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Located in the Rayong site in Thailand, the US$25.5 million facility that will open early 2018 will be dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging.

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients, the ingredients arm of Jebsen & Jessen Southeast Asia, started production at its first manufacturing facility, selling premium malted products to Southeast Asian customers.

The new positions of customer service and logistics coordinator, project manager and technical support engineer will join the food processing and packaging supplier’s on-the-ground support team in Bangkok, Thailand.

Thai drink manufacturer and distributor Sappe has secured a 40 percent stake in All Coco, producer of ‘Nam Hom’ coconut water and desserts prepared from the juice.

Ingredients solution provider Ingredion has agreed to acquire Sun Flour Industry Company Limited, a rice starch and flour business based in Banglen, Thailand.

PFP Group, a major Thai frozen seafood processor, plans to set up a halal food plant in Malaysia, estimated to cost 150 million baht (US$4.2 million).

Businesses in Vietnam and Thailand plan to invest a total of US$3.7 billion in milk and dairy production in Russia, helping the country replace imports affected by trade sanctions on traditional suppliers.

Thai Union Frozen Products said on Tuesday it had signed a joint venture agreement with a subsidiary of Saudi Arabia's Savola Group to tap the Middle Eastern seafood market.

Ministry aims to certify the entire process of food production in due time.

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