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While packaging is often penalised for its contribution to the waste issue, industry has long been championing it as part of the solution to food waste, rather than part of the problem – so it’s pleasing to see UK government recognising the role of packaging in protecting both products and human health, as well as preventing food waste, in its new anti littering strategy.
Orangina is gearing up for summer with new bikini and trunk packaging for its 420ml bottles. The limited edition beachwear designs will be rolling out from 1 May in the UK.
Mondelēz International has unveiled four new finished production lines, the result of a £75 million investment, at its Bournville site in Birmingham.
Business secretary Greg Clark MP and UK food and drink industry chief executives will come together at the Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) forthcoming Convention to address the triple challenges of Brexit, obesity and the new industrial strategy.
After just 12 months in business, The Great British Biscotti Co in Christchurch, Dorset, UK, is meeting rising demand – and now national distribution – for its range of biscuits with the installation earlier this year of a PFM Pearl entry level flow wrapper, capable of 150 packs a minute.
The PFF Packaging Group, which was established in 1993, employs a total of 240 people and is the UK’s largest independent producer of thermoformed plastic food packaging. Here, managing director Andy Bairstow predicts that owner managed companies are the ones to watch as they are able to react more quickly and more flexibly to customers’ needs.
No longer a category sought only by consumers who avoid animal products for ethical reasons, the popularity of vegan has been expanding across all categories. In food and drink, the rise of vegan was evident at The Natural Food Show, held earlier this week in London.
Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news.
Air Products has introduced the SafeChill system, its latest addition to the Freshline food processing portfolio.
Welsh government is inviting companies and research organisations to apply for a share of up to £1 million funding to develop solutions to make the food and drink available to children healthier, while reducing the cost.
Britvic has taken significant steps towards exploring wood fibre bottles as a viable packaging option for multiple sectors.
The Scottish Food Crime Unit, part of Food Standards Scotland (FSS), carried out a roadshow this week to raise awareness of the different types of food fraud, its potential seriousness and how to report it.
British logistics company Wincanton has announced a new contract with Britvic, extending the relationship to 29 years.
Chocolate bars, sweets and biscuits could shrink by as much as 20% under new guidelines designed to help manufacturers cut the amount of sugar in children’s products.
Nestlé UK and Ireland’s flagship confectionery brand KitKat will contain extra milk and extra cocoa from this week as the food giant continues efforts to reduce sugar.