What customers and end consumers want is most important in food processing, says Jim Strang, CEO, Asia/Pacific and Europe, Heat and Control. He elaborates on how food processors can meet these wants.

The new positions of customer service and logistics coordinator, project manager and technical support engineer will join the food processing and packaging supplier’s on-the-ground support team in Bangkok, Thailand.

With multiple health benefits and a variety of applications for food and beverage categories, coconut is becoming an increasingly and popularly used ingredient. By Mei Hin Liew, general manager Soya, Tea and Coconut Centre, Tetra Pak

Every so often, new processing technologies emerge to help manufacturers become more productive, efficient, or save costs. What will the future of food technology look like? By Michelle Cheong

Richard Hebel, product manager for fat analysis at eagle product inspection, looks at the role of fat analysis in achieving least cost formulation (LCF).

Staffan Karlsson, global marketing manager for Sandvik Process Systems, explains how the qualities that made steel belts so well-suited to food processing throughout the last century will ensure their continued use in the 21st century too.

The US$175 million loan agreement with IFC, a member from the World Bank Group, will finance Singapore-based Olam International’s four food processing facilities in Nigeria and India.

Avoiding food contamination is one of the primary concerns in the food and beverage industry today. The conveyor belt system is the key location where food ingredients and products are processed and transported. How can manufacturers protect their consumers from being exposed to tainted products, yet increase productivity and sustainability of production lines? By Jerry Loh, sales & marketing manager, Southeast Asia, Flexco

Heat and Control’s WeighBack Weigh Conveyor integrates direct load cell weight measurement and onboard control with gentle horizontal motion conveying to deliver precise mass flow data to processing and seasoning applications or packaging equipment.

Conveyor systems are an integral part of any food manufacturing plant, but they are susceptible to contamination without proper care. Modern design features can help ensure safety and reduce risks for businesses. By Peter Wood, process systems product manager, Key Technology

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