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Admix introduces DynaShear 215

10-10-2019

Admix, a solutions providers for advanced mixing technologies for the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, has annoucned the commercial release of its DynaShear model DS-215 lab scale inline sanitary mixer and emulsifier. The DS-215 is designed for small scale inline processing, product development, simulation and scale-up. …

Key Technology introduces VERYX digital sorters for gummy candies

09-10-2019

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced VERYX digital sorters for gummy candies. Designed to detect and remove foreign material (FM) and gummies with bits of remaining starch as well as colour and shape defects, VERYX enables gummy candy manufacturers to enhance product quality and protect their brand …

Editor’s pickConsumer research on sustainable eating and food waste

09-10-2019

Consumers strongly believe both animal- and plant-based diets can be sustainable; leftovers, fresh produce are wasted far more often than meat, dairy products Environmental sustainability and food waste are top-of-mind for many consumers, but there are sharp differences of beliefs and behaviours between different groups, according to a new pair …

Optima presents three focus topics and a new booth concept at FachPack

08-10-2019

At the recently concluded FachPack last month, Optima presented a new trade show concept, and presented three focus topics. The concept was well received by visitors, and the presentation as a corporate group with multiple synergy effects was also received positively by visitors. Above all, experts in sustainability were very much in demand and …

Guava puree market driven by demand from F&B industry: TMR

08-10-2019

The global guava puree market is expected to witness a steady growth rate, according to the Guava Puree Market report by Transparency Market Research. A number of food manufacturers and regional food processing businesses spend significantly on supporting the guava puree market. Several vendors in the world market for guava puree have emerged …

Hot on the trail of chocolate taste

07-10-2019

"Milk Chocolate Mania" combines professional sensory and consumer research  Focus on preferred taste Predictive model used to support the development and modification of milk chocolate How should milk chocolate taste to delight Germany? Symrise aims to address this question in its "Milk Chocolate Mania" project, with a goal …

Plant-based meat market attracting 3D printing firms, says GlobalData

07-10-2019

Companies behind the fast-developing 3D printing technology have set their sights firmly on working with the rapidly-growing plant-based food industry, according to GlobalData.  Andy Coyne, food correspondent at GlobalData, commented: "If we thought about 3D printing and meat at all, it was probably the idea that at some stage in the future …

Food Fraud - Is Track & Trace The Solution?

04-10-2019

The boom in sourcing more of food online could open the floodgates for more unsafe counterfeit products unless the industry acts quickly, claimed Mettler-Toledo, a product inspection specialist.  "Counterfeit food is a growing problem worldwide, driven in part by the explosion of the digital marketplace. Anyone can set up shop as a …