The U.S. market for food and beverage processing machinery projects to break the USD 6 bn barrier, reaching USD 6.1 bn by 2021, according to the 2018 Global Trends Food and Beverage Processing Report by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Five associations from the supply chain for fibre-based packaging solutions for food recently liaised with numerous other project partners from industry, the research community and test institutes to agree on a method for the “Testing of paper and board – determination of the migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons from food contact materials manufactured from pulp containing recycled paper or board”.
Givaudan, the global leader in fragrances and flavours, today announced it has completed the acquisition of the Nutrition Division of Centroflora Group (Centroflora Nutra), a world player in natural extracts.
In the field of bag emptying, the food industry faces various challenges that cannot always be adequately mastered in practice. Thanks to a new bag loading station of Motec, the contamination of workplaces and the slow flow of material during the bag loading of lumpy and cloggy bulk materials in particular are now obsolete.