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France's rich culinary history is about to be taken to another level. Pazzi, formerly known as EKIM, is the world's first fully automated restaurant and it's opening soon having raised over €10-million Series A round of funding... Read more

Consumers demand more personalised and healthy foods. This trend combined with hectic lifestyle and snacking requires new on-site technologies to satisfy consumers’ needs. VTT created a prototype of a mini cupcake factory, which enables on-site... Read more

Essen-based companies FAKT AG and E.ON are planning to create a European ecological, agricultural and economic center in Hungary. FAKT AG is planning a combination of agriculture, logistics and housing on an area of land equal in size to almost... Read more

A new concept of salmon farm is expected to provide a boost to Norway's salmon production in the face of higher demand, while ensuring high safety and quality standards remain. Read more

Finnish food and drink packaging specialist Huhtamaki is celebrating the opening of its newest food packaging manufacturing facility in Northern Ireland. The factory is in the town of Antrim, not far from Belfast and is set to employ around 100... Read more

The UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition takes place on Thursday 6th June at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes. It has now been announced that the event will open with a keynote address by Minh-Tri Pham from Winnow entitled... Read more

Lucta Group, a leading Spanish and international flavour, fragrance and feed additive producer, has enjoyed seven decades of progressive growth. Today, the company runs a global operation and looks at further expansion. Read more

New Zealand’s Invert Robotics, the developer of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments, has secured an investment agreement of US$8.8million (€7.7-million) to expand its business in Europe and worldwide.. Read more

Ahlstrom-Munksjö launches CelluStrawTM, a new fibre-based solution for drinking paper straws, enabling the food industry to provide consumers an alternative to single-use plastic straws. Read more

The technological and social revolutions of the past few decades have completely reshaped industry. The food packaging and palletizing industry is no exception. In fact, the last ten years alone has seen the adoption of advanced technologies at an... Read more

The International Investment Bank (IIB), based in Moscow, has granted a loan to Moldova's Trans-Oil, an agro-industrial group, which it will use for the acquisition of Romanian vegetable oil producer, Ultex. Read more

Responding to the growing popularity of cans in the Icelandic market, brewery Ölgerðin enlisted the support of the world’s leading can manufacturer, Ball Corporation, to help them design and produce cans for the iconic AVA fruit water brand. Read more

Tetra Pak has today announced the launch of its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools. Read more

Chicago-based packaging firm Berlin Packaging has announced a deal to acquire French packaging manufacturer Verrerie Calvet, as it looks to strengthen its business in Europe. Read more

The control of industrial processes can be a complex operation involving multiple valves, sensors and controllers which means there are many considerations when looking for opportunities for process optimisation. Using best practice and ensuring... Read more

Many people aim to maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, with increased junk foods and easy accessibility, many end up falling off the wagon. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle comes at a cost. Healthy foods have many benefits to the human body. Read more

The CEO of the German chemical giant Bayer has insisted that the $63-billion (€55.6-billion) takeover of the American agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto in 2018 was a "good idea" despite the huge legal costs that... Read more

ILAPAK is experiencing increasing demand for flow wrappers integrated with robotic feeding systems as bakeries push for greater flexibility from their packaging plant. Read more

In 1927, Thomas Parnell set up the pitch drop experiment, which examines the viscosity of a tar-like substance by the speed at which it flows from a funnel into a jar. The test has seen just eight drops fall in as many decades and, despite the... Read more

Lancer first pioneered advanced beverage-dispensing equipment nearly 50 years ago in San Antonio, Texas, and became one of the industry leaders. Read more

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