Will Gluten-Free Ever Turn Mainstream In Asia Pacific?

Gluten-free bakery is still a niche market in most Asia Pacific markets—with the noticeable exception of Australia and New Zealand. But, as gluten-free bakery products…

Great Fillings Create Those Special Chocolate Moments

Consumer tastes may differ, but indulgence and excitement are always at the heart of confectionery favorites—preferably with a healthier, more natural profile. By Marco Oomen,…

The Benefits Of High-Speed Mixing

High-speed mixing is a technique rapidly increasing in popularity in the baking industry. Speed is the key to a number of fundamental advantages which lead…

Taking The Heat: Grease-Free Bearings In Baking

Subjecting bearings to high temperatures and high levels of humidity increases maintenance requirements and costs. Also, limitations of available grease technology do not permit an…

Pastries: Global Delicacies Without Borders

Ahead of Asia Pastry Week at Food&Hotel Asia, APFI speaks to the founder and director of the Asian Pastry Cup, Chef Vincent Bourdin, regarding his…

Balancing Quality And Profitability In Powder Handling

The key to sustained success can be summarised as “quality with profitability” but the manufacturing and consumer landscape is changing so rapidly that achieving these…

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…

Keeping Up With Confectionery Demand

  Confectionery has always been popular among consumers and will likely continue to be. How can manufacturers maximise productivity with flexible gummy and jelly processing…

The Versatile, Adaptable Tweedy Mixer

  The range of Tweedy mixers can help all bakery manufacturers improve their production efficiency while saving costs and maintaining safety. By Keith Graham, marketing…

Dense Phase Conveying For Safe, Efficient And Gentle Transfer

In many sectors of the food industry, food ingredients often require to be transferred in bulk throughout the process. With different methods of pneumatic conveying…

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Dispersing Powdered Ingredients—Uniform Blending Is Key

Powdered ingredients are widely used in the manufacture of food products. The use of the right mixing equipment is key to not only prevent lumping,…

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Issues In Food & Feed Extrusion

Gordon Young, Food Industry Engineering, Australia, and Dennis Forte, Dennis Forte & Associates, Australia discuss aspects of food and feed extrusion, and how they relate…

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Gaining An Edge In Bakery

Bakeries and cafes are becoming more popular in Asia, as are their baked products and pastries. How can manufacturers continue appealing to consumers and gain…

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Kneading For The Future

Kneading techniques are an essential basic element of baking, and with the increasing consumer demand for bakery products, manufacturers need to produce these in faster…

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Case-Study: Reducing Inventory Whilst Maintaining Lead Times

Dealing with increasing standards and regulations, the need for high hygiene levels and the handling of allergens is key for food processing companies today. The…

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Handling Powder And Granulated Ingredients Gently

Producers working with powder handling applications require a conveying solution that is gentle on fragile ingredients. Vacuum dense-phase pneumatic conveying is designed to offer a…

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Just What You Knead To Save Dough

A mass production bakery comes with the challenge of needing to monitor multiple processes, and often simultaneously. Wireless technology can help bakers act as their…

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High Speed Mixing, Your Baking Fix

High output bakeries depend highly on their mixers as these ultimately determine the quality of their bread products. High-speed mixers are an economical solution for…

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Improving Manufacturing Flexibility

The increasingly complex and challenging recipes that consumers demand for today mean manufacturers need to adapt in order to survive. How can manufacturers improve their…

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Picking For The Right Mix

The right equipment will always provide added benefits for any food manufacturer, especially those who might have specific needs and applications, such as mixing. How…