All posts tagged "food"

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    Trump is banning imports of pistachios

    The U.S. is reimposing a raft of sanctions on Iran after midnight Monday, as the Trump administration seeks to ratchet up pressure on Tehran. The U.S. had agreed to relax sanctions on Iran under the 2015 nuclear agreement, but President Donald Trump abandoned the deal back in May. The administration is now...

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    Near Infra-Red (NIR) spectroscopy for Aflatoxin detection

    LEUVEN, BELGIUM (Thursday, July 12, 2018) – Aflatoxins in food and milk can seriously harm humans, animals, and corporate reputations. But Nestlé Group in China and the longest-serving peanut-shelling plant in the USA are both showing how laser sorting machines can eliminate the risk. Food contamination by aflatoxins, which can cause cancer,...

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    The Clipper next edition: Sorting with radar – better, more accurate, simpler?

    The Fraunhofer Institute in Karlsruhe is working on a series of technical innovations that could fundamentally change...

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    Fearless Anabela Foods founder drives business in Burkina Faso and Pakistan

    Since 2003, Anabela Foods represents companies from Africa and Asia – with three main focuses: rice, oilseeds...

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    Hongyu Foodstuff Co. partners with TOMRA Sorting Food

    Turpan Hongyu Foodstuff Co., Ltd. specializes in the processing of high quality raisins, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and walnuts, to ensure food safety and eliminate cross-contamination. Over 90 percent of business revenue comes from export markets. Turpan Hongyu is one of China’s food exporters that benefits from TOMRA’s effective sorting solutions. Because...

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    Bühler presents new digital solutions for the food processing industry to meet global challenges

    Uzwil (Switzerland), April 18, 2018 – Bühler is set to unveil ground breaking digital technologies that include...

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    The trade war has begun: Tariffs for almonds and pistachios affect sales in China

    As Beijing and Washington exchange barbs that threaten a potential trade war, health-conscious Chinese shoppers are beginning to fret over what this could mean for their pockets: a potential jump in prices for U.S.-grown cherries and pistachios. Close to 80 fruit and nut products from the United States are at risk, after...

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    Global Markets Awards Selection Committee Recognises Excellence in Food Safety

    ● Four companies, Nuts and Legumes Co. (Pakistan), Plantation Industries Limited (Nigeria), Fuji Foods Co. Ltd (Japan) and ASOCIACIONES AGROINDUSTRIALES SERRANAS S.A DE C.V (Mexico), recognised for application of the GFSI Global Markets Programme on their journey towards GFSI certification ● The GFSI Global Markets Programme sets out how small and medium-size...

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    The next frontier for dried fruit: India.

    It’s not only almonds at the almond conference. Many growers and traders from other industries attend the show to learn about consumption trends – and meet potential clients. Jaswant Bains, owner of Sacramento Packing and Valley View Foods, a prune and walnut grower claims that the California prune industry should do more...

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    A lot of almonds are looking for consumers

    The California Almond Industry continues to impress as a science-driven high-performance industry with growing output and a remarkable level of smart technology While we see record harvests every year the pressure on the almond board to stimulate sufficient consumption all over the world is growing Water also remains an issue for the...

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