Mentos Maker Sued for ‘Packaging Deception’

A lawsuit has been filed in a US Federal Court against Perfetti Van Melle, a leader in the confectionery market. The class action law suit, filed at the US District Court in New York states that Mentos, the popular breath mint and gum brand produced by Perfetti Van Melle, deceives

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Videojet Launches New Dark Red to Light Red Colour Change Inks for Retort Applications

Food manufacturers have utilised the retort or autoclave process for years, typically to help preserve vegetables, beans, fruit, soup, sauces, baby food, meat/fish, ready-to-eat meals and pet food.  To meet code requirements before, during, and after the retort process, Videojet has launched its latest ink innovations, V476 and V521, for

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Controlled Atmosphere Door launched

Jindal Mectec and Metaflex Doors have launched the Controlled Atmosphere Door (CA Star), an indigenous product designed and manufactured in India. Controlled atmosphere storage is a concept where the atmosphere inside the storage area is controlled by maintaining the right balance of gases by reducing the level of O2 and increasing CO2. Quality

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New Low Calorie Sugar Substitute Developed

A new low-calorie sugar alternative made entirely from Monk fruit now offers food processing companies around the world a natural way to reduce sugar in everyday foods and beverages such as cereals, yoghurts and juices, without compromising flavour.  Monk fruit is a kind of melon that originated in China. The

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Narrower Distinctions between Sports Nutrition & Weight Management Products: DuPont

Data collected from more than 13,000 consumers in 21 countries forms the basis of an insight-driven new webinar from DuPont Nutrition & Health, designed to help manufacturers develop and market sports nutrition and weight management products. The DuPont Nutrition &Health research, conducted with HealthFocus® International, found the traditional distinctions between

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Eagle Brings Advanced Food Safety Inspection Systems to Propak Asia

Agencies Designed for manufacturers to alleviate the increasing complexity of food safety, Eagle Product Inspection (Eagle) showcased five of its product inspection innovations at ProPak Asia 2015, Bangkok, Thailand (June 17-20, 2015). With food producers facing tighter controls on safety and quality, world-class product inspection systems are now more topical

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