Round-Up: Processing

Round-Up: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at

  • Food recycling specialist SugaRich is overhauling the shredding technology it uses at its Brackley, UK plant to transform high calorific surplus food into energy rich animal feed.
  • Biogas projects turning food waste into renewable energy and valuable biofertiliser were honoured at the first AD & Biogas Industry Awards ceremony, held in Birmingham, UK, earlier this month.
  • Mars Food UK has announced a £23 million investment into its King Lynn manufacturing site, with a new production line being completed in early 2017.
  • GEA, which supplies process technology for the food industry, has developed what it claims is the world’s first fully automated lollipop coating line.
  • Fowler Welch has launched a new eco trailer, which is the first of its kind to harness kinetic energy to power the refrigerated trailer, potentially reducing the company’s CO2 emissions by over 14,000kg per year.

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