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.
3M Food Safety has introduced an assay for the molecular detection of Cronobacter.
Tetra Pak showcased the latest version of its PlantMaster - factory control, supervision and operation software suite, with a global launch at Gulfood Manufacturing.
Ar-kom project management and consultancy firm, is building a confectionery plant in Algeria to become operational in 2017.
GEA has partnered with Fonterra to install the ‘second of its kind’ world’s largest spray dryer at Fonterra milk powder plant in Lichfield, New Zealand.
Andritz, which has been supplying centrifugal separators for dairy and liquid food for 80 years, is seeing ‘a promising market’ in beer production.
The Italian food packaging & processing machinery industry rose to €6.2bn turnover in 2015, according to Antonio Cellie, MD, Fiere di Parma.
JBT has carried out trials on a coil heat exchanger in aseptic systems, to sterilize fruit and vegetable puree and concentrate.
GEA took the opportunity to showcase machinery from its newly acquired company CMT, at Cibus Tec 2016.
DMK Group dairy cooperative in Germany presented its newly acquired company DOC Dairy Partners at SIAL, Paris, last week.
Sealed Air is to spin-off Diversey Care and the related hygiene business by the second half of 2017.
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 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 led by AINIA technology center in Spain, have created a bioplastic ‘Wheypack’ from surplus cheese whey.
Neogen has developed test protocols to analyse yogurts for any kind or type of yeast and mould.
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.
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 has acquired 80% of third-generation family-owned business Trans-Market Sales & Equipment.
Cases of milk sample falsification have decreased by more than ten times compared to 2012, according to Lithuanian data.
In June 2016, DairyReporter.com conducted its inaugural ‘state of the industry’ poll. The key objective of the survey was to gauge vie...