All news articles for February 2021

UK meat firms could move operations to the EU if export troubles continue

Meat processors trade in EU to bypass Brexit export woes

By James Ridler

UK meat businesses are considering setting up an EU base to bypass export problems, as meat processors continue to struggle to ship product to the continent, the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) claims.

Watch the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards live!

Food Manufacture Excellence Awards 2021

Watch the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards live!

By Rod Addy

Watch this space for the virtual screening of the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards, the winners announcement for which will kick off this afternoon at 5pm.

Buttriss: 'Investment in plant research involving a multidisciplinary research team can help tackle major public health challenges'

Nutrition opinion

Plant-based benefits: ‘super pea’ may help tackle diabetes

By Judy Buttriss

Recently there has been considerable interest in peas (Pisum sativum) as a plant source of protein. But new research indicates resistant starch – found in some peas – may help control blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes, the incidence...

The Vegan Society has raised concerns with AHDB's new advertising campaign

The Vegan Society labels AHDB campaign misleading

By James Ridler

A series of new adverts from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) has been labelled misleading and presents a false narrative of plant-based diets, according to the Vegan Society.

Supply chain operators could soon be hit but a massive packaging shortage, warns Antalis

Packaging shortages to hit supply chains

By James Ridler

As packaging demand swells, driven by an accelerated switch to online purchasing, supply chain operators should consider alternatives to paper and card to maintain the flow of materials, according to Antalis.

Freaks of Nature md Tim Wild talks free-from, COVID and being a finalist in this year's FMEAs

Plant-based awards finalist targets free-from growth

By James Ridler

The growth of free-from in the plant-based category and the challenge of adapting to a global pandemic are hot topics for Food Manufacture Excellence Awards finalist Freaks of Nature.

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