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Suppliers can use the Kitemark to assure shoppers about product attributes such as authenticity or provenance

BSI launches Food Assurance Kitemark

By Rod Addy

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has launched a Food Assurance Kitemark to help tackle food fraud and provide a way to communicate product credentials including food authenticity and provenance to consumers.

Turner: 'We developed a recipe that was particularly scalable'

Food Man Talks

Vegan pasta concept wins Silver at Ecotrophelia UK

By Rod Addy & James Ridler

Kirsty Turner, representative of the Silver-winning team at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK competition, Plant-Up from the University of West London, explains how their entry addressed consumer demand for convenient, healthy and eco-friendly food.

Unilever: no change to operations, locations, activities, staffing levels or supply of products in UK, Netherlands

Unilever restructures under UK parent company

By Rod Addy

Unilever, the name behind Wall's ice cream, PG Tips tea and Pot Noodle, plans to restructure under one UK parent company, Unilever Plc, abandoning dual oversight from the UK and The Netherlands.

Beef sales stayed resilient, while lamb sales suffered during the lockdown

Beef strong during lockdown, but lamb suffers

By James Ridler

Beef sales thrived despite the coronavirus pandemic in Great Britain (GB), but lamb has fared less well, according to meat bodies in Wales and Northern Ireland.

Sales of Bakkavor's meals, alongside pizza & bread and desserts, look increasingly promising

Bakkavor in coronavirus fight back as factories reopen

By Rod Addy

Bakkavor, the chilled prepared food producer, is reopening two factories temporarily closed in March to cope with the impact of coronavirus as it reports exports stabilising and sales of key domestic categories improving.

Packaging requirements will change depending on the future of distribution, be that to retailers or direct to consumer

Opinion

Why deliver to retailers rather than consumers?

By Paul Gander

As the world shifts to adapt to the new normal in the wake of the coronavirus, what makes producers continue supplying to retailers instead of adopting a direct to consumer approach?

YPACK has developed a new bio-based plastic alternative to traditional food packaging

EU-funded bioplastic developed

By James Ridler

EU-funded project YPACK has developed a new bio-based plastic alternative to traditional food packaging.

Upfield produces plant-based margarines, spreads, cream and cheeses, including Flora

Flora producer Upfield invests in food science centre

By Rod Addy

Flora producer Upfield Group aims to open a €50m food science centre at Wageningen in the Netherlands before 2022 focused on developing plant-based products and sustainable packaging solutions.

Wilkins: 'We created a taste sensation'

FOOD MAN TALKS

Bread waste concept wins Ecotrophelia UK contest

By Rod Addy

Emily Wilkins, representative of the Gold-winning team at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK competition, Re-Dessert from the University of Nottingham, shares what they did to claim the top prize.

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