Friday, August 14, 2020

NPD

Hostess opens new innovation centre amid evolving snacking behaviours

Hostess Brands has opened a new Innovation Lab as consumer taste preferences continue to evolve, driving an upward shift in snacking behaviours. Located in Lenexa,...

Health & Safety

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,...

Macpac creates hard hat safety visors

Thermoformed packaging designer and manufacturer Macpac has designed and produced a PPE visor that attaches to a hard hat for workers requiring vital protection...

Temporary buildings from Lauralu aids workplace social distancing

A temporary building from temporary building manufacturer and installer Lauralu UK can provide businesses with more working space – helping to facilitate the government’s...

McCue strengthens barrier options with Banner Stakes acquisition

McCue Corporation, a global provider of fixed polymer safety barriers and damage prevention solutions, has acquired Banner Stakes, a leader in temporary safety and...

Production

Food maker secures finance as it expands into vegan market

A Welsh food producer has secured a seven-figure finance package to expand its product development activity as it moves into the vegan market. The financing...














Packaging

MPs to PM: back all-in deposit return scheme to slash waste

A 20-strong cross-party group of MPs will today call on the Prime Minister to back an all-in deposit return scheme for drinks containers. MPs from...

CCEP launches innovative paperboard solution for multipack cans

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has introduced CanCollar an innovative paperboard packaging solution, for multipack cans in Spain. The move supports the bottler’s work, in partnership...

Kite Packaging donates thousands to charities

Kite Packaging has donated £9,000 to a range of charities across its regional bases. The employee-owned business has seven Regional Distribution Centres located around the...

Sonoco acquires sustainable paper can solutions producer

Sonoco has acquired Can Packaging, a privately owned France-based designer and manufacturer of sustainable paper packaging and related manufacturing equipment, for $41.7 million. Can Packaging...

Plastic Free July – or what have plastics ever done for us?

Barry Twigg, Chief Executive at National Flexible, responds to the ‘Plastic Fee July’ movement by breaking down five key reasons why refusing single-use plastic...

Supply Chain

Leaf chain manufacturer FB Chain is donating 100% of the proceeds of its limited edition black and orange chain wear gauges to Garden House...
Diageo, maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness, has achieved its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility Goals. Originally set in 2008, and refreshed in 2015, the...
The UK’s new Trade and Agriculture Commission has been formally launched this week. Animal welfare, consumer and environmental groups met with the Department for International...

Retail & Food Service

Events

Future Food-Tech summit to bring experts together virtually next month

Next month, C-Suite food brand executives, investors and entrepreneurs from all four corners of the globe will come together for the virtual Future Food-Tech...

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