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January 2020

Proseal meets Hawthorn Produce’s needs for speed and space

31-01-2020

A tray sealer and integrated conveyor from Proseal provides HP2 with greater throughput and production line space for packing, allowing it to meet increased demand from its customers. Spalding-based HP2 – short for Hawthorn Produce, Packaging and Handling – required a high-speed tray sealing machine to meet growing customer demand …

Fogg Filler develops new lifters for glass bottles

31-01-2020

New design features gas springs Fogg Filler has designed and engineered new lifter pedestals for glass bottling filling. The new lifter design for glass bottle now comes with the option of a gas spring. All Fogg lifters previously features standard metal springs. With the addition of gas springs, Fogg said that it will provide a “gentler …

Tate & Lyle expands non-GMO ingredients portfolio

30-01-2020

To better support consumers’ demands for clean labels Tate & Lyle has expanded its portfolio of approved non-GMO Project Verified ingredient solutions. The recent additions include several new texturants made from non-GMO dent corn; such as two new gelling starches – THINGUM 107NG and BRIOGEL 1082 NG – designed to …

Back to the roots: Chopping instead of using herbicides

30-01-2020

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings ensure “quick and efficient” chopping in samo’s VarioCHOP system Weed control without herbicides – for this purpose not only organic farmers, but also more conventional farms have relied on the chopping technology. For the quick, flexible and maintenance-free adjustment of machines, …

Lipofoods joins Health Business of Lubrizol Life Science

30-01-2020

Forms new nutraceuticals division Lipofoods has became a part of the Health Business of Lubrizol Life Science (LLS Health), strengthening the organisation’s global presence and providing support to advance its growth in the rapidly developing nutraceutical market. The Lipofoods brands was previously part of the Lubrizol Life Science …

Tofusan launches UHT soymilk in SIG’s aseptic carton packs

29-01-2020

Safe long-life storage and ease of transportation are some of the factors for Tofusan’s choice of SIG’s combiblocMini aseptic carton packs. In an attempt to search for convenient and modern, yet sustainable, packaging solution, Thai start-up company Tofusan has chosen to pack its first organic UHT soymilk range in combiblocMini …

Editor’s pickTetra Pak launches virtual marketplace for F&B manufacturers

29-01-2020

Davos launch connects food and beverage producers with sellers around the world. Tetra Pak has unveiled a full-scale virtual marketplace, which the company claimed as a first for the food and beverage industry. Created using Mirakl software-as-a-service (SaaS) Marketplace solutions, the new platform is aimed at bringing convenience and ease to …