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Compact and easy-to-install valve control

19-02-2016

Alternative to external solenoid valves Compact and intelligent, Alfa Laval ThinkTop D30 is an easy-to-install integrated control unit for hygienic applications in the food, dairy, beverage, pharmaceutical and home & personal care industries. This reliable control unit offers an affordable and cost-effective alternative to conventional valve …

Flexicon Presents New Bulk Bag Discharger With Hopper Shuttle System

17-02-2016

A new BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Discharging Station from Flexicon prevents cross-contamination during material changeovers, while eliminating down-time associated with cleaning of hoppers. Beneficial for applications involving food allergens, pigments, flavourings and other contamination-sensitive materials, the discharger features a shuttle system …

Ashland supports rise of the gluten-free baked goods market in Europe

17-02-2016

WILMINGTON, DE - Gluten-free foods, established approximately 15 years ago to provide consumers with celiac disease additional food choices free of wheat, barley, and rye, today have become a mainstream product category. Last year, food and beverage companies introduced more than 20,000 products into the global marketplace with a gluten-free label …

Editor’s pickKHS readies multifunctional PET processing block for market

17-02-2016

Hamburg, February 15, 2016 – Three in one: with the KHS InnoPET TriBlock the KHS Group has now launched a filling and packaging system for PET bottles to market which incorporates a stretch blow molder, labeler and filler. With consistent neck handling KHS also enables lightweight PET to be processed. This means that a 0.5-liter bottle …

New Thurne Slicer for Cheese Applications

17-02-2016

CS 1000 to be presented at International Cheese Technology Expo in Milwaukee, WI, USA Thurne High Speed Slicing Systems, Norwich, UK, introduces a dedicated slicer for cheese applications.  Based on the proven compact Polyslicer 1000 platform, the new slicer has been optimized to provide efficient cheese slicing. It features a range of …

ASC Appoints Four New Members to Supervisory Board

16-02-2016

Utrecht, Netherlands 8 February, 2016— The Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) is pleased to announce that Aldin Hilbrands, Meghan Jeans, Scott Nichols, and Ling Cao have joined the ASC Supervisory Board. “I’m excited that Ling, Scott, Aldin and Meghan have joined the board of the ASC,” said Chris Ninnes, CEO of ASC. …

Editor’s pickMULTIVAC presents new machine for sliced products

15-02-2016

Wolfertschwenden, 8 February 2016 – MULTIVAC will be presenting at IFFA 2016 (Hall 11.1, Stand C11) a new model of thermoforming packaging machine, the 235, which has been specially developed for packing sliced products. The machine, which is in the medium-output range, is particularly economical and offers a practically based selection of …

Supplement Innovators Eye Demographic and Sports Nutrition NPD Platforms

15-02-2016

09 Feb 2016 --- The market for dietary supplements has seen strong growth in recent years, reflecting increasing consumer concerns about the adverse effects of busy lifestyles and stress on health, as well as rising demand from an aging population. In addition to optimizing health via diet, consumers are increasingly using supplements for areas of …