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Blount Fine Foods to open $25m soup manufacturing plant in Portland

Blount Fine Foods, a prepared foods and soup manufacturer, has acquired a food manufacturing facility in Portland, Oregon, which will be converted into a soup manufacturing plant. Financial terms of the acquisition were not revealed. The new soup manufacturing plant is scheduled to open in the second half of 2020. Blount Fine Foods will invest […]

Hormel Foods acquires pit-smoked meats supplier Sadler’s Smokehouse

Hormel Foods has closed its previously announced $270 million acquisition of Sadler’s Smokehouse, a Texas-based pit-smoked meats supplier for foodservice and retail customers. Sadler’s Smokehouse is engaged in delivering premium pit-smoked whole muscle meats with custom injections, flavors, rubs, and spice blends. The company has been supplying its meat products to Hormel Foods for more […]

Natural Products Expo West 2020 to see debut of 34 Degrees Snaps baked chickpea snacking thins

34 Degrees, a Colorado-based snacking crackers manufacturer, will unveil its latest product range of baked chickpea snacking thins Snaps at the Natural Products Expo West 2020 in Anaheim, California. Snaps, which come in three savory varieties including Sea Salt, Umami, and Everything, will be available starting in April 2020. The baked chickpea snacking thins range […]

US agri-food company Cargill ventures into plant-based protein category

US agri-food company Cargill is launching private-label plant-based patties and ground products this April, thereby taking on the likes of Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods in the plant-based protein category. The new plant-based products, which will be available with US retailers and restaurants, are being launched as part of the company’s “approach to the future of […]

Pet Plate raises $9m funding to expand pet food subscription service

Pet Plate, a subscription service in the direct-to-consumer fresh pet food industry, has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by DFE Capital Management and General Mills’ venture capital arm 301 INC. Marco Polo and Fernbrook Capital Management also took part in the funding round alongside existing investors, Castor Ventures and The […]

Pet Plate raises $9m funding to expand pet food subscription service

Pet Plate, a subscription service in the direct-to-consumer fresh pet food industry, has raised $9 million in a Series A funding round led by DFE Capital Management and General Mills’ venture capital arm 301 INC. Marco Polo and Fernbrook Capital Management also took part in the funding round alongside existing investors, Castor Ventures and The […]

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