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Asia Pacific: DKSH expands ecommerce footprint in China

DKSH has bought 51% stake of Shanghai-based eSweets, which the latter employs 55 specialists, primarily in marketing and sales related functions. DKSH has the...

Americas: Perforated conveyors reworked for pizza producer

A US-based pizza producer had been purchasing solid, endless, stainless steel metal conveyor belts from Belt Technologies. However, the belts were breaking and warping when...

Europe: Barry Callebaut company debuts nut range at ISM 2017

La Morella Nuts, part of the Barry Callebaut Group, will announce a new range that consists of freshly deshelled, organic Mediterranean nuts at ISM...

Europe: Checking quality of chocolate with ultrasound

The quality of Belgium's famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium,...

Europe: Piab unveils conveyor to handle fragile foods

Piab introduces the piFLOWt conveyor for the automated handling of fragile goods that can transport up to four million items per hour. This enables the...

Americas: US FDA approves spirulina for use in more applications

Spirulina is now approved in the US for use in a wider range of applications for food and beverage as a naturally derived blue...

Americas: DuPont Nutrition & Health releases new cheese cultures

DuPont Nutrition & Health releases two cheese cultures for use in soft-ripened cheese making. These new DuPont Danisco CHOOZIT brand cheese cultures, CHOOZIT ST...

Americas: Mars to clear artificial colors from human food offerings

Mars, Incorporated says it will remove all artificial colors from its human food products to meet evolving consumer preferences. Though many of the company’s products...

Americas: J. M. Smucker Company to build facility in Colorado

The J. M. Smucker Company plans to build an additional Smucker's Uncrustables sandwiches manufacturing facility in Longmont, Colorado, US. The construction of the facility will...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s ice cream brand to retail online in China

Research from Mintel shows the total market value for ice cream sales in China increased by 90% between 2008 and 2014 to reach US$11.4...

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