NCA provides digital resource for confectionery consumers

NCA launches digital aid for confectionery consumers

More than 90% of Americans say they plan to share or gift chocolate and confectionery during the winter holiday season, which means for some that this is the perfect time to think more actively about the role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle. In an effort to support people engaging…

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Symrise to open innovation centre at Dutch Unilever facilities

Symrise site at Wageningen

Global fragrance and industry solutions group Symrise is set to expand its research facilities after installing an innovation lab at the Unilever Foods Innovation Centre at Wageningen Campus, in the Netherlands. As the company noted, having its resources directly on the site of the major consumer manufacturer and by working together with scientists from Wageningen University…

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Buhler wins Queen’s Award for food safety and recycling innovation


Buhler UK has won this year’s Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation in recognition of its pioneering research into camera technology used in sorting machines. The technological breakthrough is being used to drive up food safety control in the nut and frozen vegetable sectors while also helping to increase plastic recycling rates. The Queen’s Award for…

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TOMRA Food Interview

tomra food

One of the world’s largest peeling solutions providers, TOMRA Sorting offers the widest range of food sorting and peeling equipment available in the food industry today, supplying optical sorting solutions for a multitude of food applications. Whilst at ISM Pro Sweet Event 2019, we spoke to Sales Director Karel Strubbe, to find out how TOMRA’s…

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Sensor technology provider, TOMRA, strengthens set-ups in China

TOMRA, provider of sensor-based sorting technology, is committed to its long-term development in China and has further strengthened its set-up in this fast-growing market. Since establishing the first subsidiary in China in 2010, TOMRA has been actively increasing its investment and business activities in this dynamic market. Currently TOMRA has three businesses operating in China:…

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Family-run catering equipment manufacturer shortlisted for prestigious award

Target Catering Equipment

A Gloucester-based catering equipment manufacturer has started the new year with a bang after being shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious Family Business of the Year Awards 2019. Target Catering Equipment has been shortlisted in the ‘South and South West’ category of the acclaimed awards and will now come up against 13 of the…

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New high-speed airless data coder introduced by tna


Global supplier of integrated food processing and packaging solutions, tna, has announced the launch of its new intelli-date 5, a high-speed thermal transfer overprint (TTO) date coder with integrated print code verification technology. Part of tna’s performance 5.0 ultra-high-speed production concept, the new tna intelli-date 5 features an ultra-fast printhead movement that can increase throughput…

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GEA’s CMAG™ flow meter provides accurate measurement data for sensitive production processes

To complement automated production plants, for example, in the food, pharmaceutical and biotech industries, GEA has developed the magnetic inductive flow meter CMAG™. The easy-to-install version of the proven IZMAG™ flow meter delivers highly accurate and reliable measurement data, helping GEA’s customers improve dosing and recipe control, minimize risks and optimize resource utilization. Its hygienic…

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Spooner on targeting ever-increasing baking energy costs

Insight by major convection technology enterprise on ways to minimise rising expense in energy In an industry where high energy consumption is unavoidable, it is essential that manufacturers exploit every means possible to keep usage down. David Emerson, product specialist at Spooner Industries, leaders in forced convection technology, explores the progress being made in monitoring…

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Avoid wobbles with Bosch complete jellies system solution

The design will showcase at Interpack 2017 and focus on hygienic execution and operator friendliness For jelly producers looking for a hygienically designed complete system solution, Bosch Packaging Technology will showcase all its latest developments at Interpack from May 4 – May 10. On display at booth A31, Hall 6, will be the Rapidsolver –…

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