In food and beverage manufacturing, water quality can significantly affect both the process and the product. Soon, manufacturers will have a tool to simplify evaluation and optimization of their water treatment systems.
The CEO of Saudi Arabian food and beverage giant Al Rabie Saudi Foods tells BeverageDaily.com that the company is keen to expand beyond its powerbase in MENA to the Europe and the US.
Tetra Pak invited BeverageDaily.com to its R&D center in Modena, Italy, to talk trends, discuss inclusive design and its work with customers to drive innovation and improve carton functionality.
Petainer has spoken out about its growth ambitions after being named the ‘reserve’ bidder on the purchase of APPE Packaging Division, owned by La Seda de Barcelona Group, losing out to Plastipak Packaging .
Weidenhammer is attempting to have its composite cans certified as biodegradable.
Owens-Illinois (O-I) has spent €55m on upgrading its San Polo facility in Italy, to better serve the Italian beer and non-alcoholic beverage markets.
The Wipak Group has expanded in China, opening a factory in Changshu near Shanghai.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking to expand its E. coli testing of ground beef and ground beef components. Toward that end, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is seeking public comments on its latest analysis of the costs and benefits of additional testing.
Markem-Imaje has launched the 9400 Series multi-substrate inkjet printer at Emballage 2014.
BOPP film manufacturer Treofan is implementing Accolade software, developed by Sopheon Corporation, as part of a realignment of its global processes, to go live within the next few weeks.
Sidel has relocated its UK office from Hatfield to Welwyn Garden City, in Hertfordshire, to better serve its customers in the UK and Ireland.
Clondalkin Flexible Packaging has launched a shrink sleeve which carries a printed code on the inside of the wrap, ideal for product information or competitions.
Grupo Bimbo has developed an alternative processing method that reduces the fat content of pork rind snacks.
Alfa Laval has won a $10m order to supply equipment to Donbiotech starch processing plant in Russia, with delivery expected in 2015.
Plant bakers will be able to save thousands in energy costs with an oven system that optimizes air flow and incorporates heat recovery, claims developer Campden BRI.