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Key Technology introduces Global View

05-03-2021

Key Technology, a member of the Duravant family of operating companies, has introduced Global View, a new software-driven capability for their VERYX digital sorters. Global View combines product data collected from multiple sensors with different vantage points around the product stream and enables the sorter to consider each object in its …

Ingredion adds new plant protein isolate to portfolio

05-03-2021

Ingredion has announced two new additions to its range of plant-based proteins – VITESSENCE Pulse 1853 pea protein isolate, and PURITY P 1002 pea starch – produced at the company’s new protein manufacturing facility in South Sioux City, Nebraska, the US. These ingredient solutions are sourced from North American farms, enabling …

Schwarzwaldmilch first to opt for SIG’s combiMaxx closure

05-03-2021

New closure meets growing demand for convenience. The first commercial launch of SIG’s combiMaxx convenient closure has taken in partnership with German dairy Schwarzwaldmilch. Consumer demand for more convenience in packaging is constantly growing. SIG’s new wider closure combiMaxx is a solution aimed at taking convenience to a …

Grüninger establishes innovative flavouring process for margarines and bakery fats

04-03-2021

Individualised taste profiles and improved process stability can be achieved within three steps, the company claims. Grüninger, a Swiss producer of industrial and commercial margarines, has developed a new technology to produce palm-free, vegan and vegetarian margarines in which any off-note flavours are “effectively” taste …

WMFTG offers new Certa 800 Sine pump

04-03-2021

The latest addition to the MasoSine Certa family of Sine pumps, the Certa 800 provides flows to 255m3/h, and is now available from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG). Designed to offer enhanced food product quality through gentle handling, the Certa 800 has demonstrated its ability to reduce fines and increase yields in cheese production …

Editor’s pickMore than meets the eye when comparing dairy and plant proteins

04-03-2021

Through a landscape study on how various protein ingredients are processed, Dr Rohit Kapoor, vice-president, product research, Dairy Management Inc., sheds lights on why dairy proteins are a clean label and planet-friendly option for food and beverage formulators. Global demand for protein-rich food and beverages is on the rise as consumers …

DSM launches ampli-D in Asia-Pacific

03-03-2021

To address global concerns and needs in supporting immune health more effectively, Royal DSM has launched ampli-D, a fast-acting form of vitamin D for dietary supplements in Asia-Pacific, with Australia as the first market. Ampli-D will be released in Singapore next and the rest of South-east Asia before broader release across the other countries …

NZMP rolls out new Organic Butter

03-03-2021

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredient and solutions brand, has launched a new carbon-zero certified Organic Butter. Available in South East Asia from April following its launch in North America, the new Organic Butter will support NZMP’s customers to achieve their own sustainability goals and meet consumer demand for more sustainable …

Next Gen raises US$10m in latest Seed round

02-03-2021

Investors include Temasek, K3 Ventures, EDB New Ventures, NX Food, FEBE, Blue Horizon and more. Singapore-headquartered food-tech start-up Next Gen has closed a US$10 million Seed round. This follows an earlier founder capitalisation of $2.2 million. Investors in this Seed round include Temasek, K3 Ventures, the New Venture arm of the …

Sealpac launches new corporate website

02-03-2021

The corporate Sealpac website has been renewed. Not only its appearance, but also its content has been overhauled. The new website is designed to provide inspiration by containing videos, customer stories, and packaging examples in each of the industries Sealpac is active in, as well as the latest information on the company’s brand. …