Beans on toast may be ultra-processed but it contains nutrients, British Nutrition Foundation highlights.
TorqSense transducer is being used to monitor the constantly changing flow characteristics of materials in foods.
Faerch programme – Tray 2 Tray by Faerch – an industry first in ready meals with Tesco.
Retailers have ample opportunity at the point of purchase to persuade a shopper to opt for private label.
Caroli Foods Group, a meat product processor for the Romanian market, has launched a range of chilled ready meals under its brand Maestro, prepared using the Micvac in-pack cooking and pasteurisation technology.
The fact that sales of premium ready meals grew in the UK by between 7 and 8% in 2013 whilst 65% of consumers say they want to eat fewer ready meals and cook more is a classic example of behavioural economics at work, according to customer insight agency Engage Research. Behavioural economics is a reaction to […]
With long shelf-life and ovenable up to 240°C, the new ConviTray can expand product opportunities for the €30 billion ready meal market. It is the first PVC and EPOXY-free ready meal tray to enable in-container pasteurisation for extended shelf-life of fresh products and can be re-heated to real gratination temperatures of 220°-240°C in conventional household […]
In a life-cycle assessment carried out by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU), the environmental impacts of the main long-life food packaging solutions in current use have been compared. The results compared to food metal cans, glass jars, retortable pouches and plastic pots, the carton pack has the best environmental performance. Compared to […]
Mettler-Toledo, a global provider of precision instruments and services for professional use, has developed a range of papers and resources to assist ready meal manufacturers. The guides detail how manufacturers can enhance productivity and maintain regulatory compliance in convenience food manufacturing. They provide real examples that are designed to increase productivity and product quality in […]