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HpE Process cuts the amount of waste generated by sauces for Unilever as it celebrates BSS Systems partnership

HpE Process has signed a deal with BSS Systems to supply hygienic products to the industrial market sector after being asked by Unilever to cut the amount of waste generated by sauces.

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Pump Engineering launches CSF MAN pumps for low and high viscosity products

Pump Engineering has launched the CSF MAN range of cavity pumps for transferring products and ingredients in the food and beverage industry. 

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tna sees increasing demand for healthier snacks with fun flavours, formats and sizes

There is an increasing demand for healthier snacks with innovative flavours, formats and sizes and this trend will continue to grow over the coming years, according to tna.

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Serac Roll N Blow free samples

Serac is giving away free samples of its Roll N Blow technology for PP thermoforming.

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Stable Micro Systems hatches suite of egg testing tools

Stable Micro Systems has launched a suite of egg testing tools in conjunction with its TA.XT Express texture analyser.

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Schaeffler launches Halal and Kosher-certified bearing grease

Schaeffler UK has introducing a rolling bearing grease certified for use in both Halal and Kosher food processing environments.

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A 3D printer for foods and a dry cleaning system for ham and pork shoulder among Bta award winners

Bta Barcelona Food Technology held the first of its Bta Innova and Bta Emprende awards at Hispack 2015 this month.

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Hosokawa Bepex files patent for quick mass change on chocolate production equipment

Hosokawa Bepex which supplies production equipment for the confectionery industry has developed a concept for quick mass changes for chocolate, which has been filed for patent.

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Nutrimentum DIVEs into food processing sector, filing a patent on antioxidant storage container

Researchers at Nutrimentum, in Italy, have filed a patent on a food container called DIVE (Device for Increasing Vibrational Energy), an electric device for the conservation and storage of foods.

Oxifree anti-corrosion resin becomes official supplier for Kellogg’s UK

Following successful pilot projects with Kellogg’s, Meadow Vale Foods and food processors ABP, Oxifree anti-corrosion resin has signed an agreement as the official supplier for Kellogg’s UK.

No cracks here: EVT Egg Counter revolutionizes food processing industry

Eye Vision Technology (EVT) has launched Egg Counter, an EyeVision software to separate and count eggs on a production line.

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Stay Fresh Foods to open second HPP center

Stay Fresh Foods is to open its second HPP tolling center in New Jersey next month.

Solvay's Amodel PPA and KetaSpire PEEK wins NSF approval in food processing

Solvay Specialty Polymers has received National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) approval for seven Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) and KetaSpire polyetheretherketone (PEEK) resin grades under its NSF/ANSI 51 standard for food equipment materials. 

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European SprayDry Technologies scoops Queen's Award for outstanding export growth

European SprayDry Technologies has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise for achieving 2,375% growth in export earnings over the last three years.

Extruded snack innovation: In-lab trials, healthier NPD and 3D shaping

Extruded snack makers are using low output machines to run R&D tests in-house and many are working to develop healthier variants and inventive shapes, say equipment suppliers.

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QC Industries launches HydroClean sanitary conveyors

QC Industries has launched what it claims are the first modular belt conveyors that can be disassembled without tools to make cleaning quick and easy.

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‘Hyperspectral imaging & intelligent software and algorithms – Key trends for digital sorters’

Morada Nut Company has partnered with Key Technology to install its Taurys laser sorter, to remove foreign material (FM) and defects at its walnut shelling plant.

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tna: ‘Sustainability and reduction of product waste is driving automation & controls technology’

Food manufacturers are looking to boost their ‘green credentials’ with sustainability and reduction of product waste, particularly in finished product, according to tna.

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Spiroflow Holdings plans to become one of the Top 50 worldwide system integrators in two years

Spiroflow Holdings has acquired Food Control Solutions, and says it plans to become one of the top 50 worldwide system integrators in two years.

EFSA evaluates the safety of ‘PET-M’ recycling process

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has evaluated the recycling processes for plastic waste, according to Commission Regulation (EC) No 282/2008 on recycled plastic materials intended to come into contact with foods and amending Regulation (EC) No 2023/2006.

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