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.
Researchers at Queen’s University Belfast have made a breakthrough discovery in lowering levels of arsenic in rice.
‘Informed lubricant choices can improve equipment efficiency and reduce maintenance costs but grease selection is often an overlooked aspect of industrial production, according to ExxonMobil.
Liquid Light has signed an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for its technology to create mon-ethylene glycol (MEG) from CO2 as part of the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) firm PlantBottle Packaging...
Sidel claims the beverage industry could be more sustainable, with a stronger focus on the package and packaging technologies to deliver completely green products.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is seeing a shifting preference toward fresh versus packaged food which means a growing number of its customers (food processors) will need inspection equipment that is specifically...
Tomra Sorting has launched three products to market in the last three months as it claims the emerging BRICS markets provide new opportunities but also very different challenges.
Many manufacturers are “ignoring” the energy value of dairy production residues, says British anaerobic digestion specialist, Clearfleau.
PacMoore Products, a US food-grade dry ingredient contract processing and packaging firm, has opened the PacMoore Innovation Lab.
Two scientists have created a best practice case study for filling a HTF (Heat Transfer Fluid) system, commissioned by a company in Scandinavia, designed to hold 100 metric tons of...
A handful of bakeries and institutes across the EU are testing a novel proofing system that can slash energy consumption by 60% using ultrasound generated water droplets instead of steam.
Frito-Lay has developed a method to puff nuts and legumes for enhanced-texture snacks.
Fispal Technology 2015, an international fair for packaging, process and logistics for the food and beverage industry, took place between June 23-26, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The European Commission has launched a €71k proposal for a feasibility study on Solar Energy for the Food Industry.
Seifi Ghasemi, CEO, Air Products, has spoken of his sympathy for victim, Herve Cornara, following an attack at the company’s ' facility in L'Isle-d'Abeau, France.
JBT has expanded its Frigoscandia line of spiral freezers and chillers with its GYRoCOMPACT 60 Spiral Freezer, using 65% less energy.
An EFSA panel has called for more data on the impact of processing on chlorate residues in food but said total daily intake at the highest estimated amount is unlikely...
Tetra Pak claims it is the first company to use electron beams (eBeams) to replace hydrogen peroxide H₂O₂, in its carton filling machines.
Tetra Pak announced the launch of its E3 filling machine with eBeam technology at Fispal Technologia this week.
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Daniela Verhaeg, marketing manager SBU X-ray...
Frito-Lay will modernize its Ontario plant in Canada, helped along by a $3m investment from the local government.
The University of Lincoln is developing a fully automated robotic harvesting system for broccoli using a 3D camera, thanks to a £70m grant from Agri-Tech Catalyst.
Global demand for food processing machinery will rise by 7.6% per annum to $73bn in 2019, according to The Freedonia Group industry research firm.
China is still one of the biggest markets for vision systems, says EVT (Eye Vision Technology) as it launches the EyeScan 3D for its image processing software.
Cargill has opened a European chiller plant in Hereford, UK, enhancing its quality and food safety and says it is the first processor in the UK to introduce Robotics packing,...
915 Labs has introduced a microwave sterilization system for natural, additive-free packaged food, with the first full-scale commercial system, MATS 150, to be delivered to a North American food processing facility in 2016.