A new generation of hops for beer is being developed by researchers in New Zealand, as the brewing industry looks to science to help it catch up with changing consumer...
FMC Biopolymer has developed new technology that allows ice cream manufacturers to slash the fat content in their products by more than half, without altering the ice cream's taste and...
A modular spray controller is designed as a portable, self-contained unit for regulating food coating processes.
A line of synthetic lubricating greases can be used on equipment where possible contact with food products may occur, its manufacturer claims.
BASF Plant Science has announced the expansion of a joint research and development programme designed to achieve genetically optimised wheat.
A portable decontamination machine can rid plant areas of mold, viruses and bacteria using deadly UVC waves, while ensuring worker safety, according to its manufacturer.
Custard could soon be going functional with soy isoflavones or antioxidants from olive oil, as research from the Netherlands shows that the popular dessert can easily be enhanced and release...
A new method for determining the amount of yeasts and moulds in food samples gets the job done within two days, speeding up the time products can be released on...
Minimal processing of fruit - cutting, packaging and chilling - does not affect the nutritional content even after nine days, says an international study that could promote healthy eating on...
Sensory perception of flavours could be boosted, and salt levels lowered, by choosing the optimal starch thickener, say scientists, a result that could have big implications for the food industry.
Nanotechnology, the science of the very small, has been employed as a microscopic coating on a heat interchanger used by a Corona brewing plant in Mexico.
A seam free conveyor belt reduces the places where food can stick to while being processed, helping cut the costs and labour needed for cleaning and sanitation, claims its manufacturer.
An automated software system allows processors to detect food contaminants in their products, according to its developers.
Quest has developed a unique freezing technology that it claims captures the essence of true-to-fruit flavours.
Regulation and the demand for better traceability throughout the supply chain is driving the search for better, more efficient food safety products in the US, according to a forecast report.
A water-based coating for cartons could help keep insects such as German cockroaches and Indian meal moths out of the food chain.
Software for manual weighing operations uses a wireless network to achieve the right balance for the fresh food sector.
A machine for applying barrier treatment to PET containers can handle up to 40,000 bottles per hour, making it the fastest of its kind in the world, its manufacturer claims.
Satori Stocktec has became one of the first companies to produce a pilot machine companies can use to trial a new process for the fast sterilisation of canned foods.
New ultrasonic sensors provide a means for cosmetics processors to gauge the amount of fluids or solids in containers.
A single test for about 600 deadly viruses speeds up the process of spotting a food-related disease outbreak -- such as bird flu -- in hours rather than days.
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.