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Round Up: Shelf Life

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

Record breaking year for Wolf Packaging

Wolf Packaging, whose UK business arm is based in Birmingham, received orders for over 300 machines in 2018, while the group’s profitable revenue exceeded €30 million for the first time in the company’s history.

Unilever acquires snack brand, graze

The deal is the first to be secured by Unilever’s new chief executive Alan Jope since his appointment last month. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

IFE 2019 ambassadors unveiled

The International Food & Drink Event (IFE) 2019 has announced it is collaborating with six industry experts for this year’s fair, to “help build the best and most insightful IFE for buyers and producers alike”.

Big nutrient knowledge gap uncovered by new research

The demand to live a healthier lifestyle is increasing, yet 4 in 5 people across Northern Europe do not know about the essential nutrients they have in their diet, according to new research published by Arla Foods.

Japan’s Asahi buys Fuller’s for $327 million

Japanese brewer Asahi is buying the beer business of Britain’s Fuller Smith & Turner’s for £250 million ($327 million), in a deal that will allow Fuller’s to focus on its pub and hotel holdings.

Baby, what an opportunity to educate!

As the UK government gets set to consult on the mandatory fortification of flour with folic acid, it’ll be interesting to see how discussions play out – particularly as parties on both sides of the argument are equally vociferous in their views.

Consumer confusion over free-from allergen labelling

Allergen food labels are a source of confusion for today’s Brits according to latest research from Mintel, as only 37% of consumers agree that it is easy to identify which allergens a product is free from by its label.