Countries with adequate space and little recycling infrastructure, such as parts of the US and the UK, could lower their carbon footprint substantially by sending PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles to landfill – rather than recycling or incinerating...
The New-Zealand-based firm driving the commercialisation of an intense natural sweetener from monk fruit (luo han guo) is seeking clearance to market it in the EU following successful trials with some of the world’s leading food and drink manufacturers.
The Trades Union Congress has written to business secretary Vince Cable asking him to investigate whether Twinings received EU funds to “relocate” production from the UK to a new Polish factory, given that UK jobs could be lost as a result.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) is rolling out a labour planning system supplied by internet application developer Eleventeenth that has achieved "a significant cost saving" at its Wakefield plant in Yorkshire.
Food companies will increasingly have to pool resources and work with each other in order to fund the kind of human intervention studies required to support health claims, according to Coca-Cola Europe functional ingredients and external technology acquisition...
Regulatory definitions of 'natural' are not in line with consumer understanding of the term, a discrepancy that is causing big headaches for the food and drink industry, according to one senior executive at Coca-Cola.
The legal dispute between Ajinomoto and Asda over the right to call aspartame 'nasty' has taken a radical new turn following a Court of Appeal judgment effectively overturning last year's High Court ruling.
The UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning to firms filling and testing mixed gas cylinders for the beverages industry after a man lost part of his leg when a cylinder he had just finished filling exploded.
Novel sensors being developed for a £1.2M project backed by the Technology Strategy Board could transform efficiency in fermentation processes used in a range of industries from brewing to biofuels, according to the firm behind the technology.
An Isle of Wight-based firm is targeting food manufacturers with a novel ‘green’ cleaning fluid that kills bugs on impact, does not need to be rinsed with water and can be flushed away without requiring waste disposal.
The firm behind heart-friendly beetroot juice Beet It is aiming to complete its first production run of a ‘one-shot’ 70ml version this month to provide a healthy alternative to drinks such as Red Bull Energy Shots and Lucozade Alert Plus.
GEA Westfalia Separator has developed a new separator for the clarification of wine, grapemust and fruit juice. In must and fruit juice clarification, the GSE 100 delivers a capacity of up to 10,000l/h, in wine clarification capacities can reach 20,000l/h.
The first fruits of a collaboration between flavours giant Firmenich and biotech firm Senomyx will bear fruit this month with the launch of a new ingredient that enhances the taste of the high intensity sweetener sucralose.
Coca Cola has upped its stake in healthy smoothie maker, Innocent, to 58 per cent in a non-disclosed move one analyst said followed the gradual erosion of Innocent’s once vibrant and booming business plan.
Alfa Laval's new Rotary Jet Mixer Iso-Mix (RJM) is designed for fast, efficient and economical mixing of powders and fluids within tanks and other storage vessels. It promises up to 30% faster mixing times compared with conventional technology.