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Round-Up: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news.

Posted 7 December 2016

ACE UK members achieve 100% target for traceability of wood fibre

100% of wood fibre purchased globally in 2015 was either FSC certified or FSC controlled wood, reveals the ninth annual Proforest report on the Chain of Custody (CoC) commitment made in 2007 by Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) members.

Posted 5 December 2016

Walkers halves water and carbon use on farms

PepsiCo UK & Ireland has announced that it has halved the amount of water and carbon used to grow potatoes for Walkers Crisps in water stressed areas as part of its ‘50 in 5’ commitments, launched in 2010.

Posted 5 December 2016

Detecting success

Anritsu Infivis has unveiled the Dual Wave M5 metal detector, designed to simplify operation and minimise false rejects through improved trouble shooting and help screens.

Posted 5 December 2016

Salmonella warning over damaged salad leaves

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can stimulate the presence of the food poisoning bug Salmonella in ready-prepared salad leaves.

Posted 1 December 2016

Latest issue - November 2016

  • Product focus: Soups and sauces
  • Ingredients: Clean label
  • Packaging: Conveying; Coding & marking
  • Processing: Food safety
  • Show coverage: Food Matters Live; Hi Europe