Eagle Offers a Virtual Poultry Show to Demonstrate New Technologies

eaglepiAt a time when many industry events are cancelled or postponed, Eagle Product Inspection is hosting its first-ever online trade show for poultry processors. “The purpose of our Virtual Poultry Show is to share new technologies, provide insights on food safety and quality solutions and answer questions in a way that is convenient and helpful for poultry companies,” explains Christy Draus, Marketing Manager for Eagle.

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EU veggie 'burger' ban challenged across Europe Petition launched by ProVeg International exceeds 100,000 signatures

provegThe European Parliament's proposal to ban the use of names such as 'burger' and 'sausage', as well as descriptive terms such as 'yoghurt-style' and 'cheese alternative', from being used on vegetarian and vegan products is being widely challenged across Europe, with a petition to stop the ban now exceeding 100,000 signatures.

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Hans Heppner appointed new Managing Director of Sales at Inotec GmbH

handtmannHans Heppner will join Inotec GmbH on 1st October as Managing Director of Sales, thereby succeeding Adrien Dessert, who will retire at the end of the year 2020. The Reutlingen-based company Inotec has been part of the Handtmann Group of Companies since January of this year.

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GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions – User-Friendly App Available Now

globalgapBrowse through GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions on smart device

GLOBALG.A.P. announces the launch of their new app GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions. It has been available to download from app stores since 24 July. The app, available for both Android and IOS devices, showcases the products and services that GLOBALG.A.P. has to offer. GLOBALG.A.P. Solutions is available in English and Spanish.

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WELTEC BIOPOWER Builds 7-MW Biogas Plant Near Seoul

weltecPlant in South Korea to Produce Heat from Food Waste

In autumn 2020, WELTEC BIOPOWER starts building a biogas plant in South Korea. The plant is being set up in the province of Gyeonggi-do, some 60 km north of Seoul, and will transform biogas into heat in an integrated gas boiler. As early as spring 2021, the seven megawatt plant is to go live and digest up to 93,000 tons of food waste a year, some of which will also come from local households.

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Ishida live event series provides valuable engagement with customers

ishida logoA special series of live webinars, hosted by Ishida Europe, will highlight some of the latest automation opportunities and discuss current trends in the food industry, including the specific challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Entitled ‘Automate Production, Enhance Productivity’, four separate webinars will take place throughout the autumn, each one focusing on a particular area of Ishida expertise and technology – fresh food packing, weighing; inspection; and snacks packing.

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Poultry Quarterly Q4 2020: The Challenge of Balancing Volatile Markets

rabobankFor global poultry producers, balancing local supply with volatile demand will be the big challenge.

Moving through Q4 2020 and into 2021, the global poultry industry will operate in a volatile market context, with ongoing pressure coming from foodservice and wholesale markets. Possible new waves of Covid-19 will add to the market ups and downs, and the impact of a deep economic crisis will make markets more price-driven.

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Ishida Solutions supports Danish Crown’s China expansion

ishida logoIshida Europe has designed and installed a series of bespoke packing lines for specialist meat producer Danish Crown’s new greenfield factory in China.

Working in close partnership with the customer, Ishida has supplied its own and ancillary equipment for the four lines, which are handling a variety of products including minced and diced pork, ribs and steaks, as well as quality control for thermoformed packs of pork. The factory is now in operation and will have a capacity for 14,000 tonnes of meat to be processed and packed each year when it is up to full speed.

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