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International FoodTec Awards 2015

International FoodTec Awards 2015
February 10
09:20 2015

DLG (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft/German Agricultural Society) has announced the winners of the International FoodTec Awards 2015. The prestigious accolades are being awarded to 18 innovations in the international food production and supplier industries – nine will receive the award in gold and nine in silver at a special ceremony at the Anuga FoodTec trade fair in Cologne on 24 March 2015.

Among the award-winners are companies from Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, Austria and Germany.

The International FoodTec Awards are organised every three years.

The Gold Medal winners are:

* German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL, Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik) (Quakenbrück/Germany) – High Moisture Extrusion

* Fritsch GmbH (Markt Einersheim/Germany) – Multitwist twisting machine

* GEA Food Solutions (Bakel/Netherlands) – GEA MultiDrum

* Insort GmbH (Kirchberg/Austria) – Sherlock food analyser

* Krones AG (Neutraubling/Germany) – Deaeration of fruit juices

* Perfo Tec BV (Mijdrecht/Netherlands) – Respiration control system

* Sealpac GmbH (Oldenburg/Germany) – Easy Lid

* Stadtwerke Murau (Murau municipal utility company) (Murau/Austria) – Transformation of thermal energy systems

* VEMAG Maschinenbau GmbH (Verden/Germany) – AML273 meatball loader.

The Silver Medal winners are:

* ALPMA Alpenland Maschinenbau GmbH (Rott am Inn/Germany) – ALPMA RO HighTS membrane system

* Bruker Optik GmbH (Ettlingen/Germany) – MPA/LSM analysis system

* Danish Meat Research Institute (Taastrup/Denmark) – 3D derinding of pork loin

* Döinghaus cutting and more GmbH & Co. KG (Salzkotten/Germany) – Universal Ultrasonic Cutter

* Intralox L.L.C. Europe (Amsterdam/Netherlands) – DirectDrive System

* K+G Wetter GmbH (Biedenkopf-Breidenstein/Germany) – MW 200 mixer-grinder

* Kuchenmeister GmbH (Soest/Germany) – Deodorisation and heat recovery

* Linde AG (Pullach/Germany) – CRYOLINE®SI – IQF immersion freezing

* Smart Skin Technologies Europe GmbH (Gammelsdorf/Germany/Canada) – Smart Skin Quantifeel©.

They will all be on view at the DLG stand at Anuga FoodTec (hall 5.2, D 041).

The award winners were selected by a panel of expert international judges representing various disciplines, which included: Professor Emmerich Berghofer (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/Austria), Professor Michael Gänzle (University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada), Dr Kees de Gooijer (Food & Nutrition Delta, Wageningen/Netherlands), Professor Dietrich Knorr (Technical University of Berlin), Professor Alexander Kolesnov (Moscow State University of Food Production MGUPP/Russia), Professor Horst-Christian Langowski (Fraunhofer Institute for Packaging and Packaging Technology, Freising-Weihenstephan), Professor Helmy T. Omran (Suez Canal University, Ismailia/Egypt), and Professor Achim Stiebing (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Lemgo/Germany).

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