All news articles for February 2020

Experts across the industry look into the benefits of sensory science in product development

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Making sense of sensory

By Ellie Woollven

As competition and complexity in food and drink offers intensify, is sensory science vital to capturing elusive gaps in the market?

The growth of vegans and vegetarians is set to continue

Top 10 food trends for 2020

By Michelle Perrett

Stuart Kelly, global head of commercial at Lloyd’s Register, provides his 10 predictions for the food industry in 2020.

CBD products could prove difficult for local authorities to enforce

CBD ruling major blow to industry

By James Ridler

The novel foods status of cannabidiol (CBD) has been a major blow for the industry, but one that is not so easily enforced, experts have claimed.

(left to right) Heineken CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer will hand over to Dolf van den Brink

Heineken CEO to step down

By Michelle Perrett

Dolf van den Brink is set to take over as CEO at Heineken from the beginning of June.

The AHDB has hit back at claims that giving up meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet

AHDB hits back at BBC meat claims

By James Ridler

Claims that reducing meat is the biggest single way to reduce consumers’ impact on the planet have been denounced by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB).

Greenyard Frozen's work with FareShare has helped to create 80k meals

Food surplus scheme creates 80,000 meals

By James Ridler

Fruit and vegetable producer Greenyard Frozen has helped create 80,000 meals for vulnerable people through its partnership with food charity FareShare.

Adapting to new technology is the way forward for supply chain operators, said Dombach

Supply chain profile

Zebra Technologies: Working smarter, not harder

By James Ridler

Daniel Dombach, head of Solution Sales at Zebra Technologies, explains why supply chain operators need to become tech-savvy to stay ahead of the game.

Ocado reported a pre-tax loss of £214m in 2019

Warehouse fire deepens Ocado loss in 2019

By James Ridler

Online retailer Ocado has reported a £214m pre-tax loss for the year ended December 2019, after costs resulting from a fire at its Andover customer fulfilment centre ate into profits.

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