September 25, 2021

Month: January 2020

GEA OxyCheck is the world's first non-invasive oxygen measurement system for MAP. It is integrated into the GEA PowerPak packaging machine. (Photo: GEA)

GEA OXYCHECK CLEARED TO ENTER THE U.S

After receiving approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (U.S. FDA) GEA begins sales of the innovative GEA OxyCheck in this important market. OxyCheck is the world’s first in-line measurement system that can check the oxygen content and seal integrity of every single package in a modified atmosphere packaging line. With GEA OxyCheck, every

Gulfood 2020 focused on “Rethinking Food”, France’s opportunity to launch Taste France

GULFOOD 2020 FOCUSED ON “RETHINKING FOOD”

Business France, the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, will be supporting business opportunities between French producers and importers, key buyers, and food industry experts visiting Gulfood. This year, 80 French exhibitors will be part of Gulfood, the world’s largest annual food and beverage trade exhibition. This show will be the

The Lipofoods™ brand, was previously part of the Lubrizol Life Science Beauty business. Lipofoods Nutraceutical Ingredients is now the umbrella brand for the new Nutraceutical Division within LLS Health and includes all existing brands and product platforms for microencapsulated minerals and botanicals. The transition gives the Lipofoods brand strong global infrastructure for driving more innovative solutions to the expanding nutraceuticals market.

LIPOFOODS JOINS LUBRIZOL LIFE SCIENCE

BARCELONA, January 28, 2020 — On January 1, Lipofoods SLU became a part of the Health Business of Lubrizol Life Science (LLS Health), strengthening the organization’s global presence and providing support to advance its growth in the rapidly developing nutraceutical market. The Lipofoods™ brand, was previously part of the Lubrizol Life Science Beauty business. Lipofoods

Caffè Carraro launches compostable “A Modo Mio” compatible capsules

CAFFÈ CARRARO LAUNCHES COMPATIBLE CAPSULES

The new capsules were unveiled at the latest “Marca” exhibition, which took place in Bologna, Italy on 15 and 16 January 2020. They have joined “Nespresso” compatible capsules as part of the eco-friendly selection. The company’s presence at the event in Bologna underlined not only its tireless commitment to sustainability but also its dedication to

SOFRUPAK CHOOSES NATUREFLEX

Polish soft fruit packaging producer, SoFruPak, has chosen Futamura’s renewable and compostable NatureFlex™ films for the windows in its soft fruit tray lids. NatureFlex™ is made from responsibly managed wood pulp and is certified by TÜV Austria OK Compost for home composting while meeting the EN13432 EU standards for industrial composting. SoFruPak has partnered with

red apple fruit

EUROPEAN COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN “KNOW APPLE

Unspoiled nature, majestic mountain ranges, unique and distinctive climate, rocky and mineral-rich soil of the Italian Alps: these are the essential elements that allow Trentino-Alto Adige to produce excellent apples.European quality and sustainable agriculture are the two pillars on which “Know Apple” is based, the three-year European communication and in-training campaign of Assomela, the Italian

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MICHAEL KÖNIG APPOINTED

Michael König (56), CEO of Elkem ASA, has joined the Supervisory Board of Symrise AG. The Hildesheim District Court named Michael König to the Supervisory Board effective as of 15 January 2020. He will stand for election by the shareholders at the Symrise Annual General Meeting on 6 May 2020. Mr König will succeed Dr

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GOOD NEWS FOR BARBECUE FANS

Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States that look, taste and cook like a sausage should. In Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Sausage will be available in Bratwurst and Chorizo styles. It will

FIRMENICH RECOGNIZED AS MOST SUSTAINABLE

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company, has announced that it has been recognized as the Most Sustainable Company in the Flavour and Fragrances Industry by World Finance magazine. Acknowledged as a global leader in sustainability alongside a select group of top companies including Audi, Havas and Logitech, Firmenich was praised for its comprehensive approach

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REVIVAL OF THE EASYLID® SYSTEM

In the case of deli products, trays with reclosable lids are a common sight. This packaging system allows for convenient handling, safe storage of opened packs, and excellent protection of the product against premature deterioration. Such trays are often supplied with a snap-on lid, in addition to the top film that provides the hermetic seal. SEALPAC introduced a whole new

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PHARMACTIVE BIOTECH PRODUCTS INTRODUCES NEW EXTRACT

Pharmactive Biotech Products S.L. introduces its new generation of aged black garlic extract for functional food applications and the culinary market, launched under the brand ABG10+®. The extract is obtained from fresh garlic (Allium Sativum L.) that has been aged, a process that alters the physicochemical properties of garlic resulting in profoundly enhanced antioxidant and cardioprotective

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NEW INK ADDED TO LINX RANGE

Linx Printing Technologies has introduced an ink specially formulated to resist moisture, color change, and transference. It is ideal for consistent coding through the pouch and can retort applications where the contents are cooked in the packaging after they are coded. The new Linx Black retort ink 1077 has been specifically developed for the company’s

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LEYBOLD LAUNCHES TWO VACUUM CALCULATION AND SIMULATION TOOLS

Vacuum technology specialist, Leybold, has developed two new online tools to assist customer’s pump choice and layout of complete vacuum systems: The Pump Finder and the calculation tool LEYCALC. With these new web-based tools, users can select and build their vacuum solutions online. They are designed to be used for two different use cases: The

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FREE FROM FUNCTIONAL FOOD & HEALTH INGREDIENTS

Free From Functional Food & Health Ingredients, Europe’s leading innovation platform for the free from, organic, vegan, functional and ingredient food industries returns to Amsterdam for its North Edition. Next year the 8th edition of the exhibition will be held at RAI Amsterdam on 24th – 25th June 2020. To reflect this dynamic and rapidly

Poeth's current management team, bringing together Marc Peerlings, Loe Verheijen, Paul Roefs, and Hans Peeters, has taken over 100% of the shares of Poeth B.V., established in Tegelen. On 24 December 2018, the members officially signed the takeover and afterwards made the decision public.

MANAGEMENT TAKES OVER POETH SOLIDS PROCESSING

Poeth’s current management team, bringing together Marc Peerlings, Loe Verheijen, Paul Roefs, and Hans Peeters, has taken over 100% of the shares of Poeth B.V., established in Tegelen. On 24 December 2018, the members officially signed the takeover and afterwards made the decision public.Owners of the companyManagement is taking over the company from the current