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Bag Dump Module for process equipment

06-04-2021

A new Bag Dump Module from Munson Machinery can be installed on the lid of bulk solid mixers, blenders, size-reduction equipment and storage vessels to contain dust generated when bulk materials are dumped manually. The self-contained module includes a dust hood with hinged door, a blower that draws airborne dust onto the outer surface of two …

Saint-Gobain develops new Versilon SPT-70 FB IB reinforced silicone tubing

05-04-2021

A smooth inner surface limits particle entrapment. Committed to preserving fluid integrity in all of its fluid transfer products, Saint-Gobain has developed Versilon SPT-70 FB IB, a new food and beverage dispensing tubing that imparts “essentially no taste or odours” to the transferred fluid. Safe to be in contact with food, all …

Co-extrusion system enhancements to improve control and performance

05-04-2021

Baker Perkins has developed innovative technology to improve process control, performance and hygiene on all the units in Co-Ex Master co-extrusion systems, which creates products by adding a centre filling into a cereal outer. Co-extrusion systems can be added to almost any new or existing food extrusion line to produce a variety of pillows, …

Fogg creates new Ultrazone O4 technology

01-04-2021

New sanitising technology. Fogg Filler has been continually focused on improving technology that serves its customers and the environment with the introduction of a new Ultrazone O4 sanitising solution for filling needs. The sanitisation process can perform at a 3 – 6+ log reduction, resulting in a near-aseptic rinse for …

Meat Pro Asia rescheduled to January 2022 due to travel restrictions

01-04-2021

To mitigate the impact of domestic and international restrictions, Meat Pro Asia, originally scheduled for September 2021, has been rearranged to the new timeslot of 12-14 Jan 2022. The move will see the event for food processing machinery and packaging technology better accommodate the planning and logistical needs of its participants. VIV Asia, …

Bühler launches Uniline rice mill concept in SEA

31-03-2021

New rice mill concept aims to support local rice self-sufficiency in South East Asia. Bühler has released a new integrated rice mill concept optimised for South East Asia’s rice varieties. Uniline rice mills are all-inclusive equipment packages, which can be installed and running within 18 weeks from order, the company …

Bell Germany packs sliced ham range in Mondi’s recyclable packaging

31-03-2021

Mondi’s WalletPack material is said to decrease plastic waste by 35 tonnes per year for Bell Germany. Mondi has produced recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s Abraham range of thinly-sliced gourmet ham. The latter has launched a mono-material recyclable WalletPack in March for over 30 products including Seranno, Prosciutto and …

Editor’s pickSportification and its impact on nutrition

29-03-2021

Food for the active goes beyond protein, and there is certainly room for innovative ingredients – like smart-carbohydrates – to help cater the needs of consumers better. One important factor is looking at how these ingredients can provide optimum energy supply, which is key for sports nutrition, and especially relevant for an active, …