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MRLs must be set at appropriate levels, says Goodburn

Time is running out for setting effective MRLs

By Nicholas Robinson

If the food industry does not act on the EU’s potential imposition of Maximum Residue Limits (MRLs) for disinfectants soon, it will be too late, Chilled Food Association (CFA) director Kaarin Goodburn has warned.

A new fermenter will boost Quorn's mycoprotein production by 60%

Quorn talks of fourth fermenter

By Nicholas Robinson

Consumer demand for Quorn will outstrip the Teesside firm’s supply within a decade, unless it continues to invest to boost capacity.

Consumers shouldn't be mislead by clean label

Health Ingredients Europe

Stop misusing natural, expert urges

By Nicholas Robinson

Manufacturers must avoid misleading consumers into thinking natural products are intrinsically healthier for them, an industry expert has urged.

Consumers' are more open to alternative proteins

Health Ingredients Europe

New proteins are creeping on trend

By Nicholas Robinson

Alternative proteins are a “hot area” of interest and products such as sandwich spreads made with meal worms could be a thing of the future, according to one food trend expert.

Faccenda's Telford plant can currently process and supply 1.2M birds a week to customers

Faccenda ups efficiency with training and robotics

By Rod Addy

Faccenda has invested in robotics and training to increase production efficiency and slash waste at its new Telford factory, according to Catherine Gormley, general manager of the site.

Output has increased by more than 60%, says Swancote director David Farley

Greenvale’s Swancote ups output by 60%

By Nicholas Robinson

A £2M investment is set to boost Greenvale’s Swancote potato processing site’s output further, following an increase by more than 60% in the past five years.

Cooper is Freedom Food's new ceo

Freedom Food will boost its foodservice presence

By Nicholas Robinson

Freedom Food will tap into the foodservice sector for business in the next 12 months to increase funds and to boost its overall consumer presence, the organisation’s new ceo has said.

The discounters are less likely to break the code, says Tacon

PPMA 2014

Discounters less likely to breach the Groceries Code

By Nicholas Robinson

Discount retailers, such as Aldi and Lidl, are less likely to breach the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) than the big four, the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) Christine Tacon has claimed.

More than 200 staff members ensure product safety

Low food risk from Cook’s high-labour model

By Nicholas Robinson

Handmade ready meal firm Cook claims more human hands in the manufacturing process does not increase the risk to food hygiene standards or decrease overall operational efficiency.