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TFAs are naturally present in food products derived from ruminant animals, such as meat and dairy products

EU draft legislation limits trans fats

By Rod Addy

Trans fat limits for food have been introduced into EU draft legislation, with a proposed restriction of 2g per 100g of fat, where trans fatty acids (TFAs) are not naturally present in animal fat.

ABB Robotics’ YuMi dual-arm collaborative robot is being joined next month by a single-arm version

SHOW REVIEW

PPMA Show 2018: between the bigger exhibits

By Paul Gander

Not all of the news from last week’s PPMA Show at Birmingham NEC was about major announcements and unmissably-large pieces of equipment.

Real Good Food Group is focusing on developing its core Cake Decoration and Food Ingredients divisions

Real Good Food Group board slams ‘uncontrolled growth’

By Rod Addy

Real Good Food (RGF) Group’s board criticised the ‘uncontrolled growth’ of infrastructure and overheads and the ‘ill-advisedness of investing’ before securing necessary funds that had sparked a drastic business overhaul in the past financial year.

Saggiomo is concentrating its office space, cold rooms and processing facilities at the Croydon site

Shellfish firm invests in south London move

By Rod Addy

Shellfish processor Saggiomo Luxury Foods has secured £90,000 from HSBC UK, which it has invested in consolidating its operations in Croydon, having moved from Mitcham in south-west London.

The Global Index examines the CSR performance of more than 33,000 companies across nine industries from 2015 to 2017

Small food firms ranked top for corporate social responsibility

By James Ridler

Small food and drink companies were the top-ranked group for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) record in the second annual edition of EcoVadis’ Global CSR Risk and Performance Index. The report shows one of the ways in which firms’ performances...

NewCold has spent £100m on build costs for the new facility, which employs 200 staff, with the aim to recruit at least a further 70

NewCold: biggest deep freeze to employ 270

By Rod Addy

NewCold Logistics has opened the UK’s biggest food deep freeze, which cost £100m to build and has created 200 jobs, with 70 more recruits and more investment anticipated over the next two years.

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