Eziglaze added to clean label glaze range

Ulrick & Short, a British owned clean label starch specialist, has announced the extension of its range of clean label non-GM glazes, to include Eziglaze C. The Eziglaze range has now been extended for all different pastry types and is suitable for hot cross buns, sausage rolls, chilled or frozen pies, morning goods, among other […]

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New packaging systems for bakery sector

Tisomi Packaging Machinery, a horizontal flowrapping specialist, is targeting the bakery and morning goods sectors with the latest packaging systems that meet the demands of the marketplace by protecting the integrity of goods and offering prolonged shelf life. Many food companies require packaging systems that can safely wrap a whole range of different shaped products […]


Bearings increase maintenance intervals for baking firm

Engineering company SKF has extended meantime between failure (MTBF) for British baking firm Warburtons from six months to three years with extreme temperature Y-bearings (insert bearings) – a dry lubrication option that removes the need for using expensive, high temperature greases. The new bearings have brought a range of benefits to Warburtons, including reduced maintenance […]


High-temperature chain fluid for bakeries

UK food-grade lubricants manufacturer Rocol has developed a new chain fluid that is designed to minimise the black deposits that can build up in high-temperature applications. Specifically developed for equipment such as bakery ovens, the new NSF H1 registered Foodlube XT Chain Fluid combines easy application and maximum penetration of moving parts with a formulation […]

Hygienic and gentle packaging for bean sprouts

France’s biggest producer of bean sprouts, Heng Sieng SA, has automated its packing operation with the installation of two Ishida multihead weighers that deliver a combination of gentle and hygienic handling with fast and accurate weighing. Established 20 years ago, Heng Sieng SA imports mung bean seeds from Asia and germinates them to produce quality […]


Hygienic zoning app for food production environments

Vikan, a provider of cleaning tools, has introduced a Hygienic Zone Planner, a visual self-auditing tool and checklist for managing HACCP-compliant segregated food production environments. Populating this new app with specific constraints and requirements during a site visit by Vikan’s team produces a visual picture of the factory divided into distinct zones and promptly provides […]

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Strategic alliance offers support from ‘seed to shelf’

In the wake of ever-closer integration of farming and food manufacturing, science-based organisations Campden BRI and CABI have developed a strategic alliance to provide technical support from ‘seed to shelf’. The alliance is designed to benefit small, medium and larger companies, as well as initiatives from government and NGOs aimed at supporting food production. “The […]

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FSA publishes 2013 priorities

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published its Forward Evidence Plan for 2013. The plan outlines priority science and evidence activities for the coming year, including potential areas for research funding and workshops that will help develop the FSA’s evidence base. The proposed activities cover a wide range of areas within the agency’s remit, including […]


Accolade for Sainsbury’s safety chief

Sainsbury’s head of product quality, safety and supplier performance has been presented with the Most Significant Contribution to Food Safety award by the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT). The award, won by Alec Kyriakidesis, is given to an individual who the SOFHT board believes has made ‘an outstanding contribution to championing food safety […]


November 2012

Articles in this issue include thermal energy-saving systems a look behind the scenes at a top European supplier of processed fruit, the street food trend and a step by step guide to food hygiene.

September 2012

Articles in this issue include a look behind the scenes at a top European supplier of processed fruit, the street food trend and a step by step guide to food hygiene.

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