JBT-Avure enhances efficiency, versatility of high-pressure pasteurization with launch of FlexiBulk

US – JBT-Avure, formally known as JBT Corporation, has unveiled a new bulk high-pressure pasteurization (HPP) technology aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the pasteurization process.   Known as FlexiBulk, the new technology boasts fill speeds of up to 55 gallons per minute. The machine HPPs both individually packaged products, and food and beverage bulk products, simultaneously.  With FlexiBulk, filling and unfilling is done outside the HPP press, resulting in the FlexiBulk being able to fill bags, in baskets, while other bags are being pressed and unfilled.   The new technology also has an added advantage…

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JBT to acquire food safety solutions provider Prevenio as Tate & Lyle expands presence in Brazil’s fruit preparations market

US – JBT Corporation, a leading American food processing machinery and airport equipment company, is set to acquire Prevenio, a US-based provider of food safety solutions in an effort to become the preferred provider of full-line solutions for poultry customers.  Prevenio, formerly known as CMS Technology, offers pathogen protection through its anti-microbial delivery solution that enhances food safety and integrity for its clients in the protein and produce markets.  Its solutions are primarily tailored for the poultry industry where it has expertise in providing breakthrough solutions to prevent foodborne illness from entering the supply chain.  The acquisition made at a…

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JBT completes Proseal and poultry turnkey solutions firm acquisition

USA – JBT Corporation, global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry has announced that it has completed two acquisitions, including Proseal UK Limited. The company said it has also completed acquisition of Columbus, Ohio based manufacturer of turnkey primary and water re-use solutions to the poultry industry, Prime Equipment Group, Inc. JBT announced intent to acquire Proseal UK, a leading provider of tray sealing technology in April in a deal valued at US$280 million. Headquartered in Adlington, UK, Proseal manufactures manual, semi-automatic, and fully…

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JBT Corporation acquires sealing technology firm Proseal for US$284.5m

UK – JBT Corporation, an American food processing machinery company has agreed to acquire UK’s leading provider of tray sealing technology, Proseal UK Limited for US$284.5 million (£220 million). Headquartered in Adlington, UK, Proseal manufactures manual, semi-automatic, and fully-automatic tray sealing machines for the food and pharmaceutical industries. It has additional production facilities in Richmond, Virginia and Melbourne, Australia. The company’s production capabilities complement JBT’s expertise as a global technology solutions provider to high-value segments of the food & beverage industry. According to JBT, the acquisition is expected to add…

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