Givaudan, Bühler open new innovation center in Singapore to support agile plant-based product development

SINGAPORE – The APAC Protein Innovation Centre in Singapore has been officialy opened by Givaudan and Bühler and is expected to play a major role in accelerating plant-based product development on a global scale.  Located at the Givaudan Woodlands site in Singapore, the Protein Innovation Centre is a first of its kind establishment leveraging the expertise of both companies to accelerate development of high quality plant-based proteins. The facility will also be connected to a vast network of R&D innovation centers in Switzerland and key hubs across the region further…

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Bühler to open 2 food-safe application centers in 2021, deploys digital technologies to keep global network fully operational

SWITZERLAND – Swiss food processing technology group Bühler will open two more food-safe application centers in 2021 to enable it to be close to customers and to their markets, the company has said in a statement. According to the statement, Bühler’s new joint lab with Givaudan in Singapore is set to open on April 26, 2021 while its new facility at Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e.V. (DIL) in Germany is scheduled to open in the second half of the year. Sandra Lutz, global coordinator of Bühler’s application center network noted…

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Bühler launches new malting equipment for small scale brewers

 SWITZERLAND – Swiss food technology group, Bühler has launched new malting equipment specifically meant for small to mid-sized craft beer producers. Called RimoMalt, the new equipment offers users unprecedented flexibility and brings investments down to an all-time low, according to the company. The company notes that with the new equipment craft producers can start off with very small batch sizes with an output that is easily scalable from 1,000 to up to 17,000 tons per year thanks to its modular system. The fully insulated and cladded steep house starts at…

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Bühler unveils new Temperature and Vibration Management System to support precision milling

SWITZERLAND – Swiss food processing technology group, Bühler has launched a new innovative Temperature and Vibration Management System (TVM) for milling to help millers deliver the best quality product efficiently, consistently, and with a minimum of energy consumption. According to Bühler, millers are under pressure to produce the best quality product consistently. Delivering the best quality product is however not a small feat. It requires millers to apply the same pressure along the rolls as any deviation would result in reduced quality and consistency of the flour. Up to now…

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Bühler, Premier Tech partnership gives birth to a new series of fully automated packaging equipment for millers

SWITZERLAND –  A strategic partnership between Swiss food technology group Bühler and Canadian company Premier Tech has yielded a new series of fully automated packaging equipment. Called CHRONOS OML-1060, the new packaging equipment leverages on Bühler’s strong footprint and market position in China and Premier Tech’s recognized knowledge in the field of automated packaging technologies. According to a statement from Bühler, the CHRONOS OML-1060 is the first of solution to be developed through this joint venture that was created in 2019. The equipment has been manufactured in Premier Tech and…

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Bühler, Balaguer partner to develop high-quality SmartRolls for grain processing

SWITZERLAND – Swiss Technology Company Bühler Group and leading manufacturer of centrifugally chilled cast iron rolls for the food processing industry Balaguer Rolls from Spain have partnered to develop next-generation smart rolls for grain processing.   Under the partnership, the two companies will work together in the design and supply of SmartRolls and services of the highest quality standards allowing remote condition and performance monitoring of the rolls. Being industry leaders in grain milling, the two companies however recognize that scale is critical on the digital journey and have partnered…

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Bühler’s latest milling technology to bolster production of high quality rice

SWITZERLAND – Swiss technology company Bühler has unveiled a new digitally integrated milling technology with potential of revolutionizing the rice milling industry globally. In developing its new rice mill, Bühler defined three quality parameters essential to the rice market: shine, smoothness and whiteness. These, together with the percentage of broken rice, determine the quality and therefore the price that can be achieved with the final product. The mill features Bühler’s RiceLinePro DROA sensor which continuously assesses and keeps track of these characteristics in real-time using complex machine learning algorithms. This…

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Bühler partners Vyncke to offer clean process energy solutions to food factories

SWITZERLAND – Swiss Technology Company Bühler Group and clean energy company Vyncke have formed a strategic partnership to offer sustainable energy solutions to food companies. According to statement from Bühler, the two companies will seek to offer customers integrated solutions that transform biomass side stream products into clean process energy while reducing the customers’ carbon footprint. Biomass by-products are generated in almost all food processes. Typical examples are the processing of grains, rice, corn, and cocoa. These by-products are often either used for animal feed or simply disposed of. Bühler…

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Bühler posts 17% decline in full year revenues despite record launch of new innovations and solutions

SWITZERLAND– Bühler faced the challenging environment of 2020 head on, launching a record 86 new innovations and solutions in celebration of its 160 years of existence. Despite of its resilience, the difficult environment occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic did have an impact on the company’s sales. Swiss plant equipment manufacturer reported an annual turnover of CHF 2.7 billion (about US$3.03 billion), down 17.0% from CHF 3.3 billion (about US$3.7 billion) achieved during the same period in 2019. Bühler  noted that its Consumer Foods (CF) business was more affected by the…

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Buhler launches new high-performance cooling die for meat alternatives

SWITZERLAND – Bühler has launched PolyCool 1000, a new high-performance cooling die that enables production of products of different shapes and structures while meeting the standards required by industrial-scale production. In a statement, Bühler said that the die, together with an extruder, provides an efficient and flexible solution for food producers creating tasty and sustainable plant-based meat or fish alternatives. The PolyCool 1000 completes the product portfolio of high-moisture cooling dies by Bühler, including the PolyCool 500 for mid-scale industrial production, and the PolyCool 50 for product development purposes. “With…

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