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

The appeal of almonds

According to the latest Innova Market Insights Global New Products Report, almonds outpaced overall food and nut introductions around the world in 2013, climbing 35%, compared to a 10% increase in 2012 (1).

Responsible sourcing

Paula Byrne, sustainability and CSR manager, Association of Chocolate, Biscuits and Confectionery Industries of Europe (Caobisco), describes what is being done to eliminate the worst forms of child labour during hazelnut harvesting in Turkey.

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Weigher handles 70 lines

With short production runs and a huge product range, a division of Switzerland’s second largest retailer has chosen a single Ishida multihead weigher to handle 70 very different products. Coop is a major force in Swiss retailing. Its Sunray division produces some 55 million units of very diverse packaging each year. As part of the […]

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

IT system improves efficiency

Whitworths has chosen IFS Applications 8 to improve manufacturing efficiency, stock control and supply chain forecasting. Based in Northamptonshire, UK, Whitworths manufactures healthier snacking, breakfast, baking and cooking products, such as dried fruits and nuts, which are distributed to many major UK supermarkets and other retail outlets. It sources raw materials from a diverse range […]

Improved shelf-life for donuts

Beneo, a manufacturer of functional ingredients, has conducted technical trials to improve the shelf-life and quality of glazed and iced donuts. The results show that with the partial replacement of sucrose with Beneo’s functional carbohydrate Palatinose in glazings or icings, shelf-life and overall product quality can be improved. Palatinose has the ability to control water […]

A fair share

As consumers become increasingly interested in where the items they buy come from and how they are produced, the concept of Fairtrade is growing in popularity.

Sustainable hazelnut farming

UTZ Certified is launching a three-year initiative in Turkey aimed at bringing sound sustainability standards to hazelnut farming. A pilot project will be implemented across three hazelnut producing regions in the country; Trabzon and Giresun in the Northeast, and Duzce in the Northwest; where about 175 farmers are expected to take part. UTZ members such […]

Sorting machines for dry ingredients

The Bühler Group, a provider of optical sorting solutions, has fortified its optical sorting portfolio for dry commodities, including nuts, seeds, pulses and grain. The Sortex A and Sortex B ranges aim to offer processors greater levels of yield. The sorting machines feature a range of customisable product options to enable processors to tailor the […]

Conveyors for fragile products

Flexicon is now offering its flexi-disc line of tubular cable conveyors for fragile materials, integrated with upstream and/or downstream equipment that sources material from single or multiple locations and delivers it selectively to storage vessels, filling machines or other processing equipment. Upstream equipment ranges from Inlet Hoppers and Metering Devices to Bulk Bag Dischargers, Drum/Box/Container […]

Peanut company expands

Golden Peanut Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company, has acquired an 80% stake in the assets of P-Farm Agentre, on of the largest peanut processors in South Africa. The company will operate under the name Golden Peanut and Tree Nut S.A. Alfonso Visser has privately owned the firm since 1997, and […]

Coverage and flavour adhesion

tna has launched a new main line spray system that delivers optimum coverage and flavour adhesion. The tna intelli-flav CLO 3 is a closed loop oiler (CLO) suitable for use across a range of industries where it delivers highly accurate and concise oil application in tumble drums for product flavourings and other uses. The latest […]

Multipurpose vertical mixer

Sancassiano has designed a multipurpose vertical mixer with two mixing tools, which in its fully automatic 800kg batch system version can handle up to 10 tonnes of dough per hour. Sancassiano patented its double force mixer, which has been the vehicle for the new development, in 1988. It is suitable for biscuit doughs for wire-cut, […]