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  • World Food Day: Reggae, Food, and Water

    For those of us who were teenagers in the 1980s, it is difficult not to remember the famous Live record released in 1983 by the reggae band UB40. Almost 30 years later I am still listening to their sound. As we mark World Food Day on October 16, I am reminded of one of the songs in that album, Food for Thought. In fact, I ...


    By The World Bank

  • Daimer Debuts Pressure Washer for Food Processing Maintenance

    Daimer Industries, Inc®., the globally recognized American brand of commercial pressure washer systems like gas pressure washer machines, high-end auto detailing machines, and many more technologies, is now shipping a powerful and eco-safe electric pressure washer in its Vapor-Flo® 8410. The advanced hot water pressure washer from Daimer® offers cleaning features designed to help ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Wasted food is also wasted water

    The world's growing food crisis - which triggered riots and demonstrations in over 30 developing nations early this year - is being aggravated primarily by wastage and overconsumption. 'Obesity is a much bigger problem than undernourishment,' said Professor Jan Lundqvist of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He pointed out that there are 850 million people worldwide who suffer ...

  • Simply Fresh Fruit Enhances Food Processing With Eco-Safe Ozone Disinfection

    Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce an order to install Eco-Safe's largest ozone disinfection system plant-wide at the Simply Fresh Fruit Processing Facility in Vernon, CA. Michael Elliot, President of Eco-Safe, stated, "Simply Fresh Fruit has been providing fresh cut fruit to the Foodservice, Institutional, Airline, Casino, Club Store, School and Retail ...


    By Marketwire

  • Future in Food - Achieving sustainability in the food industry

    Environment & Energy Management and Certification Europe Limited have come together to bring the Irish food processing community a unique event, Future in Food which will highlight the challenges and benefits to Irish food and drinks manufacturers in achieving sustainability within their organisations. This event will bring 120 senior ...


    By Certification Europe

  • Portable toilets help provide safe water and food

    It's hard to believe, but an estimated 2.6 billion people in the developing world - nearly a third of the global population - still lack access to basic sanitation services. This presents a significant hygiene risk, especially in densely populated urban areas and slums where contaminated drinking water can spread disease rapidly. Every year, some 1.5 million children die from diarrhea caused by ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Report says conserve water through food efficiency

    As food prices escalate and water scarcity extends worldwide, the best solution to both issues would be a global reduction in wasted food, a new international report says. Inefficient harvesting, transportation, storage, and packaging ruin 50 percent of food, according to the report, which was released last week by the Stockholm International Water Institute, the United Nations Food and ...

  • How food production impacts water quality

    Our water systems are currently being threatened by the crops we grow and food we produce. In many countries, agriculture is the leading source of nutrient pollution in waterways—a situation that’s expected to worsen as the global population increases and the demand for food grows. So it’s timely that ...

  • Reducing food loss and waste for a sustainable food future

    It is estimated that by 2050 we'll need to produce 60% more food to feed a projected global population of 9 billion people. Our ability to feed this many people while advancing the economic and social well-being of the over 1 billion who are already malnourished represents a serious global challenge. Yet today one out of every four calories of food produced is lost or wasted. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cleaning Solutions for the Food Industry

    IPC offers a full line of precision concentrated cleaners that are effective in a wide range of critical cleaning applications. An economical 1-2% concentration in water is effective for most cleaning applications.  Typical uses include removing protein, starch, grease, fat, gum, oil and baked on soil from processing equipment, lines, tanks and filter memrbanes.  Our line of cleaners ...

  • Water for Food & Beverage - Opportunities in water efficiency and gaining value from wastewater

    The food and beverage sector is a multi-billion dollar market for water and wastewater treatment due to its intensive use of water. The ratios between water consumption and commodity production are huge: the sugar industry uses around 3,000 litres of water to generate just one tonne of sugar product, while the dairy industry consumes up to 18 litres to generate a single litre of produce. Over ...


  • Water for Food & Beverage: Opportunities in water efficiency and gaining value from wastewater

    The food and beverage sector is a multi-billion dollar market for water and wastewater treatment due to its intensive use of water. The ratios between water consumption and commodity production are huge: the sugar industry uses around 3,000 litres of water to generate just one tonne of sugar product, while the dairy industry consumes up to 18 litres to generate a single litre of produce. Over the ...


  • Water and food security - Increasing water-use efficiency in agriculture

    Water scarcity affects one in three people on Earth, and the problem could increase with population growth and as the impacts of climate change become more widespread. Water is our most abundant natural resource, but without doubt it is the most misused, undervalued, and least well managed staple of life. The demand for clean fresh water for human consumption and food production is rising almost ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Moving Up the Food Chain

    For most of the time that human beings have walked the earth, we lived as hunter-gatherers. The share of the human diet that came from hunting versus gathering varied with geographic location, hunting skills, and the season of the year. During the northern hemisphere winter, for instance, when there was little food to gather, people there depended heavily on hunting for survival. Our long history ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New UV Disinfection System For Industrial Process Water

    Designed for industrial and pharmaceutical process water applications, Hanovia's new AF3 amalgam* UV disinfection system offers a high microbial kill rate with low power consumption and low hydraulic pressure drop. Designed using CFD modelling tools, it is extremely flexible and can be installed either horizontally or vertically. The AF3's unique configuration produces an axial flow through an ...

  • Abanaki Oil Grabber Oil Skimmer provides lowest-cost method for removing grease and oil from food processing wastewater

    Abanaki Corporation offers the Oil Grabber Model 8 oil skimmer for the food processing industry where plant maintenance engineers are looking for the lowest cost, most reliable method of removing food greases and oils from the wastewater stream. Abanaki skimmers use the differences in specific gravity and surface tension between oil and water, ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • Analysis of the Water and Wastewater Treatment Equipment Market in the Food and Beverage Industry

    This Frost & Sullivan research service, titled analysis of North American water and wastewater treatment equipment in the food and beverage industry, provides an overview of the market’s drivers and restraints, industry challenges, market size, competitive structure, and market forecasts. Key end users discussed include diary, meat and poultry, beverages, fruit and vegetable processing, ...


  • The new Water and Food Analytics Catalog has been updated

    Merck"s Water and Food Analytics Catalog has been fully updated to include details of our entire global product range which extends to over 450 products. As well as full product specifications, the Catalog offers an A – Z overview to help you determine the most appropriate test for a given ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • Dynamax, AquaSpy, Capilix Are Top Companies for Water Savings in Food Production

    With world food prices soaring 70% in just ten years, the $4 trillion food and beverage industry, from farm to market shelf, faces enormous pressure to grow capacity for a hungry world in the face of enormous water and environmental risk. With manufacturers hitting practical limits in their water efficiency, the industry is looking farther upstream to control its massive water risk, according to ...


    By Lux Research

  • Isan – the most significant advancement in the last 25 years in food and water safety

    The most significant advancement in the last quarter-century in food and water safety is the Isan system, a patented automated water disinfection system that reduces fungal growth, spoilage, organisms and pathogens in water and food, preventing illnesses and death. Until now, the life-saving system has been used only in Australia and New Zealand through federal approval. But now the Isan system ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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