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2018

UNITED CAPS Unveils Extended R&D Facility in France

25-06-2018

Closures made from bioplastics don’t just look good; they do good, too. Wiltz, Luxembourg, 22 June 2018 – UNITED CAPS, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, hosted an open house celebrating the opening of its extended R&D facility in Messia, France, on 21 June. Representatives from Nestlé joined the …

Funds Advised By Apax Partners Receive Binding Offer for Azelis

25-06-2018

Azelis, a leading global specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor, recently announced that Funds advised by Apax Partners, the global private equity advisory firm, have received a binding offer and have entered into exclusive discussions to sell Azelis to the EQT VIII fund and PSP Investments. The transaction, which is subject to …

GEA Develops Large Rotary Lobe Pump for Sensitive Products

22-06-2018

Typical application for GEA Hilge NOVALOBE: fruiz yogurt. Image: GEA Düsseldorf (Germany), June 13, 2018 – GEA is expanding its NOVALOBE pump range with the large-volume GEA Hilge NOVALOBE 60. The robust rotary lobe pump is specifically designed for pumping and dosing highly viscous media with large particles. This new development …

Vitafoods Asia Expands By 40% in 2018

22-06-2018

•The go-to business exchange for the nutraceuticals industry, Vitafoods Asia returns in 2018, evolving with new exhibitors including Kerry and Plantex and new learning experiences such as the Probiotic Resource Centre 20 June 2018, Singapore – Vitafoods Asia returns in 2018 to ensure the industry makes the most of its growth …

DSM Continues To Record Strong Growth, Updates on Company Strategy

22-06-2018

Royal DSM, a global science-based company, presented its strategy update on 20 June entitled   “Growth & Value - Purpose led, Performance driven.” at its Capital Markets Day in London (UK).   • Strategy 2015-18 delivering well ahead of all targets • 2018 outlook, as issued on 8 May, …

Food Pathogen Campylobacter Largely Unknown: TÜV SÜD

21-06-2018

Munich. While all of us have already heard of salmonella and E.coli, TÜV SÜD's current consumer survey shows that the general public is largely unaware of Campylobacter, the number one food pathogen. TÜV SÜD's food experts explain how Campylobacter spreads and how to avoid food poisoning. 73,999 cases of campylobacteriosis …

On Robot, OptoForce Eye Southeast Asia Robotics Adoption Market

21-06-2018

Rosborg Greenhouse, Denmark’s largest herb producer, employed On Robot’s RG6 gripper to eliminate monotonous work and reduce high labour cost. The gripper is used alongside a cobot for packing delicate herbs. Targets 250 per cent growth led by Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia Automotive industry projected to invest USD470 million …

Delta Robotics Without Control Cabinet

20-06-2018

Delta robotics without control cabinet: a development project from Festo enables this vision. (Photo: Festo AG & Co. KG) Festo exhibited at SEMICON Southeast Asia 2018, the region's premier gathering of the industry for connecting people, products, technologies and solutions across the global electronics manufacturing supply chain from 22 -24 …

Sensus Celebrates FDA Confirmation of Dietary Fibre Status for Chicory Root Fibre

20-06-2018

Sensus, manufacturer of  Frutafit® and Frutalose® chicory root fibres, welcomes the announcement that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognises inulin-type fructans derived from chicory root as dietary fiber for the new nutrition facts label. The recognition consolidates the fibre status of chicory root fiber in the US and …

Asian Summit to Address Sustainable Packaging and Ingredients

20-06-2018

London – Hosted in Singapore on 4-5 September, the second Asia-Pacific edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will feature sustainable packaging, ingredients, and marketing. For the first time in Asia, an executive summit will look to advance sustainability in the food industry by the use of ingredients and packaging.   The …