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Processing and packing: the challenge of cheese

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Processing and packing: the challenge of cheese

With so many cheese choices now available in the UK market and consumer demand for variety increasing, processing and packaging products safely and sustainably while reducing cost and waste remains an ongoing challenge. Reiser takes a closer look.

Green burgers? Broadening the range of alt-meat products sustainably

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Green burgers? Broadening the range of alt-meat products sustainably

With the growing trend towards plant-based eating comes the challenge of manufacturing the wider variety of products entering the market. Here, Nils Beyer, food application technologist at GEA discusses the how the food processing sector can take advantage...

Wales raises the bar on sustainable manufacturing support

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Wales raises the bar on sustainable manufacturing support

With today’s consumers increasingly favouring suppliers that demonstrate ethical and environmental practices, the Welsh Government is taking proactive steps to support its food and drink businesses in achieving their sustainable goals – and reap the subsequent...

How to simplify your supply chain with networked automation

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How to simplify your supply chain with networked automation

The food and drink industry boasts one of the most complex supply chains in the world, leaving a vast amount of raw data in its wake. U.S. automation specialist TraceGains has devised a network that eases the load with rapidly growing demand prompting...

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How Northern Ireland has innovated for continued trading success

With new patterns of working becoming the norm as we head into 2022, Invest Northern Ireland is showing how its virtual approach has capitalised on this modern trading environment on behalf of its food and drink business partners, enabling them to continue...

Automating production for plant-based and meat-free foods

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Automating production for plant-based and meat-free foods

With the vegan and vegetarian market gaining ground each year, food and drink manufacturers are having to adapt their processes to meet this new demand. but with a current labour crisis in the UK market, how can automation help them to innovate successfully?

US wild rice with red wine

Content provided BY S&B Herba Foods

Why wild rice is an upcoming superfood

With consumers focused on healthier lifestyles following the Covid-19 pandemic, clean ingredients with sustainable provenance are becoming increasingly important to them – and US wild rice meets these criteria perfectly, says ingredient supplier S&B...

Why alginate has become the sausage casing of the future

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Why alginate has become the sausage casing of the future

With several points in its favour, including lower costs and greater sustainability, alginate casing is becoming a serious contender in the sausage manufacturing market, as both the gel and the technology to process it have come on in leaps and bounds,...

How equipment and process innovation can boost sustainability

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How equipment and process innovation can boost sustainability

With sustainability high on the consumer agenda, food and drink manufacturers are seeking multiple ways to reduce the plastic content in their packaging, often focusing on the end-product. However, innovating their equipment and processes could yield...

Automation to save waste in food packaging

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How can automation save waste in food packaging applications?

Reduction of waste in food production and packaging directly affects profitability and can enhance a company’s reputation through green credentials and certification. But what steps can be taken in a packaging automation project to eliminate or minimise...

Pea protein can improve texture, emulsification and juiciness in meat alternative products

Content provided BY Cargill

Plant-based 3.0: Solutions for a cold cut above the rest

With plant-based meat alternatives growing apace, Cargill examines the production challenges and the opportunity in cold cuts – and offers guidance on how suppliers can achieve plant-based success

Baked goods: understanding consumer attitudes in 2021

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Understanding consumer attitudes towards baked goods in 2021

Understanding key macro trends in the global marketplace today along with higher-level human tensions is the first step to ensuring a sustainable future for your individual business. ADM looks at the challenges and bakery solutions to give your business...

The influence of spray injection on meat products

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The influence of spray injection on meat products

With heightened consumer concern over the ingredients in food and drink products, how can meat producers – and bacon suppliers in particular – ensure their curing process results in a ‘clean label’ claim on the end-product?

Vegan food products: how to manufacture safely

Content provided BY Reading Scientific Services Limited (RSSL)

Vegan food production: avoiding the potential pitfalls

With Veganuary once again placing veganism in the spotlight, RSSL outlines the challenges facing manufacturers wanting to embrace this booming sector of the market by developing a vegan food product

An alternative to plastic packaging - food for thought

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An alternative to plastic packaging - food for thought

A growing demand for safe, sustainable, plastic-free and recyclable packaging alternatives to serve and store food is resulting in some innovative approaches. Metsä Board technical services director Matt Terry looks at the challenges and opportunities...

Automating the end-of-line for a complete package

Content provided BY Interfood Technology Ltd

Automate end-of-line processes for the complete package

While many processes in food and drink production have already been automated, processors can achieve even greater efficiency, safety and productivity by completing the cycle, argues Interfood

Alginate-cased sausages on Handtmann's Conpro 300

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Keeping up to speed on plant-based foods

The rapid evolution of plant-based foods has challenged manufacturers – and their equipment suppliers – to adapt, sometimes with surprising outcomes, as Handtmann’s Paul Morican explains

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Content provided BY SAGE

How IT can become the backbone of your business

Given current challenges, investment in IT might be way down the list of food and drink firms’ priorities, but this could allow tech-savvy competitors to gain an edge. Food Manufacture’s Ellie Woollven discusses the issue with Datel’s Paolo Arcangelo

Grains on a conveyor

Content provided BY Columbus

Is your business recall ready?

Food and drink recalls can cost a manufacturer dearly – both financially and in terms of reputational damage. We identify some of the main factors contributing to a recall and the best approach to defend your business successfully against such incidents

Importance of preparation in food

Content provided BY Interfood Technology Ltd

It’s all in the Prep

James Radcliffe, a divisional manager at Interfood Technology, considers the importance of ‘Preparation’ – one of seven dedicated divisions operated by Interfood – focusing on what needs to be considered when purchasing Preparation equipment.

Ingredients that will inspire the new wave of development in food will be on display

Content provided BY William Reed

Discover the ingredients trends before they hit the market

From 8-10 April, global ingredients suppliers will showcase their latest innovative flavours, solutions and services at The Ingredients Show, helping to drive the next wave of new products in the food and drink sector.

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Content provided BY Ishida Europe

Multihead weighers add consistency to the mix

Multihead weighers offer food manufacturers a vital edge as they strive to meet the requirements of their customers. With supermarkets and the food service sector insisting on ever more exacting specifications, it is crucial that food manufacturers maintain...

Multihead weighers add consistency to the mix

Content provided BY Ishida Europe

Multihead weighers add consistency to the mix

Multihead weighers offer food manufacturers a vital edge as they strive to meet the requirements of their customers. With supermarkets and the food service sector insisting on ever more exacting specifications, it is crucial that food manufacturers maintain...

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