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Advanced grain cleaning solutions significantly reduce mycotoxin levels

Uzwil (Switzerland), March 1, 2017 – Mycotoxins, produced by fungal mold, are a growing health threat to people and animals. With a quarter of the world’s agricultural produce currently contaminated, according to the FAO. Mycotoxins ranks a third most important threat after bacteria and pesticides, which is whymaximum tolerance levels permitted in food and feedstuff are becoming crucial for food and feed producers. Meeting these requirements is possible with the right processes in place. Academic studies within the European project MycoKey and practical experience confirm that a very effective means to significantly reduce mycotoxin levels is via cleaning and optical sorting processes. Bühler solutions improve food and feed safety and product quality, helping customers adhere to regulatory requirements while achieving higher margins. Read more

Bühler invests and grows

Uzwil, February 8, 2017 – Bühler showed a healthy performance in 2016. While continuing its policy of reinvesting profits to secure future development, the company has continued its growth path. Order intake in 2016 was up 3% to CHF 2.54 billion, compared to a decline of 4% in 2015. Turnover rose by 2% to CHF 2.45 billion, and profitability remained stable at 7.1% (EBIT margin). R&D investments were significantly increased. “For a company based in Switzerland, 2016 marked a real proof point considering the Euro/Swiss franc shift a year ago,” says CEO Stefan Scheiber. “In this context, we can be satisfied with these results.” Read more

Bühler Networking Days 2017 at Interpack: “Feeling Good about Food”

Uzwil (Switzerland), January 13, 2017 – Bühler offers visitors to the Interpack 2017 trade show a unique experience with new solutions, numerous innovations, automation, and services across the food value chain. Building on the Bühler Networking Days, themes of sustainability, food safety, nutrition, and the opportunities of the Internet of Things are highlighted under a general motto of “Feeling Good about Food”. Read more

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