Processing & Packaging

The Nestlé Lanka Kurunegala Factory. Pic: © Nestlé Lanka

Nestlé Lanka opens $3.4m UHT milk plant

By Jim Cornall

Nestlé Lanka has opened a new UHT milk plant in its factory in Kurunegala, Sri Lanka. The new production facility cost LKR500m ($3.4m) to construct.

Tetra Pak already has production facilities in Singapore, India and Japan

Tetra Pak invests $110m in Vietnam factory

By Rachel Arthur

Tetra Pak is investing in a new regional manufacturing facility near Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, prompted by increased consumption of liquid dairy and fruit-based beverages across Asia Pacific. 

Yonekyu has added four new factory lines to up with rising pork demand in Japan

Japan’s Yonekyu welcomes Sealpac’s packaging

By Oscar Rousseau

Yonekyu Corporation, one of Japan’s leading processed meat companies, has applauded the impact of Sealpac’s thermoformers on its production lines, claiming the equipment is “extremely strong”.

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‘Urgent action’ needed to tackle Japan’s food waste

By Gary Scattergood

Food manufacturers in Japan have made good progress in reducing and recycling food waste, but further efforts are urgently needed across all other stages of the supply chain, especially at the consumer level.

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Australia/New Zealand

Cautious response to regulator’s 'inconclusive' nano-tech review

By RJ Whitehead

The antipodean food regulator has commissioned an advisory group to assess the safety of nano-technology following the release of two reports reviewing the effects of nano-particles in food additives and food packaging.

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