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Editor’s pickDumping from safety cages eliminated with flexible screw conveyors

12-04-2021

SMK Nutra Makers, a formulator and contract manufacturer of dietary supplements and nutritional products, improved production of a protein shake sports drink by switching from manual dumping of a powdered chocolate mix from an elevated safety cage, to dumping of the mix at floor level into mobile flexible screw conveyors. Previously, operators in …

New GEA CookStar 1000 sets benchmark for roasted, crispy-coated and smoked products

12-04-2021

GEA has launched its new CookStar 1000 spiral oven for manufacturers of roasted, crispy-coated and smoked products. Each aspect of the CookStar 1000 has been refined by GEA engineers to deliver higher capacity, increased yield, improved product quality and consistency, more flexibility and greater efficiency than its predecessors. These …

KH Roberts partners Leistritz to advance plant-based foods innovations in SEA

09-04-2021

KH Roberts, a creator and provider of aromas and tastes, and Leistritz, a supplier of extrusion innovation for pharmaceutical and food processing, have entered a partnership to advance the research and development of plant-based foods specifically for Asian consumer needs. The partnership amalgamates expertise and knowledge from both companies, …

Symrise’s symlife taste balancing solutions bring great taste to good-for-you products

09-04-2021

Bridging the taste gap between a healthy diet and consumer preferences. Symrise has presented its symlife platform, the umbrella for its taste balancing solutions that help to create good-for-you products with enhanced taste. These solutions are designed for the specific needs of food and beverage manufacturers, enabling symlife to help create …

Maintenance-free knife edge rollers expand the igus online shop range

09-04-2021

iglidur rollers with predictable service life ensure product transport in food technology. igus has expanded its online shop to include the range of iglidur rollers made from polymers. Included in the new range are knife edge rollers made of the blue material iglidur A250. The new tribo-polymer is particularly characterised by its wear …

Tate & Lyle launches Stabiliser University to share expertise for F&B formulators

08-04-2021

Tate & Lyle has announced the launch of Stabiliser University, a new online modular course designed to help formulators and food scientists address stabiliser formulation challenges. The first module – entitled Stabiliser Fundamentals – will take place on Apr 13. The one-hour session will cover the basic principles of formulating …

Editor’s pickNestlé Malaysia opens plant-based meals production site in ASEAN

08-04-2021

RM150 million (US$36.2 million) invested into pioneering facility. Nestlé Malaysia has launched its Plant-Based Meal Solutions manufacturing facility, which marks the first in ASEAN and one of only two in Asia. The new facility will cater to the rising demand for plant-based foods, and will supply local demand as well as exports. The …

New trends identified in Kerry’s whitepaper on stocks and broths

07-04-2021

Global consumer demand for “real” ingredients has moved brands and manufacturers towards cleaner labels and more natural whole foods and sustainable cooking processes – and firmly away from artificial ingredients – in their stocks and broths, according to the whitepaper. Kerry has released a chef’s whitepaper …