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GEA to equip new Danone production plant

GEA has received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines.

GEA opens lab to test powder filling systems for food and dairy industry

GEA has opened an in-house test laboratory at its facility in Hamilton, New Zealand, to test powder filling systems for the food and dairy industry (for infant formulas, coffee, and...

Construction of Yashili New Zealand infant formula plant complete: GEA

GEA has completed construction of Chinese infant formula manufacturer Yashili's first plant in New Zealand.  

GEA acquires Italian mozzarella and pizza cheese equipment firm CMT

GEA has acquire CMT, an Italian company that specialises in equipment for the production of mozzarella and pizza cheese.

SIG Combibloc, GEA join forces to aid Mengniu meal drink development

A "never before undertaken project" involving SIG Combibloc and GEA assisted Chinese dairy Mengniu's meal drink category entry.

DISPATCHES FROM ANUGA FOODTEC, COLOGNE

'It makes sense to have very large spray dryers... but certainly not everywhere': GEA

Demand for spray dryers the size of the one installed at Fonterra’s Darfield plant is unlikely to spread to Europe, says GEA.

Dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

GEA improves DDD air disperser with infrared camera technology

GEA Process Engineering has improved its DDD type (Direct Duct Disperser) air disperser with infrared cameras monitoring nozzle performance for its spray drying technology for food and dairy powders.

Spray dryer simulation investment leaves GEA in 'league of its own'

GEA has invested in a supercomputer that it claims has elevated it to a "league of its own" in terms of spray drying simulation.

GEA set to acquire Dutch cheese technology firm de Klokslag

GEA has entered into an agreement to acquire Dutch cheese production technology firm de Klokslag - a deal it believes will boost its presence in the "growing segment."

GEA to build second giant Fonterra milk powder drier

GEA has been drafted in by Fonterra to build the New Zealand dairy giant a second 30 tonnes per hour capacity milk powder facility.

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GEA creates European powder filling and systems business unit

GEA has drafted in Chr. Hansen executive Christian Rolf Jacobsen to head up its new Powder Systems Europe business unit.

GEA, DTU develop mathematical model to boost milk powder output

In advance of the upcoming European Union (EU) milk quota abolition, GEA and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have developed a mathematical model they claim can increase powdered milk...

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GEA: ‘It’s no secret we want to focus more on food’

The food industry is a secure business with strong growth and GEA is ‘putting all its eggs into one basket’ to drive growth in that area, according to GEA Grasso.

INTERPACK 2014: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

GEA Procomac trials breakthrough White & Safe milk bottle in Italy

Paolo Ventrelli from GEA Procomac tells us that the firm’s White & Safe bottle now on trial in Italy will overcome light barrier problems that have hampered PET uptake in...

Sensitive dairy drive: GEA Procomac’s big push at Interpack 2014

GEA Procomac insists its main focus at Interpack 2014 will be sensitive dairy products, with machines and packaging on show designed to handle milks, milk-based drinks, drinkable yogurt and probiotics.

Coca-Cola Hellenic reveals interest in Pulpy Super Milky style dairy mixed drinks

Coca-Cola Hellenic says it is exploring the technological aspects of filling dairy and juice-based mixed drinks but agrees with Refresco Gerber that Western European markets are not quite ready.

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GEA Procomac sells first ever aseptic PET line for milk products in India

GEA Procomac has sold the first ever aseptic filling line in India for milk products in PET bottles to India's biggest milk producer Gujarat Co-Op Milk Marketing Federation.

Asian milk powder demand drove €120m Q4 deals: GEA

Increasing Chinese and Asian demand for dairy products afforded GEA €120m ($163m) worth of orders from European processors in the last three months of 2013 alone, the German processing technology...

GEA targets biofilm with enzyme-based system

GEA is to launch a bacterial screening and enzyme-based cleaning service with bacteriological monitoring next year.

LIVE FROM THE INTERNATIONAL DAIRY SHOW

Filtration not a 'complete replacement' for heat treatment in dairy: GEA

Membrane filtration and aseptic filling technologies will never provide a "complete replacement" for traditional heat treatment methods in the manufacture of extended shelf life dairy products such as UHT milk,...

DRINKTEC 2013: gea group: 'NOTHING COMPARes IN ANY OTHER COUNTRY'

‘Simply the best’? Industry leaders deliver Drinktec 2013 verdict

Drinktec’s organizers claim that the trade show is ‘simply the best’ after almost 70,000 visitors attended the show, which won glowing reviews from GEA, Ecolab, Döhler and Gebo Cermex.

DRINKTEC 2013: GEA CLAIMS IMPORTANT ASEPTIC BREAKTHROUGH

GEA Procomac unveils 'ideal machine' for UHT milk filling

DairyReporter.com caught up with GEA Procomac sales director, Flavio Salvadori, at drinktec 2013 to talk about the company's new ABF aseptic blowing-filling-capping machine, and the factors that make it the "ideal...

drinktec 2013: live from the show floor

Unbottling Drinktec 2013: SACMI to Carlsberg and CCL Label

Tania Higgins from DrinkTec TV wraps up the show’s final day exploring new labeling technology from SACMI and the importance of secondary packaging to Carlsberg.

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

GEA piston doser developed for 'new generation' of beverages, dairy drinks

DairyReporter.com spoke with GEA Procomac last week at drinktec 2013 in Munich about its Piston Doser PX, and the "new generation" of fruit piece-infused beverages and dairy drinks that drove the development....

GEA: ‘Revolutionary’ mixing tech marks juice processing step change

GEA Liquid Processing claims its Inline Formula machine marks a mixing technology ‘step change’ and believes juice and carbonated water manufacturers are missing significant cost savings.

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