Mondi has announced plans to invest nearly EUR 65 million in three Consumer Flexibles packaging plants in Europe with the aim of increasing production capacity and meeting customer demand for sustainable pet food packaging solutions.

According to Mondi, the investment will see production capacity increase at Consumer Flexible plants in Austria (Mondi Korneuburg) and Germany (Mondi Halle and Mondi Steinfeld). The project is part of Mondi’s previously announced EUR 1 billion expansionary capital investment programme to accelerate growth in sustainable packaging.

Mondi says that work has already started at its Korneuburg plant, including investments in new state-of-the-art machinery and equipment,

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BLENDED AUSTIN Wine And Music Festival Announces Culinary And Wine Lineups

Blended Festival, the fast-growing music, wine, and food event presented by My Wine Society, announces the culinary lineup and wine lineup for their inaugural Blended Austin, to take place Friday, Sept. 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11 at Hartman Lawn at The Long Center for Performing Arts (701 W. Riverside Dr, Austin, Texas 78704).

The two-day wine-centric event also announces new safety regulations and guidelines in light of the current COVID-19 protocols in place in the City of Austin, which can be found below. For updates, follow @BlendedFest on Instagram and Facebook.

Blended Festival Celebrity Sommelier Matthew-Loren Lindsey

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The 2021 Indiana State Fair is set to get underway on July 30.

One reason for people to attend the Indiana State Fair is for the creative and tasty culinary creations. While there will be your typical fair food, such as corn dogs and elephant ears, the Indiana State Fair always delivers when it comes to the food.

The 2021 Indiana State Fair will be no different as there will be 23 new items.

The following are the new food additions to the 2021 Indiana State Fair:

  • Beef Parfait: This new item will be exclusively offered
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Openings & Announcements

Cameron Mitchell Restaurants announced today that El Segundo Mexican Kitchen, its first Mexican restaurant concept, will open to the public on Tuesday, August 31. It is currently hiring for 70 new positions. The new spot fills a well-known address in the Short North — 698 N. High St. —  which once housed the CMR-run delicatessen Harvey & Ed’s and Kent Rigsby’s award-winning Rigsby’s Kitchen. El Segundo, which will highlight Mexican street food, will have a collection of craft and Mexican beers, a wine list and a variety of mezcal and tequila options. The restaurant will be

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MASTERCHEF LIVE! Announces Rescheduled Tour Dates for Fall 2021

TCG Entertainment, leaders in live tour productions, and Endemol Shine North America, producers of the hit culinary competition series MASTERCHEF, premiering Wednesday, June 2 (8:00-9:00PM ET/PT) on FOX, and MASTERCHEF JUNIOR, jointly announce that the popular tour of 2019, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Live!, is now MasterChef Live! and features some of your favorite contestants from both series.

MasterChef Live! follows the initial MASTERCHEF JUNIOR Live! tour, which sold-out venues from coast-to-coast in 2019.

Tickets for the updated 2021 schedule for MasterChef Live! can be purchased now at

The tour will kick off October 9 in Richmond, VA and travel across

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TUPELO • The Mississippi State Department of Health announced on Thursday that it will close all 81 of its Women, Infants and Children (WIC) food distribution sites throughout the state, which serve around 85,000 Mississippians enrolled in the program, in the months ahead.

Approximately 70 positions will be eliminated as a result of the closures.

“This comes as WIC clients throughout the nation are being transferred to the use of electronic banking and a debit card for food purchases due to a federal mandate,” MSDH said in a statement, Thursday.

The plan was announced in 2019 and was originally planned

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