Rethinking Food Safety In Dairy

Consumer demand and current market conditions are pushing the industry to dig deep to deliver improved product quality and safety for customers across all food and beverage sectors, including dairy. By Samantha Wong, food technology specialist. Plagued by major product recalls and health scares in recent years, the food and…

All-Seeing X-Ray Is Quality’s Best Friend

X-ray inspection technology’s wide capabilities and flexibility can play a major role in delivering high quality products that enhance and protect brand reputation, says Ciaran Murphy, quality control business manager, Ishida Europe. Brand reputation is hard won and easily lost. Companies invest a great deal of time and effort in…

Achieving Perfect Slicing In Cooked Meat And Sausages

All food processing companies aim to optimise every operation in the factory. Here, Norbert Brunnquell, senior product manager slicing & loading from GEA, looks at the factors that contribute to designing an efficient slicing line, suggests the key considerations for manufacturers when they select slicing technology, and touches upon the…

Chinese Infant Formula Market Focuses On High-Quality Ingredients

Demand for infant formula in China is increasing, providing an opportune market for manufacturers. Governed by strict new regulations and increasing consumer demand for safe and beneficial ingredients, manufacturers should look to high-quality ingredients. By Dr Sigalit Zchut, chief scientist, Advanced Lipids If you had to name the point when…

Pushing Puff Pastry Margarine Performance

  If there were ever a competitive sport for margarines, puff pastry margarines would be the elite athletes—powerful, flexible and able to perform almost on command, delivering a top-quality result every time. But keeping up with competition would mean making the most of new practices and technologies. What factors drive…

Get An Appetite For Food Processing & Handling Challenges

  Handling powders and sticky ingredients are all part and parcel of food processing. Barry Walmsley, product manager, and Norihiko Shigetani, deputy general manager of Hosokawa Micron discuss common challenges with these and the opportunities that processors can capitalise on.

The Role Of Natural Antioxidants In The Protection Of Food

  Placed correctly, natural antioxidants in food systems can maintain the highest possible quality of the food. David Prime, global product manager protection, Vitablend UK, explains what food technicians need to consider when making their choice of antioxidants, and which role the natural antioxidants play in today’s food systems.
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