Sunday, September 20, 2020

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Berry Gardens develops UK’s first home-grown organic blueberries

A grower-owned co-operative has developed and launched what is believed to be the UK’s first locally produced organic blueberries. The launch from Berry Gardens comes...

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

Kraft Heinz accelerates sustainability journey

Kraft Heinz is on track to deliver its first circular Tomato Ketchup PET bottle a year ahead of schedule, the food giant has revealed...















Packaging

Coffee brand launches first range in compostable packaging

Spanish coffee brand Cafés Novell has launched its first range of beans and ground coffee in 100% compostable packaging in the UK. The launch comes...

Kite packaging now MPAS registered for design

Kite Packaging is now an MPAS registered company with one of its Aerospace & Defence Packaging Design Engineers a MPAS certified designer. This registration is...

Nestlé doubles down on sustainable packaging efforts

A $30 million investment to increase food-grade recycled plastics in the US is among a raft of new initiatives as Nestlé intensifies its sustainable...

Coca-Cola moves towards rPET in Western Europe

Coca-Cola in the Netherlands and Coca-Cola in Norway plan to transition to plastic bottles made from 100% recycled plastic (rPET). Following last year’s announcement that...

Aldi swaps plastic for cardboard across entire steak range

Aldi is introducing cardboard packaging across its entire steak range in all 890 UK stores as it makes good on its pledge to reduce...

Supply Chain

A new ecolabel aims to help shoppers reduce their environmental impact by identifying rice that has been sustainably produced. The ‘SRP-Verified’ Label, which aims to...
Nestlé has pledged that every cup of Nespresso coffee will be carbon neutral by 2022. The pledge builds on a decade of work in which...
Tariff free access for British biscuits, increased geographical indications on food and drink, and tariff reductions for pork and beef exports are among the...

Retail & Food Service

Events

COVID sees ALL4PACK postponed to 2022

The organisers of the ALL4PACK trade show have postponed the event until 2022 in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the outbreak, Comexposium Group...

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