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UK food and drink exports climb

This week, the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has reported that UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports have continued to grow in 2014, rising to £6.5bn in the first six months of the year – an increase of 4.8% on the same period in 2013. Exports performed well in both non-EU markets (+12%) and in […]

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Beverage flavoured confectionery

The taste of cola, ice tea, tonic and ginger ale is popular around the world – and not only in beverages. Trends from the beverage industry are increasingly spilling over into other segments of the food industry such as confectionery. To meet this trend, Doehler has developed a range of natural flavours and colours as […]

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Coca-Cola Life campaign

Coca-Cola Enterprises has announced a huge marketing support campaign which includes OOH, print, digital and experiential to support the launch of Coca-Cola Life as it seeks to build consumer awareness of its new brand. The lower calorie cola gives people another option when choosing a Coke to fit their lifestyle, whether that is Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Life […]

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Peach collection for beverages

Sensient Flavors Beverage Europe’s new peach collection captures the authentic profiles of four popular varieties of peach: Yellow Peach, characterised by its fleshy and juicy notes and offering a taste profile with balanced sweetness and acidity; White Peach, which has subtle floral notes; White Donut Peach, which offers a fruity and ripe flavour with a […]

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UK prepared meals market

Research and Markets has announced the addition of Canadean Ltd’s new report Consumer Trends Analysis: Understanding Consumer Trends and Drivers of Behavior in the UK Prepared Meals Market to its offering. The report provides an overview of the market analysing market data demographic consumption patterns within the category and the key consumer trends driving consumption. […]


New bakery ingredients division

G.R Wright & Sons has unveiled its new multi-million pound manufacturing site at Delta Park, Enfield in the UK and created a new division called Wright’s Bakery Ingredients. Located a mile from Wright’s flour mill in Ponders End, the purpose built 50,000ft2 facility allows Wright’s to further build on its expertise in producing pre-mixes, concentrates and […]

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Almond use continues to climb

According to the latest Innova Market Insights Global New Products Report, almonds outpaced overall food and nut introductions around the world in 2013, climbing 35%, compared to a 10% increase in 2012. As the number one ingredient nut for eight years running, almonds continue to lead new product introductions around the world and over multiple […]

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Amber filtered vodka is a first

Producer of alcoholic beverages in the Baltics Latvijas Balzams (LB), in co-operation with Latvian scientists, has created the first amber filtered vodka – Amber Gold. Amber Gold is premium quality vodka with a mild taste that will be offered on the Baltic market as well as exported to other markets. The Baltic amber used in […]

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New savoury rices from Veetee

Veetee is launching a new range of savoury rice this month based on different styles of popular cuisine from around the world. Available in six flavours, ranging from Spanish Paella to Mexican Spicy to Indian Biryani, the new products provide a base for cooks looking to experiment with different cuisine types. Each variation can be […]

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Scotland reacts to Russian trade embargo

First minister Alex Salmond chaired a meeting of the Scottish Government Resilience Committee (SGoRR) this morning to discuss the impact of the immediate Russian trade embargo on food imports from the west. The ban on food products including fish and seafood, beef, pork, poultry, cured meats, sausages, milk and dairy products and fruit and vegetables […]

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Leatherhead creates leadership team

A new leadership team has been created at Leatherhead Food Research that increases support for members and customers and adds investment in resources and customer communications. “The success of Leatherhead depends critically on our ability to understand and communicate with our customers and members,” says CEO, Dr Geoff Spriegel. “I see this restructure as a […]

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