Anglo African Agriculture Increases Spice Volume As Orders Outstrip Supply

Anglo African Agriculture PLC on Friday said the first quarter of 2017 found a 53% elevation in earnings to ZAR10.6 million from its food manufacturing business, which on a sterling basis more than doubled year-on-year. The organization said volumes of food flavourings of 2017 in the first three months were up 6% year-on- year. Anglo African Agriculture said production capacity in the spices manufacturing plant has more than trebled after new milling equipment was installed during the time, while “strong customer demand” continues to surpass factory output. Anglo African Agriculture…

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British Sugar to cultivate cannabis plants in Norfolk

British Sugar will swap tomato plants to get cannabis seedlings after enrolling a contract to provide medication firm GW Pharmaceuticals with the harvest. The marijuana plants, that can be of a selection that is non-psychoactive, will be increased in the 18-hectare glasshouse at Wissington, Norfolk, in which the company is cultivating tomatoes of British Sugar. The distance is the equal of 23 football pitches. “Every year we attempt to figure out the most effective commercial resources for your glasshouse,” explained Paul Kenward, managing director of British Sugar. “We’d always been…

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Carr’s Milling on the Rise

Carr’s Flour Mills is Carr’s Group’s food branch. “In a time of increasing competition and volatility from the flour market, consolidation is essential and inescapable. This acquisition by Whitworths presents a great opportunity for the food branch to keep on building on the strong foundations laid over many years. On behalf of the Carr’s board, I would like to thank everyone who has contributed to the division’s achievement.” After an approach to acquire Carr’s food division, the board undertook a review of the group’s three branches. So as accelerate the…

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A strong appetite for Brand Britain’s food and drink exporters

With over 75% of Food and Drink exporters in my own region, Yorkshire and the Humber, anticipating their export sales to rise in another quarter, there’s tremendous chances available for business. ‘God’s own county’ should be known as God’s larder, with consumers round the world hungry for the food and drinks produced in Yorkshire. New research by UKTI demonstrates three quarters of drink and food manufacturers desire to break into international trade. But what would be the challenges, and what will be the chances for these companies abroad they need…

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Automation Project Lifts Packing Capacity at Coca-Cola Factory

Coca-Cola (CCE) and Siemens Industry Automation (Siemens) have initiated a new standardisation of automation and controls procedure, with a partnership agreement signed between the two companies. The method is supposed to help CCE’s push to reduce maintenance cost across its production sites, and to step-up the production capacity of its bottling and canning lines. The business aims to optimise spare part inventory and lay the bases to futureproof investment. Both Siemens and CCE are currently working to implement the plan according to the agreement, across Europe. CCE has employed Siemens…

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HRS Heat Exchangers Awarded Uk Contract

The HRS self- cleaning evaporator system defeats the fouling issues associated with the evaporation of organic digestate. The Barkip plant is going to be the first of its type to incorporate a digestate processing stage that is novel: Waste heat in the CHP engines is used to focus the liquid fraction of the digestate into a nutrient rich liquid fertilizer. Underneath the terms of the contract, the HRS technology will enable the Barkip Anaerobic Digestion plant to process 75,000 tonne’s of waste per annum, in a plant setup that produces…

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