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Food and beverage stockpilers face increasing storage humidity risk

The ongoing impact of the pandemic on the food and beverage sector has left chilled and cold storage areas dangerously over capacity and vulnerable to damage caused by uncontrolled humidity levels, says a moisture control specialist. Widespread disruption to the hospitality and events industry has…

  • 15/02/2021

New crusher allows full juice solutions

The HRS IM Series utilises existing HRS heat exchanger technology to provide energy efficient re-melting … The HRS I Series offers options to de-packs and crush (the IC Series) and melt (IM Series) frozen fruit juice (a process also sometimes known as re-melting) ready for storage or further…

  • 03/02/2021
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Customised flange seals to the highest hygiene standards

Customised flange seal from Freudenberg Sealing Technologies for specific sealing grooves in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. To suit every individual application, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies can offer bespoke flange seals that meet the highest standards in hygiene.

  • 20/10/2020
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Say Halo to the future of digital quality control

While metal detectors are an integral first step in food safety, proper management with regular testing are vital to ensure optimum protection is achieved. To provide food manufacturers with a reliable, accurate and auditable testing procedure, Fortress Technology has unveiled the latest version of…

  • 08/10/2020

Appetite for plant-based milks prompts HRS to launch Direct Steam Injection

Directly injecting steam as a means of sterilising and diluting liquid drink products is a well-established technique for beverages such as plant-based milk products, which are experiencing a boost in popularity. According to a report by Mintel, sales of vegan-friendly, plant-based milks have…

  • 05/10/2020

Bureau Veritas advises hyper vigilance as food sector enters second phase of 'Covid fightback'

Amid a spate of coronavirus outbreaks continuing to sweep through food production sites, Bureau Veritas has stated that hyper vigilance and ongoing pursuit of best-in-class prevention measures are essential as the food industry enters its second phase of pandemic recovery. Earlier this week, it…

  • 15/07/2020

Lloyd’s Register helps create a new standard to tackle plastic waste

Food safety auditing company Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the 3R Initiative to help its members develop a new ‘Project Standard’, designed to tackle the global issue of plastic waste. The 3R (Reduce, Recover and Recycle) Initiative was founded in 2019 by sustainable standard…

  • 03/03/2020

GEA’s expertise can help food industry overcome the chill factor

Global warming could send a chill factor through food manufacturers and cold storage businesses using refrigerants in the UK if they are not prepared for latest European legislation coming into force on 1st January 2020. GEA, a specialist in food processing, packaging and refrigeration systems…

  • 18/09/2019

Food date confusion and traceability - what can food manufacturers do to reduce food waste?

The UK contributes to seven million tonnes of safe to eat food waste, with the average household in the UK spending £700 a year on wasted food. The leading cause of this is confusion to what date labels on products actually mean. Each supermarket and brand of product uses different labelling…

  • 22/07/2019

Loma explains how incorporating functional 'fail-safes' in inspection equipment improves food safety

Loma Systems (www.loma.com) is stressing the importance of incorporating functional fail-safe measures into metal detectors, checkweighers and X-ray inspection equipment typically installed at Critical Control Points (CCP) in food manufacturing facilities. The company’s innovative fail-safe…

  • 26/06/2019