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Small, compact and cost-effective: new lubrication-free toothed belt axis from igus

12-09-2019

From individual components to complete systems: With its plastic components, igus has now developed the compact and cost-effective toothed belt axis drylin ZLN for fast automation in tight spaces. (Source: igus GmbH) Lightweight and compact toothed belt axis ensures Low Cost Automation in the tightest of spaces Fast automation in confined …

Three meals a day: the key to boosting digestive health markets?

12-09-2019

85% of consumers say they are interested in buying products with digestive health benefits   The traditional pattern of breakfast, lunch and dinner may hold the key to boosting digestive health markets, according to the makers of the leading probiotic, GanedenBC30® A new GanedenBC30report notes that85% of consumers say they are …

Acquisition of Soya International gives AAK a major foothold in speciality lecithin

12-09-2019

Left to right: Marco Oomen, Sonny Arora and Alec van Veldhoven AAK is set to become one of the world’s leading suppliers of speciality lecithin after acquiring a majority stake in UK-based Soya International. The business will trade under a new name – AAK Soya International Ltd. AAK Soya International supplies a comprehensive range …

2020 Vision: Four Emerging Packaging Trends and X-ray Applications

11-09-2019

Looking ahead to the approaching new decade, shifting consumer demands will drive changes in packaging and, along with those changes, the way that manufacturers inspect packaged goods for quality and safety. According to Simon King, Head of Global Sales, Service and Marketing for Eagle Product Inspection, new packaging and accompanying x-ray …

Eyes on Food Processing and Safety at Fi Europe & Ni

11-09-2019

The Expo FoodTec pavilion provides a clear point of purchase for manufacturers sourcing tailored ingredient processing and packaging solutions and services Paris/Amsterdam, 3 September 2019: At the world’s most important trade show for food ingredients, Fi Europe & Ni, taking place in Paris, France, from 3–5 December, visitors …

Equinom beefs up plant-based meat products

10-09-2019

Helping producers create cleaner meat-free products with non-GMO crossbreeding technology Seed-breeding specialist start-up Equinom Ltd. is helping food manufacturers unlock the true potential of plant-based meat products. Equinom’s innovative designer non-GMO seeds are enabling food companies to close the gap between consumer demand for …

Givaudan completes the acquisition of Drom

10-09-2019

Strengthening leadership in the global fragrance market  Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, announced on 6th September 2019 that it has completed the acquisition of Drom. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in July 2019.  Founded in 1911, Drom is a global perfume house …