Chocolate dominates the latest product launches from Mintel, which
this week focus on Eastern Europe. The launches also reflect a
growing trend towards maximizing the marketing potential of brands
that have been long established in...
Controlling dust particles in the bakery industry can be a major
headache, in particular when dealing with bulk materials, and
keeping production areas free from dust is a full-time job. A new
filling system from bagging specialists...
The US government's latest measures to tackle obesity have been
attacked by consumer groups for relying on the 'self-policing' of
the food industry and not leading to major initiatives to drive
change. But the proposed...
Much of the flour that goes into breads, pasta, cakes,
breakfastcereals and other foods comes from so-called 'winter
wheats', planted in autumn and harvested in spring. New research
has identified the key gene involved in...
Improving the molecular structure of certain foods such as ice
cream and cocoa, can dramatically improve the taste, texture and
mouth feel of a particular product. This is something Marcos
Bobzin, Buhler's product manager for...
Technology that allows real-time x-ray inspection imaging has been
developed. Manufacturer Cintex says that the reason the
modifications made to its range of MIACS software is so innovative
is because it will allow, for the first...
FoodProductiondaily.com recently visited a research unit in
the south of France to find more out about the role science plays
in improving the quality of cereal-based foods. Some recent
discoveries could be of great benefit to the...
Canadian firm SunOpta raises the stakes for high fibre ingredients
by upping production and completing the second expansion phase at
its Minnesota plant on the back of a surge in demand from food
Researchers at the University College of Dublin are claiming that
real time process control for food manufacturers - and more
specifically the confectionery sector - has been advanced thanks to
pioneering work into viscosity measurement...
UK-based equipment manufacturer Packaging Automation is set to
launch its latest tray-sealing machine at this month's Total Show.
The selling point of the Vision 400 is its small footprint, which
should appeal to operators with...
European food manufacturers starting to get to grips with incoming
rules on food allergen labelling in the EU block face similar
adjustments in the US as the Senate clears new allergen laws this
week, writes Lindsey Partos.
Quality is an issue that has plagued many food processors in Russia
over the years. But one company, Kraft Foods, claims that its
operations there - where it is a leading player in confectionery
and coffee - have witnessed tremendous...
Growing opportunities for food manufacturers in Australia may well
be rooted in innovative flavours and health ingredients, say
researchers at CSIRO on the day the Australian government earmarks
millions of dollars to invest in R&D...
International wheat, corn and soybean prices will remain high for
much of 2004, warns the US agency Fitch Ratings, with the industry
likely to see a continual shifting of higher ingredients costs onto
the food manufacturer. And it...