All news articles for June 2018

Mona Schmitz-Hübsch: ‘The emphasis has shifted from what has been removed from products to what is going into them’


Clean-label: Adding more to the mix

By Lynda Searby

The concept of clean-label has moved beyond the removal of certain ‘nasties’ in products to the insertion of ingredients that enhance health... and even the way a product is produced.

New Campden BRI project

Campden BRI sets virus control project

By Aidan Fortune

Food industry consultant Campden BRI has set up a new club project to provide effective virus control measures for the sector.

Kallø’s Popped Snack range will soon appear in WHSmith

New listing for Kallø range

By Aidan Fortune

Kallø has secured a major new listing for its low-calorie snacking range Popped Snacks.

Napolina has extended its meals range

Napolina adds two new ranges

By Aidan Fortune

Food manufacturer Napolina has launched two brand new product ranges: Napolina Risotto Bowls and Napolina Pulses and Grains Pots in response to consumer demand for premium and convenient meals.

Pig slaughtering has been affected due to the CO2 shortage

QMS relaxes restrictions due to CO2 shortage

By Aidan Fortune

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has decided to grant a temporary derogation to allow some pigs which would have been processed at Brechin to be processed at a plant south of the border and remain eligible for the Specially Selected Pork brand.

Buffalo Farm is to become the first Scottish producer of buffalo mozzarella

Buffalo Farm receives £500k grant

By Aidan Fortune

Farm and butchery Buffalo Farm is to use a £500,000 grant to become Scotland’s first producer of buffalo mozzarella.

Robinsons Brewery has teamed up with Ballakelly Farm to launch a pie flavoured with Trooper Light Brigade ale

Brewer and Manx farm create Iron Maiden pie

By James Ridler

Robinsons Brewery has worked with the Isle of Man’s Ballakelly Farm to create a Trooper Light Brigade Steak & Ale Pie, flavoured with Robinsons’ Trooper Light Brigade ale.

Collaboration is key to prevent food fraud, said Andy Morling

Collaboration needed to tackle food fraud

By James Ridler

The head of the Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) National Food Crime Unit has renewed calls for collaboration between the organisation and manufacturers, to help prevent food fraud.

Karro Foods has acquired TS Bloor & Sons

Karro acquires cooked meat specialist

By Aidan Fortune

Pork processor Karro Food Group has grown its added-value pork production with the acquisition of Leicestershire-based TS Bloor & Sons.

Blackhurst: ‘we face a challenge in a number of areas’

Morrisons builds on supplier relations progress

By Rick Pendrous

Morrisons’ commercial director Darren Blackhurst has pledged to work harder to create open and fair trading relationships with suppliers, while cutting costs by improving forecasting accuracy and agreed on-shelf activity.

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