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Processed Food Demand Drives Equipment Market
The global market for Food Processing Machinery and Equipment is forecast to reach $45 billion by the year 2018, driven by the growing demand for processed food across geographies, according to a new report from GIA on the Food Processing Machinery and...
Rethinking Research Methods for Emerging Technologies
Researchers from the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s (GTRI) Food Processing Technology Division and the University of Georgia’s Poultry Science Department have worked individually, collectively, and jointly to address current and future challenges...
Noni Puree Enhanced Colour Stability in Beef Patties
A group of researchers has discovered that mixing Noni fruit puree with ground beef can inhibit oxidation in the retail display. ...
Video Imaging Shows Tighter Carcase Grading
Mechanical grading in the form of Video Imaging Analysis (VIA) was introduced in seven Northern Irish meat processing plant for the grading of beef carcases in March 2011 and over the last year the system has recorded a tighter grading system than before,...
Improving Meat Quality of Organic Pork Post Mortem
A study from the Danish Meat Research Institute and the University of Aarhus in Denmark took an innovative approach to how the meat quality of organic pork could be improved through the way the carcases were handled post mortem. ...
Adding Value through Packaging
Convenience, shelf presence, food safety, cost, functionality and sustainability are all the main driving forces for innovative food packaging, writes Chris Harris. ...
Rapid Testing of Food Quality
Whether fruit, meat or cheese – the quality of food is not always as consumers would like it to be. But, in future, a spectrometer will allow them to gage the quality of food before they buy it. ...
Processing Automation to Increase Profitability
The continued growth of the poultry market and the increased demand from retailers and food service operators for higher quality safe and wholesome products is placing more and more pressure on the processor, writes Chris Harris. ...
Welfare Considerations Can be Significant for Business
From the time that birds arrive at the slaughterhouse to the time at which they have been slaughtered, there are several key welfare considerations, writes Paul Cook director of RL Consulting. ...
German Food Production on Sustainable Course
Based on statistics from the German Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, the German food production industry used a total of 217,656 terajoules of energy in 2009....
Impact of Freezing and Thawing on Meat Quality
A comprehensive review conducted by researchers at the Department of Food Science and the Department of Animal Sciences at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa looked at the effects of freezing and thawing on the physical quality parameters...
EU Project Produces Vegetarian Cutlet
It looks like a cutlet, it is juicy and fibrous like a cutlet and it even chews with the consistency of a real cutlet – but the ingredients are 100 percent vegetable. Researchers are using a new method to prepare a meat substitute that not only tastes...
High–Pressure to Beat Poultry Meat Spoilage and Pathogens
The preservation of fresh chicken requires a combination of high pressure with high temperature (40 to 60°C) or other antimicrobial measures, according to new research from Canada....
Methods of Meeting Critical Issue of Food Safety
Food products were never safer, more varied, or of such high quality than they are today. Nevertheless, there is a discrepancy between food facts and public perception. ...
Machine Vision Technology to Find Defects
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers believe they're on the edge of a breakthrough, but they don't want to count their chickens before they're...processed....
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