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Tanis Food Tec: Creating the Best Customised Solutions for Your Products

06-01-2016

Visit Tanis Food Tec (TFT) during the Prosweets to discover the possibilities for marshmallow and cake like products. In this year’s edition, TFT will be demonstrating two machines – a cable extruder and a colour skid. The reason for TFT to focus on marshmallow and sophisticated cake like items is the increasing demand in these product …

New Handle Means Easier Operation

06-01-2016

RPC Sæplast has introduced a new handle for its popular Buggy silent meat cart with improved ergonomics that enhances health and safety in its operation. The new Smart Handle slots vertically into the existing handles at the back of the Buggy. This increases the height of the handle, making it even easier to move the Buggy around and …

Filmquest Announces the Appointment of Fred Race as Senior Account Manager

06-01-2016

Filmquest Group Inc., the largest North American Merchant Converter and Supplier of Packaging and Specialty Questar Polyester Films, has announced the appointment of Fred Race as Senior Account Manager, supporting Filmquest sales and marketing efforts primarily in the Flexible Packaging Market, Proprietary Value Added Markets and Thick Film …

Over CHF 20 Million Premiums Paid to Farmers and Farmer Groups

06-01-2016

In fiscal year 2014/15, Barry Callebaut sourced approximately 159,000 tonnes of sustainable cocoa. During this period, over CHF 20 million in sustainability premiums from the sale of these volumes were handed out to farmers and farmer organisations. Customer demand for responsibly sourced cocoa continues to grow. Barry Callebaut offers both cocoa …

Algatechnologies Introduces New Grade of AstaPure® Natural Astaxanthin

06-01-2016

Algatechnologies Ltd. announced the launch of its AstaPure® 5% Natural Astaxanthin oleoresin, derived from Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae. This latest addition to the AstaPure family completes Algatech’s line of natural astaxanthin oleoresin delivery platforms, with three concentrations: 5%, 10% and 20%. “The decision to offer …

Martin Resch to Become New Head of Finance, Purchasing and IT for the KHS Group

21-12-2015

Martin Resch will be the new head of Finance, Purchasing and Information Technology for the KHS Group as of January 1, 2016. This was the decision reached by the Supervisory Board on November 26, 2015. He takes over this position from Burkhard Becker, who has acted in this post for the KHS Group since the end of March this year in addition to his …

Metal Cans on the Rise in Flourishing Packaged Water Market

21-12-2015

Metal cans achieved the highest volume growth of any packaging material in the packaged water category, according to Canadean’s latest soft drinks research. Despite their negligible share, metal cans managed to increase by 17% in the global packaged water market and are slowly beginning to register more significant regional volumes. Metal …

Bühler Aeroglide Appoints New Sales Manager for North America

21-12-2015

Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has appointed Joe Tordella Area Sales Manager for North America. Tordella will manage sales for North American food segments, including the snack and ready-to-eat cereal markets. He’ll also oversee the …

Editor’s pickBack to Basics Approach Creates New Paleo Diet Opportunity

21-12-2015

The so-called Paleo Diet has been around for some years, but has grown to achieve cult status, particularly in the US, since its revival in the early 2000s, exploiting rising interest in returning to the eating habits of our ancestors, which is perceived to be simpler and more natural. Interpretations and definitions of the diet vary …

tna Appoints New Senior Project Manager to Enhance its North American Customer Support

09-12-2015

tna, leading provider of processing and packaging solutions, has expanded its North American service team with the appointment of Gus Papageorge as senior project manager. Customers in the region can benefit from enhanced project management and engineering assistance throughout the installation process. This latest appointment reinforces …