The UK’s pledge of ₤150m (c €186.8m) in mid-term support to help the manufacturing sector deal with new challenges and global trends has been welcomed by the food industry which, nonetheless, says it is ‘not standing still’.
BASF has developed a tool for its customers in the food industry
which affords detailed information on the composition of products
and manufacturing methods, including levels of sustainability
achieved in production.
Biotrace has been acquiring companies in order to extend its range
of safety products for the food manufacturing industry. The
takeover this month of Tecra Holdings, an Australia-based
manufacturer of test kits for rapid detection...
Two IT solutions providers have formed a partnership to offer food
and drink manufacturers a combined management system. The move,
which is designed to improve plant operation efficiencies even
further, is a good example of the move...
China's packaging industry is currently undergoing a growth rate
that is set to turn the sector into one of the country's leading
industries. Fed by the continued growth of the country's food and
Food manufacturers, retailers and service providers will have to
collaborate more in the future if they wish to remain competitive,
predicts electronics giant Siemens. But the good news is that the
technology to achieve complete systemic...
A new guide from UK-based research group CCFRA has been published
that will help chilled food manufacturers and retailers determine
the shelf-life of their products. The guide aims to improve both
the safety and quality of chilled...
The UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF), the self-styled voice of the UK food and
drink manufacturing industry, has launched a new website dedicated
to providing information for food manufacturers about the out of
home and foodservice...
Natural ingredient manufacturer Kemin Foods last week voiced its
support for the US Food and Drug Administration's new initiative to
strengthen labelling, manufacturing and product quality
requirements for the dietary supplement...
In the UK, leading food manufacturer Katsouris Fresh Foods has
installed a Claricom Package Coding Management System in a drive to
increase efficiency and eliminate the risk of product recalls due
to coding errors.
A £3 million (€4.6m) pilot research facility for new food product
development will be managed by Food Knowledge & Know-how (FKK)
of Reading Scientific Services following a new agreement with the
University of Reading.
Stable Micro Systems launches powder flow analyser to help
manufacturers avoid problems such as batch and source variation of
ingredients, caking during storage, bridging in hoppers and
sticking during production.
UK manufacturer and supplier of texture analysis equipment Lloyd
Instruments announced this week that it has launched a new test
fixture designed specifically to meet the quality assessment
requirements of spaghetti, pasta and noodlesproducers.