IFDA News Update 12월 2째주
관리자 2013.02.04
 

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Distributor News

Ginsberg's Foods of Hudson 사는 UniPro Foodservice 그룹으로부터 푸드 서비스 유통 부문을 수상하였다. Ginsberg's Foods of Hudson, NY, was recently awarded Foodservice Distributor of the Year by buying group UniPro Foodservice, reports ID Report. Plans at the company include using local farms as resources, working at increasing the nutritional value of institutional foods, and creating a new food show for television. Full Story

캘리포니아의 BiRite Foodservice Distributors는 A&B Produce Company 인수를 발표했다. BiRite Foodservice Distributors announced the acquisition of A&B Produce Company, reported ID Report. Full Story

Performance Food Group은 Fox River Foods사를 인수하는데 동의했다며 오늘 발표했다. Performance Food Group, Inc. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Fox River Foods, Inc., reported The Herald. Full Story

Sysco는 Appert's Food Service를 구매하는 동의서에 서명했다. Sysco Corporation has signed an agreement to purchase Appert's Food Service, reported the St. Cloud Times. Full Story

Operator News

가치 제안 및 경쟁력있는 가격으로 불황시기를 잘 이겨낸 Darden Restaurants은 경쟁사들의 경쟁력있는 판촉에 효과적인 대응전략이 필요하다. Darden Restaurants, which rode the recession well with its value pricing, got complacent with deals and was outpromoted when rivals resurged, reported Advertising Age. The company will need "bolder changes" to the promotions at its restaurants, according to its CEO. Darden is now retooling promotional calendars at Red Lobster, Olive Garden and LongHorn "to ensure they better fit consumers' current financial realities and expectations." In the casual-dining segment, roughly 20% of traffic is driven to a restaurant by value or meal deals, according to NPD Group. In the year that ended in September, the traffic of those value customers is down 4%, while general traffic fell 2%. Full Story (Free Registration Required)

맥도널드는 글로벌 동일 매장 매출이 11월 30일 기점으로 2.4% 상승했다. 반면 미국수치는 2.5%, 유럽 1.4%, 아시아, 중동 아프리카 수치는 0.6% 증가추세를 보였다. McDonald's reported global same store sales rose 2.4% for the month ended Nov. 30, while in the U.S. the figure was 2.5%; in Europe 1.4%; and in the region encompassing Asia, the Middle East and Africa it increased 0.6%, reported The Associated Press. Full Story Analysts were expecting a 0.17% rise in global sales at restaurants that have been open at least 13 months, according to Consensus Metrix. McDonald's reported a drop in monthly sales for October, its first decline in nine years, which the company blamed on a weak economy and heightened competition from rivals offering coupons. The restaurant chain has since promoted dollar-priced items more, but no new menu items have been introduced, reported The Wall Street Journal. Full Story (WSJ Subscription Required)

지난 10년 동안 미국의 주요 외식체인기업들은 맣은 점포 폐쇄로 인해 매출의 약 50% 이상이 감소한 결과를 보여줬다. In the past 10 years, some of America's biggest food chains have lost more than 50% of their sales as they closed hundreds of locations nationwide. These restaurants, which include former American staples such as Big Boy, Ponderosa and Bennigan's, have not been able to maintain a steady crowd, failing update their brand or menu options. As a result, locations have been closed in favor of a new generation of eateries. In the case of barbecue establishments such as Damon's and Tony Roma's, competition is not the problem. Rather, the barbecue segment as a whole is performing poorly because it is a necessarily limited cuisine, reported USA Today. Full Story

Retail News

냉동식품 슈퍼마켓이 영국 Bolton에 오픈 할 예정이다. A frozen food supermarket could open up in Bolton, UK. Iceland bosses have submitted plans to Bolton Council in an attempt to transform a retail space into a frozen-food outlet. While Iceland currently has branches in Horwich and Farnworth, it does not have one in Bolton town center, reported Bolton News. Full Story

가격에 민감한 소비자들과 극심한 가격기반 경쟁은 2013년 유럽의 포장식품과 리테일 시장에 계속해서 영향을 미칠 것이다. Cost-conscious consumers and fierce price-based competition will maintain pressure on the European packaged food and consumer sector in 2013, Fitch Ratings states. Big ticket items will be the most affected, but countries experiencing deteriorating consumer confidence will also see shifts in buying trends for food and staple consumer products, including a move towards low-priced and private label goods, even outside of Europe, reported Reuters. Full Story

새로운 온라인 시장인 Farmigo는 다양한 지역에서 판로를 찾는 농부들뿐만 아니라 소비자들에게도 유통라인을 줄여 산지로부터 직접 구매를 돕기를 희망하고 있다. Farmigo, a new online marketplace, hopes to help consumers buy directly from farmers without having to shop at individual markets as well as farmers who set up stands at various area markets, according to the owner. Starting Dec. 11 in the Bay Area and New York, groups of consumers can sign up to connect to local farmers via weekly deliveries. Each delivery - to a workplace or community center - incorporates the consumers' choice of produce, meats and dairy products from several different farms or producers, reported San Francisco Chronicle. Full Story

Technomic에 따르면, 편의점 산업은 지난 몇 년 동안 전통적 c-store 제품에서 ‘고품질’, ‘신제품’,’패스트푸드 옵션’등을 제공함으로 눈에 띄는 발전을 해왔다. The convenience store industry has experienced a noticeable shift from traditional c-store products toward foodservice over the past couple of years, according to Technomic. An area once relegated to quick-service restaurants (QSRs), c-stores today are upping the competition by offering fresher, higher-quality, grab-and-go food options. The competitive foodservice landscape for c-stores is heavily made up of QSRs. For example, 35% of consumers report that QSRs were a viable alternative for their last c-store foodservice visit, compared to 25% who report that they would have gone to another c-store, reported Convenience Store News. Full Story

중국 당국은 상점 갑판대에 광고된 것보다 캐셔가 더 높은 가격을 요구하는데 대한 가격 사기로 까르푸를 고소했다. Chinese authorities accused Carrefour of price fraud for allegedly charging consumers higher prices at the cashier than what was advertised on shop shelves. The city of Taiyuan's Bureau of Price Supervision and Inspection plans to file a report to a commission that has the power to investigate further and levy fines. Taiyuan pricing officials claimed they began investigating Carrefour last week after receiving complaints from consumers who claimed they were overcharged on products, and Carrefour issued a statement apologizing to its customers for "an unintentional working mistake," reported The Wall Street Journal. Full Story (WSJ Subscription Required)

Walgreen은 자체 제작한 버스를 통해 모바일 식당을 선보일 예정이다. The Walgreens "Up Market: Fresh" experience will be brought to consumers via a custom-made, 40-ft. bus that will visit various locations across the country and be shared via Twitter @upmarketfresh, according to Mobile Cuisine. "Several innovations are making Walgreens the first choice for health and daily living throughout neighborhoods nationwide. Our fresh food offerings provide customers with easier access to a greater selection of fresh foods and beverages," stated the president of daily living products and solutions for the drugstore chain. Full Story

향후 약 6~9개월 동안 신선 식품 중 특히 프로틴 식품의 가격인상이 기대된다고 CostCo가 밝혔다. Costco Wholesale anticipates some inflation in fresh foods, particularly proteins, with increases in the mid- to high single-digit range likely over the next six to nine months. "Beyond that, it's hit and miss," stated the executive vice president and chief financial officer. Asked if the anticipated price increases would be enough to dampen demand, he replied, "Not on our part," reported Supermarket News. Full Story

견고한 경제성장과 탄탄한 국내 수요로 말레이시아 소매 부문은 매년 10% 성장이 전망된다. Boosted by solid economic performance, and robust domestic demand, Malaysia's retail sector is forecast to grow 10% annually. U.S. Fresh fruit, fresh and frozen potatoes, dairy products, snack foods (including nuts), and pet food have broad appeal and excellent opportunities in Malaysia's retail sector. USDA Report

Industry News

Cargill은 인도의 Wipro로부터 바나스파티 요리 오일의 Sunflower 브랜드를 인수 할 것이다. Cargill will acquire the Sunflower brand of vanaspati cooking oil from India'sWipro. The acquisition is limited to the brand, and no other details were disclosed. Cargill already produces and markets vanaspati in India under brands Rath, NatureFresh Purita and Gemini, reported The Wall Street Journal. Full Story (WSJ Subscription Required)

중국의 공장 생산량과 소비자 지출은 경제 성장 둔화의 회복의 사인으로 11월 상승했다. 또한 겨울로 진입함에 따라 야채와 다른 식품가격이 증가하여 인플레이션 현상도 나타났다. China's factory output and consumer spending rose in November in signs of a recovery from an economic slowdown, and there was an uptick in inflation, with prices of vegetables and other food rising as the country headed into winter, according to The Associated Press. Factory output increased 10.1% from a year earlier, compared to the previous month's rise of 9.6% year-on-year, the government's National Bureau of Statistics reported Sunday. Retail sales rose 14.9%, up from October's 14.5%, reported Bloomberg Businessweek. Full Story

해산물을 판매해 온 뉴욕 시 식료품 가게와 레스토랑의 5개 중 3곳은 수산물 중 제품 라벨링 실수로 인해 부정확한 첨가물 표시가 되고 있는 상황이다. Nearly three in five New York City grocery stores and restaurants that sell seafood have mislabeled part of their stock, substituting varieties that could cause health problems, according to a study released by the ocean conservation group Oceana. Some 39% of the fish obtained for the study was inaccurately identified. Forensic DNA analysis revealed 58% of 81 New York retailers and eateries sampled incorrectly labeled the seafood they sold, reported Reuters. Full Story

유제품 관리 무역 그룹의 대표에 따르면, 낙농산업은 위기로서 몇 십 년간 진행된 우유 소비량 감소가 가속화되고 있다고 전했다. The dairy industry is beginning to recognize the accelerating, decades-long decline in U.S. milk consumption as a crisis, according to the CEO of the Dairy Management trade group. Per-capita U.S. milk consumption has fallen almost 30% since 1975 despite the rise in sales of yogurt, cheese and other dairy products, according to USDA statistics. To reverse the trend, milk companies and retailers are pushing smaller, more-convenient packages and health-oriented varieties, including protein-enhanced milk aimed at fitness buffs, as well as retooling marketing to tout the authenticity of cow's milk and label rising alternatives like soy and almond milk as "imitation milk," reported The Wall Street Journal. Full Story (WSJ Subscription Required)

AP통신 보도에 따르면 미국과 유럽관계자들은 어려운 글로벌 경제를 개선하기 위해 무엇이 세계 최대 자유 무역 협정이 될 수 있는지에 함께 참여하면서 고민하고 있다. U.S. and European officials are contemplating joining together in what could be the world's largest free trade pact in an attempt to boost their struggling economies, according to The Associated Press. Discussions are in the most preliminary of stages and there would be significant obstacles to overcome, including sharp differences on agriculture, food safety and climate change legislation. Still, top EU and U.S. officials have stated they want to see it happen, reported Bloomberg Businessweek. Full Story

일본은 광우병에 대한 양성반응 후 브라질로부터의 육류 수입을 일시 중지했다. Japan suspended imports of meat from Brazil after a cow tested positive for mad cow disease. Japan, which imported 1,435 metric tons of Brazilian beef last year, will seek supplies from alternative exporters such as the U.S. and Australia. Other nations may follow suit, bolstering cattle futures in Chicago that rallied to a record last month, reported The Japan Times. Full Story

Rich Products 사는 Stolbun Group의 사업 파트너 Twin Star Bakery 와 합작투자로 합류하면서 Twin Star Bakery를 만들고, Goglanian Bakeries 와 f'real foods인 두 개 회사를 인수할 예정이다. Rich Products is buying two food companies - Goglanian Bakeries and f'real foods - plus entering into a new joint venture, Twin Star Bakery, with business partner The Stolbun Group. The acquisition of family-owned Goglanian Bakeries will significantly expand Rich's current pizza business and provide the company with an exceptional line of par-baked pizza crusts, flatbreads and pitas to complement its existing strength in frozen pizza dough within the foodservice channel, according to the company. The addition of f’real foods provides Rich's with a new product line and greater penetration into the high-growth convenience store segment, reported Convenience Store News. Full Story

소셜 네트워킹이 인터넷 사용의 중추가 되고 있다. Social networking is becoming a mainstay of internet use, according to Nielsen and NM Incite's State of the Media: Social Media Report 2012. Consumers continue to spend 20% of their PC time and 30% of their mobile time on social media sites, more than websites in any other category, reported Convenience Store News. Full Story

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Health News

최근의 푸짐한 식사를 한 기억은 포만감의 느낌을 증가시키지만 작은 양의 식사의 기억은 다음 식사에서 더 배고파서 즉각적인 많은 식사량을 유도할 수 있다는 사실을 발견했다. Researchers found the memory of a hearty recent meal can increase feelings of satiety, but the memory of a smaller meal, even if inaccurate, can increase hunger and prompt heavier eating at the next meal. The study, published in the journal Public Library of Science One, used secretly emptying or refilling soup bowls to trick study participants into believing they had consumed a meal that did not correspond to the serving size. Subjects seated in front of a large bowl of soup were found to be less hungry even if the bowl was steadily drained, reported The Los Angeles Times. Full Story (Free Registation Required), Study Abstract

소금 섭취를 습관들이면 아이들에게 비만 전염을 차단하는데 좋은 방법이 될 수 있고 우선적으로 설탕이 든 음료에 접근하는 것을 막을 수 있다. Researchers claim that targeting salt intake may be a better way to head off the obesity epidemic in kids and prevent them from reaching for a sugary drink in the first place, according to a study published in Pediatrics. The researchers from the Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research at Deakin University in Burwood, Australia found children in the study pool who drank more than one serving per day of a sugary drink were 26% more likely to be obese, reported CBS News. Full Story

음식을 준비하는 사람은 질병확산을 방지하기 위해 손을 씻는 것이 좋으며, 아직 발견되지 않은 바이러스 위험은 주방 칼에 놓여있기도 하다. People preparing food are advised to wash their hands to prevent the spread of disease, yet an unseen threat may well lie on their kitchen knife, according to a study Food and Environmental Virology. Researchers at the Center for Food Safety at the University of Georgia used new knives and graters on six types of fruit and vegetables that had been smeared with minute doses of hepatitis A virus and a "vomiting" bug called norovirus. More than half of the utensils became contaminated by this contact -- and in turn often handed on virus to non-contaminated produce, reported New York Daily News. Full Story

Washington News

새로운 연구는 대장균, 살모넬라나 환자의 질병을 일으키는 다른 식중독을 인지하는데 필요한 시간을 줄일 수 있지만 다른 하위 유형 박테리아 사이의 차이점을 감지할 수는 없다. New tests could reduce the time needed to tell whether E. coli, salmonella or other foodborne bacteria caused a patient's illness by a few days, but cannot detect differences between different subtypes of bacteria, according to The Associated Press. Those differences are used by states and the federal government to match ill people to contaminated foods. The new tests could reach medical laboratories as early as next year, and while CDC expects private labs to rapidly adopt the next-generation tests, it warns progress for individual patients could hinder larger food safety efforts, reported Bloomberg Businessweek. Full Story

Market News

Tennessee 농업 리더십 포럼에서 여러 연사들은 곡물가는 기록적으로 낮은 생산 및 재고량으로 인해 2013년 미국 농업에 다시 영향을 미칠 것이라는 의견을 내세웠다. Grain prices will likely again drive U.S. agriculture in 2013, according to several speakers at the Tennessee agriculture leadership forum. Near record low stocks of soybeans and corn and wheat will keep demand for these grain products high and prices good for farmers through the 2013 season. However, livestock and dairy farmers will continue to be in a high stress economic situation due to continually increasing grain prices, economists contend, reported Southeast Farm Press. Full Story

닭 발의 수요는 아시아의 급증하는 중산층으로부터 호황이며, 사바나의 Georgia's Port를 미국에서 빠르게 성장하는 항구로 만들고 있다. Demand for chicken feet is booming from Asia's burgeoning middle class, making Georgia's Port of Savannah the fastest growing in the U.S. Feet and chicken leg quarters have pushed Savannah to an annual growth rate of 11% in the past decade, double that of Houston, the second-quickest. Chicken feet and leg-quarter exports rose 5.6% this year through September to 2.72 million metric tons, according to the U.S.A. Poultry & Egg Export Council, reported Bloomberg.com. Full Story

Itochu로 전세계 포장 식품과 아시아 프레시 산업을 매각한 후, Dole은 신선한 과일과 야채의 두 가지 영역에 집중할 것으로 보인다. After the sale of its worldwide packaged foods and Asian fresh businesses to Itochu, Dole will focus on two lines of fresh produce: fresh fruit and fresh vegetables. Proceeds from the deal will be used to pay off existing Dole debt, helping to reduce interest expense, according to a release. The deal is expected to result in overall Dole revenue decreasing by about 30% to $4.2 billion annually, but it also should reduce the firm's costs, reported The Packer Online. Full Story

Paramount Citrus는 Rio Queen Citrus의 감귤 자산을 인수하는데 동의했다. Paramount Citrus agreed to acquire the citrus assets of Rio Queen Citrus. Paramount Citrus is already among the largest vertically integrated grower-packer-shippers of fresh citrus in North America, handling Mandarins, Navel oranges, Valencia oranges, lemons and limes. The acquisition of Rio Queen, following closely on the heels of Paramount's recent acquisition of Healds Valley, positions the company as the preeminent supplier of Texas citrus, representing a majority share of the state's industry, primarily of the superior red grapefruit, according to a press release issued by Paramount, reported The Produce News. Full Story

연구원들은 꿀벌이 환경변화의 높은 민감함의 유전자 비밀을 풀었다고 밝혔다. Researchers claimed they have unlocked the genetic secrets of honey bees' high sensitivity to environmental change. Scientists from the UK and Australia think their findings could help show links between nutrition, environment and the insects' development. It could, they suggest, offer an insight into problems like Colony Collapse Disorder, reported BBC News. Full Story

농작물들이 미시간에서 모두 수확되곤 했지만, 국가에 영향을 미친 미국 내 가뭄은 아직 여파가 남아있다. Although the crops have all been harvested in Michigan and across the U.S., the drought that affected the country this year is not over. Much of the middle part of the U.S. is still suffering through some degree of drought. Some parts of the Midwest need over six inches of moisture to be brought out of drought conditions. Most of Michigan needs less than two inches of extra moisture to be out of drought. Snowfall can help to relieve the drought, reported MLive. Full Story

고품질의 칠레산 포도의 판촉물량은 1월 말 정도에 고점을 찍을 것으로 보인다. Promotable volumes of high-quality Chilean grapes should start peaking in late January. Pandol Bros. expects Chilean grape volumes shipped to the U.S. and Canada to rise this year, and for North America to take a bigger slice of the total Chilean export pie, reported The Packer Online. Full Story

     
     
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