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To ensure businesses are run successfully, food processors need to select carefully the appropriate frying system and also consider the oil which is best suited to their technology and product, while at the same time maintain a good oil management to ensure high oil quality.

There are 3 main reasons that cause a cooking oil breakdown and they are oxidation, hydrolysis and polymerization. ...

As Asia moves towards decarbonisation, it has spurred countries to review their industries’ energy consumption, with a key player being the region’s food & beverage industry.

Home to 60% of the world’s population and a quarter of the world’s economy, Asia will drive the lion’s share of the world’s energy demand growth in the next decade. ...

SIG, a leading packaging solutions provider for a more sustainable world, has started construction of its first aseptic carton plant in India, the world’s largest milk market, and one of the largest juice producing countries globally.

The plant is located in Ahmedabad, and will meet the needs of SIG’s growing business in India, which ...

NatureWorks, a manufacturer of polylactic acid (PLA), a sugar-derived biopolymer, has started the construction of a new factory in Nakhon Sawan in line with the country’s goal to support a circular and green economy.

PLA is a compostable biopolymer that has multiple applications from coffee capsules and food packaging to household products.

NatureWorks is ...

Mars Wrigley China has launched its first product packaging made entirely from post-consumer recycled PET (rPET).

The company has adopted this new packaging for its chocolate brand, CuiXiangMi®, the only brand within Mars China which is not a global brand and tailored for the domestic market.

The new packaging features 100% rPET in a ...

The Asian branch of waste management and recycling company, ALBA Group has partnered with VietCycle to develop a plastic recycling facility in Vietnam with an initial investment of US$50 million.

The plant will have the capacity to process food-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic. It will use advanced technology to produce ...

In the past few years, we witness a growing adoption and installation of solar panels on the rooftop of large food factories all across the region. With rising energy costs, this is a smart option especially for manufacturers that utilise a lot of energy/electricity in their production.

One such company is agriculture-giant Thai-based CP ...

Unilever has made changes to its global organisational model to make it a simpler, more category-focused business, in line with its goal to help people transition toward healthier diets while at the same time as it moves into green technology to save the Earth.

One of its move towards greener technology is its pilot ...

The Sidel Group has expanded its offering in state-of-the-art labelling technologies with its recent acquisition of Makro Labelling Srl, an innovator and leader in the field.

According to Monica Gimre, CEO & President at Sidel, “We are excited to be able to offer enriched labelling expertise and even greater flexibility to our customers, ...

Tetra Pak has just commenced ground-breaking research towards advancing fibre-based sustainable food packaging, in collaboration with MAX IV – the most modern synchrotron[1] radiation laboratory in the world. The research aims to uncover fresh insights into the nanostructure of fibre materials, with the first application to optimise the composition of materials used for paper straws.

Thermo Fisher Scientific has recently introduced the Thermo Scientific iCAP RQplus ICP-MS Analyzer, a new trace elemental analyzer that simplifies everyday analyses in food and pharmaceutical testing laboratories amongst others.

The company at the same time also introduced the Thermo Scientific iSC-65 Autosampler to improve productivity for the Thermo Scientific iCAP Qnova Series ICP-MS ...

From 4 to 10 May, KHS will be showcasing its diverse portfolio of resource-conserving systems to promote the circular economy at Interpack 2023.

KHS’ Innopack Kisters Nature MultiPack machine will be on display together with its range of holistic services ...

BERICAP, one of the leading global manufacturers of plastic and aluminium closures, is reporting strong revenue of €1.2 billion (US$1.29 billion) at the end of its financial year 2022.

Strong growth in demand for innovative closures that are tailored to customer needs drove up BERICAP’s annual production output last year to 95 billion closures for the beverage and liquid ...

SIG, a leading packaging solutions provider for a more sustainable world, celebrates the 25th anniversary of its packaging plant for aseptic carton packs in Rayong, Thailand. This year marks another key milestone - the 5th anniversary since installing the plant's immense solar panels. This has reduced the plant's carbon dioxide (CO2) emission by 12,871 tons since July ...

UNITED CAPS, an international manufacturer of caps and closures, has unveiled plan to launch a unique, highly effective and sustainable tethered closure for carton packaging, known as 23 H-PAK. This closure, which has patents pending, includes an innovative tamper-evident (TE) band that keeps all parts intact for easier recycling.

Danfoss has officially finalized its acquisition of BOCK GmbH, a world leader in CO2 and low-GWP compressors utilized in cooling and heating applications.

The acquisition sealed Danfoss’ position as a preferred provider of greener cooling and heating solutions. ...

igus, the motion plastics specialist, is offering a wide range of online tools, one of which is the ‘e-chain expert’, which enables interested parties to select and assemble a smart individual energy chain system in just 3 steps. Price, service life and delivery time are displayed. For the first time, users now have the option of configuring their e-chain with the intelligent i.Sense EC.W wear sensor ...

Leading Slicing Versatility

The Model CC Slicer from Urschel continues to be the go-to slicer for potato chips/crisps. It is also popular for producing slices and shreds for fruits, vegetables, and nuts. Product is delivered to the feed hopper assembly and enters the rotating impeller. ...




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