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Comexi marks first remote installation during COVID-19 pandemic

17-06-2020

The installation took place at the Plásticos Correa plant in Medellín, Colombia and included the assembly of a Comexi SL3 solvent-less laminator. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Comexi has remotely installed multiple machines in response to the increased production of its customers. Most recently, the company completed the first …

K+G Wetter’s mixer grinders facilitate “dead-space-free” mixing

16-06-2020

Machines from K+G Wetter are designed as application-oriented solutions. For instance, the design of the U 200 mixer grinder separates the mixer section from the grinder section. This process prevents the formation of “dead spaces” during mixing. In mixer grinders, the mixture normally enters the transfer zone to the meat worm before …

Bayer Animal Health brings more technologies to warm-water aquaculture

15-06-2020

Three agreements enhance its integrated pond water treatment solutions for shrimp. Bayer Animal Health has enhanced its solution offerings for shrimp and other warm-water aquaculture species through supply and distribution agreements with water treatment technology suppliers – Cytozyme Laboratories and Chengdu Kehongda Technology – …

Admix’s DynaShear inline mixers receive EHEDG certification

15-06-2020

The DynaShear inline mixers from Admix have been certified by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group (EHEDG) for meeting the guidelines for hygiene design and cleanability. EHEDG sets the standards for hygiene in the food processing industry, and the Type EL-Class 1 certification is a testament that Admix DynaShear models, specifically …

Beyond Meat expands local production capabilities in Europe

12-06-2020

Zandbergen World’s Finest Meat opens new co-manufacturing facility dedicated to Beyond Meat production. Beyond Meat has announced the company’s first co-manufacturing capabilities in Europe with the opening of the Zandbergen co-manufacturing facility in Zoeterwoude, the Netherlands. The new facility, own and operated by Zandergen, …

Nestlé Health Science set to acquire Vital Proteins

12-06-2020

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc), the nutritional science arm of Nestlé, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Vital Proteins, an American collagen brand and a lifestyle wellness platform offering supplements, beverages, and food products. Vital Proteins will continue to operate as a standalone business, remaining committed to its …

Editor’s pickBühler partners with Big Idea Ventures to accelerate sustainable protein revolution

12-06-2020

Underpins the alternative protein revolution; a new pathway to success. Bühler and Big Idea Ventures have joined forces to accelerate the journey of start-ups creating great tasting alternatives to animal-derived protein products. As the global venture capital fund, Big Idea Ventures currently has four accelerator programmes annually in …

Tetra Pak commits to net zero emissions

11-06-2020

The company is committed to reach net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its own operations by 2030, with the ambition to achieve net zero GHG emissions for the entire value chain. Tetra Pak has reaffirmed its strategy priority in driving the sustainability transformation by setting an ambition for net zero emissions across the value chain …

Chr. Hansen extends microbial platform with acquisition of UAS Laboratories

11-06-2020

Chr. Hansen has agreed to acquire UAS Laboratories, a Winconsin-based company specialising in probiotics, at a transaction value of approximately US$530 million. The acquisition will strengthen and expand Chr. Hansen’s global microbial platform and human health business, and is aligned with the company’s strategy of pursuing bolt-on …