April 21, 2021

Germinated oilseed hemp – the superfood, is entering the market

In Finland, plans to build up a superfood processing line based on germination by malting were published recently. After an EU consultation round, Golden Malt & Foodfarm were granted market authorization for their superfood processing line of germinated oilseed hemp. According to the recently arrived statement, hemp seeds that are germinated by malting are not

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PSA breaks out the bubbly

To help craft beverage producers meet the growing demand for hard seltzers, ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktails, sparkling wines, and higher-carbonation beers, Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA), a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company with nearly 130 years of canning experience, has introduced the CB50C counter-pressure integrated canning line. Employing six individual filling heads and a single-head seamer, the CB50C uses isobarometric

Pharmactive Enters a Nutra meets Pharma Initiative

Pharmactive Biotech, S.L., is tapping into the pharmaceutical market with its leading branded ingredients, such as affron® saffron extract, for supporting mental health. The company has appointed Paul Clayton, PhD as Chair of its scientific advisory board. Together with Pharmactive’s medical advisor, Carlos Galmarini, MD, PhD, they will lead this strategic move for Pharmactive. “Including

EcoCortec® Plant: Stretch Hoods powered by Nano VpCI®

Stretch hoods are among the fastest-growing packaging techniques for the shipment of palletized goods. Inrecognition of this trend, Croatian bioplastics plant EcoCortec ® has designed specialty plastomer materialsolutions to further revolutionize the stretch hood packaging market. Cor-Pak® Stretch Hoods poweredby Nano VpCI® are the ultimate high-performance stretch hood films for corrosion protection of ferrousand non-ferrous

A laminating film that stops spreading coronavirus

Nobody will tell how long this pandemic will still last but, at least, books, secondary packaging and anypaper product laminated with Derprosa Antimicrobial will help prevent the spread of the Covid-19. It is effective against coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease which has resulted in the pandemic that has plagued our society for

PACCOR lays out pioneering packaging solutions

PACCOR has an extensive product portfolio offering many sizes and different shapes for a wide variety ofcontents. Nevertheless, as a leading global player in the packaging industry, the company is continuouslysearching for new materials that their packaging solutions meet current market trends. Now PACCOR isready to present several new PP products developed in the last

RBS brings Nico Roesler onboard

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of snack production systems, has named Nico Roesler as North American Pretzel and Snack Equipment Sales Manager. In his new role, Nico will be responsible for direct sales efforts and project support with existing and future RBS customers in North America. “We are excited to

VDMA: Web-talk series on confectionery technology

Starting on May 11, the VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association is launching a web talk series together with its member companies on innovative production and packaging ideas for chocolate products, sugar confectionery, snacks, wafers and cookies.   There is hardly any segment in the food industry launching more product innovations on the market

SIG: New production unit in Mexico

SIG today announced that it will construct a new plant in Queretaro, Mexico to serve North American markets. The plant will further expand SIG’s global production network and will enable the company to build on its strong track record of growth in North America. Through its existing sales and service presence, SIG has been able

Bread and cakes, a tale of two concepts!

When assessing consumer response to the bakery, it is impossible to put bread and cakes in the same basket. Bread is seen as an everyday staple with health and nutritional benefits, while cakes are pleasurable indulgences for more occasional use. It is very much a tale of two concepts. The assesment was consucted by Innova

For meat massaging and more

Importing and exporting used machinery for the food industry from all over the world for more than 30 years, Van Zutphen BV displays two of its products. Interestingly, the Röschermatic vacuumtumbler is a machinery used for massaging or mixing meat, poultry, fish, vegetables and pre-cooked products. It has a capacity of 200 liters. The CFS

Global Food Summit, lending a voice to the future of food

The Digital Global Food Summit will be an Online event and will be conducted in English. Dates: April 28th & 29th 2021 9.00 amLocation: Digital & Live from Wagner Salons at Theresienhöhe, Munich, GermanyProgram: HERE you will find the link to the programRegistration Link: HERE you can find the link to the registration The first Online Digital Global Food

IPI: Grow with Caliz!

One of the world’s leading suppliers of aseptic carton packaging for the beverage and liquid food industry, IPI Italy has recently released a video of its latest product packaging innovation. Aseptic carton packaging innovation has a new Caliz, which is designed for a strong shelf impact, perfect handling and a pleasant pour-from and drink-from experience. Made up to 90% from renewable

UCIMA: Create a map of potential “community factory”

A total of 37 Italian packaging machinery manufacturers have responded to Confindustria’s appeal to voluntarily make their sites available for use in the national Covid-19 vaccination programme. A large number of companies based in many areas of the country have responded to the call to create a map of potential “community factory” sites throughout Italy,

Divestment of Natural Colors to EQT closes

A global, differentiated bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, Chr. Hansen Holding A/S and EQT announced the completion of the transaction announced on September 26, 2020, whereby EQT and Chr. Hansen Holding A/S entered into an agreement with the purpose of EQT to acquire the Natural