Throughout the food manufacturing industry, food safety is a top priority, and in order to enhance safety in their operations, baking companies are exploring sanitary equipment design solutions borrowed from the meat and poultry sectors.
With many driving factors, aseptic packaging is becoming an increasing popular packaging format, spurring growth and providing packaging manufacturers with numerous market opportunities.
The process of sterilizing materials used in carton packaging has long been limited in efficiency by the use of hydrogen peroxide. However, a new filling machine that leverages electron beam technology may change that.
Plastic films offer up improved levels of efficiency and environmental-friendliness, which positions them as a highly-demanded food packaging solution.
Traceability and food safety go hand in hand, and in order to adhere to new food traceability requirements, food processors and manufacturers should consider automating their traceability systems.
Huntington Solutions, a portfolio company of Mill Point Capital, announced recently that it has acquired Texas Foam, a manufacturer of customized extended-duration shippers (XDS) and temperature-sensitive protective foam packaging solutions for the medical, instrumentation, pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries, among others.
Procurant, a Silicon Valley startup company led by food and technology industry veterans, recently announced the release of ProcurantEdge, an IoT (Internet of Things) gateway that links remote sensing, data collection and analysis from any type of sensor to key business processes for order management and food safety across the food supply chain.
XENON Corporation, the world leader in Pulsed Light, will introduce its latest product, the Z-2000 Conveyor Decontamination System at the upcoming IAFP Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
Universal Pure Holdings LLC (“Universal Pure”), the largest independent provider of high pressure processing services in North America and a portfolio company of Tilia Holdings, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Stay Fresh Foods LLC (“Stay Fresh”) as of July 1, 2019.
Fresh fruits, vegetables, and juices are especially delicious in the summertime. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reminds you that safe handling of produce and fresh-squeezed juice is important because these foods are often consumed raw. Some foodborne disease-causing germs multiply faster in warm weather – making food safety more important as temperatures rise.
Recognizing the critical role that innovation plays in creating a safer and more sustainable food system, Cargill and Ecolab are supporting a second class of startups through the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator.
DuPont today announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation unit at its Rochester, New York, facility. Construction of the unit was completed in March as part of an overall $100MM investment to expand probiotics capacity.
In an independent evaluation, the Experimental Station for the Food Preserving Industry (SSICA) recently recognized the Eagle™ FA3 machine for providing reliable contaminant detection of foreign bodies, accurate data for fat/lean ratios and reliable results with dynamic calibration for more precise product management. The Parma, Italy-based research foundation validated the FA3 series’ fat analysis capability and confirmed that the system is a key tool for tracking and controlling suppliers and, for processors, optimizing production costs.
Eagle Product Inspection, with U.S. headquarters in Lutz, Fla., will exhibit solutions that help food and beverage companies enhance product safety, quality and traceability while simultaneously improving efficiencies during PACK EXPO Las Vegas, Sept. 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Eagle’s display at Booth C-1506 in Central Hall will highlight advanced inspection technologies that provide superior contaminant detection and perform important inline quality checks.
ROSS is pleased to announce the completion of a major expansion of its facility in Nantong, China. After more than 20 years of a successful joint venture, Nantong Ross Mixing Equipment Co. Ltd. has pushed ROSS to become the world's largest supplier of ribbon blenders in China.