Tech Update October 2015

New Ultra Grade Ribbon for Thermal Transfer Overprinters Videojet Technologies Videojet Technologies Inc, a world-leader in manufacturer of coding, printing and marking products, as well as fluids and accessories for the product identification industry, has introduced a new ‘Ultra Grade’ black ribbon for the Videojet DataFlex® and 6X00 series of

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Industry Spotlight October 2015

Exposure to Talc is Health Hazard for Employees Research conducted at the Netherlands Expertise Centre for Occupational Respiratory Diseases (NECORD) indicates that talc, a substance commonly used in the food processing industry, is a health hazard and exposure to it should be closely monitored. Presenting the findings of his study

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Food News October 2015

WestCoast first to use Shrimp Harvester WestCoast Group, the aquaculture pioneer in India, is the first company to import and use a shrimp harvester at its shrimp farms in Gujarat. By introducing this technology, the company has set new benchmarks in aquaculture farming, to ensure high quality shrimp, as well

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India likely to Export Dairy Products to Russia by Dec

India likely to Export Dairy Products to Russia by Dec India will start exporting dairy products to Russia from December, after a proposed inspection of dairy manufacturing facilities by a team of experts from Russia and relaxation of norms by its phytosanitary authority, Rosselkhoznadzor. Although Russia had opened up its

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A Printing Revolution for Food Packaging

Thermal Inkjet Technology has undergone a breakthrough that is big news for food manufacturers, says Drew Weightman, Global Business Unit Manager, Videojet Technologies & Wolke in an interview to Food Marketing & Technology Flexibility is big for food manufacturers – flexible lines, flexible business streams and flexible packaging. We know

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It’s Snack Time in India

By Ashok Gourish Snacks used to be an occasional indulgence. But today, snacking is almost synonymous with a “fourth meal”. Perceptions of fragmented meals and between-meal snacks are fast blurring. With close to $400 billion of annual global sales, the snacking industry is robust and will continue to thrive1. Notably,

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Mengniu Launches Drinkable Milk Meal Containing Oats and Wheat Grains

The result of the latest joint project by major Chinese dairy enterprise Mengniu Dairy, process technology developer GEA, and packaging and filling machine manufacturer SIG Combibloc fits in one hand. And it is right in line with the tastes of Chinese consumers. With the market launch of the new milk

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JFM: Providing Global Technology to the Food Industry

Jeevika Food Machine Private Limited (JFM), a Chennai based company, has firmly established itself as a trusted name in the food processing machinery sector since  its inception just five years ago. In this interview with Food Marketing and Technology, T Srinivasan, managing director of the company discusses his company, its

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Success in Salad Sorting

“Founded in 2005, Jayleaf is a family-run processing and distribution business at Hollister CA, USA. The company supplies certified organic salad mixes and greens to the wholesale and foodservice sector. Although still a young business, the family behind Jayleaf has more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and the

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Bulk Handling System Improves Efficiency, Sanitation and Quality for Dry Milk Solids Producers

A family owned and operated business since 1983, Franklin Farms East was founded as a distributor of dry milk products, which it purchased in bulk from dairy cooperatives and other wholesalers. Franklin Farms then hired contract manufacturers to blend and repackage the final mixes, which it sold to customers ranging

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