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Gast Group to showcase JUN-AIR air compressors and systems at Brau Beviale 2016

Gast Group – a leading designer and manufacturer of precision air products and member of IDEX Corporation’s Health & Science division – will be using its stand at Brau Beviale 2016 to promote its JUN-AIR range of compressed air solutions, which are ideal for the beverage dispense and include dedicated models for beer tank pressurisation […]

Posted 20 October 2016

ICE achieves important safety accreditation

Leading coding and marking supplier Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) has achieved SafeContractor accreditation, underlining its ongoing commitment to highest standards in health and safety. SafeContractor is a major third party accreditation scheme for UK contractors. To meet its criteria, businesses undergo a vetting process which examines health and safety procedures and their track record for […]

Posted 20 October 2016

Key innovations to watch – Hi Europe & Ni’s top 4 product launches

Avebe Avebe will launch a new gluten-free, soy-free and lactose-free potato protein isolate at Hi Europe & Ni! This new potato protein isolate called Solanic®100 combines a complete amino acid profile with excellent digestibility, making it highly suitable for food supplementation and protein enrichment of snacks, beverages, breakfast cereals or bars. BENEO Looking for a […]

Posted 4 October 2016

Hi Europe & Ni 2016

Natural and sugar-reduced products, dairy proteins, collagen peptides and natural solutions enhancing cognitive performance are among the key topics of today’s F&B ingredients industry. At Hi Europe & Ni, you can discover the latest innovations and solutions in these areas from our 465+ suppliers. Find the solutions you need, all in 1 location in just 3 days. […]

Posted 4 October 2016

Multi-carrier system from Festo and Siemens

Festo, the leading supplier of automation equipment, has announced the Multi-Carrier-System (MCS), its Industry 4.0-ready linear motor track system, jointly developed with Siemens. Winner of two 2016 PPMA Industry Awards, for Most Innovative Automation System and Partnership of the Year, MCS is an adaptable, modular transport solution for manufacturing and production, combining linear motor and […]

Posted 4 October 2016

First launch of human machine collaboration at PPMA Total

The FANUC CR-35iA collaborative robot, which has now been fitted with hand guidance capability, has today been launched at the PPMA Total Show. With the FANUC Hand Guidance unit, users can easily and intuitively instruct the robot in individual handling operations and complete movements without any programming. Employees need to spend less time training robots […]

Posted 3 October 2016

Solactis Group achieves new European health claim

Solactis Group, specialist of bio-science based ingredients designed for human nutrition and animal feed companies, has welcomed a new approval from the European authorities:  “Consumption of foods/drinks containing Galactofructose instead of sugars induces a lower blood glucose rise after their consumption compared to sugar-containing foods/ drinks.” This confirms the strategic orientations on the new health […]

Posted 30 September 2016

Fluid launch set to revolutionise heat transfer

The launch this week of a first-of-its-kind heat transfer fluid is set to revolutionise food and drink production globally, and for the first time ever provide a commercial solution to the long-standing efficiency-versus-toxicity challenge. Kilfrost is launching its next generation ALV Plus fluid, which offers a viable alternative to monoethylene glycol (MEG) and monopropylene glycol […]

Posted 26 September 2016

Ideagen works with Thatchers Cider

Thatchers Cider, the fourth generation cider maker, is to work with Ideagen to take the management of quality within its production areas to new levels. Thatchers, which is based in Sandford, Somerset, and distributes its ciders to both the on and off trades throughout the UK, prides itself in producing the highest quality cider. It […]

Posted 22 September 2016

Popcorn sharing bag scoops two awards at Starpack

An innovative popcorn sharing bag which was developed by leading manufacturer of flexible packaging solutions, Wipak UK, was awarded two bronze stars at the prestigious 2016 Starpack Industry Awards in London last week. Created for the country’s fastest growing popcorn brand, Propercorn1, the bespoke pack secured the awards in the ‘Material and/or Process Innovation’ and […]

Posted 22 September 2016

Oatvita is already available in the market

  Oatvita is already commercialised in Portugal and Spain. This innovative food ingredient, developed as a fermented oat base to the food and beverage industry, is already commercialised through an oat drink at Carrefour Spain and Continente Portugal and also in a limited edition/production in a fruit & oat smoothie in the Portuguese market. Oatvita […]

Posted 20 September 2016

Hygienic climate control

Production plants in the food and pharmaceutical markets naturally place hygiene as a top priority – a focus which also applies to the enclosure technology they use. With its new, hygienic design, air/water heat exchangers, Rittal is offering a standardised solution for efficient enclosure climate control in applications where hygiene is critical. Thanks to their […]

Posted 19 September 2016

Plastics Caps and Closures 2016

New venue, new logo, new dates, new branding, new speakers, new content… ‘The caps and closures industry needs to talk the same language as its customers.’ That was the message from Paul Earnshaw of retail giant Tesco at the Caps & Closures 2015 conference. It is also the basis for the 2016 event which will […]

Posted 14 September 2016

Robot acquisition tackles food and beverage challenges

At the PPMA Total Show 2016, Omron will formally announce its acquisition of Adept Technologies, an established US based manufacturer and global supplier of industrial robots. The takeover has added 49 best-in-class robots to Omron’s portfolio and enables the company to offer food and beverage producers all three primary classes of robots together with an […]

Posted 12 September 2016