GEA’s step-by step automated food lines now available with track and trace
GEA is offering food manufacturers a layer of enhanced functionality on a variety of its food lines which enables track and trace of every single ingredient used throughout the duration of the production process.
Research reveals altered buying habits of UK consumers due to brand mislabelling and contamination
According to new research conducted by GS1 UK, 45% of UK consumers would change their future shopping habits based on previous cases of brand mislabelling or contamination.
Kvarøy Arctic uses IBM blockchain to trace Norwegian farmed salmon to North American stores
Kvarøy Arctic, a major producer of Norwegian farmed salmon, has announced that it will join IBM Food Trust to enhance the traceability of its Arctic salmon and help foster consumer trust across its supply chain.
Happy Meat beef traceable to a single cow
Happy Meat has launched in the UK as Britain’s first climate-friendly beef that is premium grade and traceable to a single free range cow.
Sleaford Quality Foods to launch free-from range
Sleaford Quality Foods (SQF), a cross-category supplier to the foodservice and catering industry, is set to launch a new range in the UK.
Tetra Pak launches Connected Packaging platform
Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which it says will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools.
Equinom says “Open Sesame” to local markets
Equinom, a seed technology company, has launched a new patented sesame variety. The high-yield, high profile, sesame seeds provide advanced organoleptic characteristics plus a shatter-resistance trait that makes them suitable for mechanised harvesting.
Food safety, Ingredients, Packaging, Processing, Regulatory, Sustainability
Frutarom’s annatto colour certified organic
Frutarom Natural Solutions, a division of International Flavors & Fragrances, has received organic certification for its natural annatto colour.
Bühler strengthens its strategic position and continues to grow
The Bühler Group has released its annual results for 2018, which shows the business continued its positive development over the last year, following the integration of Haas and the establishment of its third business pillar, Consumer Foods.
Tetra Pak launches new digital printing technology
Tetra Pak is to become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer.
AI date verification system from OAL
Food technology specialist, OAL, has launched the “world’s first” artificial intelligence-based vision system, April Eye, for automatic date code verification.
Food safety, Packaging, Processing, Regulatory, Sustainability
Cargill outlines plan to end cocoa deforestation
The Protect Our Planet plan provides concrete actions the company is taking to achieve 100 percent cocoa bean traceability, among other aims.
Coop improves labelling with NiceLabel
Swiss food manufacturer Coop has selected NiceLabel, a global developer of label design software and label management systems, to help it improve accuracy of labelling and food safety and streamline its labelling processes at its factories and in-store bakeries.
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Shoppers concerned about buying meat post-Brexit, says new research
Shoppers may avoid buying meat if they cannot be sure it has been produced in the UK, amid concerns that standards on imported food will slip following Brexit, according to new research.
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