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SICK solves problem of sensing transparent materials in packaging and bottling applications

SICK transparent packaging and bottling

SICK has launched a TranspaTect photoelectric distance sensor for clear material detection without the need for a reflector for transparent and semi-transparent trays and bottles in the UK.

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Bühler Aeroglide to assess industrial-sized conveyor dryers for food production

Convection conveyor dryers can be a major source of lost revenue in food production and industrial applications with some operating 30% below their efficiency level, according to Joe Tordella, manager, Field Engineering, Bühler Aeroglide. 

Plastic Technologies launches PET bottle energy initiative

Plastic Technologies Incorporated (PTI) is launching an initiative to help manufacturers that blow PET bottles cut energy costs. 

Eagle and AIS join forces to offer meat fat analysis service

Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with Advanced Inspection Services (AIS) to offer meat manufacturers fat analysis on a contract basis. 

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FOOD SAFETY RECALL ROUND-UP 5-17 SEPTEMBER

Recalls: Choking hazards, allergens, and glass from FoodQualityNews.com

In this, the latest edition of FoodQualityNews.com's recall round-up gallery, we've got choking hazards, glass contamination, allergens, and Clostridium botulinum.

Bai Brands goes sparkling with Bai Bubbles, warns CSDs ‘dying on the vine’ from BeverageDaily.com

Bai Brands founder Ben Weiss says he believes carbonated soft drinks are ‘dying on the vine and need true variety’ as his firm aims to disrupt the category with sparkling line Bai Bubbles.

Researchers develop high fibre ‘super spaghetti’ from FoodNavigator.com

Italian and Australian researchers say they have developed pasta with the same appearance and taste as regular pasta – but with 20% more fibre.

Dispatches from Euro Fed Lipid Congress, Montpellier

The road to fish-oil equivalent GM camelina from NutraIngredients.com

Rothamsted Research has achieved omega-3 levels comparable to fish oil in its first GM camelina harvest, something which has been surprisingly well received by the public, its senior researcher says. 

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Coca-Cola Europe: ‘By keeping finance away from the table we are free to innovate'

Coca-Cola Europe entered into a debate about disruptive packaging and if firms should let finance people into...

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Tetra Pak: 5 Global Emerging Trends

Tetra Pak analysts Anna Larsson, Bettina Scatamachia and Kristina de Verdier look at five global emerging trends...

EU legislation packaging & packaging waste directive
EuroPack Summit celebrates 10th anniversary

EU legislation on packaging & packaging waste top of the agenda

EuroPack kicked off the 10th anniversary of its summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week with Europen (European...

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What do you do? Michelle Newman Kliklok International

As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food...

Carlsberg Circular Economy EU Commission

Carlsberg to adopt The Bowtie method to maximize level of expertise

Carlsberg is moving towards The Bowtie Method to maximize the level of interaction and expertise between its...