New products

 

Passion fruit flavours launched

Synergy has launched a new range of passion fruit flavours to meet the rise in demand for more exotic tastes. Available in five taste profiles, the range offers manufacturers the flexibility to create new and exciting flavour combinations tailored to suit their needs. Prompted by prominent sporting events such as the Brazil World Cup in […]

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Ecotrophelia UK finalists announced

IFST and Campden BRI have announced the finalists of Ecotrophelia UK 2015. Student teams from Cardiff Metropolitan University, University of Nottingham, PepsiCo and Leeds Trinity University will go on to compete at Ecotrophelia UK. This year marked the most entries ever received for Ecotrophelia UK, so the competition was high. The entries were carefully reviewed […]

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Summer freeze

Kopparberg has turned its attention to the rising trend for frozen beverages with the launch of the world’s first frozen cider – Kopparberg Frozen Fruit Cider. Available in Strawberry & Lime and Elderflower & Lime, the drinks sit alongside the brand’s current range of premium Swedish ciders. Packaged in a metallic pouch, the cider should […]

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Call for better alcohol labelling

The European Parliament’s committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety has supported a resolution calling for a new EU strategy to tackle health harm from alcohol to be put into action for 2016-2022. The resolution also emphasises the importance of better labelling of alcoholic drinks including ingredients and nutritional information. A coalition of public health […]

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Turkish delight

A new addition to its growing list of ready meals ingredients has been unveiled by Snowbird foods. Its Lamb Koftes are irregularly shaped pieces, which are fully cooked and frozen as part of the production process so they can easily be incorporated within prepared ready meals. They contain in excess of 90% lamb and the […]

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Own label healthy foods at five-year high

Supermarkets across Britain have reached new levels in stocking their shelves to appeal to a healthier appetite, with new research from Mintel revealing that the share of own label food products launched carrying a better for you claim reached a five-year high in 2014. 6.6% of own-label products launched in 2014 carried a low, no, […]

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Industry reacts to 2015 Budget

Following the delivery of chancellor George Osborne’s final Budget before the UK general election, Food & Drink Technology has rounded up the mixed responses from the food and drink industry.   Jim Moseley, interim director general at the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), says, “The focus on business and support for manufacturing announced in the […]

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UK Scotch whisky market decline

The UK market for Scotch whisky declined by nearly 5% last year as the industry and consumers continue to be hit by tax of almost 80% as a share of the price of an average bottle of the drink in an increasingly competitive sector. Figures published last week by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) reveal […]

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Wraparound labels

CS Labels have launched its new wraparound style peel and reveal labels. After feedback from clients and product development and testing, the new wraparound style labels can be a cost effective alternative to the traditional method, which involves several labels adhered to each other to form a layered effect. The wraparound label is just one […]

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