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Pot plant operational

Pot plant operational

Graham Packaging Company has begun production of polypropylene
yoghurt containers at a new French plant, adding to the companies
growing blow moulding capabilities.

One-Shot scoops success

One-Shot scoops success

UK-based ice cream equipment specialist One-Shot has unveiled its
most recent innovation - a system that delivers soft serve ice
cream in 250ml portions. The company believes that the development
will go some way to meeting the ever-increasing...

Blowing better bottles

Blowing better bottles

Italian equipment provider SIPA has launched a new high speed
rotary blow moulder, which is said to offer plastic container
manufacturers increased production flexibility.

Fibre-powered drinks

Fibre-powered drinks

Soluble fibre, the rising star of the ingredients world, has
traditionally been found and consumed in solid foods such as
cereals, vegetables and fruits. A new generation of soluble fibres
- formulated by a number of ingredients...

Preventative measures

Preventative measures

Allied Bakeries has reached an agreement with industrial equipment
supplier APV Baker to cover equipment service and maintenance for
more than 50 key processing units in five plants.

Milk facts 'debunked'

Milk facts 'debunked'

The popular 'myth' that milk has a high fat content is just one of
many preconceived ideas about the dairy product which the UK Dairy
Council is hoping to dispel with a new campaign targeting women in
particular.

Dairy products get fruity

Dairy products get fruity

Swiss flavours and extracts manufacturer Emil Flachsmann is
introducing EFLA Trees of Life, a line of plant-based extracts
designed especially for the dairy industry to provide a functional
twist.

Scottish dairy expands

Scottish dairy expands

Graham's Dairies has further expanded its operations. The business
acquired Stevenson Dairy Farm this week in a move that consolidates
its position as Scotland's largest family-owned dairy.

Glanbia on target

Glanbia on target

Irish food and dairy group Glanbia is likely to meet full year
earnings expectations despite tougher trading conditions, its
managing director said this week.

So, what is fibre?

So, what is fibre?

In the US, the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) is up
in arms this week claiming that new definitions for dietary fibre
compiled by Food Nutrition Board (FNB) are totally inadequate.

Flour power

Flour power

Canadian nutritional oil company Bioriginal Food & Science has
introduced an organic, omega-3-rich flax flour, the first of its
kind on the market, according to the company.

Arla plans job cuts

Arla plans job cuts

Dairy giant Arla Foods is planning to cut 600 jobs over the next
three financial years. The job losses will largely be contained
within the group's administrative departments.

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