May 20, 2022

IFFA 2022 concludes exceeding expectations

The global meat and protein industry seized every minute of IFFA from 14 to 19 May: for intensive networking, to see innovations and to do business. Sustainable production, automated processes and digitalization in all areas of processing, packaging and sales characterized the range of products at the booths. The high interest in alternative proteins also

BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2022: Unpackaged and new packaging solutions

• Exhibitors at BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2022 focus on unpackaged and new packaging solutions Analyzing the value chain for a given product will eventually lead you to the crucial question of packaging. How much is needed? And how little is still enough? After all, foodstuffs need a long shelf life, for example, and hygiene standards

GNT reveals ambitious targets in the food color market

EXBERRY® Coloring Foods supplier GNT has published a major new report that sets out its plans to become the leader in its field on sustainability. Each year, GNT produces more than 11,500 metric tons of EXBERRY® concentrates from edible fruit, vegetables, and plants – enough to color over 40 billion servings of food and drink. To ensure the company

Real-time communication via 5G with Profinet

Siemens at Hannover Messe, Hall 9, Booth D49 – both on site and virtually, from May 30th to June 2nd.  Siemens enables the transmission of Profinet IO via a private 5G network, which allows data to be transmitted in real time for industrial applications. This is made possible by the VXLAN (Virtual Extensible LAN) transmission

PROBAT awarded again for outstanding corporate management

With groundbreaking solutions for all aspects of coffee processing, PROBAT has received the Best Managed Companies Award for the second time in a row. The award is the seal of quality for exemplary entrepreneurial thinking and acting. This special award is presented by Deloitte, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and Credit Suisse in cooperation with the

Packaging Speaks Green: Now all eyes on 2023 edition

The curtain has just fallen on a successful second edition of Packaging Speaks Green, the international forum promoting the culture of sustainability and circular economy, held in conjunction with Ipack-Ima and Greenplast. As shown by the figures, it was a much wanted and much awaited event: over 400 participants and 46 speakers, including 20 from abroad, enlivened

Arla Foods Ingredients receives positive EFSA opinion

Arla Foods Ingredients has secured a positive opinion on its Novel Food application for Bovine Milk Osteopontin ingredient Lacprodan® OPN-10. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published an opinion that Bovine Milk Osteopontin (OPN) is safe for use in infant formula (IF), follow-on formula and ready-to-eat dairy-based meals for children. When this process is complete,

The new barbecue culture: Enjoy vegan

Go for the grate! 200 g steak, vegan chicken breast & Co ensure vegan grilling pleasure Juicy, tender and with an incomparable taste. Only the best goes on the grill! Whether plant-based steak or unique vegan chicken breast, fresh salads, delicious sauces and a fully set table on the terrace, in the garden or on

Spirit of optimism: New perspectives for the meat and protein industry

The outlook for the meat and protein industry and its suppliers is positive despite difficult underlying conditions. German production of process technology for this sector rose to a peak in 2021, and exports were also at a record level despite the pandemic. The German butchery trade also reports a high willingness to invest. At IFFA

Ingredion to showcase innovation in plant-based proteins and sugar reduction at Vitafoods Europe

Inspired by increased consumer demand for healthier food and beverages, Ingredion will showcase two delicious recipe prototypes at this year’s in-person and virtual Vitafoods Europe, Geneva. Designed specifically for the event, these unique recipes will highlight how the latest ingredient innovations can help food and beverage manufacturers develop and formulate great-tasting zero sugar and high-protein