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The rise of food tech

The food industry’s evolution in how product is sold and distributed to the way product is produced is attracting private equity investment. Mark Lynch, partner at Oghma Partners, reports

Plant for growth

It’s no secret that the plant-based food industry is growing at an exponential rate. People are making a concerted effort to eat more healthily and more sustainably, and are scouring the shelves for meat-free options, writes Neil Hansford, food technology expert, Air Products.

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Automating production at the world’s first facility making omega-3 oil from marine algae

When two international companies created the world’s first high-volume facility manufacturing omega-3 oil from natural marine algae, the $200 million joint venture had to minimise any impact at the plant, which was already producing another product. Even more challenging, this had to be accomplished while adding new automation capabilities and upgrading a variety of systems and equipment. Del Williams reports

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Plastic pallet experts power into 2021

Goplasticspallets.com MD Jim Hardisty explains how 2020 has presented an opportunity for the company to further bolster its team and strengthen its partnerships.

Covid-19: towards online solutions for food safety

Stephen Whyte, founder and MD of food safety software solutions business Qadex, reports that the months spent in lockdown has seen a profound and positive change in the company’s interaction with customers, as well as highlighting the move towards a digital future for the food safety industry.

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