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Editor’s pickDon’t stick with the old when it comes to food labelling

18-03-2021

Rock Wei, R&D director, Asia-Pacific, industrial adhesives, Bostik, assess pressure sensitive and hot-melt applications for food contact labels. Worldwide, there has been a sharp rise in consumer demand in many commodity-driven industries due to the availability of a wider range of products online and in stores. One sector that has seen an …

Virtual presentation of EB Solutions for sustainable and recyclable flexible packaging

17-03-2021

The Green Packaging Showroom presented the benefits using electron beam (EB) printing technologies. The Green Packaging Showroom, an event organised by Comexi and companies of the flexible packaging industry, was joined by approximately 1,000 people. The event presented the technological advantages of printing with offset or flexo electron …

Scanlab expands SCANcube product family

17-03-2021

Scanlab has developed the new SCANcube IV scan system. As the primary representative of this product range, SCANcube IV features optional read-back functions, thereby providing an essential process monitoring component. The new SCANcube IV can be configured for the required application using different tuning and mirror variants. In combination …

Cleaning chamber from K+G Wetter ensures hygienic safety when grinding

16-03-2021

A clean solution for safe food production. With its smart machines, K+G Wetter ensures safety and hygiene in production. The company combines quality and modern food processing requirements with its intelligent solutions, as Volker Schlosser, international sales manager for K+G Wetter, explained: “Our claim is to continuously develop our …

DaVinci Gourmet launches new beverage solutions with health benefits

16-03-2021

The collection meets growing demand for the foodservice industry to offer beverages that support good health and today’s active lifestyles. DaVinci Gourmet has introduced a new range of five beverage solutions fortified to enhance well-being – Wellmune Boost, Culture Boost, Plant Protein Boost, Turmeric Craft Blend, and Bulletproof …

Editor’s pickNew-tech standing pouches cut fresh food waste

15-03-2021

Divine Flavour adopts StePac’s modified atmosphere standing pouches for extending produce shelf life in the retail sector. StePac, a supplier of packaging for fresh produce, has gained growing interest in the retail sector for their functional standing pouches. The resealable bags are developed with the company’s Xgo advanced …

Oatly unveils plans to build “world’s largest” plant-based dairy factory

15-03-2021

The first UK factory is expected to produce 300 million litres of oat drinks per year at launch. Oatly, a Swedish oat drink company, has announced plans for its first UK factory, located in Peterborough. Anticipated to launch in Q1 2023, the new factory will provide an end-to-end solution for Oatly. With sustainability at the heart of the …

Firmenich unveils new West Coast Innovation Centre for product development

15-03-2021

Firmenich has unveiled its newly designed West Coast Innovation Centre in Anaheim, California, the US, the home of its 7.5-acre Durarome production site and West Coast commercial business. The new facilities are designed to increase creativity, improve collaboration with its customers, and enable more rapid end-to-end product development. Karl …