Food and drink

Media advisory - Agriculture and Fisheries Council, 21 September 2020

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 8:00am

Indicative programme

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  • Indicative programme

    from 09.00Arrivals (live streaming)

    10.00Beginning of the Agriculture and Fisheries CouncilPost 2020 CAP reform package (public session)Trade-related issuesAny other business:- Plant protein in European agriculture- Nutrition labelling- Laying hens- African swine fewer- Pig meat market

    At the end of the meeting (+/- 17.40) - press conference in live streaming.

  • Arrangements for the press conference

    Please note that there will be no physical press conference.

  • EU accredited journalists will be able to ask questions remotely provided they have registered in advance.
  • Deadline for registration: Monday, 21 September 2020, 16:00.

Crema.co’s New Coffee Matching Algorithm Guarantees the Perfect Cup

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 1:11am

The world of specialty coffee is extremely diverse, and many find it difficult to find coffees that suit their particular preferences.

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  • The world of specialty coffee is extremely diverse, and many find it difficult to find coffees that suit their particular preferences.
  • Determining a friend's preferences can be even harder, something many will soon be thinking about as the holiday season approaches.
  • Finally, specialty coffee is expensive, which only adds to the frustration when you order something you end up not liking.
  • Crema.co's new algorithm guarantees a match made in heaven through the use of just nine simple questions.

Product Recall: Select Units of PC® Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g

Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:22am

BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -Out of an abundance of caution, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select PC Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g packages with incorrect UPC code: 0 60383 03697 3 and best before code of October 31, 2020, as the product contains an undeclared allergen (eggs).

Key Points: 
  • BRAMPTON, ON, Sept. 18, 2020 /CNW/ -Out of an abundance of caution, Loblaw Companies Limited is recalling select PC Blue Menu Artichoke Asiago Dip, 227g packages with incorrect UPC code: 0 60383 03697 3 and best before code of October 31, 2020, as the product contains an undeclared allergen (eggs).
  • The products were sold between September 8, 2020 and September 17, 2020 at the following stores:
    All affected units have been removed from store shelves.
  • Customers can return the product to the place of purchase and the customer service desk will provide a full refund.
  • We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this recall may have caused.

Production of Starch Sugar in China 2015-2019: Focus on Maltose Syrup, Glucose Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) and Maltodextrin

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:15pm

2 Hot spots of starch sugar industry in China, 2018-2019

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  • 2 Hot spots of starch sugar industry in China, 2018-2019
    3.1 Capacity and output of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    3.2 Major producers of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    3.3 Monthly ex-works price of maltose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    4.1 Capacity and output of glucose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    4.2 Major producers of glucose syrup in China, 2015-2019
    5.1 Capacity and output of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    5.2 Major producers of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    5.3 Monthly ex-works price of HFCS in China, 2015-2019
    6.1 Capacity and output of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    6.2 Major producers of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    6.3 Monthly ex-works price of maltodextrin in China, 2015-2019
    Zhucheng Xingmao Corn Developing Co., Ltd.
    Henan Feitian Agricultural Development Co., Ltd.
    Shijiazhuang Huachen Starch Sugar Production Co., Ltd.
    COFCO Bio-Chemical Energy (Gongzhuling) Co., Ltd.
    Shandong Bailong Chuangyuan Biotechnology Co., Ltd.
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USDA Releases Roadmap to Address Salmonella

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:49pm

The Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella: Driving Change through Science-Based Policy outlines programs and policies that are science-based, data-driven, and promote innovation to reduce Salmonella in meat, poultry, and egg products.

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  • The Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella: Driving Change through Science-Based Policy outlines programs and policies that are science-based, data-driven, and promote innovation to reduce Salmonella in meat, poultry, and egg products.
  • It puts us on a course to aggressively target Salmonella and other foodborne pathogens, said USDAs Under Secretary for Food Safety Dr. Mindy Brashears.
  • OFS and FSIS will discuss the Salmonella roadmap at a virtual public meeting next week.
  • Stakeholders are invited to participate in the public meeting and comment on the Salmonella roadmap and on the science that drives FSIS Salmonella reduction efforts.

J & J SNACK FOODS CORP. ANNOUNCES QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- J & J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ-JJSF) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.575 per share of its common stock payable on October 13, 2020 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 29, 2020.

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  • PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- J & J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ-JJSF) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $.575 per share of its common stock payable on October 13, 2020 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 29, 2020.
  • J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) is a leader and innovator in the snack food industry, providing innovative, niche and affordable branded snack foods and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarket outlets.
  • The company consistently seeks out opportunities to expand its unique niche market product offering while bringing smiles to families worldwide.
  • **SOUR PATCH KIDS is a registered trademark of Mondelz International group, used under license.

The Coca-Cola Company Announces Pricing of Debt Tender Offers

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 7:15pm

King has been appointed as information agent and tender agent (the Information Agent and Tender Agent) in connection with the Offers.

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  • King has been appointed as information agent and tender agent (the Information Agent and Tender Agent) in connection with the Offers.
  • You may also contact your broker, dealer, commercial bank, trust company or other nominee for assistance concerning the Offers.
  • Any tender of Notes pursuant to the Offers from a Holder that is unable to make these representations will not be accepted.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is a total beverage company, offering over 500 brands in more than 200 countries and territories.

Farming and Agriculture Is Top Rated U.S. Business and Industry Sector

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:19pm

Wisconsin dairy farmers are encouraged by this report and have been essential to sustaining local communities and Wisconsin's economy for decades.

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  • Wisconsin dairy farmers are encouraged by this report and have been essential to sustaining local communities and Wisconsin's economy for decades.
  • Annually, the Wisconsin dairy industry generates $46.5 billion economic impact and 154,000 jobs for the state, comprising nearly 50% of the total Wisconsin agriculture contribution.
  • Those interested in pursuing a career in farming and agriculture should visit Wisconsin Agriculture Education at https://wisconsinaged.org/wiaged/ag-careers/ to learn more.
  • About Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin: Funded by Wisconsin dairy farmers, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin is a non-profit organization that focuses on marketing and promoting Wisconsin's world-class dairy products.

Culver's Announces the Retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 6:00pm

PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Culver Franchising System LLC announced today the retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss at the end of 2020.

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  • PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis., Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Culver Franchising System LLC announced today the retirement of CEO and President Joe Koss at the end of 2020.
  • After 23 years with this growing organization, to what is now nearly 770 restaurants, Koss made the decision to retire and spend more time with his family.
  • "Joe has positively impacted so many facets of our company in his time with us, especially his leadership through this unprecedented set of circumstances we've successfully navigated recently," said co-founder Craig Culver.
  • Leadership at Culver Franchising System LLC is actively recruiting for a CEO to replace Koss.

Lilt Announces Lilt Ascend 2020 To Be Held Digitally On October 21-22

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:00pm

Attendees will learn firsthand how to adapt in a rapidly changing environment from industry experts and Lilt executives.

Key Points: 
  • Attendees will learn firsthand how to adapt in a rapidly changing environment from industry experts and Lilt executives.
  • Where: In consideration of the global pandemic, Lilt Ascend 2020 will be held virtually.
  • How: To register for Lilt Ascend 2020, please visit our registration page here .
  • More Info:In addition to Lilt Ascend 2020 , Lilt will be hosting a day-long Translator Summit later in the year to bring the Lilt Translator community together for a day of shared stories, training, and professional development.