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Sternchemie presents broad range of sunflower lecithins

    Sternchemie presents broad range of sunflower lecithins

Sternchemie, an international supplier of lecithin for over 30 years, will present new sunflower lecithins for demanding applications at FIE 2015 in Paris (Stand 6F29), on December. Other specialities of the company are red palm oil, in high demand as a natural food colouring, as well as coconut milk power for cold and hot dishes, […]

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Ecolean opens regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur

In order to meet the market opportunities in the ASEAN countries, Ecolean has opened a regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The new office further strengthens Ecolean’s presence in Asia, following recent major investments in increased production capacity in China.
 The demand for innovative, safe and convenient packaging solutions is strong in the liquid food industry […]

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NEW SIDEL PACKAGING SERVICES WILL HELP UNLOCK THE VALUE OF PET ACROSS SUPPLY CHAINS

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, has announced the creation of new packaging development services to help beverage producers worldwide turn their supply chains into value chains.
“Studies in purchasing behaviour suggest that it takes a consumer just three to seven seconds to choose one beverage over another. A well-designed, attractive […]

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Mondelez International (Minworth) continued commitment to Health & Safety.

Mondelez International (based in Minworth, West Midlands) are committed to the safety of each and every employee, visitor and contractor.
 
After installing the Sinica Visitor and Staff Management System the detailed process of ensuring that all visitors to site are fully aware of and abide by Site Health, Safety and Hygiene rules has now been made […]

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High definition BioVision™ technology redefines sorting capabilities for global tree nut processors

London, May 20, 2015 – The Bühler Group, a global leader in processing technologies for the nut industry, will present its new SORTEX E BioVision™ to the World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress in Turkey, on 22nd May. Featuring high definition BioVision™ detection technology, the optical sorter removes hazardous material up to 50 percent smaller […]

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Vitafoods Europe 2015 returned to Geneva for biggest show in its history

Vitafoods Europe 2015 returned to Palexpo, Geneva, from the 5-7 May, welcoming 15,627 visitors, an increase of 12.5% on last year’s show, making the event the largest and busiest Vitafoods Europe to date. Visitors and exhibitors came together from across the globe to discover new ingredients and services, learn about innovative approaches to business and […]

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Milestone Year for Oakland International as New MD Announced

 
In what will be a milestone year for the UK and Ireland supply chain specialists Oakland International, it has now been confirmed that Barry Davies is the company’s new Managing Director.
 
Previously Managing Director of Logistics for A. F. Blakemore & Son, leading and implementing many achievements within his eight year tenure as the business doubled […]

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Health ingredients for better performance and wellbeing

    Health ingredients for better performance and wellbeing

Vitafoods 2015: Kaneka unveiled latest study results and concepts for products with Ubiquinol or Glavonoid™
Brussels (Belgium), May 2015 – At Vitafoods, Kaneka Pharma Europe showcased nutraceutical ingredients that improve performance and contribute to a healthy body. These included Ubiquinol, the active form of coenzyme Q10, which is crucial to the body’s energy production. Recent scientific […]

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Women in Packaging

    Women in Packaging

Women in Packaging, an organization to connect, support and recognize female employees in the UK packaging industry, has reported an ‘overwhelming’ response to its recent launch, with 250 names already in its database and a number of companies already signed up to support future activities and events.
Women in Packaging has been founded by two long […]

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Chef-Quality sauces in an instant from Frutarom

    Chef-Quality sauces in an instant from Frutarom

Frutarom adds Hollandaise and Gratin sauce to its Lucullus portfolio, offering a combination of convenient cooking solutions with homemade taste profiles.
Korntal-Münchingen, Germany, May 2015: Just in time for spring, Frutarom Savory Solutions GmbH presents two additions to its Lucullus Sauce portfolio: the company’s Hollandaise sauce provides the perfect accompaniment for asparagus, whereas its Gratin sauce […]

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Frozen foods, ready to reheat: now also with mayonnaise and ketchup

    Frozen foods, ready to reheat: now also with mayonnaise and ketchup

Ahrensburg, April 2015 – Frozen foods are everywhere in the convenience category. Frozen ready meals, pizza and snacks are trending up, according to the German frozen food institute. This isn’t just the case for grocery retail, but also for the out of home market, where snacks and baked goods are growth engines. With Hydrosol’s new […]

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JBT strengthens UK customer service team

    JBT strengthens UK customer service team

Global food processing equipment manufacturer, JBT has expanded its UK customer service division by recruiting five additional engineers at its Broxburn site to support its continually expanding range of freezing and cooking equipment, and increase responsiveness to customer requests.
Gavin O’Malley, Jaspal Rehal, David Johansson, Max Sneddon and Dave Wardle increase the company’s customer service team […]

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Swisslog acquires technologies and employees from Grenzebach Automation GmbH in the areas of AGVs and logistics robots

Swisslog has acquired a carefully selected portfolio of technologies and employees from Grenzebach Automation GmbH in Karlsruhe, Germany to strengthen its expertise in the areas of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and logistics robots. This acquisition dovetails with Swisslog’s strategy of expanding it’s positioning in the e-commerce and omni-channel segments and pursuing opportunities in the field […]

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Lonza Consumer Care Takes Active Role at Vitafoods Europe 2015

    Lonza Consumer Care Takes Active Role at Vitafoods Europe 2015

Basel, Switzerland, 22 April 2015 – Visitors attending Vitafoods Europe 2015, Geneva, Switzerland,
5-7 May 2015, can expect to hear plenty of buzz at the Lonza Consumer Care Booth, # K36.
In 2015 Lonza is celebrating its 30th Anniversary of manufacturing and marketing the Carnipure® ingredient, a premium grade of L-Carnitine. At Vitafoods Europe, Lonza will be […]

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Sustainable Packaging with the Eclipse SL4

    Sustainable Packaging with the Eclipse SL4

Laila’s Fine Foods Ltd is a successful family run business, specialising in authentic, ready prepared meals for both the food service and retail markets. Laila’s started their 6 year relationship with PA with a small tray sealer but when their business grew and throughputs needed to be increased they purchased SL4 tray sealers from PA’s […]

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Systems Integration lands Canada contract

    Systems Integration lands Canada contract

A British software firm has landed a contract at a state-of-the-art beef processing facility set to open in Canada this year, which its owners claim is the “first of its kind” in North America.
Staffordshire-based Systems Integration (SI) provides software solutions for meat processing facilities and will be installed in the new Harmony Beef 75,000sq ft […]

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Successful Growth in Russian Salt Market

Atlit, Israel – Salt of the Earth Ltd. reports significant sales growth in the Russian salt market in 2014. The company also expects to double salt exports to Russia in 2015.
The size of the Russian salt market is estimated to be 5M tons a year, with approximately 1.5M formerly imported from Ukraine. According to the […]

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CONSISTENT PRODUCTION OF HIGHER QUALITY PET BOTTLES WITH SIDEL MATRIX INTELLIBLOWER™

    CONSISTENT PRODUCTION OF HIGHER QUALITY PET BOTTLES WITH SIDEL MATRIX INTELLIBLOWER™

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, has recently developed Intelliblower™ technology, a significant innovation which brings control and self-regulation to the blow moulding process.  The patented technology ensures greater accuracy in distribution of material during the production of individual bottles, with the elimination of inconsistencies resulting in improved quality, regardless […]

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One-stop resource for functional ingredients procurement

Vitafoods Europe 2015, booth K99: UL (Underwriters Laboratories) will present Prospector®, the world’s most comprehensive food and beverage ingredients database.
 Overland Park (Kansas / USA), March 2015: Visitors to the Prospector® booth at Vitafoods Europe will see first hand how the innovative search engine can speed up their R&D processes significantly. The comprehensive global database covers […]

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Algatech Names New CEO and Chief scientist

Kibbutz Ketura, Israel — February 23, 2014,  Algatechnologies, (Algatech) announces the appointment of Ronnie Meninger as CEO.  Mr. Hagai Stadler, of Grovepoint (Algatech’s major shareholder) who served in the last two years as an interim CEO will become a director on the Board of Directors and will be in charge of M&A activities for Algatech. […]

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KNOWLEDGESHARE LIVE IN DUBAI PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO BEVERAGE INDUSTRY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

The latest KNOWLEDGEshare Live event in Dubai provided stimulating and insightful debate on the major issues affecting the beverage industry.  KNOWLEDGEshare is a beverage industry forum comprising a digital community (blog.knowledgeshare.com) of senior industry players and thought leaders, with the Live events providing the opportunity to engage in the discussions face-to-face.
The event – the third […]

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New, Low-sodium, MSG-free Salt Ingredient. Boost flavor and saltiness in Sauces with Umami-Essence Sea Salt

Atlit, Israel – Salt of the Earth Ltd. launches its Umami-Essence Sea Salt ingredient especially designed for a comprehensive range of sauces. Using Umami-Essence Sea Salt in a new or existing product formulation can help dramatically decrease sodium levels—in some formulations by up to 50%—while boosting flavor. The all-natural Umami-Essence Sea Salt is low in […]

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MICVAC EXHIBITS AT ANUGA FOODTEC

The international supplier fair for the food and drink industry.
The Swedish company Micvac is returning to Cologne in Germany to exhibit at Anuga FoodTec for the second time. The exhibition is held from 24th – 27th March, 2015. “Anuga FoodTec 2012 was a success and we established many good contacts with potential customers, so we […]

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Pinneys switches to natural ammonia cooling system from Star Refrigeration

Scottish seafood processor Pinneys is now using a natural ammonia cooling system from Star Refrigeration, replacing the majority of its systems for chilling, freezing and cold storage, operated with synthetic refrigerant R22.
A major processor of Scottish smoked salmon, Pinneys needed a natural cooling solution for its facilities in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway.
The synthetic refrigerant R22 […]

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Next generation joins distribution firm Oakland International

Family business and specialist Ireland and UK supply chain operator, Oakland International, has appointed second-generation family member Luke Attwell to their senior management team to take the roll of Project Coordinator.
Joining in early 2014, Luke initially worked within Operations Administration to experience the many different factors that contribute to Oakland’s notable customer service levels and […]

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NSF International Strengthens Global Food Division’s European Team With Industry Experts

Global public health organisation NSF International has appointed Kevin Swoffer as Technical Director of its Global Food Safety Division.
Additionally, NSF promoted Stephen Cox to Global Managing Director, NSF Agriculture and Grace O’Dwyer to Director of Operations for NSF’s Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region.

With nearly 40 years of experience in the food retail and […]

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Anuga FoodTec 2015: Energy Efficiency in the Food and Beverage Industry

Climate protection and as the key challenges in food production.
Food industry companies are increasingly confronted with the challenges of climate protection and sustainable development. More efficiency, less CO2 – is the motto. What savings potential can still be achieved in modern food production? Anuga FoodTec 2015 in Cologne 24-27 March will answer this question. Technologies […]

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Sprouted grains the big “naturally functional” trend for 2015

Entrepreneurs have reinvented an ancient food for the 21st century, tapping into consumers’ desire for “good carbs” and healthier snacks and creating a small but fast-growing niche.
“By taking grains and sprouting them before using them in snacks and other foods, they’re delivering ‘good grains’ that are naturally gluten-free for people who want to avoid bad […]

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Tayto Group ‘Crispy’ savings with TomTom Telematics

Snack food giant Tayto Group has slashed its annual fuel spend by almost €100,000 and drastically reduced its carbon footprint, after installing TomTom Telematics technology to transform driver behaviour. Mr. Tayto’s firm has boosted MPG by 15 per cent by reducing both speeding and idling through a programme to improve driving performance.
The contract is underpinned […]

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Ingersoll Rand to Acquire FRIGOBLOCK

Swords, Ireland – Ingersoll-Rand plc (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire FRIGOBLOCK for €100 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the first half of 2015, subject to regulatory approval.
FRIGOBLOCK manufactures and designs transport refrigeration units for trucks and […]

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Debut Food Matters Live event exceeds expectations

In its opening year, Food Matters Live 2014 attracted thousands of attendees from the fields of food and drink manufacturing, foodservice, retail, research, nutrition, public health and policy. Across the three days there was standing-room only audiences in the conference and seminar sessions and a vibrant, busy exhibition showcasing the latest innovations in food, health […]

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Biotech Company Nuritas Discovers New MRSA Killing Peptide

Irish bioinformatics company, Nuritas, today announced that it has discovered an MRSA killing peptide. The peptide, which is derived from a food by-product, is anticipated to provide a natural, healthy innovation in the fight against antibiotic resistant infections in both humans and animals.
Nuritas’ ground-breaking biotechnology is capable of quickly and cost-effectively harvesting ingredients which then […]

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GoodMills Innovation focussed on current consumer trends

At HiE in Amsterdam, the company presented solutions for Clean Label, health and wellbeing
 
Hamburg, December 2014 – At this year’s HiE, the former Kampffmeyer Food Innovation GmbH exhibited under its new corporate name, GoodMills Innovation GmbH, for the first time. The show presence with the new corporate branding focussed on the consumer trends for […]

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New name: Kampffmeyer Food Innovation is now GoodMills Innovation

Hamburg, December 2014 – As of now, the former Kampffmeyer Food Innovation GmbH has a new corporate design and a new name: GoodMills Innovation GmbH. Following the renaming of the German mother company VK Mühlen AG to GoodMills Deutschland GmbH in October, this latest rebranding is the next step towards a uniform brand presence.
 
All […]

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Health for body and mind

Ubiquinol and Glavonoid™ offer natural efficacy and safety
 
Brussels (Belgium), December 2014 – Kaneka Pharma Europe highlighted on HiE Amsterdam functional ingredients well backed by science. The focus was on the naturally produced ingredients Ubiquinol and Glavonoid™. Ubiquinol, the active form of coenzyme Q10 with higher bioavailability, is essential for the body’s energy production and furthermore […]

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SternMaid now offers fine grinding and homogenization

A hammer mill complements the contract manufacturer’s range of equipment
 
Wittenburg, December 2014: At HiE in Amsterdam, SternMaid presented a comprehensive range of blending and processing options for precise adjustment of product attributes. The new hammer mill widens the range of outsourcing services to include fine grinding and homogenization.
 
Besides the multifunctional fluid bed processor […]

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Food Is Life for Steam Infusion at Gulfood Manufacturing

At Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 held in Dubai, the biggest food show in Africa and the Middle East, OAL Group decided to do something different to engage visitors. Steam Infusion is their revolutionary heating and mixing process, and from previous shows in the UK they had recognised the need for manufacturers to think creatively and differently […]

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Arla Foods Ingredients predicts healthy snacking revolution

Snacks that are healthy, tasty and easy to consume are set to shape the future of how people eat and drink, according to Arla Foods Ingredients.
Research shows that as many as 90% of adults snack daily[1], with the average person consuming 2.2 snacks a day[2]. Pleasure and convenience are the key drivers to purchase – […]

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SIDEL RELOCATES UK OFFICE TO BETTER SERVE CUSTOMERS

As part of its ongoing commitment to offering global experience backed by local sales and service support to customers, Sidel has relocated the UK office to better serve customers in the UK and Ireland. In its continued efforts to strengthen long-term business partnerships, the Europe & Central Asia team has moved to larger, refurbished offices in Hertfordshire, UK. The […]

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“Components for processing and packaging” to introduce revamped concept at interpack 2017

Event for packaging industry suppliers to take place at new location, concurrently with world’s leading trade fair
 
Following its debut at interpack 2014, “components for processing and packaging” will return to the next leading trade fair for the packaging industry and related process industries from 4 to 10 May 2017 with a revised concept. Visitors will […]

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OAL Group Scoop Technological Development of the Year for the 2nd Year Running

OAL Group won the award for “Technological Development of the Year” for the 2nd year running at the recent Food Processing Awards. This year the company’s patented high accuracy liquid dosing technology, Batchmate™, proved triumphant in the highly competitive innovation category.
Batchmate™ allows bakeries to produce a more consistent loaf of bread with less ingredient waste […]

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New study shows that athletes recover faster with HYDRO.365 whey protein hydrolysate

Endurance athletes consuming sports drinks containing carbohydrates and electrolytes plus Lacprodan® HYDRO.365 – Arla Foods Ingredients’ whey protein hydrolysate – outperform athletes using sports drinks alone, a new study reveals.
The study involved 18 top-class runners from Team Denmark taking part in a one-week training camp. The athletes were training twice a day, every day (apart […]

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Frutarom Granted Product License for Benolea® by Canada NHPD

The Product License is for a Recommended Use in Support of Cardiovascular Health by Maintaining Healthy blood Pressure Levels
 
The Canadian Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) granted Frutarom, a product license for its Benolea® cardiovascular health support ingredient. Benolea supports cardiovascular health by maintaining healthy blood pressure levels[1]. A recent clinical study by Endang Susalit, PhD, […]

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Thermo King Voted 2014 OEM of the Year, Wins Temperature Controlled Storage & Distribution Award

Standing from left are: Dominic Holland, master of ceremonies at the TCS&D Awards; Stephen Williams, Thermo King and Arran Leatherland of IMS Ltd who presented the award.
Brussels, Nov. 24, 2014 –. Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand ofIngersoll Rand, won the 2014 Original […]

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New protein concept addresses growing demand for ‘recombined’ cheese

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a range of next-generation ‘recombining’ solutions that will enable dairy companies to produce high quality speciality cheeses without fresh milk.
 
The solutions offer dairy companies the opportunity to create recombined white, processed and cream cheeses based on Nutrilac® functional milk proteins, water and fat – usually butterfat or anhydrous milk fat […]

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Nactis Flavours raises €10 million from MML Capital to accelerate its international development

Bondoufle, 21 November 2014 – Nactis Flavours, the holding structure of Nactis France, an expert in aromatic raw materials, ingredients and flavours, has just raised €10 million from MML Capital.
 
By further strengthening its financial structure in this way, with €5 million in equity and quasi-equity and €5 million in bonds, Nactis Flavours is giving itself […]

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Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum Obtains Major Order for High-Performance Cryo Pumps

Dresden, 20th November, 2014.
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum gained an order for the manufacturing of a batch of cryogenic vacuum pumps of the series COOLVAC 60.000 for the evacuation of space simulation chambers. These pumps with a flange diameter of 1.3 m and a pumping rate of 60,000 litres per second for nitrogen are being manufactured presently at the Dresden […]

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PR340 Central Food Services – PA supply high speed tray sealing for well known meat supplier

Date: November 2014
Issued by: Packaging Automation Ltd
A recent installation of PA’s Revolution tray sealer at West Midlands based meat supplier Central Food Services has dramatically improved the efficiencies of their foil tray sealing line. Central Food Services is a privately owned business based in the West Midlands producing a wide range of value added meat […]

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Naturex develops new wellbeing solutions for seniors

Avignon, November 18th, 2014 – Naturex will showcase innovative natural food and beverage concepts that promote healthy ageing at the forthcoming Health Ingredients Europe 2014.
 
The EU’s regulatory environment has caused many manufacturers to wonder if it’s still possible to innovate with strong health claims. Naturex will demonstrate that, with the right ingredient solutions, there remains […]

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Lees of Scotland Meets Growing Demand with Indigo’s Warehouse Management Solution

One of the UK’s top warehouse management systems providers, Indigo Software, announced that Lees of Scotland, a leading manufacturer of confectionery, biscuit and meringue products, has implemented a solution from Indigo’s RealTime suite of modules at its modern factory in Coatbridge, Scotland.
The implementation is a significant commitment by Lees and Indigo’s RealTime modules are instrumental […]

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New bioplastics more flexible and with low migration suitable for food and textile sector

PLAPACK project has finished successfully after three years of development. AIMPLAS collaborated in this project, funded by Direct Innovation Line CDTI, along with two research centres and six companies.
The result is a new generation of biodegradable plastics of natural sources used for the manufacturing of clothes hangers, disposable household  and food packages. 
 
AIMPLAS (Plastics Technology […]

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SENSIENT FLAVORS INTRODUCES AUTHENTIC FLAVORS OF AUTUMN-HARVESTED FRUITS

New range of natural flavors responds to the trend for comfort food and enables manufacturers to create beverages with a seasonal twist

BREMEN, GERMANY — November, 2014 — Autumn is a time when a great variety of fruits are at their best – Sensient’s Seasonal Selection captures the authentic taste profiles of many popular Autumn-harvested fruits. […]

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New Sports yoghurt solution offers active consumers an ‘approachable’ whey protein boost

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a whey protein for creating ‘Sports yoghurts’ – yoghurt-based sports nutrition products that will appeal to active consumers who prefer not to use traditional gels and shakes.
 
The Nutrilac® solution makes it easy to produce delicious drinking Sports yoghurts with a pleasant taste and texture just like a standard drinking yoghurt, […]

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SIDEL SHARES BEVERAGE PRODUCTION HYGIENE EXPERTISE AT WORLD CONGRESS

Sidel has reported an excellent response to its presentation at the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG) 2014 annual world congress. The subject matter was ‘Food Declaration Management’, an initiative which Sidel started in 2009 and which is now the fundamental basis on which the company structures its food safety and hygienic design processes.
The […]

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