With Swissness, efficiency and innovation, within the space of just five years, Swiss Can Machinery has established itself as a leading manufacturer of fully automated packaging systems for powders and dry products. To comply with the stringent hygiene requirements of the food industry, the Swiss company uses washdown-optimized drive technology
The future of food globally and in India is changing in five key areas – How we eat, shop, and engage with food. This is bound to influence the FMCG and frozen food sector as a whole. Fast and fit Millennials and Gen-Z consumers are increasingly looking for convenience but not at the cost of health.
Hydrocolloids are a group of food texturising agents that are more widely used than most consumers would imagine. The low level of awareness is partly because texture is one of the less tangible aspects of food when compared to say, colour and flavour. There are close to 20 different types of hydrocolloids including the following in alphabetical order: Agar, Alginates, Gum Arabic, Carrageenan, Cassia, Cellulosics (CMC, MC/HPMC, MCC), Gelatin, Gellan, Guar, Locust Bean Gum, MC/HPMC, MCC, Pectin, Starch, Tara and Xanthan.
In order to fulfill food manufacturers’ increasingly stringent health and safety stipulations, Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany has completely revised its ZSK Mv PLUS twin screw extruder and given it an innovative machine design. It meets the highest standards of hygiene and represents an improvement in both product safety and production safety.
Indian conglomerate CavinKare has introduced the ‘first’ ready to serve fruit milkshake in the country. According to the reports, CavinKare is all set be the first company to foray into this segment. “We are the first to enter the fruit milkshake segment,” CMD CK Ranganathan said. “In the market, flavoured
Charoen Pokphand Foods Public Company Limited (CP Foods), the leading agro-industrial and food conglomerate in the Asia Pacific region has announced its foray into the food packaging business in India. The firm is all geared up to set a new chicken processing plant at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. With an