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Irradiation risk

Irradiation risk

Workers in the food industry with access to irradiation equipment
aren't required to undergo background checks, increasing the
potential for theft or sabotage, a US lawmaker has said.

Palm oil JV

Palm oil JV

A group of Malaysian investors has teamed up with the Filipinos to
set up a €7.5 million palm oil mill in the central Philippine
province of Bohol.

Futuristic packaging

Futuristic packaging

Food packaging is set to become even more functional in the future.
If current prototypes are anything to go by it might not be long
before packaging is edible or that it is able to warn us when it
needs refrigerating, said a report...

BioDelivery explores processing

BioDelivery explores processing

BioDelivery Sciences International has announced that it has
initiated a collaboration with a national manufacturer of processed
foods to determine if its patented Bioral nanotechnology improves
the delivery of micronutrients as supplements...

ProPak China grows

ProPak China grows

Following the 8th International Processing, Packaging and Printing
Exhibition in Shanghai, ProPak China has been designated as the
official industry expo in China.

Meat packaging survey

Meat packaging survey

In the US, The National Pork Producers Council has carried out an
international research programme to examine the impact meat product
packaging can have on the consumer decision-making process.

Cashew plant

Cashew plant

Western India Cashew Company has inaugurated a new factory in
Quilon, India for producing cashew products used in chocolate,
cookies, baking, confectionery and ice cream.

Itech IT award

Itech IT award

Itech Corporation, the Australian-based industrial IT systems
integrator, has had its plant monitoring tool recognised, according
to a report from Industry Search.

Biodegradable Food Trays

Biodegradable Food Trays

In the UK, Sharp Interpack (formerly MY Plastics) has launched its
new range of biodegradable and waterproof thermoplastic food trays.
The trays, which are a composite of starch and polyesters, could
help towards reducing the two...