Processing

Grinding Innovations from well-proven Technology

The grinding of  products,  whose  dusts are potentially explosive, places particularly high demands on the technology used and the design of a grinding plant with regard to safety, for both machines and their operators. The pressure shock resistant design of the complete grinding system up to an explosion overpressure of ...
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Shaping the Puzzle for Quality Formed Products

Formed meat products are big business. Burgers and chicken nuggets dominate the market, but tastes are changing. One of the challenges for food manufacturers is the increased consumer demand for a variety of clean label products, as well as fish and vegetarian options, and all at prices that consumers consider ...
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Meat quality assurance by appropriate pre and post slaughter care and handling practices

*Anand TS, Hamna Vahab, Ipseeta Nanda, Lalrohlui and S. Talukder 1. Introduction Meat quality is the most concerned aspect of today’s nonvegetarian consumers. Domestically and internationally the safety of meat and meat products has attract the attention from consumers and government bodies. Many a serious food poisoning incidents attributable to ...
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Sweet Revolution

In a globally unique project, called CONNECT, nine well-known companies of the confectionery industry have come together and developed an industrial production process for real 3D jellies. Now it is possible to design gummy bears and jelly babies with a beautiful backside. That’s revolutionary! We know fruit gums and jellies ...
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Steam Peeling Solutions for Vegetables and Fruits

Steam peeling of vegetables is a technology that has been around for almost 50 years. Recent developments have served to underline the hygienic, quality and cost benefits. Ian Healey talked to Eamonn Cullen, steam peeling expert with TOMRA Food, based at the R&D center in Dublin, Ireland. TOMRA Food was ...
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Next-Generation Horizontal-Motion Conveyor

Key  Technology,  a  member  of   the Duravant family of operating companies, introduces Zephyr™, the next-generation horizontal-motion conveyor. Featuring a patented direct drive with a counterbalance system, Zephyr’s unique motion profile gently moves product with no segregation or stratification and at higher capacities than can be achieved with other horizontal motion ...
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Endocrine Disruptors in Food Contact Materials: A Health Threat

Dr. Pratima Awasthi* & Ankita Dobhal** Introduction Many chemicals (natural or man-made) mimic or interfere with the body’s hormones. They are called endocrine disruptors. These chemicals are linked with developmental, reproductive, brain, immune, and other problems. They are found in many everyday products, including some plastic bottles and containers, liners ...
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Air Frying: A Safer Alternative to Traditional Deep Fat Frying for Different Food Products

* Priyanka, Dr. K Narsaiah, Dr. Bhupinder Ghodki, Chitranayak Sinha & Prashant Minz Introduction Frying is the most convenient, easy and effective method of food preparation employed all over the world for various traditional cousines. It is a process of cooking food in vegetable/animal fat at a high temperature ranging ...
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Handling Cheese Blocks Right

Packaging cheese blocks vacuum-wrapped in film represents a major challenge for process automation. With the help of Piab’s piGRIP® configurable suction cups and high-performance Smart solutions for the automated worldTM vacuum ejectors, the machine and plant manufacturer TGW Robotics GmbH has developed a gripper that ensures a stable process. When ...
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Nutritional Food Bars And Its Types

N. Sai Prasanna* In our  modern fast paced eating lifestyle,  customers are constantly looking for frequent snacking alternatives that can replace their traditional pattern of the daily  breakfast, lunch, and dinner meals in a day. This made consumers  choose food bars as quick snack options that can satisfy different hunger ...
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News & Updates

Unilever has revealed that an ‘overwhelming majority’ of its …
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India’s leading packaged snacks brand Bikano today announced the …
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Olam Food Ingredients (OFI) has agreed to acquire US …
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AB InBev’s Carlos Brito will be stepping down as …
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Kellogg Company has recorded a 5.1% net sales increase …
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Nestlé has made its largest foray into plant-based drinks …
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