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Americas: Ovenable films passed temperature test

Smithers Pira has tested and approved ovenable films from TCL Packaging for ovenable food safety performance of up to 225°C. The packaging is suitable for...

Americas: Sonoco expands ClearGuard packaging range

Sonoco expands its ClearGuard portfolio of flexible packaging to include pouches for liquid or more viscous products. They can withstand the rigors of the hot...

Americas: Whey protein for sports bars

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed Nutrilac PB-8420, a whey protein that ensures protein bars retain an indulgent cohesive (chewy) texture for 12 months or...

Americas: Grain for making gluten-free beer

Beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers, reports Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Gluten-based sensitivities...

Americas: People eat most of their seafood in restaurants

Case shipments of shrimp, lobster, and other crustaceans shipped by broadline distributors to independent and small chain restaurants increased by nearly double-digits in...

Americas: Researcher says food distribution is key to cure malnutrition

Malnutrition’s triple burden of undernourishment, deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, and over nutrition impacts millions of people around the world. Changes in the availability,...

Americas: Shimadzu releases gas chromatograph

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments introduces the Nexis GC-2030 gas chromatograph (GC), allowing the user to remotely connect to the GC via PC or the operator’s...

Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Americas: Fabric checks on freshness of fruit

Florida International University (FIU) scientists have created a small strip of coated fabric for consumers to test the freshness of fruit. The research, published in...

Americas: Yogurt maker upgrades plant with US$14.4M

Ultima Foods is investing US$14.4 million to install a new drinkable yogurt production line and optimize operations at its Granby, Canadian plant. The yogurt...

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