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CMT expands cheese technology following GEA acquisition

GEA took the opportunity to showcase machinery from its newly acquired company CMT, at Cibus Tec 2016.

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DMK Group debuts newly acquired company DOC Dairy Partners at SIAL

DMK Group dairy cooperative in Germany presented its newly acquired company DOC Dairy Partners at SIAL, Paris, last week.

Sealed Air to spin-off Diversey Care in 2017

Sealed Air is to spin-off Diversey Care and the related hygiene business by the second half of 2017.

Scientists discover OAL cooking process reduces fat in dairy sauces by up to 20%

A joint project between OAL and the University of Lincoln has shown food manufacturers can reduce fat in dairy based sauce products by up to 20% using steam infusion Vaction technology.

Unilever: HFC is a challenge in certain regions as it phases out harmful ice cream fridges

Unilever admits it is difficult to obtain hydrocarbon (HC) gases in certain regions in the quantities and quality required, as the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces a second Refrigeration Resolution.

Researchers create bioplastic ‘Wheypack’ from cheese waste

Researchers led by AINIA technology center in Spain, have created a bioplastic ‘Wheypack’ from surplus cheese whey.

Neogen develops test protocols to detect yeast and mould in various yogurt types

Neogen has developed test protocols to analyse yogurts for any kind or type of yeast and mould.

Tetra Pak holds seminar on delivering safe and hygienic products to market in India

Tetra Pak welcomed 80 customers from co-operative and private dairy companies across India to its $135m Chakan facility this month to host a two-day 'Innovations in Dairy Processing' seminar.  

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Comet Group starts work on HQ expansion

Comet Group has started work on expanding its HQ which will create 20,000 square meters of additional production space by mid-2018 and 250 more jobs.  

Krones expands geographical footprint in North America

Krones has acquired 80% of third-generation family-owned business Trans-Market Sales & Equipment.

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Milk sample falsification cases decreasing - SFVS

Cases of milk sample falsification have decreased by more than ten times compared to 2012, according to Lithuanian data.

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Unilever recalls ice cream due to metal contamination

Unilever is recalling four batches of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream due to potential metal contamination.

Danish project targets safer and expanded use of camel milk

A Danish development project is aiming to make African camel milk safer to drink and develop methods for further processing.

Mocon launches yeast and mould test method for dairy

Mocon has launched a yeast and mould test method for dairy applications.

Pro Mach to expand in North America and China following Zarpac acquisition

‘Customers are looking for a full service partner to simplify line development, achieve optimum performance, reduce risks, simplify line control, and better manage costs throughout the design, build, and production lifecycle’, says Pro Mach.

Chocolate ice cream flavor overtakes vanilla for the first time in eight years

Nearly 22% of ice cream products launched in the UK in the past 12 months were chocolate flavored, compared to vanilla at 18%, caramel or caramelized flavors at 13% and strawberry at 12%, according to Mintel.  

Newamstar turns to ZW3D to design packaging and blow molding machines for liquid bottles

Newamstar, which works with Nestlé, Danone and Coca-Cola, has partnered with ZWCAD Software Company (ZWSOFT) to purchase over 100 sets of ZW3D software to design packaging and blow molding machines for liquid bottles and mechanical parts.

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Dairy settles with EPA on alleged environmental violations

Sunshine Pride Dairy has paid almost $180,000 to settle alleged environmental violations at a former cheese processing facility.

special edition: rapid pathogen detection

‘My biggest food safety challenge is effectively managing my environment’

To run a successful program, integrated, real-time data capture, reporting and action should be coupled to fast and comprehensive testing, according to Sample6.

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Sealed Air acquires Cleaning in Place specialist

Sealed Air Corporation has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö (TTS-Ciptec).

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