Beverages

O’Gorman: ‘The consumer tends to identify with the freshness of tea as part of wider health and wellness trends’

Beverage processing

A new thirst for innovation

By Paul Gander

Driven by the health agenda, new product development in the drinks sector is rife, and processors are having to respond accordingly.

Food businesses are expecting to be hit with increased costs due to stockpiling ahead of Brexit

Stockpiling costs mounting ahead of Brexit

By Aidan Fortune

British food and drink manufacturers considering stockpiling ahead of Brexit are being faced with increased costs while business confidence dips further.

Clipper has launched its first plastic-free teabags

Clipper launches plastic-free teabag

By James Ridler

Wessanen UK-owned Clipper Teas has launched a plastic free, non-genetically modified (GM) and unbleached teabag for use in all of its products.

Heineken's new multipacking system can only succeed by communicating with consumers

Explanation key to Snap Pack success

By Paul Gander

Consumer communications at the point-of-sale will be essential to the success of Snap Pack, the new glue-based multipacking system for cans of Carlsberg beer, the brewer has claimed.

UCC Coffee’s Kent factory was ablaze on Thursday (11 October). Picture credit: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

UCC Coffee vows to secure supply after blaze

By Noli Dinkovski

The coffee maker hit by a major fire at its Kent factory says it is “working hard” to secure supply, but will be supported by its European roasters if necessary.

New statistic indicated the export potential for the Chinese, US and Hong Kong markets

UK export potential highlighted

By Rod Addy

The markets offering the most potential for food and drink exporters are China, the US and Hong Kong, and manufacturers are already enjoying significant benefits, statistics released in August indicate.

AB Inbev has opened a new automated warehouse in south Wales

AB InBev reveals automated warehouse

By James Ridler

Budweiser brewer AB InBev has unveiled a fully automated 80,000m2 warehouse at its site in Magor, south Wales, creating new jobs and reducing its carbon footprint.

First Minister of Wales Carwyn Jones (right) is invited by Radnor Hills owner William Watkin to formally open the £6m line

Radnor Hills unveils £6m PET reduction line

By Noli Dinkovski

Welsh soft drinks producer Radnor Hills has ploughed £6m into a new production line that enables it to reduce polyethylene terephthalate (PET) content in bottles.

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