Ishida solution for chicken products

Three Ishida IX-G2 Dual Energy x-ray inspection systems are providing quality control for chicken breast fillets and deboned thigh meat produced at the Haerland factory of Norway-based Nortura, an agricultural co-operative and the largest supplier of meat and eggs in Norway.

Food for thought

Women spend two and a half hours a day talking or thinking about food, according to a recent survey commissioned by Nature Valley. Men spend slightly less time doing so, dedicating around two hours a day to food thoughts. As a woman working in the food and drink industry, it’s fair to say that I […]

Happy Easter!

It’s April already – Q1 seems to have flown by doesn’t it? – and many are currently enjoying the Easter break; as such, I thought I would make this week’s blog entry a seasonal one. Easter means big business; new research from Mintel has revealed that almost seven in ten (68 per cent) UK consumers […]


Anaphylaxis campaign founder receives award

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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Zaini selects Bon Bon Buddies to distribute its products in the UK

Italian confectioner, Zaini, has selected Bon Bon Buddies to distribute its products in the UK. Bon Bon Buddies already distributes Zaini products in France and Poland. The UK Zaini range includes Spiderman, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Disney Frozen chocolate surprise eggs available as part of Bon Bon Buddies’ all year round offering.  In addition, a […]

Pork Farms re-launches brand

Pork Farms is to re-launch its range of branded chilled savoury foods, which includes cold pies, slices, sausage rolls and Scotch eggs. The packaging will, for the first time, highlight that Pork Farms products contain 100% British meat and are colour coordinated by variant and flavour. Each SKU in the range carries its own Union […]

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