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Move to automation

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.

“Anyone can be successful if they work hard enough”

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.

Yes, ve-gan

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.

Round-Up: Processing

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

Welsh government looks to tackle childhood obesity

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.