All news articles for January 2018

Food manufacturers identified the challenges they faced in providing effective food safety training

Manufacturers reveal food safety training challenges

By James Ridler

Up to three-quarters (74%) of food and drink firms are planning to improve food safety in their businesses, as they reveal the challenges of providing effective training for their staff, according to a survey by Campden BRI.

Ross McMahon (centre) talks about Kendal Nutricare’s double award win at the FMEAs

FMEAs

Double award win to boost business for manufacturer

By James Ridler

Kendal Nutricare’s double award win at the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) will raise the manufacturer’s profile with customers and suppliers, says the firm’s ceo Ross McMahon in this exclusive video interview filmed on Oscar night.

The surplus food distribution initiative has been tested at Nestlé’s factories

Nestlé links up with Company Shop to cut food waste

By Rick Pendrous

An innovative approach to minimising food waste has been developed by Nestlé UK and Ireland in partnership with Company Shop – the UK’s largest redistributor of surplus food – and supported by the Waste & Resources Action Programme.

The UK food supply chain should be reshaped on the basis of six principles, says professor Elliott

Feature

Six principles to reshape food supply chains: Professor Elliott

By Mike Stones

Six principles of food integrity – “akin to a new industrial revolution” – should be used to reshape the British food supply system in the run up to Brexit and beyond, according to Professor Chris Elliott’s keynote address at the Oxford Farming Conference...

Finsbury posts sales growth in its half-year trading update

Finsbury posts growth as international sales fall

By James Ridler

Speciality cake and bread manufacturer Finsbury Food Group has posted a small rise in sales in its pre-close trading statement, despite a fall in sales from its overseas operations.

Why potassium benefits outweigh the risks

OPINION

Why potassium benefits outweigh the risks

By Judy Buttriss

Recommendations from government advisors on the use of potassium salts in place of sodium chloride (salt) was published in November.

Ingredient prototypes on show at Food Ingredients Europe

FiE 2017

Ingredient prototypes on show at FiE

By Noli Dinkovski

Food manufacturers were given an opportunity to view and taste more than 20 ingredient prototypes as part of a ‘market plaza’ at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE), which took place in Frankfurt in November.

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