Food industry leaders have united to tackle sustainability, health and food safety over the past year, despite significant challenges, but to make more progress they should be their 'own biggest critics'.
The meteoric growth in sales and the variety of plant-based foods has been so fast that the thinking on how such products are labelled has barely kept up. Here, Pete Martin, regulatory director at product information specialist Ashbury explores the latest...
McCormick & Company, the US-based ingredients supplier, has called on manufacturers in the herb and spice industry to check their businesses for fraudulent practices following the publication of an EU report.
Meat processor Cranswick has revealed the acquisition of plant-based Ramona’s Kitchen and Atlantica UK has created 'exciting opportunities' for further growth in its rapidly expanding Continental Products business.
Bunzl plc, the specialist international distribution and services group, has announced the acquisitions of chilled and frozen food gel pack firm Hydropac and industrial clothing specialist Workwear Express.
Dairy-free drinks and cereals supplier Rude Health has hired ex-People Against Dirty European general manager Tim Smith as chief executive officer to steer it through the next phase of its growth strategy.
Pulsed electric field (PEF) technology could help improve food safety and quality while avoiding detrimental changes in the sensory and physical properties of products, according to new research by Campden BRI.
Recent struggles to hire official vets at meat processing plants and abattoirs will not lead to shortages over the Christmas period, according to Food Standards Agency (FSA) chief operating officer Colin Sullivan.
2 Sisters Food Group president Ranjit Singh Boparan has praised the Government's temporary visa scheme for seasonal poultry workers, claiming it has helped source up to 900 EU workers in the run-up to Christmas.
Action on salt has called for legislation or taxation to be used to cut salt content in food and drink products, after a new study found a link between salt intake and people suffering and dying from strokes and heart disease.
World leaders have been urged to negotiate a global transition to a plant-based food system in an open letter signed by Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPCC) Scientists, Nobel Laureates and MPs.
Premium soft drinks company Belvoir Farm is continuing its drive to become carbon neutral by 2030, by installing a solar panel roof at its Leicestershire factory and joining the Certified Sustainable initiative.
Action on Sugar, the campaign group, has called for the removal of misleading nutrition and health claims baby and toddler snacks after claiming that some contain an much as two teaspoons of sugar per serve.