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2019

Organic pasta market set to grow with millennial consumers as driving force

18-10-2019

Persistence Market Research (PMR) has published a report on the organic pasta market, which includes the global industry analysis 2014-2018 and opportunity assessment 2019-2029, and projected that the global organic pasta market is expected to reach approximately US$400 million by the end of 2019 in terms of value, and is forecasted to reach …

Editor’s pickVidrimon marks forth acquisition in 2019 for Berlin Packaging

18-10-2019

(From left) Paolo Recrosio CEO of Bruni Glass, a Berlin Packaging Company; Manuel Jordano, ex-owner Vidrimon; Rafael Jordano, ex-owner Vidrimon; and Erminio Tarantola Group M&A and Integration Manager di Bruni Glass, a Berlin Packaging Company. Global packaging juggernaut expands Southern European footprint with increased presence in …

Wacker launches production of pyrogenic silica in the US

18-10-2019

A view of the new pyrogenic silica production facility (left) and the polysilicon plant (right) at the Charleston site. The Wacker Group has been manufacturing hyperpure multicrystalline silicon in Tennessee, USA, since 2016. (Photo credit: Wacker) Production plant has an annual capacity of 13,000 metric tons, and will be used for both sales …

A record-breaking PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO

17-10-2019

The year’s biggest packaging show does not disappoint PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO hit an unprecedented trifecta this year, breaking records for number of exhibitors, total exhibit space and total attendees, according to show owner and producer PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies. By the …

Efficient operation of hygiene sluices with Siemens logic module

17-10-2019

Mohn is a manufacturer of hygiene sluices, washing systems, and stainless-steel operating equipment for the food processing industry. The company has been using a Siemens logic module to control the ultra-modern Highline hygiene sluice. This provides precise control of time checks, access rights, rinsing times, and the addition of cleaning …

Sacco and Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients announce new distribution partnership

17-10-2019

Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients to serve as exclusive Sacco distributor in Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and the Philippines  Sacco and Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients has sealed a new partnership that will see Sacco’s Dairy culture and probiotic dairy products distributed exclusively by Jebsen & Jesson Ingredients in …

DRINKS3 launches new responsible WATER3 in SIG’s combidome carton bottle

16-10-2019

To help achieve its goal of becoming the UK’s lowest carbon footprint drinks brand by 2022, start-up DRINKS3 (Drinks Cubed) has launched its new mineral water in SIG’s combidome carton bottle with Signature packaging material. (Photo credit: SIG) A sustainable choice for responsible consumers  To help achieve its goal of …

Slewing rings from igus help add lively component to 3-metre owls

16-10-2019

The two Kempelen's Owls will soon be part of the Austin Artspace. Visitors can use a hidden mechanism to turn the owl head. (Source: igus) Interactive owl installation becomes a meeting place in Austin, USA Later this year, a work of art will enrich the vibrant cultural landscape of the US city of Austin, Texas. The interactive sculpture, …

Symrise expands footprint in Indonesia

16-10-2019

The expanded innovation centre affirms Symrise’s efforts in strengthening presence in emerging South-east Asian markets with location close to sustainably cultivated raw materials Symrise has invested in its location in the Indonesian capital Jakarta. The company officially opened the expanded innovation centre on 10 October 2019. With this …

Givaudan Active Beauty introduces i-MAPS

16-10-2019

The new instant microbiome profiling system offers customers the opportunity to personalise beauty products for consumers  Givaudan Active Beauty has unveiled its instant microbiome analysis and profiling system (i-MAPS), which allows customers to expand their product offering to include skincare products especially to the microbiome of …