Processing: Pressure Testing Equipment for Italian Blowmolding Machine

SMI has selected Agr International to provide pressure testing equipment for their quality management and testing program. The Agr PPT3000 Packaging Pressure tester will enable SMI to qualify bottles created in their design centre and ensure that they meet pressure strength and volume expansion design goals. Unlike Agr’s typical PPT3000

Share Button

Pulse Processing Pioneering Purpose-Designed Huller for Major Pulse Varieties

The Bühler Group, a global leader in pulse processing solutions, has launched its PULSROLL™ huller to support processors in their quest to produce innovative pulse products and tap into the burgeoning market for tasty and nutritious food alternatives in which nutrient-rich pulses play a leading role. With its new fully

Share Button

OneStep Technology improves Efficiency for Milk Production from Powder

Tetra Pak has extended the application of its OneStep processing technology to milk production from powder, offering a solution that has only been available previously for production from raw milk. Producers can now prepare UHT milk from powder in one continuous step, reducing operational cost by up to 40 percent,

Share Button

World’s First Earthquake Proof Whole Milk Drying Plant Starts Production

GEA has built a unique whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in New Zealand. It’s unique not because of its size which, at 15 ton per hour is amongst the biggest in the world; not for the speed of its construction which, at under two years is fast by global

Share Button

New Approach to Production of Large Hollow Chocolate Figures

Hollow figures such as chocolate Santa Claus or Easter Bunny are evergreens. The sweets – produced since the 19th century – are more popular than ever, as documented by rising sales in recent years. This is due to the increased diversity in shape, size and detail processing. In addition, seasonal

Share Button

Compact Gravimetric Mixing Line in Hygienic Design

The company KaTech Katharina Hahn + Partner GmbH was established in 2010 for the production of food additives derived from renewable raw materials. The product portfolio comprises, among others, stabilisers for dairy products and delicacies. The company Katharina Hahn Familien GmbH affiliated with Katech in June 2012. The newly installed

Share Button

Centralised Vacuum Supply for Reliable, Efficient Meat Processing

Westfleisch is one of the largest meat processing companies in Germany, with nine production facilities and a turnover of 2,500 million Euros. The Westfleisch meat processing centre in Erkenschwick covers an area of 135,000 square metres, and slaughters between 30,000 and 40,000 pigs per week. Eight hundred to 900 ton

Share Button

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.

Share Button

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

Share Button

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

Share Button