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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Campden BRI has announced the extension of its UKAS accreditation to cover the detection of Hepatitis A and Norovirus in fresh and frozen berries and salad vegetables.
- Ozo Innovations has welcomed Tania Howarth as chairman to the board. Howarth previously occupied the role of chief operating officer (COO) at Nomad Foods.
- Campden BRI has opened a new suite of laboratories to support its microbiology process hall facilities.
- Swedish food tech company Micvac has hired Michael Bogdanski as its new CEO. Bogdanski will replace Håkan Pettersson.
- Italian equipment manufacturer PFM has developed a new automatic multipacking line for popcorn bags that uses 30% less film than other methods.
- Keith Thornhill, head of Food & Beverage, Siemens UK & Ireland, has been appointed as chairman of the Industry Advisory Board for the National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering (NCEFE).
- After agreeing to be acquired in September 2017, Austrian manufacturer of wafer, biscuits and confectionery production systems Haas Group is now officially part of the Bühler Group.
- GEA has strengthened its market position as a total solutions provider in the beverage processing industry by finalising the acquisition of Slovenian machine manufacturer Vipoll.