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Plastic packaging: Hero or villain in the coronavirus era?

Plastic packaging: Hero or villain in the coronavirus era?

By Oliver Morrison

Coronavirus has provoked the food packaging debate, with some using the crisis to hammer home the message that plastic is vital for protecting food from germs and extending its shelf life, while others stress that the pandemic highlights the fact that...

Capacity in the supply chain will be tested by COVID-19 / Pic: iStock

Coronavirus supply chain management: Lessons from China

By Katy Askew

As the coronavirus crisis deepens in Europe Bo Zhou, CEO of supply chain software specialist FuturMaster, shares insights into managing the crisis and lessons learnt from keeping the cogs turning in China. “Everything that seems normal everyday becomes...

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Coronavirus and obesity: industry urged to act post-crisis

By Oliver Morrison

The coronavirus pandemic should give the food industry increased impetus to make healthier products, according to experts, after an NHS audit in the UK revealed over three quarters (76.5%) of critically ill coronavirus patients are overweight.

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