Traces Of Coronavirus Detected On Food Packaging

China has recently reported cases of coronavirus contamination of frozen food and packaging. As part of its expanded routine screening of imported food, authorities have detected traces of the virus on samples of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil into Shenzhen, and packaging of frozen shrimps imported from Ecuador into…

Seafood Expo Asia Cancels November 2020 Edition

The organisers of the annual Seafood Expo Asia, produced by Diversified Communications, has announced that it has become necessary to cancel the November 2020 edition due to ongoing health and safety issues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The event was scheduled to take place on 18-20 November 2020 in Singapore.…

Sealed Air Collaborates With Plastic Energy To Accelerate Circular Economy

Sealed Air Corporation has signed a collaboration agreement with Plastic Energy, an industry-leading company in advanced recycling technology. Additionally, Sealed Air has made an equity investment in Plastic Energy Global, the parent company of Plastic Energy. "We’re excited to join forces with Plastic Energy to innovate faster and accelerate the…

$10M Mission To Build Resilient Supply Chains

Food Agility CRC is calling for agrifood and tech businesses to join its mission—Mission Food for Life, to build data-driven resilience in food supply chains and help keep food on our tables in a crisis and beyond. The $10million initiative bringing together a consortia to create new data-driven solutions that…

Indofood Experience Double-Digit Growth Amid COVID-19 Challenges

According to Jakartapost, food manufacturing giant PT Indofood Sukses Makmur and its subsidiary, processed food company PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur (ICBP), have managed to book a 11.7 percent year-on-year (yoy) profit growth to Rp 2.8 trillion (US$195 million) in the first half of the year. This increase in profit…
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