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Americas: Tortilla chip maker upgrades equipment with FOODesign system

US flour tortilla chip manufacturer, Donkey Brands LLC, has doubled production volumes by installing a new production line from FOODesign, a tna company. The investment...

Asia Pacific: Indonesian food truck owners test Microsoft’s POS system

Food trucks are increasingly popular in Indonesia, especially in the larger cities where consumers lead a fast-paced, urban lifestyle. The rapid growth of the food...

Americas: Purdue University showcases food safety technologies

Purdue University food safety researchers have developed a number of patented available technologies through the Office of Technology Commercialization that could provide more secure,...

Americas: 3M Food Safety enhances software for plate reader

3M Food Safety has made software enhancements to its 3M Petrifilm Plate Reader, a peripheral device that serves as an automated alternative to manual...

Americas: Cognex unveils software for enhanced security, seamless integration in vision systems

Cognex Corporation has launched Cognex Directory Server (CDS) software version 1.0 for use with its In-Sight vision systems. The CDS centralizes authorization and authentication control...

Europe: Researchers find quick test for gluten content in food

Scientists have developed a more reliable way for manufacturers to detect gluten in purified wheat starch, a common ingredient in foods labeled gluten-free, according...

Europe: Scientists studies ways to prevent germination of Clostridium botulinum bacteria

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have discovered genes that are crucial for the germination of Clostridium (C) botulinum bacteria, which may...

Europe: More AMHE fitted with vehicle intelligence, finds report

The automated material handling equipment (AMHE) and storage systems market in Europe will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 10.61% over the...

World: Tectra Automation releases electromechanical, hygienic cylinder

Tectra Automation, part of the Hytec Group of Companies, has introduced the second generation EMC electromechanical cylinder from Bosch Rexroth, with expanded possibilities for...

Europe: Food bacteria show resistance to antimicrobial drugs, finds EFSA-ECDC report

Treatment options for some of the most common food-borne infections are decreasing, as types of bacteria (called ‘isolates’) continue to show resistance to antimicrobial...