January 21, 2021

Technology & Sustainability

FrieslandCampina to avoid huge production of new plastic

When it comes to savings, we say ‘a penny saved is a penny earned’. Similarly, avoiding the production of plastic is the best way to care for future generations and to reduce carbon footprint. The dairy cooperative, FrieslandCampina is switching to 100% rPet bottles from February 2021. The FrieslandCampina group has announced that starting from

Bühler and DIL: Work together on meat substitutes

Bühler AG announces strategic partnership with the DIL Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e. V. to work together on the next generation of extruded meat substitutes.  Swiss technology group Bühler AG and the DIL Deutsches Institut for Lebensmitteltechnik e. V., a research institute focusing on food technology and food science, have teamed up to develop new

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#Veganuary2021: Saying no to ‘food of animal origin’

Nestlé and Domino Pizza among the supporters of the initiative Seven years ago, the Veganuary initiative was launched in United Kingdom, it’s the proposal to try to spend the whole month of January without eating food of animal origin or at least meat, to make an active contribution to the fight against climate change through

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Southeast Asia embraces plant-based innovation

ProVeg Asia and World Animal Protection Launch Food Innovation Challenge ProVeg Asia will launch the Food Innovation Challenge across Southeast Asia, in partnership with World Animal Protection, as the region accelerates its support for plant-based innovation. The challenge, launching on 11 January 2021, aims to reduce the consumption of animal products to support global health,

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The way we cook can have a huge impact on the environment

New research results under the direction of Dr. Christian Reynolds of the Center for Food Policy suggest that the way we cook can have a huge impact on the environment For many people, the Christmas days this year will look very different than usual. However, there are also positive changes that you can indulge in.

GEA honored “Contractor of the Year 2020”

GEA honored again with prestigious RAC Cooling Industry Awards Another award for the serial winner in this competition, the machinery and equipment manufacturer and technology leader GEA: The British Refrigeration & Air Conditioning magazine (RAC) has now honored GEA with the RAC Cooling Industry Awards in the category “Contractor of the Year 2020”. The globally

Plant-based diet

B2F vision 2025: More plant-based diet, better food, abundant supply

Build your own Plant-based Foods EcoSystem!  Partnering since 2019 in the Global Plant-Based Foods Ecosystem to accelerate the transition towards a more plant-based diet, with better foods, produced in a sustainable way, as well as increase food security with an abundant supply of proteins for food, feed, and pet food markets. Innovation, Research & Development Leaders from

Mettler-Toledo adds Augmented Reality Customer Support

COVID-19 proof Augmented Reality Customer Support protects production uptime and costs irrespective of manufacturing location  Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is leading the way for product inspection manufacturers with the inclusion of remote Augmented Reality (AR) Customer Support. The new service enables remote identification of the cause of product inspection equipment issues and facilitates Mettler-Toledo engineers to instruct on-site

C-Range of bio-plastic packaging materials from KM Packaging

‘Plant to pack and then back to compost’

Global flexible packaging and lidding films supplier KM Packaging has launched a new range of compostable products. The C-Range of bio-plastic packaging materials includes shrink wrap, stretch wrap, adhesive tape, nets and bags. It enhances KM’s portfolio of sustainable flexible packaging solutions and offers customers a wider range of choice. The bio-plastic products have been

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COVID-19 mobile testing units from Siemens and Auto-Info

Closed system operation for patients and medical personnel’s safetyContamination protection with flexible, scalable HVAC control solutionCompliant with healthcare industry standardsEasy installation and operation from anywhere Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) has teamed up with Auto-Info to jointly develop a modular COVID-19 examination unit. The mobile lab structure and system have been designed to avoid contamination among

Nestlé Brazil introduces paper straws from SIG on all NESCAU carton packs

Paper alternative removes 300 million plastic straws per year In partnership with SIG, a leading systems and solutions provider for aseptic carton packaging, Nestlé Brazil now brings its complete NESCAU beverage range to the market in SIG’s Combibloc Mini carton packs, with SIG’s innovative, renewable and recyclable paper straw solution. This important change helps to

Bühler’s LALA: The industry’s first rake unit for paddy pre-cleaning

The industry’s first rake unit for paddy pre-cleaning, Bühler’s LALA removes long impurities by as much as 80%, while improving safety and boosting staff retention. One of the most common challenges facing rice producers is the presence of long impurities in their paddy. Items such as straws and strings from jute bags can frequently clog downstream

GEA Red Series Heat Pumps: Improved Efficiency, Flexibility and Capacity

Two years after introducing the Red series heat pumps GEA RedAstrum and GEA RedGenium, GEA has launched new versions which considerably improve their application range. All models are now available with an ammonia cascade evaporator making them compatible with any refrigeration system. In addition, three new sizes join the GEA RedAstrum series extending the range

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

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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