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Processing

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Expanding operations in Asia

Packaging and processing solutions provider, tna, has expanded its operation in Asia with a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of its global expansion strategy. The Bangkok office will host tna sales, project management and service teams and will enable the company to better serve its is customers across Asia. Paul Webster will be […]

Corrosion resistant chains

FB Chain has developed a range of corrosion resistant chains for the food and beverage industries. The chains do not require lubrication for optimal performance and meet EU food processing standards. FB Chain’s plastic combination (PC) chain is constructed from food-grade engineering plastic inner links, supported by 304 grade stainless steel bearing pins and outer […]

ProSweets expects strong interest

The next ProSweets Cologne event has hopes of receiving strong exhibitor participation both from home and abroad. In addition to many re-registrations, new exhibitors have been signing up for the international supplier trade fair for the confectionery industry. ProSweets Cologne shows the entire range of supplies required for the production, processing and packaging of confectionery. […]

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.

Natural brown colourings

Sensient Food Colours Europe has launched a range of colours to be used as a natural alternative to traditional caramel colours. The natural brown colourings include plant-based products that are available as colouring foodstuffs complying with the new EU guidance notes on colouring food. “One of the biggest challenges has been to produce rich natural […]

June 2014

Product focus: chocolate; Equipment: chocolate processing, coating; Ingredients: glazing and polishing; Packaging: sleeve wrapping

Lower carbon footprint

PureCircle, a producer of stevia products, has announced that it has cut the carbon footprint of its products by 15% since last year and is now a quarter of the way to achieving its 2020 carbon footprint intensity goal. PureCircle director of corporate sustainability, Ajay Chandran explains, “This is the third carbon footprint we’ve completed […]

Non-GMO lecithin production expands

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]

May 2014

Product focus: chewing gum Equipment: chewing gum processing Ingredients: chewing gum ingredients Packaging: chewing gum packaging Show special: Interpack, Sweets and Snacks Expo

Gum processing

Joan Mestres describes what is involved in chewing gum production and how the process has changed.

Sustainable cocoa production

Cargill has presented the first Cocoa Technology Transfer Centre in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, to the Xa Bang Cocoa Co-op and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the province. The centre, supported by Cargill, cost US $60,000 to build and will serve as a cocoa training campus for around 2,000 farmers in […]

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 […]

Air supply

Food and confectionery industry consultant Graham Godfrey considers the most important aspects of the various methods of aeration.

New soy protein facility in Brazil

Archer Daniels Midland Company has announced plans to invest $250 million in a soy protein production complex in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The complex will be located next to the company’s existing soybean processing facility in Campo Grande, and will manufacture a range of functional protein concentrates and isolates. ADM’s Food and […]