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GEA launches MaxiFormer at Anuga FoodTec

GEA has launched the MaxiFormer rotary drum former for the high-volume production of formed chicken, pork and meat replacement products. Unveiled at Anuga FoodTec in...

Kraft Heinz gives springboard to companies

The Kraft Heinz Company has launched a platform dedicated to nurturing, scaling and accelerating the growth of fast-growing US brands within the food and...

‘Premature’ BPA safety stance criticised by Endocrine Society

The Endocrine society has expressed disappointment at the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) ‘premature’ statement indicating that bisphenol A (BPA) is safe for...

Packaging specialist calls on government to review the role of plastics

A ban on plastics packaging would lead to an increase in food waste, said packaging expert Lorax Compliance, which urges the UK government to...

SIG creates Japanese JV

Tokyo-based Dai Nippon Printing (DNP) and SIG have signed a joint venture agreement that will bring carton packaging and filling technology to the Japanese...

SIG to offer smarter systems

SIG has partnered with manufacturing execution systems producer ProLeiT to co-create a technology for food, beverage and dairy producers. With this partnership, it will be...

Swedish takeover of UK-based Biopac

Biopac, a provider of sustainable disposable food packaging founded by entrepreneurs Mark Brigden and Eric Graham, has been acquired by Swedish packaging company Duni for...

Website aims to maximise exposure for rPS project

A consortium of Spanish companies has launched a website for the Life EPS-SURE project, an R&D project for plastics recycling that aims to transform expanded...

EU rejects call for BPA ban

The European Parliament has chosen to adopt a limit for the amount of chemical bisphenol A (BPA) used in food contact materials, rejecting a motion by...

Maxwell Chase wells up over seafood shelf-life extension

US-based Maxwell Chase, a packaging solutions provider that specialises in safety and freshness across the food industry, is to debut its patent-pending SeaWell Seafood...