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Buttriss: 'We need to change the way we produce and consume food'

Nutrition Opinion

National Food Strategy Part 2: positive but chances missed

By Judy Buttriss

Part 2 of Henry Dimbleby’s recommendations to Government for a National Food Strategy, published on 15 July are ambitious and positioned to address the major challenges facing the food system: climate change, biodiversity loss, land use, diet-related...

Econauts takes home gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

Ecotrophelia UK 2021

FoodMan Talks: Econauts claims gold at Ecotrophelia UK 2021

By James Ridler

Econauts, the student team from the University of Nottingham, has taken home the gold prize at this year’s Ecotrophelia UK student innovation competition with its non-alcoholic take on coffee liqueur.

Beneo says producers want more versatility to finely tune the organoleptic characteristics of meat-free products

Plant-based: flexitarians fuel innovation on flavours

By Jerome Smail

Plant-based eating is now well and truly mainstream, and with many major food manufacturers investing significantly in their meat-free product ranges, it’s easier than ever for consumers to get onboard.

Food firms will be faced with a number of hurdles in the near future, according to the IFST

IFST report highlights major hurdles in the future of UK food

By James Ridler

Complexity surrounding food regulations, the dilution of food standards and limited access to food technicians will be the major hurdles affecting food and drink firms in the near future, according to a new report from the Institute of Food Science and...

Food safety never sleeps

Food safety never sleeps

By Jerome Smail

In a world where COVID-19 has forced a readjustment of priorities in so many areas, food safety has rightly remained at the very top of the agenda for producers.

Murphy & Son saves £100,000 through brewery innovation

Innovative approach pays off for Murphy & Son

By Jerome Smail

Brewing supplies and consultancy firm Murphy & Son claims to have saved nearly £100,000 over the past three years through its approach to product development.

Campden BRI continuous flow study aims to boost efficiency

Campden BRI study aims to cut over-processing costs

By Jerome Smail

An investigation into minimising over-processing could boost efficiency and profitability for food manufacturers, according to the project’s researchers at science and technology hub Campden BRI.

Incorporating new equipment into a factory can create cross contamination challenges

Cross contamination and cleaning in factory design

By James Ridler

Issues surrounding cross contamination and hygiene must be at the forefront of a producer’s mind when integrating new machinery into their factories, according to Mariane Hodgkinson, hygiene consultant for specialist cleaning equipment supplier Hillbrush.

Bond: 'carry-over of essential micro-nutrients into products of animal origin will generally positively impact human health'

Ask The Expert, in collaboration with the Institute of Food Science & Technology

Ask The Expert: FSA's Mark Bond: animal feed and food chain

By Mark Bond

In this Ask The Expert, Mark Bond, a senior scientific adviser at the Food Standards Agency (FSA) discusses the overlap between animal feed issues and consumer foods.

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