Wednesday, June 3, 2020

NPD

New umami powder cuts salt in snack foods

Salt of the Earth has developed a new, clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient for snack applications. According to the Israeli firm, reducing the amount of salt in...

Health & Safety

Kersia acquires Holchem, creating major food hygiene player

Kersia has completed its acquisition of Holchem from Ecolab, creating the second largest food hygiene player in Europe. Holchem will join Kersia’s global operations platform...

Kite donates thousands of face visors to front line workers

Kite Packaging has donated 5,000 face visors and paper bags to 108 different organisations working and supporting the front line. The employee-owned packaging company recently...

Industry calls for Nutri-Score to be mandatory in Europe

The nutrition label Nutri-Score should become mandatory on all foods in the EU, a group of food and drink stakeholders including Danone and Nestlé...

Top safety accreditation for Western Mechanical Handling UK Ltd

Cornwall-based manufacturing company Western Mechanical Handling UK Ltd (WMH) has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in...

Supporting industry during the coronavirus pandemic

With unprecedented pressure on food, beverage and pharmaceutical manufacturers to keep supermarket and pharmacy shelves stocked, and factories operating under the strictest cleanliness and...

Loma Systems’ IQ4 Vertical Fall Metal Detector increases inspection efficiency

By working closely with both food manufacturers and retailers to fully understand their processing challenges, ‘Check & Detect’ market leaders, Loma Systems, routinely use...

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Packaging

Kite expands product range to support warehouse and logistic operations

Kite Packaging has expanded its pallet and load stability range, providing users with a wide range of solutions for their operations. Load stability is vital...

i2r wins Alufoil Trophy with innovative container

Following their recent triumph in being honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in  International Trade, market leading aluminium foil tray manufacturer, i2r Packaging...

Campbell launches new sustainable packaging goals

Campbell Soup Company have launched a new four-pointed packaging sustainability plan design to reduce packaging waste by increasing circularity. The four goals are designed to...

Kite launch hazard warning tape

Kite Packaging has added hazard warning tape – also known as lane marking tape – to its market-leading B2B website. Hazard warning tape, more recently...

Guidelines launched for including recycled content in plastic packaging

New guidelines have been launched on the use of recycled content in plastic packaging. ‘Recycled Content Used In Plastic Packaging Applications’ has been launched by...

Supply Chain

Food and drink exports fell by more than £700 million for Q1 2020 compared with the same period last year as the coronavirus pandemic...
Farmers are still able to access lending despite the disruption caused by coronavirus, according to UK Agricultural Finance (UKAF). “There has been a regular flow...
Cargill is leveraging technology to improve transparency and sustainability in the cocoa supply chain. The company has recently highlighted its latest effort and progress in...

Retail & Food Service

Events

Food Matters Live announces new virtual event

With ongoing uncertainty surrounding international travel and formal guidance on social distancing measures, Food Matters has announced a new virtual experience for the 2020...

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