July 31, 2021

Macfrut 2021 to host 4th International Asparagus Days

The asparagus supply chain will be in the spotlight at Macfrut (7-9 September 2021 in Rimini) during the fourth edition of the International Asparagus Days (IAD). This event, which will feature a series of conferences, field demonstrations and technical visits to companies, aims to be a “fair within a fair”, coordinated by Luciano Trentini and

Henkel Sustainability Days

After the successful debut of the Sustainability Forum in 2020, Henkel Packaging and Consumer Goods Adhesives will continue and enlarge the event under the new name of Sustainability Days in 2021. Bringing together the entire value chain in the field of packaging and consumer goods, Henkel has established a strong platform for knowledge transfer and

Siemens’ new natural extinguishing agents protect business continuity in critical areas

Siemens Smart Infrastructure introduces its new natural agent extinguishing portfolio, Sinorix NXN. Focusing on the protection of lives, assets, and business continuity, the new fire extinguishing portfolio combines simplicity with advanced technology to modernize traditional fire safety. The agents consist of the natural gases argon, nitrogen, and carbon dioxide. They are ideal for specific application

Recycling of filter materials

FILTROX AG, a globally operating company based in the Swiss town of St. Gallen, develops and produces layered filters of various shapes and sizes for use in food production as well as in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. Offcuts produced during the cutting process were previously shredded using two machines and then transported away via

Fruit Attraction 2021 and LIVEConnect: Registration opens for professional visitors

Professionals in the fruit and vegetable sector can now purchase their visitor’s pass to access the great sectoral reunion: Fruit Attraction 2021 The fair, which is organized by IFEMA MADRID and FEPEX will be held live from 5th to 7th October and will once again bring together in Madrid the entire global fruit and vegetable industry community.

Dinnissen Process Technology introduces smart sampling series

From a range of plunger and screw samplers for different applications to their latest Multi-Size Sample Carousel that fully automates sampling of different sample sizes. Why producers sample Producers use sampling to test the quality of their products. Because in order to produce the best possible products, a producer needs to be 100% sure of

Fresh and frozen logistics take the floor

As part of Fresh Food Logistics and Fruit Attraction, Fresh Food Logistic The Summit will take place on 6th and 7th October. The congress, organized by IFEMA MADRID and Alimarket, will give a cross-cutting, 360-degree view of the refrigerated goods market, and is an opportunity to see how the main players in the sector are tackling the challenges posed by

Solabia-Algatech Nutrition launches whole-algae sourced β-glucan

Solabia- Algatech Nutrition, is launching 100% natural whole Euglena gracilis algae BioGlena™ for immune support. This unprocessed source of high-in-demand β-glucan is suitable for daily use for the whole family. BioGlena is produced using proprietary fermentation technology that ensures a high β-glucan content (>55%) in addition to complete protein plus essential vitamins, minerals and fatty

COVAP’s first complete aseptic PET line from Sidel

COVAP, a Spanish cooperative, is one of the major milk producers in Spain. The company hasone of the most technically advanced dairy plants in the whole of Europe and has been a familyof farmers for over 60 years. With a large operating area of 22,650 m2, COVAP can produce400 million liters of milk per year.

Christian Wehrle becomes the CEO of BITZER

The Supervisory Board of BITZER SE has appointed Christian Wehrle, a long-standing member of the Executive Board and Chief Operations Officer, as Chairman of the Executive Board with immediate effect. At the same time Rainer Große-Kracht, member of the Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer, was appointed Vice Chairman of the Executive Board. The responsibilities

Gerber, first US baby food company that commits to carbon neutrality

A leader in early childhood nutrition, Gerber has today become the first U.S. baby food company to announce its commitment to carbon-neutral food products. 100% of Gerber‘s U.S. Organic portfolio and Natural pouches and glass jars are set to be carbon neutral in 2022. The company is also committed to carbon neutrality across its full U.S. baby food portfolio by 2035. Gerber will reach

AAK’s Interim report for the second quarter of 2021

Specialized in plant-based oils that are the value-adding ingredients in many of the products people love to consume, Sweden-based AAK has been making better happen for the last 150 years. AAK’s Interim report for the second quarter 2021 – record-high second quarter despite continued volatility and uncertainty. Report Highlights Total volumes increased by 14 percent,

USDA-NASS Projects Smaller Crop in 2021

The California Almond Objective Measurement Report, published early this week by the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS), estimates that the 2021 crop will come in at 2.8 billion meat pounds, 10 percent below last year’s record of 3.1 billion pounds. The drop comes during a very difficult water year across California and

Sustainability rating agency EcoVadis awards Azelis

After being accoladed with two consecutive Golds from sustainability ratings agency EcoVadis, Azelis is proud to announce it has now been awarded a Platinum rating, the highest distinction in the EcoVadis supplier sustainability rating scheme. With the EcoVadis Platinum grading, Azelis is in the top 1% of all companies assessed by EcoVadis. Highlights & rationale 

IFAD’s new investment programme to boost private funding

Rural businesses, which are so vital for transforming our food systems, will get a much-needed boost from an ambitious new financing programme launched today by the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), as part of its broader efforts to address rising hunger and poverty levels in the world’s poorest countries. The Private Sector Financing

EXBERRY® coloring foods expand the possibilities for cleaner shades

GNT has launched two EXBERRY® Coloring Foods made from turmeric and spirulina, opening up new opportunities for clean-label greens. EXBERRY® Shade Jade Green delivers a bright, bluish-green shade, while EXBERRY® Shade Lime Green provides a yellowish-green hue. The products expand GNT’s range of green Coloring Foods, helping the company cater to the growing global demand for cost-effective green

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