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Mintel Predicts Full steam Ahead for Coffee Sales in Asia

07-06-2018

Asia has increasingly been looked upon as a promising region for the global coffee market over the past few years. In fact, latest research from Mintel shows that Japan and Indonesia are among the world’s largest coffee retail markets by volume. Japan (304,000 tonnes) and Indonesia (268,000 tonnes) are ranked within the top five global …

Fonterra and Lazada Join Forces to Bring Dairy Goodness Online

07-06-2018

SINGAPORE, 30 May 2018: New Zealand-based Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, is bringing its dairy goodness to online consumers in Southeast Asia for the first time through a new partnership with Lazada, the leading online shopping destination in the region.   This is Fonterra’s first partnership with an …

New MULTIDRIVE Technology from Pavan Improves Pasta Production

06-06-2018

Düsseldorf (Germany), June 4, 2018 – Pavan presented his new MULTIDRIVE technology at this year’s Ipack-Ima. The new technology allows manufacturers to make long cut pasta of unrivalled quality at the same time delivering energy savings and a reduced overall footprint. These results have been achieved through a number of …

Algatech Launches Fucovital®, a Fucoxanthin from Microalgae

05-06-2018

Kibbutz Ketura, Israel—Algatechnologies, Ltd. (“Algatech”) launches Fucovital®, a patented, all-natural 3% fucoxanthin oleoresin produced and extracted from microalgae. Fucovital’s unique composition is the first fucoxanthin granted New Dietary Ingredient Notification (NDIN) acknowledgement for dietary supplements from …

Wear-Resistant Tribo-Tape Liners from igus Enable Easy Sliding

05-06-2018

The company igus displays its advanced tribo-tape product range at the 2018 Hannover Messe As a sliding surface, the tribo-tape reduces abrasion during linear movements, allows easy sliding and reduces wear. The film is also already being used as edge protection and product protection by lining metal parts in packaging systems or conveyor …

Unique Freezer Control System for Improved Food Quality

04-06-2018

The S-Tec spiral freezer, with CALLIFREEZE®, uniquely provides continuous control of the frozenness of food products. (Photo GEA) The technology group GEA now offers its spiral freezer series S-Tec for the food industry with the unique control technology CALLIFREEZE®. The new system ensures that all products are frozen precisely to the …

Premium Beverage Bottler Chooses Sidel for Complete PET Packaging Line

04-06-2018

USHydrations recently acquired a complete PET line from Sidel, equipped with a Matrix™ Combi, for their company's headquarter in Pittston, Pennsylvania (USA). Installation of the line began in April 2018 and it will be able to bottle soft drinks and water, both still and carbonated, at a speed of 36,000 bottles per hour (bph). Technology, …

ProPak Asia: JBT to Showcase High Pressure Processing Equipment

04-06-2018

At ProPak Asia, from 13-16 June, JBT will be showcasing its AvureTM HPP Technologies that manufacture fast, robust and reliable high pressure processing (HPP) equipment for the food and beverage industry, including the expandable AV-X Avure’s HPP machines that enable producers to increase food safety and extend shelf life while …