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.
Seafood processor has Pinneys turned to Star Refrigeration for an upgraded refrigeration plant and chilling tunnel package to accommodate expanded product offerings and growing demand.
Sirane Food Packaging has launched its ‘Ice-Mats’, which release seawater over live seafood during transportation.
Key Technology’s Cayman BioPrint digital sorter is suited for removing foreign material and defective product from nuts, dried fruit, and other ingredients.
The beverage and food producer’s 325,000-square-foot facility has received LEED certification from the US Green Building Council.
PepsiCo Europe says it plans to grow the size of its contract manufacturing business six-fold in as many years to accelerate food and beverage innovation and boost productivity.
Adomas Pranevicius, general manager of MyDrink Beverages tells BeverageDaily.com readers how to choose the right contract manufacturer for their product – and why it's vital to assess everything from capabilities...
International Food Products has put in place an EPIC liquid processing system at its $20m production facility, designed to improve operational efficiency.
Stable Micro Systems has added calculations to its non-contact laser-based volume measurement instrument to respond to industry needs.
The vertical DynaClean Z conveyor is geared toward food operations needing to move product over significant heights.
Industrial-scale 3D chocolate printers will be on the market within five years, according to 3D printing firm Choc Edge.
With the launch of the Product Recovery Initiative, Mouvex is campaigning to deliver waste reduction capabilities in food processing operations.
Mosca Direct has launched two machines; SoniXs MS-VA and SoniXs TRS-VA in the UK, to use in extreme conditions such as dampness or with contaminated products.
The producer—which specializes in health beverages, meats, and salads—is installing Avure equipment that will double its capacity for high-pressure processing toll services.
Silicon dioxide, silanated, has been authorised for use as an additive in all types of plastics as part of a re-evaluation, according to a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) panel.
Pasta Montana, which produces primarily for exacting food customers in Japan, has installed a Key Technology sorter.
The high-pressure processing firm is expanding to a new location to accommodate demand for the food and beverage production technology.
Micvac has installed a production line with an upgraded infeed unit and microwave tunnel for seafood processor Smålandskräftan in Nässjö, Sweden.
Sidel says its installation of the biggest Combi line ever for filling carbonates has led to Argentinian customer Refres Now viewing it as its strategic bottling partner.
Attendees at the upcoming IFT 2014 conference and expo will be treated to a broad range of technologies promising increased safety, sustainability, and convenience.
The owner of Duncan Hines, Vlasic, Wish-Bone and other food families has founded an R&D pilot plant at Rutgers University to increase productivity, boost its brands, and improve speed to...
Australia now has the highest manufacturing costs in the world, according to the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) following the publication of a gloomy report on the state of...
Tomato skins, a by-product of H.J. Heinz’ Ketchup production, could be used to make material for Ford cars.
Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a material found in blueberry leaves can be used to coat the berries themselves, delivering longer shelf life, boosted antioxidants, and pathogen protection.
In advance of the upcoming European Union (EU) milk quota abolition, GEA and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a mathematical model they claim can increase powdered milk...
Chocolate and biscuits have long been paired, but future R&D will be far more sophisticated in terms of production, says the head of business development at Aasted.