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

Wasting away

Following last week’s look at the food waste generated from pumpkins during Halloween festivities, this week I have been diving deeper into the wider problem of fruit and veg waste.

Round Up: Packaging

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

McLaren invests £3m in Stirling packaging facility

Premium drinks supplier McLaren Packaging has invested £3 million in the construction of a new facility in Stirling, Scotland for subsidiary Blue Box Design, the specialist designer and manufacturer of bespoke presentation boxes for the UK food and drink sectors.

£6m investment for UK potato supplier

Potato supplier Branston has announced the completion of a £6 million investment at its Lincoln, UK site which includes a new grading system and WarmStor system.

Teenager designs chocolate bar of the future

A 16 year old from Scotland has been crowned the winner of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) #ISeeMore competition, in partnership with Mondelēz International.

Food waste horror story

Happy Halloween! Now the third biggest holiday celebrated in the UK, preceded only by Christmas and Easter, more than 10 million pumpkins are expected to be bought and carved this year.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Exporting success

As the UK prepares to leave the EU, we are being reminded that exports represent a huge opportunity to the UK food and drink sector.

Round Up: Shelf Life

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

Consumer confidence in dairy foods is top priority

Global demand for dairy products is rising and the popularity of nutritious dairy produce remains strong. Consumer expectations on food safety are high and food safety will be a key topic discussed in depth at the forthcoming World Dairy Summit in Belfast, 30 October- 2 November.