Sealed Air Corporation has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö (TTS-Ciptec).
Mérieux NutriSciences has expanded its dairy testing capabilities in South Africa by acquiring Lactolab.
More dairy companies will look to expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales and take advantage of the +15% compound annual growth rate witnessed by the plant based dairy alternative category, says consulting and market research company Frost & Sullivan.
Danone has entered into an agreement to acquire The WhiteWave Foods Company (WhiteWave) for approximately $12.5bn, with the transaction expected to close at the end of the year.
FOSS has entered into a strategic partnership with Mérieux NutriSciences to tackle food safety.
SUEZ Water Advanced Solutions (formerly Aqualogy Environment) is celebrating after scooping an award for its AQL500 Ice Pigging machine following its launch this year.
Sugar cone manufacturer Biscuits Dupon has partnered with Franz Haas Food Equipment to install two Caiman-D-300 lines to produce 18,000 sugar cones per hour at its factory in Spain.
Certified reference materials (CRMs) to detect enterotoxin A (SEA) in cheese have been developed by the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
German ice cream manufacturer Florida Eis has installed an Ishida X-ray inspection and checkweigher machine for quality control (QC) on its luxury brand, König Ludwig Glace Royale.
Loma Systems has installed a combination checkweigher and metal detection unit at a UK dairy to inspect different sized packs of speciality Stilton cheeses at speeds of up to 20 packs per minute.
Gebo has expanded its Aidlin brand optimizing its performance with OptiFeed, which handles up to 80,000 caps per hour in the food, dairy and beverage sector.
FOSS has introduced the DairyScan, an analytical instrument for testing the fat and moisture content of cheese during production and at final product release.
The US Justice Department, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed Schneider Electric USA will pay a $6.87m penalty for allegedly violating a cleanup operation.
Ready-to-drink (RTD) coconut beverages have rapidly gained popularity with consumers in recent years, with sales of packaged coconut water now estimated to be worth more than $1bn worldwide.
Neogen has strengthened its presence in the cleaner and disinfectant markets with the acquisition of two companies.
3M has launched a test kit to detect microorganisms in a variety of beverages.
Ecolab has introduced a mixed peracid sanitizer and disinfectant for dairy, food, beverage and brewery processors.
Travis Pyykkonen, founder of 1871 Dairy, wants to restore Chicago to the dairy epicenter by making small batch grass-fed cow’s milk more readily available to consumers.
Michaela van Leeuwen, who runs a dairy farm with her husband, in Cortenoever, the Netherlands, has set up Print Cheese to print 3D cheese from raw milk.
A novel process allows water from whey to be recycled for cleaning, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science.