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2019

Super Antioxidant Ergothioneine Achieves GRAS Status from FDA

23-08-2019

Southern California-based ingredient supplier and manufacturer, Blue California announced the FDA has issued a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) letter for ErgoActive® (Ergothioneine) or (Ergo) under its "intended conditions of use." This decision enables product manufacturers to incorporate the powerful antioxidant compound in a variety of …

Better Flavour, Better Efficiency

22-08-2019

At Host 2019, Optima will be exhibiting alongside Manes Macchine s.r.l., a company it has been cooperating with for many years. The technical solutions for coffee that they provide cover everything from aroma-optimized, efficient processing after roasting to the entire dosing and packaging process. At the trade show, Optima will also be …

Siemens automates Cheese Vat for Giovanelli GmbH

22-08-2019

As a universal service provider in the field of milk and cheese processing, Giovanelli GmbH offers high-quality solutions for the food and beverage industry. Faced with growing requirements in the sector, the company developed an automated cheese vat. The ultra-modern solution is equipped with automation technology from Siemens and offers remote …

Top Industry Leaders to Speak at Global Water Congress

21-08-2019

All five of the world’s leading international bottled water companies will be represented at the highest level for the 16th annual Global Bottled Water Congress from 8 to 10 October in Dubai. Nestlé Waters Chief Executive Officer Maurizio Paternello Groupe Danone Executive Vice President – Waters and Africa Henri …

Symrise Researches Optimal Vanilla Cultivation Methods in Madagascar

20-08-2019

Symrise generates insights on the best cultivation conditions for vanilla in specifically designed fields in northern Madagascar. The results shall help increase yields and ensure consistent premium quality. As an integral part of Symrise’s work and partnership approach, Symrise will share the expertise gained from the tests with local …

A Guide to Closed-Loop Recycling

20-08-2019

The majority of consumers view plastic bottles and cans as single-use items, but when one is thrown into the trash, its journey doesn’t end there. This container can take more than 450 years to degrade. Thankfully, looking after our planet and safeguarding our environment for our future generations is becoming a greater priority for …

At Pack Expo, IMA DAIRY & FOOD to Highlight Multilane FFS Machines for Sachets and Stick Packs, New Indexing Platform for Pre-formed Cups Offering Endless Flexibility, and Enhancements to Portion Pack Equipment Line

19-08-2019

IMA DAIRY & FOOD, whose equipment solutions comprise the long-established brands Gasti, Hamba, Hassia and Erca, will introduce new and recently enhanced packaging machines at Pack Expo, September 23-25 in Las Vegas. The equipment provider will debut its M-Flex series of multilane form-fill-seal machines, its EFS – a new fill and seal …