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March 2021

Bühler launches Uniline rice mill concept in SEA


New rice mill concept aims to support local rice self-sufficiency in South East Asia. Bühler has released a new integrated rice mill concept optimised for South East Asia’s rice varieties. Uniline rice mills are all-inclusive equipment packages, which can be installed and running within 18 weeks from order, the company …

Bell Germany packs sliced ham range in Mondi’s recyclable packaging


Mondi’s WalletPack material is said to decrease plastic waste by 35 tonnes per year for Bell Germany. Mondi has produced recyclable packaging for Bell Germany’s Abraham range of thinly-sliced gourmet ham. The latter has launched a mono-material recyclable WalletPack in March for over 30 products including Seranno, Prosciutto and …

Editor’s pickSportification and its impact on nutrition


Food for the active goes beyond protein, and there is certainly room for innovative ingredients – like smart-carbohydrates – to help cater the needs of consumers better. One important factor is looking at how these ingredients can provide optimum energy supply, which is key for sports nutrition, and especially relevant for an active, …

Arla Foods Ingredients makes it easy to enrich juice drinks with protein


Arla Foods Ingredients is highlighting the potential of its Lacprodan ISO.Clear to bring the benefits of protein to juice drinks. Lacprodan ISO.Clear is a whey protein isolate developed for the fortification of functional beverages without cloudiness, graininess or off-taste. Lacprodan ISO.Clear has a protein content of 90%, offers high heat …

Sealed Air announces goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040


Sealed Air has announced its goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. This announcement follows the company’s successful execution of its sustainability strategy and performance against its 2020 goal to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of its operations by 25%. The company exceeded its 2020 goal by achieving more than a 44% …

Editor’s pickAgri-food industry contributes over US$717b to South East Asian economy: Oxford Economics


Ongoing pandemic, supply and demand risks and fiscal risks can disrupt the region’s post-COVID-19 economic recovery. South East Asian’s agri-food remains critical to the region’s economy and plays a pivotal role in its future economic development, having demonstrated its resilience in challenging circumstances in 2020. The …