The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is due to make a statement about Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical that is used in the lining of some food and drinks cans, on Saturday (31 March). Some companies have already made the decision to move towards packaging their products in BPA-free cans. While some can manufacturers […]
UK-based Princes has completed the acquisition of Premier Foods’ East Anglian canning operations. The acquisition includes two major UK canning sites at Long Sutton and Wisbech in East Anglia, along with a number of brands including Crosse & Blackwell, Farrow’s and Smedley’s.
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Can maker Crown is launching a “revolutionary” new twist-off closure at Interpack in Germany. The closure’s unique design is said to significantly reduce the torque required to remove the closure, enhancing convenience for consumers of all ages.
Food and drink group Princes has agreed to buy the canning operations of UK company Premier Foods in a deal worth £182 million (US$292.8m). Under the terms of the agreement, which is subject to Premier Foods’ shareholder and regulatory approval, Premier Foods’ sites at Long Sutton and Wisbech would transfer to Princes’ ownership.
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