Blendhub Corp. has set up its third Portable Powder Blending plant (PPB) in Mexico, after Spain and India, as it plans to open 40 factories in the next three years claiming processed food sales will reach $8trillion in 2016.
‘Informed lubricant choices can improve equipment efficiency and reduce maintenance costs but grease selection is often an overlooked aspect of industrial production, according to ExxonMobil.
Liquid Light has signed an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for its technology to create mon-ethylene glycol (MEG) from CO2 as part of the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) firm PlantBottle Packaging Program.
Sidel claims the beverage industry could be more sustainable, with a stronger focus on the package and packaging technologies to deliver completely green products.
JBT Corporation has acquired Stork Food & Dairy Systems (SFDS), a filling and sterilization solutions provider for €47m.
It has been a busy time in the food and beverage processing and packaging arena for acquisitions. Let FoodProductionDaily guide you through some of the more notable ones this week.
PacMoore Products, a US food-grade dry ingredient contract processing and packaging firm, has opened the PacMoore Innovation Lab.
Two scientists have created a best practice case study for filling a HTF (Heat Transfer Fluid) system, commissioned by a company in Scandinavia, designed to hold 100 metric tons of a synthetic HTF.
Fispal Technology 2015, an international fair for packaging, process and logistics for the food and beverage industry, took place between June 23-26, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
The Comet Group and Bühler are to work together to develop applications based on ebeam technology.
Nestlé is investing $120m in a 175,000m² manufacturing facility in Dubai to produce Nescafé coffee and Maggi products, creating 400 jobs.
The European Commission has launched a €71k proposal for a feasibility study on Solar Energy for the Food Industry.
Seifi Ghasemi, CEO, Air Products, has spoken of his sympathy for victim, Herve Cornara, following an attack at the company’s ' facility in L'Isle-d'Abeau, France.
JBT has expanded its Frigoscandia line of spiral freezers and chillers with its GYRoCOMPACT 60 Spiral Freezer, using 65% less energy.
Tetra Pak claims it is the first company to use electron beams (eBeams) to replace hydrogen peroxide H₂O₂, in its carton filling machines.
Tetra Pak announced the launch of its E3 filling machine with eBeam technology at Fispal Technologia this week.
The University of Lincoln is developing a fully automated robotic harvesting system for broccoli using a 3D camera, thanks to a £70m grant from Agri-Tech Catalyst.
Global demand for food processing machinery will rise by 7.6% per annum to $73bn in 2019, according to The Freedonia Group industry research firm.
Cargill has opened a European chiller plant in Hereford, UK, enhancing its quality and food safety and says it is the first processor in the UK to introduce Robotics packing, which can process up to 240 breast fillets per minute.
Fire and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) teams are on the scene of an ammonia leak at the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant in Speedway, Indianapolis, US.
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