All news articles for April 2016

Multi-layer on-the-go cup from RPC Bebo Plastik.

Multi-layer on-the-go cup for iced coffee drink

By Rick Pendrous

RPC Bebo Plastik has developed a multi-layer on-the-go cup for a new ready-to-drink iced coffee sold by one of the fastest growing coffee shop brands in the world.

Dual sealing system

Dual-sealing of cases reduces contamination

By Rick Pendrous

Endoline Machinery has developed a new system that both glues and tapes filled cases, following a request from an Egyptian ingredients supplier to a global soft drinks company for extra protection from cross-product contamination during case sealing.

Biometric security can change the level of access dependent on an operators fingerprints.

Combination unit features biometric security

By Rick Pendrous

A biometric fingerprint access device has been added to Loma Systems’s range of CW3 combination metal detector and checkweigher units in response to customer demand for greater security of inspection equipment.

World’s largest homogenizer

World's largest homogeniser

By Rick Pendrous

What is claimed to be the world’s largest capacity food processing homogeniser has gone into operation with its first customer.

ColdBake: enables biscuit or snack products to be produced at close to human body temperature

Baking imitation tech makers in crowdfunding drive

By Noli Dinkovski

An innovative new ‘disruptive’ technology that makes snacks, biscuits and other crunchy foods appear as though they have been baked, is being backed by a crowdfunding campaign.

Something fishy? Icelandic Seachill is accused of ‘an outrageous sleight of hand’

Fish firm denies ‘dodgy wage tactics’ in union row

By Noli Dinkovski

Chilled fish supplier Icelandic Seachill has denied accusations that its handling of the National Living Wage (NLW) will leave workers worse off, after unions escalated their concerns to the European Commission (EC).

Sausage casing manufacturer Kalle sold to investors for £390M

£390M sale of sausage casing manufacturer

By James Ridler

Sausage casings manufacturer Kalle has been sold to private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), with a sale price understood to be for £350M to £390M.

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