News archive

Quality Assured Thanks to Ishida Accuracy and Reliability

10-05-2016

Italian cured meats are loved throughout the world.  And while global demand for the products has inevitably led to the introduction of mass production and the automation of many processes, the original traditions and heritage of manufacturing are still fundamental to many of the food companies in the Lombard and Brianza regions of …

New Casing Detection Guarantees Optimal Food Safety for Sausage Production

10-05-2016

ViskoTeepak and TOMRA Sorting Food decided to join forces in order to develop a casing solution that would make it easier for sausage producers to detect pieces of casing in peeling operations, while still being able to track the color formation of the sausage during processing. The result of this synergy is a completely new patent pending …

Cardi-O-Mato™ Makes Global Retail Debut in 412 Boots Stores

06-05-2016

Cardi-O-Mato™, Lycored’s tomato-based heart health ingredient solution, has made its world debut in the retail market for dietary supplements. The formulation is the star ingredient of CardioMato®, a new daily food supplement manufactured and marketed by Vita Healthcare and launched in 412 Boots stores across the UK.  The …

How Ishida Helps UK Salad Producer Maintain Its Zenith

06-05-2016

The combination of Ishida’s advanced weighing technology and project management skills have played a significant part in the recent growth of specialist UK salad producer Zenith Nurseries, based near Evesham in Worcestershire. Four Ishida weighers are handling around ten baby leaf products, including rocket, watercress and spinach, packed …

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 …