Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has introduced its EZ Test EZ-X line of tabletop testing equipment, designed to meet a variety of different analytical needs.
In this special guest article, UPM Raflatac explains to FoodProductionDaily.com all about shadow print, which is an inseparable part of the self-adhesive labelstock and the finished label.
BASF, Sonoco and Ahlstrom have all announced price increases in the last week to recover outgoing expenses.
French chocolatier Jacquot has installed two new CJ400 printers from Linx Printing Technologies as it replaces printers across its factory in Troyes, France.
Audits are not just about ticking boxes and companies need to show a systematic and preventive approach to ensure food safety, according to LRQA.
Rice quality issues contribute to $3.39bn a year at least in global costs to the food industry from rice waste, significantly boosting the importance of quality testing.
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.
Organic growth and acquisition has led to Mocon creating four global business units: US-based Permeation; Industrial Analysers and Microbial Detection; and Package Testing, based in Denmark.
Eurofins reported solid growth in food testing in the first financial quarter of 2013, which also helped offset negative impacts on revenue in France, according to the bioanalysis firm.
Food firms need to ensure transparency and traceability up and downstream in their supply chain to minimise risk, according to Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).
Lack of time is the greatest barrier to providing effective food safety training, according to more than seven in 10 food and drink processors globally surveyed by Campden BRI.
UK food processors could save £120,000 (€141,000) through eco-friendly factory design, according to Chalcroft Construction, which specialises in food industry projects.
UK firm Starfrost has defended traditional freezing methods against claims by cryogenic freezing proponents that they have greater environmental impact and are less efficient.
Gap analysis or training audits are the best methods to start building a food safety program, according to AIB International.
Private label is not a typical client customer relationship, it is a partnership and that’s where Trace One comes in, said Phillippe Auroi, product and market director Europe at the company.
The UK’s largest private brewer, Wells & Young’s, says that investing in new coding and marking technology from Domino has enabled it to significantly cut costs and increase productivity.
The food and drink industry is tackling risks associated with volatile supply chains, such as recalls, through innovation, according to a joint research paper from Campden BRI and JLT Specialty.
The desperate need to improve supply chain efficiency was the core message of the Sustainable Foods Summit in San Francisco in the US, which ran from January 22-23.
German beverage filling and packaging giant Krones has bought a 26% stake in German intralogistical supplier Klug, and says it will stop supplying such solutions through its loss-making in-house business.
Bosch Packaging Technology's new Gemini 4 robot control system for packaging machinery could boost performance and increase production efficiency, according to the firm.
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