All news articles for April 27, 2015

IPS offers a range of contract packing services to well-known UK food brands

Nestlé forges contract packing deal

By Rod Addy

Nestlé has sealed a deal with Eddie Stobart and IPS, the UK’s largest independent contract packer, to secure a range of packaging services and the creation of display units. 

Last week's warm weather pushed up sales of hand-held ices at Waitrose

Waitrose boasts ready meals growth

By Rod Addy

Ready meals and food-to-go sales soared at Waitrose last week, with Bigham’s and Waitrose own-label Traditional British lines achieving strong sales growth.

Food allergy risks in April

Latest allergy recalls in pictures

By Laurence Gibbons

Nine potentially dangerous products were recalled or withdrawn by food businesses in April over allergy fears stemming from undeclared ingredients, according to the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

Artist's impression of Fleetwood Fish Park

Processing space available at £20M fish park

By Rod Addy

Plans for Fleetwood Fish Park will officially be launched on May 5 and seafood processors will be able to secure space at the 13,000m2 Lancashire site, which will create up to 150 jobs.

Mining and sharing big data could flag up emerging food safety problems

Big data is future for better food safety

By Rick Pendrous

Food giant Nestlé has suggested that the huge amount of data collected by companies such as itself and regulatory authorities like the Food Standards Agency (FSA) should be shared so that it can be ‘mined’ for information about emerging food safety problems.

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