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An interview with Dairy Crest on recent performance and innovation

Posted on: 14 November 2016

CEO Mark Allen and FD Tom Atherton update on performance and innovation across the key brands plus the factors behind the numbers including an improvement in cash flow and increase in net debt...


In defence of sweeteners: The answer to a global sugar-intake pandemic?

Posted on: 10 November 2016

Low-calorie sweeteners have been in use for an extensive period of time, are considered safe and can be used in various different ways. We hear the thoughts of two researchers from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad...


Packaging giant Amcor acquires Chinese company Hebei Qite Packing Co.

Posted on: 9 November 2016

The flexible packaging products maker Hebei Qite Packing Co. has been bought by Amcor for $US28 million...


TV cooking shows frequently ignore safe food handling practices

Posted on: 9 November 2016

Television cooking shows are an important resource for home cooks, but if these shows fail to model recommended food safety measures...


Flint unveils LED inks for food packaging

Posted on: 8 November 2016

The manufacturer Flint Group has unveiled the new EkoCure Ancora UV LED-curable low-migration inks for food packaging...


Are dairy fats beneficial for good health?

Posted on: 8 November 2016

Fats are actually beneficial for people’s health, and dairy fats have an important role to play say experts at Fonterra...


Tesco to reduce sugar content of its own brand soft drinks

Posted on: 7 November 2016

Tesco announces further reductions to sugar levels in its own brand soft drinks in a move that delights health campaigners...


The deception behind food packaging

Posted on: 7 November 2016

A team of researchers from Kiel University have found that food contained in light-coloured packaging is thought to appear to be healthier to consumers...


Global nano-enabled packaging market poised to reach $15.0 billion by 2020

Posted on: 4 November 2016

The global nano enabled packaging market for food and beverages industry was worth USD 6.5 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% during 2014 to 2020...

Compost bedding good for cow claw health

Posted on: 4 November 2016

Dairy cows kept in barns often develop claw damage because of humid and unsuitable roaming areas. The University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna explore...


New mascarpone hits the sweet spot in Japan

Posted on: 3 November 2016

A new type of mascarpone is set to prove a treat with consumers in Japan, as Fonterra puts the final touches on a project aimed at meeting growing global demand for dairy...


European MEPs to consider ban of bisphenol in food packaging

Posted on: 3 November 2016

Members of the European Parliament will vote on an amendment to a report that calls for prohibition on the use of Bisphenol-A in food contact materials...


UK farming unions and processors unite on trade and labour issues post-brexit

Posted on: 2 November 2016

During the meeting at Stoneleigh on Monday 31 October 2016, the Presidents unveiled their post-Brexit thinking on a range of policies...


Saudi Arabia to mount its biggest Gulfood Manufacturing push to date

Posted on: 2 November 2016

Saudi Arabia will next week launch its biggest ever promotion at Gulfood Manufacturing which runs at Dubai World Trade Centre from 7-9 November...


Berry wine, minus the alcohol, may offer help for those with diabetes

Posted on: 2 November 2016

Blueberries, and berries in general, are among foods labelled as “diabetes superfoods” by the American Association of Diabetes...


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