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February 2018

Naturex to Present Opportunities for Nutritious Applications at Engredea 2018

28-02-2018

This year’s Engredea expo (Anaheim, CA, March 9-11, 2018) will see Naturex showcase innovative prototype applications that harness the benefits of some of its newest ingredient solutions, including oat fiber and roasted vegetables. Exhibiting on Booth #3439, Naturex will demonstrate how these ingredients – and others – can help …

IOI Loders Croklaan and Kerry Group Initiate a Small-Growers Support Program

27-02-2018

Wormerveer, 15 February 2018 – IOI Loders Croklaan has partnered with Kerry Group, Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a 3-year Small-Growers Support Program. This program supports the inclusion of smallholders into IOI’s supply chain and will boost small farmer’s (farm size between 0 to 500Ha) …

Dirty Bread Food Trend in China Likely to be Short-Lived, says GlobalData

26-02-2018

The hyper-connected millennials’ and Gen Z’s desire to seek attention by being non-conformist and deviating from norms is pushing the sales of the calorie-rich Chinese chocolate croissant, known as ‘dirty bread’, to stratospheric heights in China but it is unlikely to last long, according to leading data and analytics …

TOMRA Clinches Silver Medal at the International FoodTec Award

23-02-2018

TOMRA launches TOMRA ACT - a new state-of-the-art user interface LEUVEN, BELGIUM 22.02.2018 — TOMRA’s user interface TOMRA ACT has been named a silver winner in the 2018 International FoodTec Award, organised by the DLG (German Agricultural Society). TOMRA ACT is designed to make sorting adjustments simple and predictable for the …

How to Install & Quality Test Plastic Plain Bearings

23-02-2018

by Nicole Lang, National Product Manager, iglide® Bearings The manner in which a bearing is installed and quality tested is essential to the success of any mechanical system. If the installation of the bearing is incorrectly done, or if the quality-testing methods fall short, a variety of problems can arise. By abiding by the following …

DuPont Nutrition & Health Identifies Gaps to Fill through Gluten-free Consumer Survey

22-02-2018

Customized Ingredient Solutions are the Way to More and Better Gluten-free Bakery BRABAND, Denmark, 20 February 2018 – DuPont Nutrition & Health today announced results of a consumer survey where consumers in four key European markets were asked about their attitudes to gluten-free bakery products. The survey results have revealed …

Festo Provides Quick Customisation of Control Cabinet for Water Technology

21-02-2018

A custom control cabinet in record time with the online tool Cabinet Guide Online. (Photo: Festo AG & Co. KG)   Numerous custom control cabinet variations possible with the online tool Cabinet Guide Online. (Photo: Festo AG & Co. KG) Cabinet Guide Online is revolutionising the design of custom control cabinet solutions for water …

EvenDos® Enables Accurate Feeding and Even Distribution

21-02-2018

Punctual feeding (left) compared to even distribution of the good (right) using EvenDos® Increasing cost pressure especially in the production of consumer goods, in combination with higher complexity of recipes and production result in new requirements to processes and machines. By integrating two normally separated production steps into one …

Wellmune® May Improve Intestinal Barrier Function in Stressed Adults: Study

20-02-2018

A newly published pre-clinical study with human donors demonstrated that Wellmune®, the natural immune health ingredient available in food, beverages, and supplements, may protect intestinal barrier function in adults when faced with stress. The study also provided new insights on how the proprietary yeast beta glucan works within the …