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Europe: DSM launches MaxaGourmet at FI Europe 2019

Royal DSM will be launching MaxaGourmet, a portfolio of clean label taste ingredients, at FI Europe in Paris, France from December 3 to 5 2019. The range is developed using foodstuffs such as herbs and vegetables for savory food manufacturers, flavor houses and seasoning producers to create products with an adventurous and authentic taste profile. Inspired by the flavors created through sautéing, simmering...

Europe: Inulin under spotlight, finds analyst

The prebiotic fiber inulin is in demand with strong consumer desire for less sugar, more protein and products that support digestive wellness, says food and beverage consultant Julian Mellentin of New Nutrition Business. “Inulin has become a success as a natural sugar replacer, used in an ever-growing number of products, and its presence means that companies can also flag up...

Europe: Essentra Tear Tapes releases improved tape

Essentra Tear Tapes has launched Rippatape X, which is made using a specialised 75micron Monoaxially Orientated Polypropylene or MOPP film. Rippatape X provides fast, safe and easy access to a pack’s contents. Its water-based adhesive solution does not impede the recycling of materials that it is applied to, ensuring both the tape and board can be processed through established recycling facilities. The...

Asia Pacific: KHS to build €10M plant in Kunshan, China

KHS plans to build a new plant and service center in Kunshan, China. With a total investment of around €10 million (US$11.08 million), the 10,000 sqm factory will make engineering, production, logistics and service more efficient. "Kunshan is an attractive city for the beverage industry with skilled workers, well-developed infrastructure and widespread logistics networks for this kind of project,"...

Middle East: ChickP offers plant-based protein for dairy applications

Next-gen chickpea proteins designed specifically for plant-based milk and yogurt analogs Rehovot, Israel – ChickP Ltd., a foodTech startup, launches a line of chickpea isolates for plant-based dairy alternative products. Developed by the faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, this ingredient uses patent-pending technology to extract up to 90% pure protein out of...

Europe: KHS to present self-learning filling valve at BrauBeviale

KHS will present a new, self-learning filling valve using artificial intelligence at BrauBeviale. The feasibility of this flexible valve has been verified by KHS in the DnSPro research project, which also involved Infineon, WIBU Systems, EPOS, the Ruhr University in Bochum and Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences. With six other partners, the project aims to develop a self-learning filling valve with...

Americas: Dupont site reduced anhydrous ammonia handling by 90%

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences New Century Plant in Kansas, US, has been working over the past four years to reduce its footprint of anhydrous ammonia and aggressively improve the safety of ammonia handling processes. “At DuPont, we’re committed to protecting the safety and health of our employees, our contractors, our customers and the people in the communities where we operate....

Europe: Campden BRI releases high fiber tortilla with food waste

Campden BRI has successfully used food waste to double the fiber content of a tortilla, helping it achieve a ‘high fiber’ claim. "The recipe we developed incorporated the butternut squash peel to boost its fiber content," said Bakery scientist Lucas Westphal, who is leading the project. "Consumers like familiarity, so producing a high fiber product that is similar to a well-known...

Americas: Ardagh releases three glass jars for food packaging

Ardagh Group, Glass – North America, has introduced three new glass food jars for craft food producers on its BOB site. The new food containers include a 5oz hot sauce bottle, a 9oz refrigerator jar and a 12oz mayo/salsa jar, which are made of traditional flint (clear) glass. In 2017, Ardagh Group launched the BOB for a food site to reflect...

Europe: Krones, Stadler Anlagenbau partner on closed-cycle economy

Used PET bottles and other plastic waste can serve the packaging sector and other industries as a valuable resource. It’s only that – currently, at least – this resource is still lying fallow in many areas. In order to bring about a lasting change here, Krones and Stadler Anlagenbau have partnered to offer companies solutions in the field of sorting...