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CMB Enginnering apprentices win another gold medal

Three apprentices from CMB Engineering won first place for the second time at the National WorldSkills UK competition.

NPD

Ingredients

Production

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    Pluckr wins Food Valley Award

    Pluckr, a machine that uses ultrasonic vibrations to rapidly de-bunch grapes without damaging them, has won the Food Valley Award 2014. The machine was developed by JFPT/foodlife and TOP.

Packaging

Supply Chain

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    A-SAFE claim double eureka moment

    Halifax-based A-SAFE, inventors of the world’s first fixed polymer safety barriers, have enjoyed double success with the new iFlex RackGuard.

Retail & Food Service

Highlights

Health & Safety

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Omron's new relays make safety simpler

With just three models, safety relays in the new G9SR range cover virtually all common control system safety requirements for standalone applications.

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New qualification to prepare foodservice staff for allergen legislation

A new qualification has been launched that could help foodservice staff prepare for legislation on food allergens due to be introduced later this year.

Launches

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Erlenbacher’s new Christmas pudding offers a taste of summer

Erlenbacher is getting into the seasonal spirit with its fruity alternatives to the traditional Christmas Pudding, offering consumers a taste of summer this winter.

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Swedish startup wins world's largest beverage contest with relaxation drink

NOA Potions has won the top prize in the World Beverage Innovation Awards, with the anti-stress beverage NOA Relaxation.

Events

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Saudi exhibition showcases global marketplace under one roof

The second edition of Foodex Saudi has attracted more than four hundred brands from over thirty countries and is projected to receive over 15,000 visitors and buyers.

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Nordic Organic Food Fair reports 13% increase in attendees

Nordic Organic Food Fair – the Nordic region’s only dedicated international trade show for organic food and drink – has announced a 13% increase in total attendance for 2014.