January 20, 2022

Processing and Packaging

Michelle Bryson named Global Sustainable Packaging Leader

BW Packaging Systems, the packaging equipment arm of Barry-Wehmiller, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Bryson to the role of Global Sustainable Packaging Leader. Bryson will lead the development of a sustainability roadmap for BW Packaging Systems, and collaborate with team members and customers on several fronts, including the usage of responsible materials,

GEA: Improving chicken product yields

Food processors know that with margins under pressure every dollar counts. Balancing production costs, yields and product quality all whilst keeping consumers satisfied is not an easy job, which is why leading technology provider GEA is launching its Signature Chicken solution in the United States at the 2022 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) show

Call to participate in PepsiCo’ Middle East accelerator program

PepsiCo looks to promote sustainable packaging through Middle East accelerator program The Greenhouse Accelerator: MENA Sustainability Edition is now accepting applications from small businesses in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to help them launch and scale innovative concepts that reduce packaging waste. In late 2021, PepsiCo launched its newest Greenhouse Accelerator with

Tetra Laval donates 10 million Euros to support UNICEF

Tetra Laval, the parent group of Sidel, Tetra Pak and DeLaval, announced today a 10-million Euro contribution in support of UNICEF’s work to deliver COVID-19 vaccines globally. The donation will contribute to UNICEF’s efforts to strengthen global vaccine equity, especially in lower-income countries. Since early 2021, UNICEF has delivered more than 700 million doses of

Over 30 partners commit to the use of plastic food packaging

Coalition Food2Food 2.0 includes more than 30 chain partners committed to the circular use of plastic food packaging. On Friday, December 3rd, the kick-off meeting of the “Coalition Food2Food 2.0” took place. This coalition includes more than 30 supply chain partners committed to the circular use of plastic. The focus is on an industrial test of CurvCode, a Dutch innovation for separating

Winterhalter’ latest UC dishwasher: Sustainable, money-saving & ultra-efficient

The latest UC undercounter dishwasher from Winterhalter has an innovative wash field design that saves 25% in water usage, yet delivers the very highest standards of hygienic cleaning power.  The wash arm features clever nozzle geometry that optimizes the flow of water, not only saving on water usage but also reducing the consumption of both

Melodea Spearheads new era in sustainable packaging

Green-Tech start-up’s recyclable cellulose coated packaging serves higher ethical standards, reduces plastic waste Green-tech start-up Melodea, Ltd. joins the sustainable packaging scene to take on the plastic waste crisis. The company developed MelOx™, a high-performance, plant-sourced barrier coating that protects packaged products from oxygen and oil and grease transmission. The company also developed Melodea VBcoat™

FMI, a leading B2B event in Indonesia’s F&B manufacturing industry

Food Manufacturing Indonesia (FMI) is an international event specialized in F&B Manufacturing Industry which scopes include ingredients, processing technologies, packaging, logistics, and many related industries. This show is a B2B event where all key players and decision-makers from the F&B industry will have great opportunities to meet up and share their latest products, technologies, and

UK’s first chia seeds grower sees a 50% decrease in agri-seeds wastage

Fairking Ltd, an Essex-based farmer, and cleaner of low quantities of seeds and special applications such as chia, borage, quinoa, echium, and camelina, required an optical sorter to process its varying products and batch sizes quickly and efficiently. Since investing in the SORTEX A, the company has been able to recover over half of its

ALIPLAST and HASI, the winning combination

HASI (Herambiente Servizi Industriali), the leading Italian company in industrial waste management, and Aliplast, a leader in plastic recovery and recycling, are both part of Gruppo Herambiente. The two companies work together to serve clients in different industries.  Their partnership focuses on the management of projects aimed at reducing and recovering waste, offering a unique

IFE Manufacturing 2022, a showcase for processing & packaging technology solutions

The food industry is the UK’s largest manufacturing sector and generates £121 billion annually. With such growth and potential for businesses within the UK, IFE Manufacturing, taking place on 21-23 March 2022 at ExCeL London, is the first real opportunity for suppliers to showcase their processing and packaging technology to prestigious buyers from across the

IPACK-IMA processing and packaging stops in Dubai ahead of May 2022 edition

On 8th November the international B2B trade show will focus on sustainability with the ‘Processing & Packaging Stories’ dedicated to the MEA region IPACK-IMA has presented in Dubai, within the Expo framework, the contents and goals of the next edition of the technologies and materials exhibition to be held in Milan from 3rd to 6th of May. As part of

Alto-Shaam Promotes Lucy McQuillan to Chief Commercial Officer

Alto-Shaam, an industry-leading commercial kitchen equipment manufacturer, has promoted Lucy McQuillan to the newly created role of Chief Commercial Officer. As a high-ranking member of the executive leadership team, Lucy will drive long-term, sustainable growth for the company and its partners. She will also lead the company’s commercial efforts, including the development and execution of