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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...

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...

Americas: Tasting with the nose might be possible, study

Scientists may be closing in on a way to let consumers savor the sweet taste of cake, cookies and other culinary delights without the...

Americas: CrownSmart engages consumers with cans

Crown Holdings and Zappar have released CrownSmart to deliver augmented reality (AR) to brands and consumers, as well as other services like gaming, couponing...

Middle East: Region can enjoy consistent milk supply, says Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak’s OneStep processing technology is now enabling milk producers to prepare ultra-high-temperature (UHT) milk from powder in one step, reducing operational cost by...

Europe: Researchers develop bacteria quick test for beer, milk

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Potsdam and company GEN-IAL from Troisdorf have developed a polymer powder that significantly...

Europe: Krones licenses technology from LiquiForm

Krones has entered into a technology licensing agreement to further develop and commercialize LiquiForm’s breakthrough forming and filling manufacturing technology. The technology combines container forming...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

Asia Pacific: Boge unveils compressors for decanting wine

Boge Kompressoren extends its EO range of scroll compressors to ensure full protection from contamination. The new eccentric-oil (EO) 11 produces class 0 oil-free...

Americas: Team wins competition for cold boxes for rental

A team of MIT and Harvard University students won the first-ever MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize for smart, modular, refrigerated shipping boxes that...

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