Packaging equipment investment

The GEA Group has made a multi-million euro investment in production capacity for vertical bagging and confectionery equipment as part of its growth plans. “We have experienced strong growth over the last few years,” explains Harrie Neijnens, vice president of technology and site manager. “We’d reached the limits of our capacity. At the same time, […]


Seafood specialists cater for foodservice industry with new tartlets

Chapman’s Seafoods is launching its new range of seafood tartlets and open tarts. Using local ingredients for their handmade products, including fishcakes, wellingtons and pies, the range includes: Mediterranean Salmon Tartlets – Packed with salmon in a rich tomato sauce, topped with roasted peppers, sun-dried tomatoes and feta cheese. Smoked Haddock Florentine Tartlets – Filled with smoked […]

Fish updates from the Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has re-launched its sustainable seafood website – to make it easier for fish buyers, restaurateurs and the public to ensure they are buying and serving fish from the most sustainable sources. MCS, the UK’s leading marine charity, has improved the functionality of the website, which operates alongside updated versions […]


Croda’s Incromega range granted IFOS 5-star certification

Incromega brand manufacturer Croda has become the first supplier of omega-3 fish oil concentrates to attain the prestigious IFOS (International Fish Oil Standards) 5-Star Supplier Certification. The IFOS Program is a voluntary third party testing and certification program for omega-3 fish oil products that sets the industry ‘gold standard’ for fish oil safety, purity and […]

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Cheese comes from plants and fish fingers are made of chicken

Research conducted by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) among over 27,500 children across the UK, shows that nearly a third (29 per cent) of primary school children think that cheese comes from plants, one in ten secondary school children believe that tomatoes grow under the ground, and nearly one in five (18 per cent) primary […]


New absorber for meat and fish trays

As part of a new sales agreement with Paper Pak Industries (PPI), Faerch Plast – a producer of plastic containers for the food industry – is now offering a new type of absorber for use in its trays for fresh meat and fish. The PPI UltraZap XtendaPak, placed underneath the packaged meat, limits bacteria growth […]

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Horizontal x-ray beam for beverage containers

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced Therme Scientific Xpert S400, a new x-ray system that has been specifically engineered to detect metal, glass, dense plastics and other foreign objects in tall profiles and vertically-oriented containers such as metal cans, plastic bottles, cartons and standup pouches. “The applications targeted by this new system represent 20-30% of the […]


Flex-Grader designed for meat and poultry applications

Ishida Europe has announced the launch of Flex-Grader, a new grader that is designed for a wide range of meat, fish and poultry batching and grading applications. The Flex-Grader uses Ishida’s high performance weighing technology to provide a high speed, accurate operation that is able to grade product to a variety of different specifications. Depending […]

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New Brazilian condiment concepts

With its latest product line, Frutarom Savory Solutions is focussing on Brazil. Inspired by typical Brazilian dishes and condiments, the company has developed sophisticated marinades, seasonings and deco seasonings. To accompany the new range, Frutarom is also providing customers with recipes and product ideas to help them create diverse meat and fish specialties, sausages, as […]

Temperature control improves food spraying efficiencies

Temperature control specialist, ICS Cool Energy has supplied a temperature control solution to Saturn Spraying, a manufacturer of food spraying applications. The equipment will improve on production efficiencies across the business, which is at the forefront of spinning disc spraying technology in the food production industry. The company supplies spraying equipment that enables food producers […]

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