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These are all the posts that have been tagged with equipment.

May 2015

Equipment: Chewing gum processing Ingredients: Oils and fats, Bakery ingredients Packaging: Bagging Product focus: Healthy confectionery Show preview: Sweets & Snacks Expo (19-21 May)

High performance packaging

ARA Food Corporation has increased capacity, improved efficiency and reduced overheads with the installation of a third packaging system. The investment is part of the company’s drive to expand production and grow its business. Located in Florida, USA, snacks manufacturer ARA manufactures different varieties of snacks and chips, including tropical snacks such as plantain, yuca […]

Oils increase energy efficiency

Mobil SHC Cibus hydraulic oils, which form part of the Mobil SHC Cibus series of advanced NSF H1-registered food grade lubricants, have demonstrated potential energy efficiency benefits in commercial hydraulic equipment. Compared to a conventional oil, Mobil SHC Cibus hydraulic oil has the potential to help reduce the energy consumption of hydraulic equipment, helping to […]

Dupont bakery concepts

DuPont Nutrition & Health is putting bakery on the weight management map with new opportunities to keep consumers fuller longer and help them reduce their calorie intake overall. Five new concept ideas, each enriched with Litesse polydextrose dietary fibre and Supro soy protein, target weight conscious consumers who want to put hunger on hold. “Industrial […]

April 2015

Equipment: Chocolate processing, coating Ingredients: Dairy ingredients, Emulsifiers Packaging: Sustainability Product focus: Aerated confectionery

Improving efficiency

Loma Systems is helping food manufacturers reduce manufacturing costs and improve production efficiencies with the launch of a new graphical ethernet PC-based software tool designed to monitor the performance of its CW3 Checkweighers and IQ3 Metal Detectors. TRACS (trending-reporting-analysis-capture-software) provides real time feedback across all lines in a central format, allowing operators to analyse different […]

Haas team restructure

The team at CFT Haas Convenience Food Equipment has recently been restructured; Michael Baumann and Reinhart Adam will take over the general management of the business. Adam will be responsible for engineering and Baumann will be responsible for marketing and sales. “A structured market presence shall not only strengthen innovation leadership but also lead to […]

Innovation application centre

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced the opening of an Innovation Application Centre in Gurgaon, India. The multi-million-dollar facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and capabilities to serve the food industry in India. “According to industry estimates, the food industry in India is growing between 15 and 20 per cent annually. We recognise that while the science […]

Small character printer

Popcorn manufacturer Joe & Seph’s has recently installed an RX-S continuous small character inkjet printer from marking and coding specialist Allen Coding at its facility in Watford. Joseph Sopher from Joe & Seph’s says, “We liked the RX-S immediately and were also impressed by the sales engineer at Allen Coding who kindly agreed to let […]

tna acquisition

tna has announced the acquisition of food processing specialist Florigo International BV, providing the company with access to Florigo’s range of continuous snack and french fry lines. Its technology includes patented continuous vacuum frying lines, french fry lines, multi zone fryers and technology to reduce acrylamide formation. Based in Woerden, The Netherlands, Florigo has over […]

Reducing energy costs

Festo, a supplier of automation technology, has published a new whitepaper entitled “Reduce energy costs in compressed air systems by up to 60%”. The whitepaper, which can be downloaded free from the company’s website, clearly outlines how engineers can identify where potential energy savings can be made and discusses compressed air generation costs, the effects […]

Spiral belt for bakeries

Cambridge Engineered Solutions, a metal conveyor belt manufacturer, has introduced CamEDGE, a new cageless spiral system conveyor belt. Designed for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), the belt will be sold primarily to the baking industry. Positively driven and low in tension, CamEDGE is the strongest, edge-driven spiral system belt available, according to Cambridge. CamEDGE belts use […]

Light and airy

Consultant Bill Edwards discusses the methods used to produce aerated sugar confectionery. Aeration is a process that dates back to the origins of sugar confectionery.

March 2015

Equipment: Aeration Ingredients: Chewing gum ingredients Packaging: Packaging materials Product focus: Fudge, toffee, caramel Review: ISM Show previews: Anuga FoodTec (24-27 March)