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Boulder Soup Re-Locates to Certified Organic Facility

The Boulder Soup Works brand has a new label, because the Boulder, Colo.-based company changed its name to Boulder Organic!, and re-located to a new 23,500-square-foot, certified-organic manufacturing facility in Boulder.
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Golden State Foods Opens LEED-Certified Distribution Center

Golden State Foods (GSF), Irvine, Calif., opened the doors to its new 158,000-square-foot distribution center located in McCook, Ill.
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Study: Frozen Ready Meals Dominate Frozen Foods Category

The global frozen food market is expected to be worth $293.75 billion by 2019, according to a recent study conducted and produced by Transparency Market Research, Albany, N.Y.
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Allied Specialty Foods Expands New Jersey HQs

Allied Specialty Foods, Inc., Vineland, N.J., announced plans to expand in New Jersey and add 127 jobs to its workforce.
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Study: Consuming Single-Serve Frozen Meals Can Cut Calories

Those trying to look and feel better have more options when it to comes to midday snacks and meals, thanks to two new research studies presented by ConAgra Foods, Inc., Omaha, Neb.
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Springside Cheese Hints at New Product Lines After Ownership Changes

Wayne Hintz, owner of Springside Cheese Corp., transferred 80% ownership to his sons Keith Hintz and Nathan Hintz.


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Dairy Crest Invests in Food Innovation Center

London-based Dairy Crest is investing $6.4 million in building a dedicated Food Innovation Center on the Harper Adams University campus.
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Ozark Mountain Poultry Opens Poultry Deboning Facility

Ozark Mountain Poultry (OMP), Rogers, Ark., expanded its footprint with the opening of a poultry deboning facility in a former poultry facility.
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SCR Partners, Nestlé Partner to Establish State-of-the-Art Dairy Farming Institute

SCR Engineers Ltd. collaborated with Nestlé USA, headquartered in Switzerland, to establish the Nestlé Dairy Farming Institute (DFI) in China.
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House of Raeford Closes Turkey Cook Plant

House of Raeford Farms, Rose Hill, N.C., announced plans to phase out all operations at its Raeford, N.C., turkey cook plant within the next 60 days to focus its attention and resources on chicken production.
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International Workshop on Halal Meat

10/8/13
Dubai
United Arab Emirates

(Lahore) Halal meat market is growing rapidly throughout the world and its demand is increasing day by day and its volume has reached at $ 300 billion, Pakistan is ranked 18th in the production of Halal Meat Market and its volume is only 2.9 % of the global Halal meat production which is very low.

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Seafood Expo Asia

11/2/14
Wanchai
Hong Kong

Seafood Expo Asia, formerly the Asian Seafood Exposition, will return to Wanchai, Hong Kong from 2-4 September 2014.

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The Second International Food Expo

11/6/14
Fairplex
Pomona (Los Angeles), CA
United States

The International Food Expo, as its name suggests, is a multi-national food showdesigned and organized specifically for the Asian ethnic food market in North America.

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National Ice Cream Retailers Association

11/11/14
Hyatt Regency Hotel
Lexington, KY
United States

Carl Chaney, convention chairman, and committee members Jim Oden and Andy Jones are hard at work putting the seminar schedule together for the 2014 NICRA Annual Meeting & Trade Show, November 11-13, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Lexington, Kentucky.

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Dairy Asia Pacific Summit 2014

11/20/14
Singapore

This summit will gather government officials, international organizations and industry leaders to discuss the policy situation and government support strategy in Asia-pacific region; grasp the development trends of the Asia-pacific market in dairy industry.

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2015 Expo & Conference: Northwest Food Processors

1/12/15
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR
United States

The annual Northwest Food Processors Expo and Conference is the largest regional food processing trade show in North America, bringing together premier industry experts and exhibitors.

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International Production & Processing Expo

1/27/15
GEORGIA WORLD CONGRESS CENTER
Atlanta, GA
United States

The 2014 IPPE will bring together more than 1,100 exhibitors and over 25,000 attendees in Atlanta from January 28 - 30, 2014. We look forward to seeing you there! Registration for IPPE includes entrance to the trade show exhibits and select education programs.

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2015 AWMA Marketplace & Solutions Expo: The Conference for Convenience Distributors

2/24/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States

AWMA’s 2014 Expo was all-new, receiving rave reviews from exhibitors and distributor attendees alike, as we implemented a number of enhancements to both our educational offerings and expo floor – all making the AWMA Expo the premiere conference and trade show for convenience wholesale distributors.

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RFA's 35th Annual Conference & Exhibition

3/1/15
San Diego, CA
United States

To successfully position your company in today’s marketplace, it is imperative to stay abreast of current market trends, food safety regulations, and technical procedures.

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RFA 35th Annual Conference & Exhibition

3/1/15
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
San Diego, CA
United States

To successfully position your company in today’s marketplace, it is imperative to stay abreast of current market trends, food safety regulations, and technical procedures.

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OSI, 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year

Find out how this global food provider secured a new supply chain global trading platform, opened a new culinary innovation center and continues to keep food safety top of mind.

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7/31/14 12:00 pm EDT

Engaging the Manufacturing Workforce to Drive Business Improvement

AIOE’s Workforce Development Solutions Group will soon release its work product, “The Engagement Framework”. This is a robust resource tool that both CPGs and suppliers should find useful in their organizations. Attendees will learn of the key attributes of Engagement, and cases and lessons learned on how to apply these guiding lessons within your company. The value proposition is fundamental to business success in our industry: business performance, competitive globally, recruitment and retention.

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