McDonald’s has hit back at critics of its chicken McNuggets who claim its product is made from a ‘pink slime’ of mechanically separated chicken.
The Bühler Group has launched the Sortex S UltraVision, part of its UltraLine processing equipment, due to rising contamination levels in rice.
The Kellogg Company will close a cookie plant in Charlotte, North Carolina as part of its global cost-cutting plan Project K.
Siemens says process automation in breweries cuts out human error and boost product quality, especially in the craft sector and emerging markets where semi-skilled staff are common.
DAN-Palletiser has won a contract for its multi-palletiser from Swedish dairy Norrmejerier.
Krones has supplied and installed the equipment for two Grupo Petropolis breweries in Brazil and claims the wort boilers alone yields significant energy, water and chemical savings.
The Praxair ColdFront Cryo-Saver tunnel freezer is designed to offer a higher degree of freezing efficiency in the same footprint of a traditional cryogenic tunnel.
Alfa Laval has won a Frost & Sullivan 2013 Company of the Year Award in the European pumps market for the food & beverage industry.
BITO UK saw orders increase by a third last year and expects sales to soar in 2014.
Tomra Sorting Solutions is showcasing food sorting and analyzing technology, geared toward meeting consumers’ expectations, at IPPE 2014.
The International Production and Processing Expo welcomed thousands of enthused meat and poultry professionals. Here are some of the products and technologies attendees have glimpsed at the 2014 event.
Potato chip waste converted into biogas to fuel production is a viable, eco-friendly waste reduction plan that other snack makers should consider, says the president of Naturally Homegrown Foods.
Alfa Laval sees enormous potential for its ultra-fast aseptic filling machine through consumer and foodservice bag-in-box beverage applications.
The International Production and Processing Expo (IPPE) lands in Atlanta, US, this week, showcasing the latest meat and poultry technology.
German processing machinery specialist Krones has spun-off its food and beverage valves under the Evoguard name as it targets accelerated growth in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.
Tetra Pak has updated its Tetra Therm Aseptic Flex, aseptic processing unit for indirect UHT treatment of dairy and other food products.
Tomra Sorting Solutions says the advantage of its Field Potato Sorter is that clients don’t need to worry about labour shortages.
Spiroflow’s remodelled T2 bulk bag discharger, which stops dust from settling on the machine and food items in the bakery and snack sector, will make its debut at FoodEx in...
Direct Air & Pipework has supplied an air compressor and associated equipment to Thatchers cider after seeing construction start on its Jubilee building and cold calling the client.
A fire at one of PepsiCo’s biggest UK snack plants was minor and has not impacted production, the company says.
The success of The Premium Snack Company’s freeze-dried veggie snack line depends on consumer understanding of the production process, says its sales and marketing director.
JBS beef and pork processor has denied reports it will enter the ‘fragmented’ New Zealand beef processing sector.
Using radio-frequency to dry partially fried potato chips can limit acrylamide formation, finds research.
Key Technology has added a sort-to-grade feature to its various G6 optical sorters.
Increasing Chinese and Asian demand for dairy products afforded GEA €120m ($163m) worth of orders from European processors in the last three months of 2013 alone, the German processing technology...