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We round up the news in the food and drink industry. Picture from Flickr user Jon S, supplied under a Creative Commons 2.0 license

Food and drink bulletin round-up

By James Ridler

From the National Pig Association’s objection to method of production labelling to award winning student entrepreneurs, we round up the latest news in the food and drink industry.

UK food and drink exports have risen over the past year

Whisky remains top UK export

By Aidan Fortune

Whisky and chocolate continue to top the UK’s food and drink export lists, new research has found.

Kellogg's is turning its waste corn flakes into beer

Kellogg’s turns Corn Flakes into beer

By James Ridler

Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has partnered with independent brewer Seven Bro7hers to turn its waste corn flakes into beer.

Scots were urged to ditch imported beer to boost the local brewing industry

Scotland pushes for £1bn brewing industry

By James Ridler

Industry body Scotland Food and Drink (SFD) has urged drinkers to ditch imported beer in a bid to grow Scottish brewing into a £1bn industry by 2030.

Kellogg's is turning its waste corn flakes into beer

Kellogg’s turns Corn Flakes into beer

By James Ridler

Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s has partnered with independent brewer Seven Bro7hers to turn its waste corn flakes into beer.

The British Soft Drinks Association said it was committed to supporting the responsible sale of energy drinks

Not enough evidence for energy drink ban: committee

By Noli Dinkovski

A ban on the sale of energy drinks to children could be justified on “societal concerns”, but not on statistical evidence alone, according to a Parliamentary Committee report.

Cherry juice joins Pixley's range

Pixley Berries launches cherry juice drink

By James Ridler

Herefordshire-based specialist ingredients supplier Pixley Berries has launched a 100% cherry juice, which it claims is the first of its kind.

CCEP is to use recycled plastic from Loop Industries

CCEP partners with recycled plastic supplier

By James Ridler

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is to purchase 100% recycled plastics from supplier Loop Industries, in an effort to make its supply chain more sustainable.

HiE & Fi runs from 27–29 November at Messe Frankfurt

HiE & Ni preview

Consumer trust the focus at healthy ingredients show

By Noli Dinkovski

Growing consumer demand for trust and transparency in food is set to be the leading theme at next week’s Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) and Natural Ingredients (Ni) shows in Frankfurt.

UK food and drink businesses visited China as part of an export trade mission

China targeted by UK food businesses

By Aidan Fortune

UK food and drink businesses have been on a charm offensive in China as part of a trade mission organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT), Santander UK and the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC).