99% Certainty is not Enough, Entire Cold Chain Under Control

Cold Chain Under Control
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It ensures the quality and safety of foods: Legally prescribed temperature limit values may be exceeded on the way from the producer to the consumer. As the safety and quality of foods can be negatively influenced by the wrong temperature, the monitoring of the temperature of cold chain-mandatory products is a central building block in the assurance of the desired quality and marketability.

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Technology – Driving the Beverage Industry Forward

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The non-alcoholic beverage sector’s share in the GDP is rising, and it is projected to have high double-digit growth for the next 10 years. It has the potential to create four indirect employment for each direct employment.

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Robots or Human Beings

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“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.

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Tech Update November 2015

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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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Tech Update October 2015

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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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Brazilian Company doubles Shelf Life of Pasteurised Fresh Milk

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Agrindus, an agribusiness company located in São Paulo, Brazil, has increased the shelf life of grade A pasteurised fresh whole milk from seven to 15 days. This feat was achieved by incorporating silver-based microparticles with bactericidal, antimicrobial and self-sterilising properties into the rigid plastic bottles used as packaging for the

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Testing Fruit and Vegetable Ripeness becomes Hi-tech

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How do you check the ripeness of a bunch of bananas or avocados before putting them into your shopping basket? Most of us either sniff the fruit or push it with our thumb to check for ripeness. However, a new scanner has been introduced that can sense whether fruits and

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Robot Automates Bacteria Screening in Wine Samples

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The Australian Wine Research Institute has developed a new robotic liquid handling system which, it claims takes malolactic fermentation research to the ‘high-throughput’ era. According to a press release issued by the institute, the robotic system (Tecan Evo 150) automates the screening of large numbers of malolactic bacteria strains using

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Technology/Interview – Implementation of Better Hygiene Standards is Essential

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Technology – Interview Implementation of Better Hygiene Standards is Essential Dr Saurabh Arora heads the testing laboratory and research business at Arbro Pharmaceuticals and Auriga Research Limited. He has designed and set up four state of the art testing laboratories in New Delhi, Baddi and Bangalore. Dr Arora established www.foodsafetyhelpline.com

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