Allpax Shaka and Gentle motion retorts are revolutionizing the shelf stable food industry by changing the way retorted food, especially in pouches and trays, taste. Greg Jacob, Vice President and General Manager of Allpax, describes how lab retorts are the gateways to Shaka and Gentle Motion implementations. Booth # N-3910
Federal Manufacturing introduces a new 30-valve net-weight (non-contact) ESL filler with a 10-station pick-and-place capping turret. Options include hot water sanitizing for juice or drinking yogurt applications or steam sterilization for extended life Ultra-High-Temperature (UHT) processed milk or dairy beverages. Booth # S-1878
The Allpax 1600 Shaka high-speed agitation retort equals the output of four-basket static retorts because of an up to 90 percent reduction in cycle time. Shaka opens the doors to new products that would typically be difficult to retort and improves the taste and appearance of products now available on the market. Booth # N-3910
New study estimates that by 2016, the world market for aseptic packaging will reach 153 billion liters, in 333 billion packs, with the majority of additional demand coming from South/Southeast Asia and China.
At Anuga FoodTec, Hakan Pettersson, managing director of MicVac, describes what he calls a “breakthrough innovation technology” for chilled ready meals. The MicVac process allows raw or partially pre-cooked ingredients to be microwave-pasteurized in-pack. The process is said to allow for greater product quality, color, taste, texture, vitamin content, and shelf life.