Kraft Foods has selected Rockwell Automation's Power & Energy
Management Solutions (PEMS) team to develop and execute a sustained
energy reduction initiative across all its manufacturing facilities
in North America.
Cloetta Fazer Group, the Stockholm-listed Swedish-Finnish
confectionery group, says it is planning to tap into the huge
potential of the Poland market. According to CEO Karsten Slotte,
the company is set to play a role in the consolidation...
Growing consumer awareness of the health benefits of soya
consumption is reinvigorating sales of soy drinks in south-east
Asia, according to a new report from OrganicMonitor. And while the
category is dominated by Asian manufacturers,...
Rondo-Doge, the Swiss manufacturer of pastry processing machinery,
has more than 50 years of expertise in the field of dough
technology - expertise which it is now placing at the disposal of
its customers with a new technology centre...
As popularity soars for the low carbohydrate, high protein Atkins
diet scientists warn this week that even a 'moderately' high
protein diet could reduce a woman's chances of becoming pregnant.
Mounting criticism of...
The unofficial ban on GM foodstuffs has ended but sceptical
European ministers yesterday failed to give the green light on a
biotech sweetcorn from Monsanto, reports Lindsey Partos.
Food makers likely to continue to reject GMO ingredients...
Eating an egg a day does not impact the cholesterol particles in
the blood most likely to cause heart disease, according to a new
study that could play an important role in debunking myths
surrounding the role of eggs in the diet.
Women who ate fish regularly during pregnancy had children with
better language and communication skills by the age of 18 months,
shows a new study, which supports previous evidence that fatty
acids found in the food boost children's...
Findus Sweden has gone live this month with Intentia's Movex supply
chain solution. The technology has been integrated with a number of
other systems, such as SAP and a mainframe system, to provide the
manufacturer with complete...
The Australian food industry was likely to remain an importer of
innovative food and drink technology rather than an exporter, the
chairman of consumer product giant Unilever's Australasian
operations said on Friday, according...
UK scientists are warning that world chocolate production could
fall dramatically if diseases, which have devastated South American
cultivation of cacao (the raw material used for producing
chocolate) over the past 15 years, were...
After years of Malaysian domination the international palm oil
industry is set to become far more competitive. It is common
knowledge that the Indonesian palm oil industry is gearing up for
increased production, but now Thailand is...
As China cuts back on its demands for oilseed, the world market
will feel the repercussions this year. According to a report from
the Economist Intelligence Unit China is aiming to reduce soybean
processing as part of efforts to cut...