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October 2020

Bostik introduces Food Touch H18 series for direct food contact labels

30-10-2020

Food Touch H18 is part of a series of hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives compliant with local standards for food safety. Bostik has announced the launch of Bostik Food Touch H18, a new series of hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs) for applications such as direct food contact labels. Bostik Food Touch H18 series is compliant with …

Chr. Hansen Natural Colours inaugurates new R&D centre in Montpellier

30-10-2020

The new facilities in Montpellier are part of a long-term investment strategy to focus on innovative and natural solutions that enable manufacturers to meet consumers’ growing awareness and demand for natural and easy-to-understand ingredients.   As the demand for natural colours continues to grow globally, Chr. Hansen Natural …

Tomra Insight 4.0 data platform enhances food sorting and grading efficiencies

29-10-2020

Cloud-based service unlocks the power of big data to monitor and optimise food sorting processes. Following its launch last year by Tomra Sorting Recycling, Tomra Insight is now also being made available to Tomra Mining customers, Tomra Food and Compac, part of the Tomra Food family. For these industries the platform is enhanced by new …

Kerry launches Explore Umami and Kokumi initiative

29-10-2020

Kerry’s Explore Umami and Kokumi campaign is designed to introduce product developers to the depth and deliciousness of clean label umami and kokumi ingredients in savoury products, meat applications and plant-based proteins. Kerry has embarked on its Explore Umami and Kokumi campaign, an initiative that invites food product developers …

Arla Foods Ingredients tips high-protein iced tea as “next big beverage” trend

28-10-2020

Arla Foods Ingredients has identified high-protein iced tea as the “next big trend” in beverages. Demand for functional and fortified beverages is increasing rapidly. A Euromonitor study revealed that in the US alone, where sales grew by 51% between 2014 and 2019, the market is projected to be worth US$819 million by 2024. To meet …

Sorma Group introduces new eco-friendly pack

28-10-2020

The solution, which features an innovative level of breathability, is undergoing testing and will be available on the market by the end of the year. Sorma Group has planned to introduce a fruit and vegetable packaging that is 100% paper-based and therefore completely recyclable. The designed models, which are designed for packaging fruit and …

Igus’ E4Q energy chain wins German Design Award

28-10-2020

The latest energy chain generation design is said to save weight, increase strength, and reduce assembly time by 40%. Igus’ E4Q energy chain series has been awarded the German Design Award for its design. The E4Q energy chain series was developed to achieve the best possible solution for unsupported and long travels. In the process, …

Editor’s pickBold, Stylish: Food & Beverage Asia introduces sleek new logo

27-10-2020

A juggernaut in the food and beverage industry, Food & Beverage Asia first came onto the scene in 2001 – and it hasn’t looked back since. Today, the magazine announced its plans to stay on the up and up, with a newly-revamped logo that brings together the best of the established and the new. The new Food & Beverage Asia logo …