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.
The Frozen Food Foundation has saluted a Washington State food scientist with its fifth annual Freezing Research Award for advancing technology in the field.
A large food and beverage processing company in Chile has installed manufacturing planning software to streamline its end-to-end operations.
Using a modified genetic algorithm (MGA) to design scheduling plans in an industrial bakery can save costs and resources, scientists say.
A prominent Hindu leader has demanded an apology from Heinz Australia, which he claims concealed the use of alcohol and beef-derived gelatine in the production of some of its juice...
The “commercial appetite” for SurePure’s Turbulator photopurification technology will increase as the data supporting its safety and benefits grows, says the South African company.
Food producers are feeling the heat as the cost of red meat continues surging, but analysts anticipate the trend likely will cool later in the year.
Poultry processing plants are not just talking about food safety: they are proactively looking to enhance measures throughout operations, says CMS Technology.
Key Technology has reworked its vibratory conveyors with a stainless-steel rotary finish to resist bacterial attachment.
Kellogg will close a snack plant in Georgia by the end of 2015 as part of its restructuring program, Project K.
The DuraFlex Edge open-design conveyor belt is designed for lean, clean meat and poultry processing.
Fabcon Food Systems (FFS) has developed a range of packaging machines with NPS (National Packaging Systems) in South Africa, which can replace old bag makers on Wright Machinery with the...
Surlean Foods, a producer specialized in custom products and dishes for food clients nationwide, is installing enterprise resource planning software from Deacom to facilitate and streamline expansion.
Krones said today that it will scrap packaging and palletising operations at its subsidiary Kosme, which specializes in smaller-sized filling and labelling machines for small bottlers and SMEs.
Hughes Equipment is offering two small-scale corn processing machines designed for operations with lower capacity and smaller footprint than other processors.
The recent surge in the price of domestic gas will lead to a long and deep malaise for Australia’s food production and processing industries, according to an authoritative cross-industry report...
Rowe’s Cornish Bakers says its Falmouth factory will be fully operational again in a ‘short space of time,’ after a fire at the facility.
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.