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Tomra Insight 4.0 data platform enhances food sorting and grading efficiencies

29-10-2020

Cloud-based service unlocks the power of big data to monitor and optimise food sorting processes. Following its launch last year by Tomra Sorting Recycling, Tomra Insight is now also being made available to Tomra Mining customers, Tomra Food and Compac, part of the Tomra Food family. For these industries the platform is enhanced by new …

Kerry launches Explore Umami and Kokumi initiative

29-10-2020

Kerry’s Explore Umami and Kokumi campaign is designed to introduce product developers to the depth and deliciousness of clean label umami and kokumi ingredients in savoury products, meat applications and plant-based proteins. Kerry has embarked on its Explore Umami and Kokumi campaign, an initiative that invites food product developers …

Arla Foods Ingredients tips high-protein iced tea as “next big beverage” trend

28-10-2020

Arla Foods Ingredients has identified high-protein iced tea as the “next big trend” in beverages. Demand for functional and fortified beverages is increasing rapidly. A Euromonitor study revealed that in the US alone, where sales grew by 51% between 2014 and 2019, the market is projected to be worth US$819 million by 2024. To meet …

Sorma Group introduces new eco-friendly pack

28-10-2020

The solution, which features an innovative level of breathability, is undergoing testing and will be available on the market by the end of the year. Sorma Group has planned to introduce a fruit and vegetable packaging that is 100% paper-based and therefore completely recyclable. The designed models, which are designed for packaging fruit and …

Igus’ E4Q energy chain wins German Design Award

28-10-2020

The latest energy chain generation design is said to save weight, increase strength, and reduce assembly time by 40%. Igus’ E4Q energy chain series has been awarded the German Design Award for its design. The E4Q energy chain series was developed to achieve the best possible solution for unsupported and long travels. In the process, …

Editor’s pickBold, Stylish: Food & Beverage Asia introduces sleek new logo

27-10-2020

A juggernaut in the food and beverage industry, Food & Beverage Asia first came onto the scene in 2001 – and it hasn’t looked back since. Today, the magazine announced its plans to stay on the up and up, with a newly-revamped logo that brings together the best of the established and the new. The new Food & Beverage Asia logo …

New concept for Fruit Logistica Special Edition 2021

27-10-2020

Exhibitors can start booking their new stand packages. Fruit Logistica has unveiled further details of its new event format, Fruit Logistica Special Edition, which will take place from 18-20 May 2021 at Messe Berlin.   Madlen Miserius, senior product manager at Fruit Logistica, explained: “The Fruit Logistica Special Edition 2021 …

GNT expands range of EXBERRY micronised powders with beetroot-based Fiesta Pink

27-10-2020

EXBERRY Colouring Foods supplier GNT Group has expanded the possibilities of its micronised powders after adding a new beetroot-based pink shade to the range. Alongside its liquid, powder and oil-dispersible colouring foods, GNT offers a variety of micronised powders that maximise the visual intensity of colour shades in certain …

Key Technology introduces Zephyr next-gen horizontal-motion conveyor

27-10-2020

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced Zephyr, the next-generation horizontal-motion conveyor. Featuring a direct drive with a counterbalance system, Zephyr’s motion profile gently moves product with no segregation or stratification, and at higher capacities than can be achieved with other …