Intelligent sensor solutions for level, temperature, flow, and pressure measurement are needed to meet the stringent requirements for safety and hygiene in the beverage and food industry. By Michele Savino, product manager for fluid sensors, Alexander Schumacher, product manager for level sensors, and Ralf Kühnemund, product manager for pressure and temperature measurement technology, Sick AG

Nine out of ten consumers believe food companies have a responsibility in ensuring consumers have a healthy diet, according to public relations agency Ingredient Communications.

The expansion will see the ingredient manufacturer Puratos Taiwan bringing more quality and value-added ingredients to customers in the country.

Food ingredients Asia China will be co-located alongside ProPak China at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) in July 2018.

The global antimicrobial packaging market is expected to rise to US$11.9 billion by the end of 2024, according to Transparency Market Research.

The global low intensity sweeteners market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.8 percent between 2017 and 2025, according to Transparency Market Research.

Steridose has launched its Sanimixer magnetic coupled mixer product line. The line comes with tank volumes ranging from 80 litres to 40,000 litres, depending on viscosity and desired mixing performance.

The mixer is installed safely in the bottom of the tank. This eliminates the overhead space needed for top-mounted mixers and enhances the capacity to mix at minimal liquid levels, and while emptying the tank, mixing to the last drop.

All process contact metal parts are stainless steel with a 32 micro-inch surface finish, allowing for better cleanability. Tungsten carbide bearings keep the mixer running smoothly and offer easier installation. The mixers suit food, beverage, dairy, and cosmetic applications that accentuate its cleanability and sterility functions.

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Company opened a new centre in Sydney, which includes two application laboratories where prototypes for food and beverages can be produced.

PureCircle’s facility expansion will enable increased stevia production for use by food and beverage companies.

With the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) they signed with Singapore’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute), both parties pledge to develop a framework together for continuous learning through masterclasses, refresher courses, site visits and talks.

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