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Food fraudsters are an opportunisitc bunch that'll capitalise on any weakness in the supply chain

Tackling opportunistic fraudsters: NSF podcast

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, NSF director and food safety consultant Jackie Healing talks to Food Manufacture about the opportunistic nature of fraudsters and how manufacturers can take steps to mitigate and avoid food fraud.

Eduardo Noronha talks alternative proteins in this exclusive podcast

JBS delves deeper into the world of alternative proteins

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, JBS global head of innovation and operational excellence Eduardo Noronha discusses the meat processing giant’s plans for alternative proteins across plant-based, fermented and cultivated meat.

Natasha's Law saw all pre-packed food labeled with the allergens it contained

Natasha Foundation clinical trials: Exclusive podcast

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, Natasha Allergy Research Foundation co-founder Nadim Laperouse discussed his hopes for the recently launched clinical trials, as well as the work that has already been done with the food and drink industry.

Jon Burton talks research and development on the Enriched range

R&D and plant-based fish: John West podcast

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, Jon Burton – marketing director at John West – discussed the research and development process behind the brand’s Enriched line of tuna products and the growth of plant-based alternatives to fish.

Noochy Poochy is made using Nooch - nutritional yeast - to give it  a cheese-like flavour

Vegan pet food in focus: Noochy Poochy interview

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, vegan dog food brand Noochy Poochy founder McKinna details the journey of her company, from idea to fully realised product, and the challenges that she met along the way.

Plant-based burgers can maintain their juiciness through cooking with PrimeLock+

Givaudan launch looks to improve plant-based burger mouthfeel

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive podcast interview, Flavio Garofalo – Givaudan global category director – discussed the development of the ingredients manufacturer's newest product PrimeLock+ and its roles in the development of plant-based burgers and meat analogues....

Harrow (Pictured) discussed the latest trends and future challenges in the frozen food market

Frozen food momentum to continue post-pandemic: BFFF CEO

By Gwen Ridler

Consumer spend on frozen food will continue grow after the pandemic, with frozen fruit and plant-based some of the biggest trends. according to British Frozen Food Foundation (BFFF) chief executive Richard Harrow.

Van den Eshof discussed some of the key consumer trends for 2022

Key consumer trends for 2022: Exclusive podcast

By Gwen Ridler

The balance between health and indulgence, experiences and flavour mash-ups were just some of the key consumer trends to look out for in 2022, according to Friesland Campina’s global marketing lead for food Suzanne Van den Eshof.

Edible insects sold in the UK are done illegaly, according to Horizon Insects

Edible insects left in legal limbo

By Gwen Ridler

Producers of edible insects in the UK have been left in legal limbo, after the Food Standards Agency (FSA) failed to notify producers of new regulations on novel foods post Brexit transition period, according to Horizon Insects.

From finance to drinks, Suppey has built Kyon Drinks up to be a contender in the non-alcoholic drinks market

Kyon Drinks: New drinks launch dodges the pandemic

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Kyon Drinks founder Daniel Suppey talks Food Manufacturer through the trials of setting up a drinks business during a global pandemic and the strengths of the non-alcoholic drinks market.

Pictured: Blue Aurora founder Rachel Templeton

Reducing waste and beating COVID at Blue Aurora

By Gwen Ridler

Rachel Templeton, founder of blueberry wine producer Blue Aurora, spoke with Food Manufacture about reducing food waste and finding success despite the COVID-19 pandemic in this exclusive podcast.

Reducing water usage can be achieved by all businesses through simple methods, explained Norman

Managing water usage at Suntory

By Gwen Ridler

Suntory Beverage & Food Europe head of sustainability gives advice on how to cut down water usage in the factory in this exclusive podcast.

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

Rethinking UK game at Holme Farmed Venison

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Holme Farmed Venison (HFV) managing director Nigel Sampson discussed how his business eschewed the traditional methods of processing game meat in an effort to appeal to an audience more interested in locally sourced, fresh...

Made Smarter helps small to medium-sized firms understand where industry 4.0 could fit into their strategies

Made Smarter

How Made Smarter is helping firms grow through digital tech

By Rod Addy

Food manufacturers classed as small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are proving keen to implement industry 4.0 via Made Smarter and it's paying off, says Donna Edwards, director for Made Smarter's North West adoption programme.

The status of eggs in 2021: Noble Foods interview

The status of eggs in 2021: Noble Foods interview

By Gwen Ridler

Exports, supply of labour and the future of egg replacement products were some of the key developments discussed with agriculture director at Noble Foods Graham Atkinson in this exclusive interview.

Chicken Joes secured a tax benefit worth £77,863 with the help of R&D tax consultancy Catax

Chicken Joes boosts business after securing £78k tax credit

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Chicken Joes managing director Joe Koumi discusses how a research and development (R&D) tax rebate has benefitted his business and the perceived difficulties with companies pursuing rebates.

Smart salt is designed to help achieve between 10% and 60% sodium reduction in products

Re:formulate: Brusco MD on sodium reduction and Smart Salt

By Jerome Smail

Food manufacturers will face continued pressure to lower salt levels in their products in response to a growing ‘health crisis’, according to Andrew Ashby, managing director of ingredients supplier Brusco Food Group.

Research into C.botulinum in bread hopes to find what makes these products resistant to the pathogen

Food Safety Briefing: Campden BRI’s bread project

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Campden BRI microbiology department section manager Phil Voysey explained the organisation’s research into C.botulinum and its relationship with modified atmosphere packaged (MAP) bread products.

From finance to the world of adult soft drinks, Nix & Kix chronicle their challenges in getting to market

Foot on the ladder: start-up Nix and Kix

By Gwen Ridler

In this exclusive interview, Nix & Kix co-founders Kerstin Robinson and Julia Kessler discuss their history and the challenges they faced in setting up their own drinks company.

The site will require the existing workforce to acquire new skills

Treatt and Siemens detail new digital factory

By Rod Addy

Global ingredients supplier Treatt shares more details about its new digital factory in Suffolk, construction of which has involved a close partnership with Siemens, in this podcast.

Gabrielle Freeman is one of five finalists in the running for Apprentice of the Year

Being a better apprentice: FMEA finalist interview

By Gwen Ridler

Trying new experiences and seizing new opportunities are key to a successful apprenticeship in the food and drink industry, according to Food Manufacture Excellence Awards finalist Gabrielle Freeman.

Cockran: 'It has been a challenge – a good challenge at the same time'

Coca-Cola apprentice Amelia Cockran on COVID-19 challenge

By Gwen Ridler

Rapid change in a COVID-19 world and new learning opportunities have been essential parts of the lives of apprentices in 2020, one finalist in the Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) reveals in this exclusive podcast.

Henry Greer is a finalist in this year's Food Manufacture Excellence Awards

Apprentice of the Year finalist Henry Greer

By Gwen Ridler

Finnebrogue Artisan apprentice automation engineer Henry Greer offers thoughts on food industry apprenticeships in 2020 and being shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.

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