Borealis has developed new advanced Borseal terpolymers to improve biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP), a raw material used in clear film packaging.
A food plant that saved £10.4 million over four years by revolutionising its business philosophy has been named as the UK's Factory of the Year. Anthony Fletcher finds out how...
The distributor of a non-PVC stretch wrap believes that its innovation could shake up the $700 million North American stretch film market and beyond.
Testing equipment manufacturer DeltaTRAK has launched the FlashLink Wireless System, a temperature and humidity sensor that expands the use of RFID technology in food production.
A new Swedish start-up has developed a brewing process that produces a beer with cholesterol-lowering properties.
Packaging firm Borealis has introduced Borpact SG930MO, a clarified polypropylene (PP) plastic, to satisfy growing consumer demand for transparent packaging that is deep freeze resistant.
Ultrasonic Scientific has developed a cutting edge technique to analyse the heat stability of milk.
UK-based freezing specialist Asymptote has discovered a technique to prevent unsightly sugar bloom from spoiling food products and manufacturers' profits, writes Anthony Fletcher.
Nearly 150,000 visitors streamed through the doors of Europe's major food fair SIAL 2004 in Paris last week that presented more than 460 product innovations from 40 countries.
Scientists in Germany have applied a medical profession technique to create bacteria-fighting packaging that can be applied to liquid products such as milk.
A unique measuring device capable of measuring how much aroma is penetrating a material is being developed at Iggesund Paperboard's laboratory for sensory and chemical analyses in Strömsbruk, Sweden.
Management solutions provider Qmach has developed a new technological approach to dealing with quality and food safety systems.
Novis, now with almost half a million readers, yesterday earned broad industry recognition with two further publishing awards, following on from its best publication prize earlier this year.
Japanese researchers explain how herbs and spices can cover the odour of rotten food, finding that these foodstuffs seem to activate an area in the brain's olfactory bulb that is...
The FDA published this week the final 2004 Produce Safety Action Plan aimed at minimizing the number of foodborne illnesses that are contracted each year through the consumption of fresh produce.
A low temperature refrigerant that is non-ozone depleting, non-flammable and non-toxic has just been assigned an ASHRAE number. Could this be the cost-effective solution to help manufacturers reduce emission levels?...
Shell Lubricants has developed a new food grade heat transfer fluid - Shell FM Heat Transfer Fluid 32 - designed to help food companies meet the extreme operating temperatures of...
A plastic spiral belt designed specifically for the conveying of small poultry products promises to increase productivity, extend belt life and reduce maintenance and downtime costs.
A food technologist in the US has found a new method of identifying colonies of the food poisoning bacterium Campylobacter.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a favourable opinion concerning the use of a new antimicrobial agent in food contact applications.
US chemists are working to develop bacteria that could ultimately lead to improved production of naturally derived decaffeinated coffee. Scientists at the Emory University Health Sciences Centre are hoping to...
Fundamental research on the perception of odours finds that in a food rich environment worms pay better attention to an 'irritant' than their starved counterparts, leading to the supposition that...
The beef industry's ability to accurately breed cattle for specific traits such as increased meat or milk yield has been significantly improved with the release of the first draft of...
NDC Infrared Engineering has launched an updated version of its at-line analyser Infralab 710, designed to achieve accurate measurement of multi-component food parameters.
Food scientists continue to roll out tools in the fight against foodborne pathogens as researchers in the US design a new biosensor to detect the potentially deadly bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.