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Linde adapts traceable gas for food processing

The industrial gas division of German equipment provider, Linde, has launched Biogon, a range of pure gases and gas mixtures, compatible with increasingly stringent measures being introduced throughout the region.

Oregano-cranberry mix cuts deadly Listeria bacteria

An oregano and cranberry concoction could be a potent anti-microbial agent for food processors under constant pressure to reduce the risk of foodborne diseases in the ever-expanding food production chain.

Ishida deer weigher opens new markets

Berger Wild, the largest processor of European game, has installed new Ishida weighing technology at its factory in Fischhaus, Germany that will allow the company to produce 500g convenience packs...

Russia continues to block dairy imports

Russian veterinary authorities will take a further three weeks to decide the fate of Polish dairies wanting to export to Russia - a move that is seen as part of...

EU risk analysis takes accession countries on board

Risk analysis is on the table at an upcoming European Codex session next week in Bratislava, with the EU 25 offering its support to a proposal for new principles on...

K-Tek launches high -pressure liquid detector

K-Tek has launched a liquid detector guided by wave radar readings that are immune to fluctuations in specific gravity and variations in dielectric constants.

Glisten revels in niche position

In just two years, the UK's Glisten group has garnered a substantial share of the confectionery market by supplying most of the country's leading retailers with an increasing range of...

Smoked mackerel home to potential carcinogens

Extending food scientists' understanding of potential carcinogens in fish products Greek researchers identify high levels of potentially carcinogenic compounds in cold- and hot-smoked mackerel samples.

Mangoes undergo texture profile analysis

The gumminess texture of fresh mangoes could be improved through the presence of an enzyme involved in the breakdown of plant cell walls and in combination with calcium chloride.

Salt slashed in processed food

The UK food industry has backed a new campaign launched today by the country's food agency to slash salt levels in food products and reduce overall salt consumption in the...

Barry Callebaut drives Centres of Excellence strategy

Barry Callebaut is creating dedicated Centres of Excellence to achieve production efficiency and maintain cost leadership within the competitive cocoa market.

Anderol lubricant aims to aid energy efficiency

Food processors can greatly reduce power consumption and meet food safety initiatives through using a new range of food grade lubricants, claims Anderol.

Arla milk powder strategy to counteract EU reforms

Arla Foods is refocusing its production of skimmed milk powder in an attempt to alleviate the effects of the EU milk reform.

Polish dairy sector struggles against Russian ban

Poland's dairy producers are struggling to come to terms with the retraction of all export licences to Russia, a key market for yoghurt and other refined dairy products.

Western Balkans set to tap into EU sugar market

Sugar producers from Serbia and Montenegro will once again benefit from preferential access to the European Union market, following the EU's recent lifting of a 15-month ban on duty-free sugar...

KHS aims to improve beverage production lines

Filling and packaging systems manufacturer KHS is focusing its efforts on developing new labelling, filtration, racking and crate inspection technologies.

UTC Power improves energy efficiency technology

UTC Power has released an improved version of its flagship PureComfort cooling, heating and power system that allows manufacturers to achieve greater energy efficiency along the production line.

EU-funded remote monitoring scheme unveiled

Scientists behind a three-year EU-funded project to create a remote monitoring system for production machinery claims that the technology is ready to be put into practice.

Mettler Toledo weighs in with the BBA platform

Mettler Toledo has launched the BBA platform, its latest range of scales designed specifically for the food industry. The open design platform, which is the world's first IP69K-certified scale, is...

Pursuit Dynamics builds fluid handling test centre

Pursuit Dynamics has built a new pilot kitchen in order to demonstrate its steam-based PDX fluids handling system, which the company claims can increase production efficiency and conserve energy.

APV unveils new confectionery depositor

APV Baker has developed a new range of ServoForm depositors for the production of hard and soft confectionery, toffees, gums, jellies and lollipops.

Unilever rolls out greener tomato production

Anglo-Dutch group Unilever is rolling out its drip irrigation tomato production system to other countries in order to save water, cut costs and boost yields.

Krones ups PET speed

Krones has upped the output of its Contiform S series of stretch blow-moulding machines to 1,800 containers per cavity and hour, at the same time, an optimisation package is said...

Lock opens up in Asia

UK-based Lock Inspection Systems, a leading manufacturer of weighing and metal detection system, has announced the opening of a regional commercial office for Asia-Pacific to meet with growing demand for...

SIG beverage focus pays dividends

Swiss processing and packaging equipment provider SIG has reported a significant increase in its net profits for the first half of the year, a result that sees the company pulling...

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