The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning to firms filling and testing mixed gas cylinders for the beverages industry after a man lost part of his leg when a cylinder he had just finished filling exploded.
Novel sensors being developed for a £1.2M project backed by the Technology Strategy Board could transform efficiency in fermentation processes used in a range of industries from brewing to biofuels, according to the firm behind the technology.
An Isle of Wight-based firm is targeting food manufacturers with a novel ‘green’ cleaning fluid that kills bugs on impact, does not need to be rinsed with water and can be flushed away without requiring waste disposal.
The firm behind heart-friendly beetroot juice Beet It is aiming to complete its first production run of a ‘one-shot’ 70ml version this month to provide a healthy alternative to drinks such as Red Bull Energy Shots and Lucozade Alert Plus.
GEA Westfalia Separator has developed a new separator for the clarification of wine, grapemust and fruit juice. In must and fruit juice clarification, the GSE 100 delivers a capacity of up to 10,000l/h, in wine clarification capacities can reach 20,000l/h.
The first fruits of a collaboration between flavours giant Firmenich and biotech firm Senomyx will bear fruit this month with the launch of a new ingredient that enhances the taste of the high intensity sweetener sucralose.
Coca Cola has upped its stake in healthy smoothie maker, Innocent, to 58 per cent in a non-disclosed move one analyst said followed the gradual erosion of Innocent’s once vibrant and booming business plan.
Alfa Laval's new Rotary Jet Mixer Iso-Mix (RJM) is designed for fast, efficient and economical mixing of powders and fluids within tanks and other storage vessels. It promises up to 30% faster mixing times compared with conventional technology.