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Givaudan completes the acquisition of Drom

10-09-2019

Strengthening leadership in the global fragrance market  Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, announced on 6th September 2019 that it has completed the acquisition of Drom. Givaudan had announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire the company in July 2019.  Founded in 1911, Drom is a global perfume house …

New cookie weight control technology

09-09-2019

Baker Perkins has introduced new cookie weight control technology for wirecut machines making cookies, filled cookies, bars and filled bars, providing significant potential for improved profitability.  The new TruWeight assisted weight control system for wirecuts reduces variations in cookie piece weights by individually adjusting the …

New energy chain guide for storage and retrieval machines proves successful in practice

09-09-2019

New energy chain guide for storage and retrieval machines proves successful in practice After a test phase, SIVAplan has started using the new guidelok system from igus in series production The SIVAplan GmbH & Co. KG is a specialist in sophisticated storage systems mainly for foodstuff logistics. For its storage and retrieval machines, …

DMK Group fully takes over joint venture DV Nutrition V.O.F.

09-09-2019

Hoogeveen, September, 5th 2019. The DMK Group and Volac have announced that they will bring their successful joint participation in DV Nutrition to an end, subject to receiving relevant approvals. At that point, DV Nutrition’s assets will become wholly owned by the DMK Group and will continue to operate from the existing site at Hoogeveen …

Mespack Partners with Dow to Develop Fully Recyclable Flexible Packaging Solutions

09-09-2019

The long-term Pack Studios collaboration kicks off with an exhibition at the Pack Expo Las Vegas Show in September Mespack, a leader in flexible packaging solutions and a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, announced today its collaboration with Dow to develop more efficient packaging solutions, enabling next generation …

Symrise expands Nigeria site and opens application labs

09-09-2019

For the first time in its corporate history, Symrise is setting up its own application labs in Nigeria. The global fragrance and flavoring manufacturer based in Germany will open the new facilities in Lagos, the largest city in the West African country, on September 4, 2019. “This will strengthen our presence and underpin our growth goals in …

Bühler Calls on Industry to Act Now for a Sustainable Future

06-09-2019

The world faces urgent challenges in the coming decades as climate change and a growing population make many of our current systems of production unsustainable. Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway and former Director General of the World Health Organization, addressed the 800 experts, leaders, scientists and professionals …

Tetra Pak Surpasses 500 Billion FSC™ Labelled Package Milestone

06-09-2019

Tetra Pak has now delivered more than 500 billion packages labelled with the Forest Stewardship Council™ (FSC™) logo globally, marking a significant milestone in the company’s journey to promote responsible sourcing and contributing to a low-carbon circular economy. With the launch of the world’s first FSC-certified Tetra …

Frutarom’s SoyLife Goes Organic

06-09-2019

Responding to the increasing demand from consumers for organic products, Frutarom Health, a division of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., is releasing a new range of Organic SoyLife Complex soy isoflavones. The ingredient has been granted BE-BIO-01 organic certification by Certisys. SoyLife Complex is a soy ingredient sourced from a …