Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the foodprocessing-technology.com web site http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ en-us http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/ Food Processing Technology-Updates http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Jenkins Labels Brochure http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/jenkins-labels-brochure/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/packaging/jenkins-labels-brochure/ Jenkins Labels is a leading New Zealand labelling supplier that also offers enviroSense™ compostable labels, thermal and continuous wrap labels, shrink sleeve printing and ElastiTag® "the ultimate hang tag". Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:11:00 GMT MAGNATTACK™ Develops Distributorship in USA with Powder Solutions http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/wjb-engineering/pressmagnattack-develops-distributorship-in-usa-with-powder-solutions.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/wjb-engineering/pressmagnattack-develops-distributorship-in-usa-with-powder-solutions.html MAGNATTACK™ Global has recently partnered with Powder Solutions Inc, a major equipment provider in the US. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:01:00 GMT Jenkins Labels Committed to the Environment http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/jenkins-labels/pressjenkins-labels-committed-to-the-environment.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/jenkins-labels/pressjenkins-labels-committed-to-the-environment.html Environmental awareness is not something Jenkins Labels take lightly in a world where there is a much greater emphasis on corporate responsibility and social awareness. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:23:00 GMT Moscow court upholds Russian watchdog’s closure of McDonald's outlets http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmoscow-court-upholds-russian-watchdogs-closure-of-mcdonald-outlets-4356189 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmoscow-court-upholds-russian-watchdogs-closure-of-mcdonald-outlets-4356189 The temporary closure of three McDonald’s outlets in Moscow owing to breaches of food safety rules has received backing from the Russian courts. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Flour Mills of Nigeria to invest in locally produced rice http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsflour-mills-of-nigeria-to-invest-in-locally-produced-rice-4356376 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsflour-mills-of-nigeria-to-invest-in-locally-produced-rice-4356376 Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) will soon invest in the production and processing of locally grown rice through the participation of local farmers and other stakeholders in the supply chain. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT New SteriBeam System Enables Non-Invasive Disinfection of Spice, Teas and Powders in a Vortex Flow http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/sterilisation/steribeamsys/presssteribeam-uvc-system-for-spices-powders-in-vortex-flow.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/sterilisation/steribeamsys/presssteribeam-uvc-system-for-spices-powders-in-vortex-flow.html SteriBeam Systems has developed a pilot UVC system for the sanitation of spices and powders in a vortex flow. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:03:00 GMT Cooking by thermal oil – why? http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/thermal_processing/abco-thermal-fluid-heaters-and-boilers/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/thermal_processing/abco-thermal-fluid-heaters-and-boilers/ The boiler maker AB&CO - TT BOILERS Ltd has, since the mid-1960s, produced industrial boilers and heaters for thermal fluid (hot thermal oil), steam, water and recuperative type (heat recovery).The b... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Munters Case Study: Cold Storage and Holding Area Improvement at Chester Wholesale Meats http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-case-study-chester-wholesale-meats/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-case-study-chester-wholesale-meats/ Chester Wholesale Meat was founded some 25 years ago, and has grown to provide packaged and processed meat and poultry products to markets across the nation. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT KKR to invest $400m in Sunner to improve quality of chicken products http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskkr-to-invest-400m-in-sunner-to-improve-quality-of-chicken-products-4354515 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newskkr-to-invest-400m-in-sunner-to-improve-quality-of-chicken-products-4354515 Chinese chicken meat producer Fujian Sunner Development (Sunner) has signed an agreement with global investment firm KKR, where the latter will invest approximately $400m for an 18% stake in Sunner. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Fonterra to acquire 20% stake in Beingmate, expand capacity in New Zealand http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfonterra-to-acquire-20-stake-in-beingmate-expand-capacity-in-new-zealand-4354873 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfonterra-to-acquire-20-stake-in-beingmate-expand-capacity-in-new-zealand-4354873 New Zealand-based co-operatively owned company Fonterra is to acquire a 20% stake in Chinese infant food manufacturer Beingmate and will also invest close to $555m in expanding its milk production units in New Zealand. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Chinese police arrest 38 for selling contaminated chicken feet http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newschinese-police-arrests-38-for-selling-contaminated-chicken-feet-4353489 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newschinese-police-arrests-38-for-selling-contaminated-chicken-feet-4353489 Chinese police have arrested 38 people after seizing more than 30,000 tonnes of contaminated chicken feet in provinces including the eastern province of Zhejiang. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Dole Food to invest $9m in Springfield plant expansion http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdole-food-to-invest-9m-in-springfield-plant-expansion-4353087 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdole-food-to-invest-9m-in-springfield-plant-expansion-4353087 US-based Dole Food is expanding its footprint in Clark County by setting up three new packaging lines and one processing line at its Springfield plant at a cost of close to $9m. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT EU food information regulations to cost up to £200m per year, says BHA http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-food-information-regulations-to-cost-up-to-200-million-per-year-says-bha-4351961 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-food-information-regulations-to-cost-up-to-200-million-per-year-says-bha-4351961 The British Hospitality Association (BHA) estimates that the cost of implementation for the new EU food information regulations could cost food businesses up to £200m per year. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Russian deputy PM says no to ban on McDonald’s http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussian-deputy-pm-says-no-to-ban-on-mcdonalds-4352133 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussian-deputy-pm-says-no-to-ban-on-mcdonalds-4352133 Following speculation over the temporary closure of some McDonald's outlets in Moscow, deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich has said in a statement that Russia does not plan to suspend the operations of the American fast-food giant in the country.… Mon, 25 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Anton Paar Now Offers 140 Solutions for Petroleum Testing http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/anton-paar2/pressanton-paar-now-offers-140-solutions-for-petroleum-testing.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/anton-paar2/pressanton-paar-now-offers-140-solutions-for-petroleum-testing.html Anton Paar now offers 140 solutions in testing petroleum products for properties such as density measurement, rheometry and viscometry on their website, www.140solutions.com. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:11:00 GMT Canada government announces new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-government-announces-new-labeling-requirements-for-mechanically-tenderised-beef-4350311 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanada-government-announces-new-labeling-requirements-for-mechanically-tenderised-beef-4350311 The government of Canada has announced new labelling requirements for mechanically tenderised beef (MTB) to provide safe cooking instructions to customers as well as help them know when they are buying these products. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Alaska seafood industry urges ban on Russian seafood http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalaska-seafood-industry-urge-for-ban-on-russian-seafood-4350798 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsalaska-seafood-industry-urge-for-ban-on-russian-seafood-4350798 The Alaska seafood industry has announced its support for a ban on the import of Russian seafood to the US and has also urged Russia to revoke its 7 August ban on US food imports. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Study suggests sugar tax might reduce obesity in South African adults http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsstudy-suggests-sugar-tax-might-reduce-obesity-in-south-african-adults-4350605 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsstudy-suggests-sugar-tax-might-reduce-obesity-in-south-african-adults-4350605 A research paper titled ‘The potential impact of a 20% tax on sugar-sweetened beverages on obesity in South African adults: A mathematical model’ has given more credence to the theory that taxing sugar sweetened beverages can reduce consumption, lead… Thu, 21 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT Ishida Europe to Showcase Latest Weighing and Quality Control Product Range at Macropak http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-europe-to-showcase-latest-weighing-and-quality-control-product-range-at-macropak.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/packaging/ishida/pressishida-europe-to-showcase-latest-weighing-and-quality-control-product-range-at-macropak.html Ishida Europe will showcase its latest weighing and quality control capabilities at this year's Macropak, with a model from its market-leading X-ray range and a multihead weigher specially designed for smaller products and target weights. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:16:00 GMT Russia closes four McDonald’s outlets in Moscow http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussia-closes-four-mcdonalds-outlets-in-moscow-4348594 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussia-closes-four-mcdonalds-outlets-in-moscow-4348594 Russia's federal service for surveillance on consumer rights protection and human wellbeing, Rospotrebnadzor, has temporarily shut down four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow, citing sanitary law violations. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:00:00 GMT