New chameleon can from Rexam

Can is the colour of consumption

Beverage can maker Rexam is laying claim to being the first company in the market to offer thermochromic printed ends to its customers. It has also introduced a range of photochromic ink.

The centre is set to open in 2014

Puratos's big plans for innovation

By Lorraine Mullaney

Ingredients firm Puratos has officially laid the first stone of its new global research and development (R&D) centre at its headquarters in Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium.

Tate & Lyle is seeking outside help to develop its products

Tate & Lyle takes open innovation online

By Gary Scattergood

Tate & Lyle is the latest big hitter to increase its focus on open innovation to boost its research and development (R&D) capability with the launch of a web portal.

Zeelandia's new recruits Gaunt (left) and Davies (right)

Zeelandia make two new appointments

By Laurence Gibbons

Bakery ingredients manufacturer Zeelandia has made two new technical appointments, in a bid to increase their focus on customer requirements.

Coming soon: ice cream, pasta and bakery in 3D

New mould promises a 3D future for food products

By Rick Pendrous

A three-dimensional moulder, that enables food companies to create complicated 3D shapes never possible before at the speeds required, is one of the first new technologies to emerge from Crafty Machines - a new company set up by Adrian Marshall, the brains...

Emerging technologies such as novel emulsion processes receiving more attention

Innovation club meets for the first time

By Gary Scattergood

Pan-European manufacturers that have signed up to Leatherhead Food Research's (LFR's) innovation 'club' will get a glimpse of the latest novel emulsion, hygiene and fibre optic sensing technologies at its first meeting later this month.

Leatherhead offers technology tests

Food manufacturers can put technology on trial

By Gary Scattergood

Food manufacturers will be able to test the next generation of technology to drive forward new product development (NPD) and better product quality, following the establishment of Leatherhead Food Research's (LFR's) Emerging Technologies Working...

New service for food innovators

New service for food innovators

A food innovation consultancy has launched two new services to help national food retailers, quick service restaurants and manufacturers "future proof their food innovation".


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