Food manufacturers, retailers and other food industry players are failing to connect with consumers who are tuning out of mainstream messaging and infesting their own comms channels, says angel investor, business mentor and philanthropist, Mike Greene.
X-ray systems are increasingly replacing metal detection equipment as food manufacturers respond to growing regulatory and consumer demands for safer products, said Terry Woolford of Eagle Product Inspection.
The UK food and drink industry is facing a “notable skills gap” – a trend that if not reversed will hit the sector’s ability to compete on a national and global scale, said the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
A lack of engineering graduates has created a challenge for the food manufacturing sector in terms of vacancy filling or expansion projects and we spoke to the head of HR at Nestlé to hear about the food giant’s strategies to remedy the deficit.
Robotics and automation will help food processors offset higher raw material and energy costs, claims the Centre for Food Robotics and Automation (CenFRA), as it prepares to open its new site in Doncaster, Northern England this week.
Novis, the publisher of DairyReporter, 22 other business news
websites and more than 50 specialist e-newsletters, is changing its
name to Decision News Media, to convey the editorial ethos that has
made the group's news services...
Increasing production efficiency to generate higher profits is the
aim of every plant manager. But now manufacturers have to think
about their legal obligations to reduce waste and conserve energy.
Can new fluid handling technology...
Food manufacturers on both sides of the Atlantic will soon be
obliged by law to keep detailed records of the supply chain. As a
result, more and more bottling and packaging lines are adopting IT
technology to meet market - and legislative...