Processing & Packaging

For a producer running three FoodScan units it is estimated moving to the new Foodscan 2 with FossAssure will realize yearly savings of more than $70,000.

New NIR analyzer from FOSS enables faster dairy analysis

By Jim Cornall

Danish company FOSS has introduced the FoodScan 2, a new near infrared (NIR) analyzer that allows quality control managers to handle the increasingly complex and time-critical tasks involved in analysis of solid and semi-solid dairy products such as cheese,...

The new range retains the same environmental credentials as the rest of the Tetra Pak portfolio.

Tetra Pak launches new packaging material effects​

By Jim Cornall

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak Artistry, which the company said will help food and beverage producers revitalize the look and feel of their products.

Coveris Americas manufactures flexible plastic and paper products, including rollstock, bags and pouches, coextruded films, shrink films, coated substrates and labels.

Transcontinental acquires Coveris Americas

By Jim Cornall

Canadian company Transcontinental Inc. has agreed to acquire the business of Coveris Americas, a business held by Coveris Holdings S.A., a portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for US$1.32bn.

TRU Aseptics took over Wild/ADM's aseptic facility in Beloit, Wisconsin, last year.

TRU Aseptics receives Grade “A” Dairy license

By Mary Ellen Shoup

TRU Aseptics (TRU), a processor and contract manufacturer of low acid products, has been approved as a Grade “A” Dairy Manufacturer and Interstate Milk Shipper by the state of Wisconsin Dairy Inspection program.