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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2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor Now Being Built at Dorner Europe's Jülich, Germany, Location; Faster Delivery Throughout Region

dornerDorner GmbH continues product expansion by adding the 2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyor to its portfolio of conveyor platforms being manufactured in Jülich, Germany. Dorner ( is an industry leader in the design, application, manufacturing and integration of precision industrial and sanitary conveyor systems.

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Hugo Beck launches new website

hugobeckHugo Beck has launched a new website to provide an enhanced user-friendly experience that reflects its expertise in providing packaging machine solutions and services across a wide variety of industries and applications.

The website - - has a completely new design and contains the latest information on all aspects of the company’s horizontal film and paper packaging machines.

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Five Companies at the Forefront of the Cultured Meat Revolution, Finds IDTechEx Research

idtechexCultured meat products, meat-like products grown in a lab from cells extracted from animals without requiring the animals to be slaughtered, could allow to world to continue eating meat without the environmental and ethical issues that surround the conventional meat industry. Over the last few years, start-ups around the world have been racing to bring the first cultured meat products to market. This article explores five companies at the forefront of the cultured meat revolution, based on analysis from the recent IDTechEx Research report, “Plant-based and Cultured Meat 2020-2030”.

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Tyson Foods Becomes First U.S. Food Company to Verify Sustainable Cattle Production Practices at Scale

tysonfoodsCompany to work with cattle ranchers in largest beef transparency program in the U.S.

Tyson Foods today announced its work to verify sustainable beef production practices on more than 5 million acres of cattle grazing land in the U.S. This would be the largest known beef transparency program in the U.S., and part of Tyson Foods’ focus on sustainably feeding the world while taking care of people, the planet and animals.

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Cabinplant opens new production facilities

cabinplant- Follows strong financial results

Cabinplant, innovative and global supplier of tailor-made processing solutions for the food industry, opens a new factory. This will increase the production area by 50 percent at their facilities in Haarby, Denmark. The investment follows a record financial result for 2019.

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