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International FoodTec Awards 2015

09 February 2015

DLG has announced the winners of the International FoodTec Awards 2015. The prestigious accolades are being awarded to 18 innovations in the international food production and supplier industries – nine will receive the award in gold and nine in silver at a special ceremony at the Trade Fair in Cologne on 24 March 2015. Among the award-winners are companies from Denmark, Canada, the Netherlands, Austria and Germany.

The International FoodTec Awards are organised every three years. The awards are presented by the DLG in conjunction with: the EFFoST (European Federation of Food Science and Technology) and Anuga FoodTec, the 'Fleischwirtschaft' and 'Fleischwirtschaft international' trade journals published by Deutscher Fachverlag, Frankfurt am Main, the European Dairy Magazine and 'Deutsche Milchwirtschaft' trade journals published by Th. Mann, Gelsenkirchen, the 'FOOD Lab - Qualitätsmanagement, Analytik und Nachhaltigkeit' trade journal published by Bücker Fachverlag, Bad Breisig, the DLG-Lebensmittel trade journal published by the DLG-Verlag and the 'Lebensmitteltechnik' trade journal published by LT Food Medien-Verlag, Hamburg.
The Gold Medal winners are:
German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL, Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik) (Quakenbrück/Germany)
High Moisture Extrusion
Fritsch GmbH (Markt Einersheim/Germany)
Multitwist twisting machine
GEA Food Solutions (Bakel/Netherlands)
GEA MultiDrum
Insort GmbH (Kirchberg/Austria)
Sherlock food analyser
Krones AG (Neutraubling/Germany)
Deaeration of fruit juices
Perfo Tec BV (Mijdrecht/Netherlands)
Respiration control system
Sealpac GmbH (Oldenburg/Germany)
Easy Lid
Stadtwerke Murau (Murau municipal utility company) (Murau/Austria)
Transformation of thermal energy systems
VEMAG Maschinenbau GmbH (Verden/Germany)
AML273 meatball loader
The Silver Medal winners are:
ALPMA Alpenland Maschinenbau GmbH (Rott am Inn/Germany)
ALPMA RO HighTS membrane system
Bruker Optik GmbH (Ettlingen/Germany)
MPA/LSM analysis system
Danish Meat Research Institute (Taastrup/Denmark)
3D derinding of pork loin
Döinghaus cutting and more GmbH & Co. KG (Salzkotten/Germany)
Universal Ultrasonic Cutter
Intralox L.L.C. Europe (Amsterdam/Netherlands)
DirectDrive System
K+G Wetter GmbH (Biedenkopf-Breidenstein/Germany)
MW 200 mixer-grinder
Kuchenmeister GmbH (Soest/Germany)
Deodorisation and heat recovery
Linde AG (Pullach/Germany)
CRYOLINE®SI – IQF immersion freezing
Smart Skin Technologies Europe GmbH (Gammelsdorf/Germany/Canada)
Smart Skin Quantifeel©
They will all be on view at the DLG stand at Anuga FoodTec (hall 5.2, D 041).
The panel of international judges
The award winners were selected by a panel of expert international judges representing various disciplines, which included: Professor Emmerich Berghofer (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna/Austria), Professor Michael Gänzle (University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada), Dr Kees de Gooijer (Food & Nutrition Delta, Wageningen/Netherlands), Professor Dietrich Knorr (Technical University of Berlin), Professor Alexander Kolesnov (Moscow State University of Food Production MGUPP/Russia), Professor Horst-Christian Langowski (Fraunhofer Institute for Packaging and Packaging Technology, Freising-Weihenstephan), Professor Helmy T. Omran (Suez Canal University, Ismailia/Egypt), and Professor Achim Stiebing (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences, Lemgo/Germany)

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