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Food Industry expert, Steve osborn

Trendspotting at the Food Tech Expo and Summit in Mexico City

Trendspotting at the Food Tech Expo and Summit in Mexico City By Steve Osborn, Principal Consultant, Food and Beverage, The Aurora Ceres Partnership, Banamex Mexico City, Mexico, 14-Oct-2015 What are the hottest trends in food and beverage in Latin America? Steve Osborn, principal consultant, food and beverage, at The Aurora Ceres […]

Food Manufacturing 4.0. Achieving Ultra Yields in Chilled Food

Food Manufacturing 4.0.  Achieving Ultra Yields in Chilled Food   Imagine a chilled food production line that delivers ultra-yields (sub 1% losses), welcome to Food Manufacturing 4.0 The UK is recognised as the world leader in chilled food production with c£10Bn annual sales yet inherent process problems mean manufacturers typically […]

Food Manufacturing 4.0 – Paperless systems help ensure food safety

Food Manufacturing 4.0- Going paperless to Ensure Food Safety Over 1,650 metric tonnes of paper is used every year in UK food manufacturing. Paperwork is the core component of any Quality Management System from recipes, through specifications to on line quality control checks, quality assurance audits, hygiene audits, metal detector […]

Food waste : Does Voting Help You Waste Less?

Food Waste: Does voting help you waste less? First published by Food Science Technology Show 30/04/15 We have something of an issue in the UK. We are suffering from a western disease; being fat and wasteful. It may be surprising to consider that these seemingly separate issues are driven by the […]

Tailoring Food and Drink Development for the Millennial Generation

  FIRST PUBLISHED at : http://www.foodmatterslive.com/news-and-comment/comment/Tailoring-food-and-drink-development-for-the-Millennial-Generation#sthash.XYkqdnRy.dpuf   22/04/15 Developing or reformulating products that are healthier is an on-going challenge, with a constant stream of ‘eat this’, ‘don’t eat that’ ‘eat more of..’, ‘eat less of…’ messages.   In our heart of hearts, as product developers, we know that the key message and […]

Watching your Waist and your Waste.

In the period between 1993 and 2013 obesity increased in the UK from around 15% of the population to nearer 25 %. As result there is increased scrutiny to food composition and health, most recently with the launch of the Action on Sugar campaign and the Scientific Advisory Committee on […]

Regulation or Innovation?

On 13th December 2014 the new EU Regulation 1169/2011, (Food Information to Consumers Regulation or ‘FIC’) came into force.The legislative change is such that many food and drink businesses in Europe will need to have completed their product relabeling tasks by this date including considerable changes to nutrition information on […]