The UK frozen food category is worth £8.6bn, and is set for a further boost with the launch of a new promotional campaign from the British Frozen Food Federation to coincide with Christmas.
The best new frozen food products in both retail and foodservice were recognised at the British Frozen Food Federation’s (BFFF) Annual Product Awards (7 June 2018).
According to resource recovery specialist Axion, most flexible plastic packaging can be recycled, however, investment of £100 million in collection, sorting and recycling infrastructure would be needed to make it happen in the UK.
Following its commitment to become the first major retailer globally to eliminate plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023, Iceland has revealed that the first ranges to be rolled out as part of the initiative will save a total of 150 tonnes of plastic every year.
Ozo Innovations has welcomed Tania Howarth as chairman to the board. Howarth previously occupied the role of chief operating officer (COO) at Nomad Foods.