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Morrisons' fresh produce depot has levelled up thanks to Brillopak

Robots make light work of potatoes

By Noli Dinkovski

Productivity and efficiency at Morrisons’ fresh produce depot in Rushden, Northamptonshire, has reached “a whole new level” after the installation of two automated Brillopak crate-loading potato cells, the retailer has claimed.

Little Moons planned to create 150 new job at its £3.5m factory

Mochi brand opens £3.5m factory in London

By James Ridler

Mochi brand Little Moons has opened a £3.5m factory in London in a bid to meet increasing demand in the UK and internationally, with plans to create 150 jobs.

The rise in plant-based diets has sparked demand for flour made from legumes and vegetables

Plant-based flour market set to grow

By Noli Dinkovski

The growth in vegan and vegetarian diets is set to be mirrored by a rise in the demand for flour made from legumes and vegetables, a West Yorkshire-based ingredients supplier has claimed.

Surface texture can change consumer perception of food

Less healthy looking food appeals more

By Noli Dinkovski

Changing the surface texture of food to make it appear less healthy has been shown to increase consumption, a study has found.

The sugar reduction target reached by autumn 2018 was 2.9% against an overall target of 20% by 2020

A lighter touch: the future of sugar reduction?

By Linda Searby

With 2020 sugar reduction targets still beyond the food industry’s reach, is taxation becoming a reality and what is stopping manufacturers from reaching those elusive goals?

Strike action at Allied Bakeries in Belfast has been called off

Unions call off strike action at Allied Bakeries NI

By James Ridler

Members of the Bakers, Food and Allied Workers Union (BFAWU) and Unite have called off strike action at Allied Bakeries’ Northern Ireland factory, after agreeing to engage in discussions with management over pay.

the loss of frictionless trade with the EU could see prices rise and a loss of availability, claimed the BRC

Food prices to rise with Brexit border friction

By James Ridler

The UK will be at risk of higher food prices, reduced supply of short shelf-life goods and a lack of choice as a result of border friction with the EU, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Lucozade Ribena Suntory opened its new £13m line in Coleford last week

New £13m line opens at Coleford Lucozade factory

By James Ridler

Lucozade Ribena Suntory has opened a new £13m energy and water-efficient line at its Coleford, Gloucestershire factory in a bid to meet demand and cut down on its impact on the environment.

George Eustice takes top role at Defra

George Eustice takes top role at Defra

By Michelle Perrett

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s controversial cabinet reshuffle saw some new changes affect the food and manufacturing sectors.

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