Cheese is produced throughout the world; it is an ancient food ingredient with origins that predate recorded history. It is a dairy product made from pressed milk curds and produced in a variety of shapes, textures and flavours. Since ages, cheese has been an important part of the human diet, both as a dietary staple and gourmet food.
Soy is an established meat substitute ingredient that is rich in protein and has a valuable nutritional profile. However, despite having been a staple food in Asia for centuries, it is regarded somewhat more suspiciously in Europe. Not only is soy’s “beany” taste profile rather unappealing to the average European palate, but soy is also often tainted by GMO issues – a nogo for most consumers.
“We are going to be the Amazon of food,” said Zume’s co-founder and executive chairman, Alex Garden. Garden, 41, is the former president of Zynga Studios. Before that, he was a general manager of Microsoft’s Xbox Live. Garden launched Zume in stealth mode last June, when he began quietly recruiting engineers under a pseudonym and building his patented trucks in an unmarked Mountain View garage.
Ice-cream fillers designed specifically for small to medium producers looking to lower operating costs with minimal investment has been launched. The Tetra Pak® Ice Cream Filler A3 produces up to 18,000 ice cream cones per hour and features three enhanced components: • A cone dispenser with high reliability and capable
Achieving the perfect popcorn texture is now much quicker and more consistent thanks to the launch of an inventive new testing device by Stable Micro Systems. The texture analysis experts have introduced the new rig to help popcorn manufacturers respond to booming global demand by rapidly developing diverse and interesting
The company AVO-Werke August Beisse GmbH invested more than 18 million Euros in order to expand its technology lead at its headquarters in Belm district of Osnabrück. As one of the leading spice blend producers with approximately 600 employees, the company is now well equipped for further expansion. The installed
By Dr Ashutosh Upadhyay, Gaurav Jain, Gautam Kohli Freezing has long been used as a method of preservation, and history reveals it was mostly shaped by the technological developments in the process. It was the year 1755 when ice was produced. Freezing was introduced into large-scale operations as a method
By Sueli Roel Backes Over the years, a number of standards and compliance requirements have been established for the food processing industry by different regulatory agencies around the world. For any product going onto grocery store shelves and restaurant menus, food processors must satisfy the alphabet soup’ standards handed down
Transformational Intelligence Creates New Standards of Performance The US company Key Technology has introduced the all-new VERYX™ digital sorting platform, a suite of belt-fed and chute-fed sorters that offer high performance capabilities and share a common user interface. With unprecedented all-sided surface inspection, multi-sensor Pixel Fusion™ and the highest resolution
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