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Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Published: 10-Apr-2014

VIDEO: Bosch debuts phone trigger software at Europack

VIDEO: Bosch debuts phone trigger software at Europack

Engineers from Bosch Rexroth said “Open Core Engineering”, a software which connects automated machinery and IT, is “generation 4.0” in food production technology.

Published: 20-Nov-2013

Mettler-Toledo highlights low-energy inspection

Dick Wyman

Regional x-ray sales manager - Mettler-Toledo

The X3301 x-ray system is designed for low-energy inspection of packaged foods.

Published: 11-Nov-2013

Thermo Fisher X-rays kill dreaded product waste

Bob Ries

Lead product manager - Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific's contamination detection technology is engineered to arrest foreign object intrusion to avoid costly product waste and dreaded recalls.

Published: 03-Oct-2013

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

Happy holidays from William Reed Business Media!

The working year is almost done, time to pause from ‘the business’ and embrace the festive season…go on, give it a big hug. Happy holidays!

Published: 19-Dec-2012

Avure targets all-round HPP services

Avure targets all-round HPP services

Bringing a successful high pressure processing (HPP) product to market is much more than just buying a piece of equipment, according to Avure.

Published: 07-Dec-2012

Heat-Sealable method improves production rates, claims Du Pont

Heat-Sealable method improves production rates, claims Du Pont

DuPont launched its heat-sealable Tyvek product at Emballage in Paris and said that the method will allow higher production rates.

Published: 06-Dec-2012

Thermo Scientific unveils x-ray machine with no lead curtains

Thermo Scientific unveils x-ray machine with no lead curtains

The touchless x-ray inspection system reduces product damage due to its design and the lack of lead curtains, according to Thermo Scientific.

Published: 27-Nov-2012

More robust and energy efficient system, claims contamination detection machine developer

More robust and energy efficient system, claims contamination detection machine developer

Eagle Product Inspection gives FoodProductionDaily.com editor, Rod Addy, the lowdown on their latest detection machine targeting operational efficiency and hygienic design.

Published: 13-Nov-2012

Food safety and sustainability trends dominate Pack Expo

Food safety and sustainability trends dominate Pack Expo

Food safety issues and sustainability were the two biggest issues dominating food and drink processing and packaging show Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Published: 08-Nov-2012

Mocon showcases oxygen permeability equipment

Mocon marketing manager Guy Wray talked FoodProductionDaily editor Rod Addy through the latest upgrades to its oxygen permeability testers at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.

Published: 08-Nov-2012

X-ray launch meets industry drive to replace metal detection systems - Eagle

X-ray launch meets industry drive to replace metal detection systems - Eagle

Terry Woolford

General manager - Eagle Product Inspection

X-ray systems are increasingly replacing metal detection equipment as food manufacturers respond to growing regulatory and consumer demands for safer products, said Terry Woolford of Eagle Product Inspection.

Published: 17-Apr-2012

Stop monsters in their tracks with our 'unique' food safety technology: Swedish firm

Stop monsters in their tracks with our 'unique' food safety technology: Swedish firm

Sven Bodell, president, Food Radar Systems, told Ben Bouckley that the firm's unique microwave technology was the only show in town to detect previously invisible foreign bodies in pumpable foods, and that the system might also appeal to producers of beverages with pulp or other pieces in.

Published: 13-Apr-2012

Current EU meat inspection measures do not address human health risks - EFSA

Current EU meat inspection measures do not address human health risks - EFSA

Dr Marta Hugas

Head of biological hazards - European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Speaking at the FoodProductionDaily.com Meat Technology Conference at Anuga FoodTec 2012 in Cologne, Dr Marta Hugas, the head of biological hazards at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), highlighted the urgent need for modernisation in European meat inspection.

Published: 12-Apr-2012

Food Safety Modernization Act a game changer for packaging machinery design - PMMI

Food Safety Modernization Act a game changer for packaging machinery design - PMMI

Jim Pittas

Vice president trade shows - PMMI

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has changed the game for US packaging machinery manufacturers by obliging them to rethink their design strategies, PMMI’s Jim Pittas told FoodProductionDaily.com from Anuga FoodTec.

Published: 10-Apr-2012

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

Anuga FoodTec - innovation powerhouse

Peter Grothues

Vice president trade fair management - Koelnmesse

The food and beverage production industry is ramping up its innovation pipeline as a way of bucking the uncertain economic trend, Anuga FoodTec show director Peter Grothues told FoodProductionDaily.com at the event last week in Cologne, Germany.

Published: 02-Apr-2012

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Active and intelligent packaging: the future

Chip Tonkin

Director - Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics

What role will active and intelligent components play in future food and drink packaging? We caught up with Chip Tonkin, director of the US based Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Interpack 2011 to find out.

Published: 24-May-2011

Packaging lobbyist warns that green policy divisions in Europe could damage trade

Packaging lobbyist warns that green policy divisions in Europe could damage trade

Julian Carroll

Managing Director - European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment (Europen)

European policy makers need to be aware that taking conflicting approaches on sustainability could affect the free flow of packaged goods, according to the managing director of Europen.

Published: 08-Dec-2010

Post recession trends in processing and packaging

Post recession trends in processing and packaging

Torsten Giese

Marketing Manager - Ishida

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Ishida Europe’s Torsten Giese at the Emballage show in Paris last week to discover his take on how the sector is recovering from the global recession and how this is informing development trends.

Published: 30-Nov-2010

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

Biofilm busting enzyme boosts plant hygiene

Olivier Fain

Biofilm business manager - Realco

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Realco at the recent IPA trade show in Paris to discuss biofilms and the company’s breakthrough in tackling these slime layers that pose a constant contamination threat for food processors.

Published: 08-Nov-2010

Three chiefs, GMPs, AERs and industry's ‘pretty choir’

Three chiefs, GMPs, AERs and industry's ‘pretty choir’

Steve Mister, the CEO and president of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN);

John Gay, president and executive director at the Natural Products Association (NPA); - Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

In part two of this special interview with the heads of the major US dietary supplement trade groups, the three chiefs unpack the state of play for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) along with adverse event reporting (AERs).

Published: 03-Nov-2010

Sustainable food messages risk confusing consumers

Sustainable food messages risk confusing consumers

Jeff Hilton

Co-founder and partner - Integrated Marketing Group

Food firms are increasingly discussing the sustainability of their activities, but they must communicate with consumers using practical messages rather than euphemisms and jargon, says brand expert.

Published: 28-Jul-2010

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Seasonal Video Greetings From Decision News Media

Welcome to this seasonal holiday video from Decision News Media.As we prepare to celebrate our tenth anniversary next year and first year as part of William Reed Business Media, we present 10 fun number facts about our company. And, later this week, the holidays begin.

Published: 22-Dec-2009

Inside DSM’s quality commitment

Inside DSM’s quality commitment

Philipp de Simone,

Human nutrition and health regional sales director for the east, south east and middle east - DSM Nutritional Products

Philipp de Simone, human nutrition and health regional sales director for the east, south east and middle east at DSM Nutritional Products, tells Shane Starling why DSM’s Quality for Life initiative reaches all the way from the factory floor to finished products.

Published: 19-May-2009

Focus on nanotechnology at Anuga

Focus on nanotechnology at Anuga

FoodProductionDaily.com caught up with Professor Horst-Christian Langowski, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), at the Anuga FoodTec show in Cologne to discuss the perceived risks and ongoing research into nanotechnology.

Published: 31-Mar-2009

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