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Next-generation X-ray camera


Deep Detection S.L has secured €1 million funding to launch its PhotoAI technology – a next-generation X-ray camera with deep learning capability for...

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Customised weighing and filling system for diced meat


An automated packing line for sticky diced meat, which incorporates two Ishida 12-head Fresh Food Weighers that combine to operate as four separate ma...

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X-ray support service delivers TCO at less than 3% per annum


Ishida Europe has introduced a complete product offering across its X-ray portfolio that delivers a guaranteed Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of less t...

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Verification system improves label compliance


The Omron V275 series printer-integrated label inspection and barcode verification system helps food manufacturers to more efficiently monitor their p...

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The fastest food combi metal detection system?


The Cerberus Combination Metal Detector and Checkweigher from Sparc Systems is believed to be the fastest food inspection machine on the market today....

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Industry 4.0 capable product inspection management system


Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection has released an updated version of its ProdX product inspection management software. Based on Industry 4.0 principle...

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Identifying MAP packaging problems


In theory Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) offers a solution that prolongs the shelf life of fruit, vegetables and a wide range of food products. H...

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Track-and-trace functionality added to food lines


There is a growing need to provide full traceability of food ingredients and manufacturers of finished products should consider adapting their systems...

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New belt design enhances grader performance


Ishida Europe has enhanced its FLEX-Grader for fresh poultry and meat with the introduction of a high accuracy weighing platform which allows for more...

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Ensuring yogurt quality


X-ray inspection technology has enabled a Greek dairy processor to maximise product safety and brand protection for its range of yogurts. ...

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Drum motor technologies explored


Belt conveyors form the heart of most material handling systems. Drum motors – which are compact drives for belt conveyors – are available in asynchro...

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Oven technology incorporates energy-saving benefits


The latest generation of GEA’s Cookstar oven, designed for the mass production of roasted, breaded and smoked products, also offers cost savings on en...

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Robotic automation can help address the skills gap


An industry such as food & beverage is by default both fast-moving and dynamic, owing to several influencing factors such as consumer demand and d...

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Ensuring the hygiene of food contact cleaning tools and utensils


Debra Smith explains how to determine an effective tool cleaning method and frequency. ...

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Getting the best out of PLCs


PLCs are something of an industry giant, so why is there still apprehension when engineering issues arise? Food Processing investigates....