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Nestlé accelerates action to tackle plastic waste

Last year, Nestlé committed to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste, and has now laid out its plans to achieve it. Nestlé, who owns more than 2,000 brands, has pledged to phase out all plastics that are not recyclable or are hard to recycle […]

Posted 16 January 2019

Rise in food and drink acquisitions

2018 was another record year for food and drink industry transactions, with 777 registered in the bevblog.net mergers and acquisitions database, an average of 15 each week.

Posted 15 January 2019

Get portion wise with new guide

The British Nutrition Foundation has launched a practical guide to portion sizes, Find Your Balance, to help us understand not just which foods to eat, but how much and how often, in order to maintain a healthy weight and balanced diet.

Posted 14 January 2019

AI date verification system from OAL

Food technology specialist, OAL, has launched the “world’s first” artificial intelligence-based vision system, April Eye, for automatic date code verification.

Posted 11 January 2019

Gourmet chocolate firm going with the flow

An artisan confectionery company producing handmade chocolates and treats says it has boosted production after upgrading its packing process by investing in a horizontal flow wrapper.

Posted 7 January 2019

Gove appoints Food Waste Champion

A new Food Surplus and Waste Champion to help drive forward the government’s plans to cut food waste has been appointed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove.

Posted 31 December 2018