Danone is planning to introduce a new line of cosmetic yoghurts next year, according to press reports, as it seeks the next level of differentiation in the increasingly competitive functional...
Clear definitions, terms and standards as well as far more research into the potential problems of nanotechnology is needed before the science is used to a greater degree in products,...
A redesigned automatic milk standardiser allows processors to continually monitor fatcontent and eliminates the need for skilled technical support, the manufacturers claim.
US scientists have identified a gene from wild wheat that could increase protein and micronutrient content of its cultivated cousin by 10 to 15 per cent, and could soon be...
A hybrid can now on the market helps increase hygiene during aseptic filling processes claims its manufacturer.
A decontamination process for packaging chilled products reduces the amount of chemicals needed for sterilization and increases shelf-life, claims its manufacturer.
A new drinks container can extend the shelf live of drinks containing active ingredients, claims its manufacturers.
A new Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) system has been developed by Italian firm PFM to prolong bread freshness.
Anti-counterfeit software that puts hidden design features into banknotes has been transformed into a brand protection tool for use by industry.
A new fragile-food sorting system can remove up to 100 per cent of foreign material while losing less than 0.5 per cent yield, its manufacturer claims.
A global gas technology company has been awarded the food industry's highest international quality standard for food safety management.
Discoveries in nanotechnology are affecting a range of aspects in the food industry, from food safety to the molecular synthesis of new products and ingredients, according to a survey of...
An natural and edible coating for fresh fruits and vegetables killsdeadly E. coli bacteria, whileproviding boost to flavor, say scientists.
A new modular belt uses less links, reducing the risk of contamination, claims its manufacturer.
Solutions used by meat processors to improve shelf life and taste can also help to reducepathogens, including E. coli 0157:H7, according to a recent study.
A new hydrogenated styrenic block copolymers for use as tie layers can help food processorsextend the shelf life of their products.
A new ink leverages nanotechnology to detect the presence of oxygen in food packages, giving awarning that the product is no longer safe to eat.
A new optical sorter with "laser guided missile" precision can improve efficiency and reduce costs, claims its manufacturer.
The first automated test for enumerating Enterobacteriaceae will slash confirmation time dramatically, the manufacturer claims.
A new range of urethane-based floor coatings reduces bacteria and mold levels in plants, its manufacturer claims.
A new horizontal wrapper suitable for handling delicate products such as tray baked goods, biscuits and chocolate confectionery has been developed by Bosch packaging subisidary, Tevopharm.
Two different new conveyer belts have been released on the market, one designed to reduced energy consumption, while the other targets the tortilla manufacturers.
A global product coding standard being developed for use with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is being tested on the sea-shipment of cartons between Hong Kong and Japan.
Mixing a chlorate-based compound into livestock feed or water could dramatically reduce Salmonella and E. coli in gastrointestinal tracts, claim researchers.
A new automated extraction system increases the amount of high viscosity fluids that can be removed from bulk bag-in-box packages, its manufacturer claims.