Processing & Packaging

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IBIE 2019

A cornucopia of innovation at IBIE 2019

By Gill Hyslop

Exhibitors use IBIE as a launching pad for their latest advancements and this year, attendees will not be disappointed with the extensive array of novel products.

Bells of Lazonby bakery secures funding to integrate robots

Bells of Lazonby bakery secures funding to integrate robots

By Jenny Eagle

Bells of Lazonby, a family bakery in Cumbria, UK, which supplies cakes, scones and artisan breads has secured funding from the Made Smarter Programme to automate its portioned cake with automated robot machinery.

(L to R); Frank Gabriel & Andreas Eyd. Photo: Multivac.

Multivac unveils management team for Fritsch Group

By Jenny Eagle

Multivac has announced Andreas Eyd and Frank Gabriel will take over the operations of its newly-acquired Fritsch Group as of August 1. Fritsch specializes in dough forming and bakery processing technology.

Bakery waste is generally high in fat, which may cause issues with AD

Guest article

From waste to resource: The role UK bakeries can play

By Gill Hyslop

The UK government’s pledge to cut emissions to almost zero by 2025 is expected to drive a growth in anaerobic digestion, and bakery businesses can play an important part. Jason Ward, head of Procurement at Amur, explains how to make the most of food waste.

Eruostar's pizza flour. Pic: Eurostar Commodities

High protein flour adds punch to pizza

By Gill Hyslop

Eurostar Commodities has developed a 13% protein pizza flour that it claims will consistently produce premium deep pan and thin crust pizza pies.

Ardagh & Exal to form Trivium Packaging. Photo: Ardagh.

Ardagh Group & Exal to form Trivium Packaging

By Jenny Eagle

Ardagh Group has entered into an agreement to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business with Exal aluminium containers to become Trivium Packaging.

No monkeying about: Kellogg's newest consumer campaign includes one of the first instances of browser-based augmented reality. Pic: Kellogg Company

Kellogg’s goes monochrome with Crayola

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg’s is inviting Australians to go Snap, Crackle and Pop with color in a joint promotion with the colored crayon and art supplier.

Spain has tightened up its bread definitions. Pic: ©GettyImages/JackF

Spanish law reform tightens bread definitions

By Gill Hyslop

A new law came into force in Spain on July 1 2019 that restricts the classifications of ‘wholemeal’, ‘sourdough’, ‘artisanal’ and ‘multicereal’ bread.

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