The Advent Of Checkweighers In Production Environments

Joerg Sturhan, Sales Director of Bizerba South East Asia, explains the concept of ‘My Bizerba’ and the company’s dedication to addressing the global trend for customised total solutions. Beijing in winter time: You are hungry and want to have a quick bite, so you stop at the hawker around the…

Keeping Up With Asia Pacific’s Food Processing Trends

Ricky Ong, sales manager in Asia for Heat and Control, shares with APFI regarding Asia Pacific’s latest trends in the food processing sector. The food processing industry is constantly evolving, as new advancements in technology with industry 4.0, green manufacturing, cost savings by using single-source suppliers, changes in consumer tastes…

Flexible Solutions For Tough Problems

What are the solutions available for conveyor belt repair? By Alice Jucquois, marketing executive, Belzona Polymerics Limited. Conveyor belts are an integral part and paramount to the operation in almost all production companies in the food and drink industry. The food and drink industry uses different types of conveyors for…

Understanding Trends In Food Processing

Ricky Ong, sales manager—Asia, Heat and Control, talks about four ways the food processing industry is evolving and what food processors should take note of in the coming year.

Slicing Off Costs While Ensuring Quality

Slicers are used for a variety of meat products, such as fresh meat, sausages, ham, and bacon. In order to achieve desired performance, it is essential to choose a slicer with the right features. Ng Hua, managing director, Zinnia Packaging (S) Private Limited, discusses the trends, available options, and how…

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…

5 Considerations For Selecting Lubricants In Food Processing

Food safety awareness has evolved significantly over recent decades, shifting the focus towards the ingredients and processes used to make foods and beverages. To produce quality products that are safe, the lubricants used in machinery throughout food processing facilities are critical. By Michael Davis, brand & marketing specialist; Amy Shifflett,…

It’s Your Company Line, We Help Keep It Moving

  To keep processing lines moving at peak productivity, conveyor lines need to be clean, sanitised and free of product carryback. By Flexco   In today’s daily production, keeping processing lines moving at peak productivity can be a challenging task for food manufacturers to keep up with the consumers health…

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.
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