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Krones celebrates milestone of 100 Contiform 3 Speed sold

23-03-2021

The 100th Contiform 3 Speed was delivered to the soft-drinks vendor Odenwald Quelle in Heppenheim, Germany. In late 2018, Krones set a benchmark in stretch blow-moulding technology for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles with the introduction of its Contiform 3 Speed, equipped with an hourly output of 2,750 containers per cavity. Less …

Kerry partners with WFP to improve food security and nutrition in Burundi

22-03-2021

Kerry has announced details of Project Amata, a new project with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), which aims to enhance the protection and availability of safe, sustainable milk for children and communities in the Gitega province of Burundi. Project Amata builds on the success of previous WFP and Kerry partnership, Project Leche, …

Editor’s pickCollagen sports drinks: Ideal for athletes and active people

22-03-2021

Collagen peptides have become a popular ingredient for health-conscious consumers with demand set to continue to soar as its numerous physiological benefits become better understand, as Gelita elaborates more… Collagen has long been a buzzword in the beauty industry due to its beneficial effect on skin, hair and nails. Yet this protein …

BASF expands Ultrason P portfolio

19-03-2021

With the BASF polyphenylsulphone (PPSU) portfolio, bottles can be manufactured by injection stretch blow moulding, extrusion blow moulding, and injection moulding. BASF has expanded its Ultrason P portfolio for the use to manufacture bottles by all three processing methods. The two polyphenylsulphone (PPSU) grades Ultrason P 2010 and P 3010 …

Glatt celebrates continued business success with third expansion of its Technology Centre

19-03-2021

The company marks its 30th anniversary with an investment in the future of its headquarters. From vitamins in animal feed and enzymes in detergents to powder materials for batteries, Glatt, the German process engineering company, has been working in close cooperation with research companies. The latest developments include a fluid bed system …

Nestlé Professional launches Harvest Gourmet plant-based solution in Singapore

18-03-2021

Nestlé has embraced consumers’ growing appetite for healthier meat-free foods with the unveiling of Harvest Gourmet, a new plant-based solution, that meets the needs of foodservice operators by providing more choices for conscious consumers, and normalising the consumption of meat-alternatives in restaurants, cafes and hotels for all …

Flavour is king, but is not the only trend in ice cream

18-03-2021

Flavour is the single most important choice factor and purchase driver for ice cream shoppers, according to Innova Market Insights, but there are other trends in ice cream development that help to build further competitive edge. These include non-dairy formulations, low sugar recipes, cleaner labels, and ethical ingredients. Non-dairy ice cream …