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Long-Lasting Even with High Loads: Plastic bar stock for extreme applications

18-09-2017

The new bar stock from the material iglidur Q2 has a high wear-resistance and compressive strength with extreme loads and is ideally suited for use in agricultural engineering. (Source: igus GmbH) Lubrication-free and maintenance-free Tribo material iglidur Q2 expands the igus bar stock range Dust, dirt and heavy loads are commonplace in …

Expanding Sustainable Food Market Brings Fraud Risks

18-09-2017

London – The growing market for sustainable & premium foods is bringing greater risks of food fraud. Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor) believes the way forward is greater transparency in supply chains, with new technologies and global alliances playing an important role.  The recent beef scandal in Brazil highlighted …

Coca-Cola Chooses New Process-Synchronized Cooling Solution by Frigel

15-09-2017

SCANDICCI (FLORENCE), ITALY – September 4, 2017 - It is well known that cooling has a very large impact on a beverage business. From processing to bottling, productivity, running costs and environmental sustainability are heavily affected by traditional "central” cooling systems. Leading the paradigm shift, Coca Cola Andina Group, for …

Krones and Erema are Joining Forces to Progress PET Recycling

15-09-2017

Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany, and Erema Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen GmbH, Ansfelden, Austria, have agreed to collaborate in the field of PET plastic recycling. The aim of this alliance is to incorporate the technical expertise of both companies into the planning and design of PET recycling lines and indeed complete factories, …

Healthy Lifestyles a Growing Focus for SEA Consumers

14-09-2017

The growing appeal of leading healthy lifestyles has made its way to consumers in Southeast Asia and it seems the cornerstone of maintaining this is by following a healthy diet and exercise regime. Indeed, new research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that as many as three in four (75%) metro consumers in …

Clean-label Red for Plant-Based Meat Analogs

13-09-2017

In response to the growing demands for vegan eating, Frutarom Natural Colors Business Unit launches Bright’n Free Red Rosy, a clean-label, all-natural red color range for plant-based meat analogs. Today’s food manufacturers of vegan/vegetarian meat analogs strive to mimic not only the flavor and texture, but also the color of meat …

Millennials Embrace Coconut as a Healthy Food Ingredient

13-09-2017

Consumer interest in coconut is steadily increasing Once shunned for its high saturated-fat content, coconut has been reborn as a star ingredient of better-for-you foods and beverages. Today Millennials largely perceive coconut as a naturally healthy food, and say it’s one of the main reasons they purchase coconut-based food products, new …

Ishida to Emphasise Versatility at Gulfood Manufacturing

12-09-2017

Ishida’s just-launched bagmaker for snacks will take centre stage at this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing alongside the company’s latest developments in multihead weighers, tray sealers and advanced quality inspection systems, underlining the company’s versatility in meeting a huge variety of food packing requirements. The …