Fresh produce

Confusion over best-before and use-by dates needs to be adressed in order to prevent food waste, according to Marcel Koks

Dynamic best-before and use-by dates to curb food waste

By Marcel Koks

Marcel Koks, Industry & Solution Strategy Director for Food & Beverage at Infor, asks how food manufacturers can lead the way when it comes to reducing the huge amounts of food wasted by consumers each year.

DEFRA chief scientific adviser Gideon Henderson listed six areas in which producers could reduce their carbon impact

Environmental impact of food production: how can it be cut?

By James Ridler

Eating less protein, CO2 emissions labelling and gene editing were some solutions that could help reduce UK food producers’ environmental impact, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ (DEFRA’s) chief scientific advisor.

Her excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri: 'Collaboration is key in accelerating this innovation'

Opinion

Agritech will improve human health while solving global food security

By Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri

Her excellency Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Almheiri, the United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for food & water security, addresses how technology can help solve food security problems in this exclusive opinion piece.

AH Worth Ltd has been fined £300,000 for health and safety failings

AH Worth Ltd fined £300k for health and safety failings

By James Ridler

Potato processor AH Worth Ltd has been fined £300,000 for health and safety failings, after employees were exposed to sulphur dioxide (SO2) gas released due to poor to planning and unsafe systems of work.

Steve Corby (pictured) and Antony Greenwood have taken leadership roles at Orchard House Foods

Orchard House Foods announces leadership hires

By James Ridler

Prepared fruit and fresh fruit drinks supplier Orchard House Foods has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Steve Corby as its new chief executive and Antony Greenwood as commercial director.

Fresh produce flavour and longevity can be altered by changing the intensity and spectrum of the light it receives

Emerging Science

Emerging Science: fresh produce and light manipulation

By Natasha Spencer

Improving the taste and increasing the longevity of fresh produce and ultimately producing the best possible salads for food processors, light manipulation is proving its potential.