Frito-Lay has filed a patent for a pita chip production method that it claims reduces manual handling, wastage and plant footprint.
Water is crucial in any food-related operation, but water systems don’t usually come to mind when plant managers look at improving operational efficiency.
With the help of Dutch research organization NIZO, US cooperative United Dairymen of Arizona (UDA) has overcome fouling issues and now boasts “longer hours of operation” on its spray drying lines. ...
Alfa Laval will be supplying processing equipment for a soybean oil refining plant in Brazil.
Provisur Technologies and Scanico A/S have joined forces to bring commercial food freezing equipment to a broader global clientele.
Snack maker Leclerc Foods USA has snapped up a building in Arizona and plans to invest $50m to expand its operations.
Videojet has spoken out about the trend for firms to snap up sub brands to expand their portfolio, as it installs printing software at Britvic UK.
Tetra Pak claims it can save its juice, nectar and still drinks customers up to 20% in energy costs by using a significantly lower pasteurization temperature.
Systems Integration (SI) will roll out its redeveloped production planning software across five Vantage Foods sites in the US and Canada this year, giving the meat processor live pictures of...
T&D Corporation has launched a MultiChannel Recorder series MCR-4TC data logger for monitoring temperature in food products and storage areas.
Budweiser Budvar says it chose to invest in a new KHS can filling line following a recent shift in the nation’s beer market towards at-home beer consumption.
Chobani, Monsanto, McCain, and other big food firms are putting down roots in southern Idaho.
Carlsberg recently solved a yeast foam overflow problem in its flagship Denmark brewery in Fredericia by using a novel level switch supplied by Baumer.
A working party (subgroup) of food refrigeration equipment has been created by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG).
Universal Pasteurization Company, which delivers outsourced High Pressure Processing (HPP) services has announced its wholly owned subsidiary, UPC Texas has acquired Global Leading Foods (GL Foods).
Valio’s whey powder production plant in Finland has increased its production by more than 10% with its Napcon Suite from Neste Jacobs.
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.