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.
The launch of a new milk scanner by analytical specialists Foss has already bagged the group some major deals with its claim to be a fifth more accurate than its...
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.
A new Listeria assay allows processors to simultaneous detect and differentiate between two species in a single test for food products.
The global trend towards leaner meat has increased the pressure on pig and poultry producers, according to Danisco Animal Nutrition.
COLOGNE, Germany: A new carton for chunky products allows foods to be sterilised in an autoclave, thus extending shelf life.
Scientists are studying the effectiveness of new methods -- such as ozone and electrolyzed oxidizing water -- to kill pathogens in the plant without using thermal processes.
A new testing kit for Salmonella promises to deliver results in less than a day.
Codex has launched a searchable web-based version of its standard General Standard for Food Additives (GSFA) to inform food firms about the latest developments.
An Italian team of scientists has succeeded in deciphering the entire DNA sequence of the grapevine genome after six years of intensive research.
A UK firm has developed an authentic natural rhubarb flavour in order to tap growing demand for the latest fashionable health ingredient.
An RFID tracking system designed to slow the spread of avian flu will be tested this month by China's poultry industry, currently facing flagging demand and low prices following several...
Crucial new genetic data on apples could help revolutionise the produce industry by unlocking the secrets of taste, health and colour.
A range of trays and depanning suction cups are the latest products to be made out of metal-detectable plastic produced for the food industry by a UK company.
A new shrink-label film provides a high-clarity barrier for displaying food products.
A new membrane filtration system is especially useful for the treatment of oily wastes before they leave the plant, according to its manufacturer.
A low-sodium, high-potassium salt substitute formulated to be flavourful and effective has significantly reduced blood pressure among high-risk subjects, scientists reported yesterday.