A soluble label that decomposes to indicate whether the product inside has been exposed to damaging conditions is currently being developed.
Pursuit Dynamics has signed an agreement with the UK subsidiary of Coca-Cola Enterprises to supply innovative fluid processing technology for the production of soft drinks.
George Gordon Associates has launched the AccuWrap FG-2000W, a seven-axis, servo-controlled, food-grade wrapper with wash-down capability.
A new study of the world's smelliest cheeses suggests that electronic nose technology could be a useful tool for quality control and authenticity testing in the future.
Lock Inspection Systems has developed the X-treme metal detector liner, designed to withstand intensive washdown environments found in meat and poultry processing.
Suppliers of natural flavours could gain a competitive edge with the arrival in Europe of new facilities that ramp up production of natural extracts produced through pervaporation, a membrane-related technology...
Shell has launched a new generation of hydraulic oils, Shell Tellus and Shell Tellus Premium, designed to achieve better equipment wear protection.
The norovirus, a highly contagious source of food poisoning, has been successfully grown in the lab for the first time, report US researchers.
The knowledge gap between why people with low 'bad' cholesterol levels are still susceptible to heart attacks gets narrower with breakthrough research from a nutritional food scientist suggesting that the...
Scientists have unveiled the first artificial throat for the food industry that could lead to reduced development costs and faster flavour development for food makers, writes Lindsey Partos.
A new, technologically advanced heat-sealable metallised OPP film, designed to replace the foil and sealant in traditional paper-polyethylene-foil-polyethylene (PPFP) structures, has been developed.
German firm S+S Metallsuchgeräte und Recyclingtechnik has enhanced its metal detection range with the introduction of the Genius Quattro control technology.
Global lubricant supplier Anderol says it has developed an oil capable of working in temperatures above 450 degrees celsius specifically to prevent corrosion in a number of baking appliances, but...
French sterilisation firm Barriquand has unveiled the world's largest rotary machine, capable of sterilising up to five cubic metres of product.
Multivac has unveiled a comprehensive new range of packaging machines at Emballage 2004 in Paris, France. The star of the show, according to Multivac spokeswoman Sandrine Lettelier, is the T350,...
New techniques to minimise the risk of harmful food pathogen E. coli in fermented dry sausages could be on the way as scientists find acidic conditions encountered during the digestive...
A new system that offers both pressure loss measurement and packaging seal strength has been launched.
A new ultra high speed automated X-ray inspection system capable of detecting on-line practically any undesirable contaminant in practically any type of product has been launched.
Engineered Air provider FS-Elliott has launched a compressor for food and beverage processors that it claims offers 100 per cent oil-free, particulate filtered air.
UK snack manufacturer Ginsters has installed a package coding management system (PCMS) in order to increase packaging and coding accuracy and protect its lucrative brand name.
An innovative Australian scheme to recycle thousands of tonnes of fish processing waste could dramatically cut down the need for landfill space, save food processors money and, in the end,...
Red wine has potent bacteria fighting properties, suggests new research from scientists in the US that examined the impact both red and white wines could have on a range of...
Sherwood Technology has developed a new generation colour change technique to fight counterfeiting in the food industry.
A new version of the globally recognised British Retail Consortium (BRC) Food Standard is about to be published next month, with a view to coming into force on 1 June 2005.
A new range of oxygen absorbents promises to help dairy processors and cheese manufacturers better protect their products from spoilage.