Top Stories from Food Processing, March 30-April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020
From coronavirus to virtual trade shows, we're covering all of the headlines that made news this week.

Coronavirus continues to top headlines in the world and in the food and beverage industry. For our April cover story, we did a deep dive of how the food and beverage industry is being impacted by COVID-19. From production lines to labor shortages, we've talked to experts about how the industry is faring. We've also been covering how the top food and beverage companies are aiding in relief efforts.

Other news of note this week saw Bolthouse Farms buying an Arizona Packer's Carrot Business while the Dairy Farmers of America won most of Dean Foods' Assets. Hain Celestial got into the mix when it sold off two of its tangential brands.

Also attracting attention this week, a federal court has dismissed part of a meatpackers’ union complaint about new federal pork inspection rules, but is allowing another part to go forward.

The show must go on for IFT who announced it was pivoting from its traditional trade show and expo to a virtual experience.

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