All news articles for June 2016

A more integrated supply chain is needed post Brexit, argues Tsinopoulos

Brexit: food firms need integrated supply chains

By James Ridler

An integrated supply chain that standardises legislation, systems, policies, and engineering methods is needed post-Brexit, according to a leading university academic.

Combination food-to-go pack from Colpac

Combination 'food-to-go' packs now in smaller sizes

By Rick Pendrous

Packaging supplier Colpac has expanded its range of Combione packaging in direct response to foodservice and retail demand for more varied packaging sizes for the ‘food-to-go’ market.

World's lightest aluminium seafood can

World's lightest aluminium seafood can

By Rick Pendrous

Pioneering development work at Ardagh Group’s specialist aluminium can plant in Cuxhaven, north Germany, has resulted in the production of the world’s lightest aluminium seafood can.

Integrated printers give cost savings

Integrated printers give cost savings

By Rick Pendrous

The Cercle Vert group, a distributor of food and non-food products in the Paris area, has integrated Printronix line matrix printers into the heart of its IT system, saving it €1M (£774,121) in five years.

Sensors on Glenfiddich stills prevent frothy spills

Sensors on Glenfiddich stills prevent frothy spills

By Rick Pendrous

William Grant & Sons Distillers, producer of the Glenfiddich single malt brand, has installed the latest instrumentation from Siemens at its Dufftown Distillery in the Highlands of Scotland.

The exporters' association fears a euro backlash against British products

Brexit impact

Brexit risks euro backlash against British goods

By Michelle Perrett

The Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) has warned of a possible “consumer backlash” against British products in Europe, after Britons’ shock vote to quit the EU.

A UK trade deal with the EU could be frustrated by 'east European vested interests'

Brexit impact

EU trade deal to be delayed by ‘east Europeans’

By Michael Stones

The vested interests of east European Member States will delay and frustrate the UK’s bid to conclude a swift trade deal with the EU, an EU insider told a meeting organised by the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) yesterday (June 28).

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