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2021

Dynafill just keeps getting better

19-04-2021

At Drinktec 2017, all eyes within the beverage industry were on the Krones Dynafill. Dynafill’s revolutionary design combines filling and crowning in a single unit, making it possible for the first time to fill and close a bottle of beer in just five seconds. That is twice as fast as any conventional system using separate filling and capping …

igus presents 168 motion plastics innovations

15-04-2021

CEO Frank Blase presenting the revolutionary TRX robotic energy supply system at the renewed trade show stand in Cologne, winner of "iF Communication Design Award 2021". (Source: igus GmbH) A difficult environment has driven more innovations than before - from an integrated robot drive to a ball bearing with 21 times its service life, igus …

DolCas Biotech’s Curcumin for sports nutrition

15-04-2021

Established in 2007 to a generic ingredients company, Orcas Naturals, Dolcas Biotech, LL is an organisation that revolves around the creation, distribution, marketing and creation of unique botanical materials, supporting its efforts with long-standing research and regulatory processes. In a clinical study which took place December last year, …

Ÿnsect accelerates expansion with acquisition of Protifarm

14-04-2021

The integration announces growth in Ÿnsect mealworm production capacity with two mealworns species now in its portfolio. Ÿnsect, a supplier of natural insect protein, has acquired Protifarm, a Dutch AgTech business that offers mealworm ingredients for human food applications. Their joint offering will accelerate manufacturing …

Jungbunzlauer expands citrics plant in Canada

14-04-2021

Jungbunzlauer has embarked on a further expansion of the existing citrics plant in Port Colborne, Canada. The decision comes as a response to a strong and growing global demand for citric acid and citrates as functional and bio-based ingredients in products ranging from food, beverages, detergents and industrial applications, driven by its …

Krones Barifill Canto: Multipurpose filler for bottles and cans

13-04-2021

Krones has presented a multipurpose filler that handles glass bottles, polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers, and cans – the Barifill Canto. The Italian subsidiary Kosme is responsible for its development, construction, and installation. The Barifill Canto fills beer, carbonated soft drinks (CSDs), sparkling water, and sparkling wines …

Kemin Industries acquires Proteus Industries

13-04-2021

Sustainable ingredient technology lessens use of artificial ingredients and strengthens Kemin position in global meat processing industry.   Kemin Industries has announced the acquisition of Proteus Industries, a food technology and ingredient company that created and developed novel clean label protein ingredients and applications to …

New motors extend the application range of the Sinamics S210 servo drive system

13-04-2021

Simotics S-1FS2 in stainless steel housing with features for use in the pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries. Siemens has added new servo motors to its Sinamics S210 single-cable servo drive system, thereby expanding its range of applications. Specifically, for use in the pharmaceutical and food industries, the company launched the …

Mintel launches the Future of Nutrition, Health and Wellness 2021 report

12-04-2021

Mintel has announced the launch of the Future of Nutrition, Health and Wellness 2021 Report, featuring the latest market research, product innovation insights, and consumer trends shaping the nutrition, health and wellness space, as well as opportunities for companies to act on now and strategic recommendations for brands over the next five …