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 World Bank works on strengthening Kyrgyzstan’s dairy industry http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-works-on-strengthening-kyrgyzstans-dairy-industry-4633841 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-works-on-strengthening-kyrgyzstans-dairy-industry-4633841 The World Bank is partnering with the Kyrgyz Government and other players to strengthen the dairy sector of Kyrgyzstan. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Amplify Snack Brands launches IPO to raise $225m http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsamplify-snack-brands-launches-ipo-to-raise-225m-4633233 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsamplify-snack-brands-launches-ipo-to-raise-225m-4633233 Snacks producer Amplify Snack Brands, which produces SkinnyPop popcorn, and Paqui tortillas and tortilla chips, has launched an initial public offering (IPO) to raise an approximate $225m. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 23:00:00 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. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:37:00 GMT Varied Design Concepts for Evaporation http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/varied-design-concepts-for-evaporation/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/varied-design-concepts-for-evaporation/ Reasons for using evaporation in industrial processes are manifold, whether it is the concentration of intermediate and final products or the separation of thin slops or low concentrated waste. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:33:00 GMT Charoen Pokphand Foods to acquire Agro Invest’s Russian poultry business http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscharoen-pokphand-foods-to-acquire-agro-invests-russian-poultry-business-4632742 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscharoen-pokphand-foods-to-acquire-agro-invests-russian-poultry-business-4632742 Thailand-based agro-industrial and food conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) will acquire the Russia-based poultry business of Agro Invest Brinky for an undisclosed amount. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Neogen’s new salmonella service identifies serotypes in 72 hours http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsneogens-new-salmonella-service-identifies-serotypes-in-72-hours-4632157 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsneogens-new-salmonella-service-identifies-serotypes-in-72-hours-4632157 New detection and identification technology has been developed by the US-based Neogen Corporation that provides DNA-specific test results for pathogenic serotypes of salmonella. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Uelzena Products and Services http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/uelzena-products-services/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/uelzena-products-services/ Uelzena delivers several milk powder qualities such as low‐heat and medium‐heat skimmed milk powder with an optimised degree of denaturation, solubility, dust production, particle size and mixing behaviour, as well as kosher certification. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:23:00 GMT EU contributes €1,575,000 to seed protection programme in Central African Republic http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-contributes-1575000-to-seed-protection-programme-in-central-african-republic-4631797 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-contributes-1575000-to-seed-protection-programme-in-central-african-republic-4631797 The European Union, through its Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO), has contributed €1,575,000 to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) as food assistance to the war-torn Central African Republic. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT FDA announces winners for Food Safety Challenge http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfda-announces-winners-for-food-safety-challenge-4631063 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfda-announces-winners-for-food-safety-challenge-4631063 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the winners of the 2014 FDA Food Safety Challenge, which was aimed at developing methods for the speedy and efficient detection of salmonella. Sun, 26 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nestle unveils $50m global R&D centre in Ohio for frozen and chilled foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-unveils-50m-global-rd-centre-in-ohio-for-frozen-and-chilled-foods-4630039 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestle-unveils-50m-global-rd-centre-in-ohio-for-frozen-and-chilled-foods-4630039 Nestlé has unveiled its new $50m Nestlé Research & Development Center in Solon, Ohio, which will be a global center dedicated to innovation in frozen and chilled foods. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT 30% to 70% other ingredients make up dried oregano in UK and Ireland, says new study http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/news30-to-70-other-ingredients-make-up-dried-oregano-in-uk-and-ireland-says-new-study-4630557 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/news30-to-70-other-ingredients-make-up-dried-oregano-in-uk-and-ireland-says-new-study-4630557 A recent food fraud study in the UK reveals 25% of 78 samples of dried oregano bought at various retailers were found to be mixed with other ingredients such as olive and myrtle leaves. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Success Story: New Control Heads at Fromagerie Bel in the Meuse http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/new-control-heads-fromagerie-bel/ At its Cléry-le-Petit site in the Meuse, France, Fromagerie Bel wanted to add an extra protein constituent to the milk collected locally in order to guarantee consistent quality of the cheese produced. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:27:00 GMT Tastier Lettuce with Munters http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/lettuce-munters/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/lettuce-munters/ Munters develops and manufactures dehumidifiers for the food industry, controlling the effects that humidity can cause in production processes. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:22:00 GMT Starch Sweeteners http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/starch-sweeteners-vogelbusch/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/ingredients/starch-sweeteners-vogelbusch/ Grain processing facilities refine agricultural feedstock into a variety of speciality goods that are used by the food and pharmaceutical industry. Thu, 23 Jul 2015 15:20:00 GMT Canadian genomics research gets a major boost with $93m funding http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadian-genomics-research-gets-major-boost-with-93m-funding-4628997 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newscanadian-genomics-research-gets-major-boost-with-93m-funding-4628997 Canadian minister of agriculture and agri-food Gerry Ritz, and the chairs of Genome Canada and the Western Grains Research Foundation, have granted $93m to 11 new genomics research projects that address challenges and opportunities for agriculture, f… Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sciex unveils new halal meat authentication method http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssciex-unveils-new-halal-meat-authentication-method-4629814 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssciex-unveils-new-halal-meat-authentication-method-4629814 Sciex has unveiled a new method used to address the need for increased sensitivity in halal meat authentication for supporting halal meat certifications. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Tate & Lyle Saves Energy with Spirax Sarco Engineered System http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/thermal_processing/spirax-sarco/presstate-lyle-spirax-engineered-system.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/thermal_processing/spirax-sarco/presstate-lyle-spirax-engineered-system.html A Spirax Sarco EasiHeat Engineered System has helped Tate & Lyle to reduce energy costs at its Manchester facility. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Huon Aquaculture’s Smokehouse and Product Innovation Centre, Parramatta Creek, Tasmania http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/huon-aquaculture-smokehouse-product-innovation-centre-parramatta-creek-tasmania/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/huon-aquaculture-smokehouse-product-innovation-centre-parramatta-creek-tasmania/ Huon Aquaculture inaugurated its new Smokehouse and Product Innovation Centre at the Parramatta Creek site in Tasmania, Australia, in July 2015. Wed, 22 Jul 2015 09:34:00 GMT Smart cap developed to detect spoiled food http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmart-cap-developed-to-detect-spoiled-food-4627956 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newssmart-cap-developed-to-detect-spoiled-food-4627956 Engineers at UC Berkeley in the US, and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan have developed a wireless smart cap for milk cartons that can detect signs of spoilage. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT Venezuelan companies ordered to supply food to state stores amid shortage http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsvenezuelan-companies-ordered-to-supply-food-to-state-stores-amid-shortage-4628477 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsvenezuelan-companies-ordered-to-supply-food-to-state-stores-amid-shortage-4628477 Amid the worsening food crisis in Venezuela, the government has ordered food manufacturers to supply food staples to a network of state-run supermarkets. Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:00:00 GMT