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Sidel extends WB wrap-around packing platform to manage RSC cases

24-02-2021

Sidel has launched a new Cermex WB47 case packer, expanding its WB wrap-around range to handle not only the wrap-around blank family, but also regular slotted container (RSC) and half-slotted container (HSC). Additionally, the upgraded WB platform ensures enhanced flexibility with shorter changeover times. The current market situation demands …

Mosa Meat completes US$85m Series B investment round

24-02-2021

European food-tech company Mosa Meat has announced the third and last closing of its Series B funding. This third closing of US$10 million bring the total raised in the round to $85 million. Investors in this last closing include new and existing investors like Nutreco, a Dutch producer of animal nutrition, fish feed and processed meat products; …

ChickP going commercial with novel proteins

23-02-2021

The company expands into the US, and names Itay Dana as vice-president of sales and business development. Food-tech start-up ChickP Protein has announced full commercial production of its 90% chickpea isolate. The company has been expanding its global activities, having kicked-off a venture in the US by sealing a joint market development …

Thermo Fisher Scientific launches online 2D-LC systems to characterise complex samples

23-02-2021

Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed the Vanquish Online 2D-Liquid Chromatography (LC) systems that offer a flexible platform for pharmaceutical R&D, food safety, environmental testing, omics and polymer analysis scientists to characterise complex samples in-depth with greater confidence. The Vanquish Online 2D-LC system leverages the …

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 …