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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 […]

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 […]