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PreZero brings sustainable packaging based on the silphium plant onto the market

22-02-2021

With OutNature, German waste disposal company PreZero has developed new and sustainable fibre and paper products for packaging solutions in trade and industry. Following a successful pilot phase, the new packaging based on the silphium plant will be introduced in the fruit and vegetable department in German hypermarket chain, Kaufland. Vegetables …

Munson Machinery develops rotary continuous mixer for bulk material in high volumes

22-02-2021

A new sanitary Model RCM-60X20-SS rotary continuous mixer from Munson Machinery blends primary bulk ingredients, minor ingredients, and liquid additions uniformly in one to two minutes residence time, at low cost per volume of material blended. Unlike mixers that force agitators through stationary material, the rotary continuous mixer design …

Givaudan launches AI tools for next-gen product development

19-02-2021

Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing has announced the launch of its Advanced Tools for Modelling (ATOM), which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to optimise food and flavour formulation and facilitate co-creation and collaboration with customers. Aligned with the company’s 2025 strategy and intent on leading the way in digitalisation, these …

Campina Organic removes plastic cap from litre packaging

18-02-2021

Campina Organic, the organic dairy products by FrieslandCampina, is now available in a more environment-friendly packaging. The litre packaging has a new pouring opening that makes the plastic screw cap superfluous, and with this prevents the production of millions of plastic screw caps. Additionally, one layer of material has been left out in the …

Editor’s pickFood and nutrition trends in Asia-Pacific

18-02-2021

A balanced diet and an active lifestyle are keys to healthy living, and this holds true in current times more than ever. As with the rest of the world, there is a marked interest amongst Asia-Pacific consumers for better nutrition information and knowledge that is largely driven by the need for a strong immune system amongst other things. With …

Nestlé Japan launches plant-based coffee lattes

17-02-2021

Nestlé Japan has launched a range of Nescafé lattes crafted with plant-based ingredients, meeting the growing interest in plant-based food in Japan. The Nescafé plant-based latte range in Japan includes ready-to-drink beverages to enjoy on-the-go or at home, soluble mixes that can be made by just adding hot water, and …