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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 …

Editor’s pickDumping from safety cages eliminated with flexible screw conveyors

12-04-2021

SMK Nutra Makers, a formulator and contract manufacturer of dietary supplements and nutritional products, improved production of a protein shake sports drink by switching from manual dumping of a powdered chocolate mix from an elevated safety cage, to dumping of the mix at floor level into mobile flexible screw conveyors. Previously, operators in …

New GEA CookStar 1000 sets benchmark for roasted, crispy-coated and smoked products

12-04-2021

GEA has launched its new CookStar 1000 spiral oven for manufacturers of roasted, crispy-coated and smoked products. Each aspect of the CookStar 1000 has been refined by GEA engineers to deliver higher capacity, increased yield, improved product quality and consistency, more flexibility and greater efficiency than its predecessors. These …

KH Roberts partners Leistritz to advance plant-based foods innovations in SEA

09-04-2021

KH Roberts, a creator and provider of aromas and tastes, and Leistritz, a supplier of extrusion innovation for pharmaceutical and food processing, have entered a partnership to advance the research and development of plant-based foods specifically for Asian consumer needs. The partnership amalgamates expertise and knowledge from both companies, …

Symrise’s symlife taste balancing solutions bring great taste to good-for-you products

09-04-2021

Bridging the taste gap between a healthy diet and consumer preferences. Symrise has presented its symlife platform, the umbrella for its taste balancing solutions that help to create good-for-you products with enhanced taste. These solutions are designed for the specific needs of food and beverage manufacturers, enabling symlife to help create …