The demand for in-line nutrition analysis is on the rise as snack makers face increasing pressure for accurate nutrient content, says the sales director of Foss North America.
Chilled sheeters can help when processing typically sticky gluten-free dough, says Reading Bakery Systems.
Quaker has developed a pot that can be expanded ahead of microwaving, improving convenience for consumers and saving shipping costs for manufacturers.
‘The bakery sector is extremely broad, covering anything from ingredients, mixes and blends to bread, rolls, cakes and pre-made snack foods.
Extruded snack makers are using low output machines to run R&D tests in-house and many are working to develop healthier variants and inventive shapes, say equipment suppliers.
The future of in-store bakery is about being closer to the consumer, says Mono Equipment who has developed an easier rack system for baking front-of-house.
A laser sorter has helped reduce false rejection rates at the Morada nut company, according to the firm behind the technology.
Ampac has launched its first commercial stand-up pouch with Select Harvest, using a QuickZip closure and Aplix fastener.
CSB-System is offering bespoke software to help optimize efficiency and traceability in bakery production amid market pressure for speed, quality and reliability.
Replacing plastic trays with a cardboard system could allow US retailers to slash US bread prices while maintaining profit margins and lowering costs for manufacturers, says the maker of the...
The bakery sector is innovating and energized so it’s important equipment suppliers stay engaged, says the president and CEO of BEMA (Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds).
Heat and Control plans to open a large-scale manufacturing facility in India to serve a rapidly growing snacks market and bolster business in the country, its sales head says.
ExxonMobil treated guests to samples of bakery products, in partnership with its customers who use its food grade lubricants, at Anuga FoodTec last week.
Snack manufacturers can follow in the footsteps of design students – innovating positively, without a critical mind, says a market expert.
Equipment suppliers have opportunities to develop smart and safe machines as major food firms move into Africa, says the head of Danish Food Tech Group.
tna has acquired Florigo International, in The Netherlands, taking advantage of its vacuum technology which allows manufacturers to cook products at a lower temperature, claiming to reduce the formation of...
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, has launched CamEDGE, a cageless spiral system conveyor belt for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) selling primarily to the baking industry.
Clear Lam Packaging and Frito-Lay have settled a lawsuit over its Doritos ‘Gamer Pack’, which included flexible film belonging to Clear Lam's trademarked PrimaPak technology.
Weetabix has saved thousands of pounds by replacing motors on the breakfast cereal extruders at the Corby factory that makes products such as Weetos and Crunchy Bran.
Ocean’s Halo has launched its Seaweed Chips in Innovia Films NatureFlex packaging.
Ditching oil for hot air in snack production can create extremely low-fat products that could counter childhood obesity concerns, says Bühler.
Mackie’s Crisps has installed a third iTPS (Integrated Total Packaging System) from Ishida after relocating to a bigger factory in Errol, Perthshire, Scotland.
At the recent International Production and Processing Expo, Bemis North America extended a 4D hand to brand owners seeking packaging to help differentiate their products.
Bakers must consider carefully how flour is moved from silos to mixers because this stage is critical to dough consistency and overall baking quality, says an OAL Group engineer.
Manufacturers want packaging that adds value to the consumer experience and has stand-out shelf appeal in a crowded market, but what opportunities are there in the drive to be ‘smarter’?