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Campden BRI technology director Richard Akkermans said new technology would boost food safety

Food Safety Conference

Latest food safety tech ‘keeps food fresher’

By Matt Atherton

The latest technology in food manufacturing will help to keep food as fresh as possible, while not compromising on safety, says Campden BRI technology director Richard Akkermans.

Gill Green talks about Clipper Teas winning an FMEA

FMEAS

Core values key to winning an FMEA

By James Ridler

Staying true to your core values and being the best at what you do is key to winning a Food Manufacture Excellence Award, according to Wessanen UK – owner of last year’s Beverage manufacturing company of the year Clipper Teas.

FMEA entries should be submitted by Monday July 24

FMEAs

FMEA Oscar hopefuls ‘should play to their strengths’

By Matt Atherton

Entrants to this year’s Food Manufacture Excellence Awards (FMEAs) should use their unique strengths as the basis for their entries, recommended FMEA judge Simon Chattock, ahead of the deadline for entries on Monday July 24.

Nick Brown explains how CCEP has become more sustainable

Coke boss gives packaging sustainability advice

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola European Partners’ (CCEP’s) head of sustainability Nick Brown is urging food and drink manufacturers to reform recycled packaging collection systems, as his business steps up its recycling programme.

Food safety conference chair Steven Walker says trust was this year's main theme

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Trust was ‘key issue’ at Food safety conference

By Matt Atherton

Developing trust with food safety regulators was the key issue of this year’s Food Manufacture Food safety conference, says the conference chair and Campden BRI director general Professor Steven Walker.

Mash Direct director Jack Hamilton advises how to win a food manufacturing Oscar

FMEAs

Ways to win a food or drink manufacturing Oscar

By Matt Atherton

Showcasing innovation, answering each question individually and using award entries to measure year-on-year improvement were Mash Direct’s top three tips for winning a Food Manufacture Excellence Award (FMEA), after the business triumphed at last year’s...

Cheese blender: Melvin Glynn bought Windyridge in 2012

ME AND MY FACTORY

Cheese blending boss on exclusive Guinness deal

By Noli Dinkovski

A cheese blending boss has claimed a new factory and an exclusive Guinness deal is likely to double the turnover of his business by the end of the year.

Organic tea boss on why premium pays

Organic tea boss: demand for premium goes global

By Noli Dinkovski

Organic tea maker Clipper Teas is experiencing “real international demand” for premium black tea variants, according to the man responsible for developing the business.

The British Poultry Council’s Reg Smith says the UK has to be more vocal on a global scale

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UK needs to be more vocal on global meat antibiotic use

By Matt Atherton

The UK’s meat sector needs to be more vocal in encouraging Asian countries to cut antibiotic use, as treatment here has significantly reduced, says the British Poultry Council’s (BPC’s) Reg Smith.

John Barnes said the industry would gain more control with the new FSA scheme

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Food firms ‘to get more control’ with new FSA plan

By Matt Atherton

The Food Standards Agency’s (FSA’s) plan to refocus its resources to investing more money in strategic science and data analysis will give food and drink manufacturers more control over their destiny, according to former-FSA head of local authority enforcement...

Clipper Teas' Mark Bagwell says the new development will put operations under the same roof

Organic tea maker sets out 10-year vision

By Noli Dinkovski

Organic tea maker Clipper will be able to meet predicted growth for the next 10 years when its new “best-in class” facility opens in the autumn, according to the man in charge of overseeing the development.