All news articles for October 2019

Retailers now recognise the machinery sector’s ability and willingness to help tackle the environmental challenges facing packaging

Ulma revisits machinery manufacturers’ role in packaging innovation

By Paul Gander

Ulma Packaging backs sustainable packaging initiatives across the food industry. In an exclusive interview from the heart of the PPMA Total show at Birmingham’s NEC earlier this month, Ulma’s UK sales director Ed Williams told Food Manufacture about the...

Retailers now recognise the machinery sector’s ability and willingness to help tackle the environmental challenges facing packaging

Ulma revisits machinery manufacturers’ role in packaging innovation

By James Ridler

Ulma Packaging backs sustainable packaging initiatives across the food industry. In an exclusive interview from the heart of the PPMA Total show at Birmingham’s NEC earlier this month, Ulma’s UK sales director Ed Williams told Food Manufacture about the...

Armon has resubmitted plans for a chicken processing plant in Wales

Meat firm resubmits chicken processing plant plans

By James Ridler

Welsh meat processor Armon has resubmitted plans for a chicken processing plant adjacent to its site in Wrexham, two months after it was originally thrown out by the local council.

Under a no-deal or unless smooth export terms are included in a deal, customs and tariff arrangements would lead to the scrappage of vast quantities of NI dairy products

No-deal impact on NI dairy sparks environmental woes

By Dan Colombini

Significant environmental concerns linked to the impact of a ‘no-deal’ on the Northern Ireland (NI) dairy sector have been raised after the EU agreed an extension to Brexit negotiations.

The new soluble fibres will aid sugar reduction by 30%

Cargill invests £27m in European soluble fibres

By Dan Colombini

Cargill has invested £27m in the launch of its first soluble fibres line in Europe, alongside starches, sweeteners and texturisers, offering potential to cut products’ sugar content by up to 30%.

Closure of the dairy has led to the loss of over 300 jobs

Falling cream prices behind Tomlinson’s Dairies closure

By Dan Colombini

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has confirmed that the “significant operating losses” caused by decreased cream prices caused the closure of Tomlinson’s Dairies, as hundreds of workers seek legal action against the business.

Listeria outbreaks have claimed lives across the UK, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands this year

Court Order backs phage use against listeria

By Rod Addy

Food firms can keep using phages to fight listeria on ready-to-eat foods in the absence of a developed EU legal framework, according to a European Court of Justice Court Order.

Tulip currently operates 17 factories across the UK, supplying top retail and foodservice customers

Tulip plans 270 job cuts at Bodmin plant

By Rod Addy

Tulip Ltd’s planned 270 job cuts as it faces the closure of its Bodmin plant in Cornwall represent ‘another shock wave to the already battered Cornish economy’, according to trade union Unite.

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