An EU-funded project is aiming to extend food shelf life by using novel antimicrobial surfaces applied in active packaging.
Poindexter Nut Company has increased its walnut pasteurization capacity with a second Napasol pasteurization line.
The FAO and an Italian University have strengthened collaboration around areas including food safety.
Bruker has acquired a manufacturer of benchtop micro-ESR (Electron Spin Resonance) spectroscopy systems used for applied and industrial applications.
Fraunhofer IVV is helping to develop processes for the surface sterilization of packaged meat and sausage products.
The Shanghai Food Safety Federation has visited Döhler’s Asia-Pacific headquarters.
An EU project is to run pilot lines in operational industrial environments to manufacture antimicrobial polymer films.
Massey University is mulling the creation of a centre based around a novel food processing technology.
High pressure processing (HPP) is rapidly gaining traction in new food and beverage applications, while the growing toll network has also made it more accessible, says HPP specialist Avure, which...
The global market for breathable films is estimated to reach $3.21bn by 2021, registering a CAGR of 7.5%, between 2016 and 2021, according to MarketsandMarkets research firm. The figure was $2.10bn in 2015.
A Cornell University center is to expand commercialization capabilities with $1m in state funding.
Novozymes has acquired microbial research company Organobalance to strengthen its position in microbial technologies.
Aloe Eco Park SAPI de CV has launched an aloe based edible coating in the US fruit and vegetable market.
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FlavorActiV and Bruker Corporation have partnered to help breweries improve flavor stability.
Uflex is running trials with an exotic fruit producer to extend shelf life of Rambutan and open up export markets.
Cherney Microbiological Services has partnered with Mocon to help processors identify product spoilage issues.
Mocon has launched a yeast and mould test method for dairy applications.
Ensuring production facility surfaces remain free of contamination thanks to coatings and growth of intelligent packaging were the subject of two talks at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conference.
True Fresh HPP has installed its third Hiperbaric 525 HPP machine in a 60,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility at Buena Park, California.
A number of food safety projects have been awarded a share of £16m funding through government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst platform.
Avure Technologies has completed a study with the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) to test the potential risk of Clostridium botulinum in coconut water, and will share the...
Work on another evaluation of bisphenol A (BPA) by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has started with a final scientific opinion scheduled for 2018.
Health Canada is to consult on a proposal that would allow irradiation of fresh and frozen ground beef.
A coating technology which could be used to replace Bisphenol A (BPA) in a variety of applications has been awarded second place in a category at the 2016 Bio-Based Innovation Awards.