Food processing

Meat Sector Welcomes Announcement of Food Processing’s T Level Module | News

The meat sector welcomed government plans to introduce a food processing module into a T-level course, but asked that more be done to alleviate existing and future labor shortages. As part of an announcement last week that £50m would be invested in English colleges, schools and sixth grade schools in 2022 to improve and expand […]

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Creating compostable food packaging that still prevents grease infiltration

Paper cups, cartons and food wraps may seem biodegradable, but many contain a plastic coating that cannot be composted. Although durable, plastic-free paper products are available, they often let grease and oil through, weakening the paper and creating a mess. Today, scientists report that they have developed a degradable polymer coating that can block this […]

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Food processing level to be raised by just 10pc now: minister

Food Processing Minister Pashupati Kumar Paras on Friday insisted on increasing the level of processing in India from the current 10 percent to increase farmers’ incomes. Addressing a virtual conference organized by industry body Assocham, the minister stressed that the agribusiness industry has always been the “growth engine of the Indian economy”. “India’s food processing […]

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7 top food tech trends dominating 2021; A brief overview

Technology and food may seem like an unlikely combination. But the benefits of pairing the two may surprise you. Advances in health, the variety of products available, and sustainability are gaining momentum as science and food intersect. Similar to how your tastes and food preferences change throughout your life. The same goes for the systems […]

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Food manufacturers can use technology to lead the way in reducing food waste

(Image by ElasticComputeFarm from Pixabay) the United Nations Environment Program Food Waste Index found that more than 900 million tonnes of food is thrown away each year, with household food waste accounting for 60% of this total. Responsible for 24% of greenhouse gas emissions, the the global food system is one of the biggest contributors […]

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Scoular starts a $12 million marine protein factory

OMAHA, NEB. – Scoular announced that it has opened a new 14,400 square foot marine protein processing facility in Warrenton, Ore. The $12 million project is a joint venture with Da Yang Seafoods and Bornstein Seafoods and “will create a larger supply base for our pet food and aquaculture customers,” according to Scoular. “Scoular has […]

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Fire Safety in Food Processing Facilities

Fire safety is essential in manufacturing. This is especially true in the food industry. As food is processed and packaged, there are many opportunities for fires to break out. In order to minimize the loss of property, inventory and life, basic security measures should be adopted. A comprehensive fire safety response should include risk assessments, […]

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International Trade Fair for Beverage and Liquid Food Technology

International Trade Fair for Beverage and Liquid Food Technology The International Beverage and Liquid Food Technology Exhibition will be organized by Drink Technology India from 02 to 04 December 2021 at Helipad Exhibition Centre, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. It is the country’s prominent platform and marketplace that exhibits the latest brands, products and technologies in the industry. […]

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Manufacturers make PFAS-free food packaging recipe available to everyone

Two American manufacturers have unveiled a new recipe Thursday for PFAS and plastic-free packaging for everything from burgers to salads, in a bid to make takeout more sustainable and safer for consumers. While Zume and Solenis aren’t the first to design a grease-resistant, PFAS-free food container, this is the first time manufacturers have used such […]

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Food Tech Center Creates Hundreds of Jobs

To date, Project Helix has helped create 428 jobs and secure an additional 1,749 positions across Wales, as well as supporting 257 start-ups and 1,010 new products developed. Managed by Food Innovation Wales, the Welsh Government and EU-funded project provides eligible businesses with access to a range of expertise to help them grow and succeed […]

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Anglesey food tech center key to creating hundreds of new jobs

HUNDREDS of new jobs have been created in the Welsh food and drink industry. The Llangefni Food Technology Center has played a key role in job creation. The site, which works with a wide range of businesses from start-ups to national companies, is part of the HELIX project in partnership with two other Wales food […]

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PFAS intentionally used to make plastic food packaging

Tom Neltner, Director of Chemicals Policy; Maricel Maffini, consultant; and Tom Bruton of the Green Science Policy Institute Since 2002, the FDA has authorized the use of four types of perfluorinated and polyfluorinated alkylated substances (PFAS) to make plastic food packaging, including one as recently as 2016. PFAS are permitted in plastic at levels ranging […]

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Rowan County ranks 7th nationally in food processing

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Business Facilities magazine, a leading source of business information for national economic development site selection professionals, has for the first time ranked Rowan County among the top 10 metropolitan areas of America for food processing sites. According to a Rowan EDC press release, Rowan County earned the No. 7 ranking […]

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Small food manufacturers selected for Lidl’s Kickstart program

Posted on August 11, 2021 As part of the retailer’s supplier development programme, food and drink producers across Ireland will display their products in 210 Lidl stores. The program focuses on small and medium-sized businesses, with the main objective of helping these businesses grow in a number of key areas, including brand development, customer outreach, […]

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INI status increases the value of food technology institutes

With the adoption of the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill of 2021 and the subsequent status of institutions of national importance (INI) granted to two food technology institutes, the research standards and quality of education should be comparable to those of global institutions. . The bill was passed unanimously by the […]

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National food technology | Odisha News | Latest Odisha News

New Delhi: There are two National Food Technology Institutes (NFTs) operating under the administrative control of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, namely; National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM), Kundli, Haryana and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (IIFPT) in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. The two Institutes were able to achieve the objectives […]