shelf life


Up in the clouds

Infor has launched Infor CloudSuite Food & Beverage to provide food and beverage manufacturing customers with access to applications in a cloud environment. It offers customers a flexible approach for hosting applications, with a lower upfront IT investment and a subscription-based delivery model. Designed to meet the needs of process manufacturing customers, it provides tools […]


New look for syrups

French-based syrup processor Borde is updating its range of red fruits with new multilayer packaging from RPC Containers Corby. All eight varieties – raspberries, blueberries, blackcurrants, blackberries, cranberries, redcurrants, red fruits and cherries – are being packed in RPC’s one litre Classic jars with new labels that make the fruit the focal point. The attractive […]

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New cultures keep mild products fresh

DuPont has unveiled an expanded lineup of the Holdbac Protective cultures range to target contamination in the mild acidic environments of cheese and fresh yogurt manufacture while maintaining flavour. Holdbac YM-XP Protective cultures are designed to provide optimum protection against yeast and mould, specifically in the mild acidic pH conditions typical in cheese and mild yogurt. […]

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Conveying and sorting in one

Festo has developed a new pneumatic conveyor concept – the WaveHandler – for the transportation and simultaneous sorting of delicate objects. “Delicate FMCG products, like fruit and vegetables, require particular care in their handling and transportation if they are to make a timely arrival to market with minimum damage losses,” says Steve Sands, product manager, […]

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Packaging for convenience foods market

KM Packaging Services is launching a new generation of lidding films for aluminium foil trays. Following other lidding developments from the company – such as KSeal lidding films for meat, poultry and fish packaging and Superguard Oven – KM Klarity is another product for the meat, fish, ready meals and fresh produce sectors. KM Klarity […]

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Get into the swing of things

Meeting the dual needs of the convenience of re-closing and the reassurance of tamper-evidence, RPC Bebo Plastik has developed a new pack solution for a variety of spreadable products such as cheese, margarine and butter. The new Bebo Swing incorporates a perforation process which ensures easy opening. The re-closable lid can be hinged or fully […]

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Beneo trials show extention of shelf-life and quality of donuts

Beneo, a manufacturer of functional ingredients, have conducted technical trials to improve the shelf-life and quality of glazed and iced, freshly and frozen packed donuts. The results show that with the partial replacement of sucrose with Beneo’s functional carbohydrate Palatinose in glazings or icings, shelf-life and overall product quality can be significantly improved. Findings showed […]


‘Trying new things’

Alan Gundle, managing director of the Mondelēz International Global Science and Technology Research centre in Reading.

An under-current of connections

When I started compiling this issue of Food and Drink Technology, I naturally looked at the individually scheduled features. The aim it to provide you, across the year, with a wide range of topics that highlights the many segments relevant to the food and drink industries. Apart from this relevance, they are not directly linked. […]

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