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Krones Marks First Installation of NitroHotfill Line in China


In the shape of the NitroHotfill process, Krones is offering an attractively cost-efficient alternative to the conventional hotfill process. Danone is now the first company in China to adopt the meanwhile field-proven method, and has retrofitted NitroHotfill to a line at its facility in Wuhan. Commissioned back in 2013, the line features a …

Editor’s pickBASF Launches PeptAIde in Sports Nutrition with State-of-the-Art Technology to Modulate Inflammation

Sports Nutrition, Innovation, Peptides

Singapore / Ludwigshafen, Germany – November 6, 2018 – BASF launches PeptAIde™, a sports nutrition ingredient containing a unique set of plant-based peptides identified using artificial intelligence (AI), for regulating inflammation. With industrial-scale production in Germany, PeptAIde is now available in the United States. …

Lact’Union Presents Promess Ambient Drinking Yoghurt

Innovation, Yoghurt, Ambient

The group Lact’Union, a French company located in the North of France, launches an ambient drinking yogurt under the Promess brand. It becomes one of the first French dairy producers to address the export market on the promising segment of ambient drinking yogurt. 100% made from fresh, French milk, Promess Ambient Drinking Yogurt combines …

Nexus CEO Receives Honorary Doctorate from SDU


JUELSMINDE, Denmark, 31 October 2018 – One of Denmark’s leading academic institutions has presented an honorary doctorate degree to Claus Hviid Christensen, CEO of Nexus, for his contribution to science. The prestigious award was announced by the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) on 26 October 2018 with Henrik Bindslev, Dean of its …

Entry-Level Scan Head Gains Even More Flexibility

Scanner, Innovation

New Interface Boosts Laser-Marking Capabilities Puchheim, Germany – Oct. 30, 2018 – As the technology leader for high-precision laser scan systems, SCANLAB GmbH introduces an additional variant of its entry-level basiCube scan head. This new basiCube model’s SL2-100 interface now allows direct control by RTC5 boards. Execution …

Restaurants Use New Technologies to Grow Ingredients on Site to Appeal to 70% of Consumers’ Desire for Localism: GlobalData

Consumer Survey, Locally Sourced

By producing ingredients onsite using advanced technology in hydroponics and aeroponics, restaurants can meet consumers’ desire for localism to an even greater degree than locally sourced products, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. According to GlobalData’s Q4 2017 consumer survey, 38% of consumers consider …