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Pastry delivery app to launch in University Circle

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PastryNow delivers fresh baked goods from small bakeries and home bakers to your location with the tap of a button. (Photo courtesy PastryNow) You can order cookies, cupcakes and more with a new app developed by two Case Western Reserve University students. PastryNow delivers fresh baked goods from small bakeries and home bakers to you with the tap of a… Read more »

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Vacuum Cooling Advances Baking

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Vacuum cooling has been around for decades, but it’s only today that the technology has reached a level of maturity high enough to gain widespread acceptance especially for bakery applications. Several reasons have prevented this acceptance before. The first is the fact that – contrary to all other vacuum cooling applications, for bread & bakery, vacuum cooling will directly influence the quality of… Read more »

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Innovative Camera for 3D Quality Inspection

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The company SICK has launched the SICK Ranger3 camera, equipped with a breakthrough CMOS sensor that powers high-speed image processing in a compact device. SICK’s Ranger3 high-definition streaming camera is the first to be powered by SICK’s innovative Imager with ROCC (Rapid On-Chip Calculation technology). The next-generation technology is capable of capturing 7000 profiles per second at full sensor acquisition…. Read more »

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Premiere at ProSweets 2019: TOMRA Presents New Sorting Equipment

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TOMRA Food, part of the Norwegian TOMRA Group, is showcasing innovative sweets sorting systems for gummies and delicate confectionery products at ProSweets 2019 in Cologne, Germany for the first time. TOMRA systems help food manufacturers ensure that their end products always meet the highest quality standards by reliably and efficiently removing defective articles and foreign materials. Sorting systems for sweets:… Read more »

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The BreadBot Debuts at the Consumer Electronics Show

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Baked in Front of Your Eyes – Bread that is Fresh, Healthy, Preservative Free and Eco-Friendly The BreadBot Mixes, Forms, Proofs, Bakes and Cools Bread All on its Own Retailers Can Benefit from Potential 20-Fold Lift in Profit Margins by Cutting Out Distribution Process The Wilkinson Baking Company, a family-owned business that is transforming the world of baking one loaf… Read more »

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Technology Brings Creativity in Wafer Production

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The challenges in making wafers are multifaceted – aside from new product shapes, we are challenged with continuously increasing production standards. Technology solutions work to not only solve them all but also to enable unlimited wafer-creativity. Energy savings and enabling manufacturing facilities to go green are very much key for wafer producers, as they are in all fields of the… Read more »

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High IQ Baking Technology: Industry 4.0

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Robots, artificial intelligence, the cloud, algorithms, machines that talk to each other, perform complex analyses and provide highly specific alerts. Welcome to the world of Industry 4.0. Profits are maximized as a result of the accurate synchronization of several mechanisms. In baking facilities, this means optimizing productivity, achieving a maximum level of flexibility to be able to adapt to changing… Read more »

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Perfect dough mixing in any climate

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New technology that makes high-speed mixing possible in hot climates is being introduced on Tweedy™ mixing systems by Baker Perkins at IBA in Munich (15-20th September; Hall A6, Stand 321).  The Tweedy™ SuperCool mixer combines radically enhanced bowl cooling with advanced control technology to provide precise management of dough temperature in any climate. The technique features a re-designed cooling system… Read more »

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Unifiller unveils its newest piping bag station

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Unifiller Systems unveiled its newest portioning system, the Piping Bag Station, at this year’s IBA event. Using the Piping Bag Station, decorators can easily and hygienically trigger the filling of a piping bag. By connecting the pastry bag directly to the outlet of the machine and pushing down on the switch, operators can fill pastry bags in seconds with minimal… Read more »

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Food revolution: robots takes over

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The rate of growth is going at a rapid pace, for over 30 food businesses. As the use of robots allows them to turn to automation, during a showcase at OAL’s Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference. With a combination of inspirational speakers and demonstrations, OAL, the University of Lincoln and ABB educated food manufacturers on the use of robotics and automation… Read more »

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