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The impact of climate change on the global food system cannot be understated. With global crops and harvests under threat from rising temperatures, sea levels and other changes, alongside a growing population and rising affluence, food producers must do all they can to safeguard and fortifying the nutritional needs...
In an ever-changing world, food manufacturers must ensure high levels of compliance and machine maintenance to serve the best for their customers. Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection provides solutions that delivers flexibility, traceability and accountability. Ensuring food safety and hygiene standards have always been key in the production process. In addition to...
By Agatha Wong Technological advancements have made dairy alternatives possible and aplenty. Ranging from the microbial to the mycelial, companies are coming up with unique, plant-based replacements for traditional dairy products. One of such exciting ventures into this industry is FairFlavor, which utilises the Kenari nut as the basis for...
Nutrition is a growing topic of interest in light of a growing population amidst a global pandemic. Ajinomoto Group is paving the way for nutrition literacy through its holistic strategies that cultivate nutrition through its research and outreach initiatives. By Agatha Wong It goes without saying that eating is a fundamental...
With the plant-based market taking shape particularly in Asia, food producers must do more to differentiate their products from competing brands. Dirk Oyen, vice-president and general manager South East Asia for Human Nutrition at ADM, shares how food producers can maximise the potential of their products through paying attention...
The food and beverage industry is no stranger to digitalisation, yet many companies remain slow to its transformative impact. Giving light on this matter, Mike Walsh shares his thoughts on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in this new era of machine intelligence in food and beverage sector. To remain relevant,...
The Grocery Manufacturer’s Association claims the average product recall can cost a food manufacturer $10m in direct costs alone but indirect and reputational costs can be much higher. To fall in line with HACCP requirements ensuring that products are of high quality and foreign-body free, Gericke has developed its...
Moving on: igus presents new designs amidst pandemic Igus recently presented its Motion Plastics Show. The press conference, which was carried out via a livestream, saw developers and engineers showcasing their latest designs and products across the large exhibition space. The conference also marked the second consecutive year in which...
Sacco System has reorganised its Agro-food division – expanding product lines, fresh qualified personnel, and a new leader in its Business Unit. Dr Luigi Rossi, executive director of Agro-food, shares about the division’s new plans and strategies. Dr Rossi, you have worked for decades in the dairy business. What prompted...
In a move to tap into the pharmaceutical market with its leading branded ingredients, Julia Diaz, head of marketing at Pharmactive shares what this move means to Pharmactive Biotech, S.L. and more about the company’s validated saffron extract, affron®, which can be used as stand-alone or to enhance pharmaceutical...