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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Yusen Logistics (YL) in the UK has confirmed further expansion of its operations in food and confectionery. Building on relationships with leading food manufacturers and grocery multiples, YL is providing solutions throughout the grocery supply chain from raw materials through to finished products. With ocean, air and contract logistics services, YL is adding value to […]
Brazil will be the partner country of ISM 2014, the international sweets and biscuits fair, which will be held in Cologne, Germany, from 26-29 January. The exhibiting Brazilian companies will have the opportunity to present a range of products. The participation of Brazilian companies, which represent the third largest confectionery industry in the world, is […]
Barry Callebaut – manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products – has announced its 2012/13 Sustainability Report, which details the company’s strategy in the areas of sustainable cocoa, environmental protection and employee development. The report focuses on the Barry Callebaut initiatives that improve the livelihoods of cocoa farmers, through sustainable cocoa practices. “With a growing […]
Jonathan Thomas, principal market analyst at Leatherhead Food Research, discusses the role of flavours in confectionery and snacks.
RPC Containers Corby has launched its latest innovation in modern pack alternatives to more traditional formats, in this instance tins and composite packs. The new Artemis jar provides a practical and convenient solution for a variety of dried, powdered and granulated products such as nuts, instant coffee and infant milk formula. The high barrier material […]
New research by Innova Market Insights has revealed the increasingly important role of nuts in new food products worldwide – use has increased by 148 per cent since 2005 (2012 Global New Product Introductions Report, Innova Market Insights, June 2013). In fact, consumers worldwide report that almonds are the nut they eat most often as […]
Experts say the world will run out of cocoa, the key ingredient of chocolate, due to the pressures of rising global demand. According to global market researcher Euro Monitor International, chocolate consumers will eat about 7.4 million tons of the sweet treat in 2013, up nearly 2 per cent on a year earlier and worth […]
Graham Kingston, commercial director of inclusions and toppings specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe), charts the progress of the inclusions market.
Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has announced a new national campaign that aims to remove “Conflict Palm Oil” from America’s snack foods by convincing major food companies to implement responsible palm oil policies. A protest at Chicago’s Board of Trade publicly named the 20 snack food companies that RAN’s campaign will focus on. The Snack Food […]
Renshaw Napier, a supplier of ingredients to bakery manufacturers, has turned to contract cleaning specialists Hygiene Group to handle the cleaning of its production facility in Liverpool. Supplying marzipan, sugar paste, icing sugars and almond pastes to manufacturers and retailers, Renshaw Napier’s manufacturing site poses several hygiene challenges including compliance with allergen standards due to […]
To meet demand from the growing lunchtime “on the go” food market, multi-material packaging manufacturer Linpac Packaging is continuing to extend its new Freshware range for sweet and savoury foods. Many of the new packs are individual or twin portion sized to help consumers eat more healthily and help them and retailers reduce food waste. […]
Belgium company Puratos has introduced the T500, a complete bread improver in powder form, which it is claimed, will increase operational efficiency and convenience for bakers. 60 years ago the company introduced the T500, the first complete bread improver. It marked the beginning of a list of innovations in the field of bread improvement that […]
Optical sorting company Bühler, has strengthened its position in nut processing with the announcement that its Sortex technology can effectively remove doubles from almonds (when two kernels are found in one shell). This is achieved using pioneering technology with pinpoint accuracy that delivers to required grade specifications, while also removing multiple defects and foreign materials. […]
la Morella nuts, a Spanish specialist in producing nut products and part of the Barry Callebaut Group, has launched a new website. The website is offering a comprehensive overview of the history, product range and expertise of la Morella nuts. Over a year ago, Barry Callebaut acquired la Morella nuts. The formerly family-run company has […]
Nestlé uses a double screw pump from Knoll, to plasticise large blocks of chocolate. After adding cocoa paste, cocoa butter, powdered milk and sugar, the mix is heated to a temperature of over 40°C and then slowly cooled to give the chocolate its delicate smoothness, smooth texture and shelf stability. At Nestlé, the chocolate is […]