Swiss convenience food group Orior reported lower half-year profits amid higher raw material prices.
Orior, which makes products from deli meats to pasta, booked a 5.4% fall in net profit to Chf 10.6 millions (US $11.6 millions). Ebit slid 8.6% to Chf 14 millions.
During the annual meeting of the Association of American Feed Control Officials, National Grain and Feed Association (Ngfa) Vice-President of Feed Services David Fairfield was selected to serve as the chairman of the Animal Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance. (more…)
Anyone who supplies Nestlé with dairy, meat, poultry or eggs will have to meet the company’s new animal welfare guidelines. The company has signed an agreement with the non-governmental organization World Animal Protection to develop and implement the standards. (more…)
In Algeria Storci has gained the respect of the country’s best couscous manufacturers and increased its renown, becoming an important reference point also for dried pasta. (more…)
It is difficult to sum up in a short report the large number of problems that affect any industrial sector, especially the one of “alimentary pasta”. In fact, in this sector, the interests of the main different players – from agriculture to industry – are interwoven and players’ needs hardly find mutually shared solutions.