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

Innovations at Europain

The Europain and Intersuc trade shows are set to start next week. Here are some of the new innovations you can expect to see in Paris. VMI has brought out a new fork mixer to prepare small quantities of dough for traditional bakers. The Axoplus 95 offers advances in terms of ease of use and […]

ProSweets Cologne 2010 sets new records

Two rather slow days out of four but ProSweets still sets a new attendance record. Taking place for the fourth time, the 325 suppliers saw more than 19,000 trade visitors from 60 countries. Compared to the last ProSweets Cologne, the 2010 event recorded six per cent growth in exhibitor turnout and an increase of 2,000 […]

KeyChoc becomes new academy partner

KeyChoc (part of UK company Keylink) has been appointed as the long term official machinery partner’ of the Barry Callebaut UK Chocolate Academy with immediate effect. As part of the agreement, KeyChoc will provide a range of machinery for use in the Banbury-based academy comprising: 12 x CH08 melting/holding tanks (for individual workstations) 1 x […]

American peanut council hosts forum

The American Peanut Council will host the next International Peanut Forum in London 7-9 April 2010 for the first time since 2001. The forum will provide the opportunity for international delegates, including manufacturers, retailers and processors, to meet with peanut suppliers, dealers, brokers, testing laboratories and equipment suppliers from around the globe. Topics affecting the […]

Extruder barrel liner replacement cost halved

New technology has cut the cost of Baker Perkins MPF food extruder barrel liner replacement by up to 50%. By making liner replacements easier to fit as well as enabling only the worn sections to be replaced, the cost, complexity and downtime needed to replace barrel liners have all been significantly reduced with savings for […]

Sono-Tek brings out industrial food coater

US company Sono-Tek has brought out a new industrial depanning oil coating system, the SonoCoat PAN. The equipment was developed for a global baked goods conglomerate and has the potential to replace the company’s current conventional spraying system technologies. The new equipment has demonstrated savings of 45% of the depanning oil currently being used by […]

Integrated bagger and weigher

An integrated multihead weigher and bagging machine for mid-speed duties up to 80 bags a minute was launched in the UK at Pro2Pac by Italian manufacturer PFM Packaging Machinery. Aimed at the smaller, or start-up business the new ZC1 machine handles dry goods such as snacks, confectionery, granular products, biscuits and short pasta, bringing together […]

Online mixing tool for bakers

Marion Mixers, based in Iowa, US, is launching an industry-first online industrial mixer tool that will begin the mixer selection process for processors across the globe. It can be used in the bakery and snack industries, among others, to quickly identify the correct industrial mixer for their application mixing needs. The program includes a systematic […]

Lareka introduces two-stage chocolate packaging

Netherland-based Lareka Confectionary Equipment has introduces a new machine for packing premium chocolate tablets in two stages at ProSweets 2009. It initially packs the tablet in film (flowpack) and secondly in a pre-glued box. Compared with existing machines the Lareka TP75 ds differs because of its gentle product handling and flexibility. It is possible to […]

Easier artisan ice cream production

Leading Italian ice cream equipment manufacturer Carpigiani has launched its Quartetto machine ” a compact, vertical batch freezer, specifically designed with traditional artisan ice cream and sorbet production in mind. Quartetto makes fresh artisan ice cream and sorbet and can store up to four batches of dessert and keep it at the correct temperature for […]

Thorntons enjoys good growth

Strong performances across all sales channels have helped boost pre-tax profits at Thorntons by almost 20%. The UK confectioner has also passed the £200 million sales threshold for the first time ever. Thorntons’ preliminary results statement for the year ended 28 June 2008 show that despite toughening market conditions, sales grew by 11.9% to £208.1 […]