Food Processing Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Food Processing Technology-Updates DDW purchases KleurCraft portfolio of colouring foods from SVZ International DDW, The Colour House, has purchased the KleurCraft line up of colouring foods, custom formulations and associated technology from SVZ International. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Frutarom’s EFLA HyperPure line helps manufacturers meet new PAH regulations in EU Frutarom Health BU has introduced the EFLA HyperPure natural ingredients line, which is claimed to help manufacturers meet new EU regulations that seek to prevent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other contaminants in food supplements. Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Pinnacle Foods agrees to buy Boulder Brands for $975m Pinnacle Foods has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Boulder Brands for approximately $975m, which includes approximately $265m of net debt, in a move to benefit from younger consumers' increasing appetite for gluten-free and organic foods. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT E coli poisoning linked to Costco chicken salad sickens 19 in seven US states The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US has stated that 19 people from seven states were infected with an outbreak strain of E coli O157:H7 as a result of consuming Costco Rotisserie Chicken Salad. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Compac Sorting Equipment-Fruit and Vegetable Sorting and Packing Solutions Compac Sorting Equipment is an internationally renowned manufacturer of large-scale fruit and vegetable sorting equipment and packing solutions for the fresh produce industry. Founded in 1984, the company has grown from a small supplier of kiwifruit … Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:34:00 GMT TOMRA Sorting Food-Sorting Equipment for the Food and Non-Food Industry TOMRA Sorting Food is an innovative company specialising in the research and development, manufacture, sale and installation of sorting machinery for the food and non-food industry. Separating foreign objects, discolourations or imperfections is TOMR… Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:15:00 GMT Nestle India commences production of Maggi noodles at fourth facility Nestle India has commenced production of Maggi noodles from its fourth facility, located at Pantnagar in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT EFSA releases favourable scientific opinion on the wide use of Thaumatin The European Food Safety Authority has released a favourable scientific opinion on the safety of thaumatin for its extended use in a wide range of food applications. Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Priorclave Releases Free Impartial Guide to Autoclave Selection Priorclave has released a free, non-promotional impartial guide to help make the best possible autoclave selection. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:13:00 GMT Daily’s Premium Meats Pork Processing Plant, St Joseph, Missouri Daily's Premium Meats, a premium supplier of meat products in the US, is building a new pork processing facility in St Joseph, Missouri. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 11:11:00 GMT Yeasts used in the fermenting of cocoa can change aroma of chocolates, finds Belgian study Yeasts used in fermenting cocoa during the chocolate making process can change the aroma of the end chocolate, finds a team of Belgian researchers. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT New Chocolate Emulsifier Reduces Costs The chocolate industry is facing an uncertain future with speculation around the supply and demand for cocoa. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Marel agrees to acquire MPS meat processing system for €382m Marel has agreed to purchase the Netherlands-based MPS meat processing systems for €382m. Mon, 23 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Barry Callebaut licenses EFSA approved health claim on cocoa extracts to Naturex Chocolate and cocoa products manufacturer Barry Callebaut has inked a licensing agreement with Naturex Group, a specialty plant-based natural ingredients company. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Tyson Foods to close two prepared foods facilities in US Tyson Foods intends to close two prepared foods facilities in order to use available production capacity at some of its other plants and cut down costs amidst changing consumer demands. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT ConAgra Foods plans to split into two independent public companies ConAgra Foods plans to split itself into two separate public entities; one consisting of its consumer portfolio, and the other comprising a foodservice portfolio of frozen potato products. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Fonterra Co-operative to divest 50% stake in DairiConcepts joint-venture Fonterra Co-Operative Group will divest its 50% stake in DairiConcepts, a US joint-venture with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA). Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT Solving Customer Challenges in Industrial Bakery Palsgaard's application specialists spend up to 150 days a year travelling the world to help the ingredient manufacturer's industrial bakery customers meet a wide range of challenges. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 GMT SteriBeam Systems-Systems for Non-Invasive Sterilization with Intense Pulsed Light UV or Pulsed Electrical Fields SteriBeam provides advanced pulsed light (UV), continuous UVC light and pulsed electrical field (PEF) systems for non-invasive sterilization or sanitation for production and R&D in the food industry. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 15:41:00 GMT Sulzer Appoints Greg Poux-Guillaume as New CEO Sulzer’s board of directors has appointed Greg Poux-Guillaume as Sulzer’s new CEO, effective from 1 December 2015. Wed, 18 Nov 2015 12:49:00 GMT