Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 Soil Association’s Food for Life Catering Mark partners with NUS' Green Impact http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssoil-associations-food-for-life-catering-mark-partners-with-nus-green-impact-4938663 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssoil-associations-food-for-life-catering-mark-partners-with-nus-green-impact-4938663 The Soil Association's Food for Life Catering Mark has announced a new partnership with the NUS' Green Impact in the UK. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: American Securities, Farmhill, Lamb Weston / Meijer http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-american-securities-farmhill-lamb-weston-meijer-4937510 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-american-securities-farmhill-lamb-weston-meijer-4937510 The management team of dairy products manufacturer Milk Specialities has teamed up with American Securities to acquire the former from Kainos Capital. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: AB Electrolux, Boelter Companies, Molinos Canuelas SACIFIA http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-ab-electrolux-boelter-companies-inc-molinos-canuelas-sacifia-4937494 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-ab-electrolux-boelter-companies-inc-molinos-canuelas-sacifia-4937494 Swedish household appliance and food-service equipment manufacturer AB Electrolux will acquire Vintec in a transaction that is expected to be closed in September. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mexico lifts complete ban on Canadian beef http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmexico-lifts-complete-ban-on-canadian-beef-4938648 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmexico-lifts-complete-ban-on-canadian-beef-4938648 Mexico will begin importing beef from Canada after imposing a 13-year ban due to mad cow disease. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Partners of CAMO Software Solve Industrial Challenges with Innovative Engineering http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/it_solutions/partners-camo-industrial-challenges/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/it_solutions/partners-camo-industrial-challenges/ Jeffress Engineering manufactures specially designed production-testing and laboratory devices for the wine and sugarcane industries. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:09:00 GMT Cutting-Edge Pumping and Mixing Solutions for the Food Processing Industry http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/cutting-edge-pumping-mixing-solutions/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/cutting-edge-pumping-mixing-solutions/ Sulzer's global delivery and customer service network, which includes a network of advanced service and parts processing centres, provides qualified services for the entire product lifecycle. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:07:00 GMT Munters ML Plus http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-mlplus/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/munters-mlplus/ The ML Plus concept is a compact standardised standalone dehumidification system with incorporated temperature and humidity control. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:06:00 GMT The Ideal Fermenter http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/ideal-fermenter/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/ideal-fermenter/ The ideal fermenter maintains optimal conditions for the fermentation substrate, microorganisms and a quality end product. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:06:00 GMT Automation of Process Control within the Food and Beverage Industry http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/automation-process-control/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/automation-process-control/ While most food and beverage businesses have adopted process automation in one format or another, the technology has evolved considerably over the past few years, leading to improvements in design, efficiency and reliability. Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:05:00 GMT Mars enters into strategic business partnership with Alibaba in China http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmars-enters-into-strategic-business-partnership-with-alibaba-in-china-4937958 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmars-enters-into-strategic-business-partnership-with-alibaba-in-china-4937958 Food manufacturer Mars has entered into a global strategic partnership with Alibaba Group, an online and mobile commerce company. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT DuPont signs licensing agreement for Monsanto's Intacta RR2 PRO technology http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-signs-licensing-agreement-for-monsantos-intacta-rr2-pro-technology-4937270 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-signs-licensing-agreement-for-monsantos-intacta-rr2-pro-technology-4937270 Dupont has signed a licensing agreement for one of Monsanto's next-generation soybean technologies. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Danone plans to acquire minority stake in Michel et Augustin http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanone-plans-to-acquire-minority-stake-in-michel-et-augustin-4937862 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdanone-plans-to-acquire-minority-stake-in-michel-et-augustin-4937862 Michel et Augustin shareholders have entered into exclusive negotiations to enable Danone to acquire a minority interest in the company. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Using Circular Vibrating Screeners to Recover Sugar from Marshmallow http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/presscircular-vibrating-screeners.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/presscircular-vibrating-screeners.html Avoiding product loss through efficient production is essential and in confectionary manufacture, raw materials such as sugar are often reclaimed. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 10:16:00 GMT Lamb Weston / Meijer partners with Belaya Dacha to serve french fry market in Russia http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslamb-weston-meijer-partners-with-belaya-dacha-to-serve-french-fry-market-in-russia-4935982 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newslamb-weston-meijer-partners-with-belaya-dacha-to-serve-french-fry-market-in-russia-4935982 The partnership between US-based ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston and Netherlands-based Meijer Frozen Food has signed an agreement with Belaya Dacha to establish a new joint venture to serve Russia's french fry market. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé and Chromocell extend collaboration to reduce sodium in foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-and-chromocell-extend-collaboration-to-reduce-sodium-in-foods-4936245 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-and-chromocell-extend-collaboration-to-reduce-sodium-in-foods-4936245 Switzerland-based food and beverage manufacturer Nestlé has extended its collaboration with life sciences company Chromocell Corporation to reduce sodium in foods. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Tyrrells to expand operations into Australia and Asia-Pacific http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyrrells-to-expand-operations-into-australia-and-asia-pacific-4936780 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newstyrrells-to-expand-operations-into-australia-and-asia-pacific-4936780 UK potato crisp producer Tyrrells plans to boost its brand in the Australian and Asia-Pacific markets, which comes just within a year of investing in snack foods maker Yarra Valley. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Recovering Energy in the Dairy Processing Industry using Anaerobic Technology for Wastewater Treatment http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/separator/recovering-energy-dairy-processing/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/separator/recovering-energy-dairy-processing/ Dairy processing plant wastewater is highly suited to biological treatment processing. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:00:00 GMT General Mills and South Dakota university partner for oats variety development http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-mills-and-south-dakota-university-partner-for-oats-variety-development-4935183 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgeneral-mills-and-south-dakota-university-partner-for-oats-variety-development-4935183 General Mills has opened an oat variety development laboratory at South Dakota State University (SDSU) campus in Brookings, US. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT Atria to invest €14m in Lagerbergs chicken production in Sweden http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsatria-to-invest-14m-in-lagerbergs-chicken-production-in-sweden-4934615 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsatria-to-invest-14m-in-lagerbergs-chicken-production-in-sweden-4934615 Atria plans to invest €14m to develop Lagerbergs' chicken production capabilities in Sweden, as a part of a long-term investment strategy. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT American Securities to acquire Milk Specialties Global http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsamerican-securities-to-acquire-milk-specialties-global-4934852 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsamerican-securities-to-acquire-milk-specialties-global-4934852 US-based human and animal nutrition company Milk Specialties Global's management team has partnered with an affiliate of American Securities to acquire the former from Kainos Capital. Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:00:00 GMT