New high pressure verification tech aids food packaging safety

In what has been described as a first for the inks and food industries, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has launched a high-pressure ‘ink’ which...

Raw ingredients distributor awarded BRC accreditation

Cornelius Group, an independent European distributor of raw materials and ingredients for the food and beverage industry, has been awarded BRC accreditation. Whilst Cornelius complies...

Europe’s soft drinks industry agrees 10% sugar reduction by 2020

Europe’s soft drinks industry is rolling out a new initiate to combat sugars levels amid surmounting scientific evidence and changing consumer preferences. The commitment will...

Glanbia picks up nutrition duo with €181m investment

Global nutrition group, Glanbia, is investing around €181 million to acquire two companies, Amazing Grass in the United States and Body & Fit in...

HQC reinforce safety of plastic scoops for food and beverage

Plastic scoop manufacturer HQC Incorporated has reinforced the safety of its scoops for use with food and beverage products, including dairy. Because the safety of...

New categorisation of food scares will help protect food chain

Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new comprehensive categorisation of food scares, a study in the British Food Journal reports. The food...

Sugar-free drinks don’t aid weight loss, say academics

Sugar-free and diet drinks are often seen as the healthier option, but researchers from Imperial College London have argued that they are no more...

Troy Foods awarded Sword of Honour for health & safety commitment

Troy Foods, the Leeds-based vegetable and salad producer, has been awarded the Sword of Honour by the British Safety Council in recognition of its...

UK bans fatty sugary food advertising to children

In a bid to help protect the health and wellbeing of children, advertising of high fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) food and drinks in...

Defra release measures to protect poultry against Avian Flu

The Government Chief Vet has declared a Prevention Zone introducing enhanced biosecurity requirements for poultry and captive birds, helping protect them from a strain...

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