Police are investigating the cause of an ammonia gas leak at Goodman Fielder meat factory in Hamilton, on the North Island of New Zealand.
GEA has entered into an agreement to acquire Dutch cheese production technology firm de Klokslag - a deal it believes will boost its presence in the "growing segment."
Heinz has announced proposals for the closure of its Westwick factory in the UK, which employs 200 people, and says it regrets the impact on the local community.
Food processing equipment manufacturer JBT has acquired Formcook, the long-established manufacturer of Teflon contact and combi cookers based in Helsingborg, Sweden.
Tomra Sorting Solutions has expanded its ZEA sorter range for the seed and fresh corn industry with a second camera module for inspecting both sides of the corn ear.
GEA has been drafted in by Fonterra to build the New Zealand dairy giant a second 30 tonnes per hour capacity milk powder facility.
Frito-Lay has developed a method to adhere large, three-dimensional food flakes such as meat and vegetables to regular snacks, to emulate pizza, nachos and tostadas.
United Biscuits (UB) has developed a sustainability initiative by using waste cooking oil to power 12 of its lorries and plans to roll out the project further across the business.
Tomra Sorting has opened a €2.1m research centre in Citywest, Dublin, which includes an office, workshop, demonstration space, peeling process development lab, advanced optics lab and a sorting test facility.
Nestlé’s R&D arm Nestec has filed a patent for inkjet printing on panned confections such as Smarties chocolate and biscuits using only ingredients it claims consumers would be familiar with....
A novel lollipop shape featuring two hard candy balls allows confectioners to combine colors and flavors in a single product and could prove popular in Asia, says equipment supplier Baker...
Food processors are seeing increased demand for sliced products, such as delicatessen meats, according to Linde's food and beverage division.
Californian in-line inspection firm Filtec has appointed David Storey as its president and CEO.
Nestlé South Africa has announced a five-year $181m investment plan in the country and the appointment of Ian Donald as company chairman and MD.
Australian food processing and packaging company TNA has launched an automatic splicing system for use with its Robag range of vertical form, fill and seal (VFFS) bagging machines.
Convection conveyor dryers can be a major source of lost revenue in food production and industrial applications with some operating 30% below their efficiency level, according to Joe Tordella, manager,...
Plastic Technologies Incorporated (PTI) is launching an initiative to help manufacturers that blow PET bottles cut energy costs.
Ecolab and Danish company Nilfisk Food have developed a line of foam dispensing equipment for the food and beverage industry called Hybrid.
Entrepreneurs must start to invest more in food processing if the country has any chance of reducing the amount of produce that is wasted, a government minister has warned.
Bühler Aeroglide is launching a manufacturing apprenticeship programme in the US this month, in an effort to build a pipeline of skilled workers.
Cambridge Engineered Solutions (CES) has designed a wider version of its Duraflex Edge open metal conveyor belt for bakers that it says can last up to 39 times longer than...
Dutch machine component manufacturer Qimarox will sponsor a windmill to show its commitment to the local community.
OAL group, formerly Olympus Automation, has won an award at The European Food Venture Forum for its Steam Infusion technology.
Ohio-based Pro Mach has announced the acquisition of automated bottle unscrambler and orientor manufacturer Pace Packaging as it continues an M&A spending spree it started earlier this week.
LiquiGlide has started international patent filings to protect the intellectual property (IP) of its slippery coating technology.