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Starchless Depositing Covers a Complete Range of Jellies and Gummies

13-06-2018

Jellies and gummies of any texture, from soft pectin jellies to chewy gelatin gummies, can now be made economically and at high quality by the Baker Perkins starchless depositing process. Two recent developments are milestones in the progress of choice in these expanding markets.  They bring significant opportunities to enlarge these …

Co-founder and CTO of Universal Robots Wins Engelberger Award 2018

13-06-2018

Esben Østergaard, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Universal Robots, a market leader of collaborative robots, has been awarded the automation industry’s most prestigious honour, the Engelberger Robotics Award. Singapore, May 28, 2018: The American Robotic Industries Association (RIA) announced Esben Østergaard as …

Italian Packaging Industry Continues World Tour With Stops in Mexico and Thailand

12-06-2018

The Italian packaging machinery manufacturers are promoting Italian innovation at Expo Pack Mexico and Propack Asia. Italian companies are continuing their tour of leading international trade fairs as part of the intense 2018 promotional programme organised by UCIMA (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) with the …

Maximum Uptime and Financial Advantages for Schweppes Suntory Thanks to Sidel

12-06-2018

Schweppes Suntory recently signed a ‘Time & Material’ contract with the Sidel Group to maintain equipment at its plant in Seville, Spain. The agreement covers the latter’s provision of tailored preventive maintenance for this producer’s aseptic filler, along with a capper and cap feeder purchased from Sidel. The …

Growth in the Global Probiotic Market Highlights Potential in Latin America and Asia

11-06-2018

Innovation is happening with science-backed benefits from shelf-stable probiotic strains Cleveland, OH – June 6, 2018 –The global probiotics market is projected to grow to $64 billion at a CAGR of 7.0 percent through 2022.[1] While all regions are expected to experience growth, the fastest region is Latin America, with Brazil …

Market Volatility Drives Demand for Egg Replacers as New Online Calculator is Launched

11-06-2018

With egg prices going through an extended period of volatility, Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new calculator to help bakery companies determine how much they could save by using egg replacers in their cake recipes. A number of events in the global egg production industry have impacted on market conditions. In 2017 and 2018, scares in the …

Optimised for Control Cabinet Installation

08-06-2018

Automation platform CPX-E and valve terminal VTUG from Festo in one package There is a growing trend towards ever smaller control cabinets, and control systems, remote I/Os and valve terminals from Festo are no exception. The modular control system CPX-E and the universal valve terminal VTUG are now combined into one solution package. The …

AAK Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement in GCC region

08-06-2018

AAK has signed an exclusive agent and distributor agreement with Food Specialities Limited (FSL), the leading food and beverage ingredient supplier in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) region. Founded in 1986, FSL is a regional pioneer in offering high-quality food and beverage products, marketing expertise and technical services across the …