Efficiency and cleanability are the main benefits of JBT FoodTech’s contact cooker launched at the IFFA 2013 Trade show in Frankfurt.
Dowson Food Machinery will expand its export business into Western Europe following the acquisition of JBS in the UK.
Linpac Packaging has developed a range of hinged bakery boxes which are lighter than previous designs to ease the eco-tax burden on retailers and manufacturers across Europe.
Traceable polymer additives and those that create subtle defects in plastic bakery trays should clamp down on the huge and costly issue of theft, their developer says.
The Grease Viper, an industrial air cleaner from NC-based Trion Indoor Air Quality, removes grease, smoke, odor and other emissions from the air in industry cooking environments.
Tray-Pak Corp., a Reading, PA-based company that provides custom thermoform packaging to baked good firms and other food producers, has attained a high achievement score from the American Institute of...
GGB Bearing Technology offers a range of self-lubricating bearings suitable for use on food and beverage processing equipment.
The ‘al-desko’ breakfast trend has hit Britain and prompted consumer demands for re-sealable, easy to open cereal packs, says a Mintel analyst.
Constantia Flexibles is targeting new growth potential especially in emerging markets as it bids to globalize the group.
Consumers and manufacturers want smaller snack packaging but with this trend comes the demand to be smarter and stronger, says Bosch.
‘Facts Up Front’ icons now appear on 9 out of 10 products in some categories, with penetration highest in cereals, beverages and dry goods, said the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)...
Potato varieties, blanching times and frying temperatures can all affect acrylamide levels in potato chips, according to a study just published in the Journal of the Science of Food &...
UK-based Burton’s Biscuit Company claims to be piloting the first real-time control room technology for the biscuit industry as part of major supply chain investments.
Quasar Automation is designing an ultrasonic cutting device for a range of applications, including tray bake cutting and portioning, which it claims offers considerably more flexibility than previous systems. ...
Constantia Flexibles has acquired a 60% stake in an Indian packaging company as part of its plan to expand in Asia.
A New Jersey-based firm is seeking to patent the process behind the ‘world’s first commercial low fat snack nuts’: nuts that have been pressed using a novel high-speed process that...
There is more demand from snack makers to quantify ingredients with a bad name given new labeling requirements like front-of-pack nutrition panels, says a testing specialist.
Flexible packaging converter Infinium Printing has partnered with Velcro to create easy to use and seal pouches for the US market that can be used for a broad range of...
Biosciences firm Carritech Research has developed a processing and formulation technology to manufacture snacks and biscuits with heat-sensitive nutrients and vitamins.
Sanitation is the core focus of V-Tech Engineering's research and development (R&D) on bakery and snack manufacturing equipment, its president says.
There are processing challenges for extruded snack manufacturers when developing healthier products with ancient grains, whole grains and fruit, says Bühler.
A new study, which reveals how potato chip packaging affects taste, will help brand owners tailor their products to consumer preference, says author Professor Charles Spence.
Three leading distribution experts warn bakery and snack manufacturers of the legal risks and challenges associated with independent contract distribution - the increasingly popular choice.
Cereplast can expand its eco-friendly packaging activities for customers including food processors, having secured a US patent for biodegradable nanopolymer compositions.
Ireland’s The Flat Bread Company has diversified into the retail market thanks to an extra-wide flow wrapper designed specifically for the firm by Italian supplier PFM Packaging Machinery.