An automated core temperature measurement system that boosts food safety is being considered by food firms including a major Irish poultry processor following the signing of a worldwide licensing agreement to market it.
Finnebrogue Artisan apprentice automation engineer Henry Greer offers thoughts on food industry apprenticeships in 2020 and being shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year at the 2021 Food Manufacture Excellence Awards.
The biggest challenges the food industry currently faces from Brexit include delays caused by the 'impenetrability of paperwork', the shortage of vets and customs officials and dealing with the island of Ireland.
UK seafood producers are being priced out of export markets by European competition, following continued delays at EU ports and poor preparation from Government, according to Scottish food trade bodies.
Post-Brexit disruption over paperwork and procedure is hitting supplies to Northern Ireland as well as seafood exports, with the Scottish industry saying it faces a perfect storm that could cripple its international trade.