Bühler co-founds Future Food Initiative with ETH Zürich and EPFL



Bühler has committed to co-found the Future Food Initiative launched by ETH Zürich and EPFL, together with industrial partners Givaudan and Nestlé. The initiative aims to accelerate the development of healthy food products and more sustainable, plastic-free packaging. Its research lays the ground for secure access to affordable nutrition, addressing global challenges of hunger and malnutrition.




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Bühler focus on Consumer Foods with new segment

As of January 1, 2019, Bühler will address the global food market with a newly created segment: Consumer Foods. By combining the current chocolate, nuts, bakery and coffee business with the Haas business, the new organization will be able to support customers even better in these global markets through simplified interfaces, integrated solutions, innovation, and services. Germar Wacker, now CEO of Haas, will lead the new segment and join Bühler’s Executive Board.




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Blommer Chocolate to be acquired by Fuji Oil Holding

The Blommer Chocolate Company, the largest ingredient chocolate manufacturer in North America and third largest in the world, announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Fuji Oil Holding, Inc., a global leader in oil and fat ingredients serving the food industry. The sale includes all Blommer business entities, including its four manufacturing operations in North America and one in Shanghai. Blommer is a private, family-owned company; Fuji Oil is publicly traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.




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DuPont Introduces Alternative to Ascorbic Acid for Bakery Products


Enabling bakers to produce cost effective, high-quality products with the DuPont™ Danisco® GRINDAMYL™ SUREBake product range






SINGAPORE, 9 October 2018 – The rising costs of ascorbic acid is prompting many baking industry manufacturers to search for an alternative dough strengthener. Regulatory measures on environmental compliance and control in China have caused price hikes on ascorbic acid to continue. This poses significant challenges for bakeries to produce high-quality products while maintaining good profit margin.




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Ishida’s Gentle Solution For Stick Snack Products

Ishida’s ability to devise universally available solutions for specific products and applications has been underlined by the introduction of a new multihead weigher into its Sector Solutions range. The CCW-RV-216W-1S-20-SS-STK1 is a standard model designed to handle the particular challenges of stick snack products at high speeds – up to 120 packs per minute – with no loss of accuracy or product quality.




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