Editor’s pickThe Asia Food Challenge Report highlights US$8B investment opportunity in Asia's Agri-Food sector

Report estimates market to grow 7% per year; Asia to double its spending on food to over US$8 trillion by 2030 PwC, Rabobank and Temasek has released The Asia Food Challenge Report: Harvesting the Future, which delves into Asia’ food and agriculture landscape. The report was launched in conjunction with this year’s Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore. It estimates …

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Checkweighing in bakery environments

By Russell Morgan Bakery products like bread, pies and cakes must be as accurate in weight as possible to advertised values in order to meet regulations. Overall, weight regulations aim to protect consumers against short weight or measures. Regulations differ slightly depending on country, so it is important to familiarise yourself with the …


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Kerry Trendspotter enables F&B brands to develop faster consumer-preferred …

Powered by IBM Watson, Kerry Trendspotter analyses and detects food trends on time in response to consumer needs Kerry Group and IBM has launched predictive artificial intelligence (AI) tool – Kerry Trendspotter – to forecast future trends in food and beverage, and guide the development of winning consumer-preferred …


Parabel announces first natural plant source of Vitamin B12 in water lentils …

Parabel, a producer of plant protein ingredients, has announced the discovery of a natural plant-based source of Vitamin B12 in its water lentil crop. An independent third-party laboratory testing has confirmed that Parabel's water lentil crop and the ingredient Lentein plant protein contain the natural bioactive forms of Vitamin B12 …


SweeGen's BESTEVIA e+ sweetener grabs first place in WSO's Stevia Taste Award

Stevia-based sweetener company SweeGen has clinched the first place in the "Best Extract Category 2019 - 3 leaves" for its non-GMO and zero-calorie sweetener BESTEVIA e+ at the World Stevia Organisation's (WSO) 9th World Convention on Stevia, Stevia Taste Awards, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.  The award is based on the evaluation of taste …


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igus® - delta robot kit

For simple and automated pick-&-place and assembly tasks, igus® has developed the modular delta robot kit. Now new with calibrating pin for easy positioning at the zero point. It is directly fixed to the mounting hub and simplifies the initial calibration process.The cable clip for the delta robot was developed for the secure guidance of cables, e.g. individual pneumatic hoses, along the coupling joint. Easy to fit, lightweight.