SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.
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Refrigerated and heating circulators are vital tools in quality control in the food industry, according to Julabo.
Alchem USA has launched a new concentrated liquid form of natural plant extract vinpocetine for beverage applications and claims the ingredient can enhance memory and alertness.
Johnson Electric launches beverage dispensing pumps
Johnson Electric has unveiled a gear pump product line for beverage dispensing which they claim is twice the flow rate of traditional pumps.
Hot-fill PET container sets new standards, says company
Enhanced heat resistance leading to less shrinkage, improved barrier performance and superior clarity are claims made for a new hot-fill PET container soon to hit the market.
Thermometer insulation offered for cold water systems
The Baumer Group is offering a custom-made insulation technology to protect thermometers during cold water processing for wider commercial use, targeting industries ranging from nuclear power to drink producers.
Cool solution for deep-freeze food and drink storage and transport
A reusable, cheaper, eco-friendly and easy-to-handle alternative to dry ice with food and beverage applications are the claims made for PureTemp -40, launched by Entropy Solutions, based in Minneapolis, US.
New 'active' sensor has many food sector uses, claims ITW
New active sensors can help food processors gauge the amount of fluids in containers and are adaptable to each plant’s particular needs, says the developer.
Frost tolerant wheat on the horizon
Researchers at the University of California, Davis have identified
the genes responsible for providing frost tolerance for wheat,
giving plant breeders hope that damage resulting from wheat frost
could soon become a thing of the past.
PakSense develops standard temperature-monitoring labels
PakSense's temperature monitoring labels for fresh food products in
transit are now easier to order and are delivered to customers more
quickly, according to the company.
Sensor checks for fouling during production
A new sensor developed in France allows food processors to check
for fouling in pipes.
Thermometer assists tracing in supply chain
A portable refrigerator thermometer allows processors to record
temperatures more accurately and easily, improving the traceability
of products, its manufacturer claims.
Wine firms given a passage through India
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A crash course on the potholes and pitfalls that await wine firms
looking to sell their bottles in India was dished out to industry
professionals at the Wine Evolution conference in Paris this week.
Redesign boosts poultry cooker output, manufacturer claims
A redesigned spiral poultry cooker produces a moister product,
higher yields, increased output,while reducing maintenance costs,
its manufacturer claims.
Fryer cuts down on oil use
A new fryer requires less oil to get the job done, saving costs for
processors, its manufacturer claims.
Self-refrigerating can ready for market, companies claim
A new self-refrigerating can lowers beverage temperature bya
minimum of 16.7° C in just three minutes, its developers claim.
Brewer uses nanotech coating on heat interchanger
Nanotechnology, the science of the very small, has been employed as
a microscopic coating on a heat interchanger used by a Corona
brewing plant in Mexico.
Mobile fridge keeps cool during transport
A mobile fridge allows companies to ensure an unbroken cold chain
along the supply chain to a product's final delivery point.
Shell launches extreme heat transfer fluid
Shell Lubricants has developed a new food grade heat transfer fluid
- Shell FM Heat Transfer Fluid 32 - designed to help food companies
meet the extreme operating temperatures of heat transfer systems
and reduce the risk of oil contamination.
Go with the flow
Gentech International has extended its range of flow switches with
the introduction of a Noryl-construction inline flow switch to
cater for food and beverage applications.