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 Compac Sorting Equipment Success at Paramount Citrus http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/processing/compac-sorting-equipment/presssorting-equipment-success-paramount-citrus.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/processing/compac-sorting-equipment/presssorting-equipment-success-paramount-citrus.html Compac has announced its new citrus packing solution, which connects with seven bin tippers for infeed, 70 lanes of pre-graders with InVision 9000 and 52 automated rotofillers (RF5) for bin filling. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:59:00 GMT Citrus Packing Solution http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/citrus-packing-solution/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/citrus-packing-solution/ Paramount Citrus's growth and innovation has seen the company become the largest fresh citrus grower in western US. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:43:00 GMT High Quality Air for Food Applications http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-food-applications/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/high-quality-air-food-applications/ As the world's biggest supplier of desiccant dehumidifiers and air handling solutions, Munters has extensive experience with techniques to fully control climate conditions. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:59:00 GMT State of emergency declared in Minnesota over bird flu http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsstate-of-emergency-declared-in-minnesota-over-bird-flu-4561769 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsstate-of-emergency-declared-in-minnesota-over-bird-flu-4561769 The contagious strain of avian flu has forced Minnesota to declare a state of emergency on Thursday, following in the footsteps of Wisconsin. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nestlé USA achieves zero waste to landfill status across 23 factories http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-usa-achieves-zero-waste-to-landfill-status-across-23-factories-4561055 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnestl-usa-achieves-zero-waste-to-landfill-status-across-23-factories-4561055 Nestlé's USA division has announced that all its US-based factories are now landfill-free. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT MINOX to Attend Bevtec Asia 2015 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-bevtec-asia-2015.html http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/contractors/pumps/minox/pressminox-bevtec-asia-2015.html MINOX will be attending Bevtec Asia 2015 from 6-8 May 2015. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:04:00 GMT Pure Foods’ Snack Manufacturing Facility, Tennessee http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/pure-foods-snack-manufacturing-facility-tennessee/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/pure-foods-snack-manufacturing-facility-tennessee/ Pure Foods announced plans to establish its US headquarters and manufacturing facility in Kingsport city in Tennessee in March 2015. It will be the company's fourth facility in North America. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT DuPont acquires microbiome discovery company Taxon Biosciences http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-acquires-microbiome-discovery-company-taxon-biosciences-4560736 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsdupont-acquires-microbiome-discovery-company-taxon-biosciences-4560736 DuPont has announced that it will buy California-based microbiome discovery company Taxon Biosciences for an undisclosed amount Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Food industry should focus more on everyday health issues, says Trace One http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfood-industry-should-focus-more-on-everyday-health-issues-says-trace-one-4560038 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsfood-industry-should-focus-more-on-everyday-health-issues-says-trace-one-4560038 Collaboration software company Trace One has urged the food industry to adopt a comprehensive approach towards managing food contamination and health issues instead of acting on the most high profile food scares. Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Maximise Powder Production http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/maximise-powder-production/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/maximise-powder-production/ The sale prices of powders are getting increasingly higher, production tools cost more, so it is necessary to maximise the production of atomizing towers and fluidised beds. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Working group meets to revise ISO 22000 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsworking-group-meets-to-revise-iso-22000-4558930 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsworking-group-meets-to-revise-iso-22000-4558930 The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) recently organised a meeting of an ISO group that will be working on the revision of the ISO 22000 to ensure food safety in the supply chain. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Russia starts inspection of food companies from Greece, Hungary and India http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussia-starts-inspection-of-food-companies-from-greece-hungary-and-india-4559600 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsrussia-starts-inspection-of-food-companies-from-greece-hungary-and-india-4559600 In what can be seen as a positive step towards the loosening of their food import ban, Russia has announced that it has commenced inspection of companies from Hungary, Greece and India. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Storage and Transportation of Powders http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/storage-transportation-powders/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/freezers/storage-transportation-powders/ Caking of powders and granules is a frequent problem in the food industry leading to halts in production and product losses. Tue, 21 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT WTO and FAO to strengthen food security http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newswto-and-fao-to-strengthen-food-security-4557788 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newswto-and-fao-to-strengthen-food-security-4557788 The World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) have announced that they will work in collaberation, as part of efforts to strengthen cooperation on the issue of trade and food security. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Nomad Holdings inks $2.8bn deal to acquire Iglo Foods http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnomad-holdings-inks-28bn-deal-to-acquire-iglo-foods-4558423 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsnomad-holdings-inks-28bn-deal-to-acquire-iglo-foods-4558423 Acquisition company Nomad Holdings will spend approximately €2.6bn ($2.8bn) to acquire Europe-based frozen food company Iglo Foods Holdings. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Japan funds $1.5m for Zimbabwe’s food security http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsjapan-funds-15m-for-zimbabwes-food-security-4556800 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newsjapan-funds-15m-for-zimbabwes-food-security-4556800 The Japanese Government has offered up $1.5m to the World Food Programme (WFP) of the United Nations to improve the livelihood and ensure food security of communities in Zimbabwe. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Patties Foods' products test negative for Hepatitis A, E. coli http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspatties-foods-products-test-negative-for-hepatitis-a-e-coli-4557502 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newspatties-foods-products-test-negative-for-hepatitis-a-e-coli-4557502 Patties Foods, the company that was recently implicated for manufacturing frozen berries that caused a health scare in Australia, said that its product had tested negative for Hepatitis A virus (HAV) and E. coli. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Bürkert - Welcome to the Fascinating World of Fluid Control Systems http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/burkert-fluid-control-systems/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/processing/burkert-fluid-control-systems/ Since Bürkert started in 1946, it has developed into one of the world's leading suppliers of fluid control systems. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:31:00 GMT EU might soon authorise 17 GM food products http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-might-soon-authorise-17-gm-food-products-4555772 http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/news/newseu-might-soon-authorise-17-gm-food-products-4555772 In a major step towards speeding up biotech trade, seventeen new genetically modified (GM) food products might soon be authorised for import to Europe, before the end of May. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence, Alberta http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/canadian-beef-centre-of-excellence-alberta/ http://www.foodprocessing-technology.com/projects/canadian-beef-centre-of-excellence-alberta/ Canada Beef, an independent organisation representing the Canadian cattle and beef industry, officially inaugurated the Canadian Beef Centre of Excellence in Calgary, Alberta, in March 2015. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT