Cashing in on the campus

Student life is all about long sessions in cafés and bars, a frantic social life and minimal studying, right? A captive audience, and a gift to caterers and food-on-the-go brands.

In the market for... five-a-day

Encouraging consumers to eat five portions of fruit and veg a day is a big part of the food industry, writes Wayne Caddy. For consumers, the five-a-day concept makes sense and is easy to understand. Given this, can the baker target incremental sales with products specifically designed for achieving one of your five-a-day?

Seasonal seller

Potatoes are a very popular vegetable in Europe and were first cultivated by the Incas, in Peru, 6,000 years ago. They were brought to Europe by the Spanish Conquistadors to impress Royalty in around 1570.

MIWE recovers energy with latest model

Bakery equipment manufacturer, MIWE, has launched an energy recovery system, designed to help bakers reduce energy costs. The MIWE eco:nova, was unveiled at the Suedback exhibition in Stuttgart earlier this month.

3663 adds to Whites

Foodservice company 3663 is adding a number of products to its Whites range. Three new pavé loaves - perene, walnut and multigrain - are based on a rustic-style French bread.

Pulsajet keeps control of spraying

Spraying Systems has developed pulse width modulation (PWM) to form part of its PulsaJet spray coating range. The PWM system applies fast on/off signals to PulsaJet, enabling the controlled and adjustable application of a coating to a product. The PWM spray system is made up of two elements - an AutoJet control unit and automatic spray nozzles from Spraying Systems' PulsaJet series. The flavourate is controlled by changing how long the PulsaJet is spraying during one cycle, which eliminates the need to change nozzles.

Cuisinewine offers complete range of tipple inclusions for bakery goods

A range of cooking spirits and wines for use in bakery and food manufacturing are available from Cuisinewine.

New toaster fits the slot

Pantheon has added a new 'ST' toaster to its range. It is available as a four- or six-slot model and is made entirely from stainless steel. A five-minute timer and removable crumb tray are also included and there is the option of only using half the slots during quieter periods in order to save energy. Pantheon also offers a 12-month parts and labour warranty.

Spooner extends its service

Forced convection technology company Spooner Industries is extending its presence in the baking industry with a range of air conditioning and ventilation systems to meet bakers' needs.

Denny's brings in green jackets

Uniform supplier Denny's has launched two eco-friendly chef's jackets. Its Organic Chef's Jacket is made using 100% organic cotton under the Denny's brand and its Ecological Chef's Jacket is made from 50/50 polyester/cotton and will be sold under the Le Chef Brand.

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