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Mettler-Toledo Safeline Ltd wins 2nd Queen’s Award for Enterprise

06-05-2016

Salford, UK, 4 May 2016 – Mettler-Toledo Safeline Ltd has been awarded a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise, this time in the Innovation category. The 2016 award follows The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade presented to the company in 2012. The leading supplier of metal detection systems for food, beverage and …

Tetra Pak Launches Coconut Handbook

05-05-2016

Tetra Pak has published a new guide to coconut beverage production, offering expert advice and practical information on everything from plantations and nutritional benefits to production and distribution. The 180-page Coconut Handbook, which includes a mix of general insight and technical detail, draws on specialist know-how from all parts of the …

Clinical Study Confirms Portusana® Supports Blood Sugar Control

05-05-2016

A new clinical study confirms positive effects of Portusana®, an extract of the herb purslane (Portulaca oleracea L.), on blood sugar levels in adults with Type 2 Diabetes. A double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of efficacy and safety of purslane extract in controlling blood glucose levels was published this spring in the Journal …

Seoul Food 2016: GNT to Present its Wide Range of True Natural Colouring Foods

05-05-2016

Mierlo / Seoul, 4 May 2016 – Worldwide, people are conscious about what they eat and drink on a daily basis. Especially in Asia, consumers pay attention to artificial additives, like synthetic or chemically processed colourants: 84 per cent check the ingredients label to know what is inside their food and beverages. More than two thirds wish …

Safe Corrosion Inhibitor for Food Can Protection

05-05-2016

For companies involved in the food and beverage industries, corrosion prevention is non-negotiable. Corroding equipment requires costly repairs and can contaminate the product it contains. Among other materials, aluminum, tin, copper, titanium, and mainly stainless steel are widely used in these industries. Processed foods contain diverse aqueous …

Crown Announces Appointment of Lecturer to Swansea University

05-05-2016

Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) (Crown) (www.crowncork.com), a leading supplier of metal packaging products worldwide, has announced the appointment of Dr. William Harrison to the College of Engineering at Swansea University (UK).  As part of its strategy to drive more innovation and sustainability in its products, Crown has appointed Dr. …

Arcwise® Launched for the Beverage Industry

05-05-2016

Beverage tray designed as a hockey rink. A lid will become the puck and the game is on!© SCA /INS. Together with Vasa Brewery, SCA has designed and launched a unique “hockey rink” tray for 50 cl beverage bottles. Arcwise® is the SCA-developed corrugated packaging concept with rounded shapes. Vasa Brewery is happy about the …

No Trans-Fat with Lean Label Emulsifiers at IFT

03-05-2016

The United States Food & Drug Administration has determined that partially hydrogenated oils, which contain trans fats, are not “generally recognized as safe”and have set a three-year limit for their removal from all processed foods effective from June 16 2015. As a consequence of this, food manufacturers are now struggling to …