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These are all the posts that have been tagged with labelling.

Carmine Colour Replacement Announced

LycoRed has developed new formulations of vegetarian red colourants as part of its Tomat-O-Red line of tomato lycopene colour to be used in various food and beverage applications. The new formulations provide deeper red lycopene colour with blue backgrounds – similar to the shades from carmine – making them a natural solution for food manufacturers […]

New front-of-pack labelling system for UK foods

The government has announced that a new front-of-pack labelling system is to be implemented in the UK. Printed on the label is nutritional information detailing fat, saturates, sugars and salt levels – colour coded to indicate how low, medium or high they are – along with details pertaining to energy values and serving count. Whilst […]

High-speed sensing in a ‘mini’ package

SICK, a producer of sensors for industrial applications, has introduced SICK KTM, a mini sensor that provides maximum contrast detection reliability for high-speed packaging processes. The sensor achieves fast-paced print mark detection on a wide range of packaging media, including reflective material such as high-gloss foils and where contrast levels are low; thus, it is […]

Peanut allergy study ‘first of its kind’

A clinical study commissioned by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) hopes to identify, for the first time, how sensitivity to peanut is altered by external factors including exercise and stress. Peanut allergies affect 200,000 to 400,000 people, and approximately 1 in 50 children in the UK. The three-year TRACE study will be led by Dr […]

Labelling the future

Innovation is changing the face of the entire print industry, says Jules Lejeune, managing director of European self-adhesive labelling association FINAT

April 2013

Plasma brings preservation progress Labelling the future Vitafoods Europe turns sweet sixteen Making the most of meat

Industry agrees to publish meat test results

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has agreed with the food industry to publish the results of industry testing of meat products, to provide a clearer picture of standards in the food chain. It has also declared that the results will be made publicly available. The decision was taken at a meeting to address how testing […]

Vitafoods South America hoping to double debut size

Organisers of Vitafoods South America say they’re hoping that this year’s event will be double the size of last year’s debut show. The exhibition will feature around 200 leading global nutraceutical ingredients companies, including Copalis, Croda and Fortitech, as well as a raft of first-time exhibitors. This year’s show will comprise an exhibition and conference, […]

July/August 2013

Confectionery Labelling Cartoning & sleeving Show Preview: Drinktec

FIR consultation launched

Defra is asking UK businesses and consumers for their views on plans for new legislation to improve the information provided to shoppers, allowing them to make informed choices about the food they buy. The updated legislation will implement the European Union food labelling legislation (Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011) and will also reflect current industry practice […]

Survey reveals concerns over ‘misleading packaging’

A survey of more than 2,000 UK consumers has found that more than 80 per cent believe packaging could mislead them into making unhealthy food purchases. And a further 65 per cent say that packaging and labelling affects their purchasing decisions. The research by private label software specialist Trace One also revealed that younger age […]