The US is close to passing a landmark $867bn farm bill after months of negotiation and compromise. It has already passed the Senate and the House and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump within the coming days.
Siemens and GEA are collaborating on a Module Type Package (MTP) digitalization project where processes can be changed with little effort, modules can be added or removed, and production quantities can be adapted.
Agroninja Beefie has developed a smartphone app that can weigh cattle with up to 95% accuracy through simply taking a picture. The Hungarian startup’s technology hit the market over the summer and is expanding globally.
The Contura S400 made its North American debut at Pack Expo International in Chicago last week. It’s the latest in leak detection technology from Switzerland-based INFICON, a leader in processing and manufacturing for food, beverage, automotive and appliance...
Another FoodBytes! competition took place in NYC last week, giving 19 food and agriculture startups the opportunity to pitch their innovations to investors. AI dairy company SomaDetect took home the top prize: Judges’ Choice Award.
Bosch debuted its new VR planning tool technology at Pack Expo International this week, along with the new Midrange Endload Cartoner (MEC) and an update to its flow wrapper series. CEO Stefan König also spoke to DairyReporter about the ongoing sale of...
The Government of Canada is investing in its dairy industry by awarding C$2.6m (US$2m) to Cows Inc., a dairy processor from the province of Prince Edward Island (PEI) that produces ice cream, cheese, butter and runs a line of ice cream parlors across...
St. Johns, Michigan, has been selected as the site of a new large-scale cheese and whey facility, Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers Inc. (Select) said in a joint announcement.
The European Commission launched the ESMERA (European SMEs Robotics Applications) project this year and is offering €200k ($232,000) to European Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) who have robot technology that can unlock real-life problems.
Processing Technologies International (PTi) has opened a 15,000-sq-ft Technology Development Center (TDC), with two demonstration sheet extrusion systems, for process trials on production-scale systems.
DuPont held a ground-breaking ceremony for a deep-freeze warehouse in response to increasing demand for frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures from the global yogurt, fresh fermented and cheese markets, in Niebüll, Germany, this week.
Anuga FoodTec 2018 will focus on the theme ‘Resource Efficiency’ this year covering all aspects of food production from the dairy and bakery industries, beverages and pasta, fruit & vegetables, to oils & fats.
Additional investment in dairy processing in the state of Pennsylvania could generate up to $35.7m annually in combined revenue and cost savings, a new study by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and Center for Dairy Excellence shows.