All news articles for July 2022

Find out the latest developments in packaging technology in The Complete Package

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The Complete Package: Sustainability and EU legislation

By Gwen Ridler

The latest developments in packaging technology, developing sustainable solutions for direct to consumer wine delivery and beating EU legislation on tethered caps are highlighted in our latest round-up of food and drink packaging innovations.

Walkers is committed to non-HFSS products

Walkers revamp products to become non-HFSS

By Michelle Perrett

Walkers has revamped products from its three ranges – Walkers Baked, Doritos Dippers and PopWorks – to become non-high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS), meeting the demand for healthier snacks.

The new hybrid office has been designed to help the wellness of workers

McCain transforms HQ into hybrid working space

By Michelle Perrett

McCain Foods has transformed its UK HQ in Scarborough to create a hybrid working area for its office staff in order to boost employee wellness and build on the company’s sustainability goals.

The Taylor family has taken full ownership of the Scottish crisp company

Mackie's at Taypack in family buy-out

By Michelle Perrett

Mackie’s at Taypack, the Scottish crisp brand, has become wholly owned by the Taylor family after it purchased the remaining shares in the company from Mackie's of Scotland.

Cold chain energy bills are set to double in 2022

Cold storage energy bills set to double

By Gwen Ridler

Electricity bills for the UK’s cold storage facilities are set to double between 2021 and 2022, according to the Cold Chain Federation (CCF).

The BVA has regularly highlighted the dearth of vets

Brexit export certificates cost over £26m this year

By Rod Addy

Export health certification cost over £26m from January to June this year, claims the food industry's sanitary & phytosanitary (SPS) certification working group, which wants food business operators to support e-certification trials.

Smith: 'It would be economically foolish, morally wrong and globally irresponsible to drive UK customers to buy less sustainable alternatives'

Future trade deal must not undermine Welsh meat: HCC

By Gwen Ridler

UK trade negotiators risk scoring ‘a disastrous own goal’ against the Welsh meat industry if the next round of international trade deal drive UK customers to buy less sustainable alternatives to Welsh meat, warned Meat Promotion Wales (Hybu Cig Cymru,...

What are the latest NPD launches?

The latest food and drink product launches

By Michelle Perrett

Welsh cheese crisps, dairy-free yogurt for kids, functional tea, and a range of ice creams all feature in this recent round-up of product launches.

People on the move in the food and drink industry

People on the move in food and drink

By Gwen Ridler

Barry Callebaut’s head of innovation has stepped down from the role, as Cardiff Metropolitan University announces a new appointment at its ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre.

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