Dutch food and nutrition contract research organisation NIZO and UK-based Process Systems Enterprise have announced the formation of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Food Product and Process Modelling.
A plasma-based technology is proving successful in stopping the growth of moulds on fresh produce.
Chitosan — a natural carbohydrate derived from crustacean shells — has been found to have potential to fight Clostridium perfringens food poisoning, which causes abdominal pain, stomach cramps, diarrhoea and nausea.
Baker Perkins has added a new version of the benchtop MPF19 to its range of twin-screw extruders for the food industry.
An Austrian team has developed a method for coating large volumes of granular material homogeneously.
The shelf life of milk can be extended by several weeks by rapidly heating and cooling it, US researchers have shown.
Pelleting and extrusion can increase the digestability of pig food.
Functional Foods Global has implemented manufacturing processes that go well beyond what Australian standards require in the manufacture of its TGZ-listed infant formula.
Scientists have described the 'inverted Cheerios effect' — the interaction of liquid drops on soft solid surfaces — a discovery which may open up new opportunities in engineering and the life sciences.
Scientists from Japan have successfully used 'non-thermal air plasma irradiation' to improve the harvest of a crop of salad leaves.
A collaborative, industry-driven research project is endeavouring to overcome the barriers to wide-scale implentation of HPT technology in the food industry.
To fuel growth into new market segments, senior management at Birch & Waite engaged Corporate Partners to implement a lean manufacturing program throughout their business.
Four key research projects that will benefit Australia's pork industry are nearing commercial reality.
Profound changes in the dairy industry in recent decades have benefited the health and welfare of both dairy cows and consumers.
American researchers have set out to improve freeze-drying technology to make it safer and more affordable — and they are applying the principles of rocket science to do it.