Just when the Japanese food industry appeared to be settling down
after a period dogged with food scares and consumer fears, the
industry was stung on Friday by another quality-control scandal
when the government accused a company...
As one of Europe's leading and most innovative suppliers of
packaging and processing machinery for the food industry, the IWKA
Group of companies has been built on a philosophy to provide
tailor-made solutions. This outlook has...
In the US, IGEN International has said that it will be introducing
its new Intelligent System at the annual meeting of the
International Association for Food Protection, being held in San
All systems are go in the European beverage packaging segment
currently. Over the past few months a series of consolidations and
divestments has redefined the industry, as the largest players
fight for a bigger share of the market,...
In its 100-plus years in business, US-based packaging supplier
Crown Cork and Seal has built up a reputation to become one of the
world's leading names for innovation in food and beverage
packaging. These days it is responsible...
Nestle FoodServices, a division of Nestle USA, has invested in, and
will become a member of, the EFS electronic supply chain network.
In addition, Allan Lutz, president, Nestle USA FoodServices
Division, will occupy an observer seat...
Workers in the food-flavouring manufacturing industry may be at
risk of developing an irreversible type of damage to the lungs,
according to a study presented the American Thoracic Society
International Conference in Atlanta
With 25 years of engineering and development work under his belt
Jim Schak has become such an authority on food drying technology
that he lectures on the subject at university. Here he discusses
the latest trend towards two-stage...
Temperature, air quality, dampness and noise are some of the causes
of the high number of sick days in the seafood processing industry.
The results of a three-year survey of the northern Norway's
processing industry by the University...
Consumer concern in South Africa about the potential seeping of
harmful compounds from PVC plastic into the food which it is
wrapped around has prompted a shake-up in the country's leading
plastics packaging group, Astrapak,...