Essentia video celebrates 30 years of Drinde™

essentiapngIngredients specialist Essentia Protein Solutions has launched a new video to mark 30 years of its successful Drinde™ functional pork protein brand.

Titled ‘The story of Drinde™,’ the new video goes behind the scenes to explain what Drinde™ is, how it is made from 100 per cent natural pork and why it is a convenient meat ingredient for food manufacturers and processors.

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Strong Chicken Demand Prompts Tyson Foods to Expand Production

tysonfoodsIn response to strong consumer demand for chicken, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) today announced plans to build a $320 million poultry complex in eastern Kansas.

The company will construct a processing plant, hatchery and feed mill near the city of Tonganoxie, in Leavenworth County, which will employ approximately 1,600 people and contract with northeast Kansas farmers and ranchers to raise chickens. The operation, currently scheduled to begin production in mid-2019, will produce pre-packaged trays of fresh chicken for retail grocery stores nationwide.

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Automation Takes Centre Stage As Gulfood Manufacturing Returns For Four-Midable Edition with End-To-End Food Industry Solutions

gulfoodmanufacturing 2017With Industry 4.0 movement to drive USD 17 billion annual revenue growth across Middle East industry and manufacturing sectors by 2021, automation will be a key focus at the food manufacturing trade show among other latest F&B production innovations

As the rise of robots gathers pace across global industries, Gulfood Manufacturing, the Middle East’s biggest ingredients, processing, packaging, and logistics exhibition, will shine the spotlight on how automation is revolutionising the world’s food supply chain when it returns for its fourth edition at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) this 31 October to 2 November, 2017.

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Yamato to Launch New Mid-Range Multihead Weigher at PPMA

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh UK will be launching its innovative new mid-range multihead weighing machine at the PPMA in Birmingham this month. The new Dataweigh EPSILON is designed specifically for the cost-effective weighing and packaging of loose products.

The EPSILON automatic weighing machine range will take pride of place on the Yamato stand B14, Hall 5, at the Birmingham NEC from 26-28 September.

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Handtmann invests € 7 million in a second customer centre

handtmannClear focus on customer needs
Today, companies in the food production industry in general and in the meat processing sector in particular have to face complex challenges. Innovation pressure is competing with cost pressure. Is it better to place an emphasis on product innovations or on cost-effective mono-production? Changed consumer behaviour and a rising demand for convenience and trend products make long-term planning more difficult. The consumer is demanding and highly quality-conscious, while also being extremely price-oriented. Furthermore, globalisation is resulting in strong competition for market share, to name just a few of today’s challenges. Handtmann is the partner for combating them with modern technology and service solutions. On-site at the customer or in the customer centres at the Biberach plant.

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LINPAC Makes Significant Investment in New Energy-Efficient Cooling System at UK Headquarters

linpacblLeading fresh food packaging manufacturer, LINPAC, has invested over £320k in a state-of-the-art outside chill plant at its West Yorkshire headquarters to bring its UK cooling system in line with the European standards of LINPAC Group.

The new system, which replaces three existing evaporating cooling towers at the site, will run at a low ambient temperature for optimum energy efficiency and completely removes the risk of legionella bacteria formation on site.

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Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-Tech, High-Touch Animal Welfare Program

tysonfoodsCompany leads with industry’s most extensive video monitoring program, animal well-being specialists, and controlled atmosphere stunning

As part of its focus on sustainable food production, Tyson Foods (NYSE:TSN) has launched a broad, new animal well-being initiative that combines the latest technology with high-touch monitoring and training to improve the care of chickens.

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European Bioplastics elects new Board – François de Bie confirmed as Chairman

european bioplasticsEuropean Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the interests of the bioplastics industry in Europe, has elected a new Board on 21 June 2017 to serve a two-year term. In a clear vote of confidence, the General Assembly of EUBP affirmed the strategic direction set by the previous Board and re-elected François de Bie (Total Corbion PLA) as Chairman of the Board for a third term. Mariagiovanna Vetere (NatureWorks) and Henri Colens (Braskem) have been designated as Vice Chairpersons.

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