A novel technology that uses air instead of gallons of water and cleaning agents to clean process pipe work is being installed at a UK whisky manufacturer this week and will shortly be tested by a UK dairy manufacturer.
Robots establish themselves in beverage and dairy industries
Special edition: Robotics
In the third part of our special edition on robotics in the food industry we explore how robots are becoming a more common sight in the dairy and beverage sectors.
Investments in European food processing machinery R&D are up on 2008 levels, with considerable innovation noted among exhibiting companies, reports the organisers of a trade event in Paris next month.
Dietary Guidelines focus on sodium intake, sugary drinks, dairy alternatives
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans are currently being revised, and sodium intake, sweetened drinks, and dairy alternatives are some of the topics of discussion, according to the American Society for Nutrition.
New TIC stabilisers target healthier dairy drinks
TIC Gums has developed three stabilisers to give a creamier, thicker texture to protein fortified beverages and dairy drinks.
Dairy and beverages dominate immune-supporting ingredients
Dairy products and beverages dominate equally the immune-supporting ingredients sector both within Europe and globally, according to a new report from Danish-based research group Bio2com.
Hydrocolloids show the 'whey' to cheaper dairy drinks
Food gums like gellan gum and pectin may hold the key to success in the growing market for whey-based beverages, as manufacturers look to offer dairy beverages at competitive prices.
New light barrier claims high protection for dairy at low usage levels
ColorMatrix is launching new light barrier colourants at Drinktec for PET dairy packaging that promises effective light protection and good visual appearance at low addition levels.
Dairy Crest delivers milk bag and jug to doorsteps
Dairy Crest has extended its milk bag and reusable jug (JUGIT) scheme to doorstep customers as part of ongoing efforts to cut packaging waste.
Commission rejects quota reduction pleas in dairy crisis report
The European Commission has rejected any reduction in milk quotas despite protests from dairy farmers struggling to cope with falling prices.
Tetra Pak announces global launch of chilled liquid dairy products carton
Tetra Pak has announced the global launch of a carton for chilled liquid dairy products that it says is cost effective, facilitates stackability and boasts user-friendly features for consumers.
Dairy farming boom adds to processing woes
A number of leading dairy co-operatives worldwide have announced
continuing rises in payouts to their suppliers and farmers as the
cost of milk continues to surge.
Superfruits could wrestle gut health beverages from dairy
New Zealand's HortResearch is conducting research aimed at taking
fruit and fruit-derived ingredients into the next generation of gut
health drinks based on their prebiotic properties.
Juices to challenge dairy, cereals with heart health benefits
Soft drinks, particularly fruit juices, are set to make a greater
contribution to Britons' heart health, as both innovative small
businesses and major players roll out new, heart healthy drinks.
Milk labeling divides dairy industry
A campaign launched this month by the Center for Global Food Issues
(CGFI) warning consumers against claims made on milk cartons has
received short shrift from the organic industry, reports