A European team of researchers led by the University of Parma, is developing what it claims is the first ever fluid‐repellent, antibacterial metal surfaces in the food and beverage industry.
3M Food Safety’s 3M Petrifilm Rapid Aerobic Count Plates have received the European collective mark NF Validation by AFNOR.
Tetra Pak has expanded its cheese technology portfolio by acquiring Johnson Industries International.
Dutch dairy cooperative Royal FrieslandCampina is looking to sell its fruit juices and drinks manufacturer Riedel to focus on its dairy portfolio.
JBT Corporation has acquired Avure Technologies, which provides high pressure processing (HPP) systems, for $57m.
Three men died and six workers were injured after an explosion at a paper mill owned by Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) on Wednesday (February 8).
Mérieux NutriSciences has inaugurated a lab dedicated to raw milk testing including microbiology and chemistry analyses.
Infuser has started a project to scale-up disinfection technology to boost food safety for industry.
Carlos Fernandez, president/MD, JBT Liquid Foods, explains why middle class acquisitive power is becoming increasingly important for food and drink processors and reflects on a busy 12 months at JBT.
The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) has announced General Colin Powell and former UK Prime Minister David Cameron will headline ISM2017 as keynote speakers.
‘Liquid filling machines are used in a range of industries, but one of the biggest industries to utilize this equipment is the food industry. Many different types of foods and sauces need liquid filling machines that are capable of handling liquid products of varying viscosity.
CCL Industries (CCL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Innovia for approximately $1.13bn, expected to close Q1, 2017.
Food and beverage is one of the UK’s fastest moving, most dynamic industries: market trends can change rapidly, and the desires and tastes of customers can be difficult to predict.
GEA US has partnered with General Electric (GE) to develop ‘GE Blister Free’ reverse osmosis (RO) membranes to reduce dairy processing costs.
BillerudKorsnäs, which manufactures confectionery, snacks and beverage packaging, is investing SEK 5.7bn ($622.25m) in a KM7 (Karton Machine) to produce liquid board, cartonboard and liner at its factory in Gruvön, Sweden, to start operations in Q1, 2019.
A UK-based milk processing plant has partnered with Japanese firm NSK (Nippon Seiko Kabushiki Kaisha) to install oil-impregnated bearings on its machines.
Consumption habits are changing at a fast pace globally and Europe is leading on many of the emerging trends. But, juice and dairy consumption is declining across western Europe, largely driven by the increasingly negative image of processed beverages and UHT technology, says Tetra Pak.
Tetra Pak has launched a next generation standardization unit, designed for automatic in-line standardization of the fat in milk and cream directly after milk separation for milk products.
In Part II of our tour behind the scenes of Parmesan cheese factory Parmigiano Reggiano, in Italy, Giouanna Rosati, consultant, talks about how at the end of the minimum period of ageing (12 months) each wheel is inspected by an expert who evaluates the appearance, structure, and characteristics of the cheese.
Parmigiano Reggiano is a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) product that was first produced by Benedictine monks in 1200 between the Po River and Apennine mountains, Italy.
In June 2016, DairyReporter.com conducted its inaugural ‘state of the industry’ poll. The key objective of the survey was to gauge vie...