DuPont to open a new innovation site in Japan to expand production

JAPAN - DuPont Nutrition & Health, an American conglomerate, will open a new innovation site in Japan later this summer to serve customers primarily in the bakery, beverage and dairy industries. Located in the Kanagawa Prefecture, the 700-square-metre facility will provide solutions for the company’s Japan- and Korea-based clients. According to the company, the site’s…

Barry Callebaut partners with Ghana and Ivory Coast for sustainable cocoa production

GHANA - Barry Callebaut, one of the world’s largest cocoa producers and grinders has signed a letter of intent with Ghana and Ivory Coast to clear and replant trees infected with swollen-shoot virus disease in an initiative to ensure sustainable cocoa farming. The initiative, in collaboration with Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and the Coffee Caco…

Key Technology launches VERYX, a high-capacity digital sorter

US - Key Technology has launched a high capacity digital sorter, the VERYX B210, state-of-the-art electronic sorting machine to serve unique and specific needs of the food processing industry. VERYX B210 machine can recognize color, size, shape and structural properties with ability to eliminate foreign objects and product defects thus, improving quality of the final…

Cargill opens first its US food-grade potassium chloride plant

USA - Cargill has opened its first food-grade potassium chloride operation salt plant to help food manufacturers reduce sodium in their products as consumer demand for lower sodium options increases. According to the company, the potassium chloride will help food manufacturers to lower sodium content by up to 50% in most of their food products.…