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Editor’s pickCompac’s New Sizer Simulator Improves Productivity of Packhouses by Using Virtual Fresh Fruit

Digital, Innovation, Virtual, Fresh Fruit

Auckland, New Zealand, October 4, 2018 – Compac has launched the Sizer Simulator, a unique simulation tool which enables fruit and vegetable packhouses to upskill operators and prepare for incoming fresh produce batches. Sizer Simulator also enables users to optimize packing efficiency by extracting maximum performance from existing …

Celebrating 150 years of KHS: from equipment trader to global turnkey supplier


Nova Practica: One of the early winery bottle systems with a Holstein & Kappert bottle brushing system and the Nova Practica soaking machine. KHS predecessor Holstein & Kappert founded 150 years ago Rise to one of the beverage industry’s market leaders Most recent developments focus on even more sustainability Dortmund, …

Food Quality Management Takes Centre Stage at Food Japan 2018

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SINGAPORE, 19 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Food Japan 2018 returns to Singapore for the seventh year running, to bring together F&B businesses from across Japan and Southeast Asia. The exhibition is ASEAN's most prolific showcase of authentic Japanese food and beverage (F&B) products, culinary techniques and novel technologies. Formerly known …

AAK Inaugurates Customer Innovation Centre in Singapore


On 27 September, AAK inaugurated its new Customer Innovation Center in Singapore to further strengthen its capabilities and customer co-development approach in the Southeast Asian market. The company has similar centres across the world which work closely with customers to develop value-adding vegetable oil solutions. “This state-of-the-art …

Krones Filipinas Inc. Appoints New Managing Director


On 1 September this year, Krones Filipinas Inc. announced the arrival of Mr. Jojo Mendoza, in the company’s position of  Managing Director. Jojo brings to his new role, a wealth of business management experience from over 17 years in the food and water industry sector where he specialised in process technologies within the food and …