Processing

Schenck Process Group completes acquisition of Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group completes acquisition of Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group (SPG) has completed its acquisition of Baker Perkins. The deal was signed on 16th of October, subject to regulatory approval which was granted on 13 November. Baker Perkins’ range of food processing equipment is complemented perfectly by SPG’s ingredient weighing and feeding systems. Along with the strength of the combined sales and…

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Wafer production advances to the next level

advancing wafer baking machinery to the next level

WALTERWERK and Bühler give further insight into different elements of wafer baking and how digital automation and flexible solutions take precedence in this field.   The wafer industry is a fast-paced sector which looks to innovate according to consumer demands and market changes. For example, WALTER machines are used for the fully automated manufacture of…

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Invert sugar: sweet, fresh and cost-effective

Invert sugar: sweet, fresh and cost-effective

Stefania Montalti, Communication Manager at CEPI explains the process to create invert sugar and how its properties offer better flavour and texture for the confectionery and baked goods sector. A family-run company with an international outlook, CEPI designs and manufactures turn-key systems for the storage, conveying and metering of raw materials, as well as fully…

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Chocolate refining for maximum results

Chocolate refining for maximum results

Bühler, MacIntyre and Olam Cocoa discuss all the variables in chocolate production from sourcing to conching, and how it has developed to reflect the needs of society today.   Chocolate production crosses over a whole range of different processes – whether it be sourcing and collecting cocoa beans, conching, tempering, moulding – all these are…

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Belts that ensure quality, connectivity and efficiency

Belts that ensure quality, connectivity and efficiency

Berndorf Band Group, tna solutions and the industrial process solutions company, IPCO, speak to International Confectionery about the key trends driving innovation in the belts sector.   Bakery and confectionery products have seen a rise in product demand due to the both the luxury and comforting element of eating these types of goods throughout the…

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Schenck Process to acquire Baker Perkins

Schenck Process to acquire Baker Perkins

Schenck Process Group (SPG) has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire Baker Perkins. This acquisition is a continuation of SPG’s strategic focus to further extend its global offering for the food end-markets. It will significantly strengthen its European capabilities in the food processing and equipment sector, broaden product offering in the Americas and…

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Jacketed valve solution solves food processing problems

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Valves Online has recently introduced an innovative, British designed Jacketed hygienic Butterfly Valve that solves re occurring problems commonly found in the confectionery industry. Standard hygienic butterfly valves are commonly found on food process lines and used to isolate food and beverage product. Typical use for this valve is with products like chocolate, fat, food,…

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Raj Singh joins tna as Group Aftermarket & Services Manager

Raj Singh joins tna

Leading food processing and packaging solutions provider, tna, has strengthened its commitment to provide world-class technical support and aftermarket care for its customers with the appointment of a new Group Aftermarket & Services Manager. Raj Singh joins the team to bolster the aftermarket experience for tna’s global customer base. With over 20 years of experience…

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TOMRA open new headquarters in Johannesburg

TOMRA opens new HQ in Johannesburg

TOMRA has opened new regional headquarters in Johannesburg to strengthen its commitment to customers in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. This initiative is designed to enhance customer care through even better technical support, service, and training, and to ensure prompt availability of spare parts. The move will also improve operational efficiencies by bringing together under…

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NCA launch new video series ‘The Sweet Life’

NCA launches the sweet life

‘The Sweet Life‘ a new streamable video series from the NCA (National Confectioners Association), brings you inside chocolate and candy factories and introduces you to the people who make the fun and unique treats that are so important to holiday celebrations, family traditions and those day-to-day moments of pure and simple emotional well-being. Produced and…

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