The UK food industry has been slammed by consumer groups for its
rejection of an industry-wide colour-coded labelling scheme, just
as consultation on a voluntary front of pack labelling scheme ended
From gleaming stainless steel valves to industrial scale kettles,
the guts of Winn-Dixie's failed food business are displayed on the
Internet as equipment from two of the company's plants are put up
Food makers and ingredients firms will benefit from a new European
platform that will prioritise research and development initiatives
to keep the €800 billion food and drink industry
competitive,reports Lindsey Partos.
A new study reminds food manufacturers that the distinct €14
billion children's food and drink market must not be "overlooked",
with opportunities still ripe in a host of product sectors,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Innovations from some of Russia's leading agricultural and food
processing machinery suppliers were recognised at the AgroProdMash
2004 exhibition which took place in Moscow recently, underlining
Russia's commitment to improving...
Despite tough new rules on GM food labels, food makers will stick
to non-GM alternatives as new evidence from the UK shows British
consumers will continue to refuse to buy foods containing biotech
Changes to laws governing waste, energy consumption and emissions
are forcing plants to alter their methods of operation. Anthony
Fletcher spoke to the UK Environment Agency's head of waste
management to find out what plant managers...
An electronic nose could sniff out considerable savings for food
manufacturers as researchers use the latest technology for the
early detection of 'undesirable off-odours and microbial
contaminants' in dairy and bakery products.
In the same week that the US food watchdog releases new findings on
the presence of acrylamide, the probable human carcinogen, in
processed food products, the American Chemical society will
dedicate an entire symposium to this sensitive...
The EU could be about to consider legislation that would make the
down-chilling of some ambient food products during transportation
compulsory. Such a move would be eagerly supported by gas and
equipment suppliers, who believe that...
This year's Foodex Meatex exhibition - which the organisers believe
could be the most successful yet - promises to showcase the latest
innovations in meat processing. A quick look at a couple of planned
product launches suggests...
It is just two months since Uniq, the UK-based convenience food
producer, announced that it was putting its St Ivel yoghurt
business up for sale, but a buyer has already been found in the
form of Danone, the French dairy, biscuits...
In 1926, the Commonwealth Government created the Council for
Scientific and Industrial Research, the body that later became
CSIRO. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of this event, several
functions were held throughout Australia...