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The project involved stakeholders ranging from Yorkshire Water to Future Food Solutions

Bird’s Eye builds sustainable crop production

By Rod Addy

The year before the 75th anniversary of Birds Eye peas in the UK, James Hopwood, UK agriculture manager and Steve Cann, director of Food Solutions, detail an important environmental project.

The extension of the Trade and Agriculture Commission has been cautiously welcomed by UK trade bodies

Commission will stay to safeguard food standards

By James Ridler

Trade bodies have cautiously welcomed the Government’s decision that the existence of the Trade and Agriculture Commission will continue, but have stressed industry involvement is needed in any future trade deals.

Buttriss: 'An increasingly large proportion of plant-based food is imported'

Opinion

Empirical support for the Government’s Eatwell Guide

By Judy Buttriss

Better adherence to the UK’s Eatwell Guide recommendations is associated with health (7% reduction in total mortality risk) and environmental benefits in terms of dietary greenhouse gas emissions (30% reduction), compared to very low compliance.

The investment has enhanced cheese packing capacity and capabilities

Ornua Foods UK invests £3m in Leek factory

By Rod Addy

Dairy product supplier Ornua Foods UK has announced a £3m investment in cutting and packing equipment at its Leek factory to boost capacity in response to strong consumer demand for its cheese.

Function ingredients have seen a sales boost thanks to the coronavirus and subsequent lockdowns

Ingredients and NPD

Functional agenda: Healthy ingredients receive boost during pandemic

By Michelle Perrett

Vegan ingredients, fruits and traditional cakes are just a few of the products benefiting from the coronavirus pandemic, which has prompted increased consumer focus on health, indulgence, provenance and functional ingredients.

Consumer demands have placed pressure on bakery processors to invest in new equipment at their factories

Oven-ready strategy

By Michelle Perrett

Demand for quantity and quality has forced high-volume artisan producers and larger plant bakers to upgrade equipment, while driving up efficiency and cracking down on waste.

The range is designed to allow foodservice customers to simplify their desserts offering

Freaks of Nature launches foodservice range

By Rod Addy

Freaks of Nature has launched into the foodservice market with a selection of the plant-based, free-from, vegan desserts that have already become established in top grocery retailers.

A nationwide lockdown could spell doom for foodservice suppliers already hit by coronavirus restrictions

Lockdown fears increase for foodservice suppliers

By James Ridler

A nationwide lockdown would put foodservice suppliers at risk and quash further mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the food and drink sector, according to financial adviser Oghma Partners.

Kerry spoke to chefs across Asia about how they create umami and kokumi tastes

Kerry highlights umami and kokumi trends

By Rod Addy

Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition Company has launched a campaign exploring the growing potential of umami and kokumi food flavouring trends, particularly in Asia.

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