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Scientists create food powder from waste, increasing shelf life from two weeks to two years

04-Aug-2015 - Three students from Lund University in Sweden have set up a business called Fopo (freeze dried food powder) buying expired fruit and vegetables and turning it into food powder to resell back into the F&B market.

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Acquisitions & investments roundup: Sealed Air; CCI; Goss International and Sonoco

CC Industries (CCI) has acquired Selig Sealing Products (Selig) which designs and manufactures closure liners for the food and beverage industry, among others.

Bio-on and Cristal Union to open ‘World first’ advanced biopolymer plant as TerraVerdae BioWorks scales up commercial production of its PHA Bioplastics

Bio-on and Cristal Union have partnered to create France's first facility for the production of PHAs bioplastic from sugar beet co-products, in the same week TerraVerdae BioWorks announced it will scale-up production of its biodegradable PHA bioplastics from waste-derived methanol.

GEA acquires Italian mozzarella and pizza cheese equipment firm CMT

GEA has acquire CMT, an Italian company that specialises in equipment for the production of mozzarella and pizza cheese.

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Hot chips! Frito-Lay files European patent for microwaveable snack packs

Frito-Lay has developed a microwaveable snack pack that enables consumers to heat chips before eating.

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