Jacketed valve solution solves food processing problems


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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TruFood Manufacturing adds another confectioner


TruFood Manufacturing has swooped up and will integrate a fellow nutritional bar and confectionery company — Simply Natural Foods. Pittsburgh-based TruFood produces private label and branded protein bars, chocolate moulded products and baked goods out of its 400,000 sq. ft. facility. By adding in Simply Natural Foods, the company specifically will expand its position in…

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Synergy Flavours – new high-care blending facility

Synergy Flavours

Synergy Flavours, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Flavours Ltd, UK, announces the completion of a new high-care blending facility which has been added to its existing production site in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. Equipped with a ribbon blender and an air shower, the new facility adds capacity allowing Synergy to produce powder blended flavours and…

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How consumers use technology

Consumer Used Technology

Euromonitor International’s Digital Consumer Survey highlights role mobile devices, online ordering have in food purchasing. It’s no question the global coronavirus pandemic has had and will continue to have lasting effects on how consumers shop. But new research from Euromonitor International illustrates just how much consumers have come to rely on technology in the face of government-mandated lockdowns and…

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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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Bosch Packaging Technology revamped as Syntegon

Bosch Packaging Technology revamped as Syntegon

Syntegon Technology is the new name among the market leaders in the processing and packaging industry. Known as Bosch Packaging Technology until late 2019, the former Bosch division today presented itself as an independent enterprise at the company headquarters in Waiblingen (Germany). Syntegon Technology’s business focus is on intelligent and sustainable technologies for the pharmaceutical…

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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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