ABB has said food-grade and ISO 4 versions of its latest family of robots will be available next year.
Lamb Weston/Meijer, a joint venture between US-based ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Food, has invested $150m to upgrade its potato processing plant in Bergen op Zoom, The...
Six US federal agencies have jointly announced the 26 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local Places, an initiative providing technical support to integrate local food systems into community...
As part of its strategy to drive growth, create value, and improve profitability, food processing equipment provider JBT Corporation has purchased the assets of Wolf-tec, Inc for $54m.
Fire has largely destroyed a candy distribution center near Cleveland, Ohio, prompting parent company 1-800-Flowers to stop taking online orders for Fannie May and Harry London chocolates.
Blendhub Corp, a food powder ingredients company, has launched an IT Excellence Center specializing in MES (Manufacturing Execution System) and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) software for food production...
When looking at managing business priorities you must determine baseline metrics and start to measure change, according to the founder of a consultancy.
GEA has invested in a supercomputer that it claims has elevated it to a "league of its own" in terms of spray drying simulation.
Cargill, Mars UK, Nestlé UK & Ireland, and PepsiCo UK & Ireland opened their factory doors to young students to promote careers in F&B engineering this month.
In food and beverage manufacturing, water quality can significantly affect both the process and the product. Soon, manufacturers will have a tool to simplify evaluation and optimization of their water...
Alfa Laval has won a $10m order to supply equipment to Donbiotech starch processing plant in Russia, with delivery expected in 2015.
McCain, Randstad, Leclerc, The Food Bank and Gappi have developed an initiative to collect unsold merchandise from producers to make soup.
Plant bakers will be able to save thousands in energy costs with an oven system that optimizes air flow and incorporates heat recovery, claims developer Campden BRI.
ConAgra Foods has opened its first plant in China, a Lamb Weston potato processing plant in Shangdu, Inner Mongolia, giving the company in-country supply capabilities to strategic customers in China.
FlexLink will launch a conveyor with improved hygiene for direct food contact in agreement with European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) guidelines next year.
Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced two bulk X-ray systems to help bulk ingredient suppliers meet brand owners’ demand for contaminant-free products.
BEMA (Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds) brought together its exhibiting members at the inaugural Gulfood Manufacturing 2014 at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai, recently.
Clearfleau has built an on-site industrial anaerobic digestion (AD) plant at Nestlé's Fawdon confectionery factory, near Newcastle in the UK, which makes gums, pastilles and Rolo chocolates.
Perforating potato cells can soften the raw material, reducing fry times, lowering fat uptake and creating a more uniform end chip product, says the CEO of a firm specialized in...
Gary Maus, VP of sales and marketing at KHS USA talks us through the company’s filling technology on show at Pack Expo 2014, and claims the Innofill Glass Micro filler...
DuPont brought together executives from the Mintel Group, Macro Engineering & Technology, Brampton Engineering, Avure Technologies, and Kortec in a seminar at Pack Expo on packaging technology trends.
British equipment manufacturer Starfrost has relocated its UK headquarters and manufacturing base to a purpose built facility near Lowestoft, in Suffolk.
The Middle East is like ‘The Wild West’, expanding at an incredible rate, according to BEMA, (Baking Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds).
Buhler will partner with CICLS (Global Pulse Confederation) on the United Nations approved International Year of the Pulse (IYOP) 2016, making a joint announcement at Gulfood manufacturing 2014, in Dubai.
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