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Healthy Food Ingredients adds two specialty mills

Healthy Food Ingredients (HFI) recently announced the addition of two specialty mills, expanding its vertical integration within its Valley City, North Dakota and Watertown, South Dakota facilities. The Valley City, ND allergen-free mill gives HFI the ability to process in-house a full range of gluten-free pulses, ancient grains and seeds into custom-milled consumer-ready flours. The […]

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Mercaris sees record organic trading growth in 2020

Trading platform sees 48 percent increase year-over-year Trade of organic commodities did not stop despite the challenges from the global pandemic for the food and agriculture industry in 2020. In fact, Mercaris market data firm reported a 48% increase in volumes transacted via their online platform in comparison to 2019. During 2020, Mercaris recorded transactions […]

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Sustainable Foods Summit goes online

The 2021 Sustainable Foods Summit will discuss the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on production and consumption of sustainable foods. COVID-19 is changing the way we shop and eat; it is also influencing raw material supply chains and distribution of food products. The sustainability implications will be discussed at the 11th North American edition, hosted […]

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Oat milk surges to second most popular plant-based milk

Sales of oat milk rose to $213 million in the past year, making it second behind almond milk ($1.49 billion in sales). This marks an increase of 350% for refrigerated varieties and 106% for shelf-stable products. Soy milk came in at a close third place. Plant-based milks now comprise 14% of the milk category, growing […]

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NY organic soybean processing factory and refinery for sale

A soybean processing facility in New York State owned by AgProSoy is for sale. The facility has produced organic soybean meal and oil. The facility uses a mechanical press extraction process rather than a hexane chemical extraction process. The factory produces a high quality animal feed ingredient for the local large dairy cow industry called […]

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