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Richard Frazier: ‘We’re very focused on ensuring our graduates’ employability in the food sector’

Building careers at the University of Reading

By James Ridler

University of Reading courses are planned with the aim of launching food science and technology students directly into employment, as Richard Frazier explains.

Fedima has urged producers to avoid ‘free-from’ claims  on their food

Fedima: Avoid ‘free-from’ claims

By Rod Addy

Free-from claims need careful consideration under allergen labelling regulations and should ideally be avoided, the European trade body representing bakery, confectionery and patisserie suppliers has warned.

Baxters Food Group acquired Baxters Canada Inc. in 2004

Baxters Food Group sells Canadian subsidiary

By Rod Addy

Baxters Food Group has sold its Canadian subsidiary Baxters Canada Inc to three financial partners, which are each investing $8m (£6.1m) in the business.

Gastro Star has introduced a new fresh produce packaging line

Gastro Star introduces new Itech packaging line

By James Ridler

Switzerland-based vegetable processor Gastro Star has minimised product giveaway using fixed weight packs, thanks to a new packaging line installed by Ishida Europe and its Swiss distributor, Itech.

Ukraine officials visited AHDB to learn about meat hygiene

Ukrainian officials visit AHDB

By Aidan Fortune

The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) welcomed food safety specialists from the Ukraine to its headquarters in Warwickshire.

Tesco's decision to remove best before dates has been heavily praised

Tesco waste initiative sets benchmark

By James Ridler

Tesco’s decision to remove best-before dates from select fruit and vegetable lines will be a benchmark that all other supermarkets will follow, according to an industry expert.

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