Processing & Packaging

How is this famed product – considered the ‘king of cheeses’ – made? And what systems do producers of the protected designation of origin (PDO) cheese put in place to protect against potential food fraud? GettyImages/FARAHNAZ ALAEI

Inside the dairy: How is ‘king of cheeses’ Parmigiano Reggiano made?

By Flora Southey

Consumer turnover of Parmigiano Reggiano recently hit an all-time high of €2.9bn. What is it about this famed cheese that makes it unique? And as a premium product, what systems do producers put in place to protect against potential food fraud? FoodNavigator...

Krones acquires Ampco Pumps

Krones acquires 90% stake in Ampco Pumps

By Rachel Arthur

Krones has signed an agreement to acquire 90% of Ampco Pumps Company LLC, a Wisconsin company supplying sanitary pumps and applied products like mixing and blending equipment to the food, beverage, dairy processing, personal care and pharmaceuticals markets.

Photo: Stephan & Brady via ADM

Five-fold increase: ADM opens 'world-first' production hub in Spain

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The nutrition solutions specialist has invested more than US$30m into the Valencia-based production facility, which will serve several key global markets and significantly boost the company's capability to produce the sought-after ingredients.

The new SPX FLOW IO-Link Control Unit. Pic: SPX FLOW

New SPX FLOW IO-Link Control Unit

By Jim Cornall

SPX FLOW, Inc., a provider of process solutions for the industrial and nutrition and health markets, has launched a new control unit as a part of the CU4plus platform that now includes IO-Link communication protocol.

Pic: Getty Images/DaveAlan

IDF publishes new bulletin on heat treatment of milk

By Jim Cornall

The International Dairy Federation has released Bulletin No.516 on Heat Treatments of Milk, which looks at the processing of milk, the oldest processing technology in the dairy sector.