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Industry News 

Handtmann unveils new rotary dough divider

Handtmann unveils their servo-driven Rotary Dividing Solution for bread dough scales with +/-1% accuracy at up to 200 ppm.

Bunge invests in APP’s plant-based protein

Australian Plant Proteins (APP), has secured AU$45.7m in investment from global agri-food company Bunge.

Bimbo Canada procures renewable energy for its plants

Bimbo Canada signed two virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) to procure renewable electricity that will offset 100 per cent of the company’s electricity consumption in Canada.

Ingredion launches FODMAP Certified dietary fibre

The dietary fibre is recognized as a Low FODMAP Certified product in the U.S. and enables food manufacturers to develop high-fibre bakery and snack products to help support digestive wellness.

Handtmann Group acquires VERBUFA

The Handtmann Group, recently announced that Handtmann Maschinenfabrik has acquired VERBUFA.
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Grant awarded to INRS for natural antimacrobials

Demand for natural antimicrobial products is growing within the food industry to curb bacteria like listeria or ecoli. » Read more...

FDA lists Sternchemie's sunflower lecithin as GRAS

Sternchemie has received a GRAS “letter of no objection” from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its wide range of sunflower lecithins. » Read more...

Precision Biomonitoring awarded grant to detect pathogens in food

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) awarded a grant to Precision Biomonitoring to develop rapid and mobile testing to improve detection of food borne pathogenic bacteria. » Read more...

Ontario offers limited paid leave days

The Ontario government recently announced legislation that, if it passes, promises up to three sick days per employee. » Read more...

FBC requests vaccines for food industry workers

Food and Beverage Canada – Aliments et Boissons Canada (FBC-ABC) and Food and Beverage Ontario urged the federal and provincial Ontario governments to safeguard Canada’s food supply. » Read more...