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News in March 2017

21/03/2017 | Packaging

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package.

 
 
16/03/2017 | Trade Fair

Free From Functional Food Ingredients

The common trade fair Free From Functional Food Ingredients (FFFFI) from 8 to 9 June 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, drives retail to food manufacturers.

 
 
15/03/2017 | Ingredients

Symrise: good rating in sustainability index

Symrise has once again received good marks in the sustainability index FTSE4Good.

 
 
14/03/2017 | Industry

Symrise reports strong sales and earnings growth in 2016

Symrise AG exceeded its targets for the fiscal year 2016. The Company benefited from strong demand across all segments and regions, increasing its sales by 12% (local currency: 1 %) to € 2.903 bn (2015: € 2.602 bn).

 
 
14/03/2017 | Ingredients

Taiyo extends its Sunfiber portfolio

At the trade fair Vitafoods Europe in May in Geneva/Switzerland, Taiyo will present new additions to its Sunfiber portfolio, an all-natural, soluble dietary fiber that can now also be used as a sweetener.

 
 
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

Hochdorf Group posts record earnings in 2016

The Swiss Hochdorf Group significantly increased its earnings in the 2016 business year to record levels of EBITDA and EBIT, at CHF 33.4 m and CHF 22.5 m.

 
 
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

PureCircle completes stevia plant expansion in Malaysia

The manufacturer of high-purity stevia ingredients, PureCircle Ltd., Kuala Lumpur, has marked the completion of a USD 42 m expansion of its stevia plant in Malaysia with a ceremony attended by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology & Water.

 
 
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

SternMaid invests in new doypack line

SternMaid has extended its filling capacities for small packs. In order to respond even more flexibly to customers’ wishes, SternMaid has invested in a Doypack line.

 
 
09/03/2017 | Ingredients

Cargill’s innovative texturizing solution to reduce winegum production time by up to 50 percent

The U.S. concern Cargill introduces a newly developed texturizing solution that will enable European confectionery manufacturers to achieve optimal texture and transparency while reducing drying time by up to 50 % for their gelatin-free winegum applications.

 
 
07/03/2017 | Ingredients

Cargill launches new coatings and fillings to answer key trends

Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has launched new additions to its coatings and fillings range offering extended capabilities to manufacturers, with innovations designed to answer key trends and consumer preferences.

 
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Tech articles in March 2017

03/03/2017 | Ingredients

ICL Food Specialities: Raising the game for a perfect rise

Industrial bakeries need to rely on leading ingredients solutions to ensure their products meet today’s consumer trends and quality requirements.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

In search of perfect cocoa flavour

The “Cocoa-Chain” project “Quality improved Cocoa and Cocoa-based Products with Flavour Profiles on Demand – From Farm to Chocolate Bar” is researching flavour in Germany and Peru. Geisenheim University’s Dr. Christian von Wallbrunn, a scientist at the Institute for Microbiology and Biochemistry, is investigating the microbiological characterisation of cocoa fermentation and the development of a fermentation starter for testing.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Low-sugar and dried cranberries

More and more consumers are turning to healthy, low-sugar diets, so many food product manufacturers are searching for possibilities to reduce the sugar content in their products. To accommodate this trend the Hamburg-based ingredients specialist Bolasco has joined with its brand partner Ocean Spray to introduce low-sugar dried cranberries onto the market.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Omya: The future stays natural

In line with its “The future stays natural” motto, Omya highlights a wide range of high purity calcium carbonates and natural ingredients from its distribution portfolio.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Tayio: Organic variants of dietary fibers

Taiyo offers new organic varieties of its Sunfiber ingredient.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Technology

Mettler-Toledo: X-ray inspection secures quality of baked goods

To comply with all relevant food safety standards throughout production, the German bakery Kuchenmeister ensures quality control with X-ray inspection systems from Mettler-Toledo Safeline.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Technology

Allen Coding: Checklist for greater process flexibility

To manufacture food products, all of the relevant product information must be provided such as ingredients, filling amounts and traceability. ...

 
 
03/03/2017 | Technology

Ishida: On the track of foreign objects

X-ray testing systems are becoming the standard in the food industry. Due to ever-stronger quality demands from retail, the use of the technology is a competitive factor. The systems also offer additional possibilities for quality control.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

SternLife and Herza Schokolade develop trendy organic products

The companies SternLife, the functional food specialist, and Herza Schokolade, both subsidiaries of the independent, owner-managed Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, presented attractive new ideas for health product suppliers as well as for drugstore chains and private labels at the BioFach exhibition in Nuremberg.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Technology

Challenges for tracebility

Food safety, the traceability of raw materials and primary packaging, including transport aids, are closely linked issues for the food industry and trade. This makes practicable solutions and concepts at the in-house level a necessity for the manufacturing and logistics.

 
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News in March 2017

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation
21/03/2017 | Packaging

MEPs pave the way for bioplastics in vote on waste legislation

European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package.

 
 
Free From Functional Food Ingredients
16/03/2017 | Trade Fair

Free From Functional Food Ingredients

The common trade fair Free From Functional Food Ingredients (FFFFI) from 8 to 9 June 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, drives retail to food manufacturers.

 
 
Symrise: good rating in sustainability index
15/03/2017 | Ingredients

Symrise: good rating in sustainability index

Symrise has once again received good marks in the sustainability index FTSE4Good.

 
 
Symrise reports strong sales and earnings growth in 2016
14/03/2017 | Industry

Symrise reports strong sales and earnings growth in 2016

Symrise AG exceeded its targets for the fiscal year 2016. The Company benefited from strong demand across all segments and regions, increasing its sales by 12% (local currency: 1 %) to € 2.903 bn (2015: € 2.602 bn).

 
 
Taiyo extends its Sunfiber portfolio
14/03/2017 | Ingredients

Taiyo extends its Sunfiber portfolio

At the trade fair Vitafoods Europe in May in Geneva/Switzerland, Taiyo will present new additions to its Sunfiber portfolio, an all-natural, soluble dietary fiber that can now also be used as a sweetener.

 
 
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

Hochdorf Group posts record earnings in 2016

The Swiss Hochdorf Group significantly increased its earnings in the 2016 business year to record levels of EBITDA and EBIT, at CHF 33.4 m and CHF 22.5 m.

 
 
PureCircle completes stevia plant expansion in Malaysia
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

PureCircle completes stevia plant expansion in Malaysia

The manufacturer of high-purity stevia ingredients, PureCircle Ltd., Kuala Lumpur, has marked the completion of a USD 42 m expansion of its stevia plant in Malaysia with a ceremony attended by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology & Water.

 
 
SternMaid invests in new doypack line
13/03/2017 | Ingredients

SternMaid invests in new doypack line

SternMaid has extended its filling capacities for small packs. In order to respond even more flexibly to customers’ wishes, SternMaid has invested in a Doypack line.

 
 
Cargill’s innovative texturizing solution to reduce winegum production time by up to 50 percent
09/03/2017 | Ingredients

Cargill’s innovative texturizing solution to reduce winegum production time by up to 50 percent

The U.S. concern Cargill introduces a newly developed texturizing solution that will enable European confectionery manufacturers to achieve optimal texture and transparency while reducing drying time by up to 50 % for their gelatin-free winegum applications.

 
 
Cargill launches new coatings and fillings to answer key trends
07/03/2017 | Ingredients

Cargill launches new coatings and fillings to answer key trends

Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate has launched new additions to its coatings and fillings range offering extended capabilities to manufacturers, with innovations designed to answer key trends and consumer preferences.

 
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Tech articles in March 2017

ICL Food Specialities: Raising the game for a perfect rise
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

ICL Food Specialities: Raising the game for a perfect rise

Industrial bakeries need to rely on leading ingredients solutions to ensure their products meet today’s consumer trends and quality requirements.

 
 
In search of perfect cocoa flavour
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

In search of perfect cocoa flavour

The “Cocoa-Chain” project “Quality improved Cocoa and Cocoa-based Products with Flavour Profiles on Demand – From Farm to Chocolate Bar” is researching flavour in Germany and Peru. Geisenheim University’s Dr. Christian von Wallbrunn, a scientist at the Institute for Microbiology and Biochemistry, is investigating the microbiological characterisation of cocoa fermentation and the development of a fermentation starter for testing.

 
 
Low-sugar and  dried cranberries
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Low-sugar and dried cranberries

More and more consumers are turning to healthy, low-sugar diets, so many food product manufacturers are searching for possibilities to reduce the sugar content in their products. To accommodate this trend the Hamburg-based ingredients specialist Bolasco has joined with its brand partner Ocean Spray to introduce low-sugar dried cranberries onto the market.

 
 
Omya: The future stays natural
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Omya: The future stays natural

In line with its “The future stays natural” motto, Omya highlights a wide range of high purity calcium carbonates and natural ingredients from its distribution portfolio.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

Tayio: Organic variants of dietary fibers

Taiyo offers new organic varieties of its Sunfiber ingredient.

 
 
Mettler-Toledo: X-ray inspection secures quality of baked goods
03/03/2017 | Technology

Mettler-Toledo: X-ray inspection secures quality of baked goods

To comply with all relevant food safety standards throughout production, the German bakery Kuchenmeister ensures quality control with X-ray inspection systems from Mettler-Toledo Safeline.

 
 
03/03/2017 | Technology

Allen Coding: Checklist for greater process flexibility

To manufacture food products, all of the relevant product information must be provided such as ingredients, filling amounts and traceability. ...

 
 
Ishida: On the track of foreign objects
03/03/2017 | Technology

Ishida: On the track of foreign objects

X-ray testing systems are becoming the standard in the food industry. Due to ever-stronger quality demands from retail, the use of the technology is a competitive factor. The systems also offer additional possibilities for quality control.

 
 
SternLife and Herza Schokolade develop trendy organic products
03/03/2017 | Ingredients

SternLife and Herza Schokolade develop trendy organic products

The companies SternLife, the functional food specialist, and Herza Schokolade, both subsidiaries of the independent, owner-managed Stern-Wywiol Gruppe, presented attractive new ideas for health product suppliers as well as for drugstore chains and private labels at the BioFach exhibition in Nuremberg.

 
 
Challenges for tracebility
03/03/2017 | Technology

Challenges for tracebility

Food safety, the traceability of raw materials and primary packaging, including transport aids, are closely linked issues for the food industry and trade. This makes practicable solutions and concepts at the in-house level a necessity for the manufacturing and logistics.

 
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