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August 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health Creates ‘Clean Label Hub’, Expands R&D Team


Strengthened Organization Will Focus on R&D Project Pipeline Growth in Ingredient and Process Development Brabrand, DENMARK, August 29, 2018 – DuPont Nutrition & Health today announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility.  Intending to boost its project …

Epi Ingredients Enters the Protein Ingredient Market with EPIPROT 60UL

Protein, Innovation

As consumer interest in protein continues to grow, their new expectations in terms of sustainability, transparency, animal welfare and the like, are transforming the market and urging food, beverage and nutrition manufacturers to continuously innovate. To support them, Epi Ingredients is now launching its first ever protein concentrate, EPIPROT 60 …

KROENERT and Coatema Now Under One Umbrella Company

Acquisition, Coating System

Hamburg/Dormagen, 29 August 2018 – Hamburg-based ATH Altonaer-Technologie-Holding GmbH –  owner of KROENERT GmbH & Co KG – and Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, have announced that they have signed an agreement under which ATH will take over all shares of Coatema. KROENERT and Coatema are manufacturers of machinery and …

Energy Drinks Brands Look to Organic Ingredients and Innovative Flavours to Tide Over Difficult Times: GlobalData

Energy Drinks, Organic, Beverages, Innovation, Trends

Ever more under fire, energy drinks have been linked to a handful of medical conditions and health concerns. The resulting media scrutiny has slowed down the growth of the category. As a result, some of the brands are coming up with innovative launches featuring organic ingredients and innovative flavors to avoid consumer backlash and tide over …

Frutarom Opens New Markets for NovaSOL® Curcumin

Curcumin, Sport Nutrition, Innovation

New liquid curcumin application for functional beverages and sport nutrition With its eye on serving the Asia Pacific market, Frutarom Health, is expanding the regional focus of NovaSOL® Curcumin, its turmeric formula. The innovative liquid curcumin formulation suited for beverages and sport nutrition drinks boasts among the highest …

Festo Provides Suitable Handling Systems with a High Dynamic Response and at Low Cost


Solutions for palletising: a handling system for palletising includes matched handling axes with grippers, a control cabinet and programming. (Photos: Festo AG & Co. KG) Festo handling systems are genuine alternatives to complex and heavy robot systems. Festo supplies its systems in ready-to-install form for direct integration into a plant, …

Editor’s pickFood Scientists from Singapore’s Top University Create Healthy Probiotic Drink from Soy Pulp

Probiotic, Food Waste, Innovation, Beverage

Associate Professor Liu Shao Quan and doctoral student Ms Vong Weng Chan from the NUS Food Science and Technology Programme have devised a unique cocktail of enzymes, probiotics and yeast to produce an okara beverage rich in gut-friendly nutrients. Credit: National University of Singapore Patented zero-waste process uses a unique cocktail of …

Editor’s pickFood Washing Machine Cleans Gently and Effectively

Machines, Washing, Food Hygiene, Efficiency

Tiger Kawashima Co.,Ltd. manufactures food washing machine AQUA WASH series, which has been used for cleaning various products in food factories, food service industry and the home meal replacement industry all over Japan. It is widely used for removing foreign matter found on leafy vegetables such as lettuce and meat, such as chicken and beef, as …