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Matcon Appoints Global Systems Director

UK-based Matcon Limited—a provider of intermediate bulk container systems for handling powders, granules, and tablets—has appointed Andre Goodson as its new global systems director.

CMR To Provide Batch Control System For Yeo’s

CMR Private Limited, a Singapore-based automation and instrumentation provider, will design and install a process batch control system Yeo’s, a food and drink manufacturer.

Purple Is The New Health Food Trend

There is opportunity for food manufacturers to introduce new products made with purple-produce into the food market, according to a study commissioned by Welch’s Global...

DSM Appoints New Executive Management Staff

DSM, a food ingredients company, has appointed Pieter Nuboer as vice president of Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific, and André Rhoen as vice president...

Preview: 3rd Global Dairy Congress & Exhibition

The Asian dairy market is one of the most attractive growth markets in the world as the booming population, steady economies and trend for healthier...

Labelling Healthy Food As 'Indulgent' Increases Its Appeal

Describing healthy food using indulgent words results in higher consumption, according to a study by researchers from Stanford University.

Ready-To-Eat Foods Driving Food Automation

The global food automation market is projected to reach US$12.2 billion by 2022, according to market research agency ReportLinker.

Grocery Retail Sales In Philippines To Soar To US$149 Billion

The grocery retail market in the Philippines is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 9.3 percent between 2016 and 2021, according to a report...

Consumers Expect Food & Beverage Companies To Provide Healthy Products

Nine out of ten consumers believe food companies have a responsibility in ensuring consumers have a healthy diet, according to public relations agency Ingredient Communications.

Yakult Danone Expands Manufacturing Capacity In India

The company will increase production in its facility in Sonepat, Delhi, to cater to the growing demand in the Indian market.

Ingredion And Lyckeby Form Alliance

The collaboration between the two companies will open up new possibilities for food manufacturers in various food applications including meat, cheese, batters and breadings.

New Platform To Track Australia’s Food Industry Supply Chain

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has launched ePIF, a platform that allows manufacturers to share consistent and standardised information on food ingredients and...

Study: Daily Coffee Combats Sarcopenia In Elderly Men

Coffee manufacturers can now add another health benefit to daily coffee consumption, due to the ingredient’s antioxidant properties.

LoeschPack Appoints New Managing Director

Dr Thomas Cord has been appointed the new managing director of LoeschPack, a manufacturer of packaging machines and complete systems for packaging chocolate, confectionery and...

Global Food Safety Testing Market To Reach US$21.4 Billion

The global food safety testing market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.4 percent from 2017 to 2024.

Puratos Expands In Taiwan

The expansion will see the ingredient manufacturer Puratos Taiwan bringing more quality and value-added ingredients to customers in the country.

Huge Opportunity In Singapore For Amazon

The company has launched Prime Now in Singapore, where users can enjoy two-hour delivery on selected products.

Scientists Deliver Improved Sweet Potato Genome

Researchers from Japan, China, and Korea have assembled the sweet potato genome in less than two months by leveraging big data.

Kefir’s Numerous Benefits Pushes Market To Reach US$2.15 Billion

The global kefir market was valued at US$1.3 billion in 2016, according to market intelligence agency Transparency Market Research.

Agilent Technologies To Expand Manufacturing And Research In Singapore

The company plans to invest S$85 million (US$62.7 million) over the next five years to increase its advanced manufacturing and applied research and development capabilities...

Sustainability of food sources is becoming an ever increasingly important issue among consumers, food manufacturers and even governments. APFI talks with Kenjyu Kawamura, director of Kesennuma Shishiori fisheries processing cooperative…

Case-Study: Going Lubrication-Free In Slicing Machines

Rise Of The Super Bugs In Our Meat Products

Case-Study: Transforming All Aspects Of Business With Automation

For the best and most stable yoghurts to captivate consumers, you need the tailored texturant that takes proteins in hand, matches your process and meets market demands. Angie Ng, regional…

Bottle Capping: Analysing The Torque

Reducing Sugar Content In Beverages: A Growing Global Trend

Bottled Water & Natural Hydration Fuel The 2017 Global Soft Drinks Industry

Today's consumers demand for all things convenient, and manufacturers have developed solutions such as smaller sized or unique packaging that can help consumers eat or drink on-the-go, feeding a growing…

Gently Does It For A Top Quality Loaf

Industry 4.0 In Machine Construction: A Packaging Manufacturer’s Perspective

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To the consumer, the quality of food is all about the texture and appearance. Air present in foods often creates critical sensory properties, so how can food manufacturers make full…

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Healthier Alternatives Can Be Just As Sweet

Fermentation can reduce the negative effects of bran on final cereal products. In fulfilling gluten free requirements, fermented brown rice flor has shown great promise as a functional ingredient that…

Making Everyday Foods Healthier With ‘Hidden’ Fibre

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Lipofoods’ palm-free Lipophytol phytosterol system supports cardiovascular health as it lowers total serum cholesterol. The ingredient is more effective than raw phytosterols in decreasing cardiovascular-associated risk factors of a high…

Tetra Pak: Filling Machine

Optibiotix: Prebiotic Fibres

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