Speaking to BakeryandSnacks during the recent Food Vision event in Chicago, Veggies Fries’ founder and CEO, David Peters, said, in order to create a “disruptor product” in the food industry, an entrepreneur needs to solve a big conceptual problem for...
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its final opinion on acrylamide in food, reconfirming previous evaluations that it increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups.
tna has acquired Florigo International, in The Netherlands, taking advantage of its vacuum technology which allows manufacturers to cook products at a lower temperature, claiming to reduce the formation of acrylamide by up to 95%.
Lamb Weston/Meijer, a joint venture between US-based ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Food, has invested $150m to upgrade its potato processing plant in Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands.
Perforating potato cells can soften the raw material, reducing fry times, lowering fat uptake and creating a more uniform end chip product, says the CEO of a firm specialized in Pulsed Electric Field (PEF) technology.
The European Snack Association (ESA) says it welcomes EFSA’s recent draft opinion on acrylamide in food, but will push for greater clarity on safe levels and product categorization in the final document due in September.
Acrylamide is a recognised carcinogen that we’ve known is in our food at dangerous levels for a decade. Today, the food industry has tools to mitigate it, but uptake is slow.Industry, beware. This is how scandals are made.
An industry initiative to cut levels of acrylamide in food continues to have a limited impact, with lower quantities found in just three of the 22 food groups evaluated, according to the latest results of an ongoing European monitoring project.
A European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) survey of acrylamide in food products indicates that voluntary efforts to reduce levels of the carcinogen are working but only in a limited number of food groups.
Packaging firm tna has joined forces with potato snack processing
group Kiremko to broaden the remit of both firms and turn the
businesses into a single processing and packaging powerhouse -
reducing sourcing/procuring times for clients...
McCain Foods, one of the world's largest producers of quality
frozen foods, has installed FullTilt's I-Accel collaborative
product information management (CPIM) software in order to achieve
data synchonisation and standardised...
Dutch group Kiremko, a manufacturer and installer of machinery
required for the processing of potatoes into French fries, chips
and other speciality snack products has developed, in co-operation
with ACEco, a new device that it claims...
The Center for Science in the Public Interest, a nonprofit US
organisation, has made a call to the US Food and Drug
Administration for food companies to cut back on the risk of foods
carrying the potential carinogen acrylamide.
Bread, biscuits, crisps and french fries, foods frequently eaten by
millions of people around the world, contain alarmingly high
quantities of a cancer-causing chemical, according to Swedish
research released this week. The research...