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Food businesses missing R&D tax credits

Food production companies across the UK are missing out on research and development (R&D) tax credits worth tens of thousands of pounds due to the fact that they are unaware of their eligibility to claim, according to Compass Accountants. The accountancy firm, which specialises in R&D claims, says a key issue in this failing is […]

ROUND-UP: Shelf Life

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. anCnoc Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has released its eagerly anticipated 1975 Vintage. Britvic Soft Drinks has created J2O Garden Rose, a new limited edition […]

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Alginate sausage casing

FMC Corporation’s Health and Nutrition division has introduced its new lineup of alginate-based sausage casing solutions for use in all major types of coextrusion sausage making equipment. They promise superior casing strength with improved appearance, sensory properties, throughput rates, shelf life, cooking performance and eating qualities, and result in considerable savings to sausage manufacturers. Unlike […]

Printer for small layouts

With the TTO 05, Multivac Marking & Inspection has added a new thermal transfer printer with a print width of up to 32mm to its portfolio. The smallest and cheapest of the TTO models, it prints at a resolution of 300 dpi and at a speed of up to 500mm/s. As the company’s smallest thermal […]

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SHELF LIFE – Round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. Pip & Nut is shaking up the nut butter category with the launch of three new products: Peanut Butter, Almond Butter and Coconut Almond Butter. […]

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New platform for processing innovations

The new Natural Processing Solutions platform from Top and its partners provides insight into the opportunities that new processing technologies can offer. Companies that are looking for innovative methods to process food can start their quest here. The technologies have in common that they process products in a natural way, with better preservation of quality […]

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INGREDIENTS: Weekly round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Ingredients news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at mailto:carly@bellpublishing.com. Hydrosol is meeting the rising demand for meat-free alternatives with new all-in compounds for the manufacture of vegetarian and vegan cold cuts, and alternatives to hot […]

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Healthy eating tops the resolution list

Happy New Year! I hope you all enjoyed the festive season. The arrival of each New Year brings with it the usual ‘new year, new me’ claims as consumers make their New Year’s resolutions – often including something along the lines of eating less ‘naughty’ foods and/or eating more ‘healthy’ foods. Indeed, new research from […]

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SHELF LIFE: Round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com. The Coca-Cola Company will roll out the global brand Fanta in a frozen carbonated format in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Sweden and Denmark initially, with […]

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Natural sports drink

Top has developed a natural sports drink based on fresh whey as part of the Dutch IPC project Food, Sports and Health. A study by Top on the functioning of proteins shows that minimally processed and unheated proteins potentially have a better contribution to muscle recovery after exercise, which leads to better sports performance. Therefore, […]

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Dutch attempt to reduce salt in processed meats

A number of Dutch meat processors, retailers and food innovation company Top have started a collaboration to achieve salt reduction in meat products without loss of flavour, texture or shelf life. The companies are exploring the possibility of using pascalisation technology and vegetable fibres to offer an alternative to salt. The first results are promising. Research has shown that in the case of […]

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New thermoformers

ULMA Packaging’s new generation of TFS Thermoformers are described as the most hygienic on the market thanks to a design, which provides easy access for deep cleaning to help food manufacturers meet and even surpass the most exacting regulatory standards demanded by today’s industry. Especially suitable for ready meals, fresh meat, processed meat, fish, poultry, […]

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