All news articles for March 2020

Pic: Palcut

Nørager Mejeri cuts costs and cardboard

By Jim Cornall

Danish company Nordex Food A/S has automated its packing of its Mediterranean-type white cheeses at Nørager Mejeri, and eliminated cardboard in its palletizing.

The new Eagle EPX100-S. Pic: Eagle

Eagle debuts EPX100-S

By Jim Cornall

Food and beverage manufacturers and processors continue to look for ways to reduce waste while improving yield and product quality and consistency.

Containers and lids are what it’s used most for, though it adapts to any rigid container, like single serve yogurt cups or milk cartons. Pics: Muller Technology

Muller Technology debuts flexible M-Line robot

By Beth Newhart

A new automation line for thin-wall packaging is available now from Muller Technology. It accommodates multiple mold types and pitches and multiple cavitation for rigid containers.

Alimentaria takes place at the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via venue.

Alimentaria moved to September

By Jim Cornall

More trade shows are being postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak that has recently led to a lockdown in northern Italy.

Fonterra chairman John Monaghan is retiring in November.

Fonterra chairman to retire in November

By Jim Cornall

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited (FCG) chairman John Monaghan says he will retire as a director of the cooperative when his current three-year term ends at the annual meeting in November.

Closing date for entries into the contest is March 31. Pic: Getty Images/anskuw

Ice Cream Alliance launches new contest

By Jim Cornall

The Ice Cream Alliance (ICA), the UK trade association for the sector, has launched a competition to find the UK’s ice-cream Parlour of the Year.

The Bingo Bagger can fill both polyethylene and laminate materials.

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WeighPack introduces PrimoLinear V5 machine

By Jim Cornall

Montreal, Canada, headquartered packaging machine manufacturer WeighPack Systems Inc has launched a new foodservice vacuum packaging system.

Arla plans to expand the JÖRD brand with a range of plant-based products.

Arla enters plant-based sector

By Jim Cornall

Dairy cooperative Arla has entered the market for plant-based products, saying it is responding to meet consumer demand.

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