tech & innovation

22 Aug 2023
--- UK-based soft drinks manufacturer Britvic is installing a Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) heat recovery system at its Beckton site in London, where the company produces 2,000 drinks per minute, including popular beverages... Read More
15 Aug 2023
--- Quorn is the first meat-free brand to leverage NaviLens technology in the development of two new options to its frozen range; Tomato & Mozzarella Escalopes and Mini Vegan Sausage Rolls. The “revolutionary... Read More
15 May 2023
--- Metsä Board and Finnish circular economy company, Soilfood are reusing fiber waste to improve soil quality by recycling wood fiber nutrients back into soil, which stores the fiber wood carbon. Soilfood produces... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Antares Vision Group is highlighting its Microwave technology for detecting foreign objects in F&B products to ensure food safety at Interpack 2023 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The Microwave was jointly developed with... Read More
28 Mar 2023
--- ClearBags is reviewing this year’s spring packaging to discuss color themes and facilitated packaging usage. Spring packaging includes items like themed and shaped pouches, simple box bottoms and daily flap seal bags... Read More
15 Dec 2022
--- BASF and StePac are partnering to develop environmentally sustainable packaging to extend the shelf life of fresh produce. BASF is supplying StePac with its Ultramid Ccycled, a chemically recycled polyamide six, while StePac... Read More
16 Nov 2022
--- Tetra Pak is collaborating with food technology incubator Fresh Start to help burgeoning businesses in Israel develop food and food packaging solutions to combat some of the challenges facing the global food systems.The... Read More
25 Oct 2022
--- Food system innovator Apeel has unveiled a food imaging technology that can instantly determine the ripeness of avocados without harming or degrading the produce item. The company achieved this by combining machine learning... Read More
17 Oct 2022
--- Architect Pavels Liepins has designed the Inxect Suit, an ecosystem generated by human body heat where mealworms consume toxic plastic waste. The suit is made from a low-carbon wearable plastic with a dome-shaped terrarium... Read More
10 Oct 2022
--- Nadeera, a United Arab Emirates-based startup, has won PepsiCo’s first Greenhouse Accelerator Program: Middle East North Africa (MENA) Sustainability Edition, receiving a US$100,000 grant. The winner was announced at... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Swiss equipment manufacturer Bühler is showcasing its latest digital service, branded MontBlanc, which measures and recommends to beer producers the appropriate fan speed for kilning their barley. The technology is on... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
21 Jul 2022
--- UK supermarket shoppers have been shocked to discover security tagging on cheese, butter and other packaged foods as inflation takes product prices to record highs. While major retailers have denied that the additional... Read More
04 Jul 2022
--- A new study by Cornell University, US, has found that consumers are willing to support QR codes to better understand how long milk is safe to consume. The researchers say this solution could eradicate the need for... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- Tetra Pak has announced a host of new research collaborations and programs to further accelerate efforts to address global food systems challenges. The initiative is part of the company’s drive to nurture an... Read More
02 Jun 2022
--- Tetra Pak is partnering with cell-free biomanufacturing processes developer EnginZyme to bring environmentally sustainable and economically sound nutrition and food waste solutions to the food and beverage industry. As a... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Behn + Bates introduced a new zero-hunger concept at Anuga FoodTec 2022 that uses waste-preventing filling machines and long-life packaging to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. Jonas... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Dutch cheese processor Groba is currently showcasing its cheese shredding line equipped with vision technology at Anuga FoodTec 2022. A new innovation on display is a compact unit that can be placed in the shredder to detect... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Multivac is presenting a new compact and fully automatic traysealer for food, supermarkets and large kitchen applications at the ongoing Anuga FoodTec 2022 trade show in Cologne, Germany. Michael Wolters, a product... Read More
07 Apr 2022
--- Chipotle Mexican Grill is testing radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to enhance its traceability and inventory systems at its Chicago, US, distribution center and approximately 200 restaurants in the greater... Read More