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United Caps reports on progress in Asian markets and status of new Dinnington factory

09-03-2021

United Caps reported that it has been meeting its strategic growth initiatives despite the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling the company to continue to provide customer support, both in terms of implementation of existing caps and closures for new products, as well as continuing to generate 50% of its business from development of caps and closures to …

Cargill charts new course in seafood sustainability

09-03-2021

New programme builds on company’s climate change commitment, focusing on responsibly-sourced feed, fish health and welfare to strive for a more sustainable future for the world’s ocean. Cargill has set a new course to protect oceans, a vital ecosystem where the company helps to grow and move food around the world. Cargill’s …

SACMI appoints new general manager

08-03-2021

Mauro Fenzi will succeed from Giulio Mengoli this March. The SACMI Group has named Mauro Fenzi as its new general manager. Starting this month, he will succeed from Giulio Mengoli. Fenzi has wide-ranging experience in the field of industrial automation systems development. He has gained professional experience in Italy, the US and France. …

Bühler and Vyncke form partnership to offer low-carbon emissions food plants

08-03-2021

Transform biomass side streams into clean energy. Bühler and Vyncke have form a strategic partnership to offer integrated solutions with which biomass side stream products are transformed into clean process energy while reducing operator’s carbon footprint. The dependency on fossil fuels – and with this, CO2 emissions – …

Key Technology introduces Global View

05-03-2021

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced Global View, a new software-driven capability for their VERYX digital sorters. Global View combines product data collected from multiple sensors with different vantage points around the product stream and enables the sorter to consider each object in its …

Ingredion adds new plant protein isolate to portfolio

05-03-2021

Ingredion has announced two new additions to its range of plant-based proteins – VITESSENCE Pulse 1853 pea protein isolate, and PURITY P 1002 pea starch – produced at the company’s new protein manufacturing facility in South Sioux City, Nebraska, the US. These ingredient solutions are sourced from North American farms, enabling …

Schwarzwaldmilch first to opt for SIG’s combiMaxx closure

05-03-2021

New closure meets growing demand for convenience. The first commercial launch of SIG’s combiMaxx convenient closure has taken in partnership with German dairy Schwarzwaldmilch. Consumer demand for more convenience in packaging is constantly growing. SIG’s new wider closure combiMaxx is a solution aimed at taking convenience to a …

Grüninger establishes innovative flavouring process for margarines and bakery fats

04-03-2021

Individualised taste profiles and improved process stability can be achieved within three steps, the company claims. Grüninger, a Swiss producer of industrial and commercial margarines, has developed a new technology to produce palm-free, vegan and vegetarian margarines in which any off-note flavours are “effectively” taste …

WMFTG offers new Certa 800 Sine pump

04-03-2021

The latest addition to the MasoSine Certa family of Sine pumps, the Certa 800 provides flows to 255m3/h, and is now available from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG). Designed to offer enhanced food product quality through gentle handling, the Certa 800 has demonstrated its ability to reduce fines and increase yields in cheese production …