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Six-in-10 adults prefer snacking over larger meals,according to Mondelēz

Mondelēz: Snacking eclipses meal time

By James Ridler

Snacking is eclipsing larger meals as the preferred choice for eating during the day, according to a new report from Mondelēz.

The UK market remains good value for investors despite Brexit and the upcoming general election

UK food M&A market ‘attractive’ despite Brexit uncertainty

By Dan Colombini

The UK food market remains “very attractive” after two major UK manufacturing M&A deals, involving Bakkavor and Valeo Foods, topped the list of industry activity in September, with the sector totalling £615.66m in value.

Beechdean Farm has been fined for an accident that left a worker blind

Beechdean Farm fined after worker blinded

By James Ridler

Beechdean Farm Limited, part of the Beechdean Group, has been ordered to pay more than £19,000 for health and safety failings, after a worker was left permanently blinded by an accident.

'There should be a focus on an industry-wide harmonisation of standards so that these advances are shared openly'

Opinion

Information-sharing needs to be transparent

By Dionisis Theodosis

Dionisis Theodosis, group chemistry technical manager at Eurofins Food Testing UK & Ireland, discusses the need for harmonisation and information-sharing across industry.

Manufacturers are more confident about food safety than last year

Post-Brexit food safety confidence

By Dan Colombini

A third of food manufacturers have revealed they are more confident about food safety standards post-Brexit than last year, despite ongoing concerns.

Reading Scientific Services called for greater guidance on allergens

RSSL urges allergen guidance

By Dan Colombini

Reading Scientific Services (RSSL) has called for greater guidance on allergens to assist with firms’ plans to administer safe free-from products.

the new National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering secured £2.78m from the European Regional Development Fund

New centre addresses engineering skills gap

By James Ridler

A new training centre to tackle the shortage of skilled engineers in the food and drink industry has been officially opened by Sheffield Hallam University.

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