Kellogg is forging ahead with sustainability goals by offsetting half of the electricity use at its waffle plant in California using fuel cell technology, its chief sustainability officer says.
Amcor Flexibles has optimized its ‘bag-in-box’ technology to offer greater protection against contamination of products like cereals from carton board, inks or the environment, it says.
Mitsubishi Electric, Scorpion Vision and Quasar Automation have joined forces to create a robot that can put decorative icing onto cakes.
Interchangeable frozen dough machines for the cookie sector enable manufacturers to cater to booming demands for fresh-baked cookies, Baker Perkins says.
Maple Leaf Foods subsidiary, Canada Bread Company, is selling Olivieri Foods to Ebro Foods, Madrid, for approximately $120m.
Private equity firm Wind Point Partners is rumored to sell off Hearthside Food Solutions for more than $1bn, according to Reuters news agency.
The baking industry is acting on energy efficiency but cost comes first and this can block speedy progress, says the Carbon Trust.
Nano emissive coatings designed to protect the NASA shuttle are being used in industrial baking ovens to slash energy use, and patent-owner AMF Bakery Systems says the results are impressive.
US-based Air Management Technologies was among the winners for IBIE’s B.E.S.T. in baking awards that acknowledges efforts in sustainability. In this exclusive video, its president says the ultimate goal is...
The pressure from the world of retail for bakers to go green and reduce environmental impact has never been tougher and is a “cultural change” for industry, the president of BEMA says....
A weaker US dollar has helped drive international business for spiral conveyor specialist G&F Systems, a senior associate says.
Baked goods often lack consistency which poses problems when using robotics in the production line, Arr-Tech Automation Technology says.
The higher minimum wage set for the US state of California will see more bakeries turning to automation and robots, says bakery equipment supplier All Bake Technologies.
IBIE 2013 has a fantastic educational program lined up from tips for gluten-free and whole grain use, to insight on food safety regulations and labeling laws. BakeryandSnacks takes a look...
Flavor Shakes, which makes containers for sugar sprinkles and spices, has saved the company thousands of dollars by creating a patent for stackable plastic containers.
A specialized education center is training the next generation of food processing talent, helping manufacturers keep up evolving technology.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) is developing the UK’s first food engineering degree in response to a “scary” shortage of young people and women in food science.
A donut factory has come under fire for dozens of health food violations, including bakery scrapers and spatulas stored in soiled and moldy water, flies on food and dirty hands....
EPP has launched its Ultimix planetary mixers by VMI for plant bakers and food manufacturers.
North America and Europe can learn a lot about cakes from Japan – a market that is significantly advanced in terms of innovation in the field, says cake machinery firm...
Borregaard's vanillin and ethyl vanillin plant in Norway has acquired the food safety certification FSSC22000 to distinguish it from a rise in competitors.
Food manufacturing jobs have soared in July after renewed consumer interest in gluten-free products, according to ISM (The Institute for Supply Management).
Using animal-inspired evolutionary algorithms can improve production efficiency and cut costs in bakeries, new research finds.
Grupo Bimbo will pump 20 million pesos ($1.5m) into a new eco-friendly distribution center in Mexico City as part of its drive towards a fully sustainable supply chain.
International food packager and processor tna has appointed former HBTS employee Ekaterina Krakovskaya as regional sales manager for Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and the Baltics.
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