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Beneo moves further towards carbon neutrality at Oreye chicory root fibre plant

22-09-2020

The company reports 40% reduction in specific carbon emissions achieved in Belgium production facility. Beneo has announced a 40% reduction in specific carbon emissions at its Oreye facility in Belgium. According to the company, this achievement is a result of a 10-year programme of energy saving, which closed with an €11 million …

Green Planet Foods launches venture studio into Chinese plant-based food market

21-09-2020

Promoting affordable wellness in China by blending global food innovation for plant-based products with the power of acceleration and incubation in Asia-Pacific. Green Planet Foods has launched its venture studio focused on plant-based food and beverages and advanced farming technologies, powered by founders of the Centre for the Spread of …

CP Kelco launches virtual experience to drive brand awareness and engagement

21-09-2020

CP Kelco has announced the launch of a new virtual experience, allowing its customers, partners and other industry stakeholders to discover CP Kelco’s insights and portfolio through an innovative, virtual reality environment. Jérôme Béra, senior vice-president, global marketing, CP Kelco, commented: “We have missed …

Specialty coffee trading goes virtual

18-09-2020

45 producers and 56 lots of specialty grade coffee from 12 countries will be joining the Singapore (Micro-Lot) Specialty Coffee Auction organised virtually by the Singapore Coffee Auction (SCA), in partnership with Food&HotelAsia, on 1 Oct 2020. All producers are first timers from Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kenya, …

Mondi partners with SalzburgMilch and SPAR to reduce plastic waste from food packaging

18-09-2020

Mondi has introduced a fully recyclable 80% paper-based packaging solution for cold meats and cheese. The new packaging will reduce plastic usage for Austrian dairy producer SalzburgMilch by approximately 40 tonnes per year, compared to its previously used rigid plastic trays. Mondi has launched its PerFORMing removeable in partnership with …

Linx adds new TT printers for printing on flexible packaging

17-09-2020

Linx Printing Technologies has launched a new series of Thermal Transfer (TT) overprinters, that is said to deliver a low total cost of ownership and increase operators’ production line output with a “easy to use” coding and marking solution. The TT series printers can be deployed for printing best before dates, batch codes, …

Sealed Air launches latest vacuum skin packaging innovation for Asia

16-09-2020

Sealed Air has launched its latest vacuum skin packaging innovation for the fresh red meat and seafood sectors at the annual China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE). The new Cryovac DM100 Darfresh vacuum skin packaging machine is a single-tray system that delivers up to 10 packs per minute, and comes with an auto eject feature for …

Sidel highlights agile solutions and sustainability at ProPak Asia 2020

16-09-2020

At ProPak Asia 2020, Sidel will be highlighting its competencies in line design, packaging innovations and new agile solutions, designed to increase sustainability, reliability and performance as well as flexibility throughout the entire production process.   For instance, the company will be showcasing the Super Combi Compact, which allows …