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Why an ERP is essential in meeting BRC Issue 8

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:42
Kevin Bull, product strategy director at Columbus, explains why enterprise resource planning is essential in meeting global standards for food safety.

Ishida helps cereal maker on accuracy

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 17:29
Ishida is using the recent installation of 20 multi-head weighers at a plant in Poland to underline what it claims is the productivity, consistency and accuracy of its equipment.

Free webinar to focus on healthy snacking trends

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 14:46
What consumers want from their healthy snacks is to be the focus of Food Manufactureâs latest free webinar, taking place next month.

Drinks supplies at risk as workers threaten strike action

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:29
Supplies of alcoholic and soft drinks under the Britvic, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Carlsberg and Coors brands could run short in some parts of the UK this summer if strike action at a drinks logistics business goes ahead.

Union confirms Müller factory closure

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 12:57
More than 200 jobs are at risk at MÃller Milk & Ingredientsâ Foston plant in South Derbyshire, after the dairy processor confirmed plans to close the site, according to the Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers (Usdaw).

UK Dairy: Streamlined for success?

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:56
Faced with many challenges, the UK dairy processing sector is undergoing a transformation to ensure it is fit for purpose.

Avoid recall risk through ‘Never Events’

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Fri, 05/24/2019 - 11:35
Food firms can avoid serious safety-related product recalls by applying the âNever Eventâ principle used in the health sector, a leading consultant in the field has argued.

IFT 2019: When colors pop, flavor happens!

Lycored’s cast of super-stable colors are ready to help popular beverages take center stage.

Why an e-tongue should be used when formulating spicy food

Researchers at Washington State University found the technology can distinguish spiciness levels more quickly and accurately than humans​.

Ultra-processed foods leads to weight gain, study says

NIH researchers found that eating items high in fat, sugar and salt causes overeating and weight gain compared to a diet of whole foods or minimally processed ones.

Pret to swell supplier base after Eat acquisition

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:10
Pret A Manger is hoping to appoint additional food suppliers after reaching an agreement to buy food and drink retailer Eat, it has emerged.

Food waste expert to head Coeliac UK

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:10
The former boss of food waste charity The Felix Project will become the new head of Coeliac UK on 3 June.

How can the organic sector grow while maintaining its integrity?

Executives at the Organic Trade Association Conference are working to expand in a way that preserves trust in the seal and their companies, but at a careful pace.

Consumers are confused about the definition of plant-based, survey finds

A lot of what is printed on today's food and beverage products asks people to read between the lines, and manufacturers may be causing more consternation than clarity.

Study: Juice is worse for health than soda

The Florida Department of Citrus has already spoken out against the findings, saying there were several problems and limitations.

R-CALF USA claims state checkoff programs are unconstitutional in court filing

The cattle trade association claims beef councils in those states are private corporations that keep half the mandatory assessments collected from producers to fund private speech.

YFood boss points to growing food revolution

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 11:30
Plant-based sushi, pork and caviar replacements were all highlighted by Nadia El Hadery, chief executive and founder of YFood, organiser of a week in London celebrating food industry revolutionaries.

How Sproutly's fast-acting cannabis extract could be a game changer for edibles

The Canadian company, which has developed a revolutionary water soluble option containing the drug, could appeal to consumers interested in clean label food and beverage products.

PepsiCo patents process to co-ferment oat flour and dairy milk

The move may signal that drinkable or spoonable clean-label products such as yogurt could be coming from the company's Quaker Oats brand.

Ex-boss of Samworth Brothers to chair Branston

Food and Trink News - FoodManufacture - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 16:03
Brian Stein, former group chief executive of Samworth Brothers, is succeeding Guy McCracken as chairman of potato processor Branston, having been a non-executive director on its board.


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