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Food manufacturers could soon call on 3D printing services to quickly replace broken parts. Image: Addition Design

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3D printed parts soon available for food factories

By Gwen Ridler

Food manufacturers could soon be able to embrace on demand 3D printing to replace broken parts on the production line, thanks to new technology developed by industrial 3D printing firm Addition Design.

ITV has invested in THIS in return for adverting inventory across its channels and streaming service ITVX

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ITV invests in plant-based meat business THIS

By Gwen Ridler

Plant-based meat business THIS has received £1.5m of investment from broadcaster ITV in exchange for advertising inventory across its channels and streaming service.

Multivac opens UK innovation centre

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Multivac opens UK innovation centre

By Bethan Grylls

Following a £1.4m investment, Multivac’s Swindon site has seen an impressive facelift, with the facility now prepped for regional training and extensive customer demos.

Sam Healey showing HRH The Duke of Edinburgh parts of the new water transportation system

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Healeys investing £5m into site

By Bethan Grylls

Cornish Cyder producer Healeys has made a £5m investment which will see it doubling its processing capacity.

Tim Dixon at Project Tenzing

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Building an efficient food factory

By Bethan Grylls

July saw Food Manufacture donning high-vis and hard hats, as the team toured the latest Cook Food’s kitchen under construction.

2023's biggest threats to food and drink manufacturers. Credit: Getty/Richard Drury

Long read

Today’s biggest risks in food and drink manufacturing

By Bethan Grylls

Marsh, a leading insurance broker and risk advisor, recently highlighted several big threats producers should be aware of in 2023. Here we summarise the findings and how one might mitigate against them.

Top tips for prolonging the life of the machinery you rely on day in, day out. Credit: Getty / Monty_Rakus

Long read

Getting the most of out your plant machinery

By Bethan Grylls

Food Manufacture hears from several notable experts in machinery and maintenance to understand how food producers can avoid downtime as a result of machine failure.

Could digital twins be the key in successfully decarbonising? Credit: Getty/mechichi

Opinion

Decarbonising the food and drink manufacturing

By Adam Goves

Adam Goves, sector lead – manufacturing and industry at IES, explains why collaboration and technology are key in reaching net zero targets in food and beverage production.

Sales of frozen food continued to rise in the second quarter for 2023. Image: Getty, adisa

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UK appetite for frozen food continues to grow: BFFF

By Gwen Ridler

UK shoppers’ appetite for frozen food continues to remain strong, as the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) reports increased growth for the sector in the second quarter of 2023.

Halen Môn's founders (right)

Long read

What is a B Corp and how do I achieve one?

By Bethan Grylls

Anglesey sea salt company Halen Môn has been awarded B Corp status, joining a growing group of 29 Welsh-based companies. But what does this certification mean and why are so many F&B brands keen to claim such a title?

Welsh game could provide a healthy option for schools and hospitals. Image credit: Getty, DronG

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Push for game as healthier option in hospitals and schools

By Gwen Ridler

Welsh game could provide a cheaper, healthier option for hospitals and schools looking for lean, high protein meat and should be given equal billing to regularly used staples like chicken, beef and lamb, according to the organisers of the Welsh Game Fair.

Andy York on the motivation and impact of the organisation’s first-ever Human Rights Impact Assessment

Me & My Team

Human rights: working with teams across the supply chain

By Andy York

Like many large food companies, Pilgrim’s UK relies on multi-functional teams stretching across its supply chain. Here, Andy York, human rights manager, explains the motivation and impact of the organisation’s first-ever Human Rights Impact Assessment....

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