Innovation in the dehydrated vegetables market enables growth

A growing global demand for processed and convenience food is pushing food producers to innovate in terms of their product offerings. This is according to a new report (Dehydrated Vegetables Market by Future Market Insights) which explains that this innovation is so manufacturers can supply healthy, ready-to-consume food products with a longer shelf life. In this context, dehydrated vegetables are fast emerging as favourite snack options. This increase in demand is fuelling growth in sales and to cater to the rising consumer need, companies are leveraging technology to produce dehydrated vegetables that can be consumed for a longer period of time. The study predicts a 4.8% growth rate of the global market for dehydrated vegetables over the coming decade. From an estimated value of more than US$ 56 billion in 2018, revenue from the sales of dehydrated vegetables is projected to cross US$ 90 billion by 2028. Some of the common technologies used to dehydrate food include infra-red drying, air drying, vacuum drying, drum drying, freeze drying, and spray drying. By helping preserve the food under certain specific conditions, these technologies help retain the taste, texture, and nutr...

Rösler: In-line blast cleaning for a wide range of castings | foundry-planet.com

When a Russian manufacturer of mining equipment set up a new foundry, the company chose a continuous feed spinner hanger shot blast machine RHBD22/27-F from Rösler to finish their castings. Besides the heavy-duty foundry design ensuring high cost efficiency and uptimes, the customer was impressed by the operational adaptability of the blast cleaning system. It allows in-line core sand removal and blast cleaning of castings made from different metal types.  For more than 90 years the Tomsk Vakhrushev Electromechanical Plant, JSC (TEMZ) has manufactured mining equipment and machinery for other industries.  Their product portfolio includes fans, jackhammers, pneumatic and hydraulic tools, as well as electrical drill presses and saws. The company produces the required equipment components as steel, grey iron and aluminum castings at its location in Siberia. A major customer demand for the new TEMZ foundry operation was that the new shot blast machine must be able to cope with the wide variety of different castings. Other requirements were a high cost efficiency and high equipment uptime. Evgeny Laza, chief technologist at TEMZ, explains: “Very important for us was also that a suppli...