Current Headlines

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Praxair Starts Up Air Separation Unit In Tennessee
    6/9/2014

    Praxair, Inc., recently announced the start-up of its new 600 tons per day air separation unit in Memphis, Tennessee, expanding the company’s ability to supply gaseous and liquid oxygen, nitrogen and argon to customers across the southeastern United States

  8. Bolstering Food Safety With Traceability Systems
    6/6/2014

    As implementation of FSMA draws closer and closer, the need for timely and accurate tracking of products becomes more and more paramount. A food traceability system can help take speculation out of tracking products from factory to fork

  9. Heineken Rolls Out New Cans To Attract Modern Consumers
    6/5/2014

    In an effort to up the appeal of its product to contemporary, city-dwelling men, the beer-maker is introducing a fresh redesign of its cans.

  10. Konica Minolta Sensing To Exhibit Advanced Color Measurement & Control Solutions At IFT Food Expo 2014
    6/5/2014

    Konica Minolta Sensing Americas (KMSA), technological leader in advanced color and light measurement solutions, will be exhibiting at the 2014 IFT Food Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana at Booth #3017

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