COLOGNE, Germany: The food industry's latest technology and
machinery are on display beginning today in this city straddling
the Rhine, with equipment suppliers targeting convenience foods and
aseptic packaging as growth areas.
The number one influence on whether to buy food processing
equipment was whether it lived up to its specifications rather than
whether it was too costly, according to a survey by amanufacturing
From gleaming stainless steel valves to industrial scale kettles,
the guts of Winn-Dixie's failed food business are displayed on the
Internet as equipment from two of the company's plants are put up
A major private label supplier, which plans to launch low-fat,
low-carb and gluten-free products to meet growing consumer health
demands, says flexibility in production and a variety of income
sources is vital in the blossoming UK...
A leading French food scientist has identified the drive to achieve
smaller, more integrated machinery as a key trend in food
production, and says that most advances can be found in the
The industrial gas division of German equipment provider, Linde,
has launched Biogon, a range of pure gases and gas mixtures,
compatible with increasingly stringent measures being introduced
throughout the region.
Pushed by a UK minister, food makers handed in plans at the weekend
to slash the salt content in processed foods but the industry has
criticised the government move, suspecting political
spin,reports Lindsey Partos.