Podcasts

The British Frozen Food Federation conference took place in Warwickshire on February 20.

Frozen food must innovate to flourish

By Nicholas Robinson

British frozen food manufacturers must reveal the benefits of frozen food to the consumer to revitalise the sector and increase confidence.

Food packaging not the enemy, says WRAP

Shoppers urged not to demonise packaging

By Rod Addy

Consumers should not demonise food packaging, because it could prolong shelf-life, reducing the amount of products needlessly binned, according to the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

Factory floor staff should be involved in contributing to a firm's lean thinking culture, said Williams

Patchy implementation hampers continuous improvement

By Rod Addy

The cultivation of a lean manufacturing culture of continuous improvement is often hampered by firms “cherry picking” what they implement, according to Jeff Williams of business consultancy SA Partners.

Food industry training initiative welcomed by skills minister

Government impressed by industry skills initiative

By Rod Addy

Government skills minister Matthew Hancock has been impressed by an initiative aimed at fully training tomorrow’s food industry workers, spearheaded by the National Skills Academy (NSA) for Food and Drink.

Dairy products have to move with the times to keep up with consumer demands

FOOD INGREDIENTS EUROPE 2013, FRANKFURT

Mintel flags up top trends for the dairy sector

By Rod Addy

Weight management and an ageing population are two major global trends affecting product development and ingredient use in the dairy sector.