New ultrasonic sensors provide a means for cosmetics processors to gauge the amount of fluids or solids in containers.
An electronic biosensor using nanotechnology techniques could help companies to develop the right smells for their foods, or to sniff out rotting ingredients in the receiving area.
An online tool is designed to help food processors select the best gas for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).
A hand-held analyser for detecting pathogens along the complete meat supply chain within minutes is being prepared for commercial application.
The Swedish supplier of food testing equipment, Biacore International, is taking over from its sales agent in China and launching a full business operation in the market.
New weighers released for the European market indicate machine manufacturers are attempting to meet processors' demands for increased speed and hygiene on the line.
A new packaging format for ambient wet soups allows processors to offer consumers convenience in a cup.
An alternative to the traditional microbiological tests for ultra heat treated (UHT) and extended shelf life (ESL) dairy products speeds up assessments by over two days, according to its manufacturer.
Nestlé will roll out a wider range of products using a smart label that indicates the remaining shelf life.
Researchers have isolated two Chinese soybean lines that can grow without the primary protein linked to soy allergies in children and adults.
The European Commission is funding to strengthen innovation in functional and health foods in the food industry, with opportunities to join still open.
A Netherlands-based company will begin producing bacteria that can be used to kill pathogens in meat and cheese products.
A packaging method that uses a gas additive could help prolong the shelf life of liquid dairy products, its developer claims.
A new pump for the medical industry could also be used by the food sector to ensure the hygiene and the accurate measurement of liquids, its inventors claim.
A pay-per-sample scheme introduced for a milk-testing laboratory in Germany could be offered to other customers across Europe, said Foss Analytical.
A spiral freezer, a flattening machine, paddle mixers and a breading machine are the latest releases from Alco-Food-Machines in Germany.
Biodegradable packaging material made up of paper impregnated with wheat gluten boosts the shelf life of cultivated mushrooms, according to research conducted by scientists in Montpellier, France.
Some commercial processors are testing a probiotic bacterial culture that can sharply reduce pathogens such as Salmonella and Campylobacter says the University of Arkansas.
A new immune system test could help poultry producers improve the resistance of their flocks to disease.
An extrusion-style tester provides an economical alternative when measuring the dynamic viscosity of foods, its manufacturer claims.
A new slicer can stack, offset stack, fan, shave and portion foods while allowing manufacturers to select a range of special shapes as a means of marketing their products.
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A new series of carbon infrared emitters can help bakeries speed up the sterilisation of tins, trays and equipment, according to the manufacturer.
A novel scanner, which uses a mixture of ultraviolet and infrared rays to probe the content of milk, will help dairy firms and scientists to more accurately analyse products and...
Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) are working on producing high quality disease-resistant peanuts that also contain high levels of heart-healthy oleic acid.