Rheonix has launched an assay for detecting beer spoilage on its recently unveiled platform for food and beverage testing.
Stratasys has collaborated on a project with Italian firm, Argotec, the University of Portland, NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) to create 3D espresso printed cups for space.
SafetyChain Software has said the acquisition of Vigilistics will boost visibility, analytics and data extraction technology.
Sacmi has rebranded its business acquiring a formerly bankrupt company to create what it calls a ‘turnkey winery’.
SensoTech has unveiled a sensor for concentration and density measurement of process liquids.
Newamstar, which works with Nestlé, Danone and Coca-Cola, has partnered with ZWCAD Software Company (ZWSOFT) to purchase over 100 sets of ZW3D software to design packaging and blow molding machines for liquid bottles and mechanical parts.
Filtec has launched AURAtec, a laser-based inspection system that detects pressure inconsistencies in glass and can containers.
True Fresh HPP has installed its third Hiperbaric 525 HPP machine in a 60,000 sq. ft. cold storage facility at Buena Park, California.
Sealed Air Corporation has acquired Tampereen Teollsuussähkö (TTS-Ciptec).
More dairy companies will look to expand into the dairy alternative category to offset flat liquid milk sales and take advantage of the +15% compound annual growth rate witnessed by the plant based dairy alternative category, says consulting and market research company Frost & Sullivan.
Danone has entered into an agreement to acquire The WhiteWave Foods Company (WhiteWave) for approximately $12.5bn, with the transaction expected to close at the end of the year.
The Sanpellegrino Group has opened a $17.4m mineral water bottling plant for Nestlé Vera Naturea in Castrocielo, Italy, heralded as one of the most outstanding Nestlé Waters’ plants, for its optimization of water consumption.
Boosting productivity by improving employee engagement is a four-step process at Coca-Cola European Partners’ (CCEP) Wakefield factory.
Avure Technologies has completed a study with the Institute for Food Safety and Health (IFSH) to test the potential risk of Clostridium botulinum in coconut water, and will share the results with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory officials.
Thermo Fisher Scientific said it has seen an increase in customers wanting to do and asking about routine sugar analyses.
Shimadzu has launched its ICPMS-2030 to the European market at Analytica 2016.
Gebo has expanded its Aidlin brand optimizing its performance with OptiFeed, which handles up to 80,000 caps per hour in the food, dairy and beverage sector.
The US Justice Department, EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has confirmed Schneider Electric USA will pay a $6.87m penalty for allegedly violating a cleanup operation.
Ready-to-drink (RTD) coconut beverages have rapidly gained popularity with consumers in recent years, with sales of packaged coconut water now estimated to be worth more than $1bn worldwide.
3M has launched a test kit to detect microorganisms in a variety of beverages.