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GEA Blu Chiller and GEA Red Heat Pump Combined in One Smart Product:

GEA Blu Chiller and GEA Red Heat Pump combined in one smart product

14th October 2020

GEA has launched an innovation that combines the successful GEA Blu chillers and GEA Red heat pumps in a single product. The new GEA Blu-Red Fusion is a combination of a GEA BluAstrum or GEA BluGenium chiller (low stage) with a GEA RedAstrum or GEA RedGenium heat pump (high stage). It is particularly suited for…

Sugar reduction only at 3% announces Public Health England

Sugar reduction only at 3% announces Public Health England

13th October 2020

Public Health England (PHE) has published new data showing how much progress the food and drink industry has made in reducing sugar in products that contribute most to children’s sugar intakes. The voluntary ambitions are set by government and form a vital part of measures to tackle obesity by making healthier choices easier and more accessible for…

Carma uses 100% sustainable sugar beet in their ingredients list

Carma announces 100% sustainably sourced ingredients

9th October 2020

Carma, a Swiss gourmet chocolate brand under the Barry Callebaut umbrella, has announced it is the first Barry Callebaut brand to use 100% sustainably sourced ingredients for their couvertures. There are many chocolate producers who source sustainable cocoa. Carma says they go beyond just cocoa to sourcing the most sustainable ingredients at every step of…

Cama Group addresses pandemic concerns and helps maintain business continuity, by bolstering digital manufacturing services with new Live FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing) programme.

Cama addresses business continuity with new virtual testing solution

8th October 2020

Cama Group addresses pandemic concerns and helps maintain business continuity, by bolstering digital manufacturing services with new Live FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing) programme. Thanks to its deployment of advanced contemporary automation solutions, Industry 4.0 concepts and comprehensive on- and off-machine connectivity, Cama is now able to virtualise every step of a project: from initial design…

Chr. Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

Chr Hansen launches a new FruitMax blue

5th October 2020

Protecting the colour during boiling is a technical challenge now solved with the global launch of FruitMax Blue 1506 WS from Chr. Hansen Natural Colours. The Chr Hansen R&D and application team have developed a unique, liquid blue that protects the colour in that instant it hits the extremely hot candy mass. Blue is a…

Syntegon Viersen becomes HANSELLA and joins the ROTZINGER Group

Syntegon Viersen becomes HANSELLA and joins the ROTZINGER Group

30th September 2020

ROTZINGER Group AG, based in Kaiseraugst, Switzerland, is to take over the location and most of the product portfolio from Syntegon Technology GmbH at Viersen. The two companies have reached an agreement to this effect. ROTZINGER will acquire the portfolios for filling and sealing machines as well as some of the process technology for candy…

Nestlé has inaugurated a new R&D Accelerator to drive innovation and speed-to-market of sustainable dairy products, as well as plant-based dairy alternatives.

Nestlé launches R&D Accelerator to drive innovation for dairy products

29th September 2020

Nestlé has inaugurated a new R&D Accelerator to drive innovation and speed-to-market of sustainable dairy products, as well as plant-based dairy alternatives. Located at Nestlé’s R&D centre in Konolfingen, Switzerland, the R&D Accelerator provides a world-class platform for start-ups, students and scientists to leverage Nestlé’s unique dairy and plant protein expertise to quickly bring products from ideation…

Syntegon Schiedam site celebrates anniversary and long heritage

Syntegon Schiedam site celebrates anniversary and long heritage

28th September 2020

Syntegon Technology’s Schiedam site is celebrating over half a century of market presence. In October, the company’s Dutch site turns 60. Today a market-leading provider of horizontal flow wrappers, infeed and distribution systems, the current Syntegon Packaging Technology B.V. took up business as Tevopharm, an acronym of Techniek for Voeding and Pharmacie (Technical solutions for…

Informa Markets, global events organiser for specialist markets and industries has announced Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe 2020 in Frankfurt has been postponed

Fi Europe postponed and virtual event launched

24th September 2020

Informa Markets, global events organiser for specialist markets and industries has announced Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe 2020 in Frankfurt has been postponed as COVID-19 disruption pushes the need for digital and virtual events. The event organisers released a statement yesterday which said: “Over recent weeks and months, we have been in discussions with…

Vegan flavour combination range increases with Pecan Deluxe

Vegan flavour combination range increases with Pecan Deluxe

23rd September 2020

As the number of people embracing a plant-based diet continues to rise, demand for appropriate desserts has seen global launches of vegan ice cream more than double since 2015, according to research by Mintel Global New Product Database. With data also showing that since the coronavirus outbreak more adults are considering a vegan diet. It would…