Applying an electric field to liquid chocolate in the flow direction can reduce the fat level in chocolate by 10% to 20%, according to Mars-funded research conducted by Temple University.
Baker Perkins has launched a new version of its ServoForm lollipop depositor to make flat lollipops and has turned to 3D CAD and 3D printing to make test molds for trials.
Chocolate made by Barry Callebaut for Chocolaterie de l'Opera has prompted a warning in more than 15 countries due to levels of benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) exceeding EU limits.
Katjes Magic Candy Factory, in the UK, has partnered with Dylan’s Candy Bar to take its 3D candy printer, which can create custom-made candies in under five minutes, to the US.
York Metal Products is experiencing a growth in coating pan demand from customers that make smaller run, geographically customized chocolate and yogurt coated products, and health food including Taste of Nature, Riverside, Dare Foods, Georgia Nut, and Sconza Candy Company.
Petrow Food Group, which supplies dried fruit and nuts for chocolates, muesli, breakfast cereals, and bakery products, has invested £4m ($5.7m) in laser scanning and packaging technology.
Aldomak which makes tablets, fudge and macaroons is projecting sales of £1.9m ($2.8m) for 2017 on the back of a slew of contract wins and increased activity with existing clients.
Mars has partnered with Eneco UK to install a 20-turbine Moy Wind Farm in Scotland to provide 100% renewable electricity to power all 12 Mars UK sites.
The US Justice Department, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed Schneider Electric USA will pay a $6.87m penalty for allegedly violating a cleanup operation.
A robotic food production system designed to emulate cooking methods used by chefs can offer improved product quality and lower costs, claim its creators.
Dutch 3D printer manufacturer byFlow has created a portable 3D printer that prints desserts.
3dChef has partnered with a number of confectionery firms to develop next generation candies, sweets and decorations for the pastry industry.
Palsgaard, which makes emulsifier/stabilizer blends, which are used in products from cake mixes to chocolate, confectionery, dairy and ice cream, is the first Danish food producer to achieve CO2-neutrality.
ABB Automation has announced Roger Agnelli, 56, a member of the ABB Board of Directors, has died in a plane crash in Sao Paulo, Brazil, along with his wife and two children.
Swisslog, which manufactures automated machines for warehouses and distribution centers, has debuted its CarryPick robot at Dubai’s Museum of the Future.
Cortec Corporation has received trademark approval from the EU Office of Harmonization for its biobased and biodegradable rust preventative BioCorr.
Blendhub Corp. will host its first international event, the ‘Professional Network’ to coincide with Gulfood 2016, in Dubai, on February 24.
Astronaut André Kuipers, has opened a technology centre at Royal Duyvis Wiener’s HQ in Koog aan de Zaan, the Netherlands, claiming he wants to take Dutch cheese and chocolate on his next space mission.
LHT Consultancy and Eagle Vision are showcasing their Dirty Tray Vision system (DTV) at ProSweets 2016 this week, which can get rid of problems associated with poorly filled starch trays in the confectionery and bakery industry.
PWR Pack, which supplies robotic packaging to the food manufacturing industry, is expanding its production facilities as it moves into 3D grippers.
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