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.
Egyptian bakery equipment firm Morcos has faced financial difficulties amid political unrest in its home market, but an investment strategy saw it prosper against the odds, its purchasing manager says.
WP Bakery Group subsidiary Riehle has upgraded its donut fryer, switching to digital for improved temperature control, its export manager says.
Automation allows workers to make better decisions, while improving a factory’s efficiency and offering greater levels of food protection, according to Tetra Pak.
Food processors can often improve system efficiency by using existing pumps more effectively, according to Alfa Laval.
UHT will continue to be the "preferred format" for liquid dairy in Vietnam because it guarantees the safety of products distributed to the country's high rural population, according to Tetra...
Extruded snack lines that enable high throughput to cut costs are in demand, says extrusion specialist Clextral.
A college has launched a food processing degree program that provides aspiring food processing professionals with education, while giving producers the labor talent they need to operate and grow.
Tetra Pak and Vinamilk recently invited DairyReporter.com inside the Vietnam Milk Factory near Ho Chi Minh City – which it describes as a 'state-of-the-art' liquid dairy plant....
Ensuring food safety throughout the production process is "key to future business success," according to Tetra Pak.
The Manitoba government is working to grow the province’s food-related business, currently valued at $4bn annually, with financial and educational encouragement.
The American Frozen Food Institute is bolstering frozen food sales by highlighting the nutritional and quality benefits of freezing.
Future food processing trends will focus on convenience, which in turn will see healthier options for snacks on-the-go in terms of the variety of flavour and texture, according to tna.
Fritsch is working on a filling machine that can pump stiff product like beans into baked goods; a development that could boost sales by 10-15%, its technical head says.
Allpax’s Versatort unit enables food processing operations to test retort on a full-sized machine, promising reduced waste and flexible performance.
Packaging will become a one-stop-shop within the next 10 years with automation handling all primary and secondary packaging, according to Bosch Packaging Technology.
Azane is bringing low-charge ammonia refrigeration technology to American food processing, storage, and logistics companies.
Sprayon has launched a line of NSF H1-rated lubricants, designed to operate in a range of food processing applications.
With consumers increasingly interested in where their food comes from, an upcoming event seeks to help producers, processors and packaging companies tell the story.
Electric injection moulding machines can combat rising energy costs for packaging manufacturers, but Europe lags behind countries such as Japan, according to Sumitomo (SHI) Demag.
Ocean Spray claims its new 300,000ft² beverage facility in Pennsylvania – which will produce 40% of its North American cranberry juice volumes, is the continent’s first to be powered by...
Consumer packaged foods giant Hormel has been named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list, in recognition of its sustainability, social, and philanthropic efforts.
Non-stick coating bakeware specialist FBS Prestige has seen phenomenal demand from the Middle East as the country’s bakery sector evolves, its CEO and chairman says.
GEA Procomac insists its main focus at Interpack 2014 will be sensitive dairy products, with machines and packaging on show designed to handle milks, milk-based drinks, drinkable yogurt and probiotics.
The Sustainable Foods Summit brought Cargill, Unilever, Mondelez, Walmart, and other significant stakeholders to hammer out sustainability concerns.
Alfa-Laval’s will unveil its HS-LA bag-in-box beverage filler at Interpack 2014 and claims the machine is faster than any rival in terms of cap and volume changeover times.