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JBT to acquire leading juice and dairy solutions provider

Posted on: 21 July 2015

JBT Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire Stork Food & Dairy Systems, a major European filling and sterilisation solutions specialist...


ExxonMobil releases five-point plan for best practice grease selection

Posted on: 21 July 2015

ExxonMobil has released a 5-point plan for best practice grease selection to assist food industry professionals in selecting the right grease for equipment...


Devro acquires Dutch collagen gel producer PV Industries

Posted on: 21 July 2015

Devro, a leading manufacturer of collagen products for the food industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in PV Industries...


Langham Brewery picked to pilot new quality standard for brewing industry

Posted on: 21 July 2015

Langham Brewery, working alongside industry experts Food Safety Assist, was hand-picked by SALSA to trial the new standard prior to its launch...


3D-printed smart cap uses electronics to sense spoiled food

Posted on: 21 July 2015

Engineers have 3D-printed a wireless "smart cap" for a milk carton that detects signs of spoilage using embedded sensors...


R-Biopharm Rhône’s tests reassure beer drinkers after reports of mycotoxins in their favourite tipple

Posted on: 21 July 2015

R-Biopharm Rhône are working with brewers and test labs across the country to test cereals for mycotoxins before they are used to produce beer...


Barr adds flexible buildings to its expanding soft drinks manufacturing facility

Posted on: 20 July 2015

AG Barr has added two buildings to provide highly flexible office space inside its new manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes...


SACN report advises consumers to reduce sugar and increase fibre

Posted on: 20 July 2015

SACN has advised the UK government to halve the recommended intake of free sugars to help address the growing obesity and diabetes crises...


Worries rise over outbreaks of H5N1 avian flu in West Africa

Posted on: 20 July 2015

Fears are growing that without timely intervention to stem outbreaks of the avian flu virus H5N1 across West Africa, further spread is inevitable...


Laterra Artisan Harvest cooking sauces & marinades launch in the UK

Posted on: 20 July 2015

Laterra Artisan Harvest, a range of sauces, marinades and dips with the authentic flavours of Mexico, has been launched in the UK...


Nestlé scientist helps establish Alzheimer’s research hub

Posted on: 20 July 2015

NIHS scientist, Gene Bowman, has played an instrumental role in establishing an Alzheimer’s research hub investigating links between nutrition and dementia...


EC grants conditional clearance for Cargill to acquire ADM’s chocolate business

Posted on: 20 July 2015

The European Commission has granted conditional clearance for Cargill to acquire Archer Daniels Midland’s (ADM) chocolate business in Europe...


OSU researchers discover a type of dulse that tastes like bacon

Posted on: 17 July 2015

Researchers have patented a new strain of dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly, is packed full of protein and… tastes like bacon when it is cooked...


General Mills to close manufacturing facility in Missouri

Posted on: 17 July 2015

General Mills has announced plans to close one of its manufacturing facility on Junge Boulevard by end of the 2015 calendar year...


Are insects the alternative to animal protein?

Posted on: 16 July 2015

The growing consumer demand for protein and a lack of new farmland for livestock could make insects an attractive alternative to traditional protein sources...


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