Tuesday, October 20, 2020

NPD

Mondelēz opens centre for sustainable cocoa farming solutions

Mondelēz International has this month opened its state-of-the-art cocoa crop science technical centre in Pasuruan, Indonesia. The centre enables the company to develop and promote...

Health & Safety

Verner Wheelock celebrates 30 years in business

Food industry training experts, Verner Wheelock, celebrated 30 years in business this month. The company based in Skipton, North Yorkshire, was founded by Professor Verner...

Revised industry dust control guidance launched for bakeries

Following a comprehensive review, the Federation of Bakers (FoB) has published its revised guidance on Dust Control and Health Surveillance in Bakeries. The industry guidance...

UK launches voluntary calorie guideline for food industry

Public Health England (PHE) is encouraging the food industry to tackle obesity and boost national health in the wake of COVID-19 with new voluntary...

FSA publishes updated allergen guidance

The UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published updated technical guidance for allergen labelling following changes for pre-packed for direct dale food. According to FSA,...

Diversey’s e-learning opportunity offers essential hygiene support to F&B industry

Diversey - the leading global hygiene and cleaning company – is extending its support for the Food and Beverage (F&B) industry in the current...

SOS Hygiene Technologies introduces ‘Whole Room Disinfection’

To meet customer, retailer and consumer expectations and to address the food industry’s ever-increasing demand for high standards of microorganism control during food production,...

Production

Goya expands manufacturing & distribution capacity

Hispanic food producer, Goya Foods, has invested $80 million to expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Brookshire, Texas. The expansion includes the purchase of...















Packaging

Improve your pack room equipment

Kite Packaging has recently expanded two of its popular pack room products – its dynamic gummed paper tape machine and glue gun bundles. Efficiency in...

i2r set to accelerate growth across all sectors

Following a strategic investment in 5 new high speed process lines for its Shropshire-based manufacturing site, leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging Solutions,...

Innovia Films launch new carbon neutral label film

Innovia Films is launching Encore C45cn, the first carbon neutral BOPP label film. Encore C45cn is ISCC certified and will contribute to reducing carbon...

New barcode validation solution from Toshiba Tec

Print solutions specialist Toshiba Tec has launched ScanSure, a flexible verification-based validation solution for barcodes. Aimed at manufacturing companies, especially those in the food and...

Wales to open £2m sustainable food packaging hub

The £22 billion Welsh food and drink industry is to get a productivity and sustainability boost from the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research...

Supply Chain

The Canadian Government is providing more than $2.5 million in funding to support Ontario dairy processors and to enhance productivity. Kawartha Dairy and Mariposa Dairy...
Profits for dairy farmers have recovered in 2020 after a fall in the previous year, according to the Old Mill Milk Cost of Production...
The first shipments of UK beef departed for the USA this week, marking an historic moment for UK farmers and food producers. Following the USA’s...

Retail & Food Service

Events

FRUIT LOGISTICA shifts the date and adapts concept

FRUIT LOGISTICA will take place in 2021 as a Special Edition and is rescheduling to 18 to 20 May 2021 to host its trade...