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08 October 2013
Agreement Reached over Sale of VION's Ingredients Division
THE NETHERLANDS & US - VION has announced that a final agreement has been reached on the proposed sale of its Ingredients...
04 October 2013
Moy Park Wins Two 'Waitrose Way' Awards
UK - UK food company and European poultry producer, Moy Park, has been recognised with two accolades at the Waitrose Way...
Maple Leaf Sale of Rendering Biodiesel Business to Go Ahead
CANADA - The Competition Act condition required to proceed with Maple Leaf Foods’ sale of Rothsay, its rendering and biodiesel...
30 September 2013
Cargill-TEVA Energy Commission Beef Plant Solar Thermal System
US - Cargill and TEVA Energy, have commissioned the largest solar energy system at a meat processing facility in California. ...
13 September 2013
Europe Split over Waste Fats for Biofuels and Environmental Protection
ANALYSIS - The European Parliament this week sent out confused messages to the industry over its attitude to the production...
Food Waste Impacts Climate Water Land Biodiversity
GLOBAL - The waste of a 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year is not only causing major economic losses but also wreaking significant...
02 September 2013
Turning Waste into Fertiliser
AUSTRALIA - A new process for turning agro-industrial and domestic wastes into fertiliser, developed at The University of...
29 August 2013
Terra Renewal Services Acquisition Completed
US - Darling International has completed the acquisition of Terra Renewal Services, a provider of environmental services...
Save Food Campaign Launched in Asia-Pacific
THAILAND - The Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agriculture...
27 August 2013
Maple Leaf to Sell Rendering Biodiesel Company
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods is to sell Rothsay, its rendering and biodiesel business, to Darling International of Irving, Texas. ...
26 August 2013
How Can Food Waste be Used in Better Ways?
ANALYSIS - Following reports earlier this year from organisations in the UK and also from the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
19 August 2013
Natural Gas-powered Kenworth Trucks to Move Hogs
US - When High Plains Bioenergy delivers biodiesel made from pork fat at its biodiesel plant, it will be using compressed...
16 August 2013
Research to Lower GHG Emissions from Northern Ireland Beef
UK - Differences in methane emissions from livestock are largely related to forage intakes by the animals. ...
Pilgrim’s Pride to Close Rendering Plant
US - US poultry processor Pilgrim's Pride, part of the giant JBS group is to close its rendering plant in El Dorado, Arkansas. ...
14 August 2013
New Pork Plant to Go Online Autumn 2014
US - Construction of a $10-million rendering plant at Rantoul Foods' pork processing plant is expectd to be built by the...
08 August 2013
Action needed to Reduce Agricultural GHGs
GLOBAL - More needs to be done to capitalise on agriculture's potential to mitigate global warming, a new guidance document...
30 July 2013
Tyson’s Renewable Fuel Partner Looks to Future
US - Syntroleum, the partner of Tyson Foods in the Dynamic Fuels renewable energy joint venture has received unsolicited...
16 July 2013
European Commission to Seek Answers to Food Waste
EU - The European Commission is calling of information about the European food production and consumption system in a bid...
11 July 2013
Conserve Water and Soil Fertility to Increase Productivity under Climate Change
ANALYSIS - Higher temperatures and longer growing seasons in the UK could provide opportunities for farmers to increase productivity. ...
10 July 2013
Residents Complain over Smithfield Pig Farms
US - Nearly 600 residents in NorthCarolina taking action against Smithfield Foods over concerns about pollution, smell and...
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