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Europe: FKuR, Corbion Purac to develop heat resistant PLA compounds for packaging

Bioplastic company FKuR Kunststoff GmbH and Corbion Purac are developing poly lactic acid (PLA) compounds for both heat resistant and genetically modified organism-free applications. Both...

Americas: MIT invents hand truck for safe deliveries

Delivering beer and other beverages to bars in Boston and other cities with old infrastructure — where many storage cellars have no elevator access...

Europe: Givaudan joins start-up accelerator as founding partner

Givaudan joins start-up accelerator, MassChallenge, which is expanding into Switzerland with members Bühler Group, Nestlé, Inartis Foundation and the Swiss Economic Forum. MassChallenge is active...

Africa: Informa show to focus on smart manufacturing

Cairo will hold Africa Food Manufacturing or AFM from April 22-24, 2017 to bring innovation to the food manufacturing sector under the theme Smart...

Europe: Researcher makes durable plastics from plants, clay

A new more sustainable material developed by reinforcing commercial bioplastic using additives from plants such as nanocellulose and oregano extracts can solve the most...

Asia Pacific: GEA builds earthquake resistant facility for Fonterra in NZ

GEA has built a whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in earthquake zone Pahiatua in New Zealand that produces at 15 tons/hour and is...

Europe: DNA shows food labeling accuracy

Mapping a food’s DNA could in the future be used as a tool to check that the product contains the ingredients stated on the...

Europe: Portable system created to detect pathogens onsite

In collaboration with academia and industry, researchers at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) Nanotech have developed a new portable lab-on-a-chip platform suitable for...

Americas: F&B goes high-tech, report

Biotech, packaging and analytical innovations are accelerating the production of safer and healthier foods, finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision team. The global food and beverage...

Asia Pacific: Zebra Technologies offers Asset Visibility Service

Zebra Technologies Corporation expands the Zebra OneCare managed services portfolio with Asset Visibility Service (AVS). Designed to increase mobile computer and thermal printer performance, AVS...

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