Food packaging and safety: Do food containers contain toxic chemicals?

CHINA – To keep food clean and fresh, and reduce the use of plastic bags, consumers are increasingly willing to bring food containers when they go shopping in wet markets and restaurants. As useful as […]

Novozymes launches new lactase to improve nutritional profile of dairy products

DENMARK – The Danish biological solutions company, Novozymes is launching Saphera Fiber, a new lactase enzyme which enables manufactures to increase the content of fibers while also reducing sugar in fermented and non-fermented dairy products. According […]

Canpack to invest US$80m in expanding beverage cans production capacity

POLAND – Canpack, one of the largest manufacturers of aluminum beverage cans, will be investing over US$80 million in expanding production capacity of its beverage cans manufacturing plants in Russia and Colombia by more than […]

Global packaging giant DS Smith opens its first US recycling plant

USA – DS Smith has opened its first recycling facility in the United States located in Reading, Pennsylvania aimed at driving a circular economy designed to eliminate waste and encourage sustainability. According to the company, […]

BASF opens Customer Experience Centre in Kenya to support application of food solutions

KENYA – German human nutrition company and food ingredients supplier, BASF has opened a Customer Experience Centre in Nairobi, Kenya to provide tailor-made support for formulation and application of food solutions. The center offers an […]

Food processing equipment supplier Middleby buys Deutsche Beverage Technology

USA – The Middleby Corporation, a manufacturer of commercial foodservice and food processing equipment has acquired North Carolina-based Deutsche Beverage Technology, a leader in beverage brewing and processing systems. Deutsche is a technology provider in […]

Crown Holdings to build new beverage can plant in the United States

USA – Crown Holdings, a supplier of rigid packaging products has announced that it will build a new beverage can manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA to support the increased demand for beverage cans […]

Food ingredients supplier Azelis joins global initiative for sustainable supply chains

EUROPE – Global distributor of food ingredients and speciality chemicals, Azelis has joined the global initiative for sustainable supply chains, Together for Sustainability (TfS) to strengthen company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. As a joint […]

Thermo Fisher adds new X-ray inspection system for the packaged food industry

USA – Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched a new X-ray detection system that enables food processors to find a wider range of foreign objects in harsh washdown environments than existing IP69K metal detectors can identify. […]

Duravant expands food processing solutions portfolio with acquisition of WECO

USA – Automated food processing equipment supplier, Duravant has signed a definitive agreement to acquire California-based optical sorting technology provider for fruits and nuts, Woodside Electronics Corporation (WECO). WECO has been supplying optical sorting technology […]