Representatives from across the meat processing industry descended on the Butcher’s Hall in London yesterday (June 27) to learn about Meat Industry 2.0 and the role of automation and cultured meat in the future of the sector at the British Meat Processor’s...
Food Manufacture hears from a roundtable of three experts from Mars, the FDA and Oxford Nanopore Technologies, as they discuss how one can use the power of genomics in contamination incident management.
With rice’s shocking sustainability record, Nice Rice founder Fergus O’Sullivan leads the charge in developing a more environmentally friendly product with a lesser-known farming practice at its heart.
Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences has been awarded a funding boost by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council to continue its work in food security and resilience.
Hear from speakers and exhibitors of the IFST Spring Conference in this video, as they discuss the importance of this year’s themes of food security, health and nutrition, and the environment - and some of the solutions which could help.
Robots have become more and more prevalent in the food factory, but there are still businesses reluctant to fully embrace automation into their production. Here, we explore the driving force behind robotics adoption and the key issues that could help...
Following the news of recent food fraud incidents, such as the event which recently impacted retailer Booths, Alison Johnson, managing director at Food Forensics outlines three ways of preventing food fraud occurring in your supply chain.
The recent vegetable shortages – especially tomatoes – experienced across the UK could have been prevented through clever use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies, according to supply chain software supplier Reflex Solutions.
The UK is ahead of the curve when it comes to genetically modified organisms (GMOs), heralding untapped potential to address global food security and biodiversity issues, according to Quadram Institute’s chief scientific officer.
Integrated lines, ultrasonics and robotics are just some of the latest innovations in slicing and cutting technology to debut from food and drink machinery providers. Here, we look at the latest trends across this sector of the industry and what new advancements...
The annual, intimate Business Leaders Forum gave way to a frank and honest discussion, as leaders from the across the UK came together to highlight the many challenges food and drink manufacturers now face, the mistakes made, and what we must do now.
Last week at our annual Business Leaders Forum, experts came together to discuss the most pressing topics, including the very real threat of cyberattacks. Here we hear how it can impact a business and some top tips for securing your operations.
As the world emerges into 2023 following a year of perma-crisis, Food Manufacture explores what the coming 12 months have in store for the meat industry and what role cultivated animal proteins have supporting the industry and the growth of plant-based...
As we enter the new year, Food Manufacture examines three key ingredients challenges and opportunities for the food and drink sector, from rising costs and purchasing habits, to the food safety risks of climate change, and the potential of precision fermentation....
Food Ingredients Europe 2022 brought together innovators from across the food and drink industry to discuss the future of ingredients and the key issues affecting the sector. Here are seven of Food Manufacture’s key takeaways from the event.
Firstplay Dietary Foods, the specialist food manufacturer, has revealed a 10-boost in productivity and is forecasting a 30% increase in turnover after investing in automation technology with the support of Made Smarter.
Consumers need to know what’s in their food and customers need to know what product they’re moving around their warehouse, but as technology advances what's the role of traditional labels in the food chain?
Almost nine out of ten food and drink businesses believe fuel cells will play an important part of their future energy strategy, according to research by energy generation and storage specialist Ylem Energy.
A new method of extracting protein from tomato leaves could help accelerate adoption of plant-based diets and boost the sustainability of plant-based meat alternatives, according to Wageningen University & Research.
Last year, compact and energy saving machinery were the watchwords in cutting, slicing and dicing and, while those trends haven’t disappeared, this year there’s a renewed focus on quality and consistency.
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.