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food-waste

Smartphone app concept aims to reduce food waste by 34%

Posted on: 11 May 2016

Loughborough University researchers have developed an app concept which aims to change consumer behaviour and attitudes towards food waste...

HydroTOP-VEG

Hydrosol introduces HydroTOP VEG meat alternative solution

Posted on: 11 May 2016

Hydrosol has developed a system solution that lets manufacturers offer a wide range of meatless products - HydroTOP VEG...

hiyield

HiYield maximises the use of milk while minimising waste

Posted on: 10 May 2016

Nutrilac HiYield enables dairies to utilise 100% of their milk in the manufacturing process with zero by-products or waste...

mangoes

Leicester scientists ‘sniff’ out the ripeness of mangoes

Posted on: 10 May 2016

Scientists have discovered a way to ‘sniff’ the ripeness of mangoes by identifying the fruit's unique chemical signature of ripening...

khs

Coca-Cola uses hot fill system from KHS for juice and sports beverages

Posted on: 10 May 2016

Following a consultation Coca-Cola Canners decided to go for a system manufactured by its long-standing partner KHS for its juice and sports drink segments...

Major Scottish brands unite for launch of whisky fruit cake

Major Scottish brands unite for launch of whisky fruit cake

Posted on: 10 May 2016

The reputable Scottish brands, Dean’s and Tomatin, have launched a new partnership to create a Tomatin Single Malt Whisky Fruit Cake.

process expo

IFFA and PROCESS EXPO announce strategic marketing alliance

Posted on: 10 May 2016

The organisers of IFFA and PROCESS EXPO, Messe Frankfurt and the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA), have entered a strategic marketing alliance...

allergens

Food withdrawals as a result of unreported allergens grows 60%

Posted on: 9 May 2016

The number of products being withdrawn from shelves as a result of unreported allergens on packaging has grown 60% in the UK last year, according EMW...

carbon trust

Wyke Farms become first UK dairy to achieve Carbon Trust triple standard

Posted on: 9 May 2016

Wyke Farms has achieved triple certification to the Carbon Trust Standard for improving environmental performance in carbon emissions, water use and waste...

iffa

IFFA opens its doors with a record number of exhibitors

Posted on: 9 May 2016

IFFA has opened its doors on a record number of 1,027 exhibitors – six percent more than at the last event in 2013...

esters

Potential health concerns over glycerol-based process contaminants in foods

Posted on: 9 May 2016

The EFSA has said that the exposure to glycidyl fatty acid esters of babies consuming infant formula is a ‘particular concern’...

dietary supplement

NSF International expands its dietary supplement services in Europe

Posted on: 9 May 2016

NSF International is now offering dietary supplement product services in Europe, through its German laboratory, NSF Erdman Analytics...

silk coating

Ultra-thin silk coating extends the life of fruits

Posted on: 6 May 2016

Engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration when coated in an odourless, biocompatible silk solution...

Bugsolutely champion the edible insect revolution

Bugsolutely champion the edible insect revolution

Posted on: 6 May 2016

Thai food company, Bugsolutely, are bringing their edible insect passion to the western world this month, by promoting their Cricket Pasta at two major international food events.

Extrakt Chemie

Frutarom makes its fifth acquisition of 2016 – Extrakt Chemie

Posted on: 5 May 2016

Frutarom has acquired 100% of the German partnership Extrakt Chemie Dr. Bruno Stellmach as well as the property on which Extrakt Chemie’s plant is situated...