Processing > Bakery, cereal & grains

Unifiller Systems Deco-iSpot cake icing machine

25 August, 2016

Unifiller Systems' Deco-iSpot is a semiautomated machine that base-ices cakes and decorates cupcakes directly from a bowl or pail.

It was the flour, not the butler

16 June, 2016

Almost six weeks after General Mills recalled 4.5 million kg of flour in the US due to suspected E. coli contamination, officials have found the 'smoking gun' in the investigation.

HammerTek Smart Elbow deflection elbows

26 May, 2016

The cast aluminium line of Smart Elbow deflection elbows from HammerTek is now available in tube and pipe sizes from 3.8 to 30.5 cm in diameter.

Ishida delivers flexibility and quality to muesli manufacturer

11 April, 2016

Ishida Germany has devised a high-performance packing line comprising fully automatic multihead weighers and inspection systems that is providing flexibility and enhanced quality control at muesli and cereal manufacturer Peter Kölln.

Baker Perkins extrusion sheeting technology for snacks

15 January, 2016

Baker Perkins has introduced sheeting technology to produce snack crackers and other products that are cut from a sheet of dough before being baked or fried.

Baker Perkins TruBake biscuit baking oven

02 December, 2015

The Baker Perkins TruBake biscuit baking oven is a direct convection oven, suitable for baking biscuits, cookies and crackers.

Revealing the secret life of bread dough

13 October, 2015

A better understanding of the science underpinning the baking of bread would help bakers improve bread recipes.

Cupcake world record

24 September, 2015

A new Guinness World Record for the world's largest cupcake mosaic has been set in South Africa, with help from Riggs Autopack.

Baker Perkins co-extrusion die technology for twin fillings

09 July, 2015

Baker Perkins has developed die technology for the snack industry that extends the co-extrusion process by producing tubes containing two fillings.

Grain quality through the looking glass

27 May, 2015

A few one-minute infrared tests on a tiny three-gram sample from a few Durum wheat kernels are safeguarding the future of pasta quality while digital imaging shows potential as a realistic alternative to subjective quality control by eye. Ancient varieties can hold new possibilities for more sustainable agriculture in meeting nutritional needs.

Goudsmit Magnetics magnetic gripper for baking tins

12 May, 2015

Goudsmit Magnetics has developed a magnetic gripper for high-temperature applications, such as in the bakery industry.

Banking on biscuits: Rising demand opens up new opportunities for food manufacturers

07 May, 2015 by Daniel Bossel and Michael Haas

You might call it a global demand for small treats: the market demand for biscuits and savoury crackers is on the rise, creating opportunities for food manufacturers to develop and strengthen their brands.

Coles fined $2.5m for misleading bread promotion

11 April, 2015

Coles has been slapped with a $2.5 million fine for promoting its par-baked, store-finished bread as 'Baked Today, Sold Today' and 'Freshly Baked In-Store'.

Daxner system for pasteurised filling cream prepreparation

22 January, 2015

Ingredients are metered with flow meters or weighed, then batched in Daxner's mixer for preparation. The mix is then transferred into a hot water jacketed buffer tank which has an agitator.

Supermarket private-label offerings are adversely affecting Australian cake and pastry manufacturers

12 January, 2015

The cake and pastry manufacturing industry in Australia has been facing some serious challenges over the past five years including rising input prices and intensifying external competitive pressures.

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