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It's not all child's play

There’s double health trouble on the horizon for Europe's youngsters, as Michelle Knott discovers

Bakery's business booster

Delisanté has a plan to fill the majority of its spare capacity, Lillian Kiely tells Nicholas Robinson

A game of luck leads to food start-up

Entrepreneurs breed ambition. Nicholas Robinson discovers how Bonnie Chung’s appetite to succeed is set to take her start-up firm international

Testing the temperature could boost safety

Smart labels could help consumers spotfood that's not safe to eat. But, retailers fear problems in their wider use, reports Paul Gander

Clean-labels: a dirty game?

The industry's drive to make food and drink labels easier for consumers to read has been attacked in a recently published book. Lynda Searby finds out how the sector has responded to the latest criticism

CCE’s Milton Keynes site boss’s efficiency aim

Coca-Cola Enterprises’ Nicholas Nixon won’t let the age of his site stop him from boosting its efficiency, he tells Nicholas Robinson

A big unknown in cereal

Own-label manufacturers are secretive. But John Hiles is ready to rip open the box of the cereal business he heads, Nicholas Robinson reports

All eyes on gut health

There is a glimmer of hope for Europe’s probiotics sector, Michelle Knott reports on developments

Chilled Food boss on recruitment mission

There are many threats to the food and drink sector, but CFA director Kaarin Goodburn tells Nicholas Robinson the skills gap is the biggest

Nestlé boss Fiona Kendrick sets out path for growth

Nestlé’s UK and Ireland chief executive and chairman has a tough reputation, but Nicholas Robinson finds out there’s more to her than that.

Why many heads make light work of packaging needs

Multihead weighers are being fine-tuned to the needs of specific products, as Paul Gander discovers

Perfect ingredients for a show

Explosive growth in the food and drink ingredients sector will boost its overall value to €59bn by 2018. Nicholas Robinson finds out how companies at Vitafoods are responding to the predicted uptick

Coffee success for Mondelēz in Banbury

Paul Sinclair will make his site a global hub, he tells Nicholas Robinson

Growing a rainbow revolution

For the first time since the meteoric rise of the natural colours market several years ago, supply and demand are in balance, writes Lynda Searby

Time to play fiscal hard ball on sugar tax?

As the life of the UK Parliament declines into the political equivalent of palliative care, many are speculating as to the possible blend of voluntary and mandatory measures on public health and nutrition that might follow the May election.

AG Barr to double output

Working with one high-speed production line can be a challenge, but Tim Stacey tells Nicholas Robinson there are more perks than drawbacks

Get to grips with robots

Robotic systems don’t have to be as complex as many people believe. Michelle Knott reports

Premier boss reveals recipe for revival

Gavin Darby is using his strongest assets, he tells Nicholas Robinson

Food firms in search of more security

Food firms need information at their fingertips, says Alyson Magee

Meat of the future

Rising demand for meat alternatives has pushed plant-based foods into new areas, says Lynda Searby

Quorn invests for growth

Quorn’s Billingham production site is receiving some much needed investment, its factory manager Steven Finn tells Nicholas Robinson

Don't play chicken with campylobacter

Retailers are coming under increasing flak to adopt better measures to combat high levels of campylobacter in poultry on sale. Michelle Knott reports

Soil Association seeks new areas

Soil Association boss Helen Browning will push the organisation forward, she tells Nicholas Robinson

Pressure on food firms to get healthier to grow

Pressure on food manufacturers to come up with healthier recipes has never been stronger, says Paul Gander

Adopt skills of Sherlock Holmes to beat food fraud

To avoid future food fraud, companies will need to adopt the skills of legendary detective Sherlock Holmes, discovers Michelle Knott