December 1, 2022

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GEA Batch2Flow innovation earns Industry Excellence Award

The increasing global importance on reducing food loss and increasing efficiency in the food supply chain is driving food manufacturers to seek out ways to change their production methods for the better. The award-winning solution called Batch2Flow, designed by technology specialists from GEA, offers such improvements to food manufacturers. An automation food processing solution, Batch2Flow

A trade fair for everyone: An overview of interpack 2023

Lost in the exhibition halls? Not at interpack. In order to help our visitors find everything they are looking for, the fully booked interpack 2023 features a concept for the halls that is based on clear focal points for each industry. No other industry trade fair can compare when it comes to representing the global

ProSweets Cologne 2023 – Special Edition: Good reception among the industry

+++ Twice as many applications as anticipated +++ Exhibition space expanded +++ Early bird rate applies until 15.12.2022 +++ The ProSweets Cologne 2023 – Special Edition is taking place next year from 23.-25.04.2023 parallel to the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair ISM at the Cologne fair grounds. The concept is going down extremely well with

Conagen develops high-purity non-GMO sulforaphane by bioconversion

Commercial production will start in 2023 Expanding on its portfolio of innovative nutritional products through biotechnology, Conagen, announced the development of its 99% high-purity sulforaphane. Made by a proprietary bioconversion technology, the company plans to begin the commercialization path in 2023. Conagen’s bioconversion methods enable the production of sustainable products from many naturally occurring compounds

“World first” bee-free honey moves a step closer

Dutch plant-based ingredients pioneer Fooditive will begin large-scale production trials of the world’s first 100% bee-free honey in the New Year. By mass-producing a bio-identical honey that eliminates the need to intensively farm honeybees, Fooditive aims to create a scalable, provenanced supply. As well as providing all the benefits of traditional honey, this will address

Leybold UK wins Composites UK 2022 Industry Awards

Vacuum equipment specialist Leybold UK, based in Chessington, Surrey, has won the Composites UK 2022 Industry Awards in the Social Impact category. The award was announced and presented to Leybold on the evening of 2 November at the Composites UK Awards Dinner at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham. The Composites UK Social Impact Award

New Industry Challenge Launched to Support Scale Up of Food Tech Start-Ups

A collaboration between Nurasa, A*STAR’s SIFBI and Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre,the Food Tech Start-Up Challenge calls on future changemakers to the food-tech landscape In a collective effort to accelerate the production and commercialisation of sustainable foods in Asia, Nurasa, A*STAR’s Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI) and Trendlines Agrifood Innovation Centre (AFIC) have

Coca-Cola NBC in Nigeria turns to Sidel for ‘the ideal project’

Sidel, the complete line solutions provider, has recently accomplished the installation of its Super Combi high-speed, flexible and digitally empowered packaging line at the Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC). NBC is part of Coca-Cola Hellenic, the Coca-Cola Company’s third largest bottling partner, which sells more than 2 billion unit cases each year to 600 million consumers

Healthy Hedonism: EXBERRY® by GNT identifies disruptive new color trend

A bold new era of “Healthy Hedonism” is inspiring a radical rethink of what is possible with natural colors, according to trend analysis by GNT. GNT, the global supplier of plant based EXBERRY® colors, explored how today’s consumers see color in the world of food and drink and beyond. The research revealed a powerful new

End-to-end sustainability at Handtmann

FROM SHOW TO SHOPPERUpcycling at Handtmann: From trade fair graphic to recycled bag The scope for sustainable action is immense. In the firmly established set of values of the family-owned company Handtmann based in Biberach, sustainability is spelled with a capital “S” and all its activities are guided by this principle. The Filling and Portioning

International FoodTec Award 2024: Call for papers!

Show us your innovations! Registration for the prestigious International FoodTec Award is already starting for the twelfth time. Groundbreaking developments in the fields of biotechnology, process technology, automation and robotics, filling and packaging technology, environmental technology, process management incl. software solutions, logistics, food safety and quality management are in demand! Information on participation in the

Krones has affirmed its commitment to net zero

In its climate strategy adopted in 2020, Krones set itself the target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions caused in the company by its own vehicle fleet or production plants, for example, by 80 per cent by 2030. In addition, the group aims to cut emissions attributable to the upstream and downstream value chain by 25

IFF Wows at Gulfood Manufacturing Show with Innovative Nature Inspired AR Experience

IFF showcased its expanded range of solutions across beverages, dairy, snacks, bakery, culinary, bars & confectionary categories at the Gulfood Manufacturing Show recently, at the Dubai World Trade Center. IFF’s presence at this global food tradeshow focused on key food and beverage trends in the Middle East – health, sustainability, and sensorial delight. These themes

PAUL SLUPECKI APPOINTED AS HEAD OF TOMRA FRESH FOOD

For the new leader of TOMRA’s business area specializing in fresh fruit and vegetables, the priorities are customer-centricity and developing the business’ global presence TOMRA Food has appointed Paul Slupecki as Senior Vice President, Head of TOMRA Fresh Food. This follows the reorganization of TOMRA Food into two business areas, TOMRA Fresh Food and TOMRA