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 TOMRA Establishes Long-Term Aflatoxin Control Partnership with Hsufuchi Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/quality_control/aflatoxin-partnership-hsufuchi-tomra/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/quality_control/aflatoxin-partnership-hsufuchi-tomra/ Driven by business ethics, Nestlé asked Hsufuchi Foods to look into improvement measures to further bring down aflatoxin levels in peanut products. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Richardson completes acquisition of European Oat Millers in UK http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrichardson-acquires-european-oat-millers-in-uk-5854387 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrichardson-acquires-european-oat-millers-in-uk-5854387 Canadian agriculture and food processing company Richardson International has expanded its oat milling business with the acquisition of European Oat Millers in the UK. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Scandi Standard to acquire Ireland chicken processor Manor Farm for €94m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsscandi-standard-to-acquire-ireland-chicken-processor-manor-farm-5854397 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsscandi-standard-to-acquire-ireland-chicken-processor-manor-farm-5854397 Swedish chicken products company Scandi Standard has agreed to acquire Irish chicken processing firm Manor Farm for €94m. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Cleanroom Panel Fitted with Diaphragm Sensor http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/process-automation/rotronic-food/presscleanroom-panel-diaphragm-sensor.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/process-automation/rotronic-food/presscleanroom-panel-diaphragm-sensor.html Rotronic's cleanroom panel CRP5 is fitted with a diaphragm sensor and validated according to good manufacturing practice (GMP) directives. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Prinova agrees to acquire Lycored’s premix operations in UK and China http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsprinova-agrees-to-acquire-lycoreds-premix-operations-in-uk-and-china-5854403 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsprinova-agrees-to-acquire-lycoreds-premix-operations-in-uk-and-china-5854403 US-based food ingredients supplier Prinova has agreed to acquire Lycored’s Premix operations in China and the UK. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Axiom Foods launches non-GMO pea protein http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsaxiom-foods-to-introduce-vegotein-at-ift-5852632 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsaxiom-foods-to-introduce-vegotein-at-ift-5852632 US-based plant protein ingredients producer Axiom Foods has launched its pea protein meat analogue at IFT in Las Vegas, US. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT PureCircle develops first stevia antioxidant for food and beverage products http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspurecircle-develops-first-stevia-antioxidant-for-food-and-beverage-products-5853539 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspurecircle-develops-first-stevia-antioxidant-for-food-and-beverage-products-5853539 Malaysian food company PureCircle has developed its first commercially viable stevia antioxidant product for the food and drink sector. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Frutarom acquires 80% stake in Brazilian taste solutions producer SDFLC http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-80-stake-in-brazilian-taste-solutions-producer-sdflc-5853532 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfrutarom-acquires-80-stake-in-brazilian-taste-solutions-producer-sdflc-5853532 Israel-based flavours and speciality ingredients producer Frutarom has acquired an 80% stake in SDFLC Brasil Indústria E Comércio (SDFLC), a Brazilian manufacturer of taste solutions for desserts. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Hidden horror: how lead is harming children through their diets http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurehidden-horror-how-lead-is-damaging-childrens-diets-5852794/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/features/featurehidden-horror-how-lead-is-damaging-childrens-diets-5852794/ A recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund found that identifiable levels of lead are present in a significant portion of US foods. Elliot Gardner looks into the extent of this problem and finds out the impact of lead in our diets. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:53:00 GMT ABP to acquire 50% stake in UK’s Linden Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfane-valley-and-abp-to-extend-jv-partnership-5852447 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfane-valley-and-abp-to-extend-jv-partnership-5852447 Irish meat processing giant ABP Food Group is set to acquire a 50% stake in Linden Foods, a UK-based meat processing business of Fane Valley. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT MINOX to Showcase Products at MediPharma Expo http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-showcase-medipharma-expo.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-showcase-medipharma-expo.html MINOX has announced it will be attending MediPharma Expo in Vietnam. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT G&C Food Distributors completes phase one expansion works in Syracuse, US http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgc-food-distributors-and-brokers-completes-phase-one-expansion-works-in-syracuse-5852477 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsgc-food-distributors-and-brokers-completes-phase-one-expansion-works-in-syracuse-5852477 US-based frozen food distributor G&C Food and Brokers has completed the phase one expansion works in Syracuse, Onondaga County, US. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT USDA suspends all imports of fresh beef from Brazil over safety concerns http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusda-suspends-all-beef-shipments-from-brazil-5852104 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsusda-suspends-all-beef-shipments-from-brazil-5852104 The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has suspended all imports of fresh beef products from Brazil due to safety concerns. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mataura Valley Milk (MVM) Dairy Processing Plant, Southland http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/mataura-valley-milk-mvm-dairy-processing-plant-southland/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/mataura-valley-milk-mvm-dairy-processing-plant-southland/ New Zealand-based milk and nutritional powders maker Mataura Valley Milk (MVM), a subsidiary of China Animal Husbandry Group (CAHG), is building a new dairy processing plant in Gore, Southland, New Zealand. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: NICHIMO, Glencoe Capital Management, Shi Yanjun http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-nichimo-glencoe-capital-management-shi-yanjun-5851555 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsmas-this-week-nichimo-glencoe-capital-management-shi-yanjun-5851555 NICHIMO has entered an agreement with food company Marukyu Foods to acquire a 100% stake by purchasing all the 600 shares. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé collaborates with Rabobank and RocketSpace for Terra Food + Agtech Accelerator programme http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-collaborates-with-rabobank-rocketspace-for-terra-food-agtech-accelerator-programme-5851736 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-collaborates-with-rabobank-rocketspace-for-terra-food-agtech-accelerator-programme-5851736 Nestlé USA has entered a partnership with Rabobank and RocketSpace to support start-ups under the Terra Food + Agtech Accelerator programme. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Wegan Foods, Sysco Corporation, Charoen Pokphand Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-wegan-foods-sysco-corporation-charoen-pokphand-foods-5851546 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-wegan-foods-sysco-corporation-charoen-pokphand-foods-5851546 India-based pantry staples producer Wegan Foods has secured venture financing from Sheikha Arwa Al Qassimi. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Brunel University London student develops portable food allergen testing device http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbrunel-university-london-student-develops-portable-food-allergen-testing-device-5851861 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsbrunel-university-london-student-develops-portable-food-allergen-testing-device-5851861 A student from Brunel University London, UK, has created a low-cost, portable food allergen testing device and app called Ally. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT High-Temperature Self-Cleaning Industrial Filters from Russell Finex http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/presshigh-temperature-self-cleaning-industrial-filters.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/separator/russell-finex/presshigh-temperature-self-cleaning-industrial-filters.html Russell Finex's industrial filter helps Mondelēz improve their production process by recovering liquid caramel at a high temperature. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:55:00 GMT TOMRA Sorting Food Launches State-Of-The-Art User Interface To Optimise Work Flow And Improve Profitability http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/tomra/presstomra-optimise-work-flow.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/quality_control/tomra/presstomra-optimise-work-flow.html TOMRA Sorting Food has unveiled new graphical user interface (UI) TOMRA ACT to help food processors get the most from their sorting systems by optimising work flows and reducing waste to deliver improved profitability. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:25:00 GMT