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Maintenance-free knife edge rollers expand the igus online shop range

09-04-2021

iglidur rollers with predictable service life ensure product transport in food technology. igus has expanded its online shop to include the range of iglidur rollers made from polymers. Included in the new range are knife edge rollers made of the blue material iglidur A250. The new tribo-polymer is particularly characterised by its wear …

Tate & Lyle launches Stabiliser University to share expertise for F&B formulators

08-04-2021

Tate & Lyle has announced the launch of Stabiliser University, a new online modular course designed to help formulators and food scientists address stabiliser formulation challenges. The first module – entitled Stabiliser Fundamentals – will take place on Apr 13. The one-hour session will cover the basic principles of formulating …

Editor’s pickNestlé Malaysia opens plant-based meals production site in ASEAN

08-04-2021

RM150 million (US$36.2 million) invested into pioneering facility. Nestlé Malaysia has launched its Plant-Based Meal Solutions manufacturing facility, which marks the first in ASEAN and one of only two in Asia. The new facility will cater to the rising demand for plant-based foods, and will supply local demand as well as exports. The …

New trends identified in Kerry’s whitepaper on stocks and broths

07-04-2021

Global consumer demand for “real” ingredients has moved brands and manufacturers towards cleaner labels and more natural whole foods and sustainable cooking processes – and firmly away from artificial ingredients – in their stocks and broths, according to the whitepaper. Kerry has released a chef’s whitepaper …

Bag Dump Module for process equipment

06-04-2021

A new Bag Dump Module from Munson Machinery can be installed on the lid of bulk solid mixers, blenders, size-reduction equipment and storage vessels to contain dust generated when bulk materials are dumped manually. The self-contained module includes a dust hood with hinged door, a blower that draws airborne dust onto the outer surface of two …

Saint-Gobain develops new Versilon SPT-70 FB IB reinforced silicone tubing

05-04-2021

A smooth inner surface limits particle entrapment. Committed to preserving fluid integrity in all of its fluid transfer products, Saint-Gobain has developed Versilon SPT-70 FB IB, a new food and beverage dispensing tubing that imparts “essentially no taste or odours” to the transferred fluid. Safe to be in contact with food, all …

Co-extrusion system enhancements to improve control and performance

05-04-2021

Baker Perkins has developed innovative technology to improve process control, performance and hygiene on all the units in Co-Ex Master co-extrusion systems, which creates products by adding a centre filling into a cereal outer. Co-extrusion systems can be added to almost any new or existing food extrusion line to produce a variety of pillows, …

Fogg creates new Ultrazone O4 technology

01-04-2021

New sanitising technology. Fogg Filler has been continually focused on improving technology that serves its customers and the environment with the introduction of a new Ultrazone O4 sanitising solution for filling needs. The sanitisation process can perform at a 3 – 6+ log reduction, resulting in a near-aseptic rinse for …