Food processing is the use of plant equipment and technologies to change the raw ingredients in a product to give it a longer shelf life. It includes freezing or drying food to preserving the nutrients, process controls, regulation and plant productivity.
Food manufacturers will soon have the opportunity to secure premises at Singapore’s first food hub as the government-backed project signed its first tenants.
Walmart, the US’ largest grocer, announced plans today to establish a milk processing plant in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a move that will create more than 200 jobs ranging from milk...
US dairy cooperative Agri-Mark is investing nearly $30m to expand its cheese manufacturing facility in Chateaugay, NY.
Nestlé has officially opened its improved factory in Tutbury, UK, following a £325m ($462m) investment in the site.
Fresh-Pak Chilled Foods has partnered with the Department of Chemistry at the University of Leicester to set up a centre of excellence for food technology.
Nestlé has commissioned Egemin Automation to install a fully automated storage and material handling system at its factory in Biessenhofen (Bavaria) for baby and infant food.
Newtech has partnered with Mitsubishi Electric to install an ultrasonic cutting machine for cake.
‘For a major Wisconsin-based dairy products company, a progressing cavity pump handled the difficult task of transferring sweetened condensed milk out of flash coolers – solving a 25-year old pumping problem.
United Biscuits’ factory in Carlisle is set to resume production – three months after being severely damaged by flooding.
Veolia Water Technologies has won a contract with Bacchus to design and build two wastewater treatment plants in Tianjin and Chengdu, China.
Food importer and processor Western Commodities is ramping up its finished products business following the debut of snack bar brand Good Full Stop.
Tetra Pak has modified its A3 Ice Cream Filler; redeveloping its cone and lid dispenser, chocolate sprayer and increasing its capacity from four to six lanes, created in partnership with...
A different method to generate gaseous chlorine dioxide (ClO2) can be used in cold food storage areas under certain conditions, according to a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel.
Thurne High Speed Slicing Systems has launched the CS 1000 slicer for cheese applications, where it will make its debut at the International Cheese Technology Expo, at the Wisconsin Centre,...
NutriFresh Services has revealed it is expecting its fourth High Pressure Processing (HPP) machine in April this year.
Avure plans to expand its HPP (high pressure processing) capabilities across Mexico by hiring Edmundo Romo as business development manager for the region.
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) has finalized federal standards that it estimates will prevent an average of 50,000 illnesses annually.
Blendhub Corp. will host its first international event, the ‘Professional Network’ to coincide with Gulfood 2016, in Dubai, on February 24.
Astronaut André Kuipers, has opened a technology centre at Royal Duyvis Wiener’s HQ in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands, claiming he wants to take Dutch cheese and chocolate on...
LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision are showcasing their Dirty Tray Vision system (DTV) at ProSweets 2016 this week, which can get rid of problems associated with poorly filled starch trays...
Controlled portion packaging is continuously growing and will drive machine speeds to ever increasing heights on the packaging side of the business, according to tna.
Human hands can be a source for transferring pathogens from the contaminated source to surfaces, utensils, ingredients and finished food products, according to Best Sanitizers.
The Coca-Cola Company, Nordson Corporation, Pepsico International and Rockwell Automation are among the latest members of the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG).
Bühler has developed cameras for its optical sorters that it claims can detect foreign objects smaller than ever before.
DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) have developed what they claim is a breakthrough process for producing furan dicarboxylic methyl ester (FDME) from fructose.