All news articles for August 2017

Flavour houses have played a big role in new product development within the food industry, helping to develop recipes that meet new flavour demands

90 year birthday special

Modern food flavours that meet modern tastes

By Steve Morgan

This year, the UK Flavour Association celebrates its centenary. Steve Morgan describes its members’ contribution to exciting new flavours.

The pace of food manufacturing change has quickened over the past 90 years

90 year birthday special

Food industry’s 90 years of innovation

By Colin Dennis

Food and drink manufacture has undergone major advances, designed to meet changing consumer tastes and modern production standards.

Food Manufacture was first published in May 1927, in the same month that Charles Lindbergh became the first man to complete a solo non-stop tans-Atlantic flight

90 Year Birthday special

Voice of the foodsector is born

By Rick Pendrous

Food Manufacture was launched in May 1927 as a forum for those working in food and drink manufacture. Ninety years on, it is a role it still plays.

Food industry must learn from its history

90 year birthday special

Food must learn from its history

By Rick Pendrous

Food Manufacture magazine appeared 90 years ago. The first issue was published in May 1927 with the aim of providing a forum for discussion for professionals working in UK food and drink processing. 

The new General Data Protection Regulation may catch many unprepared

Food firms ‘are not ready for data protection rules’

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink manufacturers are being urged to prepare for a major overhaul of data protection laws, after a survey found more than two-thirds of key business personnel had not received any training ahead of its introduction next May.

Mondelēz boss Glenn Caton urged to food and drink manufacturers to step up investment

Mondelēz boss urges food industry investment

By Noli Dinkovski

Food and drink manufacturers need to invest if they want to avoid “long-term productivity issues” faced by the UK economy in the run-up to Brexit, a boss at one of the world’s biggest confectionery companies has claimed.

Patent applications for gluten-free bread machinery are increasing

Free-from foods trend drives patent growth

By Noli Dinkovski

The growth of clean-eating and free-from foods has led to an increase in global food and drink patent applications, a law firm has revealed.

Krones will demonstrate direct printing onto PET bottles at Drinktec

Drinktec 2017 features inline, direct digital inkjet printers

By Paul Gander

Major equipment companies are putting their weight behind inline, direct-to-container digital inkjet printing, especially for beverages in polyethylene terephthalate (PET), with systems set to feature at this week’s Drinktec show in Germany.

Food safety culture tends to vary between companies, claim experts

Feature analysis

Food safety: why it’s all a state of mind

By Paul Gander

Is ‘food safety culture’ too fuzzy-edged a concept to be an important objective in its own right? Not at all, say the experts.

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