Ishida Europe plans to expand into Africa next year and snacks will spearhead the move, its managing director says.
Olympus Automation has won a £1m ($1.6m) grant from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) for its PDX technology, just weeks after a former Baker Perkins chief joined the company....
An upcoming conference will bring together top food firms and industry suppliers to hammer out sustainability, design and other packaging issues.
Kellogg is forging ahead with sustainability goals by offsetting half of the electricity use at its waffle plant in California using fuel cell technology, its chief sustainability officer says.
Ishida Europe has developed a new snack pack sealing system that uses ultrasonic technology – enabling manufacturers to make drastic film savings.
Amcor Flexibles has optimized its ‘bag-in-box’ technology to offer greater protection against contamination of products like cereals from carton board, inks or the environment, it says.
While CO2 and liquid nitrogen have some differences as freezing agents, both work well on baked goods and geographic availability should be the main decider, Praixair says.
Green polyethylene (PE) is growing with Tetra Pak, General Mills and Danone adopting the technology but is not yet at full capacity, according to Braskem.
A Sonoco Plastics package has landed first-place honors for its design and sustainability.
Interchangeable frozen dough machines for the cookie sector enable manufacturers to cater to booming demands for fresh-baked cookies, Baker Perkins says.
Metabolix has said that biopolymers are still playing catch-up in some areas but are on a level in others as the firm launched its latest product.
Seven ex-Hostess production plants and vehicle fleets from each are up for auction.
Automotive specialist SAS Automation dived into the bakery sector three years ago and says it plans to be a major player in de-panning within the next two.
The baking industry is acting on energy efficiency but cost comes first and this can block speedy progress, says the Carbon Trust.
Nano emissive coatings designed to protect the NASA shuttle are being used in industrial baking ovens to slash energy use, and patent-owner AMF Bakery Systems says the results are impressive.
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The pressure from the world of retail for bakers to go green and reduce environmental impact has never been tougher and is a “cultural change” for industry, the president of BEMA says....
A weaker US dollar has helped drive international business for spiral conveyor specialist G&F Systems, a senior associate says.
Baked goods often lack consistency which poses problems when using robotics in the production line, Arr-Tech Automation Technology says.
The higher minimum wage set for the US state of California will see more bakeries turning to automation and robots, says bakery equipment supplier All Bake Technologies.
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Packaging specialist Kwik Lok has joined the Federation of Bakers, becoming the 14th associate member.
Frito-Lay has cut costs by installing energy-efficient screw blower technology at its wastewater treatment plant in Turkey and re-using potato chip waste for crop fertilizer.
Flavor Shakes, which makes containers for sugar sprinkles and spices, has saved the company thousands of dollars by creating a patent for stackable plastic containers.
TNA has confirmed it will expand its bakery line now that it has integrated its packaging, seasoning, spraying and conveying divisions into one complete system.