Green-tech start-up Melodea, producer of sustainable barrier coatings for packaging, plans to expand its eco-friendly solution to the U.S. market. The move is set to support increased production capacity of its novel, plastic-free, plant-based barrier coatings to serve the burgeoning U.S. and South American markets.
SIG has begun building a large solar installation at its production site in Linnich, Germany, that will see the company further extend its lead in the beverage carton industry in the use of renewable energy. The 10.25MWp system, made up of 22,300 photovoltaic solar panels, will be the largest photo-voltaic system at an SIG plant […]
International Spice Conference 2023 (ISC 2023), the global spice business forum facilitating innovative partnerships to explore the latest development, challenges and innovations in the industry, will get underway at ITC Grand Chola from January 19-22, 2023. After three years of virtual meetings, AISEF is bringing the Spice Fraternity’s investors, entrepreneurs, think tanks, policymakers, researchers and […]
Sodium is an essential micronutrient, but the amount we need is small. Three slices of bread or one teaspoon of table salt will do it, and chances are your daily sodium intake is far greater. More than 90% of Americans consume too much sodium, which can lead to hypertension, high blood pressure, and increased risk […]
EAT, the science-based non-profit dedicated to transforming the global food system, in collaboration with partners the Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC), the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Harvard University and OneCGIAR, has launched the second EAT-Lancet Commission (EAT-Lancet 2.0) on healthy diets from sustainable and equitable food systems.
A large study of French adults published by The BMJ  suggests a potential direct association between higher artificial sweetener consumption and increased cardiovascular disease risk, including heart attack and stroke.
A new report from AMI Consulting provides critical insight and analysis of the current state of play and future outlook for the collation shrink film market in Europe. The report reviews the supply and demand picture by country and gives an in-depth update on end use application trends, resin developments and their influence on growth […]
Fructus Meran is a leading producer of processed fruits in Europe. They leverage state-of-the-art technology to transform sun-ripened fruit from northern Italy into value-added products that meet the strict requirements of their international customer base. Looking to automate bulk product inspection on their IQF line, they turned to Key Technology and installed their first VERYX® […]
Crespeo, the feed ingredient specialist of wheat processor Crespel & Deiters Group, has collaborated on a video about the potential of recycling by-products in a circular economy. The alliance of several organisations from the agricultural and food sector wants to show that it can have a great impact if all players – from suppliers to […]
The US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture has awarded Roger Innes, Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington, his lab members, and colleagues with a $1.2 million research grant to generate wheat and barley lines with enhanced resistance to Fusarium Head Blight […]