All news articles for October 2016

The EU-Canada trade deal – regarded by some as a post-Brexit model for the UK – took seven years to negotiate

European food firms hail EU-Canada trade deal

By Michael Stones

European food and drink manufacturers’ organisation FoodDrinkEurope has welcomed the signing of an EU trade deal with Canada, viewed by some as a model for the UK’s trade arrangements with the union after Brexit.

Be among the first to discover this year’s winners by booking your place at our Venice-themed awards celebration on the evening of Wednesday, November 2 at The Hilton Park Lane, London

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards on Wednesday

By Michael Stones

The long wait to discover the winners of this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) is nearly over, with the gala awards evening set for Wednesday November 2 at The Hilton Park Lane, London. 

Morrisons raises price of Marmite

Morrisons raises price of Marmite by 12.5%

By Matt Atherton

Morrisons has raised the price of 92 Unilever products, including Marmite, just days after Tesco’s highly public row over Unilever’s price increase demands.

Ishida's AirScan has improved quality control procedures at manufacturer M-Back

Leak detection in modified atmosphere packs

By Rick Pendrous

An inline system for detecting leaks in modified atmosphere packs (MAP), AirScan from Ishida, has improved the quality control procedures and cut labour costs for a new snack product made by German food manufacturer M-Back, part of dairy giant Meggle.

Selig has developed a new range of tamper-evident seals and liners

Tamper-evident seals and liners upgraded

By Rick Pendrous

A range of two-piece wax laminated induction liners has been developed by tamper-evident cap and closure lining materials manufacturer Selig.

The Village Bakery has installed two Fuji Alpha VII box motion flow-wrapping systems

Village Bakery installs flow wrappers

By Rick Pendrous

The Village Bakery in Wrexham has recently installed two additional Fuji Alpha VII box motion flow-wrapping systems from Paramount Packaging Systems in a move designed to increase efficiencies, reduce labour costs and ensure faster product changeover.

Domino Printing Sciences has signed up to the code of Good Manufacturing Practice

Domino signs up to code of practice for printing inks

By Rick Pendrous

As a supplier of inks to the food industry and a member of the European Printing Inks Association (EuPIA), Domino Printing Sciences has signed up to the code of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), which since March 1 2016, all EuPIA members have been expected...

Mecatherm's Modular Vertical System

Automatic line ensures 'first-in, first-out'

By Rick Pendrous

The Modular Vertical System (MVS) is an automatic bakery production line that combines modularity and intelligence in the design of the equipment, according to its French manufacturer Mecatherm.

The Multitex4 bread moulder

Bread seed enrober reduces waste

By Rick Pendrous

Loaves can now be enrobed with seeds or grains and made into swirls, thanks to the latest innovations from Baker Perkins.

Bread basket stacking system

Bread basket stacking system on show at Gulfood

By Rick Pendrous

Bakery production system supplier Oddy, together with its parent Newsmith Stainless – a specialist in cleaning and handling equipment – will be displaying its capabilities at the Gulfood Manufacturing Exhibition, which takes place in Dubai this month...

Linx Printing Technologies' Linx 10 printer

Portable and compact continuous ink-jet printer

By Rick Pendrous

A compact and portable entry-level continuous ink-jet (CIJ) printer, that is capable of delivering high-quality two-line codes, was launched by Linx Printing Technologies at the PPMA Total show.

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