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Naturex enters the blood sugar control market with next generation ingredient Glucevia

Antioxidants & Plant Extracts

After several years of intensive work, Naturex has developed a patented and scientifically proven ingredient that answers the need of more than 79 million Americans for controlling their blood sugar. Type-2 diabetes affects over 25.8 million Americans and over 366 million people worldwide, and is predicted to be the 7th leading cause of death in the world by 2030. Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and avoiding excess sugar are two of the …

Naturex Gives an Extra Boost to the US Greek Yoghurt Category

Dairy Products

In the past few years, Greek yoghurt has represented a major opportunity in the dairy sector. However, sales have begun to flatten out, rising only 3 per cent in January 2015. To return the category to its previously strong growth, manufacturers need to find new ways to stand out of the crowd and appeal to consumers. To help them achieve this, Naturex’s SPRINGlab innovation team has developed a savoury yoghurt concept that harnesses …

New BTRV2.1 Belt Tracking Roller for Steel Belts by Berndorf Band

Conveyor Systems

Berndorf Band GmbH, one of the world leading vendors of steel belts for use in the food industry, is introducing the new BTRV2.1 compact belt tracking roller for steel belt conveyors and continuous oven lines at the iba 2015 trade show in Munich, the world's leading trade fair for bakery, confectionery and snacks. The new Berndorf Band belt tracking roller is a standalone system which can be retrofitted to any solid or wire mesh steel belt …

New Cake Solution Taps into ‘Snackification’ Trend

Bakery & Cereal Products

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a high-protein snack cake solution that will enable bakery companies to target opportunities created by the ‘snackification’ of meal occasions. According to research by Nielsen, as many as 45% of consumers globally regularly consume a snack as a meal alternative. Of these, 52% do so at breakfast, 43% at lunch and 40% at dinner. This phenomenon – known as snackification – is redefining …

New Dairy Protein Solves Watery Low-Fat Cottage Cheese Problem

Dairy Products

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a unique new clean-label protein solution that tackles the long-standing problem of watery low-fat cottage cheese. Sales of cottage cheese are rising as consumers seek out healthy dairy products that are low in fat and high in protein. Just like Greek yoghurt and Skyr, cottage cheese falls into this category and is enjoying a surge in popularity. New launches of cottage cheese products globally increased by …

New Lubrication-Free Linear Guide from igus for Greater Sliding Precision

Automation & Control Systems

Heavy-duty version of the drylin T linear guide from igus, now with adjustable clearance The drylin T guide as a heavy-duty version with adjustable clearance will be presented by the motion plastics specialist from Cologne at Motek in Stuttgart. This new product provides users with more precision during linear movement, even in very rough environments. The HD version with stainless-steel cover is also suitable for heavy loads in dirty …

New product format for Probi Digestis® targeting kids segment

Pre- & Pro-Biotics

Probi’s partner, Sanofi, is launching Cenovis Kids Superbiotics in South Korea. Cenovis Kids Superbiotics, based on Probi Digestis, a combination of probiotics and prebiotics is launched as a new product application. The new format, a powder stick, is a convenient solution targeting a new market segment, the kids segment. The new Probi Digestis®stick-pack product is a fast-melt powder that can be poured straight into the mouth, …

New Tweedy Mixer with Cleaning, Maintenance and Operational Upgrades

Food & Beverage Processing

The Baker Perkins range of Tweedy bread dough mixing systems has been extensively re-engineered for more hygienic operation, easier maintenance and lower noise levels. These significant cleaning, maintenance and operational upgrades were achieved while retaining all the important process characteristics which ensure high-quality dough at high outputs. Improved hygiene has been addressed in two ways: reducing the levels of dust, water and dough …

Operator Control and Monitoring in Special Environments

Automation & Control Systems

Siemens launches devices for operator control and monitoring in special environments. The new monitors and panel PCs are suitable for use in hygienic production areas, such as in the food industry, and also meet the requirements of the chemical, oil and gas industries. The new stainless steel Simatic Inox Pro devices have the high IP66K degree of protection, and are suitable for use in hygienic production areas in the food and tobacco, …

Purity from Nature chocolate couvertures launches in Asia Pacific

Cocoa & Chocolate Products

Cacao Barry®, the world’s leading gourmet chocolate brand, today officially unveils the next generation of chocolate couvertures, Purity from Nature, at its Asia-Pacific launch. Pure and intense, the Purity from Nature chocolate couvertures – Ocoa™, Inaya™ and Alunga™ – stemmed from a rising demand for premium chocolate by artisans, chocolatiers and pastry chefs. Worldwide, demand for chocolate is …