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Buhler launches SmartDryer Food in India as it partners with CICILS on the Year of the Pulse

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.

Action in Images! Show floor at Brau Beviale 2014

Can't make it to Brau Beviale this year? Here's a taste of the action with innovations and news form KHS, GEA, SACMI and WILD Flavors.

$75m investment yields significant improvements

Foster Farms shares data management tips that cut Salmonella rates to less than 5%

Just four months after closing the book on a 16-month long Salmonella outbreak, Foster Farms is touting incidence rates below 5% and offering its recipe for success.

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Tomra modifies its camera tech and software for sorting dates in MENA

Tomra has developed its camera technology and software to modify its Genius 640 3-way sorter with two rejector streams for dates in MENA because ‘the industry wants different sizes, below...


Krones showcases ‘promising’ continuous fermentation system

Krones and TU Munich are showcasing a development project for continuous fermentation at Brau Beviale that the German company claims shortens beer processing times and saves money and time on...

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Cargill Foods launches commercial operation for METNA

Cargill Foods has launched a commercial operation for METNA (Middle East, Turkey & North Africa) to operate under one business sector.

Contacting customers with alternative resin samples in the coming weeks

Amcor to test alternative Barex resin after company closure

Amcor Flexibles is contacting its customers to let them know the company it buys Barex film from is shutting down due to financial pressures and it has started trials to...

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Cargill installs GEA poultry processing line for McDonald’s

GEA Food Solutions has installed two €10m processing lines for Cargill at a poultry operation in Lai’an, China.

Case study: Key Technology sorters at Poindexter Nut Co.

That's cracked it: Trio of sorters improves production efficiency at walnut factory

A cascading line of three digital sorting machines has improved product quality, increased production, and decreased costs at the Poindexter Nut Company in California, according to sorter manufacturer Key Technology. ...

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Triton finalizes GEA Heat Exchangers acquisition

Triton has legally finalized its acquisition of GEA Heat Exchangers, taking over all companies in the former group, as well as all staff.

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Mars $31m Mississippi plant renovation

Mars Food North America will invest $31m in renovating its Greenville, Mississippi processing plant. Expected to begin next year, the project will create a research and development application center and will...

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Production resumes at Bemis plant rocked by explosion

Production has resumed at Bemis Performance Packaging Plant in Lancaster, Wisconsin, after a press exploded and ignited a solvent fire last week. 

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Tomra opens €10m production and distribution plant in Slovakia

Tomra Sorting Solutions has opened a €10m, 12,600m² factory in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2014

Bühler: ‘Biological hazards are the game changers of the dry food industry’

Food Safety, in particular biological hazards are the game changers of the dry food industry, according to Bühler.

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Philibert Savours to expand in Brazil

Philibert Savours, a French food processing firm, is expanding in Brazil and wants to create an Advisory Service for products such as sourdough.

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Modular factory systems gaining momentum in Pakistan and India

United Food Technology (UFT), in Germany is launching its modular factory system FiaB (Factory-in-a-Box) at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai (November 9-11).

100% film made from post-consumer waste

Herbold Meckesheim, in cooperation with Erema plastics recycling systems, has designed a washing plant for Poligroup which makes polyethylene films and packaging in Bulgaria.

German dairy Frischli increases aseptic 'filling flexibility' with SIG investment

German dairy Frischli has invested in SIG Combibloc filling technology with a view to launching a wider range of products in aseptic cartons.

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AIB International revamps course in line with industry demands

AIB International has made changes to its baking science and technology course as part of a multi-year update project to increase relevancy.

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The Falcon has landed: Tomra pre-sorter for fresh cut industry

Tomra Sorting Solutions has launched its Falcon belt sorter at SIAL in Paris Nord Villepinte, France, this week. 

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Bosch module lines: One small step on the processing line, one huge leap for automation

Bosch’s Module++ lines are designed to make it easy for manufacturers to upgrade and take their ‘first steps’ with automation, the company says. 

3D printed food for the elderly may hit shelves in 2016

Researchers in Germany are working on a 3D-printed food for elderly people with chewing and swallowing problems, which looks and tastes like ‘real food’.

FOODesign launches its vegetable chip batch fryers internationally

Food processing equipment manufacturer FOODesign, a tna company, has launched its hot oil batch-pro 12, a series of cookers and fryers outside of the US.

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Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery debuts its Split Hopper dry powder filler

Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery which works with General Mills, Quaker Oats and Nestlé, will debut its 20-gallon Split Hopper for powder filling applications, including vertical form fill seal machines, at Pack...

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Luceo VisionRobots to check packaging and product integrity

Luceo has designed a vision kit that gives a robot eyes called VisionRobot, to check the conformity of products and integrity of the integrity of its packaging.

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