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Food firms must adapt to toughest regulation

09-Apr-2014 - Manufacturers that want to make health claims on pack are adapting to the EU’s line of regulation.

Zero food waste to landfill - mission accomplished?

09-Apr-2014 - Is zero waste to landfill an easy target for smaller businesses to hit? And once they do, what next?

Vitafoods offers perfect opportunity to network

21-Mar-2014 - Vitafoods is a chance to showcase new products, learn about market trends or network with potential suppliers and buyers, says Nicholas Robinson

US food firm plots UK gluten-free market invasion

21-Mar-2014 - Simon Hazlett is taking Boulder Brands’ American dream to the UK’s free-from market, reports Nicholas Robinson

Rice firm aims to double turnover by 2016

21-Mar-2014 - Automation has helped to put Kohinoor’s rice profits in the bag, reports Nicholas Robinson

Foodex show overview - at a glance

17-Mar-2014 - Final preparations are underway for Foodex 2014, the UK show for food and drink processing, packaging and logistics, which takes place at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC) from March 24 to 26.

Novel foods approval changes set for the EU

13-Mar-2014 - The EU’s overhaul of the novel foods approval process will inspire and speed up innovation, says Michelle Knott

Supply chain systems to help with retailer failings

13-Mar-2014 - How good are supply chain systems at meeting retailer demand? asks Paul Gander

No complacency at Greencore despite rising share price

11-Mar-2014 - Profits may be rising but Patrick Coveney isn’t complacent, reports Rick Pendrous

Brewer Adnams determined to reach new markets

11-Mar-2014 - Adnams’s Dr Andy Wood is determined to see the brand reach new markets, reports Nicholas Robinson

Frecco revamps from the ground up

11-Mar-2014 - Small can be beautiful in the food business, as Paul Barney tells Nicholas Robinson

Food firms keeping quiet about automation

03-Mar-2014 - Supermarkets’ short-term contracts are stifling the automation of the food industry, says Andrew Williams

Food safety crisis could be on the horizon

13-Feb-2014 - With ever-tighter environmental health budgets and the looming threat both of greater cost recovery and of privatisation, some experts claim we have all the ingredients for a full-blown food safety crisis.

Site visits fundamental to securing growth: CCE boss

13-Feb-2014 - Steve Adams is a sensation at Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE). A former electrical apprentice, he rose to become CCE group director of supply chain operations for Great Britain in April last year, following a four-year stint as operations director at the Sidcup site.

Shelf-life extension leads to new markets for Deli 24

13-Feb-2014 - High-pressure processing has opened up new export markets for Deli 24 by extending the shelf-life of its snack food range, says Gary Scattergood

Natural colours trend sparks research

13-Feb-2014 - As the trend for natural colours continues, so does the research into their stability, says Michelle Knott.

Final countdown to meet Food Information Regulation

10-Feb-2014 - It’s the final countdown to meet the new Food Information Regulation, reports Nicholas Robinson.

Karro Food Group’s lean measures paying off

16-Jan-2014 - Gary Scattergood talks to Karro Food Group chief executive Seamus Carr and Malton site md William De Klein

Saturated fats in food down to below 11%

16-Jan-2014 - The government’s new pledge aims to reduce saturated fats in food down to below 11%, reports Michelle Knott

Traceability never the same again post horsemeat

16-Jan-2014 - How will the horsemeat scandal impact traceability systems, asks Paul Gander

Tulip boss outlines bright future ahead

06-Jan-2014 - The future’s bright for Tulip’s Bodmin meat production site, reports Gary Scattergood

Animal welfare boss targets food manufacturers

09-Dec-2013 - Compassion in World Farming’s Dr Tracey Jones is taking a softly, softly approach to getting major food firms to improve animal welfare standards, reports Gary Scattergood

Food firm's microwaveable investment

02-Dec-2013 - Taste Inc microwaveable snacks were the brainchild of Adrian Wilson. He tells Gary Scattergood how they are broadening CP Foods’ customer base

Mondelez's whacky innovations

02-Dec-2013 - In the mysterious UK food science labs of Mondelēz International, something is stirring – aside from the latest centrifuge. Rod Addy investigates

Meat firms' customer collaborations

02-Dec-2013 - Many meaty demands must be met by today’s processing equipment, reports Alyson Magee

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