Modified Atmosphere

Air Products UK and Ireland has experimented with combining MAP with freezing


Modified atmosphere and cryogenic freezing

By Neil Hansford

Neil Hansford, Air Products UK and Ireland Freshline Applications product line manager, discusses the potential of combining cryogenic freezing with existing modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) tech to ensure good standards and quality for food products....

Ishida adds leak detector to its range of kit

Ishida adds leak detector to its range of kit

A new leak detector for fresh foods was unveiled by Ishida Europe at the Processing and Packaging Machinery Association show, which was staged at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham earlier this month.

Energy saving latest on offer at Foodex

Heat sealer handles flexible tray formats

A brand new tray sealer and the latest in energy saving systems will be highlights of the Proseal stand at Foodex. For the first time in the UK, the heat sealing specialist will show its new GT5 tray sealer, which in twin configuration can achieve in...

Wraps provide a convenient sandwich alternative

Fresh and ready...

By Lynda Searby

Lynda Searby looks at the balance between sandwich freshness and availability in store

'The pack plays nicely in the premium space'

Get ready for the new board tray

By Paul Gander

Planned in-store trials of a new board tray design will show how the material can support differentiation and growth in the ready meals market, according to supplier Meadwestvaco (MWV).

The new QX–775–Flex tray sealer delivered both more efficient work rates and easier operation, claimed Ishida

Ishida launches tray sealer and check-weigher

By Mike Stones

A new tray sealer and check-weigher range from Ishida Europe, launched recently at the Anuga FoodTec show in Germany, will help manufacturers boost efficiency and throughput, claims the firm.

Mould breaker

Mould breaker

By Andrew Williams

With the growth in popularity of speciality breads, cheesy loaves are flying off the shelves. Alas, not all of those tangy toppings are intentional. Or, so say the UK's leading food research bodies, which are seeing the incidence of moulds in bakery...

Tray sealing system

Tray sealing system

AEW Delford Systems' TS250 modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) tray sealer has been designed for fresh produce, meat, fish and ready meals.A range of...