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Franciscan Well Brewery

FMA Process Engineering to increase the capacity of Franciscan Well Brewery

Posted on: 18 March 2015

Expertise from FMA Process Engineering and a £2 million investment by Molson Coors to increase capacity of Ireland’s award-winning Franciscan Well Brewery...

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Authorities in Sweden approve acquisition of Falbygdens Ost

Posted on: 16 March 2015

Arla’s purchase of Falbygdens Ost from the food company Atria has now been approved by the Swedish Competition Authority...


ADM announces zero-calorie sweetener alternative, VivaSweet™ Sucralose

Posted on: 13 March 2015

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that VivaSweet Sucralose, a great-tasting, zero-calorie sweetener suitable for use in virtually any food or beverage, is now available to the food ingredient market...

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Over 97% of foods in EU contain pesticide residues within legal limits

Posted on: 12 March 2015

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with just under 55% of samples free of detectable traces of these chemical...

Vanilla Ice Cream Scoops

Nestlé South Africa to sell its Ice Cream business to R&R

Posted on: 12 March 2015

As part of its on-going portfolio review, Nestlé South Africa has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its Ice Cream business to UK based ice cream manufacturer, R&R...

Campden BRI

Campden BRI named as IFT’s UK and European partner for Certified Food Scientist training

Posted on: 12 March 2015

Food science and technology professionals must be up to date on the latest developments in food science to address global food and consumer needs...

DS gluten free chicken kievs

DS-gluten free extends dinner time offering with gluten free chicken kievs

Posted on: 12 March 2015

Dr Schär, a leading gluten free manufacturer, is delighted to announce the launch of their latest product innovation – gluten free Chicken Kievs...


£5 million worth of funding now open to boost innovation for farmers

Posted on: 11 March 2015

First phase of new Countryside Productivity scheme set to boost innovation is now open to farmers...

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Dietary reference values: Vitamin A advice published

Posted on: 11 March 2015

EFSA has set population reference intakes for vitamin A as part of its review of scientific advice on nutrient intakes...

Produce World Group

Profit-making Produce World announces organic grower acquisition

Posted on: 11 March 2015

The Produce World Group has announced a third successive profitable year, the acquisition of leading organic grower Taylorgrown, and a streamlining of its Management Board...


SABMiller sees more affordable beer and middle class aspirations as the biggest growth opportunities in Africa

Posted on: 11 March 2015

At an investor seminar in London, Mark Bowman, Managing Director SABMiller Africa, will underline his confidence in the strong long-term growth potential for beer on the continent, and set out why he believes SABMiller is best-placed to capture this opportunity...

Premier Foods

Premier Foods extends commitment to double apprenticeship intake

Posted on: 11 March 2015

Premier Foods, one of Britain's largest food manufacturers and producer of some of Britain’s best loved brands, confirms that it will extend its 2014/15 commitment to double the intake of apprentices, for a further two years...

Ian Wright, FDF

Ian Wright to lead FDF

Posted on: 3 March 2015

One of the top trade associations in the UK has announced the appointment of its new Director General...


ADM announces management appointments

Posted on: 3 March 2015

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced several management appointments...

EFSA Salmonella and Campylobacter infographic

Salmonella and Campylobacter show significant levels of resistance to common antimicrobials in humans and animals

Posted on: 27 February 2015

Treatment options for some of the most common food-borne infections are decreasing, as types of bacteria (called ‘isolates’) continue to show resistance to antimicrobial drugs...