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Kerry partners with WFP to improve food security and nutrition in Burundi

22-03-2021

Kerry has announced details of Project Amata, a new project with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), which aims to enhance the protection and availability of safe, sustainable milk for children and communities in the Gitega province of Burundi. Project Amata builds on the success of previous WFP and Kerry partnership, Project Leche, …

Editor’s pickCollagen sports drinks: Ideal for athletes and active people

22-03-2021

Collagen peptides have become a popular ingredient for health-conscious consumers with demand set to continue to soar as its numerous physiological benefits become better understand, as Gelita elaborates more… Collagen has long been a buzzword in the beauty industry due to its beneficial effect on skin, hair and nails. Yet this protein …

BASF expands Ultrason P portfolio

19-03-2021

With the BASF polyphenylsulphone (PPSU) portfolio, bottles can be manufactured by injection stretch blow moulding, extrusion blow moulding, and injection moulding. BASF has expanded its Ultrason P portfolio for the use to manufacture bottles by all three processing methods. The two polyphenylsulphone (PPSU) grades Ultrason P 2010 and P 3010 …

Glatt celebrates continued business success with third expansion of its Technology Centre

19-03-2021

The company marks its 30th anniversary with an investment in the future of its headquarters. From vitamins in animal feed and enzymes in detergents to powder materials for batteries, Glatt, the German process engineering company, has been working in close cooperation with research companies. The latest developments include a fluid bed system …

Nestlé Professional launches Harvest Gourmet plant-based solution in Singapore

18-03-2021

Nestlé has embraced consumers’ growing appetite for healthier meat-free foods with the unveiling of Harvest Gourmet, a new plant-based solution, that meets the needs of foodservice operators by providing more choices for conscious consumers, and normalising the consumption of meat-alternatives in restaurants, cafes and hotels for all …

Flavour is king, but is not the only trend in ice cream

18-03-2021

Flavour is the single most important choice factor and purchase driver for ice cream shoppers, according to Innova Market Insights, but there are other trends in ice cream development that help to build further competitive edge. These include non-dairy formulations, low sugar recipes, cleaner labels, and ethical ingredients. Non-dairy ice cream …

Editor’s pickDon’t stick with the old when it comes to food labelling

18-03-2021

Rock Wei, R&D director, Asia-Pacific, industrial adhesives, Bostik, assess pressure sensitive and hot-melt applications for food contact labels. Worldwide, there has been a sharp rise in consumer demand in many commodity-driven industries due to the availability of a wider range of products online and in stores. One sector that has seen an …

Virtual presentation of EB Solutions for sustainable and recyclable flexible packaging

17-03-2021

The Green Packaging Showroom presented the benefits using electron beam (EB) printing technologies. The Green Packaging Showroom, an event organised by Comexi and companies of the flexible packaging industry, was joined by approximately 1,000 people. The event presented the technological advantages of printing with offset or flexo electron …

Scanlab expands SCANcube product family

17-03-2021

Scanlab has developed the new SCANcube IV scan system. As the primary representative of this product range, SCANcube IV features optional read-back functions, thereby providing an essential process monitoring component. The new SCANcube IV can be configured for the required application using different tuning and mirror variants. In combination …