David Reading, who founded the Anaphylaxis Campaign in 1994 after his daughter died of an allergic reaction to peanuts, was the recipient of the inaugural Dorothy Cullinane Award at the recent Society of Food Hygiene & Technology (SOFHT) luncheon. The new award, in memory of Dorothy Cullinane, the highly regarded expert in food labelling and […]
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According to Canadean, chocolate is becoming increasingly popular among 35-44 year old UK consumers, however, research shows that these consumers pay little attention to its product formulation. Canadean’s survey finds that 46% of consumers aged 35-44 claim that ‘natural products’ are neither important nor unimportant when they look for chocolate. Moreover, 66% have never put […]
Here is your weekly round-up of Packaging news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org. With just one month remaining until the main elements of the Food Information to Consumers EU 1169/2011 Regulation (FIC) are due to come into effect in […]
With just one month remaining until the main elements of the Food Information to Consumers EU 1169/2011 Regulation (FIC) are due to come into effect in the UK, analysis of the industry’s journey toward compliance has identified where issues may persevere for those involved with the sale of food and drink products. The third in […]
The Food Standards Agency has published a nationwide snapshot survey on a cross-section of pre-packed processed foods both with and without allergen advisory labelling. The survey aimed to provide an improved understanding of the type of allergen advisory labelling used on pre-packed processed foods in the UK and whether the labelling was related to the […]
Family owned Country Products, which packs dried foods and snack products, turned to marking and coding specialist Allen Coding when it needed to upgrade its main production line at its North Yorkshire, UK plant to cope with extra capacity and minimise downtime.
With the deadline in December for compliance with the majority of the Provision of Food Information to Consumers Regulation fast approaching, companies and associations are offering support to food and drink businesses struggling to understand and/or implement the new legislation. Having received numerous enquiries regarding the legislation, Campden BRI Regulatory Advice Service has produced a […]
The top ten trends likely to impact the food industry have been identified by Innova Market Insights from its ongoing analysis of key global developments in food and drink launch activity worldwide.
Glanbia Nutritionals has launched OatPure gluten-free oats. Certified at max 10ppm gluten to exceed industry standards, the oats are developed at Glanbia’s new food grade milling facility in Portlaoise, Ireland, guaranteeing gluten-free oat traceability and purity. Current labelling guidelines state that only oats that test at 20ppm or under can be labelled gluten-free to comply […]
Fairway Foodservice is helping wholesalers and caterers meet impending changes to legislation on food labelling and information to customers by relaunching its food information for consumers (FIC) app. The Erudus One program, a detailed product specification database, allows Fairway members and their customers to view a comprehensive range of information on more than 9,500 products. […]
Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at email@example.com.
Coding specialist Interactive Coding Equipment (ICE) is helping the Real Yorkshire Pudding Company to increase its production line efficiencies following the UK first installation of the company’s new ICE Vulcan print and apply labeller.
With the recent comment by GS1 that the “larger brands are making considerably more progress towards compliance of the new food labelling regulations than the smaller brands”, the prospect of possible bottlenecks at some printers toward the end of the year could soon be a very dire reality, according to CS Labels. Labelling rules in […]
Clipper is increasing its efficiency and flexibility with four new bespoke packaging systems from machine system specialist Frontline Packaging, working in conjunction with CDi Worldwide.
Sato has introduced two new printing and labelling solutions for the food industry. The new TH2 All in Box is a ready-to-use pack which includes a TH2 printer and labels so users can start labelling quickly while meeting stringent food preparation and labelling regulations. The new Judo Food handheld labeller is a flexible labelling solution enabling […]
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has announced the start of a month of food and drink activity with online export community Open to Export, designed to help small and medium-sized food and drink companies grow their exports business. A joint initiative between Open to Export, government and industry, the Food and Drink Export Month runs […]
Myths of short runs and poor quality are in the past when it comes to digital labelling. Simon Smith, MD of CS Labels, discusses the benefits of digital printing, many of which reach deeper than sticky labels…
The September issue of Food & Drink Technology is due to hit desks this week and as we have super-sized the issue this month, I apologise if it makes a dent in your desk when it lands! The first of some major shows coming up throughout autumn are upon us, so we’ve included comprehensive previews […]
Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) today announced it is adopting the UK government’s voluntary front of pack nutrition labelling scheme, which combines nutrient amounts and percentage Reference Intakes (RIs) with colour-coding to show how much fat, saturated fat, salt, sugar and energy (calories) is in a product. Having gauged British consumers’ views on the scheme, the […]