Supplier News

Nutrition 21 Velositol Gains GRAS Status

Velositol was determined to be GRAS at the recommended serving of 2 grams per day in protein drinks (including ready-to-drink and powder), meal replacement bars, energy and protein bars; with the consideration that these products can be taken up to three times a day.

TRU Aseptics Adds Elizabeth Jackelen and Dave Scheider to its Leadership Team

TRU Aseptics is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Jackelen and Dave Scheider have both joined TRU in key management roles and will be part of TRU’s Leadership Team. Ms. Jackelen joins the company as Director of Sales and Marketing and Mr. Scheider joins as Director of Manufacturing.

GE Launches New Water Treatment Solution for the Beverage Industry

GE Water & Process Technologies’ new, integrated UF and RO technology is designed to process poor quality and challenging source water with optimal removal of particulates, microorganisms and total dissolved solids while reducing the footprint and lowering costs.

PureCircle Unveils Stevia Cocoa and Vanilla Flavor Enhancers

PureCircle has announced it is launching new stevia leaf-based flavor enhancers. These flavor enhancers significantly augment both vanilla and cocoa flavors, enabling companies to produce products at a manageable price point.

KHS Releases Innoket Roland 40 Compact Labeler

With the Innoket Roland 40 the KHS Group is launching a compact labeler to market. The machine will be premiered at this year’s drinktec trade show in Munich, Germany.

Arla Foods Ingredients Praises New Codex Standard

The final approval of a Codex Alimentarius international standard for dairy permeate powder has been given a warm welcome by Arla Foods Ingredients, one of the world’s leading permeate producers.

Sacmi Beverage Names New General Manager

Alessandro Paini is the new General Manager of Sacmi Beverage, the company Division that, since 2009, has covered all areas concerning the design and manufacture of machines and complete plants for beverage packaging.

WaveGrip Multi-Packing Applicators Now Available in U.S.

Under the agreement, Palmer Canning will produce G1 and G2 variants of the WaveGrip applicator at its facility in Lafayette, Indiana. People interested in seeing the WaveGrip solutions in person can visit Palmer Canning at the Southern Brewers Conference (booth 213), August 23-25 in Nashville, TN or the California Craft Beer Summit (booth 813), September 7-9 in Sacramento, CA.

T. Hasegawa USA Acquires Affinity Flavors

The acquisition is an integral part of T. Hasegawa Co. Ltd.’s strategy to accelerate its growth, by increasing investment in international markets.

Abelei Flavors Adds New Facility Expansion

The project will include a 20,000 +/- SF addition, as well as renovations to the existing building, to accommodate an increase in production capacity for the thriving family-owned business.

Farmer Brothers Releases Annual Sustainability Report

Farmer Bros. Co., a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea and culinary products, today released its 2016 Sustainability Report, demonstrating significant advances in using sustainable practices throughout its supply chain.