  2. GE Capital Finances New Chicago Brewery For Lagunitas
    6/20/2014

    GE Capital, Corporate Finance recently announced it is providing Lagunitas Brewery with a $20 million credit facility to equip the company’s new Chicago brewery. The GE Capital and Lagunitas team celebrate the opening of the Lagunitas facility June 17th

  3. Beer Brewers Raise A Glass To Approval Process Changes
    6/18/2014

    Recent changes made to the approval process for new products will reduce the time for new beers to arrive at market. Brewing companies will have more freedom to experiment and will be able to better adapt to new market trends

  4. Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Pom Wonderful In Battle Against Coca-Cola
    6/18/2014

    In a unanimous decision, justices rule that POM Wonderful is able to proceed with its lawsuit alleging Coca-Cola took business from the juice maker with false and misleading juice labels.

  5. AFCO C&S, LLC, A Portfolio Company Of Larsen MacColl Partners, Divests Mossberg Sanitation, Inc. & Midwest Sanitation Co., Inc.
    6/16/2014

    AFCO C&S, LLC (“AFCO”), announced recently that on May 12, 2014 it sold its wholly owned subsidiaries, Mossberg Sanitation, Inc. and Midwest Sanitation Co., Inc (collectively, “Mossberg”), toa strategic acquirer. While terms of the sale were not disclosed, AFCO realized proceeds in excess of three times its invested capital

  6. Anheuser-Busch And MillerCoors Respond To The Call For Transparency Of Ingredients
    6/16/2014

    Blogger with 44,000 petition signatures drives two of the world’s-largest beer makers to list ingredients in its brands.

  7. Nestlé’s Chilled Coffees Cool Caffeinated European Consumers
    6/13/2014

    With well over 3000 cups consumed every second, Nescafé is branching out with its launch of chilled coffees in the emerging European Market.

  8. Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Mechanical Completion And Start-Up Of World’s Largest 1-Hexene Plant
    6/12/2014

    Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced recently the successful commissioning and start-up of the world’s largest on-purpose 1-hexene plant. With worldwide supply capabilities

  9. Recyclable Coffee Pods May Be A Novel Idea, But Will They Work In The U.S.?
    6/11/2014

    Nespresso Austria has developed recyclable coffee pods and a collection system, but with low-recycling rates and lack of proper guidance, the recycling program may fight an uphill battle against American consumers.

  10. Polar Beverages Boosts Bottling Efficiency And Enhances Sustainability By Converting To CSI’s Omni Mini XP Closures
    6/10/2014

    Polar Beverages, the country’s largest independent soft-drink bottler, is in the process of upgrading all their carbonated beverage lines to adopt Closure Systems International’s (CSI’s) lightweight Omni mini XP 28mm linerless closures

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