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FiE 2015: Our best bits

FiE 2015: Our best bits

By Niamh Michail

Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference programme and talks on industry insights.

Kevin Habas talked to FQN about the 30 year anniversary

Make a wish! 3M Petrifilm Plates marks 30 years

By Joseph James Whitworth

Increased technical efficiency, plate reader accuracy, one step confirmation and dual indicator potential are some of the marketplace drivers caused by Petrifilm Plates, according to 3M Food Testing.

Paul Ellwood spoke to FQN at Analytica 2014

dispatches from Analytica 2014

Automated colony counting meets food testing demands

By Joseph James Whitworth

Automated colony counting ensures results are consistently the same standard when dealing with high-throughput demands, according to Synoptics.  

Ian Stoner at the booth in Munich

dispatches from Analytica 2014

Checking product quality with a refractometer

By Joseph James Whitworth

Refractometers can be used as a final check to ensure everything has gone right in the production process, according to a UK firm.  

Alberto Castellanza, sales manager for Novamont at K show 2013

dispatches from K show 2013

Novamont launches compostable film packaging

By Joseph James Whitworth

Novamont has launched the latest generation of bioplastics under its Mater-Bi portfolio, including a film for food packaging.

EUROPEN MD Virginia Janssens

EUROPEN 2013: Exclusive interview with MD Virginia Janssens

EU packaging 10-year review will see dramatic changes

By Fiona Barry

The EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, which sets recovery and recycling targets for EU Member States, must increase EPR (extended producer responsibility) scheme transparency and focus on minimizing post-consumer packaging waste, said Virginia...

Eagle assesses X-ray tech in glass packaging

X-ray inspection demand continues for glass packaging

By Joseph James Whitworth

X-ray inspection adoption is increasing with it being an accepted process but finer and more contaminants remain the target to increase its use, according to Eagle Product Inspection.