All eyes on Dutch, wine, ingredients pavilions
The fourth edition of Food&Bev Tech is slated to start on April 25, 2012, at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon (East), Mumbai. The event, organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)'s Food and Agriculture Centre of Excellence (FACE), will go on for three days.
Advanced tech in food preservation with safety features
In a world driven by innovation, novel non-thermal food safety intervention technologies are gaining ground.
Membranes for milk processing - Whey protein concentrate
Whey, a by-product of cheese-making, is now becoming increasingly popular as a source of highly functional, highly nutritional ingredients in dairy and food formulations. The benefits of consuming whey proteins, sugars, phospholipids and minerals are not new but the science to support them is now finally becoming available, as is the technology to isolate and purify the most functional and bio-ava
Small harvesters maximising farm processes
Claas India, an agricultural machinery manufacturer with parent company in Germany, is now offering small harvesters advanced technology to maximise farm processes.
Blister packaging: Advantage manufacturers
You generally know you have purchased a product encased in blister packaging when you are unable to open your purchase without the use of heavy scissors or a sharp knife. While blister packaging may be the bane of consumers, it has become a favourite of manufacturers.
“We are looking at 60% rise in basic chicken processing”
Godrej Tyson Foods Ltd, a poultry and vegetarian products manufacturer and marketer, is a joint venture between Godrej Agrovet Ltd and Tyson Foods Inc. The venture combines Godrej’s supply chain and brands with Tyson Foods’ expertise in processing and product development.
Status and prospects of Indian meat industry
The contribution of livestock sector to the food basket in the form of milk, eggs and meat has been immense in fulfilling the animal protein requirement of ever-growing human population. The livestock sector is an important component of Indian agriculture.
“Dairy sales to reach Rs 5.1 trillion by ‘16”
Pride of Cows, part of Bhagyalaxmi Dairy Farm (P) Ltd, was launched in July 2011. The unique F2H (Farm to Home) initiative allows customers access to milk which is produced without human interference using state-of-the-art technology and global best practices.
Finest brew and blend
The demand for premium teas in the country is growing at a rate close to 20% but it’s hard to determine the exact percentage as the unorganised retail sector is fairly large.
Cognex’s OCRMax, tool for OCR, OCV apps
Cognex Corporation, one of the world's leading suppliers of machine vision systems, has introduced OCRMax, a new tool for optical character recognition (OCR) and verification (OCV) applications that gives Cognex vision systems and vision software the power to achieve the highest read rates while keeping misreads to a minimum.
Nichrome’s Filpack Servo 10K, milk packaging machine
Nichrome, one of the pioneers in flexible packaging in India, has introduced the Filpack Servo 10K, a machine for packaging milk and other liquids in pouches at high speeds. It is a mechanical double-head machine equipped with touch-screen HMI and PLC.
HRS’s ParaDice solution
The food processing sector, which encompasses a whole range of products including fruit and beverages, is witnessing changes as never before. Changing consumer preferences, coupled with a globalised economy, are creating a pressure pot where value-added products are the need of the hour to survive and grow in this competitive world.
PerkinElmer launches spectrometer to gauge TFA in oils
Higher yields as well as increasing margins are key economical factors to be addressed in today’s growing edible oil market. Safety and product quality, as well as new regulations, require more information during the processing of oils.