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.
Washington firm Trojan Litho has joined the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).
Pro Mach has acquired Benchmark Automation in a move to strengthen its offer to the bakery market, as it predicts ‘significant growth’ for the sector.
CSB-System International has partnered with meat processing factory, Edeka Südwest Fleisch in Rheinstetten, Germany, to install its Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that maps material and information flows.
HPC Compressed Air Systems has launched a Kryosec refrigerant dryer range to operate on compressed air flow rates from 0.35 to 4.5 m³/min (12.3 to 159cfm) and in applications with...
Tetra Pak has developed technology that "eliminates" the risk of bacteria growth in extended shelf life (ESL) milk between processing and packaging.
As part of FoodProductionDaily’s ongoing series of 60-second interviews with the movers and shakers of the food and beverage industry, we caught up with Chris Holland, managing director, Holmach, to...
The Ohio State University will host the 2014 International Nonthermal Processing Workshop with the theme “Nonthermal Processing Systems for Healthy and Sustainable Foods” on October 21-24, sponsored by Avure Technologies...
Genesee Community College (GCC) is poised to kick off its fall semester, welcoming students looking for a lucrative career in food production.
Olympus Automation is flying application specialist Stuart Rigby to an undisclosed location in Turkey to provide training on its Steam Infusion technology before it is deployed to feed refugees in...
The oldest cold-storage company in the US has implemented an energy management plan that has put it on the path to cutting its power bills by 12%.
European confectionery manufacturers must break the bank for hygienically designed processing equipment or risk paying the price for a damaging product recall, says Hosokawa.
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.