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Processing & Packaging

Pittsburgh Brewing Company returns to producing its own beer using GEA technology Pittsburgh Brewing Company in Pennsylvania, USA, has returned to brewing its popular beers independently. For this purpose, it has invested in a new brewery featuring GEA technology. As a greenfield project, GEA's brewing experts designed and developed the...
Understanding the needs of start-ups and longstanding food producers, FPT’s latest food campus will serve the production process from start to finish. By Axel Arras, managing director of FPT Group FPT is building up the largest food campus in the Asia-Pacific region. The 50-metre campus is situated at the heart of...
The refining of edible oils and fats is a key process in the food and beverage supply chain. In this day and age, where sustainability is top of mind for customers and consumers alike, how do process efficiency and technology intersect to reduce carbon footprint and improve food safety?...
Conveyors form an integral part of ensuring that products are transported smoothly efficiently. Food processing has become highly automated and the equipment used increasingly sophisticated. Industry leading conveying solutions have transformed the food processing industry and are at the heart of any truly efficient production line. Modern conveying systems are now...
Sustainable solutions for mono-material films and vacuum technology by Syntegon Technology can offset environmental concerns surrounding coffee cultivation. Few luxury foods have endured in its popularity as coffee. People around the globe enjoy the versatile beverage. Consumers not only value delicious coffee but are growing increasingly concerned with the product’s...
Better conditions and growing demand are generating incredible growth among regional beverage bottlers in Tanzania. This also goes for Watercom, an enterprise that in the space of a few years has invested in two KHS lines for water, soft drinks and juice. With persistently high annual growth rates of 5%...
Along the supply chain, invaluable food is lost and wasted due to improper storage conditions. Platinum might provide a viable and sustainable solution. By Tony Chen, head of PGM Market Development, APAC at Anglo American Nearly one-third of food produced globally is spoilt or otherwise lost in the supply chain, enough...
Enclosed cable and disc systems can safely and gently convey volumes comparable to belt or bucket systems with less power, product loss, damage, or downtime. By Del Williams, technical writer Food processors have long sought a safer, more energy-efficient means to convey product with less spillage, breakage, or downtime due to...
Damien Gibson, global category director of apples at TOMRA Food, analyses the challenges faced by apple packhouses, and explains how TOMRA Food’s solutions allow them to reduce the labour required for sorting whilst significantly improving the consistency, and accuracy and packout of the sorted product. Although apples are one of...
By Del Williams, technical writer, ACME Engineering Automated scraper strainers, which pre-filter aqueous products and ingredients and wastewater, protect fragile membrane systems from damage caused by large, suspended particles. The use of membrane technology as a processing and separation method in the food industry is gaining wide application for demineralisation, desalination,...