Consumers’ behavior has seen a turnaround in recent years: the trend is to move away from carbohydrates and towards dairy products and foods whose formulas are based on animal milk fat as a flavor carrier. According to OECD estimates, the global demand for dairy products will increase steadily due to population growth. For butter, the “OECD-FAO agricultural outlook 2017–2026” predicts a global increase in consumption from 11.3 million t in 2017 to 12.8 million t in 2023.
With two innovative new products, Zanders focused strongly on sustainability at this year’s FachPack: Zangrass, an uncoated grass paper with almost unlimited areas of application, and Zanbarrier NGR, a fluorocarbon-free barrier paper for flexible food packaging, were the highlights of the fair presentation and were enormously popular with the visitors.
The Indian bakery industry is expanding exponentially along with the evolving Indian consumer interests. Indian consumers are looking for baked foods with increased health and wellness quotient. The bakery industry is responding with new products that are low in fat and sugar; free from sugar; and enriched with protein and fibre
Linear guide systems from igus ensure the precise and quick adjustment of machines in the food and beverage industry. Integrated, maintenance-free and wear-resistant liners used in the carriages enable the linear guides to glide without lubrication. The company igus has now developed an FDA and EU-compliant liner made from the high-performance plastic iglidur A160
All across the globe the research is mainly targeted towards the prebiotic activity to increase the beneficial bacteria in the large intestine of DF and their degradation products such as oligosaccharides. A prebiotic is defined as a non-digestible food ingredient that beneficially affects the host by stimulating the growth/activity of one or limited bacteria in the colon, and thus improves the host health.