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Detection and inspection equipment is evolving to help with traceability as well as tracing contaminants

Equipment in-depth

Detection and inspection: a vision of the future

By Alyson Magee

The latest detection and inspection equipment can help manufacturers improve quality and traceability as well as reduce contamination and food waste, bringing cost savings too.

Nichols' sales outperformed the UK soft drinks market in 2018

Nichols’ sales outperform market

By James Ridler

Vimto owner Nichols has outperformed the UK soft drinks market, reporting sales of £142m for the year ending 31 December 2018.

Quintessential Brands has added a new miniatures production line at the G&J Distillers facility in Warrington

Quintessential Brands adds new production line

By Aidan Fortune

Spirits company Quintessential Brands has expanded operations at its G&J Distillers site in Warrington to include a new production line for 5cl miniature bottles following a growth in demand for ‘minis’.

Shore Capital's Clive Black has criticised politicians for Brexit uncertainty

UK an ‘embarrassment’ for lack of Brexit agreement

By James Ridler

The Government’s inability to reassure UK food producers on the future of the industry post-Brexit has made the country an international embarrassment, Shore Capital head of research Clive Black has claimed.

The Government has appointed Ben Elliot to the position of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

Food Waste Champion appointed

By Aidan Fortune

Environment secretary Michael Gove has appointed Ben Elliot to the newly-created role of Food Surplus and Waste Champion.

We recap the most read stories on Food Manufacture in 2018

Food Manufacture’s most read stories of 2018

By James Ridler

From 2 Sisters Food Group’s disposal of its red meat business to the top food and drink trends for 2019, we count down the most read stories on this website in 2018.

The commitments are part of Coca-Cola’s ‘world without waste’ global vision

Coca-Cola makes plastic recycling commitments

By Noli Dinkovski

The Coca-Cola Company has made investment pledges with two companies working towards making polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste easier to recycle, as part of its commitment make at least 50% of all its bottles from recycled materials by 2030.

York Brewery Company has entered administration, putting 49 jobs at risk

Jobs at risk at insolvent brewery

By James Ridler

A York-based brewery and its chain of pubs has fallen into administration, putting the jobs of 49 workers at risk.