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Liquorice licked

Liquorice licked

The strong taste of salty liquorice presents manufacturers with an
on-going problem, writes UK microencapsulates company TasteTech
this week.

Clever zippers

Clever zippers

Zip-Pak has introduced a new closure, the Retort zipper, a design
which the company claims is a major leap forward in packaging
technology.

Forberg in the mix

Forberg in the mix

Forberg International has upgraded its range of laboratory machines
with the launch of four new models aimed at research and
development of food applications.

Pot plant operational

Pot plant operational

Graham Packaging Company has begun production of polypropylene
yoghurt containers at a new French plant, adding to the companies
growing blow moulding capabilities.

One-Shot scoops success

One-Shot scoops success

UK-based ice cream equipment specialist One-Shot has unveiled its
most recent innovation - a system that delivers soft serve ice
cream in 250ml portions. The company believes that the development
will go some way to meeting the ever-increasing...

Blowing better bottles

Blowing better bottles

Italian equipment provider SIPA has launched a new high speed
rotary blow moulder, which is said to offer plastic container
manufacturers increased production flexibility.

Fibre-powered drinks

Fibre-powered drinks

Soluble fibre, the rising star of the ingredients world, has
traditionally been found and consumed in solid foods such as
cereals, vegetables and fruits. A new generation of soluble fibres
- formulated by a number of ingredients...

Preventative measures

Preventative measures

Allied Bakeries has reached an agreement with industrial equipment
supplier APV Baker to cover equipment service and maintenance for
more than 50 key processing units in five plants.

Sethness adds colour

Sethness adds colour

A rich hue combined with a bland flavour profile is the latest
caramel colour from US company Sethness. The colour is soluble in
salt solutions of up to 20 per cent saline concentration.

So, what is fibre?

So, what is fibre?

In the US, the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) is up
in arms this week claiming that new definitions for dietary fibre
compiled by Food Nutrition Board (FNB) are totally inadequate.

Flour power

Flour power

Canadian nutritional oil company Bioriginal Food & Science has
introduced an organic, omega-3-rich flax flour, the first of its
kind on the market, according to the company.

ASA: WTO the only way

ASA: WTO the only way

The goal of genuine global free trade in sugar is only possible
through the World Trade Organisation (WTO), said a US sugar
industry expert before a Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee
yesterday.