Hansa Heeman partners Sidel for new plant
Soft drinks group Hansa Heeman has extended a partnership with a
long-term processing and packaging supplier in constructing a new
bottling plant to meet its specific needs in the still and
carbonated water segment.
UK food and drink makers to cut water use
A group of leading UK food and drink manufacturers is pledging to
reduce water use under a new programme designed to improve their
environmental credentials and cut costs.
Cleaning service offers dairy cost benefits
A new cleaning analysis service for dairy plants can
reduce the operating expenses and the environmental impacts of
processing, its manufacturer claims.
McCain invests in wind turbines for chip plant
In a sign that the UK's push to cut down on greenhouse gas
emissions is working, McCain Foods has announced it will install
wind turbines at its potato chip plant in the country.
Digital refractometer improves concentration readings
A new digital refractometer can automatically scan liquids for
concentration levels and offers the market leading measurement
range, claims its manufacturer.
Wastewater recycler uses combined technologies
A new treatment system integrates two technologies to recycle
wastewater in plants, claims its manufacturer, helping food and
drink firms to meet their environmental commitments.
Super Gum 'wows' as delivery system for food
The modified gum arabic product 'Super Gum' could stabilise
water-in-oil-in-water emulsions, opening up opportunities for fat
reduction and novel encapsulation, researchers from New Zealand
Nestle cuts water use at manufacturing plants
In a bid to cater to consumers' environmental concerns, Nestlé has
pledged to further cut its water use and effluent discharges.
TIC targets bakers with gum system for icings
Hydrocolloid supplier TIC Gums has introduced a gum system designed
to prevent common problems in icings and glazes on baked goods.
Marigot adapts Aquamin for broader beverage uses
Marigot is introducing a new version of its Aquamin ingredient,
intended to facilitate calcium fortification in the burgeoning
beverage market without impairing taste or colour.
Protein-sugar combo could boost encapsulation stability
A protein-polysaccharide combination for stabilising
water-in-oil-in-water emulsions could lead to customised double
emulsions with differing release behaviours, German researchers
Review bursts oxygen water performance link
The idea that drinking water containing extra oxygen could improve
performance during exercise cannot be taken seriously, says a new
journal review, in a blow to producers of the drink.
Crisp-guzzling kids are 'drinking' oil warns charity
Eating just one packet of crisps everyday is equivalent to
'drinking' five litres of cooking oil a year - that's the message
UK charity, the British Heart Foundation (BHF), are giving
consumers in a bid to halt unhealthy...
New malting system saves water
Dutch brewer Bavaria says its new malthouse in Holland can cut
water consumption by up to 30 per cent, highlighting the beer
industry's potential as a food industry leader in sustainable
Chocolate-guzzling bacteria emit hydrogen
Confectioners could soon find themselves doing their bit to help
the environment following the news that scientists have found a way
to extract hydrogen from chocolate waste.