A handheld sensor could help food companies quickly detect within 10 minutes whether their products are laden with Escherichia coli or listeria -- before they are shipped out of the plant.
An industrial steamer uses superheated water instead of chemicals to zap bacteria dead.
A US company has made inroads in bringing its electrolysed water technology to market as a replacement for chemical cleaners.
A new type of shipping container material replaces wood and reduces the risk of contamination of any foods being transported, its creator claims.
European Union scientists have developed new natural enzymes that claim to improve the texture of high-protein food products, reducing the need for certain product-enhancing ingredients.
AgroMicron is developing a spray that lights up pathogens, providing a way for companies to quickly detect contamination in foods and drinks.
Frutarom has developed unique processing technology that it claims maintains the true natural flavour of citrus fruit.
An integrated filling sensor simplifies batch delivery by eliminating the need for separate controllers for valves and pumps.
Danisco has developed new technology that it claims can harmonise flavours with other food ingredients and, for the first time, human perceptions of flavour.
Scientists have devised a way of using 'live' bacteria in yoghurt to deliver medicine that can prevent HIV infection, potentially opening up a new avenue for probiotic dairy development.
A new concrete coating is designed to protect floors at food and beverage plants from dramatic temperature fluctuations and to resist bacteria.
A flow sensor is designed for the automated measuring low volume liquids in food plants.
A texture analyser for measuring the quality of thin foods can now be used to test the strength of packaging.
Russian scientists say they have developed a sensor that "smells" a meat's gases to determine if it is fresh and how long it has been kept in storage.
A spectrometer manufacturer has linked up its Internet monitoring service with its quality testing machines, a move that could help food laboratories improve productivity.
A portable spectrophotometer automates the process of testing water at food and drink plants.
A new variety of winter malting barley could provide brewers with a better quality and more stable barley supply, say scientists who have been developing the variety for the past...
Applied Biosystems plans to release kits that can test humans and animals for avian flu virus within two hours.
The increasing economic viability of microencapsulation technology has led to significant interest within the food and beverage industry.
A greener variety of black-eyed pea may well solve the problem of color fading faced by frozen food processors, allowing them to sell a better looking product, say scientists.
Scientists in Germany claim to have developed a microwave vacuum drying method that preserves the vitamin content of fruit and other foods.
DuPont Qualicon has introduced a new pathogen testing instrument to speed up the process of ensuring food products meet regulatory requirements.
Danish firm Palsgaard has launched a new emulsifier combination for very low fat spreads and butter with a fat content of between 10 and 15 per cent.
Small electromagnetic shakers are designed specifically for tight fitting processing and packaging distribution lines that require precise metering and low maintenance drives, the system's manufacturer claims.
SAI Global has acquired EFSIS Ltd., one of the food safety inspection and certification firms companies will be turning to when checking whether they are in compliance with the EU's...