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Cleaning chamber from K+G Wetter ensures hygienic safety when grinding

16-03-2021

A clean solution for safe food production. With its smart machines, K+G Wetter ensures safety and hygiene in production. The company combines quality and modern food processing requirements with its intelligent solutions, as Volker Schlosser, international sales manager for K+G Wetter, explained: “Our claim is to continuously develop our …

DaVinci Gourmet launches new beverage solutions with health benefits

16-03-2021

The collection meets growing demand for the foodservice industry to offer beverages that support good health and today’s active lifestyles. DaVinci Gourmet has introduced a new range of five beverage solutions fortified to enhance well-being – Wellmune Boost, Culture Boost, Plant Protein Boost, Turmeric Craft Blend, and Bulletproof …

Editor’s pickNew-tech standing pouches cut fresh food waste

15-03-2021

Divine Flavour adopts StePac’s modified atmosphere standing pouches for extending produce shelf life in the retail sector. StePac, a supplier of packaging for fresh produce, has gained growing interest in the retail sector for their functional standing pouches. The resealable bags are developed with the company’s Xgo advanced …

Oatly unveils plans to build “world’s largest” plant-based dairy factory

15-03-2021

The first UK factory is expected to produce 300 million litres of oat drinks per year at launch. Oatly, a Swedish oat drink company, has announced plans for its first UK factory, located in Peterborough. Anticipated to launch in Q1 2023, the new factory will provide an end-to-end solution for Oatly. With sustainability at the heart of the …

Firmenich unveils new West Coast Innovation Centre for product development

15-03-2021

Firmenich has unveiled its newly designed West Coast Innovation Centre in Anaheim, California, the US, the home of its 7.5-acre Durarome production site and West Coast commercial business. The new facilities are designed to increase creativity, improve collaboration with its customers, and enable more rapid end-to-end product development. Karl …

AAK implements satellite monitoring globally to support zero deforestation

12-03-2021

AAK has taken another step in delivering on its sustainability commitments by partnering with sustainability tech companies Earthqualizer and Satelligence that provide satellite data. The partnerships will allow AAK to monitor its global supply base for palm oil with improved accuracy and in real time. This will also bring forth the opportunity to …

Barry Callebaut opens third chocolate factory in India

12-03-2021

Marks the manufacturer’s largest investment in the country to date. Barry Callebaut has opened a new chocolate and compound manufacturing facility in Baramati, India. Marking the company’s biggest investment in India to date, the new chocolate factory and warehouse include an R&D lab, and assembly lines capable of manufacturing …

SIG joins AIM-Progress to collaborate for positive impact through responsible sourcing

12-03-2021

SIG has become a member of the AIM-Progress, a global forum of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers and common suppliers, assembled to enable and promote responsible sourcing practices and sustainable supply chains. Responsible sourcing has been a key pillar of SIG’s net positive ambition to go Way Beyond Good for society and the …

Wear-resistant sliding and free designing with igus plate strips

11-03-2021

Abrasion-resistant iglidur sliding plates made of plastics is said to provide even more geometric design options. To provide operators with even more tribologically optimised solutions, igus has developed five additional plastics that are resistant to wear and abrasion as bar stock plate strips in its product range. They are the iglidur W300, …