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.
Hanovia UV has partnered with F&N (Fraser and Neave) Beverages Manufacturing (FNBM) in Malaysia to install a disinfection system at its manufacturing plant in Inanam, Kota Kinabalu.
Bühler Group has acquired chocolate specialist Hosokawa Bepex, which will be integrated into its Business Area Consumer Foods division.
SIG Combibloc has partnered with ebba in South America to launch what it claims is the first drink containing real pieces of fruit in 200ml CombiblocMini aseptic carton packs in...
An EU project is to validate optimum controls for three technologies to boost market uptake.
A consortium has been created by Purdue University to improve freeze-drying technology.
Donkey Brands has partnered with FOODesign from tna, to install an immerso-cook frying machine and quik-coat system for its tortilla chips.
Nestlé, Solvay, Krones and ChemDAQ are founding members of an industry association to ensure the safe use of aseptic processing chemicals.
BASF and Genomatica have expanded their license agreement to produce 1,4-butanediol based on renewable feedstock (renewable BDO), from North America to Southeast Asia.
European Spraydry Technologies has collected the Queen's Award for Enterprise for International Trade, for 2,375% growth in export earnings over the last three years.
Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies has introduced washers used with standard screws in the splash zones of dairy operations.
Tetra Pak has launched TR/G7, a filling machine which has a capacity of 6500 gable top packages per hour, for chilled distribution.
Sandvik Process Systems has snapped up Dutch company SGL Technology following a long collaboration between the firms in engineering machines for chocolate production.
Netzsch Pumps North America has launched its Tornado T2 rotary lobe pump, for food industry applications.
German equipment supplier MIWE has introduced an oven it claims is the first to guard baked goods against inconsistencies through changes in the weather.
Riggs Autopack is celebrating after partnering with Spar Group, South Africa, to create a Guinness World Record, by producing 35,000 cupcakes for the world’s largest cupcake mosaic.
A Hiperbaric high pressure processing (HPP) machine will be installed at Cornell University thanks to State funding.
Alfa Laval Food Technology & Life Science segment has won a $9m order to supply two process lines for edible oil refining in China.
The opening of a CHF 300m ($307m) Nespresso plant demonstrates Nestlé’s trust in the brand, said Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke at the launch of the new plant in Romont, Switzerland,...
The Plastics Technology Center, AIMPLAS, along with 11 enterprises and technological European centers, has launched the InnoREX project, to develop a new technology of PLA (polylactic acid) production.
As part of FoodProductionDaily's Factory Focus feature yesterday, Vikki Geall, senior confectioner, Nestlé UK & Ireland, reveals her tricks of the trade from sourcing flour for Blue Riband, creating a...
Nestlé UK and Ireland has partnered with the National Centre for Food Manufacturing at the University of Lincoln to find the chocolate makers of the future.
Sidel will move its headquarters from Zug, Switzerland, to Parma, Italy, next year, axing 10% of its workforce, affecting 360 employees.
German bakery trade show iba 2015 will be the place to see the latest energy efficient technology, claim the organizers.
tna has implemented the first stages of its company restructure following the acquisition of Florigo, in Woerden, the Netherlands, six months ago.
tna celebrates its 33rd anniversary this year and was recently recognised as an ‘Australian icon’ in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Eastern Australia, for its innovation in...