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18 September 2018

OAL showcases food tech at PPMA 2018

18 September 2018 | By

Leading food tech, OAL, will be showcasing its innovative robotics and automation solutions at this year’s PPMA. Visitors to the stand will be able to see a demonstration of the APRIL Robotics Ingredient Handling system live in action and learn from the experts about how these solutions can shake up…

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It’s time to fix manual ingredient weighing

18 September 2018 | By

Did you know manual handling and weighing of ingredients costs bakeries up to 1% of turnover? Traditional mechanical handling and pneumatic conveying solutions fail to deliver the flexibility food companies require. Consequently, we rely on people to complete arduous weighing tasks in harsh, dusty working environments. Fortunately, the robots are…

17 September 2018

Nestlé turns to satellites to monitor global palm oil supply chains

17 September 2018 | By

Global food giant Nestlé S.A. last week announced that it has ramped up its efforts towards reaching the company’s 2020 No Deforestation commitment by becoming the first global food company to implement Starling, a satellite-based service, to monitor 100 per cent of its global palm oil supply chains.

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Organic farming benefits pollinators

17 September 2018 | By

Researcher from Sweden conducted a 3-year field study and found that organic farming benefits pollinators, and can halt their recent decline.

14 September 2018 mayonnaise

Hellmann’s to tap into vegan trend

14 September 2018 | By

Unilever has announced it will be launching its vegan Hellmann's Mayonnaise in the UK, having successfully brought it to the US market in 2016.

10 September 2018

Scrutinising the future of UK milling and malting

10 September 2018 | By

A new report published by AHDB suggests Brexit will have a considerable impact on the UK’s milling industry under a range of trade scenarios but the malting sector is in a far better position to weather the storm.