Packaging: Fully Automated Packaging of Gourmet Salads in Recloseable Trays

Covering an area of approximately 10,000 square meters in the small town of Kankaanpää, about three hours by car from Helsinki in the southwest of Finland, family company Huhtahyvät processes and packs premium meats, meat jellies (aspic) and gourmet salads on a number of recently installed lines. Located in a

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Processing: Dietetic Dairy Based Value-Added Products

By Dr A Jana and Shri Jaimin Patel Milk fat contributes about half of the energy in whole milk. Milk lipids are carriers of fat soluble vitamins. Milk fat contains approximately 400 different fatty acids. Milk contains high quality protein, which includes all the essential amino acids needed by humans.

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Processing: Quality Characteristics of Fresh Meat

By Aanchal Choudhary, Dipawnita Bhattacharya, Vishal Kumbhar and Opz Hnialum Puii There are various reasons to measure meat quality. One is in breeding programmes where we want to select animals that have desirable quality characteristics. When new animal husbandry or meat production methods are developed, it is important to know

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Ingredients: Nutritious Rare Seeds

By Jyotsna S  Waghmare, Asma D Fakir and Rakhi Patil   Grape seed oil is a great source of polyphenols – flavonoids, essential fatty acid – linoleic acid and vitamin E. These great components make grape seed extract useful in the treatment of many minor to severe health conditions Almost

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Around the Food World November 2015

UBM India Successfully concludes a Decade of Fi & Hi in India Fi & Hi India 2015 (October 19 – 21), the only B2B platform for the Indian food and health industry, successfully concluded in Mumbai last week. Inaugurated by Dr Harshdeep Kamble, Commissioner, IAS, FDA, Maharashtra, the show was

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Tech Update November 2015

New Pack 301 LS System for Flow Wrapped Biscuits on Edge Bosch Bosch Packaging Technology will present the Pack 301 LS (Length Slug) system for the efficient and flexible packaging of biscuits and crackers on edge at the Gulfood Manufacturing 2015 in Dubai. The packaging machine has been developed as

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Industry Spotlight November 2015

Food Waste Transformed into LEDs LEDs made from sugary drinks could reduce waste and replace other light sources made with toxic elements, says a report in the Science Daily. It states that researchers at the University of Utah have developed a process for turning food, beverages and even combustion exhaust

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Food News November 2015

Cosmo Films to increase Production Capacity Cosmo Films Limited, a leading global specialty firm manufacturing bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) has announced plans to install a new 10.4 mtr BOPP line by early 2017. The line has already been ordered and will increase the company’s annual BOPP production capacity from 140k

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Healthy Meat Substitutes

By Nitin Mehta, Manish Kumar Chatli, Pavan Kumar and Om Parkash Malav Meat is an important source of nutrients for the human diet. It ensures adequate delivery of essential micronutrients and amino acids (Mehta et al., 2014). It is found to be an important concentrated source of micronutrients such as

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Around the Food World October 2015

International FoodTec India and PackEx India 2015 The International FoodTec India and PackEx India 2015 has benchmarked itself as the trade fair for food, drink and packaging industry in New Delhi. After 2008, the event has once again emerged as the numero uno supplier trade fair for food, drink and

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