Heat transfer fluid is easy to pump

Heat transfer fluid is easy to pump

A new type of heat transfer fluid for cooling systems is set to revolutionise food and drink processing by, for the first time, offering a solution to the long-standing efficiency versus toxicity challenge for these fluids, according to its maker Kilfrost.

Coconuts: brands picked, pressed and packed at source claimed to be better

Coconut oil not packed at source shown to be inferior

By Noli Dinkovski

Coconut oil that is reheated after being imported to the UK will carry higher oxidation levels and, therefore, offer fewer benefits to human health, the head of a leading branded product has claimed.

Piston pumps help to move high viscosity foods

Piston pumps help to move high viscosity foods

Transferring high viscosity creams, pastes and gels which do not flow readily, such as peanut butter and yeast extracts, present unique challenges across many food process applications.

Same mouthfeel, no palm oil

Bakels rethinks palm oil

The introduction of the Food Information for Consumers Regulation (FIR) in December 2014 will mean food and drink businesses will have to identify the source of the vegetable oils they use in their products.

Big freeze helps slash sat fat

Big freeze helps slash sat fat

By Elaine Watson

A collaborative project exploring new applications for cryo crystallisation is being launched this summer after it emerged that the technique could...

Lion goes into AAK

Lion goes into AAK

Hull-based oils and fats supplier AAK UK has increased its presence in the speciality oils and dressings market with the acquisition of the wet...


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