Buhler to unveil digital solutions addressing toxic contamination and food waste

SWITZERLAND - Buhler plans to launch new digital technologies to address challenges in the food processing industry in an attempt to minimize toxic contamination, reduce food waste and increase product quality across the food chain. Digital solutions and services will be offered through collaboration with Microsoft, coming at a time when the food industry is…

Buhler enters hazelnut market with new sorting technologies

TURKEY - Buhler, the Uzwil based Switzerland technology company has launched a new innovation of sorting technologies for natural hazelnuts, marking a new entry into this new market in Turkey. The technology complements other technologies rolled in the US for almond, pistachio and walnut, all aimed at helping processors increase yield while operating at the…

tna opens new food processing hub to expand footprint in the Netherlands

NETHERLANDS - tna has opened a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in the Netherlands to expand its manufacturing footprint in processing equipment for the potato and vegetable processing industries in the Netherlands. The new facility will be involved in processing equipment including its range of fryers and freezers, but also pre-processing equipment such as peelers, washers…

Skol Brewery Rwanda upgrades with its Global Water Engineering waste-to-water technology

RWANDA - Skol Brewery has upgraded its Rwandan Kigali plant with Global Water Engineering (GWE) world-class waste-to-energy technology that turns wastewater organic pollutants into biogas, or green energy, to profitably power plant boiler equipment while achieving high environmental benefits. Skol Kigali’s new continuous system highly efficiently removes organic waste material from production wastewater, converting more…

Keurig expands its coffee machine portfolio, with new bold design

USA - Keurig Green Mountain, Inc., a leader in specialty coffee and innovative single serve brewing systems has further expanded its line of Keurig brewers with the new Keurig K-Elite™ coffee maker. The K-Elite™ coffee maker blends premium finishes with programmable features to deliver the most beverage customization in any Keurig single cup coffee maker…

Snack producer Truco Enterprises partners to create new tortilla chip

USA – Truco, a US-based maker of delicious chips, salsas and creamy queso dips has announced that in a partnership with Tajin, the Mexican maker of flavored condiments has launched ‘On The Border Taste of Tajín Clásico’ tortilla chips. The new flavored tortilla chips are made of six simple ingredients, flavored with Tajín’s chilli and lime…

DuPont receives patent certification for its POWERMill enzyme

USA - DuPont, the Delaware based innovator in health and nutrition has received a patent certification on its POWERMill, a wheat processing enzyme developed to enhance efficiency and productivity of flour mills. The enzyme which allows millers improve quality of flour, reduce costs and achieve profit received an invention classification that is, a product given…

Lesaffre acquires Alltech’s facility, expands yeast business

FRANCE - Lesaffre has acquired the Alltech’s yeast extract facility in Serbia as part of the company’s plan to expand into the health and nutrition business. The transaction concurs with Lesaffre’s objective to build a strong business while focusing on crop and animal nutrition. Lesaffre is using its 165 years’ experience and expertise in yeast…

SGS says ISO 45001 version to replace OHSAS 18001:2007

SWITZERLAND - SGS, a global company for inspection, verification, testing and certification has said that they were expecting final publication of ISO 45001:2018 in March 2018. According to the company, this new version was set to replace OHSAS as the globally recognized occupational health and safety management system certification standard. Due to its importance in promoting…

Fermentalg acquires portfolio of omega 3 production in another patent

FRANCE - Fermentalg, a microalgae supplier based in France has received another patent to engage in production and commercialization of omega 3 offering it a strong position in technology. The company has also invested in a number of microalgae strains to add to 2,000 strains it already has, establishing a strong business view in several…