Cheesemaker specialist, Fruitières Chabert has optimised its assembly and packaging lines with an innovative load sensor system, that enables faster production without compromising hygiene standards. Located at Annecy-le-Vieux fruit farm, this family run company is constantly innovating and looking for…
Macclesfield-headquartered Tidy Planet has expanded its operations into Italy, appointing environmental solutions firm Ecologia Soluzione Ambiente (ESA), as the exclusive Italian partner of its food waste composting technology. The move aims to promote greater resource efficiency – through using food…
Hortgro, South Africa’s deciduous fruit grower organisation, has partnered with UK retailers to drive sales and highlight the USPs and health benefits of their stone fruit. The 2021 marketing campaign, now in its 13th year, is focussing predominantly on targeting…
Germany’s largest whisky distillery is currently being built in Dresden. The plan is to produce 450.000 litres per year of the “Hellinger 42” brand in the Saxon capital from September 2021. For the process steps of whisky mash production, the…
~ Breakthrough for the 2D materials sector ~ Graphene Flagship researchers have reported a new method to integrate graphene and 2D materials into semiconductor manufacturing lines, a milestone for the initiatives recently launched 2D Experimental Pilot Line (2D-EPL) — a…
The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland. “This new investment will…
Hennig-Olsen Is is the oldest ice cream producer in the Nordic region. The factory in Kristiansand produces approximately 32 million litres of ice cream and frozen desserts every year, which represents nearly half of the Norwegian ice cream market. After…
Combilift officially launched the latest addition to its product portfolio in a virtual press conference on February 3rd. The NEW Aisle Master-OP (AME-OP) is a pioneering stand-on electric powered model that combines the advantages of a narrow aisle articulated forklift…
Shiok Meats is banking on its new cell-based cultured lobster and shrimp meat to help commercialize cultured crustacean by 2022. Leading data and analytics company GlobalData notes that cultured lobster should appeal to Asian shellfish consumers and break into the…
Monday, 19 October 2020 08:19

Schenck Process to acquire Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group (SPG) has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins, a leading global supplier of food processing equipment and aftermarket services for the bakery, confectionery, biscuit, cookie and cracker, breakfast cereal and pet food end-markets. Headquartered in Peterborough,…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 13:48

MITZ DAIRY

A West Midlands dairy recently experienced a problem with a blender that threatened to cause a production stoppage and downtime costs of around £3000 an hour.The blending plant was exhibiting some unexplained operation of the valves and showing various valve…
Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:13

Nestlé to find 20,000 jobs for under 30s

Nestlé plans to help at least 20,000 people across Europe under the age of 30 find employment over the next three years, the company announced.The “Nestlé in Europe” Youth Employment Initiative will offer jobs and create thousands of apprentice positions…
By introducing standardised automation, Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) has ramped up the annual capacity of its production lines in Sidcup, UK by 20 million crates whilst simultaneously driving down costs. The project is part of a Europe-wide strategy involving Siemens.The…
Wednesday, 05 June 2013 16:59

Leatherhead opens DirtyLab

The impact of humidity and temperature on the safety of food manufacturing processes is a key focus of a newly opened research faciloity at Leatherhead Food Research (LFR). Pathogen Pilot Plant, otherwise known as DirtyLab. will allow LFR to deliberately…
Tuesday, 07 May 2013 20:15

Lorien helps Adams Foods transfer

Adams Foods Ltd recently engaged Lorien Engineering Solutions to relocate its packing lines from Wincanton in Somerset to Leek, Staffordshire. The project involved transferring all blended cheese production lines to a new, purpose-built blended cheese and innovation centre at the…
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