An EU-funded project is going a step beyond existing radio frequency identification (RFID) systems by developing a sensor network that will allow items to communicate more information about their surroundings.
National Starch Food Innovation has introduced a range of natural, grain-based ingredients, which it claims maintain the positive attributes of traditional flours while expanding and improving the ways they can...
A dual lane x-ray system allows two streams of different food products to be inspected simultaneously on one machine.
A water soluble film has been designed to meet the demand for the packaging of dry ingredients used in mixing and batching operations within the food processing industry.
Scientists have developed a chip that can improve the flavour of citrus varieties, which could have consequences for the growing natural flavours sector.
A new 'tamper evident' bowl with a sealed lid, which can only be removed by breaking the tear flap and 'safety lock' on the packaging, offers food producers a better...
CSIRO has developed a new experimental wheat variety with the potential to provide benefits in the areas of bowel health, diabetes and obesity.
A new test that realistically determines how much oxygen will pass through food and beverage packaging during a product's lifetime will enable producers to speed up and improve new product...
A newly developed label from KSW Microtec will enable food firms to more closely monitor the temperature of their products on the journey from production line to consumer, its inventor...
With the licensing of three equipment manufacturers in the US and Europe, a company's quick sterilization technology for canned foods has gone from prototype to market launch.
New methods need to be develop to prevent Campylobacter in transport coopsand during carcass defeathering, critical points at which contamination ofbroilers and broiler carcasses occurs, according to new research.
Produce Safety & Security International (PSSI) plans to produce prototype units for its ozone gas disinfectant process.`
Tetra Pak yesterday announced the global availability of what it claims is the fastest aseptic filling machine for family packages available worldwide.
A new barrier coating for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polypropylene (PP) offers a better method of extending the shelf life of beverages than is currently available according to the inventors...
Wrigley UK has installed a texture analyser for quality control and new product development.
Common grade lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from grain, malting, brewing and cereal processing could be a cheap and natural means of reducing deadly mycotoxins in grains, according to scientists in...
A "pioneering" pallet de-stacking system automates the process, making it quicker, simpler and safer according to Sealed Air.
A dust-tight batch sifter, constructed with stainless steel housing, is designed to meet the most stringent food, dairy and pharmaceutical standards, according to its manufacturer.
A new oat variety containing high levels of cholesterol-lowering beta-glucan has been developed, meaning that food manufacturers could soon offer whole oat products that pack the same health benefits as...
A foam test for cappuccino milk powder will give food companies the goods on whether they have a quality product for a competitive market.
US agribusiness firm Cargill is to expand its processing of Vistive, a low-linolenic soybean, which claims to reduce or eliminate trans fatty acids in soybean oil.
Purac claims to have developed a line of ingredients that can help food makers meet new European Commission regulations on microbiological criteria.
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.