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These are all the posts that have been tagged with Japan.

Inspection system sorts best from wurst

German meat and sausage manufacturer Goldschmaus Natur says new X-ray inspection equipment is helping it meet the standards necessary to export products to Japan.

Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws globally by 2020

Starbucks Coffee Company has announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from its more than 28,000 company-operated and licensed stores by making a straw-less lid or alternative-material straw options available, around the world by 2020.

The safe way of drinking

Metal packaging hygiene product MySip, is seeking a business partner to help place its product onto the market.

Q1 food and drink exports reach £5.2bn

The latest export statistics from the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) reveal that Q1 2018 exports of food and drink have grown by 5.5% to £5.2bn, from £5.0bn in Q1 2017.

Eyes on the prize

“We eat first with our eyes” is a saying with various origin stories. However, it doesn’t really matter who said it first, because modern science has proven that it is true. Miguel Campos explains how important it is for food manufacturers to engage consumers with the right packaging

India takes over packaged tea market

According to the latest Mintel research, while the story of tea begins in China, India took the top spot as the global leader in volume sales of packaged tea last year.

Pink is the new white

Since September last year, when Barry Callebaut revealed ‘ruby’ – the fourth type in chocolate next to dark, milk and white, and 80 years after the introduction of the latter – we have been wondering how manufacturers will incorporate the new offering into their products.

Round Up: Ingredients

Here is your weekly round-up of ingredients news. Next week’s round-up will focus on packaging news.

Consumer attitudes to sugar content analysed

Concern about sugar is on the rise globally, with nearly half of all consumers saying they are more concerned about overall sugar consumption than they were three years ago, according to a new DSM report.

Consumers quizzed on acacia gum

Supplier of acacia gum, Alland & Robert recently asked polling organisation Toluna to carry out a survey in the USA, UK, Japan and Germany to find out how much consumers know about acacia gum.