30-Mar-2017 By Jenny Eagle
Lactips has developed an edible plastic made from milk protein (casein), claiming it has enormous potential for intelligent packaging in the food and beverage industry.
21-Jan-2016 By Jenny Eagle
Linde Canada is launching its MAPAX line of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) gases for packaged prepared foods and customized mixtures for food processors.
20-Jan-2012 By Ben Bouckley
Swiss researchers have created a sort of artificial 'rind' using cheese fungus, producing a material that eats organic material and replicates the protection that a Camembert rind gives to the cheese.
Krones develops second ever fully dry aseptic machine
Special edition: Dry decontamination technology
29-Jun-2011 By Guy Montague-Jones
Krones has launched its second ever fully dry aseptic machine as pressure to reduce water use drives interest in dry sterilization.
SPECIAL EDITION: SHELF LIFE
07-Jul-2010 By Rory Harrington
A breakthrough technology that coats polymer films with an ultra-thin clear barrier layer to enhance product shelf-life has been unveiled by the Fraunhofer Institute for Electron Beam and Plasma Technology.
Handheld gas analyser poised for market
20-Mar-2009 By Sarah Hills
Witt has launched the latest generation of its cordless and handheld gas analysers, version 6.0 of its Oxybaby model, which is due to hit the market in a few weeks and could help extend a product’s shelf life.
Legislation urged for nano based materials
23-Jan-2009 By Jane Byrne
Switzerland’s Centre for Technology Assessment (TA-Swiss) has called for the existing legislation on foods and chemicals to be adapted to meet the demands of nanotechnology.
New guide evaluates 'active' and 'intelligent' packaging
24-Sep-2008 By Jane Byrne
Active and intelligent packaging is the focus of a new review produced by the Campden and Chorleywood Food Research Association (CCFRA).
New film provides cost-effective low-temperature sealing, says Wipak
07-Jul-2008 By Jane Byrne
A new low-temperature sealing biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) grade film can increase output for bakery and chocolate manufacturers, while reducing their environmental impact, claims Wipak.
Protein analyzer wins IFT food science award
07-Jul-2008 By Mike Stones
The Sprint Rapid Protein Analyzer from CEM Corp, North Carolina, USA, has won a 2008 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award at the IFT trade food show in New Orleans.
Gas Analyser launched for accurate data readings
07-Feb-2008 By Linda Rano
A new multifunctional gas analyser can provide food packaging
companies with accurate data storage and assure traceability for
their products, according to its manufacturer Witt Gas Techniques
Ozone nano-bubbles harnessed to sterilise water
28-Feb-2007 By Ahmed ElAmin
A new steriliser uses ozone nano-bubbles to produce a water mixture
that can be used for food processing.
Cryovac breaths new life into cheese packaging
11-Dec-2006 By George Reynolds
A new range of vacuum cheese packaging allows the curing process to
continue while extending product shelf life, its manufacturer
Nano ink indicates safety breach in food packaging
14-Nov-2006 By Ahmed ElAmin
A new ink leverages nanotechnology to detect the presence of oxygen
in food packages, giving awarning that the product is no longer
safe to eat.
Review bursts oxygen water performance link
05-Oct-2006 By Chris Mercer
The idea that drinking water containing extra oxygen could improve
performance during exercise cannot be taken seriously, says a new
journal review, in a blow to producers of the drink.
Oxygen, CO2 mix reduces spoilage
17-Jul-2006 By Ahmed ElAmin
A mix of 60 per cent oxygen and 40 per cent carbon dioxide can
efficiently reduce the microbial spoilage of refrigerated beef,
Novel oxygen test for drinks in plastic packaging
28-Feb-2006 By staff reporter
A new test that realistically determines how much oxygen will pass
through food and beverage packaging during a product's lifetime
will enable producers to speed up and improve new product trials.
Portable analyser measures gas in meat packages
19-Oct-2005 By Ahmed ElAmin
A hand-held headspace analyser is the first in the field to measure
carbon monoxide levels in modified and controlled-atmosphere
packaging (MAP) for case-ready meat, its manufacturerclaims.
Linde showcases cryogenic freezing range
Linde Gas is showcasing a new range of crygenic freezing
applications at IPA 2004 in Paris. FoodProductionDaily.com took a