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Move to end-of-line testing reduces waste


Premier Foods, Knighton – part of the Premier Foods group – blends, processes and packs powdered food and drink products such as custard, dried skimme...

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Meat producer reduces CO2 and energy costs with latest compressor technology


As a member of Origin Green, the Irish Food Board (Bord Bia) Sustainable Food Production Programme, ABP Slaney, an Irish beef-producing business, want...

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Direct steam technology expands production capacity


An Israeli dairy producer has expanded its production capacity for plant-based drinks with the installation of a pasteuriser as part of a new producti...

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A sweet robotic weighing solution


Agrana Fruit produces fruit preparations for the dairy market (yoghurt with fruit), ice cream and out-of-home catering. It wanted to increase levels o...

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A ricotta pumping solution


Find out how a traditional Italian manufacturer of ricotta cheese is moving product around its plant gently and hygienically, without affecting its di...

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Robot-enabled desert decoration system


There has been a noticable increase in interest in the use of robotics for food and beverage production and packaging applications, primarily to reduc...

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Cutting bakery costs with a water scoring solution


The Viena Bakery in Spain has invested in a water scoring solution to help it deliver enhanced product quality and reduce labour costs. ...

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Flexible coding solution reduces label printing errors


In a bid to reduce downtime caused by inefficient legacy coding equipment, Whitby Seafoods commissioned a Thermal Transfer Overprinter (TTO) and Print...

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Dual lane checkweigher and twin aperture metal detector doubles down on waste


Fortress Technology has custom-engineered a twin aperture metal detector and dual lane Raptor checkweigher to offer a space-saving product inspection ...

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Improving safety and quality with X-rays


Find out how an X-ray machine has improved safety and quality of dried fruit and vegetable snacks without affecting productivity. ...

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Roller chain upgrade reduces costs for pizza making operation


For one pizza manufacturer based in France, a new roller chain has proven to be key to drive the plant’s conveyor that moves packaged product to a fin...

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Case packer extends capabilities for berry specialist


The first installed Proseal CP3 automatic case packing system – at Angus Soft Fruits – has now handled over 8 million trays since it started operation...

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Viability of Digital Deposit Return Schemes trialled with Ocado


Recycling technology company, Polytag, and Ocado Retail have announced a world-first trial to test the viability of a Digital Deposit Return Scheme (D...

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SCADA benefits


Melissa Topp highlights some of the benefits of SCADA solutions for the food and beverage industry. ...

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Product labelling: going 2D for greater transparency


Rob Ellinor explores the challenges faced by brands when it comes to managing the demands of the eco-conscious consumer and highlights the role that v...

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Danish Crown to invest in new UK bacon factory


Danish Crown has announced a major investment in a new processing facility in Rochdale, to offer high-quality, traceable pork products produced in a m...

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Dual energy x-rays gain traction


Gareth Jones offers his thoughts on the next big technology development for product inspection equipment in food processing applications. ...

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Reducing costs with product inspection technologies


Rob Rogers outlines the ways that modern product inspection technology can help beat production cost increases. ...