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With higher production demands in today’s plants, better performance is required from sterile gas and liquid filters. Yet the technology, in general, has not appreciably changed in 3 decades.

Over the past 2 years, a team of 40 materials scientists and engineers teamed up with major food and beverage companies to address historic problems in microfiltration. The resulting collaboration brought significant improvements in:

  • Throughput Volume
  • Integrity and Lifecycle
  • Filter replacement

Under the name LifeTec™ from Donaldson Company, the improved line of filters ...

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With growing consumer interest in health and wellness and increasing number of protein food and beverages in the market, it is key that consumers be aware that not all proteins are created equal and how proteins of different sources differ nutritionally.

For the food and beverage manufacturers exploring to develop new product innovations with protein, the functional differences in addition to nutrition are just as important for successful product development.

AFBR recently interviewed Kristi Saitama, Vice President, Global Ingredients Marketing of US ...

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On 22 April, ADM celebrated the opening of its new cutting-edge, plant- based innovation lab at its existing Biopolis research hub in Singapore. The new lab will develop next-level, on-trend and nutritious products to meet growing food and beverage demand in the Asia Pacific ...

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In keeping with its pioneering commitment to the protein transition, Meelunie has announced it will be opening a fava protein isolate manufacturing facility in Hedensted, Denmark in October 2022.

Meelunie, a leading global supplier of plant-based ingredients, believes fava will play a pivotal role in the protein transition as it helps to meet the growing demand for plant-based proteins in ways ...

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A new report by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, examines how taste trends manifest across the world and come to life through taste and product innovation.

The Global Taste Trends report maps out the key taste linked to trends across the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region, Canada, the US, Mexico, Latin America and Europe, highlighting ...

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Igus Motion Plastics virtual-physical trade show in Cologne enters its 2nd year, with this year having a record 168 motion plastic innovations on display for visitors.

The virtual-physical booth has also won iF Design Award for its interactive capabilities. According to igus CEO Frank Blasé, “This is the 2nd year without physical trade shows. This time we can start the presentation of our new products at full digital speed.” ...

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Safe Venting: a future-proof BERICAP innovation to enhance the safety and sustainability of standard and tethered closures.

Imagine taking a sip from a bottle of flavored milk or juice, re-closing it and putting it back on the table or window sill. What happens next? The beverage begins to ferment and internal pressure starts to build up inside the bottle, which is potentially a hazard when you try to open ...

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SGProtein, Singapore’s first contract manufacturing facility specialised in the production of plant-based food, announced it has chosen Bühler Group to build its first production line in Singapore. The facility is expected to be operational by the 4th quarter 2021.  

Bühler had secured the engineering and supply of the production line of Singapore’s first contract manufacturing plant ...

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Urschel, the global leader in industrial food cutting technology, has recently launched 2 new equipments particularly for the cheese (dairy) and fruits/vegetables segments.

 

Affinity® Integra-D Cheese Dicer

Integra-D is Urschel’s latest addition to the Affinity line. The high-performance dicer features operation at the push of a button. The machine is designed with the cutting zone completely separate from the mechanical zone. ...

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With growing number of consumers in Thailand opting for healthy plant-based diets, players in the frozen confectionery segment has also developed innovative products to satisfy this growing craving.

Armazy Thailand is the latest plant-based ice cream brand that is both dairy and gluten free, and is suitable for health-conscious consumers ...

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As dairy-free alternatives to yogurt (vegurts) gain popularity worldwide, competition continues to grow among producers striving to offer consumers tasty, healthy and sustainable products. With the recent launch of the VEGA™ Culture Kit designed for optimal results across the full scope of plant bases, Chr. Hansen aims to enhance ...

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According to a recent presentation made by Mike Hughes, Head of Research & Insight, FMCG Gurus, COVID-19 pandemic has raised consumer concerns and awareness over their health, which could translate to huge opportunities for food and beverage producers to meet these growing needs.

Mike also highlighted that consumers prefer functional ...

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The Chinese Nutrition Society (CNS), China’s largest professional nutrition body, has concluded that inulin and oligofructose are among the first accepted prebiotics. The recognition includes BENEO’s functional fibres derived from chicory root and is a result of the premier prebiotic scientific consensus statement in China announced recently. The statement ...

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Ÿnsect, the world leader in natural insect protein, has acquired Protifarm, the global leader in mealworm ingredients for human food applications. Their joint offering will accelerate manufacturing capabilities with a 3rd production site, as the company move to deliver on its long-term strategy to ...

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Major pork and poultry producer, Charoen Pokphand Foods PLC (CPF) has recently unveiled ‘Meat Zero’, its plant-based meat brand that it claimed to feel, taste and appear like real meat. Meat Zero products are affordable and available as ready-to-cook (RTC) or RTE food products at 7-Eleven stores and modern ...

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A study recently published in the Journal of Functional Foods showed that ingestion of the curcumin- cyclodextrin complex CAVACURMIN® leads to an increased metabolic bioavailability of tetrahydrocurcumin. A large portion of supplemented curcumin is converted into tetrahydrocurcumin in the ...

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FrieslandCampina Ingredients has announced the introduction of Deminal® 90 Organic – a premium demineralised whey ingredient for the burgeoning organic infant formula market.

Manufactured locally in the Netherlands, Deminal® 90 Organic is a new organic version of the company’s ...

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From April to May 2021, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable industry saw 3 major investments to develop processing plants with a combined production capacity of 80,000 tonnes per year.

Latest investor in this segment is Louis Holdings JSC which started the construction of a plant in southern Long An province in ...

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According to a recent report from Mintel, the dairy (milk) drinks category in the Asia Pacific region has witnessed a rise in launches with organic/natural claims as producers use the label to quell consumer concerns over the safety of ...

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Puratos Grand-Place Vietnam, a joint venture company between the Puratos Group and Grand Place Holding, has launched a new product, Chocolante 60DAYS Vietnam Dark 74%.

This new product offers more complex flavors that are unattainable in the ‘traditional’ supply chain that spans more than 1 year ...

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During the month of June, when Singapore was in Phase 2 (heightened alert) due to rising COVID-19 infections, one company Aroma Coffee has launched its takeout concept for its coffee amidst restrictions on dining out.

Aroma Coffee serves adventurous specialty concoctions, Spreeze - the first ...

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Venue: Hangzhou International Expo Center Organiser: Simba Events
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Email: alice.du@simbaevents.cn
Website: http://foodforum.cn/enhome.html
Date of Exhibition: 28 - 30 July 2021
Venue: Virtual Event
Organiser: Sphere Exhibits (M) Sdn Bhd
Tel:+603 7989 1133
Fax:+603 7988 0136
E-mail: Rubashini@sphereexhibits.com.my
Website: www.mifb.com.my

 

Date: 24-26 September 2021
Venue: China Import & Export Fair Complex
Address: No. 380, Yuejiang Zhong Road, Guangzhou, China
Organiser: Rebecca Mobile/WhatsApp/Wechat:+86 188 2506 6363
Email: hw4@grandeurhk.com
Website: http://www.fruit-expo.com
Date of Exhibition: 15 - 17 September 2021
Venue: BITEC, Bangna Bangkok
Organiser: Informa Group
Tel: +66 2 036 0500 Ext 275
Contact person: Ratchadaporn Taeprayoon
E-mail: Ratchadaporn.T@informa.com
Website: www.fiasia-thailand.com
Date of Exhibition: 15 - 18 September 2021
Venue: BITEC, Bangkok
Organiser: Informa Markets
Tel: +66 2036-0500
Fax: +66 2036-0595
E-mail: Nongnaphat.J@informa.com
Website: www.propakasia.com
Date of Exhibition: 29 Sep - 03 Oct 2021
Venue: Impact, Muang Thong Thani, Bangkok
Organiser: Koelnmesse, Department of International Trade Promotion (Ministry of Commerce, Thailand) and The Thai Chamber of Commerce
Contact Person: Lynn How
Tel: +65 6500 6712
E-mail: lynn.how@koelnmesse.com.sg
Website: www.thaifex-anuga.com
Name of Exhibition: MIHAS 2021
(17th Malaysia International Halal Showcase)
Date of Exhibition: 9 - 12 September 2021
Venue: Matrade Exhibition & Convention Centre (MECC), KL
Organiser: MATRADE
Tel: +603-6203 7032
E-mail: azlina.jane@qube.com.my
Website: www.mihas.com.my
Date of Exhibition: 7 - 10 October 2021
Venue: KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
Organiser: Invest Selangor Berhad
Tel: +603 5510 2005
E-mail: selina@investselangor.my
Website: https://selangorsummit.com
Date of Exhibition: 27 - 30 October 2021
Venue: Jakarta International (JI) Expo, Kemayoran
Organiser: Krista Exhibitions
Tel: +62 21 634 5861; 634 5862 ext. 110
E-mail: pr@kristamedia.com
Website: www.allpack-indonesia.com
Date of Exhibition: 24 - 25 November 2021
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands
Organiser: Informa Exhibitions
E-mail: Malika.Kingston@informa.com
Website: www.vitafoodsasia.com
Date of Exhibition: 10 - 13 November 2021
Venue: Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran
Organiser: Krista Exhibitions
Tel: +62 21 634 5861
E-mail: info@kristamedia.com
Website: https://sialinterfood.com/
Date of Exhibition: 28 - 31 March 2022 (new)
Venue: Singapore Expo
Tel: +65 6233 6688
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Date of Exhibition: 10 - 13 May 2022
Venue: Singapore Expo
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Date of Exhibition: 24 - 26 August 2022
Venue: JI Expo, Kemayoran, Jakarta
Organiser: PT Global Expo Management (GEM)
Tel: +62 21 5435 8118(Hunting)
E-mail: lie.yun@gem-indonesia.com
Website: www.foodmanufacturing-indonesia.com

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