Franklin Farms East (FFE) in New Jersey, US, which produces dry milk and non-dairy food products used in baked goods, ice creams and confectionery products has installed a Flexicon bulk bag discharger and bag dump station to bring its blending in-house.
Bühler Group has acquired chocolate specialist Hosokawa Bepex, which will be integrated into its Business Area Consumer Foods division.
Donkey Brands has partnered with FOODesign from tna, to install an immerso-cook frying machine and quik-coat system for its tortilla chips.
Ridding grain-and flour-based product contaminants must be considered at every step of processing down to consumer level as consumers may misread labels and eat the product raw, says a food researcher.
German equipment supplier MIWE has introduced an oven it claims is the first to guard baked goods against inconsistencies through changes in the weather.
Universal Robots has reached out to dairy manufacturers at this year’s International Dairy Show in Chicago with its line of collaborative robots.
Bosch will launch its Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) flexible packaging system for biscuits and crackers for the first time at IBA.
tna has implemented the first stages of its company restructure following the acquisition of Florigo, in Woerden, the Netherlands, six months ago.
tna celebrates its 33rd anniversary this year and was recently recognised as an ‘Australian icon’ in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Eastern Australia, for its innovation in the food industry.
tna and its recently acquired company, Florigo have launched a 25 tonne/hour French fry machine with the first one being installed with an existing customer, a manufacturer in Brazil this month.
Neogen has developed a quantitative test for Ochratoxin in response to customer feedback to modify its existing system.
Validation for its chemical-free technology to decontaminate almonds is another step in what RF Biocidics’ CEO described as a ‘huge market opportunity’.
Bosch Packaging Technology has redesigned its Delta robotic (D3) packaging portfolio to give food producers a more simplified platform design, faster changeovers and ease of use.
A handful of bakeries and institutes across the EU are testing a novel proofing system that can slash energy consumption by 60% using ultrasound generated water droplets instead of steam.
Frito-Lay has developed a method to puff nuts and legumes for enhanced-texture snacks.
Nestlé has developed a method that combines cold extrusion and oven baking to manufacture puffed, hollow snacks that are light to eat but resistant to breakage.
Frito-Lay will modernize its Ontario plant in Canada, helped along by a $3m investment from the local government.
As widely expected, the FDA has finalized plans to revoke the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in a bid to eradicate artificial trans fats from the US food supply. However, it says manufacturers may petition the agency to permit specific uses of PHOs.
China is still one of the biggest markets for vision systems, says EVT (Eye Vision Technology) as it launches the EyeScan 3D for its image processing software.
Fortress Technology has supplied seven Stealth metal detectors with Vector conveyors in the bakery of a UK retailer.