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.
Resource efficiency and sustainability were the underlying themes at Anuga FoodTec, in Cologne, Germany, this year.
Nestlé Spain will boost production of Nescafé soluble coffee at its factory in Girona by 30%, with an investment of €102m ($110m) on an energy efficient line.
Demand for spray dryers the size of the one installed at Fonterra’s Darfield plant is unlikely to spread to Europe, says GEA.
GEA Process Engineering has improved its DDD type (Direct Duct Disperser) air disperser with infrared cameras monitoring nozzle performance for its spray drying technology for food and dairy powders.
Ardagh Groupclaims to havefound the most energy efficient way of defrosting, drying and preheating cullet (recycled glass) saving €116k a year at its plant in Nienburg, Germany, with an annual...
Meyn, Ishida and CSB-System have joined forces to launch a complete poultry processing software system called iPoultry, due for official launch in September 2015.
Blendhub Corp, which operates from Murcia (Spain), Mexico, Dubai (UAE) and Chennai (India) is launching an ambitious expansion strategy over the next three years expanding into 40 locations worldwide.
IQF Frost will launch a freezer designed to meet increasing demands from producers for reliable food safety, long run time and high yield at Anuga FoodTec next week.
Bühler will highlight food safety concerns for dry food manufacturers with four guest speakers at Anuga FoodTec 2015.
Rasch has launched a mobile tempering unit that it says has a bigger cooling surface than competitor machines and a second cooling level for more homogeneous chocolate masses.
Ishida Europe will hold a world exclusive preview of its leak testing system for trays at a series of demonstrations at its UK HQ from April 14-30.
Almost 3.2m Australians eat a packaged dairy dessert such as a custard, mousse, chocolate pudding, creamy rice or fruity whip each month.
Food safety is the main area of interest for food and beverage manufacturers when it comes to choosing lubricants, according to SKF.
Filling and packaging giant SIG Combibloc is eager to support the development of technology - like GEA's VARI-DOS-ASEPT aseptic dosing station - that benefits its customers.
tna has acquired Florigo International, in The Netherlands, taking advantage of its vacuum technology which allows manufacturers to cook products at a lower temperature, claiming to reduce the formation of...
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, has launched CamEDGE, a cageless spiral system conveyor belt for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) selling primarily to the baking industry.
Tetra Pak has extended its hot fill/high acid portfolio by launching its Pasteurizer PF, that switches between hot- and ambient-filled products.
Business leaders have called on the Andhra Pradesh government to announce it will establish the fast-moving supply chain needed for to transport produce to its strong food-processing industry.
SPX has been awarded a contract to bring processing capacity at Arla Foods' Aylesbury fresh milk plant up to 1bn litres a year.
Fonterra has applied to patent a process to manufacture pizza cheeses, such as Mozzarella or Cheddar, that omits the "traditional vat setting and cutting process."
Pork Farms’s gluten-free brand Too Good To Be Gluten Free (NoG) has secured a listing to supply 245 Asda stores.
Hidrostal has helped Produce World Group with the cleaning of carrots during vegetable processing.
Kraft Foods today named James Kehoe as executive VP and chief financial officer (CFO).
Unitherm Food Systems has revealed it has two acquisitions lined up in Europe as it continues to target market growth.
Operations have begun at Fonterra's whey and lactose plant in Heerenveen - the New Zealand dairy giant's first wholly-owned European ingredients facility.