Efficiency and cleanability are the main benefits of JBT FoodTech’s contact cooker launched at the IFFA 2013 Trade show in Frankfurt.
NASA has agreed to fund the development of a 3D food printer to supply food for astronauts during space travel and help feed the world’s growing population.
The oil content of sweet potato chips can be reduced by 60% if vacuum fried with an additional de-oiling mechanism, finds new research.
Our free online event, Aseptic Technology 2013, brings together leading suppliers, brand owners and specialists including GEA, Sidel, Solvay, Coca-Cola Hellenic and Zenith International.
UK-based research groups Campden BRI and CABI have teamed up to consistent scientific support covering the entire food and drink supply chain as the world’s population continues to increase.
Ishida boosted production twelvefold for South Africa's raisin producer Fruits du Sud by supplying an automated multihead weigher with anti-stick properties.
Sidel tells BeverageDaily.com that its new low output aseptic blow-fill-cap machine lends opportunities for beverage producers to test the market with PET on a smaller scale, and naturally suits ‘more niche brands’.
Researchers have produced starch from plants not usually used for food purposes, potentially opening up whole new sources for foods and packaging materials.
Potato varieties, blanching times and frying temperatures can all affect acrylamide levels in potato chips, according to a study just published in the Journal of the Science of Food & Agriculture.
Specialist conveyor belting firm Rydell Industrial (Belting) has launched a range of industry certified metal detectable cords and belts suitable for use by the food industry.
Quasar Automation is designing an ultrasonic cutting device for a range of applications, including tray bake cutting and portioning, which it claims offers considerably more flexibility than previous systems.
Nateco2 has opened what it claims is the world's largest CO2 pressure extraction plant, which it says can extract a wide range of functional ingredients using high pressure CO2 extraction.
Researchers aim to reverse a drastic decline in fish processing in Norway by investigating a range of technologies that would help rebuild its profitability.
Grundfos has outlined opening production facilities in Serbia and Hungary and investment in R&D as aims for this year.
A UK supplier has updated eco-friendly onion peeling processing equipment using technology it first developed in Manchester more than 40 years ago.
Avure Technologies Food Division is to open a new site in Ohio due to demand for its high pressure processing (HPP) products.
ConAgra Foods saved $22m in 2012 through sustainability initiatives, such as cutting landfill waste and carbon emissions and optimising packaging.
A group of small-to-medium-sized enterprises along with multinationals Nestlé and Valor have embarked on a project to improve chocolate tempering using ultrasound.
German meat processing machinery exports are shifting to developing markets such as South America and Asia, according to German food processing and packaging machinery association VDMA.
FlexLink has launched a conveyor platform aimed at tackling product flexibility, capacity issues and lower operating costs.