Technology in frozen food industry in Europe, news about the latest innovations, technology & Logistics.

Fruit/Vegetables Technology

d’Arta and Bühler Team Up for High Capacity Sorting Solution

November 25, 2019

Belgian food company d’Arta is working together with Bühler to address its need for a flexible sorting solution that is capable of handling very high capacity throughput of frozen vegetables with no loss of efficiency. Since d’Arta’s IQF line at the Yorkshire Greens facility in the UK is capable of producing 15 tons of product […]

Industrial Freezing Equipment

Starfrost Supplies Pladis with New Spiral Cooler

September 2, 2019

Industrial freezing and chilling equipment specialist, Starfrost has implemented a new spiral cooling system for Pladis, the snacking company behind the brand McVitie’s. The new upgrade was installed at the company’s cake Bakery in Halifax, where products such as McVitie’s Jamaica Ginger cake and McVitie’s Hobnob Chocolate Flapjacks are baked, enabling the site to further […]

Industrial Freezing Equipment

Exclusive: How Ashworth Is Taking Conveyor Belts to the Next Level

August 28, 2019

Conveyor belts are no longer a medium to just transport product, now they are looked at as part of the total operation of conveyor systems. Sanitation and increased strength have become major factors which define both the conveyor system and belt design. In this exclusive interview with Andreas Hofman, commercial director EMEA at Ashworth Belts […]

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New Vertical Merge Conveyor for Frozen Food Bags Revealed

August 1, 2019

Multi-Conveyor recently built a stainless steel constructed 2:1 vertical merge conveyor designed to transport individual bags of frozen food. The bags are said to be discharged randomly from both a primary and secondary bagger onto two 90-degree curve incline conveyors, built at different elevations, that ultimately merge onto a single conveyor line. Three servo-driven metering […]


Butt Foods Installs GEA Thermoforming Solution

July 23, 2019

Butt Foods – a UK-based frozen bakery business – has recently made an investment towards installing thermoforming technology from GEA with the aim to boost productivity and increase efficiency. Family-run Butt Foods selected GEA’s new PowerPak PLUS thermoformer for wrapping naan breads at its Nottingham facility. The decision comes as the company is seeking out […]

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Oxford Frozen Foods Seeks to Upgrade Packaging Line

July 19, 2019

Oxford Frozen Foods Limited, a Canadian supplier of frozen wild blueberries, is planning a CAD8.5m capital investment to create an improved packaging line, according to a report from Global News. The company will then be eligible to earn a maximum rebate of CAD2.1m upon completion of the project from Nova Scotia’s business agency. An approved […]


Bosch Sells its Packaging Technology Business

July 18, 2019

Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business based in Waiblingen to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC), according to a press release. The company and its pharma and food units will remain intact. Based in Luxemburg, CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with 24 offices in […]

Industrial Freezing Equipment

GEA A-Tec Spiral Freezers Get Upgrade for Lower Frost Build-up

July 18, 2019

GEA has recently upgraded its older A-Tec spiral freezers by implementing the new Static Pressure Control System (SPEC). The simple but useful upgrade controls the airflow, thus reducing frost build-up which increases productivity and improves product quality. Saving time, energy, money and a four-month ROI are further advantages of the new SPCS. According to the […]

Bakery Technology

The Essentials of Baking in Commercial Kitchens

July 10, 2019

Bakery products are quite significant in many European countries. Kitchen professionals are increasingly using deep-frozen convenience products in this category. They have to be ready-baked to perfection or regenerated – a task, where hot-air ovens, in which special baking programs are stored, take over. By Dieter Mailander Commercial kitchens are neither bakeries nor in-store bakeries. […]

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Bakery Technology

Manufacturers Showcase a Wide Range of Pizza Technology Solutions

July 10, 2019

Changing consumer attitudes drive success at the frozen aisle. Innovations in developing and manufacturing frozen pizza and pastries bring an exciting, growing range of new offerings. By Catalina Mihu, managing editor European Baker and Biscuit/Asia Pacific Baker and Biscuit. The global frozen pizza market was valued at USD11,113m in 2016 and is projected to reach […]

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