Malvern Instruments in the UK has added a new range of particle
measurement systems to its portfolio of analysers for in-process
applications, allowing users to measure larger particles of up to
Dairy Partners America, the joint venture between Switzerland's
Nestlé group and Fonterra, New Zealand's leading dairy company, has
completed the second phase of its roll out, beginning liquid and
powdered milk production...
Haydens Bakeries in the UK is the latest company to take advantage
of a hiring scheme operated by Packaging Automation, allowing
companies to benefit from the latest advancements in heat sealing
technology without the cost of buying...
Sugar prices look set to rise in the accession countries by up to
60 per cent, warns the European chocolate and confectionery body
CAOBISCO this week, predicting major set backs for food
manufacturers installed in the zone. The warning...
Most food companies are too short-term focused when it comes to
adopting new technology, claims a packaging expert. They need to
adopt long-term strategic planning and pay closer attention to
changing trends if they wish to stay ahead...
Sugar giant British Sugar helped boost six month results for its
parent, food and ingredients firm Associated British Foods, which
this week reported double-digit growth in profits. But
international agency Oxfam has criticised the...
While supporters of the Atkins plan would have us believe the diet
is more popular than ever, there are signs of a growing backlash
against low-carb diet plans. A new survey reveals that despite the
growing number of product offerings...
The active, controlled and intelligent packaging sector in the US
has experienced significant growth over the past few years,
according to a new report published this month. Does this signify a
trend towards the widespread adoption...
Switzerland's sweet and savoury biscuit sector saw a return to
growth in 2003 due entirely to a strong upswing in export sales -
but domestic sales fell for the second year in succession as a
result of cheaper imports from the...
Evidence continues to mount suggesting a link between various
stages of depression and low blood levels of the B vitamin folate,
according to research funded by the Agricultural Research Service
in the US.