Tomra said the new FatScan machine help save small-to-medium firms

Machinery firm launches meat fat analyser

By Oscar Rousseau

Innovation-driven instrumentation business Tomra has launched a new fat-analysing machine for small-to-medium food processors, allowing firms to measure the fat content of meat products. 

UNFAO's Graziano da Silva tweeted this image of him with Monique Éloit last week

OIE chief updates animal health strategy

By Oscar Rousseau

Monique Éloit, director general of the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), has unveiled a series of strategic objectives she has set the body to adapt and modernise its governance.

FAO plans water usage database to improve productivity

FAO plans water usage database to improve productivity

By Eliot Beer

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is developing an open-access database to measure water usage in the Middle East and North Africa, to improve water productivity and reduce scarcity issues.

Kint started his career as a consultant at Accenture

Vion appoints new CEO

By Rod Addy

Vion Food’s new CEO is Francis Kint, who was previously CEO of Univeg, a worldwide supplier of vegetable and fruit products since 2013.

Ecolab's stand at ANUGA FoodTec

dispatches from Anuga FoodTec 2015

Ecolab refocuses clean foaming system

By Joseph James Whitworth

Ecolab will launch foam cleaners from June as part of its rebrand of the products in Europe.

2 Sisters is looking to diversify the customer base for its European poultry business

Protein star performer for 2 Sisters

By Rod Addy

Boparan Holdings, the holding company for 2 Sisters Food Group, has reported strong progress in its third financial quarter (Q3), with its protein division contributing significantly to sales and profitability.

Oxfam sustainability scorecard reveals ‘leaders and laggards’

Oxfam sustainability scorecard reveals ‘leaders and laggards’


Leading food and drink makers including Nestlé, Unilever and Coca-Cola have made good progress in the year since Oxfam released its first Behind the Brands sustainability scorecard – and only one company made no progress, according to the NGO.

Technology is only as good as the user

IMS Symposium

Meat technology only as good as the users, says professor

By Flemmich Webb

Technology can improve the efficiency of meat production systems and deliver higher output, but only if there is meaningful interaction between systems and their operators. This should be built into the design stage, said Ole Broberg, associate professor,...

Food safety training boss outlines Fera lab benefits

Food safety training boss outlines Fera lab benefits

By Rod Addy

An international food safety network has boosted the capacity to detect pesticide residues in Guatemala, Central America, "tenfold" and improved its testing for aflatoxins, poisons produced by fungi.

Strategy for growth

Focus on Denmark

Strategy for growth

By Melodie Michel

Co-operative the Tican Group has adopted several methods to improve production and ensure steady growth in the past 15 years, but the size and location of its abattoir are set to prove a challenge for the future.


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